John Kasich: liberal flavor of the day
I never thought I’d write two blog posts on John Kasich as a presidential contender in my RedState career but now I find myself writing two such posts in two days. Let’s start with the basics. Kasich’s polling average is about 4%. This is basically unchanged from his average before the debates. In a 17-person field his share should be about 6% so even in | Read More »
John Kasich, the anti-conservative, cuts into Jeb Bush
For all the talk about Donald Trump not being a conservative, the real anti-conservative in the field is John Kasich. From his tenure as a pretty conservative representative from 1983-2001, keeping in mind this was mostly in the Bob Michel go-along-get-along-please-peck-me-on-the-cheek-as-you-bugger-me era, to a corporatist, big government Republican as Ohio governor. If you have any doubt, his campaign manager is former and ‘strategist’ for Jon | Read More »
John Kasich Runs From His Own Record
In February of 2013, John Kasich decided Jesus told him to expand the medicaid portion of Obamacare in Ohio. As the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported, Gov. John Kasich included the much-anticipated announcement in his two-year budget proposal Monday. The move makes Ohio one of a growing number of Republican-led states to fulfill an option under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to expand | Read More »
Rand Paul Fading and Carly Fiorina Rising in 2016 Race
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chris Cillizza to talk about the recent struggles of Rand Paul, then Kyle Kondik discusses John Kasich’s effort to win the media, and Andrew Malcolm talks about Carly Fiorina.
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As Planned Parenthood Is Crushing Children to Harvest Organs, John Kasich Says This!
More unedited video has come out of Planned Parenthood planning on altering how it crushes up children in order to preserve organs for resale. The story has been all over conservative media in the past week. Fox News has talked about. And today, when John Kasich gives his announcement speech, he says this: Creating jobs is our highest moral purpose I wonder if Jesus told | Read More »
Regarding John Kasich
At my radio website, I used blunter language that would get me banned here at RedState. So, calming down the language here, let me say this. John Kasich is declaring his candidacy for President today. He has hired a group of people who hate the Republican Party’s voters to run his campaign. He is the second coming of Jon Huntsman without the winning smile. In | Read More »
John Kasich Is Not Running to be President
Dan Balz at the Washington Post reports that John Kasich has hired John Weaver and Fred Davis to be his campaign consultants, strategists, pillagers of his bank account, and all around agents of a pseudo-Presidential campaign. Kasich has, no doubt, looked in the mirror every day since he left Fox News calling himself “Mr. President.” But Kasich is not now running to be President. Surely, | Read More »
Should a GOP presidential candidate attend a homosexual wedding?
There has been a garden industry erupting among GOP presidential contenders over whether or not they would attend a homosexual wedding… as a guest. Scott Walker (via CNN) “Even though my position on marriage is still that its defined as between a man and a woman, and I support the constitution of the state but for someone I love, we’ve been to a reception,” he | Read More »
The First of Many 2016 Polls
Let the games begin for 2016. RedState readers, who do you prefer? Who is your preferred candidate for 2016 Jeb Bush Ben Carson Chris Christie Mike Huckabee Bobby Jindal John Kasich Mike Pence Rick Perry Rick Santorum Scott Walker Other Free polls from Pollhost.com
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Ohio Dem Ed FitzGerald Implodes in Epic Fashion
A political campaign’s failure to get off the ground doesn’t prevent its crashing and burning, as Ohio Democrat Ed FitzGerald is proving this month.
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KasichCare Enrollment Rapidly Approaching 300,000
Enrollment in Medicaid under Ohio Governor John Kasich’s Obamacare expansion has rocketed to 285,553 in just six months, serving as a warning to other states still considering Medicaid expansion.
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Gov. McAuliffe Follows Gov. Kasich’s Lead for Obamacare Money
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) took a page from Ohio Governor John Kasich’s (R) playbook this weekend, vetoing a ban on the Obamacare Medicaid expansion passed by the state legislature.
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GOP Gov. Kasich: Job Growth, Big Government are “Two Wings of a Bird”
Ohio Governor John Kasich fleshed out his vision of big-government Republicanism during a June 16 speech at the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.
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