Archive for January, 2008

Bob Bytes Back Archive: June, 1996 School Board Coup

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on January 28th, 2008

The Wolfe Family Newsletter writes: “Party politics didn’t come into play when the Columbus Board of Education unanimously tapped the Reverend Leon Troy Sr., a Republican, this week to fill a Board vacancy.” Oh? The Daily Monopoly had been touting Troy as above the fray. That’s the usual B.S.. What was left out of the […]

Free Press 4th Thursday Free Film Night!

Posted by moderator on January 20th, 2008

You’re invited to the Free Press 4th Thursday Free Film Night! Thursday, January 24 at 7pm Movie: “Kilowatt Ours” Drexel Gateway Theater screening room Harvey Wasserman will lead the discussion following the movie 253-2571, Kilowatt Ours Reveals the Consequences of Our Coal Powered Economy. The film opens with Vice President Dick Cheney’s energy policy […]

5/28/1996 by Bob Fitrakis From Cincinnati’s Riverfront Stadium to Columbus’ Riffe Center, anti-Semitism is in vogue. But in the state capital, instead of chastising the bigot, we literally fire the messenger. Ask Devon Rice. On May 8 at approximately 8:30 a.m., Rice, a messenger with the Legislative Service Commission, was delivering forms to House Speaker […]

5/22/1996 by Bob Fitrakis The action was in the streets, and parks, last weekend. In Westerville, 50 or so activists from the Westerville Social Action group and Amnesty International exercised their First Amendment rights by demonstrating in front of Rep. John Kasich’s house and then marching down Main Street. They want Mr. Budget-Cutter to wield […]

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