From the daily archives: Monday, August 21, 2017

On Monday, all four current Democratic members of the U.S. House endorsed former U.S. Attorney Steve Dettelbach’s bid for Ohio Attorney General. The endorsements add to the momentum after Dettelbach’s latest campaign finance filing showed $630,000 raised for the period, positioning the campaign for success in 2018, according to a press release..

“I’m honored to have the support of these public servants who work every day to make Ohio a better place. As Ohio Attorney General, I’ll stand shoulder to shoulder with our representatives to take on powerful special interests, keep our communities safe and level the playing field so that […]

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The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting this morning that a group of Ohioans are opposed to removing a confederate memorial in Franklin, Ohio.

This obviously begs the question, why in pluperfect hell is there a confederate memorial in Ohio to remove anyway? Why are there four of them? Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan pillaged and burned his way across southern Ohio in 1863. Does Altanta have a monument to Sherman? Does Rome have a memorial to the Visigoths? The answer to both is no, and for good reason.

From the Enquirer:

The removal of […]

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich showed yet again that all he has to offer on the brazen idiocy Donald Trump has exhibited throughout his candidacy and seven months into his presidency is more meaningless mush.

Now a lame-duck governor whose status as a very weak leader back home will be validated again this week when GOP lawmakers return to Columbus to override some vetoes from his last budget bill, Kasich tried but failed last year to carve out a niche for himself as the “adult in the room.”

Sadly, for Kasich, the only niche he’s been […]

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