From the daily archives: Sunday, February 19, 2012

[Full disclosure: I’m a long time friend of David’s wife Lorraine and have known David for several years. I attended their wedding.]

Sometimes talk is cheap. Sometimes posts are weak.

Last week Greg wrote a piece taking David Robinson, Democratic candidate for Ohio House in the 21st District, to task for allegedly not voting in the past election to help stop Issue 2 (SB5). The post was fueled by a press release attacking Robinson for this very thing.

Let me start by saying I don’t know Donna personally or politically, but based on Greg’s earlier post […]

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This morning, GOP Presidential front-runner Rick Santorum expanded the right’s war on women into a war on families. On Face the Nation, Santorum announced that he opposes paying for prenatal testing during pregnancy because, in his words, “the customary procedure is to encourage abortions” among fetuses found to be “disabled.”

Holy cow, where should we even start with that?

I’ve personally had two high-risk pregnancies thanks to what is affectionately referred to as my “advanced maternal age.” I underwent screening (not testing, I’ll explain the difference later) for genetic problems. Before you can even get the screening you […]

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In the ongoing battle between party chairman Kevin DeWine and Governor Kasich, it’s becoming increasingly clear which team is the more sensitive of the two.

On Thursday I wrote about Mike DeWine’s defection from Mitt Romney supporter to Rick Santorum groupie. I proposed a couple of reasons why DeWine, often criticized by fellow Republicans for being too moderate on social issues, might switch his support to the most radical social conservative in the race.

But it turns out the decision may have had more to do with hurt feelings than with politics. According to the New […]

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