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Posted by NEOBuckeye in Ohio
Sat Nov 06th 2010, 10:20 AM
I dreaded Kasich choosing Mary Taylor for his running mate. She might have been a logical choice given that she was state auditor and the highest elected Republican in the state, but she's also a student of Alex Arshinkoff, the Chairman of the Akron/Summit County Republican Party. No joke: Arshinkoff is so crooked and corrupt, he's the guy Karl Rove calls for advice.

With Taylor as Lt. Governor, Arshinkoff's clout and influence in Columbus has just been magnified times 100. That doesn't bode well for anyone in this state. My hope is that with the GOPers now firmly in control of the entire state government, they will overreach big time. Corruption through their own hubris will be their undoing. The upshot is that when they go down, they will likely take the entire state government down with them.
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Posted by NEOBuckeye in Ohio
Sat May 06th 2006, 11:29 PM
If you do, could you post the image or a link to the image here in this thread? Even a good photoshop would work.

"Uncle Tom" Blackwell gave us all another four years of the chimp in chief. Seeing as how Bush is such a liability for Republicans now, I'd say the least we can do for Blackwell is plaster his image all over Ohio with his buddy boy, and remind Republicans and even African-Americans who michg actually be thinking about voting for this charlatan, what damage and destruction he has been responsible for since 2004.
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Posted by NEOBuckeye in General Discussion: Presidential (Through Nov 2009)
Wed May 03rd 2006, 06:20 PM
Anyone have any ideas?
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Posted by NEOBuckeye in General Discussion: Presidential (Through Nov 2009)
Tue May 02nd 2006, 09:15 PM
Blackwell's apparent viability as a candidate speaks volumes about how far Ohio has fallen down in terms of its' outlook and aspirations. When a campaign of extremist bible thumping rhetoric masking ego and delusions of grandeur, trumps sound reason and the need for a genuine socio-economic revolution at all levels, this state is truly in dire straits.

Ohio once touted itself by using the motto "The Heart of it All". At one time, Ohio attracted men of vision, great minds, entrepreneurs, leadership and people seeking to make a better future for themselves and their families. It is now driving them all away.

Current and upcoming generations of young Ohioans who can, as they see the writing on the wall, are fleeing the state in droves. An entire generation of leaders, visionaries and entrepreneurs is already gone, having departed for more progressive, growth-oriented regions of the country; places where they can find respectable employment and living wages. If this trend continues, Ohio's future will be one of severe economic ruin, decay and mediocrity, and few people who want anything truly better for themselves will aspire to live here.

If this is what you want for yourselves and your children, then by all means, vote for Blackwell, and watch your future -- and Ohio's -- get flushed down the drain by this charlatan and pretender.

I want much better for this state. I want our own version of the North Carolina Research Triangle Park right here in Ohio, between Canton and Akron. I want hundreds of thousands of new jobs and businesses started here and relocated to this state. I want affordable college tuition. I want reasons for people to come back to Ohio, and reasons for the people in my generation -- myself included -- to stay here.

Ted Strickland for governor is a step forward in this direction. The alternative now, in the direction that "Backwards Blackwell" will carry us, is chaos and collapse.
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