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Friday, April 18, 2008

Hillary picks up an Ohio superdelegate

Ohio's presidential primary is long gone, but the battle for Ohio's 21 superdelegates goes on.

Hillary Clinton picked up another one Friday, with an endorsement from northeast Ohio freshman congresswoman Betty Sutton.

By our count, that gives Clinton a 6-4 advantage over Barack Obama in Ohio superdelegates.

With Sutton, Clinton has Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, Cleveland congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Patricia Moss of AFSCME, former Ohio AFL-CIO president Bill Burga and Ron Malone of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees.

Obama has picked up endorsements from Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory, former Democratic National Committee chairman David Wilhelm, Dayton Mayor Rhine McLin, and Ohio Teamsters leader Sonny Nardi.

That leaves 11 Ohio superdelegates still uncommitted, including the two to be chosen later by Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris Redfern.


at 5:05 PM, April 18, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let's just flip a coin at this point. We need to start focusing on the real enemy: The Crime Syndicate Formerly Known As The Republican Party. We need to make sure the Gang Of Pedophiles is shut out of the White House and further reduced in the House and Senate. Across this land, we need to drive this insidious group of people hell-bent on destroying all that we have worked for out of the statehouses and the courthouses. We need to shut down, padlock, and fumigate their offices. We need to send the leaders of this cell of sex offenders, war starters, job-lillers, housing-takers, pollouters and posioners off to jail where they belong.

How much more can we take?

How many more jobs will be lost from Repugs' economic policies that pay companies to send jobs overseas?

How many more Americans will we let fall into bankruptcy while bailing out American corporations drunk with Repugnicant greed?

How many more American families will lose their homes because the Repugnicants took kickbacks to look the other way while mortgage brokers ripped off millions?

How many more American children will be killed in Iraq because of this failed, illegal war? how many more American children will we let get killed by guns right here at home because the Repugnicant Party thinks anyone anywhere should be able to get a gun?

How many more children will be sexually abused by Repughnicant polygamists, by Repugnicant officeholders, and by Repugnicant priests and ministers?

Let's get unified and take our country back from The Criminal Enterprise That Used To be A Political Party.

at 9:40 PM, April 18, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

The whole super-delegate thing is political sleaze at it's very worst.
What will you promise me, for my vote???

If Obama wins, Mayor Zero gets an ambasadorship to Zimbabwe. It's a deal!

at 11:54 PM, April 18, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

What's the difference between George W. Bush and Pope Benedict?

One is the head of an organization harboring hundreds of sex criminals and perverts, and the other is the Pope.

Stick that in your pipe and smoke, you right-wing holy-roller Repug Catho-licks.

at 12:18 PM, April 19, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Watch how quickly gas prices fall next year when the oil companies know President Obama's Justice Department will put an end to their price-gouging ways. There is no logical reason for oil to trade at more than $40 a barrel which puts gas at about a buck fifty after taxes and the usual, pre-Bush profit levels.

at 7:37 PM, April 19, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Obama wins, Mayor Zero gets an ambasadorship to Zimbabwe. It's a deal!

Sounds like a winner to me! Zippy's going to need to find (read: swindle) another gainful means of employment because he certainly isn't going to be sitting in that soft chair in City Hall much longer!

Meanwhile, is it time for the Mayoral election yet??

at 10:37 AM, April 20, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Authority said...

Mayor Urkel supports Hussein Obama because he is scared of sniper fire.

at 10:38 AM, April 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

You're forgetting Michael Coleman, Columbus' mayor.

at 1:26 PM, April 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tim Ryan has also endorsed Sen. Clinton.
How did Tim do at the Clermont Co. Dem. Dinner?
Did he give his usual excellent talk and blow them away?

at 3:06 PM, April 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm glad we are getting closer to a final candidate. Regardless if it's Clinton or Obama, and I'm so proud of both, we will unite behind the whoever wins the nomination. Old man McSame is toast this November.

at 3:20 PM, April 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow! When you Democrats put the GOP in jail, you won't have the money to fund all your useless give-aways.
Now that you have created successive generations of non productive, uneducated people that feel entitled to everything for free, we'll leave you try to figure out how you'll pull off wealth redistribution. (aka. Socialism)
You see, capital will always hold the upper hand. If you tax the rich, they will raise prices and cut charitable donations to offset the Democrat punishment for working hard.
At some point, you'll have more freeloaders than workers. At that point, you'll set up Republicans for years to come.

at 6:08 PM, April 20, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

The Paranoid Freak Wingnut is going off about the Commies again, and defending the super-rich, because he thinks that one day he's going to strike it rich. Big surprise.

