From the daily archives: Thursday, October 11, 2007

From Lisa Renee at GCJ, this from the Bob Latta campaign:

Today, the Buehrer campaign, through his manager Jim Banks, has submitted a records request at BGSU. What is to gain by attacking my wife? All of these records are public. There has never been anything to hide. So what?s the point?

I guess in my opponent?s case, when you get tired of attacking the candidate you attack his family. To attack my wife is beyond belief. Please point me to another election in northwest Ohio when this has ever happened. Mr. Buehrer, I am only going to tell […]

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Even though I don’t smoke pot, I do believe people have the right to do so without having to worry about the police arresting them.

Needless to say, I find laws against possession and/or use of drugs ridiculous and unneccessary- especially laws against Marijuana.

So… when I saw this article in the Vancouver Sun– it really got me thinking.

Here’s the opening paragraph:

Former Marijuana Party candidate Marc Boyer has been sentenced to three months in jail after pleading guilty in Vancouver Provincial Court to possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

Considering this is his FOURTH conviction- […]

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TechCrunch does the heavy lifting so go there for details, but CNET founder Shelby Bonnie has a new politics site that you all might want to check out called Political Base. Interesting wiki-type concept and good use of donation data. It’s worth an afternoon plunder and a bookmark. The site even allows you to embed certain data sets live into your own blog or site.

Perusing the Ohio data I find that on a national level, Ohio is still technically a “red state” in terms of donations to presidential candidates. The two leading Dems […]

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Funniest thing I’ve read all week. Hands down. In a comment at RightAngleBlog. Yes, the wingnut capital of Ohio. One of the last remaining places that will allow this “true progressive patriot” to comment. His lunatic rage has him aligned with Christofascist Wingnut Homophobes. I’ts lovely. For entertainment purposes only. Do not try this at home.

Dave Hickman said,
Wrote on October 11, 2007 @ 8:05 am

I’m sure Matt appreciates, even if secretly, that PlunderDUMB Eric Vessels and Frat Pig BS Blogger Jerid Kurtz pops in to comment here at RAB “traffic is traffic” even if […]

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