With the caravan of Democrats pondering whether to run for president in 2020, I want to announce that I will not be among the candidates. That’s NOT, as in NOT.
None of the options to thrust me into the heavy traffic is appealing.
I do not dream of building the tallest tower in the world in Riyadh.
I don’t’ have the full support of rich Bedouins to lay out a golf course in the Sahara.
If I told a lot of lies, only Mississippi voters would believe me.
After Trump leaves, there won’t be many scams left to go around.
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Former State Superintendent Dick Ross left a legacy of school choice efforts. He served on Governor Voinovich’s Parent Choice Commission that set in motion the Cleveland Voucher Program. He was an early advocate for the charter school movement while serving as a city school superintendent. He seemed to do the bidding of the Voinovich and Kasich administrations regarding choice efforts.
While serving as state superintendent, it was reported by a staffer that one of his directives stated that if any Department employee has a problem with charters, they have a problem with the state superintendent.
On November 20 the State […]Full Story... →
Did you ever have one of those moments when you read something and then you have to go back and read and reread it again, thinking you missed something in the first couple of reads?
Last week, was one of those huh? moments. I suspect that I was joined in the state of dumbfoundedness along with countless others when I read and reread summaries of the new reform plan of the House Democratic majority. (Note to self: the state of dumbfoundedness has no electoral votes. More on that later.)
Dick Polman, a Philadelphia writer, probably said it for […]Full Story... →
Richard M. Nixon – Image: Library of Congress
Plunderbund readers and others interested in the subject of Republican campaign collusion with foreign governments are in for a treat on Sunday, November 18 at 9:00pm, with the airing of an MSNBC special on the 1968 election.
Yes, 1968. That wasn’t a typo.
Republicans have been colluding with foreign governments to influence the outcome of presidential elections for the last 50 years, and the documentary, Betrayal: The Plot That Won the White House, hosted by Rachel Maddow, will review archival evidence about how Richard Nixon himself was involved in […]Full Story... →
Ohio’s Lame Duck legislative session started with a bang, as controversial “Stand Your Ground” gun legislation passed as debate was abruptly stopped after one lawmaker brought up the subject of race.Full Story... →
In his first press conference as Governor-elect, Mike DeWine struck a humble tone, in contrast to his aggressive style as a campaigner and nothing like the swagger that John Kasich demonstrated after his election in 2010.Full Story... →
COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the state’s largest county and metropolitan area, Republicans are attempting to suppress votes by shutting down a public education campaign about early voting. Franklin County GOP officials Doug Preisse and Brad Sinnott have “made voter education a partisan issue,” says Andrew Ginther, the Democratic mayor of Columbus.
Preisse and Sinnott are both members of the Board of Elections, as well as leading the Republican Party in the county. Preisse and Sinnott worked together on the Board of Elections to deny a plan that would advertise early voting information and other critical election education to voters […]Full Story... →
Republican Congressman Troy Balderson and his challenger, Democrat Danny O’Connor, met in their only debate last night and it was a ton of fun to watch.Full Story... →
Mike DeWine has lied his way through every single step of his gubernatorial campaign. The Republican candidate for governor in Ohio is the latest in a long line of GOP officials who will shamelessly lie, cheat and steal to gain power by any means necessary.
Combing through the lengthy archives of Politifact or the Columbus Dispatch’s AdWatch reveals just how often DeWine outright lies to or misleads Ohio’s voters. In all honesty, it’s difficult to keep track of how often DeWine lies to our faces, but here’s my best effort.
DeWine’s been labeled as “pulling info from […]Full Story... →
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