Tag Archives: Ohio

Dems Likely To Sue Over Lopsided OH Redistricting

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: Republicans on the Ohio Redistricting Commission approved a four-year map for state House and Senate districts over the objections of Democrats shortly after Wednesday’s 11:59 p.m. deadline. The 5-2 vote along partisan lines came after hours of back-and-forth negotiations broke down. The final map gives Republicans a veto-proof majority. Republicans justified the maps by saying Ohioans …

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Ohio County Judge Reverses Order Forcing Hospital To Administer Dewormer To Intubated Anti-Vaccine Patient

The Ohio Capital Journal reports: A Butler County judge sided with a local hospital and reversed a previous court order forcing it to honor a prescription of ivermectin, which infectious disease experts have warned against as a COVID-19 treatment, for a patient who has spent weeks in the ICU with the disease. After two days of testimony and arguments, Common …

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Judge Orders Ohio Hospital To Administer Dewormer

The Ohio Capital Journal reports: A Butler County judge ruled in favor of a woman last week who sought to force a hospital to administer Ivermectin — an animal dewormer that federal regulators have warned against using in COVID-19 patients — to her husband after several weeks in the ICU with the disease. Butler County Common Pleas Judge Gregory Howard …

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Cultist Senate Candidate Vows To Abolish The USPS

“When I get to Washington, I’m going to make decisions with two documents in hand. With the Bible in one hand and the Constitution in the other. And this is what I’m going to do when I get to Washington: I’m going to post on the wall of my office the United States Constitution, and right next to it, I’m …

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Shontel Brown Wins Ohio US House Dem Primary

USA Today reports: Voters in the 11th Congressional District took the first step Tuesday toward choosing a new representative for Northeast Ohio as County Councilwoman Shontel Brown held off progressive Nina Turner to win the Democratic primary for an open U.S. House seat. The contest Tuesday had emerged as a proxy for the future of the Democratic Party. Brown had …

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Cultist Guilty Of Serial Pooping On Gay Couple’s Lawn

The Smoking Gun reports: The self-described “Trump man” who repeatedly defecated and urinated in front of a neighbor’s home because the residents are Joe Biden-supporting Democrats has been found guilty and sentenced for his nasty antics, Ohio court records show. Jerry Detrick, 70, was cited for littering in late-May after being caught in the act of relieving himself at 3:15 …

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Fourth Christian Summer Camp Sees COVID Outbreak

Dayton’s NBC News affiliate reports: Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County is now reporting at least 70 cases of COVID-19 associated with a retreat at Camp Chautauqua. Thirteen of the reported cases are local to the Miami Valley. The Ohio Department of Health has issued a statewide alert after the exposure was discovered and alerted surrounding states. Public health officials …

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Senate Candidate JD Vance Begs Fox News Viewers To Forgive Him For Having Condemned Trump On Twitter

Mediaite has the transcript: Like a lot of people, I criticized Trump back in 2016. And I ask folks not to judge me based on what I said in 2016, because I’ve been very open that I did say those critical things and I regret them, and I regret being wrong about the guy. I think he was a good …

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Ohio Police Chief Resigns After Being Caught On Video Placing “Ku Klux Klan” Sign On Black Cop’s Office Desk

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports: Police Chief Anthony Campo resigned Tuesday following an incident in which he left a “Ku Klux Klan” sign on a Black officer’s desk, Sheffield Lake Mayor Dennis Bring said. The incident in question, which happened Friday, was captured on surveillance video inside the department’s booking area. Campo, who has been with the department for 33 …

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Author J.D. Vance Joins Crowded Ohio Senate Race

Politico reports: Ohio’s blockbuster Republican Senate primary just got even bigger. J.D. Vance, the venture capitalist and best-selling author of “Hillbilly Elegy” officially launched his campaign Thursday, joining the crowded race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Rob Portman. Other candidates have already been off and running for months, raising money and angling for former President Donald Trump’s backing in the …

