From the daily archives: Wednesday, January 2, 2008

GOP Blog Obsessed With Dems

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The Ohio Democratic Party’s blog doesn’t get updated very often, but when it does- the news is usually good. The posts are about positive things the ODP or Ohio Dems are doing.

But State Of The Union, the Ohio GOP Blog, seems to be following the lead of former-RAB blogger Matt Naugle: attack the other party for everything they do.

It’s gotten so bad over at the GOP blog that Ohio Republicans are mentioned at all in the past 10 posts. Democrats, however, are mentioned a lot: 6 posts are about Governor Ted Strickland, 2 about AG Marc […]

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Big Brother is watching!

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It’s a brave new world indeed, as a survey is out that shows the US is one of the worst surveillance states in the world.

In terms of statutory protections and privacy enforcement, the US is the worst ranking country in the democratic world. In terms of overall privacy protection the United States has performed very poorly, being out-ranked by both India and the Philippines and falling into the “black” category, denoting endemic surveillance.

Thanks King George. And a very special thanks to Congress for being enablers. Land of the free and home of the brave, my […]

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The Ohio GOP blog published a post today title “Marc Dann is a national embarrassment”.

Their reasoning: Marc Dann had to reprimand his communications director (Leo Jennings) for using profanity in an email.

The way I see it- Jennings may be a foul-mouthed, short-tempered- but this is obviously not a scandal and certainly not a national embarrassment- nothing along the lines of, say, Ohio Republican Congressman Bob Ney pleading guilty to corruption charges or Ohio’s Republican Governor Bob Taft being convicted for accepting and failing to report gifts and golf outings.

Now THAT, my friend, is a national […]

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LOLcats for peace

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