From the daily archives: Friday, November 16, 2007

MC Frontalot might be my favorite artist right now. And you’ve certainly never heard of him.

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Ken Blackwell is teaming up with disgraced, money launderer Tom DeLay in a new “grass-roots action and advocacy organization” called Coalition for a Conservative Majority.

DeLay is still under indictment in Texas and accused of violating campaign laws which, I imagine, is why he can’t run the organization himself.

According to their press release , the goal of the group is to defeat “the liberal Shadow Party” that is trying to “elect Hillary Clinton President of the United States in 2008.”

The group “plans to establish several local chapters in major media markets throughout the country” particulary those “where […]

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The ongoing battle against the oppressive, christofascist forces of Citizen for Community Values continues today when attorneys representing Ohio’s strip club owners head to court in Cleveland in an attempt to convince a judge that the new anti-strip club law is unconstitutional.

[ AP article ]

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According to an article in today’s Dispatch

Mosaica Education Inc., a company that operates for-profit charter schools in Ohio, is refusing to release a teacher’s personnel files and records of an investigation that led to the teacher being fired “for getting physical with a student” at the Columbus Arts and Technology Academy.

In Ohio, teacher’s personnel files are considered public records and schools- even for-profit charter schools- MUST make the information available immediately if asked for it.

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Reading through my google alerts this morning I found this semi-interesting piece of news with a really big mistake:

Former American Presidents George Bush Sr. and Bill Clinton have been delegated by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations to be honorary heads of a committee planning festivities for Israel’s 60th anniversary next May. Clinton has been roundly criticized as anti-Israel following this year’s publication of his book Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid.

Obviously, the book mentioned in the article- and the associated criticism – both belong to former president Jimmy Carter not Bill Clinton.

Clinton is […]

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