From the daily archives: Sunday, September 30, 2012

Wall Street pins Kasich to the wall
by Pari Sabety

Let’s recap where we are in that rolling drama called JobsOhio…As has been observed by BudgetWatcher, Leonidis on this site, and others, the JobsOhio legislation has raised serious constitutional questions about the ability of the legislature and the Governor to give away public assets to a private enterprise.   Because, at its most fundamental, that is what is happening with the JobsOhio transaction.

Ohioans have been here before.  They’ve seen lots of these job creating schemes come and go.   In 1851, after bailing out canal companies to whom they’d lent millions of dollars, […]

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