Sunday, May 22, 2011
Welcome to Kasichstan
As Mel Brooks said in "History of the World" "It's good to be the King", and John Kasich knows it. He can sponge his way in line at the DMV, take photos with the peasants, and insult them by calling a guy's girlfriend his mother.
Only in Kasichstan can you have a fetus sworn in court. Yes they actually did that. While other Governors (Democrats) are trying to find ways to attract jobs, King Kasich is trying to turn Ohio into a Third World country.
The only people that King Kasich tax are Abortion providers and Casinos. The legislature in Ohio has passed several taxes on Abortion providers and anyone connected to them. Maybe the new jobs are in the law field suing the state or Women's health care providers.
Then you have the Casinos. Many of Kasich's buddies get good jobs with the administration. The people on the Casino commission get $5,000.00 for an hours work. That's $60,000.00 a year. He's also asking for more money.
Kasich is busy having a fire sale of Ohio's many assets such as the prisons, the turnpike, and anything else that isn't nailed down. He's giving school vouchers TO RICH FAMILIES. How is that going to save money and bring jobs to Ohio?
He also want's to stay in power any way he can even if it means voter suppression.
From Progress Ohio:
The primary concerns with House Bill 194 are listed below:
Restricts Voting Opportunities
•Dramatically reduces In-Person Early Voting from 35 days to 6 days
•Prohibits In-Person Early Voting during busiest 3 days of early voting (Sat/Sun/Mon before Election Day)
•Limits In-Person Early Voting to just one Saturday
•Prohibits In-Person early Voting on Sundays
•Cuts mail-in voting from 35 days to 21 days making it harder to receive and return a ballot in time
•Implements more aggressive registration purging without adequate assurances that qualified voters are not being removed from the rolls
Needlessly Disqualifies Eligible Votes
•Requires that votes be thrown out if every single field - including non-essential fields - are not completed for a provisional or absentee ballot request form.
•Throws out ballots where voter choice is clear, such as when a voter fills in the oval by a candidate's name and also writes in the same name. There were 12,207 of these in 2008.
•Instead of finding a solution to prevent poll workers from misdirecting voters to the wrong precinct, this bill removes the current requirement that poll workers assist voters in finding the correct voting precinct.
•Increases the number of provisional ballots, which are less likely to be properly counted, by eliminating the requirement that poll workers will be required to direct voters to their correct precinct and by prohibiting poll workers form helping voters complete forms.
Eliminates Local Control
Boards of elections would be forced to comply with a one-size-fits-all rule, which means:
•NO setting up satellite locations for early voting that are more accessible unless 3 of 4 members approve
•NO setting early vote hours that make sense for their county
•NO mailing of absentee ballot request forms to all registered voters to shorten election day lines and add convenience for busy working voters as well as elderly voters
•NO paying for postage for ballot return to ensure voters complete voting process
Hey Kasich, where ARE the jobs you promised?