fyi, the teabaggers want to do away with social security and medicare. they don't believe in "big government." they're a bunch of morons. like someone said a long time ago, "the constitution was written by genius' to be run by idiots." the affordable care act, or obamacare, is a foot in the door on the way to single payer, which is medicare for all, from cradle to grave. of course the repubs hate it. because it helps people who don't stuff money into their pockets.
April 16, 2014 at 8:05 p.m.
anyone who thinks that politics aren's involved in this is stupid! remember when repubs called gm "Obama motors"? that is exactly why they were grilled by congress. to make Obama look bad. that's what they're all about. hate. any chance they get to take shots at Obama they will. it's all about hate. repubs in congress are despicable, and traitors to the American people! this has nothing to do with people dying and gm. it's all about hating Obama.
April 16, 2014 at 7:53 p.m.
james tressel? seriously? in spite of what they think, that does not add to his qualifications. james, jim, jimmy, whatever, he's not qualified. even as more proof three ysu educators have thrown their hats in the ring, as if to say, "hell, if he's qualified, then I am over qualified."
April 16, 2014 at 7:46 p.m.
to support tressel proves the mentality of the people in the valley. he succeeded at osu and ysu by lying and doing illegal things to enable success. Bertram writes a lot about the corruption in the valley. hiring tressel would add to the list of corruption in Youngstown. he wants to be president of ysu? it doesn't matter that he lied, cheated, and gave a black eye to one of the top football programs in the country. osu has never been charged with infractions like that. if there's 33 applicants for the job that means there are 32 more qualified than tressel.
April 15, 2014 at 4:38 p.m.
yeah, the repubs are for womens' rights. that's why they don't think women deserve the same pay as men for doing the same job. that's why they're against the aca helping women get birth contro to prevent unwanted pregnancies. one repub said women have a way to prevent getting pregnant by "shutting down" during the rape. another said, "if it's inevitable relax and enjoy it." repubs might as well be carrying clubs when it comes to understanding women. they have no chance getting the female vote.
April 14, 2014 at 9:08 a.m.
it seems as if in every town, city, and state, on some level, corruption exists. eventually it will bring this country down. and greed is NOT good. good article bertram.
April 13, 2014 at 11:38 a.m.
by the time the repubs can even have a chance at the white house (which won't happen) and regain the power to even try to repeal the affordable care act, it's projected by 2017 there will be 30 million people being covered by the aca. let's see the repubs tell 30 million people who are covered or have children with pre-existing conditions covered that they're going to take it away from them. somehow, i don't think that's part of priebus' "autopsy.
April 13, 2014 at 11:16 a.m.
paul ryan is a disgrace as a human being who claims to be a member of the catholic church. a Christian? that's why he wants to slash medicare, medicaid, food stamp programs for the poor, pell grants to help kids get a higher education, and pretty much, like all repubs in congress, anything that helps the middle class and the poor. he'd rather help people like the obscenely rich koch brothers and others like them become even richer. he's not only a disgrace, he's despicable and a liar. and don't call yourself a Christian ryan. a republican Christian is an oxymoron!!
April 13, 2014 at 11:10 a.m.
this piece of $hit should get prison but i'm sure he'll get a slap on the wrist. after all, it's only a dog.
April 12, 2014 at 10:09 a.m.
me thinks if tressel is hired will wolford be a quarter of a million dollar figurehead. veeerry intawesting.
April 12, 2014 at 10:06 a.m.