From the daily archives: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Back in 2006, when Ken Blackwell was running for Governor of Ohio, he introduced a proposal to lease Ohio’s turnpike to a bunch of foreign investors. It seemed like a bad idea back when Blackwell proposed it and, when you realize that Blackwell’s Turnpike lease proposal was written by well-known conversative kook Jerome Corsi, it really pushes the idea into dangerous and crazy territory.

And yes, I’m talking about THAT Jerome Corsi. The Obama Nation, Unfit for Command, 9/11 Truther who thinks the Earth magically creates oil and natural gas because the bible says the earth is only 5000 years […]

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WTAM 1100 in Cleveland is reporting that John Kasich said in yesterday’s ODOT press conference that privatizing the Turnpike is on the table:

Privatize the Ohio Turnpike? It’s one of a number of money saving possibilities being looked at by Ohio Governor-elect John Kasich.
Kasich says a major issue right now is the economy. Could Ohio get enough money to make such a move worth it? Kasich also says leasing the Turnpike could also be a possibility.

You can listen to the audio of the Governor-elect here.

Here’s what Kasich said about the Turnpike […]

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