COLUMBUS—Allies who commonly support the Obama Administration offered sharp criticism of an upcoming trade plan at a town hall meeting Wednesday night, insisting it could cost American workers jobs and undermine Wall Street and environmental reforms.
The two-hour meeting featured a half-dozen speakers who each advised Congress not to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, a complex treaty to govern international trade among the United States and a dozen other nations. As a group, these nations control more than 40 percent of global trade.
“Ohioans would be well served to look at the catastrophic results of recent such arrangements,’’ […]Full Story... →
Reporters who have traveled with Gov. Kasich on his national stand-up stage tour have quoted him as warming up to “people’s problems”. Here’s how Kasich, a practicing born-again, explained his new concern for the less fortunate during a stop in West Virginia:
“For some reason the Lord has made me more aware of people’s problems. And I take that awareness seriously.”
Kasich often reminds us that he’s a blue-collar kid from Western Pennsylvania, so you have to wonder why it has taken all of these years to recognize the needs of others. As a sort-of black-collar witness of the coal […]Full Story... →
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