Posts Tagged ‘ Friends ’

Kasich Gives New Meaning to the Phrase “Friends with Benefits”

July 12, 2011
Governor Kasich and Mark Kvamme

John Kasich said during his campaign that his friends would not receive any benefits from him being governor. So far the evidence proves that this is not true. I have already posted about the three close friends who setup lobbying firms and are now rolling in the big bucks. Then there’s friend David Brennan,...

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Guess Who is not a Friend of John Kasich

May 28, 2011

Recently I’ve written several posts about John Kasich’s friends getting special treatment despite his campaign promise that they would not. Well, guess whose not a friend of the governor… Neglected and abused children. Ohio is last among states in spending on children’s protective services. The state only provides 10% of the money needed to...

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Kasich Ignores Campaign Promise

May 23, 2011
The Ruler

During his campaign for governor John Kasich stated there would be no favors for his supporters. Supposedly, he dislikes special interests. But an article today in the Columbus Dispatch casts doubt on that assertion. Three of Kasich’s best friends, Donald Thibaut, Robert F. Klaffke and Douglas J. Preisse, have set up lobbying operations. Amazingly,...

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  • Charities transform lost items into gifts for needy
    Among the hats, coats and gloves donated to charities this holiday season are lots of hats, coats and gloves given, well, by accident. […]
  • Woman who stole from blind group enters diversion program
    A Westerville woman has been placed on diversion and has paid restitution for stealing more than $25,000 while working as an administrative assistant for the American Council of the Blind of Ohio. […]
  • Veteran pilot dies after crashing plane in Union County
    MARYSVILLE, Ohio — An experienced military pilot who was a veteran of combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan died yesterday after crashing his plane near the runway of the Union County Airport during an aerobatic maneuver. […]
  • Mayor’s ex-wife gets 10 days in jail
    Frankie Coleman, the ex-wife of Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman, was sentenced yesterday to 10 days in jail, fined $575 and placed on probation for three years after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated. […]
  • Praise flows for Franklinton mission’s Pastor Joe
    The Rev. Joe Johnson was a bit irritated that The Dispatch wanted to publish a story about him. “I’m not a bragger,” he said. And, he noted, he was already in the newspaper, “about 50 years ago." Then, after consenting to an interview, the pastor scolded Inner City Ministries volunteer Jeff Baker for saying too many nice things about him. […]

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