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After getting wind that hundreds of students were on their way to speak out about gun violence, Republican lawmakers at the Ohio Statehouse cancelled session and made themselves scarce.

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For over a year now Ohio’s Tea Partyers at the Ohio Liberty Council have been trying, with limited success, to gather enough signatures for a ballot initiative to “repeal” federal health care reform legislation in Ohio by amending the Ohio constitution.

Despite their best efforts, the Ohio Liberty Council has had a hell of a time getting enough Ohio voters to sign their petitions for the proposed amendment. They’ve been working on it since last spring and I’ve seen them at tons of public events with their crazy “STOP FORCED HEALTH CARE” banners. County fairs. Local festivals. They […]

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Did Lee Fisher miss the moment?

On March 21, 2010 By

Odd.? Every politico and his brother tonight is talking about Health Care Reform.? Even the wingnuts.? On Twitter, on blogs, on Facebook.? Everyone was buzzing with the news.? Lee Fisher was apparently watching basketball before turning in for the night…if you consider his social media updates:

Maybe Lee doesn’t do his own updates and his staffer fell asleep.? Maybe he does do his own updates but isn’t big on the whole social media thing.? Damn kids.? But maybe he watched some basketball and went to bed on the night when everyone else was waiting for the […]

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Lee Fisher gets his MoveOn on:

“Keeping America safe is our most sacred duty. That?s why I believe we must continue to aggressively target al-Qaeda and destroy terrorist networks around the world that threaten our nation.

“But defeating al-Qaeda does not require 30,000 additional troops be sent to Afghanistan. As those on the ground have said, stabilizing Afghanistan and preventing al-Qaeda’s return requires training tens of thousands of additional Afghan forces, building a broad-based, coalition government with the legitimacy to lead and a crackdown on corruption by the Karzai government. Placing more American soldiers in harm?s way will not move […]

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