Here Comes Super Weenie!

  –by Rafael Barker– “This place changed my life once already.” Those are the words of Super Weenie owner Jason Myer, whose takeout hot dog shop is slated to open in the space formerly occupied by Jamie Miller’s vintage store “Collage”. To hear Jason tell it, 805 Quarrier Street will …

When Taking a Stand Means Kneeling Down

“It’s not about unreasonable force by the police or unethical profiling of specific ethnic populations in our country! It’s not about equality, or seeking to rebalance the national, cultural landscape. You’re disrespecting the flag! You’re disrespecting our sacred symbol for “the land of the free”. How dare you disregard ‘the …

Freedom from the Cloth

On June 24th, hundreds of men and women gathered downtown to rally and march topless in what Mayor Jones called “a naked spectacle.” The truth is, this statement clearly shows he is one of a great many who just don’t get the point of advocating for women’s rights. I’ve heard …

Medical Marijuana

In a state where the rate of opioid overdoses has increased by 16.9% and where 41.5 of every 100,000 people has overdosed, West Virginia has been begging for a solution to an epidemic. Bipartisan supporters of Senate Bill 386 believe they have found the answer. Signed into law by Governor …

The Rosie Movement

Is it possible for a social movement to succeed in America without blaming anyone? Can’t America agree on something that needs to be done and just stand up and do it? I’ve counted on this. I’ve worked for nine years in Kanawha County to create ways for Americans to work …

The Charisma Factor

The Charisma Factor by Diana Workman Miller Some of you may be too young to remember Bush 41, aka George H. W. Bush, but I’m not. I’ve always loved politics, but Bush 41 was a bore. I remember trying to watch one of his State of the Union addresses in …