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Monday, January 21, 2008

Here comes Kasich

If Rob Portman is to be the Republican Party's candidate to take on Ted Strickland in 2010, he's probably going to have to get through a primary first.

And his most likely opponent is the former congressman from the Columbus suburbs, John Kasich, now the host of his own Fox TV show.

Kasich has been going head-to-head with Portman for the past year over who can speak at the most Republican rubber-chicken events around the state. Now, Kasich has landed one in Portman's back yard - the Warren County Republican Party's Lincoln-Reagan Day dinner on Feb. 15.

Kasich is the keynote speaker at a $50-per-plate dinner at the Great Wolf Lodge. Those who cough up $100 get a private reception with the former House Budget Committee chairman. The fun starts at 6 p.m.

Expect, too, a passel of congressional candidates to be on hand, including the three Republicans running in the 2nd Congressional District primary.

To buy tickets, contact Linda Oda at lindaoda@go-concepts.com, or call (513) 934-2112.


at 10:55 AM, January 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...


Howie, Howie, Howie

Once again pandering to the executive 'fishwRap' committee !

No one cares what the wRong wingnut whacko, culture of corruption, taft and spend, cronies have up their sleeve for 2010. What about today ? What about some bios on the primary candidates ?

Strickland, in one year, has stopped the rising cost of Ohio college tuition, given every senior a tax break, began the process to improved education for all children.

The Strickland administration, in harmony, has moved (via. Marc Dann) to rid society of under-performing schools !

The wRong wingnut whackos don't have a snowball chance in **** defeating Strickland !

No wonder the readership of the 'fishwRap' is diminished !

The China times contains less propaganda !

Just when is the 'fishwRap' going to inform the public on the new entries into the political primary races ?

Oh, that would be to informative, unbiased, and jeopardize the wRong wingnut whacko political cronies !

Nothing like free advertising for the 'culture of corruption' !

PATHETIC 'elephant dung' !


at 10:56 AM, January 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I doubt there will be a Portman/Kasich primary. In fact, I suspect Portman will run for AG and get rid of that slimeball Dann.

at 11:27 AM, January 21, 2008 Blogger usefullidiot said...

"I suspect Portman will run for AG and get rid of that slimeball Dann.

10:56 AM, January 21, 2008"

Even better, if he (Portman) were to run against the crybaby RINO Voina*itch!!!

at 12:34 PM, January 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Whoa, was that written by an adult? I can only assume a five year old wrote that, and if anyone can translate it into adult English for me, I'd be appreciative!

at 12:46 PM, January 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

As someone suggested I'd love to see Portman take out Voinovich for Senate. That is a promotion over Governor anyway.

Strickland will almost certainly roll to re-election in 2010 regardless of whomever the Repukes put up.

Portman needs to pay a politcal price though for abandoning the second congressional district into the hands of Mean Jean Schmidt. It's a disgrace to see how far this once-great district has fallen.

at 12:49 PM, January 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous must be mrs, strickland

at 1:15 PM, January 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Re: 12:49 Comment by Anonymous.

You said "Portman needs to pay a politcal price though for abandoning the second congressional district into the hands of Mean Jean Schmidt. It's a disgrace to see how far this once-great district has fallen."

There's no price for Portman to pay because he didn't abandon the district. He was asked by Pres. Bush to serve as the US Trade Representative and he accepted the appointment.

Blame the 2nd Congressional District GOP parties for fielding such weak candidates for this seat: Schmidt, McEwen, Brinkman, DeWine in the original GOP primary and now Heimlich and other less than stellar Republicans running against Schimdt. The GOP deserves the blame, not Portman.

at 1:45 PM, January 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Agreed! Portman is a class act. I hope he runs against the senior RINO from Cleveland, Voinovich. It's time to put Voino the crybaby out to pasture.

at 11:27 PM, January 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Howard is going to look real stupid carrying the GOP's water and letting the Gang Of Pedophiles be his message boy for their lame-o political events.

This is going to be such a washout for the Repugs this year that they will think of Election Night 2006 as "the good old days."

If they lost big with $2.50/gallon gas, wait till gas is over $3 a gallon.

If they lost big when there were 3,000 Americans killed in Iraq, wait till we pass the 5,000 mark.

If they lost big when we spent $500,000,000,000 on this illegal war, wait till we hit the trillion mark.

If they lost big when the dollar was on par with the Euro, wait till they face the voters when Chimpy McHitler has plunged us into his 2nd recession and the dollar is worth less than the Canadian loonie, on its way to even-Steven with the peso. (Well, that will take care of some of the 12 million illegals BushCo let into the country to drive down working-class wages.)

If they lost big when Bob Ney and Mark Foley were the only criminal Repugs in Congress, wait till they face the voters with 8-10 more Congress criminals' mug shots on the TV commercials.

If they lost big when the housing sector of the economy was running well, wait till they face the voters with 2 million more American families in foreclosure and entire communities devastated by Repug housing/lending policies.

If they lost big when Bush and the Repugs gave corporations tax breaks for sending 2 million U.S. jobs overseas, wait till they face the voters with 5 million Americans being replaced by people too lazy to sneak in illegally.

If they lost big-time wehn the American public didn't know that Bush's Consumer Product Safety Commission was looking the other way while China poisoned American kids and pets, wait till the voters go in to the booth fully aware of how damaging and literally life-threatening Repug policies have been to them.

Bush, Cheney and the Repugs have made America hated around the world and Americans too poor to travel anyway.

Finally, if they lost big with corrupt Repugs like Ken Blackwell couting the votes, imagine how big they will lose when the votes are finally counted honestly.

The Great Myth used to hold that we had two political parties, each with their own ideas and visions for making America stronger and more prosperous. Now, there is only one political party committed to that goal.

The people currently running the Repugnicant Party would literally let each and every one of the people reading this, even their most loyal party stalwarts, die a horrible death if the alternative was that some industrialist somewhere might not make as much money as he or she had wanted to.

Thanks to the Repugs, the insurance companies can take life-saving medical treatments out of your hands.

Thanks to the Repugs, corporations can take your jobs and your health insurance with it and hire someone in another country and pay them less.

Thanks to the Repugs, corporations can kill you, your children, and your pets with unsafe and poisonous products and there is nothing you can do about it.

Thanks to the Repugs, America's senior citizens are paying twice as much for life-saving medicines as they were before.

Oh, yeah, don't forget the record budget deficits and trade deficits we are running up just so the wealthiest one percent of us can pay fewer taxes.

at 11:12 AM, January 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Make that, two GOP candidates running in the primary.

Heimlich dropped out, as he should have done a year ago.

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