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Supreme Court Update: Access to Public Records Seriously Curtailed

In it recent ruling in Plunderbund v. Department of Public Safety, the Ohio Supreme Court has seriously undermined the Ohio Public Documents Act.  The case arose due to statement in 2012 that Governor Kasich’s schedule could not be provided to … Continue reading

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Supreme Court update-Charter Schools

Public school funding has been an issue in Ohio for many years since the Ohio Supreme Court determined in the DeRolph case the the Ohio Constitution requires that the state provide a “though and efficient” system of public K-12 education.  … Continue reading

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Ted Strickland teaches at Harvard as part of the fellowship program.

Our former governor, Ted Strickland has spent the spring semester teaching at Harvard.  Here is the synopsis of his workshop on class warfare. Class Warfare: The Politics of the Rich, the Poor, and the Struggling Middle Class Class Warfare: The … Continue reading

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Kasich’s approval continues to plunge

The Quinnipiac Polling for Ohio for July shows John Kasich’s numbers continue to drop: Quinnipiac University Poll/July 20, 2011 – Kasich’s job performance gets a 66 – 19 percent approval from Republicans, but disapproval is 76 – 12 percent among … Continue reading

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News Corp, owned by Rupert Murdoch is in big trouble for illegal hacking various accounts of private citizens, those involved with 9/11 among others.  Rupert Murdoch did more to advance John Kasich’s career than any other mogul or politician.  Here … Continue reading

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Now Linked with Facebook.

Sam came over today and finally set up my blog so it is linked in with facebook!  I can do twitter from here as well.  I am going to facebook to see if this showed up there.

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Kasich want to lease state parks to oil companies.

Another one of Kasich’s wonderful plans for Ohio is to lease state park land, which belongs to all of us, to his oil company cronies.  Much of Eastern Ohio contains Marcellus and Devonian Shale Deposits which contain oil and natural … Continue reading

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Progress Ohio Files Suit Re: Jobs Ohio

Last week Progress Ohio along with Senator Michael Skindell and Dennis Murray filed suit challenging the constitutionality of JobsOhio.  The lawsuit argues that JobsOhio is unconstitutional in seven different ways.   This action was filed before the Ohio Supreme Court has … Continue reading

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Senate passes reactionary collective bargaining law

I have not posted on this site for a while because I have been doing more than watching.  I have been part of the SB5 fray.  I testified on the bill last week and participated in several of the demonstrations … Continue reading

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Friend of Labor

  Ted Strickland Returns To The Ohio Statehouse To Say No on SB 5 www.youtube.com Former Governor Ted Strickland returns to the Ohio Statehouse to Support No on SB 5 on Thursday February 17, 2011. An estimated crowd of 4,000 … Continue reading

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