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Thursday, April 24, 2008

But there are three women on City Council....

A representative of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce has apologized to her, Councilwoman Leslie Ghiz says, for failing to include her in an upcoming lunch discussion with her council colleagues Laketa Cole and Roxanne Qualls.

WE (that stands for Women Excel) Speak: Beyond Council Chambers is scheduled for May 15 and billed as an interactive discussion with Cole and Qualls "sharing their secrets to success with other leading business women."


Ghiz laughed it off, saying maybe being the first pregnant Cincinnati councilwoman and owner of her own law practice just isn't that interesting.


Or maybe because she's neither a motorcycle or bicycle enthusiast, hobbies mentioned for Cole and Qualls.


Click here to read the announcement.


36 Comments:

at 3:51 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Or maybe she isn't liberal enough.

 
at 6:07 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Vi Izturis said...

It's more accurate to say there is one woman and two girls on council. Cole and Ghiz, even if the clutches of their wildest pretenses, aren't fit to carry Qualls' purse.

 
at 6:27 PM, April 24, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Authority said...

I didn't know Laketa Coalmine was a woman.
St CSA

 
at 6:53 PM, April 24, 2008 Blogger Quim said...

Maybe it's the way she dresses.
Or maybe they think breeding is some kind of sign of weakness and submission.

 
at 7:51 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Isn't this just swell? All the apologies in the world aren't going to fix this gaffe. Qualls is a retread, Cole hasn't grown up yet, & we have someone who isn't afraid to ask the tough questions in our representation of Leslie Ghiz.

The Chamber of Commerce doesn't get a dime at the next budget hearing. Not one thin dime. Gosh, this has to be another incompetent operation who's supposed to be representing & marketing this city. And I wonder why my blood pressure is consistently high.

In addition, something stinks with the blatant exclusion of Miss Ghiz.

 
at 8:26 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, Laketa Cole is VERY successful. Except at finishing college. Or speaking standard English. Or not falling off her hobbyist motorcycle. Or at picking boyfriends. Or obstructing justice by asking the police to not use her name in a report. Or lying to the press about obstructing justice. Or not being Dwight Tillery's handpuppet. Or getting those "400 reports" off the shelves at City Hall and implemented as Neighborhood Committee Chair. Or "figuring out who Laketa Cole is."

Yep- quite the woman to look up to!

 
at 8:46 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

We spend money on the Freedom Center and streetcars; why support the Chamber?

 
at 3:20 AM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous CincyMatusak said...

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at 7:37 AM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

.

There is no inclusion for wRong wingnut whackos !




.

 
at 11:06 AM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

7:37 Just like a lib. Exclude other opinions so you don't have to defend yours.

 
at 11:08 AM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

We shouldn't have women in government. We men need to show them their roll.

Is "roll" a reference to male anatomy?

 
at 1:14 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Somehow...someway...I bet that disgraced former staffer Scott Gehring is behind this fiasco. Whenever Scott's not busy trying to get registered sex offenders to relocate to Cincinnati, he's busy undermining his former boss, Councilwoman Leslie Ghiz. Time to move on, Scott. You've got an election to lose in November!

 
at 3:06 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

We shouldn't have women in government. We men need to show them their roll.

Forget it, Mister. I don't want to see your roll.

 
at 4:05 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 1:14 must be Jeff Crapell or Mike Harloser once again showing their obsession with Scott Gehring.

You two should get back to running the Blue Chip Young Republicans... though the way you two act, the club will run better the LESS time you spend on it.

Blue Chip used to be a club for real conservatives, but under your "leadership" you have to bring in two speakers at every meeting to get your attendance out of the phone-booth range.

You guys' man-crush obsession on Scott Gehring is pathetic and lame. Hah, it's the same way you two lovebirds act over CincyCapell's constantly and rightly calling you, Jeffy, out for the pathetic nutjob loser that you are. We'll introduce him to Harlow, he'll have a ton of fun with you: just like Jeffy but 100 pounds more. (Hey, when are you due?)

Confirmed bachelor at 35, Jeffy? Scott is married at 25. Driving that sweet 99 Monte Carlo from last century? Scott drives a Ford Expedition. Blogging from your mommy's basement? Scott has restored an old Westwood home. Do you even own any power tools? Do you know how to change a lightbulb? What do you make for dinner, reservations? Oh, wait, you don't make enough to eat out at a place that takes reservations. Your biggest decision every night is the answer to the age-old question "will that be for here or to go?"

