From the daily archives: Sunday, March 8, 2015

Kevin O’Brien, the Plain Dealer’s deputy editorial page editor, wrote that U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder “lives and breathes racial politics” and that the Justice Department is “racially obsessed”. These wicked insights from the leaning ivory tower of Planet PD were sent to the reader in O’Brien’s screed about the clearance of Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

And whose investigation cleared the officer of guilt? Oh. The “racially obsessed” Justice Department!

I must tell you, folks, when weirdness and non sequiturs are permitted by press freedom – which I stoutly favor […]

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When John Kasich says others need to hear Ohio’s story, he’s really saying others need to hear John Kasich’s largely self-serving, self-constructed, purposely partial story of catering to special interests and the status quo. In his first term, Gov. Kasich signed one bad law after another that took from the poor to give to the rich and put women behind the eight ball when it comes to their reproductive health decisions. Gov. Kasich and his expert PR handlers know they can spew easily disproved malarkey and Ohio media will swallow it whole like a hungry dog wolfing down a […]

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February’s employment report shows the U.S. added 295,000 jobs last month, an impressive number that brought the national unemployment rate down to 5.5 percent. Experts say the increase from January to February brings job totals to 2.8 million above the previous peak, meaning total employment is up 11.5 million from the employment recession low. Private payroll employment. which is favored by many over public sector jobs, increased 288,000 in the same time frame, bringing private employment to 3.2 million above the previous peak. Refreshingly, that translates into private employment up 12 million from the recession low.

U.S. Secretary of […]

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