From the daily archives: Wednesday, August 5, 2015

When John Kasich kicked off his presidential campaign at the Ohio State University on July 21st, 2015, he had his priest there to provide spiritual encouragement for the invitation-only event.

Father Kevin Maney, from St. Augustine’s Anglican Church in Westerville, OH, offered up a short and simple invocation that politely but firmly encouraged Jesus to help Kasich “act with courage, boldness and power” during his run for president.

Maney later posted a video of himself delivering the brief prayer on his blog, The Anglican Priest.  A quick review of his blog shows that Maney, Kasich’s spiritual leader, often uses this online […]

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If time and political inclination allowed, Fox News debate moderators who will wrangle with the top ten GOP White House wannabes in Cleveland Thursday evening could but probably won’t ask them these 11 questions Ohio Women want answers to.

Republican candidates, including Ohio Gov. John Kasich who barely made the cut, will be there for the first of more GOP debates in advance of the start of primary state voting next year. In order to help these candidates explain their vision for the future, Majority Ohio, a new organization founded to educate Ohioans around reproductive health and economic issues, […]

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Fox News on Tuesday announced the line-up for its prime-time debate this Thursday in Cleveland, Ohio. When the Republican circus comes to Ohio’s North Coast, the center ring line up will feature, in descending order, real estate magnate Donald Trump; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie; and last and maybe least, Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Gov. Kasich is lucky to be in, now that it’s known that Fox threw out one […]

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Look, it’s not often that an author of this site actually writes that a conservative/libertarian think tank is factually correct on matters of Ohio policy, so print this out, laminate it, and frame this post because I’m not going to say this often:  The CATO Institute said something factually accurate about Governor John Kasich’s record in Ohio.  Of course, the Kasich Administration is flipping out about it with spin and misleading claims about Ohio’s budget.

You see, the CATO Institute recently pointed out that while Governor Kasich has been touting himself as a fiscal conservative, the reality is that state spending […]

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