From the daily archives: Friday, January 29, 2016

House Bill 420 had not even had a single hearing before sponsor Kristina Roegner (R) entered a substitute that took a good bill and turned it on it’s head.  Roegner’s initial version of HB420 sought only to protect schools from being unfairly penalized by the increasing number of students opting out of Ohio’s standardized assessments.  That version of the bill received wide bi-partisan support.  Before the House Education Committee even got to consider the bill, however, Roegner dropped a bombshell of a substitute bill that seeks to penalize any school employee who dares to […]

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Dear state Sen. Tom Patton,

Listen, sweetheart, we need to talk.

I read in the Columbus Dispatch today how you decided it was somehow appropriate to refer to your Republican primary opponent for the Ohio House, Jennifer Herold, as “sweetie,” and questioned whether she should be running as a mother of two young children.

“The gal that’s running against me is a 30-year-old, you know, mom, mother of two infants,” Patton said on the (America’s Work Force radio) show. “I don’t know if anybody explained to her you have to spend three nights a week in Columbus. So, how does […]

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A couple reporters made news of their own recently by citing Plunderbund reporting that has blown the lid off the fiasco of Ohio’s for-profit charter school system and people involved with it that have admitted to criminal activities.

A day doesn’t go by now that Gov. John Kasich is running for his political life in New Hampshire that The Columbus Dispatch and The Cleveland Plain Dealer and to a lesser extent The Cincinnati Enquirer don’t offer multiple, gratuitous headlines that push the term-limited governor’s long-shot presidential campaign.

Legacy print newspapers like them are engaged in sycophancy coverage of […]

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