Ed Fitzgerald: a scandal mishandled Ohio Democratic Party can’t afford its mistakes

Ed Fitzgerald, the Democratic candidate in the 2014 Ohio gubernatorial race, did not, in fact, have sexual relations with that woman. He really didn’t. However, from the moment the press discovered that he had been found in the car in a parking lot with a woman who was not his wife, he would prove the bane of the Ohio Democratic Party. When he won the Democratic primary, it appeared that Ed Fitzgerald would cause Republican incumbent John Kasich to fight for the 2014 Ohio gubernatorial election. When word got out at the beginning of August that in 2012 police had … Continue reading Ed Fitzgerald: a scandal mishandled Ohio Democratic Party can’t afford its mistakes

“The Last Five Years”

By: Eric Minion~Staff Writer~ This year seems to be one of the busiest seasons the Xavier Department of Music and Theatre has had. Director of Theatre, Stephen Skiles, has two plays and five musicals scheduled for the 2014-15 school year. To start off the year, the department is opening with “The Last Five Years,” a musical depicting the relationship of Cathy, a young actress, and Jamie, an aspiring novelist. One of the most interesting aspects of the show is the unique perspective from which the story is told While Jamie tells his side of the story chronologically, Cathy tells her … Continue reading “The Last Five Years”

Price of “saving our icons” too high for Cincinnatians

As a registered Republican and fiscal conservative, I seldom ask for more taxes. However, when I do ask for taxes, I want them to be well crafted. The Hamilton County Commissioners have voted to keep from the Nov. ballot a tax championed and designed by private sector leaders and to instead allow on the ballot that most hideous of monsters: a poorly thought-out tax. On Aug. 5, and voted on a proposed ballot initiative for a sales tax increase of 25 cents on the dollar for the next 14 years to help fund the revitalization of Cincinnati’s Music Hall and … Continue reading Price of “saving our icons” too high for Cincinnatians