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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Gov: 'We clean our own house.'

Gov. Ted Strickland was in Cincinnati today.

Reporter Denise Amos was there, and filed this report


at 1:52 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

This coming from someone who endorsed a CLINTON?!?!

I'm going to take that comment with a grain of salt if you don't mind...

at 2:29 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

why doesn't the enquirer clean house and get rid of borgman? too bad cincy won't boycott the enquirer

at 2:31 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

who's going to tell Ted Strickland about the crap going on at the enquirer?

at 2:48 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If he thinks he's cleaning house, does that mean he is stepping down too? There are a lot of depraved dems in OH, so he better get started!

at 3:16 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous AG-hast. said...

What a bonfire of the Dannaties this circus was. All elements of a tragi-comedy were present. Marc "priapus" Dann felt there were pickings for all in almost everything ( and everyone) he touched.
The Democrats do come off looking better than the republicans since they take their garbage to the curb sooner ( talk about bragging rights).

at 3:27 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Governor Bobblehead...TOUGH on ETHICS.TOUGH on CORRUPTION.
too much...

at 4:10 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Tard Partune said...

"Rev" Ted Strickland has proven that he simply can't handle the executive nature of the governor's office. "Rev" Ted belongs in Congress - where as one of hundreds of hack politicians, he can't hurt Ohioans too badly.

The state of Ohio is in an economic meltdown and what is our befuddled governor doing? He's spending all his time on depraved Dann democrat damage control duty. We're all paying the price for "Rev" Ted's steep learning curve.

at 5:17 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

HEY 2:29, get off the Borgmans back!

at 5:24 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

The little GOPervert Cow Chippers have their panties in a bunch today!

The GOP is freaking out after losing three 'safe', long time reTHUGlican seats in a row to Dems, and spent millions trying to defend these seats.

Things look so dire for the GOP that former House GOP leader Rep. Tom Davis just wrote a 20-page treatise assessing the state of the Republican Party:

"a congressional GOP brand tied to George Bush is struggling; there is deep seeded antipathy toward the president, the war, gas prices, the economy, foreclosures and, in some areas, the underlying cultural differences that continue to brand our party."

And the kicker: "the Republican brand is in the trash can, if we were dog food, they would take us off the shelf."


Keep flinging your dung, Cow Chippers, you are simply turning the voters against you more and more every single day, with every single peice of dung that you fling. The voters see that you are not interested in anything but protecting your own party and holding on to power. You offer the American People NOTHING.


at 6:29 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Long-time reader/lurker, first-time poster.

I’ve appreciated your work on the Reds the last several years. I can well imagine the difficulties of being a beat writer for this team and the pressures on journalists to do more and more work (like managing this blog) as the nature of the media changes. I’m not sure how you do it and I don’t think the average reader understands what you have to do and the number of hats you have to wear.

I’ve read the blog over the last year and I’ve found it quite enjoyable. Some of the comments have been most informative. Long ago I have moved from the Cincinnati area and there is little chance of me ever going to game at GABP. Still, I think I can be a “fan” (despite some poster’s objections) without attending the games. Your blog and some of the postings give me a much better sense of what this team is about.

I shall stay true to your rules of posting and not attack or mention other posters by name. However, I’ve found some of the most entertainment in your blog by reading the comments of the two main trolls and the frustrated responses of other posters in a pointless debate. As a practicing psychiatrist I can easily diagnose the likely problems of these trolls: insecurity in their jobs, home lives, or personal lives. The blog becomes the one place where they can achieve some sense of security, power, and recognition (even if ill deserved). Trolls usually inflate their own identity on blogs and suddenly have “sources” on the team and other supposed privileged access. The two main trolls are not likely one person—their grammar, syntax, and postings indicate two individuals. A more likely scenario for the postings that are close in time is that they both work in the same cubicle at a telemarketing firm and share access to the same computer where sometimes one forgets to log out of blogger and posts under the wrong identity.

