From the daily archives: Thursday, November 2, 2006

Basically, a Mansfield woman quit her job at Wal-Mart – and she was a dedicated employee, even getting married in a Wal-Mart – because they joined the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. She seems to misunderstand the point of business – to make money.

Today Wal-Mart is not the same company Mr. Sam started. I think he would rather see it go under than to see what it has become. Mr. Sam loved God ? the store he began does not!

Pandagon collected a number of totally awesome quotes from, and I’ve copied a few […]

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New Kreider ad

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More corruption at the BWC

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In today’s papers

The Ohio Bureau of Workers? Compensation is investigating a potential new scandal within the beleaguered agency: whether political influence played a role when premium rates for certain employers were lowered without proper justification.

A draft internal audit released yesterday shows that, in 75 percent of the 153 largest reductions, agency rules weren?t followed or there was no record authorizing or explaining the changes to determine whether they were legitimate.

When bureau workers who processed the changes asked for justification for transactions, “they were instructed that such documentation was not required,” according to the audit.

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Chandra wins one for voters

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Ohio2006 has an excellent summary.

“Today was a good day for democracy,” plaintiffs’ attorney Subodh Chandra said to me late tonight as he drove back to Cleveland, after helping negotiate a consent order in the federal lawsuit challenging the new voter ID requirements in Ohio. “This is not a case without a victory. We achieved a consent order that contains major victories for voters.” In particular, the consent order “ensures that thousands of Ohioans whose votes were at risk because of a vague statute, compounded by the secretary of state’s failure to give directives (followed by a wrong and […]

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