From the daily archives: Tuesday, July 10, 2007

State Representative Tom Brinkman introduced another crazy bill today trying to ban all abortions in Ohio.

Here’s the important part of Brinkman’s HB 284:

On and after the effective date of this amendment, all abortions are prohibited in this state

It also makes doctors “liable in compensatory and exemplary damages in a civil action”.

Crazy wingnuts. Will they ever learn?

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Somehow I missed this until this morning; Bob O’Shaughnessy died this past weekend.

Robert Emmet “Bob” O’Shaughnessy Jr., who carried on his family’s funeral-home business and was renowned as a behind-the-scenes political adviser, has died.

O’Shaughnessy, 62, learned only two weeks ago that he had cancer.

After his release from the hospital, he carried an oxygen tank to attend his final Columbus Crew game last Sunday, said his son, Robert Francis O’Shaughnessy.

An avid Crew fan, O’Shaughnessy played club soccer when he was at the University of Notre Dame.

O’Shaughnessy served as a treasurer on a number of Democratic […]

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Exercise balls!

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Biden being Biden

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Jerid posted a nice blurb yesterday afternoon (what? My paying job has been monopolizing my time lately!) about Joe Biden campaigning in New Hampshire.

As we started the Senator offered me a cookie. Yea, you read that right. He offered a cookie. Like I said, he’s a funny guy. Quick on the draw, and with a sense of fashion (check out that seer sucker suit in the photos). That’s all any of us really need out of a candidate right, fashion and humor?

Biden has a remarkable ability to relate to people. He’s charming, personable, quick-witted, and able to […]

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