From the daily archives: Friday, April 13, 2012

Ohio-based Diebold Corporation announced yesterday that in the coming weeks it will begin moving nearly 200 Ohio jobs to India.

You may recall hearing Diebold in the headlines exactly one year ago.

On April 12, 2011, John Kasich proudly announced that he had struck a deal to keep the company in Ohio in which the company accepted a package of state and local incentives totaling $100 million, including $56 million from the State.


The State’s agreement, outlined in the May 23, 2011 minutes of the Ohio Tax Credit Authority, grants Diebold up to $2 million […]

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I was in a sparse theater this morning as the documentary movie Bully debuted in Columbus.  Fewer than twenty were in attendance at the Drexel Theater, including the team of four from the local ABC affiliate who were audibly disappointed with the turnout, though I’m unsure of their own personal reviews of the film.

Before I go on, know that I’m going to talk about the film and YOU MUST make seeing it a priority.

The film follows the lives of a handful of adolescents from Oklahoma, Missouri, and Mississippi who are victims of bullying by their peers for having […]

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The Ohio Democratic Party released a new video yesterday that hilariously highlights the unbelievably bad decisions Josh Mandel has made since taking over as Treasurer. The video is definitely worth watching just for a good laugh at Mandel but while you’re watching, try to keep in mind that this stuff ACTUALLY HAPPENED. And evidence suggests it’s been happening for a long time.

During the campaign for Treasurer, Mandel promised to bring in highly qualified financial professionals – not friends or political hacks – to work at the Treasurer’s office. But once sworn in, he immediately hired his inexperienced friends […]

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