From the daily archives: Monday, October 9, 2006

Come up with the best caption for this photo from the Toledo Blade- and you’ll win a Plunderbund t-shirt.

Anything goes- as long as it isn’t: Pull My Finger.

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Sherrod Brown and… Adam Brody?

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Not sure what Adam Brody is doing campaigning with Brown, but if helps get out the youth vote, I’m all for it. Luke Perry, on the other hand, is an Ohio native.

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UPDATE: Please be sure to read the comments. Renee pops in and clarifies – she was providing a rough transcript of the talk she attended, not necessarily her views. I’ve left the rest of my post unedited, but substitute any references where I imply I’m replying to Renee with references where I imply I’m replying to the people at the talk. 🙂

I was reading a post Renee put up at Howard Empowered that provided me an opportunity to talk to someone of faith who might actually be interested in listening to what a godless heathen might have to […]

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Blackwell on the campaign trail

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Ever wonder why these photos never show a packed room?

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From majikthise:

Last month, feminist blogger Biting Beaver wrote about a nightmarish experience she’d had with a broken condom and a callous medical system that refused to give her emergency contraception over the counter or by prescription.

Instead of getting medical care during the critical 72-hour window of opportunity, BB was stalled, humiliated, scorned, quizzed, and deceived. A nurse tried to tell her that EC was “the abortion pill,” and other health care providers grilled her about her sexual history and her marital status. Her pharmacy wouldn’t sell it to her OTC, her doctor wouldn’t call in a […]

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Strickland: Ken who?

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This is awesome:

“Ken Blackwell is going to say what he is going to say because he is my opponent and wants to diminish my service in the House of Representatives,” Strickland said. “He simply doesn’t know what he is talking about. I don’t think he has any idea how I served the district, so I pretty much ignore what he says, because he is basically irrelevant in terms of the future of Ohio, as far as I am concerned.”

Ouch, indeed.

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Yesterday the Dispatch officially endorsed Ted Strickland for Governor. Not surprising after Blackwell’s meltdown in the sit-down with the editorial board, IMO.

Ohio is falling behind in jobs, education and optimism. It has been riven by bitter and closely decided presidential elections. More than anything, the next governor of Ohio must be someone who can bridge political gulfs and enlist the help of all Ohioans to make the state a national leader again. For this reason, The Dispatch urges voters to elect Democrat Ted Strickland on Nov. 7.

I especially liked this passage:

Blackwell has proclaimed that he is […]

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Noe and Friends: The Way We Were

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ProgressOhio has a nice video of Tom Noe speaking in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio, and who he chooses to introduce.

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