The top 2% rich are paying 19.5% of their wages in taxes, while the middle class is paying 27%+ of their wages. We need to return to a truly progressive taxation system, where the ultra-wealthy pay their fair share.

If Carl Linder wants to raise the price of milk at UDF because hos capital gains tax go up, let him. People will stop shopping at UDF and go to Walmart, Biggs or Kroger where it's cheaper. That's the beauty of the free market.


at 8:34 PM, April 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Idiot--- You still have your head up your buttocks. A guy that earns a million pays 200 K. What do you as an unemployed, uneducated idiot pay? Why should the rich guy support you?

at 8:43 PM, April 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Everyone knows it's Obama - the only reason we're still talking about it is >> HillBilly's whole lives depend on getting back to the White House. And they'll destroy Obama in the process, if necessary.
"Straight-Talk" McCain is attacking Obama, not Hillary, because he wants to run against her.

at 9:07 PM, April 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good move; tell people to go to Walmart. Your head is so far up you need a transplant. You make it sound like it's shameful to have money. This country was not founded on this principle. Do you realize that the baby boomers that are retiring are the best educated in America? This is the first time in our country that the next generation is considered less capable in over 200 years. This is not a bright future for our country. Additionally, your Dems will try to overtax the people who hold real power and that's disaster. Your Dems will promise the freeloaders benefits, but the real money people will be out of the workforce. You truly are the IDIOT; it's a shame you tie your moniker to Cheviot. That's a disgrace to the Sports Authority who at least makes sense.

at 12:07 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...


The top 2% income earners, the super-wealthy, ARE the freeloaders, Mr Wingnut. these scum suckers are paying 17% in taxes on millions while I pay 30% of my $92,000 income in taxes.

Just hear what the richest man in America, Warren Buffet, has to say about the unfairness of the current taxation system:


The Bush administration has given these people a free ride and it's time for it to end. It's become a new Robber Baron Era. Even republicans like George Voinovich are publicaly acknowledging this fact. The republicans have run this county into a $4.5 Trillion dollar debt-the biggest in the history of the world-they have devalued the dollar, they have wasted over a trillion dollars (and counting) on the quagmire in Iraq, they are going to be bailing out the banks (as they did with Bear Stearns) that will be failing as the economy further collapses into deep recession, all thanks to the mismanagement of this administration.

Bushie's done a heck of a job.

Well, the bill for 8 years of plunder and mismanagement has finnally come due my friend, and those with the available cash are going to be paying it. When Linder and Farmer are paying $300,000 on a million, we will be off to a start. UDF can go and pound salt.

I know that you like to pretend that you are one of the wealthy 1% Mr. Wingnut, but we all know that you are not. You probably live with your elderly mother, and blog your day away from her basement. If you had such a a productive and lucrative livelihood, you wouldn't have the time to endlessly blog your day away. Which you do. Day and night.

Wake up, dust the cheeto dust off of your fingers, get a life and get some sense of reality.

You are a deluded fool indeed.

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

Ok MR. Big Time 92K. How much does a guy making 50K pay? How about a guy that sits on his rump?
What's my incentive to earn 7 figures if it's taken away in taxes. You just don't understand what powerful rich people can do to avoid paying tax.
And Mr. Buffet. Why do you think he neither sells and/or splits his BRK.A stock that's 128K a share? Of course, to avoid paying the capital gains tax.
By the way, you think your little 30K tax bill is unfair; just wait till it hits you and we'll see who whines the loudest.
How about a national sales tax? I'll go along with that. How about a flat tax? Everybody pays 20%. What do you think bigshot?

at 1:42 PM, April 21, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

What CincyCapell said!!

