From the daily archives: Sunday, May 2, 2010

Been getting asked this a lot.

First, I still believe Jennifer Brunner is going to win this primary.? I do.? So I don’t think I’m going to have the problem of having to support Lee Fisher against Rob Portman.

Now, let’s say for the sake of argument that Lee does manage to do on Tuesday what he could not do in his previous two statewide elections, namely, win.? Modern has defined Lee’s problem very well.? Lee will be seen to have limped across the finish line, only with outside help, against an opponent who was almost unfunded, while repeating precisely […]

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Talk about your last minute endorsements.

Former U.S. Treasurer (pull out a bill from your wallet or purse that was printed during the Clinton Administration)/Ohio Treasurer Mary Ellen Withrow has apparently endorsed Jennifer Brunner.

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Join us on primary election night for a special internet radio show live here starting at 10 p.m.

We have a few folks calling in, taking questions about their race, and talking about the general election.? Our guests will include:

Governor Ted Strickland (confirmed) U.S. Democratic Senate candidate/Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner (confirmed) Democratic Secretary of State candidate Maryellen O’Shaughnessy (confirmed) Ohio Treasurer Kevin Boyce (confirmed) Ohio House Majority Whip Jay Goyal (D-73) (confirmed) […]

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So my Issue 2 rant is getting Joe all worked up about being late to his poker game……..let’s start another debate!

I’m voting for Issue 1, to re-authorize Third Frontier.? It’s not a perfect program, but I think it is the kind of public-private partnership that we need to foster in Ohio.? Third Frontier is forward leaning, innovative, and laser focused on the future, which is rare in a state where most such matters are governed by a backward neanderthal grunt instinct – for example, casino gambling.? How original!? And regressively non-helpful, too!

My philosophical problem with Third Frontier […]

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Busy as hell lately, but I’m gonna try to comment on how I plan to vote on Tuesday (as opposed to how I plan to visit as many polling places in District 7 on Tuesday ;).? Today, I’m gonna comment on Issue 2.

Last time around, you may recall, I voted against casino gambling in Ohio on one principal – such principal being that I’d like to see the Dickensian parasitic feasting of corporate interests on Ohio’s poor stop at some point.?? It’d be nice, don’t ya think?? I mean, really – haven’t we all given enough of our skin […]

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