Posts Tagged ‘ Presidential Race ’

Rick Perry is “Slick Rick”

September 6, 2011
Rick Perry

I have heard some people call Texas Governor Rick Perry Bush on steroids. While that may be true, upon closer examination due to his political beliefs I believe he has earned the right to be called Slick Rick. He is more of a con man and snake oil salesman than a political leader. The...

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Where are the Serious GOP Presidential Candidates Redux?

August 18, 2011

Back on June 10th I asked this question and came up with no satisfying answer. I wrote that as the serious GOP candidates showed up, the 2012 presidential race would tighten. So far the race may have tightened, but as of yet no serious GOP contenders have shown up. Let’s review the roster. Cain,...

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Where are the Serious GOP Presidential Challengers?

June 10, 2011

A new Reuters/Ipsos poll has found that President Obama holds a commanding lead over his Republican rivals. But before progressives get too excited, let’s take a look at the Republican field. There are those who have quit the race. Trump and Huckabee. Both tried to use the race to pump up the ratings of...

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The Madrigal Maniac

A Central Ohio Social Worker striving to bring justice to the City of Columbus and the State of Ohio through respectful conversation.

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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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