From the daily archives: Friday, June 14, 2013

It’s either that or they’re going with “Unofficial Kasich campaign committee.”

Let’s remember that the entire idea of JobsOhio came from Mark Kvamme, a maxed out campaign donor to Kasich who just also happened to be one of the major funders of Kasich’s Recharge Ohio PAC and other PACs that Kasich used to keep his political staffers on the payroll during his time in the political wilderness between his failed 2000 presidential bid and his 2010 run for Governor.  The day AFTER Kvamme left JobsOhio, he just happened to write $25,000 in campaign donations […]

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Ohio ranks 47th in private sector job creation over the past month when you measure by percentage increase in new jobs (which is a fairer way to measure as it accounts for differences in population).  Today, the Pew Charitable Trusts put those numbers in this handy graphic form:

Not only is Ohio tied for 47th, but over the past twelve months, Ohio has barely shown any job growth at all.  In fact, the only way Ohio could drop lower is if it were actually losing jobs.

But never fear, fellow citizen, JobsOhio is […]

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One thing we know for sure: the Republicans in the Ohio Legislature care more about ideology than the Constitution.

We aren’t surprised, therefore, that the Republicans are pushing forward with a blatantly unconstitutional anti-abortion bill.

The bill is likely designed to be unconstitutional under current law because it imposes an undue burden on women who seek abortions.  Some in the anti-abortion community seem to believe that if they keep passing laws that are against the existing case law, the Supreme Court will one day take a case and overrule Roe v. Wade.   To that we say: if you can count […]

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