The Audacity of Liberty – 2012 GOP slogan?
Not that anyone asked, but I have come up with a slogan for the GOP that will help them win big in 2012: The Audacity of Liberty It’s the perfect antithesis to Barack Obama’s Audacity of Hope, or more appropriately, The Audacity of Hopey Changey. From Obama’s book we get this twaddle: “For in the end, laws are just words on a page- words that are sometimes | Read More »
Gov. Kasich leapfrogs OH Constitution, cuts deal with Big Casinos
“Kasich said he is not sure what state-sanctioned gambling “ought to look like, although I have a sense that the state ought to own it and lease it if it’s going to work. As governor, he said he would ensure that the state gets a maximum return from gambling operations and that proceeds are used to reduce taxes, not fill budget holes. Kasich was critical of | Read More »
Huntsman or Obama Quote? Take the quiz.
Quiz time, kids. Below is a series of quotes on various issues…two quotes per issue. Each set has a quote from former Utah Governor/former Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman and one from President Obama. See if you can figure out who the Progressive is. Answers below. 1. ”I had many discussions…with many legal experts who informed me that individual rights, equal rights, | Read More »
Poll: Ohio faith community against union/budget reforms. Not so fast.
The headline is an attention getter: “New Poll and Petition: Ohioans of Faith Reject Gov. Kasich’s Unfair Budget Proposal, Attacks on Workers” This started appearing on Twitter feeds and Facebook pages last week and so it must be a fact, right? If it’s on Twitter, it’s true. The headline actually originated from the group Faith in Public Life (FPL), which is run by a collection of social | Read More »
Ohio Fair and Secure Elections Act (a.k.a. Jennifer Brunner has Left the Building)
From the Ohio House of Representatives Republican Caucus: “House Bill 159 will require voters to confirm their identities by presenting photo identification when voting on Election Day or by absentee in person at the Board of Elections. “The passage of House Bill 159 is a victory for the people of Ohio and for a fair democratic elections process,” said [Speaker William] Batchelder (R-Medina). “At a | Read More »
Ohio Right to Life and NARAL team up against OH Heartbeat Bill
Why are Ohio Right to Life and its Executive Director, Mike Gonidakis, publicly opposing Ohio’s pro-life Heartbeat Bill? Pro-life Ohioans are baffled by statements from Mike Gonidakis, which are more in step with NARAL than the pro-life community. Gonidakis has said, “The heartbeat bill will not save any babies’ lives because it will not be upheld in court. The court has said there can be no bans on pre-viability abortions.” I’m having a hard time finding a reason to support and trust an organization that appears to put winning above all else and seems more focused on building political power bases than solving the abortion crisis.
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