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Lying is a Sin: Steve Stivers tells no-doubt falsehood about Mary Jo Kilroy

Republican congressional candidate Steve Stivers signed his name to a campaign advertisement this week, declaring of his opponent in Ohio’s 15th District that “Mary Jo Kilroy can’t hide from her 98.4% voting record with Nancy Pelosi.”

I’ll come right to the point. This claim by Steve Stivers is a lie.

A review of roll […]

The Know-Nothings of the 1800s and the No-Mosquers of the new millenium

Steve Wessler asks two important questions in Wednesday’s Portland Press Herald:

The Ku Klux Klan has deep Christian roots. Would Americans rise up in anger if a Christian group proposed to build a church near the site of a Klan killing?

In 1856, a period of intense anti-Catholic sentiment in the United States, a mob […]

Pat Tiberi (R-AEP)

“Them who pay the piper call the tune.”

Who does Representative Patrick Tiberi represent? Well, who’s paying the piper? The most frequent source of contributions to Pat Tiberi in the 2009-2010 election cycle is an energy corporation called American Electric Power. 48 contributions by the AEP political action committee and AEP employees have been registered […]

OH-12: Pat Tiberi Talks Jobs But Does Nothing to Create Them

On the subject of jobs, congressman Patrick Tiberi likes to talk tough, declaring over and over again what Congress must do to bring jobs back to America:

Jobs, not health care, should be the focus of Congress and the president, U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Genoa Township) told the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday.

“That’s […]

OH-12: Paula Brooks Buckeye Cash Versus Pat Tiberi PAC Machine

In this year’s race for Ohio’s 12th District seat in Congress, Democratic challenger Paula Brooks has received more in campaign contributions from the people of Ohio ($723,795) than Republican incumbent Patrick Tiberi has ($712,701).

In total campaign dollars, however, Pat Tiberi holds an immense advantage, with a warchest of $2,118,311. Paula Brooks has only $994,336 […]

Tea Party Pushes Double Standard For Voting

Does this “Tea Party” group support card check for voting or not? It depends upon which way the winds of convenience are blowing. […]

Cultural Blending at the Ross County Fair

I love the cultural blends that shape America.

I can also report that a deep-fried Twinkie tastes just about as awful as you’d expect.

Tea Party Contributions to State Candidates: 92% Republican, 0% Democrat

Looking at data on federally-organized political action committees and Section 527 groups that identify themselves as part of the “Tea Party” movement, we’ve discovered that such openly-disclosed grassroots groups have levels of activity too low to account for the highly visible “Tea Party” activity seen splayed across the national media. Indeed, most of them are […]

Why is one suspect a Colorado Mom but the other not an Ohio Dad?

Jamie Paulin-Ramirez, accused by the U.S. government of involvement in a conspiracy to engage in terrorist attacks, is being repeatedly referred to in news reports as a “Colorado Mom” and also as a “Colorado Mother.”

Kristopher Sickles, accused by the U.S. government of involvement in a conspiracy to engage in terrorist attacks, has not once […]

Hutaree Kris Sickles Warned Of Terrorist Camps in US – Muslim Terrorist Camps

In the mind of Hutaree Kris Sickles, it’s okay for Christian men in camouflage to brutally kill people in order to trigger a holy war against the government of the United States. He thinks that it’s terribly wrong and evil, however, for Muslims to do the same thing. […]

Hutaree Group Planned Secession To Fight Non-Christians

The Hutarees were popular among their ideological set of militant Christian Americans, and people from across the USA were attempting to establish Hutaree-affiliated groups […]