From the daily archives: Monday, April 25, 2016

Did “the little engine than can” just get derailed in Cleveland? “This apparently closes the door on any chance that Kasich ever had to be nominated at the convention,” The Washington Times reported James Bopp Jr., special counsel to the RNC Rules Committee, said Thursday in Hollywood, Florida, to the Republican National Convention panel on the impact of a proposal to simplify the rules for the presidential nomination.

At issue was whether a mere majority was needed to reopen nominations, per the proposed adoption of Robert’s Rules of Order, or whether the current rules used by the U.S. House of Representatives that […]

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Poor John Kasich, nobody pays attention to him. His positive conservative message of rising above partisan politics to bring people together to fix problems, something he says he’s done in Ohio and can do nationally if given a chance, just isn’t winning the hearts and minds of voters in 32 states so far who have gone with other candidates, namely Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

And that’s just one of Mr. Kasich’s big problems. But in Kasich world, where outside voices with different opinions are soon shown the door or run over, his aging ego interprets his long odds going […]

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It may be the most reliable thing in Buckeye politics: Ohio state Rep. John Becker’s chief concern at any given time is how other people are using their genitals. He’s obsessed by it. It’s not just a hobby; it’s a passion.

The man is severely repressed, and he probably needs to talk to a professional about it, but until then our General Assembly shall be plagued by Becker’s preoccupation with our collective private parts.


Republican Rep. John Becker says he’s hearing from constituents who tell him they think the state needs a law against unisex bathrooms in public […]

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