From the daily archives: Friday, October 24, 2008

1. The economy sucks and these guys want to invest 600 MILLION DOLLARS into Ohio. You really want to tell them no?

2. Ohio is hemorrhaging jobs and this project could bring up to 5,000 new jobs to the state. You want to be the one to tell the 6,000 former-DHL employees in the same county as the proposed casino that they won’t have any other options?

3. The casino people aren’t asking for tax abatements or trying to get the state or city to help with construction costs.

4. They aren’t trying to trick the voters by pretending this […]

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I’m amazed that I have heard almost nothing about the Supreme Court races this year especially after reading about the latest ridiculous ruling by Ohio’s Republican-controlled Supreme Court.

In short: the court ruled that a new law could be applied to cases filed before the law was enacted – which basically throws out 40,000 pending asbestos-related court cases.

Talk about activist fucking judges!

That means thousands of Ohio’s workers faced with life-ending diseases like asbestosis and lung cancer will have their cases thrown away because the Republican judges favor big business – specifically the insurance business – over Ohio’s […]

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Charles Fried, a professor at Harvard Law School, has long been one of the most important conservative thinkers in the United States. Under President Reagan, he served, with great distinction, as Solicitor General of the United States. Since then, he has been prominently associated with several Republican leaders and candidates, most recently John McCain, for whom he expressed his enthusiastic support in January.

This week, Fried announced that he has voted for Obama-Biden by absentee ballot. In his letter to Trevor Potter, the General Counsel to the McCain-Palin campaign, he asked that his name be removed from the […]

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Their desperation is absolutely complete and whole when they are spending good money on “chicken button” ads:

(via Pandagon)

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