From the daily archives: Saturday, June 27, 2015

Now that the Supreme Court has spoken grandly  on two issues so damaging to Mike DeWine’s holy war in Ohio, shouldn’t the attorney general’s friends give him a gold watch and send  his agenda down to a burial mound on the Ohio River?  It would be a major step in ushering the state into the  21st Century.

As you may have heard, the Supremes ruled that Obamacare was the law of the land and also decided that same-sex marriage was OK in all 50 states. Both meteoric decisions struck a fatal blow to DeWine’s own failed reading of […]

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Senator Sherrod Brown and Jim Obergefell held a conference call with reporters this afternoon to discuss the historic, game changing U.S. Supreme Court decision extending same-sex marriage to all 50 states.  Brown and Obergefell, the Cincinnatian whose loving relationship with his late husband John Arthur led to the decision, told reporters that opponents of today’s ruling can no longer stand in the way of committed partners who want to enjoy the benefits and privileges of marriage.

Republican candidates for president and other Republicans who hold high office did not embrace the court’s decision today. Gov. Kasich and others like him running to be president, clearly embrace the […]

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Billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are among the recent arrivals to the growing stable of White House wannabees. Meanwhile, Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich delays the long-awaited declaration that he’s running for president in 2016.

The governor of Ohio now realizes the nomination won’t be handed to him, like his second term race for governor was last year. Doing well in New Hampshire, he quipped recently, can put a candidate on a rocket ship.

If Mr. Kasich hopes to get a ride on a New Hampshire rocket ship, the results […]

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