For those who are angry at the trolls they should remember the #1 rule of blogging: do not feed the trolls. The trolls’ insecurity in their own lives and lack of attention makes them spout out every few posts the names “Cantu” or “Hamilton.” Surely enough, anti-trolls come running to attack the trolls, only feeding the egos of the original posters as just one posting could elicit as many as thirty comments.

My favorite postings of the trolls were when the trolls wanted to meet up with you at a game or lunch. This came after weeks of disagreeable postings that only confirmed the trolls were not especially nice or convivial people but instead were barstool cynics. I can only imagine the private conversations you may have had with Hal McCoy or C. Trent Rosecrans about such posters. My second favorite postings were when the trolls volunteered to take over your blog. That certainly showed symptoms that were nearly delusional, as if a professional such as yourself needed “help.”

Anyway, I shall continue to read your articles and blog postings with interest. Thanks again.


at 6:38 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Carla, you posted on the wrong Blog.

Physician, heal thyself.

at 7:03 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Talk about a house that cleans:

The House of Representatives just voted 149 to 141 to cut off funding for the war in Iraq.

This was followed by votes to put significant restrictions on President Bush's war policy, including a timeline for withdrawal, and creating a new GI Bill to help returning veterans.

The wRong wingnut whackos are going to have to 'McShame' themselves of they want a 100 year war !

PATHETIC 'family values' !


at 7:10 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

CincyCapell is starting to sound like the bold typist. Maybe she is the only goofy liberal posting on all the threads? If she has so much time on her hands, maybe she should run for AG? Then she can put all those nasty Republicans in prison all by herself.
If she got a real job, the Enquirer would have to shut down the site.

at 9:27 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Carla - Please dear child, go back on your medication. Maybe Wulsin could help you :)

at 9:55 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Midwest Mike said...

Perhaps Reverend Strickland can give Massachusetts Democrats a call and explain to them how house-cleaning works. MA is home to both Barney Frank and Ted Kennedy. Closer to home, right across from his old Congressional District, he could give the West Virginia Democrats a call about cleaning their house of Robert KKK Byrd, Alan "Lucky Deals" Mollohan, and the Governor who got his daughter a college degree she didn't earn. In another state bordering Ohio, he could impress upon Michigan Democrats the importance of cleaning their house of the mayor of Detroit. He could then call the Louisiana Democrats and talk to them about cleaning the House of Freezer Man William Jefferson. He could floolow that up with a call to California Dems and explain to them how house-cleaning works with Bob "Do You Know Who I Am?" Filner.

As a taxpayer in Ohio, I sure hope Rev. Strickland has a very cost-effective cell-phone plan. He's gonna need it.

at 10:09 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

As they say on the Style cable channel..."Who wants a Clean House?" :)

at 10:28 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cleaning house? Isn't "Uncle Ted" the guy who defended Bill Clinton when he was a Congressman? You know -- the guy who committed felony perjury in a sexual harassment case and lost his law license. A little late to "clean house" isn't it, Governor?

Where do you stand on the "Girls Gone Wild" episodes? Will you be you be "standing behind" Little Hands?

at 11:57 PM, May 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow... back in January some alleged loser allegedly blogging from his Mommy's basement knew already what Newt and the rest of the Gang Of Pedophiles are just learning now:

at 10:36 AM, January 03, 2008 Anonymous said...
Doesn't matter. I am going to put this in terms the corporate plutocrats running the Gang Of Pedophiles can easily understand: your brand sucks.

Face it, after the illegal war, record gas prices, record deficits, a tanking economy, record foreclosures, a worthless dollar, and their interest in using children for their sexual gratification, the "Republican" brand is dead.

They could run the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost for County Commission and will still lose.

at 1:18 AM, May 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Some people are in shock because they haven't seen party leadership leading its way out of a possible corruption - they're blind to the possibilities that honesty can bring.

