From the daily archives: Thursday, September 3, 2015

Ohioans who have followed John Kasich’s long and lucrative career as a performance politician have spent years listening to the glib governor say one thing while his record of accomplishments shows something quite different.  Often times his dysfunctional and nonsensical rhetoric is good for a laugh.  Sometimes it gets quite disconcerting.

Such was the case recently when, at an education forum in Gov. Kasich’s adopted state of New Hampshire, Ohio’s twice-elected governor attacked public teachers for spending too much time in the teachers’ lounge.

To demonstrate that Kasich’s comments didn’t just offend Ohio public school teachers for being both outrageous […]

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For the herd of Republican presidential candidates who are desperately looking for a way to throttle Donald Trump, we have a proposal: oil up Dick Cheney’s mechanical heart and draft him as a candidate. It would instantly draw the national media into a new Twilight Zone because, like Trump, Cheney has never been at a loss for dumb things to say. Besides, unlike Trump, who grabs your attention with theatrical rants, Cheney is Mr. Cool in projecting his wildest lies. The Republican herd badly needs coolness these days.

It probably wouldn’t be a hard sell to recruit Cheney. He and […]

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On Tuesday morning The Sierra Club announced a new initiative in Ohio that will highlight U.S. Senator Rob Portman’s history of voting against clean air and children’s health by opposing the Clean Power Plan [CPP].

With more than 2.4 million members and supporters, the Sierra Club calls itself America’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization. Officials on the call, including Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, Peggy Ann Berry, Registered Nurse and Samantha Allen, Ohio Sierra Club’s Federal Policy Coordinator, urged Sen. Portman, Ohio’s junior U.S. Senator first elected in 2010 and up […]

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