From the daily archives: Thursday, April 5, 2007

Ohio governor Ted Strickland donated his left-over inaugural celebration money ($300K) to a food bank.

Which is exactly the kind of thing you would expect from a Democrat- and a refreshing change…

Contrast that with Bob Taft- who spent his left-over celebration money ($200K) trying to convince voters to pass a ballot Issue (issue 1) that was part of his Third Frontier economic stimulus plan. The issue, which would have allowed our state to borrow $500 million dollars, was rejected by voters – saving Ohio from being thrust into even more debt by the typical, Republican, borrow-and-spend mentality.

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RABid has gone… rabid

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There’s a reason for the nickname, folks. Matt “Mama’s Boy” Naugle crossed a line, big time, this morning in his efforts to slime Jennifer Brunner (and defend Bennett). I struggled for a long time trying to craft an appropriate response, but in the end I balked because a) I’m not all that gifted a writer, and b) I didn’t want to link to what he posted and further disseminate the mud being slung.

Mud being slung at someone who is not even remotely related to politics, other than being Jennifer Brunner’s college-aged son. Additionally, it is private stuff that has […]

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Eric: …and video coverage here! 😉

(Caption overheard on the internet… Dick Cheney has a hell of a 1000-yard-stare, doesn’t he?)

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Tony Snow:

At a late-February press briefing, White House spokesman Tony Snow was asked about reports that two Army brigades were being sent to Iraq without any desert training. His reply was widely quoted at the time: “Well, but, they can get desert training elsewhere, like in Iraq.”

What happened?

On February 9, the Savannah (Ga.) Morning News reported: “At least 143 soldiers joined Fort Stewart’s 1st Brigade too late to participate in a final combat exercise before their units deployed to Iraq. Last week, one of those soldiers – Pvt. Matthew T. Zeimer, 18 – was the first from […]

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