From the daily archives: Monday, January 9, 2012

Nice thinkin’, Kasich

On January 9, 2012 By

Sears rejecting Ohio’s $400 million offer was the best thing to ever happen to the State of Ohio.

Remember, Kasich claims that using JobsOhio “secret” math, Ohio was guaranteed to get a return on its investment within a year.  So, what kind of headlines would Governor Kasich had seen if Sears had accepted his offer?

First, we learned on December 30th that Sears was closing hundreds of stores including six K-mart stores in Ohio this year.  Ohio is tied for second with only Florida have more planned store closings.  The result is hundreds of jobs lost.  Kasich would […]

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Here’s what Governor Kasich sent via his official gubernatorial twitter account last week as President Obama came to Ohio to announce the recess appointment of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to the Consumer Financial Protection Agency and to discuss the economy in general:

First, Kasich is required by the Ohio’s constitution to have the budget balanced, and he had the benefit of his predecessor, Governor Ted Strickland, leaving Kasich a nearly billion SURPLUS in his last budget.   Obama’s predecessor?  Not so much.

Second, Kasich hasn’t cut taxes, at least not yet.  Kasich kept income tax cuts […]

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