From the daily archives: Monday, December 11, 2017

State Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) is questioning the extent of public corruption at Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Department of Administrative Services (DAS) after a state inspector general’s report showed what appears to be an emerging pattern of public corruption at the highest levels of the state agency.

“Reports of top administration officials abusing authority and engaging in pay to play schemes using taxpayer money raises serious concerns over what exactly is going on in Columbus,” said Cera in a release last week. “This emerging pattern of behavior is troubling and Ohio taxpayers need answers, and more […]

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Now that Donald Trump, a registered Democrat as recently as 2009, has taken over the national and Ohio Republican Parties, old fashioned Republicans crying for daylight between them and the modern-day Donald are adopting silly semantics to confuse and misdirect.

Calling themselves conservatives, betting it confuses enough to hide behind what they’ve always thought and fought for and who they’ve always voted for, is the new razzle-dazzle ruse in the era of Trump fake news.

For all your Republican friends – and even I, believe it or not, have some – ask them to distinguish in meaningful terms the difference […]

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The Pathetic RNC Supports Moore

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Now that the Republican National Committee has thrown it’s financial and moral support to electing Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate, it gave us a whiff of what the RNC is all about – at whatever cost. Mostly, I believe, it offers its members the ceremonial responsibility of naming the site of the next presidential convention and drafting a porous platform that gives its members a sense of political value. For some, it will provide opportunities to be invited as speakers for local Lincoln Day dinners.

But with Roy Moore menacingly hanging overhead, the RNC has not only endorsed him […]

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