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Last week, John Kasich expressed regret at his seemingly flippiant attitude towards diversity at the very beginning of his term. He even said that he thinks his Administration should strive harder than Governor Strickland’s to get the State to meet its 1980s mandate of setting aside 15% of all government contracts to minority-owned businesses.

We should support the Governor on this, because we doubt many in his party will. But that support also means we hold him accountable for his budget, which cuts funding for the offices charged with enforcing Ohio’s minority-owned business set asides by over half.

Also, Governor Kasich is making the right call on sentencing reform. If you support gun control, then you probably should support Kasich’s killing, for now at least, of the restaurant CCW bill, too.

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The long, hard slog

On March 18, 2008 By

Eric wrote this earlier today in reaction to Obama’s speech about race.

I got the sense today that Barack Obama was tired. Tired of the hatred and fear-mongering insanity that has gripped not just Republicans, but Democrats as well. I know I get tired when I have to endure the same types of slurs I saw used against blacks in the south now retooled to attack anyone of a Middle Eastern heritage or having a name that is not familiar to the average Anglo-Saxon Caucasoid. I get tired when I see the same type of fear and ignorance […]

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Aren’t You A Progressive? (Video)

On November 22, 2007 By

Video 4 in our weeklong progressive series.

Video 1: Progressive. And Proud Of It!

Video 2: That’s Progressive. That’s You!

Video 3: Aren’t You A Progressive?

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Put me down for Pro:

Video #2 in our weeklong progressive series. Check back tomorrow for another. Or cheat and look for them on YouTube. Whatever.

Video 1: Progressive. And Proud Of It!

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Brilliant:

Mark me down for Pro. This is the first in a series. Look or a new one each morning all week!

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