I bet you two has beens are still drooling over that boy-band has-been liberal. He may be on your side on the jail tax, but he is a real liberal. How did it feel getting into bed with the NAACP (a FINE Republican organization there, Jeffy, you so-called conservative, so-called Republican)

So you ran off Scott Gehring and Company last year when they threatened you and your punk loser buddy Bill Kintner. They started bringing in good-looking women who wouldn't give you a second look, and you hated it. They started bringing in real speakers who didn't enjoy your beer belces and armpit-fart antics, and you hated it. They brought in a real-live Presidential candidate, and it wasn't Ron Paul, so you hated that, too.

So you faked outrage over Scott being at an event with his wife where he might have done a kind thing for her boss (you'd know the importance of this if you had either a wife or a job). You faked outrage over Scott working on his own election campaign (you guys are too fat and lazy to run a campaign yourself, and devouring free pizza and dew at someone's campaign headquarters doesn't make you a "campaign strategist"). You faked outrage over Scott actually managing a campaign, and you got all your little fat, balding, middle-aged, blogging-from-mommy's-basement types together and told Scott to go. He left, and he left you jobless, bitter losers in the dust, clinging to your Internet connections and porn stashes.

Well, now, I should wrap this up. Time for Happy Hour. Do you two lovebirds remember what happy hour was, from back when you two had actual jobs?

 
at 6:27 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

4:05 PM -

So is that you, Scott? Or does your poor sockpuppet of a spouse, Jen Winkelman, have to fight your battles for you? How's your race for state rep going, by the way?

 
at 7:40 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's funny reading Scott Gehring talk about blogging from mommy's basement, since he lives in his mommy's home while Capell and Harlow own their own homes. 3030 Montana Avenue, owned by one Carole J. Gehring.

Don't be bitter Scotty that the current Blue Chip Young Republican leadership, including President Jeff Capell, has made a success out of the club you almost burned down. When you were President they were lucky to have 20 people at their meeting. This year their least-attended meeting was 40, and that's with one of them being moved to a part of town they've never been to before. Elected officials stopped attending last year, now you're seeing a large number at every meeting.As for involvement, they did more work in this year's primary than they did, ever, under you.

It's interesting you criticized the club for sometimes bringing in "two speakers". You mean like having a pro-Streetcar and anti-Streetcar speaker at the same meeting? Or the brilliant move of bringing in George Vincent and Chris Finney to the same meeting, a meeting which broke Blue Chip's all-time attendance record? Bad moves like that? Yes, this year's leadership actually works to make their meetings interesting for their members. Perhaps that's why people actually come to their meetings.

You and cincycapell both need to get over yourselves and get a life. Quit complaining about the successes of others, and realize if you'd drop the attitude and learn to work with people maybe you'd have some successes yourselves.

 
at 8:21 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Blue Chip has a policy of letting all candidates for office addess the group at the beginning of the meeting. Why don't you stop on by, Scott, and read some of your greatest blog hits? Oh, and CC, you can stop by, too. You can share some more of your best legal analysis and maybe explain the meaning of the term "chickenhawk". Whaddaya say? I mean, you aren't afraid of five fat, bald guys, right? And since you are so much welathier than all of us, as you like to say, why don't you pick up the first round?

 
at 10:02 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Jump The Shark said...

OK, everyone, tricia question time!

When did Scott Gehring's supposedly promising political career "jump the shark"?

A. When he, as President of the Blue Chip Young Republicans, led a campaign against fellow Republican Chirs Monzel's plan to save taxpayer dollars.

B. When Leslie Ghiz fired him for working on his state rep campaign at city hall.

C. When he lent his truck for use in Democrat David Pepper's campaign.

D. When he "ran" the campaign of Democrat Melanie Bates.

E. When he was forced out of the BCYR presidency after less than a year.

F. When he starting posting anonymous slams on here against certain people who he thought were the cause of his problems.

G. When he started sending classified job ads to Council aides
before the election.

H. When he started sending fake business cards of "Councilmember Melanie Bates" with him as her Chief of Staff.

I. When he made false claims about others on this blog, including the absurd claim that one of his supposed nemeses was kicked out of a Republican Club function.