Right Wing Wacko 12:46, I don't care that a rick guy has to pay $170,000 on $1,000,000, he's only paying 17%. I just looked at my check from last week, and I paid 28.6% of my income. That is fundamentally unfair. The rich pay less, as they pay a lower percentage of their income in taxes than the middle class pay. The poor pay less as well, because they have no money.

It's called progressive taxation, and it's the taxation system that our nation uses, at least until the past 8 years.

Stick you 'FAIR" /national sales tax BS. That's a scam that pushes the tax burden even further onto the middle class and even the poor. The tax rate would be 25%, and it would tax everything you buy; food, a house, car and clothing. It's a scam to further insulate the super wealthy from paying their fair share if income taxes.



Buffet doesn't sell his stock because he has controlling interest, and the stock is appreciating. Capital gains tax is only 15%, it's the lowest taxed income in the code.

Keep pretending that you are going to be rich some day, Wacko, and keep licking Uncle Carl's boots. Maybe he'll throw you some scraps from his table for your efforts.

at 2:32 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I addressed my 12:46 post to Cincycapel so I don't know why you feel a need to respond. At any rate, BRK A and BRK B is not appreciating so you're no stock wizard.
If you're in the 28% bracket, I'm subsidizing you already so you might want to reconsider that Sales Tax. You're not going to buy a car, house and/or boat so I think you would want to tax those who spend the most.
You really do fit your blog name idiot. And your head up your rear is totally accurate.
You dilute American ingenuity and ambition when it doesn't bother you to penalize the most productive people that create jobs for the masses. I might employ you and am not aware, because I do have a couple of idiots running around my plant. I'll check the addresses to see if I have a Cheviot match.

at 2:48 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

Mr. Wingnut,

Did you actually read Buffet's comments?

"Mr Buffett said that he was taxed at 17.7 per cent on the $46 million he made last year, without trying to avoid paying higher taxes, while his secretary, who earned $60,000, was taxed at 30 per cent. Mr Buffett told his audience, which included John Mack, the chairman of Morgan Stanley, and Alan Patricof, the founder of the US branch of Apax Partners, that US government policy had accentuated a disparity of wealth that hurt the economy by stifling opportunity and motivation."

I have no idea why Buffet doesn't sell his stock. I assume that it's because he doesn't need the money, the stock is strong, and it gives him ownership of the business. I do not think that the lousy 15% CGT that he pays should he sell it would stop him from selling. It's a low tax rate.

Bear Stearns got a $30 Billion bailout. Their CEO gets to keep his $100 million bonus. Now Bank of America wants a bailout, and so does National City. And they will get it. So will the rest of the financial sector. The taxpayers will be forced to act as an open-ended piggy bank for the incredibly rich people who have mismanaged the country's investment banks.

That's republican 'self responsibility'. Bailouts for the rich, higher taxes for the middle class.

It's time to bring back the guillotine folks.
Let's start with the rich's toadies, sockpuppets and sycophants.

at 3:21 PM, April 21, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

Our paranoid right wing freak is a 'rich industrialist'. Yea, right. that's why he has time in his hands to blog all day and night, and respond to every single post in this blog and others.

I have a pretty clear of this wacko: A middle aged man, never married, never even dated a women. Sitting in his elderly mother's basement, blogging all day.

If you were a 'rich industrialist' you wouldn't be subsidising me, or any other middle class citizen. We pay a higher percentage of our income than you would. If you were rich. Which you are not.

I own a home and a car, by the way, wacko. I served my country with 12 years as an officer in the in the US Navy. I know that you never wore a uniform and served your Country, have you?

And the BRK.A stock is up over the past year, it was at $109 a year ago. Ditto for BRK.B; it is at 4288 today, and was at 3668 a year ago.

You are entitled to your own set of opinions, wingnut, but not your own set of facts.

Now go outside and get some fresh air.

A large percentage of the ultra wealthy did nothing to earn their money, incidentaly. They inherited the money.

at 3:38 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

So the Idiot finally learned something today by looking up some stock quotes. You haven't figured it out yet and you never will.
I never inherited money, but I am self made through hard work.
My office has a balcony so I do have fresh air, thank you.
I can't take someone seriously that has a self portrait of himself with his head up his rear as an avitar.

at 4:03 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

Mr. Wingnut can dish it out, but he can't take it. And he really hates it when confronted with facts, instead of rhetoric, which is all he offers.

