Sherrod Brown

How our political parties fail us

Why the county political parties in Ohio are failing (as is the state party)

The potential new party chair of the Greene County Republican Party sent out an email according to the Greene County Sentinel (a facebook based news type blog run by John Stafford) that asks about if the party should endorse in primaries. He doesn’t even know. The role of the local party in Ohio is a Read More

A real mayor for Dayton?

Nan Whaley hasn’t been looking so hot lately. Ever since the indictments by the FBI and the DOJ where they said Dayton had a “culture of corruption” she’s been looking haggard. At least after the tornado she had the excuse that she didn’t have any water to shower, but, when you realize that a lot Read More

Quicktake on the DDN editorial board meeting

Guy Fogle looks like a politician. Joe Roberts sounds like a politician. And then, there’s me. That’s my take from the screening by the Dayton Daily News editorial board of the three candidates for the special democratic primary for OH-3 which takes place on Tuesday, July 13, 2010. The questions were softies- as if the Read More

And we won’t hear Mike Turner’s position?

The Dayton Daily News-less has the back-assward positions of Austria, Jordan and Boehner on gays in the military- but no mention of Teflon Mike: WASHINGTON — Republican congressmen Steve Austria and Jim Jordan objected Wednesday, Feb. 3, to Pentagon plans to end a ban on gays and lesbians openly serving in the armed forces. Jordan, Read More

Tax dollars are tax dollars.

It’s as if a crime has been committed. Mike Turner, Jon Husted, John Boehner, Sherrod Brown all have their panties in a twist that “Federal Stimulus Funds” were used as part of the incentive package to poach NCR from Dayton to Georgia: NCR’s news release touting its decision to move jobs from Dayton to the Read More