From the daily archives: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The campaign of Joe Schiavoni For Governor campaign released a new ad Monday depicting Joe boxing at his hometown gym. The ad is a visual nod to Joe’s career, successfully fighting for working families and always willing to go an extra round to get the job done. a press release said.

“Our next governor needs a track record of fighting for working families on the ground in Ohio. That’s where I’ve been the past nine years – going into communities, asking what they need, and bringing those voices to the Statehouse,” […]

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A proposal to put photo identification on food-stamp cards is making its way through the Ohio General Assembly, having been passed in the state House or Representatives and now under consideration in the state Senate, with Ohio Auditor Dave Yost reportedly lobbying legislators for its passage.

The idea for IDs on food stamp cards is similar to Republican efforts to push for drug testing of assistance recipients: It’s costly and ineffective and mostly just a political cudgel to further shame, blame, and attack poor people whose lives are already a daily struggle to survive, often having to choose between buying […]

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Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken goofed a golden-gopher opportunity bigly last Thursday to make a real difference, one that would have produced lasting effects had he not capitulated to the rush to judgement, forced by his Democratic brethren who saw no distinction between his behavioral transgressions compared to those committed by President Donald Trump, or the likely to be elected Senator from Deep South State Alabama, Roy Moore.

In a forced marched to his resignation that took about three weeks, made possible by Frankens Democratic Senate colleagues including Ohio U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown who called on him to resign, “Landslide” […]

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Let It Snow

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’Tis the  season:

When a reporter asked Donald Trump about all of the vacancies at the Department of State he batted away any notion that it would harm the U.S. in an increasingly troubled world, asserting:

“I’m the only one who matters.”

That earned him, without challenge, my Grumpy Abe  Linguistic Lunacy (GALL) Award of the year.

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After igniting grave protests around the globe with his insufferably dangerous decision to move the U.S. embassy  to  Jerusalem, Trump headed south to campaign for Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for the Senate who is so disreputable that […]

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