I’m not extraordinary like Liz Phair at all

Anyone remember some of my posts from the first months of this blog? Well, if you didn’t like them then, you won’t like this one now. Today has been an absolutely extraordinary day. And I mean just that – extra. ordinary. Now, maybe that word has a bad rap – maybe it’s supposed to be…

[update] State Rep. Josh Mandel (R-17, Lyndhurst) returned today

Listen here for more. From the Plain Dealer. Update: From WKYC (which says he’s 30 but the PD said 29) District 17 state Rep. Josh Mandel arrived home from his second tour of duty in Iraq about 2 p.m. Wednesday. His arrival was totally unlike the “family-friends-media” hoopla that took place at Cleveland Hopkins International…

Anger, pleading for Dann to stop the madness

Modern Esquire is losing his patience, though not fast enough for me. From this Buckeye State Blog post: WHAT IS THIS OFFICE DOING TO CHANGE THE CULTURE THERE TO A MORE PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH DANN’S SCHEDULER DOESN’T FEEL COMFORTABLE SAYING “F.U.” TO HER BOSS AND HARD DRINKING AND PARTYING IS STANDARD OFFICE CONVERSATION AND…

Exclusive Gov. Strickland interview, Six Point Plan & voucher veto threat on SB 57

Many thanks to Phil Hayes of the Columbus Education Association for notifying me that the CEA interview with Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is now posted on the CEA blog. Kudos for a very nice job. The Six Point Plan elements: 1. Strengthen our commitment to Ohio’s public schools and public education. 2. Modernernize education system…