Interesting how he resorts to insults when he has been smacked down. He must be desperate.

at 4:20 PM, April 21, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

Wannabe Wealthy Wingbut Wacko, or WWWW, or W4 as you will now be known, name-calling is the refuge of the pea-brained. But at least you can claim to be an expert at something.

at 8:04 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Idiot is the name you foisted to copy CSA. Call me what you want because as you said name calling is the refuge of the pea brained.
You can't compete with CSA because he makes sense.

at 10:19 PM, April 21, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

Get ready, Wannabe Wealthy Wingnut Wacko, because we are going to take all of that money that you allegedly make way from you.


at 9:06 AM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did you ever hear of offshore accounts? Didn't think so. Go read again and you'll learn something today too.

at 1:05 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

My the right-wingers are delusional. My experience has been that the right-wingers on here are not middle-aged guys living with mommy. No, those types aren't very politicl. Who are the right-wingers then? They are the paid staffers or unpaid interns, Alex P. Keaton wannabes, who got their jobs because Daddy made some phone calls and wrote some checks. Seduced by their proximity to power, and well-aware from their Daddy Warucks how to cut a few ethical corners, they are aiding and abetting their boss' criminal activities. It will be they who take the fall when ethics are restored to the Justice Department next year. I hope for their pink and well-fed sake that the Obama Administration upholds the Constitution better than the current Gang Of Pedohpiles has done.

PS, you guys might want to convince your boss to get that prison-rape legislation moving. It might literally save your life in a few years.

at 1:08 PM, April 22, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

Wannabe Wealthy Wingnut Wacko,

Keep dreaming, maybe Uncle Carl will leave you some money and you can actually be rich one day. Until then, you are going to have to be satisfied with collecting matchbox cars and pretending to be rich.

at 1:40 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 1:05
Delusional huh? Not political? (spelled correctly)
Well, you guys might want to start existing on this planet. Neither one of your candidates, if elected, will make major changes. (think Pelosi)
Put Republicans in jail? Won't happen.
Honesty and Ethics restored? Don't think so.
Can you immagine Bill back in the White House? Hillary couldn't control him before, so what changes now? How long before the first scandal hits daylight?
Obama talks a good game, but he's inexperienced. He threw his disgraceful pastor of 20 years under the bus to save votes.
I think you are selling McCain short and you'll be disappointed in November.

at 4:16 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I can't wait to have Bill back in the White House. Maybe he will be the Secretary of State. And bring back Robt. Reich in Treasury.

We had a prosperous economy under Clinton, we were at peace, and there were strives taken to help Isreal and the Palestinians acheive peace.

Under the current criminal Chimp that occupies the White House, our economy has gone into deep recession, we are in an endless quagmire in Iraq, the dollar is worthless, our constitution has been desicrated, oil is at $119/brl, gas is at an all time high, our foriegn policy is a joke, the housing industry has collapsed and Americans are hated all over the world.

Chimpy reached a dubious acheivment today: He became the most unpopular president in American history:

WASHINGTON — President Bush has set a record he'd presumably prefer to avoid: the highest disapproval rating of any president in the history of the Gallup Poll.

In a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken Friday through Sunday, 28% of Americans approve of the job Bush is doing; 69% disapprove. The approval rating matches the low point of his presidency, and the disapproval sets a new high for any president since in American history.

The previous record of 67% was reached by Harry Truman in January 1952, when the United States was enmeshed in the Korean War.


Chimpy is doing a heck of a job. No repugnicate will be elected President for decades to come after Bush. McSame is toast.

at 7:39 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

And yet the Dems took back the House and Senate a mere 2 years after Truman left. GOP out or decades? No wonder the libs favor legalizing the hippy lettuce.

at 11:53 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Truman didn't start an illegal war, decimate the economy, alienate our allies and rape our Constitution. All of which Chimpy has done.

at 9:05 AM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 4:16 must be Monica Lewinsky.
Bill wants you back there too!

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