From the daily archives: Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Guitar chick is a friend of mine.

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Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is the first Virginian Governor in nearly a decade to declare April (the month Virginia seceded from the U.S.) Confederate History Month.  I wonder if this will be in Keeling’s next “Governor envy” post. 

Here’s some passages from McDonnell’s declaration:

April is the month in which the people of Virginia joined the Confederate States of America in a four year war between the states for independence that concluded at Appomattox Courthouse; Virginia has long recognized her Confederate history, the numerous civil war battlefields that mark every region of the state, the leaders and […]

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The Dayton Daily News story I wrote about yesterday was later edited to revise the quote from Husted’s campaign spokesman from indicating that the campaign was still decided whether to attend to a definite no.

However, the Dayton Daily News edited the story without noting that the Husted campaign quote was an update or what the Husted campaign had said about the event just a few days ago.

I’m guessing Jon Husted blew a gasket and swore up and down that he wasn’t going and forced them to report it without noting the change in position.

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Related posts:

Pt. I😕 You?d think there?d be drugs involve in a drug raid? Pt. II: Trooper lied; the Dispatch denies Pt. III: Former Patrol leader mislead the Senate Committee about prior Patrol/KKK photo flap.

Reginald Fields’ story in today’s Plain Dealer?is the first real newsstory that puts the so-called “Troopergate” political mess into perspective.? The entire thing is just a trumped up scandal motivated by politics.

It all stems from Governor Strickland’s efforts to bring a wayward Ohio Highway Patrol back into line.

You’d be hard pressed to make a case that the […]

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I finally had some time to watch the video, and … well, it might be tough to watch. It appears completely authentic. War is an ugly business, especially when mistakes are made.

Watching, I can’t imagine how the helicopter crew saw AKs and RPGs, but I will accept that they thought that is what they saw. Obviously, RPGs are bad news for helicopters; if someone has an RPG and is preparing to fire it, that is something that must be addressed by the helicopter.

I think, in the end, this is probably one of those textbook examples of “bad […]

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Howie Klein and I talked a little while ago, here’s the story.

“It’s time to no longer be defined by our mistakes,” says Russo.?”This new legislature, in my own hometown, needs precisely the experience I can deliver, and I’m not going to let a stupid mistake I made almost a decade ago stop me from trying to deliver it.?Not for one second.”

It’s so on.

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