From the daily archives: Sunday, August 3, 2014

Ohio Headline Highlights is a weekly Sunday roundup of major and minor news about people, politics and government from last week.

Kasich Makes Another Illegal Cabinet Appointment With Hodges At Health

On Friday John Kasich released a statement saying he was going to appoint Rick Hodges as Director of the Ohio Department of Health.  Hodges is  a former lawmaker who currently leads the Ohio Turnpike Commission but is not a doctor and doesn’t have any public health experience. He will replace Dr. Ted Wymyslo.

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The word from deep in the heart of Texas is that when the Republican congressmen return to their House after a five-week break for potty training, their first order of business will be to pass crazy Lone Star Rep. Louie Gohmert’s s bill to move the remainder of the session to Stonehenge. A Gohmert aide explained that this group of Republicans is eager to be part of ancient history and there would be no better setting than the mysterious circle of tall standing stones.

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