From the daily archives: Monday, July 31, 2006

(ht BSB) via Canton Rep:

Maybe this all is irrelevant. I don?t usually make political predictions this early, but I’ve been watching this race, and I think it is over. Unless he commits some enormous political blunder, Strickland wins with about 54 percent of the vote this November.

I’ve got about the same assessment. This Blackwell campaign has to be one of the biggest displays of junior varsity politics seen in the state in some time. We are looking at a B or even C side club. In fact, most Republican campaigns that matter are looking that way. […]

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Great session at B’palooza with George Nemeth. It’s fun to see these as I was busy with the Shiners. He makes some good points about the concept of MTB and the first year of it. Plus as a bonus, Anthony gets George to show off the kilt!

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Ohio: Senator Mike DeWine (R) joins a growing list of GOP incumbents who have fallen behind in their bid for re-election. Sherrod Brown (D) leads DeWine 44% to 42%. While that’s well within the margin of sampling error, it’s the second time in three polls that the Democrat has held the edge. It’s troubling for any incumbent to be at 42% in a summer poll. Data and Article Coming Later. Ted Strickland (D) continues to hold a double digit lead in the race for Governor.

Continues to be bad news for Rs. Wish the lead would widen in Senate race. […]

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This could be it. I might be going worldwide with this one. Via email earlier:


For Immediate Release


Who : Eric Vessels of

What : Video of Vessels dancing like a mad man at bloggapalooza 2006 on the barstools and along the back wall to the sounds of Ghetto Wisdom. This video is one of 21 video clips – 20 interviews and one shuffle – to be aired over the next week at blueohioan.

Where : Exclusively on

When : Video debuts at 9:30am, Monday, July 31st at

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