J. When he began working with sex offenders at the VOA.

K. When, six months after saying his campaign was his full-time job, his website still says "under construction."

L. When he began accusing his supposed nemeses of downloading porn all day, shortly after his work with sex offenders began.

M. When he began accusing others of blogging from their mother's basements, knowing full well that easily accessible government records would reveal that he lives in a home his mother owns.

N. When he, a supposed lifelong Republican, began teaming up with flaming liberal 'CincyCapell' to anonymously smear others on this blog.

O. Other

 
at 11:24 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Scott, I am sure all your new liberal buddies love it when you use a blog entry that was originally about them to try and settle old scores from your pitifully lame tenure in the GOP.

 
at 12:15 AM, April 26, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

4:05,

BRAVO!

Capell is one sad-sack SOB alright. That notorious 'confirmed-bachelor' leads a pathetic excuse for a life. Blogging, and acting as Fanny The Shyster's (quite literal) sockpuppet is all he has in life.

And I am going to be right there, mocking him every inch of the way.

 
at 11:03 AM, April 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jeff Capell plays sock puppet yet again at 7:40 & 10:02.

Get a life Jeff.

 
at 1:10 PM, April 26, 2008 Anonymous CincyMatusak said...

That's right, we'll be here ALL DAY, 24/7 to talk about Capell, Harlow, and the Blue Chips since we have nothing else to do.

Love,

CincyCapell
Scott Gehring

 
at 8:15 PM, April 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

CincyCapped
Time for you to lay low. That Cheviot Idiot scam has been exposed and CSA still eats your lunch. You rank right up there as sockpuppet of the year.

 
at 12:45 PM, April 27, 2008 Anonymous Scott Winkelman said...

WAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!

You nasty Blue Chip YRs are being mean to me! Make them stop, Jen!

 
at 7:09 PM, April 27, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

You wish Capell. I'll be here mocking you daily. The Jock-Strap isn'y eating my lunch; he loves him some Frischs.

 
at 7:42 PM, April 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anyone notice the absence of CC and CSI? The libs have gone anonymous since the silent majority started stating the facts.
CSA still rules and the conservatives will go to the polls in droves at election time.

 
at 9:17 PM, April 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice to know that while I was sawing logs snugged in next to my wife, cincycapell was angrily posting some diatibe at 12:15 in the morning. And at 7:09 tonight, while I was playing legos with my son, cincycapell was on some other rant.

Nice life there, bucko.

 
at 3:42 AM, April 28, 2008 Anonymous CincyMatusak said...

Another day has started for me. And once again I will be here ALL DAY, 24/7 to impersonate the President of the Blue Chip Young Republicans. Jealous?

Love,

Cincycapell (aka Greg)

 
at 9:54 AM, April 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

CSA gets CC aka CSI aka Anonymous punked on a daily basis. He's the man and he rules. Long live the conservatives!

 
at 10:10 AM, April 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 3:42 ALL DAY is 24 hours.

 
at 11:59 AM, April 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hah! cincycapell is getting OWNED!

Or, as she likes to say, "pwned!"

 
at 4:26 AM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

Greeting from sunny LA.

Chevy-It Moron is playing sockpuppet again, praising himself and saying that he is 'the man'. What a pathetic loser. Chevy-it, Jeff Capell, WWWW and UselessIdiot post here 2/4/7. They lead sad lives, and are lonely, bitter and isolated nut jobs.

Greg? Keep trying Capell. Keep trying.

 
at 11:49 AM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is it really sunny in LA at that time in the AM? CSA will have fun with your nonsense today. He be the man.

 
at 6:48 PM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's always highly suspicious when some pathetic individual like cincycappell [AKA cheviot sports idiot] becomes obsessed with someone else's life. Cincycappell ought to switch his online name to Mark David Chapman or John Hinckley Jr.

It sounds like cincycapell is hiding in the same closet as Tom Cruise and John Travolta. Use your real name if you're going to attack someone else by his real name. Otherwise, you're just another gutless coward hiding behind a computer monitor.

 
at 3:06 AM, May 02, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

Closeted? That's a hoot coming from Mr. Log Cabin himself! The 'confirmed bachelor' sockppuppet!!

 
at 2:39 PM, May 02, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Capped. I think of you as cloistered; cloistered with the Cheviot Idiot.

 
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