Northeast Ohio resident, conservative Republican (conservative first, Republican second), Roman Catholic (last but certainly not least).


    Stick a fork in Perry

    Stick a  fork in Rick Perry. He’s done. Regardless of how he did during the debate during the broadcast, the still photos of him grabbing Ron Paul by the wrist

    Ohio Redistricting Insult

    The Ohio Apportionment Board is having a series of dog and pony shows meetings with Ohioans across the state to (pretend to) get their imput.    ” The spokesman says the hearings

    The previous shutdown

    Can we please make sure the Republican House “Leadership” understands ONE thing about the previous government shutdown? Uncle Newty and the rest of the Republicans “lost” that battle because they

    More on Ohio Redistricting

    As previously reported, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge’s new district may link inner city Cleveland with the more heavily minority sections of Akron, linked largely by the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area.

    Ohio Redistricting Trial Balloon

    In the midst of the controversy over SB 5 in the Statehouse, a trial balloon was quietly floated regarding redistricting in Ohio. According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer (, a

    Ohio Delegation Love-in

    The members of Congress from Ohio have decided to sit together as one delegation for the SOTU address. Whoopee. In one of the exceptions that proves my rule of not agreeing

    DADT is gone. Now what?

    The repeal of DADT is now a done deal. So now what? Harassment complaints. Of course there will be harrassment complaints by and against homosexual service members. That much is


    Playing Nazi

    Eric Cantor put on a demonstration on Fox News Sunday of what a “prevent defense” looks like in politics, in part by throwing Republican Congressional candidate Rich Iott under the bus.

    Seriously, the NRSC has some brass

    Apparently, the NRSC, having (ineptly) attempted to sabotage Tea Party Republicans, now wants potential contributors to think that they are best buds with Tea Partiers.  Don’t believe me? Check  this out.

    The Ganley Candidacy

    I’ve commented on this in response to a previous posting on Tom Ganley’s candidacy for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate from Ohio, but I think it deserves its own