• About Nick

    I was born and raised in Ohio. After growing up in the Columbus area, I moved to Cleveland to study at Case Western Reserve University, and have lived in Northeast Ohio ever since. I live in Wellington with my wife and son. I work in the private sector and have never worked in the political field.

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    More bad news for Ed Fitzgerald

    by  • September 12, 2014 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    Ed Fitzgerald wants Ohioans to forget about all of his scandals, move on and consider him a legitimate candidate for governor. It isn’t working. On Wednesday, Rasmussen released a poll showing Governor Kasich leading him by 20 points. That followed a University of Akron poll that showed a 19-point gap. And today we found...

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    The Wreck of the Edward Fitzgerald

    by  • September 3, 2014 • Uncategorized • 5 Comments

    Reminiscent of the ill-fated ship that met its tragic end on the Great Lakes in November 1975, Ed Fitzgerald is headed for his own November disaster. Its impossible to capture every detail of his inept campaign, but the following parody song and video covers most of the major milestones. Full lyrics with linked references...

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    Larry Sabato: Fitzgerald an “absolute dud”

    by  • August 28, 2014 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    Larry Sabato has been successfully handicapping political elections for…a long time now. In his latest Crystal Ball, he moves Ohio’s governors race to “Safe Republican”, which is pretty much Larry’s equivalent to sticking a fork in it. Meanwhile, in Ohio, we were always more bullish on Kasich than others: We never had the race...

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    Friday Funnies: Ohio Democratic Party edition

    by  • August 22, 2014 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    Today, