From the daily archives: Monday, September 24, 2012

We recently reported that a local Tea Party activist was attempting to intimidate Ohio State University students through voter challenges.  We’re happy to report today that the Franklin County Board of Elections recognized her claims as bullshit (just like we predicted) and they sent her packing.

Today’s meeting of the Franklin County BOE only had one thing on the agenda: the voter challenges sought by Hilliard Tea Party member Carol D. Bicking.

If the challenges were accepted, notices would have been sent to the hundreds of OSU students whose voting status had been challenged and they would have a […]

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In case you read yesterday’s post about Randy Newman and wondered “what kind of person wouldn’t vote for President Obama simply because of the color of his skin”, today we have the answer.

His name is Jason, and he called in to today’s Talk of the Nation on NPR with Neal Conan.

The show centered around Washington College History Professor Richard who recently wrote a piece for the New York Times about President Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation.

In the middle of the show, after hearing lots of interesting information about Lincoln and slavery and the huge […]

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“I accept the findings of the Inspector General’s report. I was wrong and I’m sorry for my lack of judgment,” said Stan Heffner on August 2, 2012, the day the Inspector General released a detailed, 14-page report exposing Heffner’s “lack of judgment”, or as we call it in the real world — breaking the law.  Heffner did not mean that he would be more than willing accept the appropriate punishment for his misdeeds.

Inspector General Randy Meyer made it perfectly clear that Stan Heffner unequivocally ignored the law as he testified before the Senate Finance Committee (Heffner feigns […]

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