From the daily archives: Saturday, September 22, 2012

We can discuss policy until the cows come home, but when it comes to presidential politics, there is no doubt a certain percentage of the population that will never, ever, ever vote for Barack Obama for one very specific reason.

It’s not the health care program Republicans named after him, or the myths about him being a communist or socialist or secret Muslim.

It’s the color of his skin. Plain and simple.

We all tend to avoid discussing this topic because it’s uncomfortable for people on both sides of aisle. No one wants to admit – not Democrats or Republicans […]

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On September 13th, Hilliard Tea Party member Carol D. Bicking submitted a voter challenge to hundreds of OSU students.  Bicking appears to be following the strategy promoted by True the Vote which aims to intimidate Democratic voters, like students or African Americans, into staying away from the polls this November.

If the Board of Elections accepts the challenge, students would be sent a subpoena to appear at a hearing to question their voting status.  Students would then have a minimum of three days to prepare for the hearing, and possibly hire legal counsel, all because some nasty Tea Partier didn’t […]

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