From the daily archives: Monday, September 21, 2009

I just wrote about an email I received from Tom Delay’s daughter asking me to vote for her dad on Dancing with the Stars tonight.

It turns out that the email address to which they sent the message has only been used twice by me: once to register with The Buckeye Insitute (a local, Ohio conservative group) and once to register with the Coalition for a Conservative Majority.

In case you aren’t familiar with the CCM, it’s the conservative “grass-roots action and advocacy organization” group founded by Ken Blackwell and, yes, you guessed it: Tom Delay.


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I just received an email asking me to ‘vote early and vote often’ for Tom Delay on tonight’s Dancing With The Stars episode. The message was sent to one of the email accounts I use exclusively for registering with conservative causes and candidates.

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Some Good News from the Culture War

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I’m a little late with my post on the passing of the “Equal Housing and Employment Act” by the Ohio House. But hey, blogging doesn’t pay the bills (yet?).

So there’s already been coverage of supposedly moderate Ohio Republicans voting against it despite their previous support for non-descrimination legislation (talking about you, Josh Mandel).

And everyone was shocked by Democrat Jennifer Garrison’s support given her horrible past record on LGBT rights.

But I think one of the more remarkable facts behind this story is that five Republicans did the right thing and voted for it. Reps. Blair, […]

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