Saturday, July 28, 2012

Romney's Taxes

• Although Republican Mitt Romney keeps hoping that the demand for the public release of his tax returns will go away, people haven't stopped asking for them. Pundits, citizens, and Republicans are puzzled by his continuing refusal to provide some background on his taxes.  If he has nothing to hide, why does is he stonewalling? has more on Romney tax problem that won't disappear.

* A recent Gallup Poll shows Jewish voters solidly supporting President Obama (see Gallup).

>>>>  Despite calls from citizens to stop fracking in the state and protect our water and environment, fracking is moving forward.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is not being slowed down by critics of hydraulic fracturing. ODNR in June authorized 36 new permits for horizontal drilling wells used for the process also known as fracking, a record for ODNR, according to Friday's Hannah Report.

Carroll County was at the top of obtaining new permits with 11 total. Columbiana County followed with seven new permits, and Harrison County was third with nine. Chesapeake Energy Corporation obtained most of those permits, a total of 22....

Since Kasich didn't listen to the concerns of citizens before, we should not expect him to listen now.  He'd only be concerned if the fracking was taking place on property next to his home.