From the daily archives: Monday, July 24, 2017

Fake news was on display this past weekend in Columbus like it was the 4th of July all over again. Vice President Mike Pence, who has made three visits to the Buckeye State since assuming his second-in-command duties on Jan. 20, was the featured speaker at the dinner-fundraiser event Ohio Republicans held Saturday night at The Union on the campus of The Ohio State University.

Firework Display

Pence, whose last job was being a conservative, hard-right governor of neighboring Indiana, launched the first of many colorful fireworks that were factually wrong, starting with his applause for Ohio Gov. John […]

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The ineffectual egomaniac in the Oval Office shall be visiting the Buckeye State tomorrow for an inexplicable campaign rally in Youngstown.

The administration of President Donald Trump is in chaos. The president is tweeting strange threats at strange hours of the morning. He is openly hostile to his own attorney general. His secretary of state is reportedly considering resignation. He’s been unable to get the Republican-controlled U.S. Congress to pass any major legislation.

Basically, he is what we thought he was: Wildly incompetent and unfit for the office. Of course, his utter incompetence is to our advantage for the time […]

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services released data Friday on employment and unemployment in Ohio during June 2017.

The good news: Ohio gained 11,500 jobs in June 2017. The bad news: June 2017 was the 55th consecutive month when Ohio’s job growth rate under the Kasich Administration was below the national average, which includes all months between December 2012 and June 2017, according to Ohio’s premier job analyst, George Zeller.

Zeller noted that job growth rate in June 2017 improved to 1.30 percent compared to the national job […]

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When the opening line of an article about you starts out this way, “This is some seriously sick shit,” you know it’s not going to end well.

But that’s exactly how David Nir at Daily Kos started his piece Friday on Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel and his loony tune attack on the Anti Defamation League (ADL), as he tries not to lose to U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown two consecutive times should he  become the GOP nominee next year.

The Defamation League

The ADL and its Center on Extremism released a report naming 36 leading […]

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