The difference between Dems and Reps is that the Republicans condoned corruption, malfeasance, and unethical conduct for 18 years, and the Dems took swift, decisive and forthright action with 18 months and then less than 18 days to end it.

LOL - the sad thing is, the Reps really think this was no big deal because they had such widespread corruption and didn't put a single responsible elected official out of office for it --- and look where it got us.

(As for Montgomery in the AG's office again - God forbid, her blind eye to the corruption in the AG and Auditors office got us pay-to-play, corruption, ... and these horrific repayments to the feds for misspent funds because her office and Deters while State Treasurer, failed to do their jobs and covered up the theft for ... 18 years)

at 2:10 AM, May 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pat DeWine said on WLW Thursday that he talked on the phone with Pepper about a county business related to putting all the county expenditures on the internet so taxpayers could see how money is spent.

The problem is, DeWhine (and you certainly know better), it's a violation of law for you to conduct county business behind closed doors. Those deliberations are supposed to be public, not in private phone calls constituting a quorum.

By the way, how much would it cost taxpayers to have internet access to every penny spent? You never talked about the costs associated with displaying the costs, that is already availabe under public records laws anyway.

It's a cute idea - but not a penny more for pandering schemes that proport to be for the taxpayer. And another thing, in other jurisdictions who have done this - other than reporters, how many internet "hits" a year are these specific, SPECIFIC, sites garnering?

Stupid gimmick - wait for the mandate and the funding that'll come with it.

at 7:43 AM, May 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...


at 9:12 AM, May 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Teddy could clean house in Cuyahoga County with the Recorder, already facing allegations of campaign contribution kickbacks by his employees, is under Federal indictment for allegedly viewing child porn at the office. His attorney's defense is that it wasn't children, so he's effectively admitted to viewing porn at the office.

It turns out that the Dems' self-congratulatory kicking ou of state Representative Matthew Barrett wasn't so ennobling after all. Barrett had shown porn photos to minors in a high school class back in October and subsequently blamed his son for putting them on the memory stick. Turns out, the son got them from Dad's computer and the photos were taken by women on their cell phones and sent to Barrett at his request.

Finally, we have the Senate Democratic Leader Ray Miller. Miller, it seems, cannot be bothered to follow Ohio's campaign finance alws as he has had trouble filing these reports the last three years and the Secretary of State's office finds these reports lacking. Despite his unwillingness to let the public know where his campaign money comes from and where it is going, his fellow Senate Democrats elected him their leader. What's more, they elected him leader with full knowledge of these problems in a rare mid-term re-shuffling/ ouster of two other leaders whose ethics haven't been questioned.

Teddy's gonna need a huge broom.

at 10:32 AM, May 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Again, talking more about a house that cleans:

Does that mean that I can no longer hang out in the Statehouse restrooms?

PATHETIC 'family values' !


at 11:06 AM, May 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tin Hat bold typist is a great asset for the GOP. Maybe you can become campaign manager for CincyCapell to run for AG?

at 12:51 PM, May 16, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

Log Cabin member Miss Jeff Capell is panacking over the GOP's recent losses at the ballot box, the Ohio Dems cleaning their own house, the GOP brand being in the tank and the sad realization that the GOP has NOTHING to offer the American people. Jeffy, Coast is Toast, and so is the GOP.

at 3:46 PM, May 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Anonymous said...Does that mean that I can no longer hang out in the Statehouse restrooms?...10:32 AM, May 16, 2008"

No, XXX judge Tryintofoolyou, we will continue to entrap you in the public restrooms !

PATHETIC 'family values' !


at 12:50 PM, May 20, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

lol, Mr. Repugnicant - Dann got canned.

How do you like them apples?

at 10:21 AM, May 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

his statement is about as ignorant as cincy's mayor during the riots when he got on national televsion and said that his city was falling apart and he didn't know what to do (call the world-renown cincy sheriff, geek)

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