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Ohio Republican Official Charged With Forging Dead Father’s Signature On Absentee Ballot To Vote Twice

NBC News reports: Republican lawmakers in Ohio pushing for more “safety and security” at the ballot box can now point to a clear example of voter fraud in the November 2020 presidential election. Unfortunately for them, it involves another Republican. Edward Snodgrass, who is a Porter Township trustee, has admitted to forging his dead father’s signature on an absentee ballot …

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Ohio House Expels Accused GOP Speaker In 75-21 Vote

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports: It took nearly a year, but scandal-plagued Larry Householder is no longer in the legislature. The Republican at the center of the House Bill 6 bribery scheme was expelled from the Ohio House on Wednesday on a 75-21 vote, which came after months of dithering and debate among House Republicans. It marks the first time …

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GOP Ohio Gov Condemns Pending Anti-Vaccine Bill

The Columbus Dispatch reports: Gov. Mike DeWine came out against a controversial bill that would weaken Ohio’s vaccination laws. On Thursday, DeWine said he opposes House Bill 248 and asked Ohioans to think of the impact vaccines have had on society. Hearings on House Bill 248 have drawn national attention as advocates have spread misinformation and conspiracies. Testimony from Dr. …

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Anti-Vax Nurse Fails In Vax Magnetism Demo [VIDEO]

“Yes, vaccines do harm people. By the way, I just found out something when I was on lunch, and I want to show it to you. We were talking about Dr. Tenpenny’s testimony about magnetic vaccine crystals, so this is what I found out. “I have a key and a bobby pin here. Explain to me here why the key …

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GOP Ohio AG Sues To Declare Google A Public Utility

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports: Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Tuesday asked a state court to declare Google a public utility as a way to ensure that the tech giant can’t prioritize placement of its own products in search results. The lawsuit, filed in Delaware County Common Pleas Court, is the first of its kind filed in the nation, …

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Feds: “MAGA Caravan” Organizer Assaulted Cops In Riot

Law & Crime reports: A self-described “MAGA Caravan” organizer going by the name “Pi Annon” has been charged by federal prosecutors with assaulting police during the siege of the U.S. Capitol—and ordering his fellow rioters to “hold the line” during that onslaught against law enforcement on Jan. 6th. Authorities believe that man is 38-year-old Ohio resident Kenneth Joseph Owen Thomas, …

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Ohio Teen Wins First Full-Ride Vax Lottery Scholarship

ABC News reports: Joseph Costello, a high school freshman, will have his college education paid for thanks to getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Joseph, of Englewood, Ohio, was announced Wednesday as the winner of a full-ride, four-year scholarship – with room, board, tuition and books – in Ohio’s Vax-a-Million lottery. “It feels very good,” Joseph, 14, said Thursday on “Good Morning …

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Covidiot GOP Rep Files To Halt Ohio’s Vaccine Lottery

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: Five Ohioans who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 are about to win $1 million through a new vaccine lottery program, but a Republican lawmaker wants to call the whole thing off. State Rep. Jena Powell, R-Arcanum, is drafting legislation that would prevent the state from administering any vaccine lottery program. Hundreds of thousands of Ohioans have …

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Ohio Man Dies Making Bombs In His Garage [VIDEO]

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: An Ohio man died when bombs he was building in his garage exploded, officials say. The 55-year-old was making improvised explosive devices in a detached garage at his home in Jefferson Township before the blast Saturday, according to the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office. The garage was burned to the ground and debris was scattered onto a …

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Ohio Vax Rate Surges 28% After $1M Lottery Offer

I suppose we shouldn’t be surprised by this: Coronavirus vaccinations in Ohio jumped 28 percent in the days following the governor’s announcement of a lottery for residents who get the shots, state health officials said Thursday. After Gov. Mike DeWine (R) announced the lottery on May 12, and vaccination rates increased 28 percent in the period of May 14-17, the …

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