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Dropping out of the electoral college is a bad idea

The West Virginia Record Nov. 2, 2012, 8:30am

In the opening scene of the classic caper comedy It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, a motorist speeding down the highway goes off a cliff and crashes. Several other cars pull over and some of the occupants make their way down the embankment in time to hear his dying words about the location of a buried treasure. Then, the fun begins.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans asked to complete military survey

The West Virginia Record Nov. 1, 2012, 8:09am

Dear Editor:

Down with the EPA! Power to the People!

The West Virginia Record Oct. 26, 2012, 8:00am

One good thing you can say about tyranny is that it gives its victims an opportunity to assert their humanity.

THEIR VIEW: Happy Election Day!

The West Virginia Record Oct. 25, 2012, 11:35am

By HOPPY KERCHEVAL

McGraw doesn’t mind out-of-state interests meddling on his behalf

The West Virginia Record Oct. 19, 2012, 8:00am

State Attorney General Darrell “Quick Draw” McGraw may say he doesn’t like out-of-state special interest groups interfering in West Virginia politics, but he’s willing to make an exception for outside interests meddling on his behalf.

THEIR VIEW: Obama blind to virtues of oil, gas companies

The West Virginia Record Oct. 16, 2012, 1:17pm

By DAVID OWEN

When did we approve public financing for the state attorney general’s race?

The West Virginia Record Oct. 12, 2012, 8:00am

When it was first proposed, we strenuously objected to the pilot program for public financing of the elections for supreme court justices. We pointed out, among other drawbacks, that public financing forces taxpayers to pay for the campaigns of candidates they oppose. It also favors current office holders by preventing their challengers from outspending them to overcome the advantages of incumbenc

THEIR VIEW: Two initiatives are big for W.Va.

The West Virginia Record Oct. 11, 2012, 8:24am

By RICK THOMPSON

Patrick Morrisey should debate an empty chair

The West Virginia Record Oct. 5, 2012, 8:00am

Clint Eastwood’s performance at the Republican National Convention certainly was different, but his spontaneous decision to use an empty chair to represent the current occupant of the White House was truly inspired and continues to resonate with voters.

THEIR VIEW: West Virginians step up to stop prescription drug abuse

The West Virginia Record Oct. 3, 2012, 7:47pm

By BOOTH GOODWIN

The misadventures of a Little Goody Two-Shoes

The West Virginia Record Sep. 28, 2012, 9:00am

Once upon a time there was a little girl who dreamed of growing up to be a judge. Her brain was chock-full of ideas for changes in the court system. She just knew that the "different" ideas she'd thought up all by herself would make things better.