From the daily archives: Saturday, May 27, 2017

Far and away, Plunderbund reported more than any other news outlet on the 2014 case involving top aides to Gov. Kasich conspiring to dump Libertarian Party candidate for Ohio governor Charlie Earl from the ballot. The case was brought by Capital Law School attorney Mark Brown with co-counsel Mark G. Kafantaris.

One person central to the case brought first to the Ohio Elections Commission was Columbus attorney John W. Zeiger, who among other distinguished clients has represented The Columbus Dispatch newspaper, a newspaper whose friendliness to Gov. Kasich has gone above and beyond the call of duty.


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Some political pundits have been saying SB 85-the Universal Voucher Bill-will not move through the legislature. Hopefully they are right. But in the era of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Education Secretary, vouchers could become more appealing. DeVos’ response to every question is an elevator speech on a parent’s right to choose. After hearing a talking point hundreds of times, one often accepts it as fact regardless of how wrong it is. The sponsor of SB 85, State Rep. Matt Huffman, is taking his show on the road.  A May 19th Plain Dealer article details a rally […]

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Weakly Week In Review

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This was the week that still is;

The president referred to the pope as “something”.

The president shoved aside a foreign minister and, with chin upturned, haughtily walked forward.

A Republican congressional candidate in Montana body slammed a British reporter but still won the seat in a special election.

The president described the outcome as a “great victory” for Montana.

Some Trumpweeds defended the Republican’s violent assault by reminding us that everybody sins.

Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and reputed to be Trump’s brain, reportedly attempted to set up a secret communications back channel with the Russian ambassador,

Mitch McConnell […]

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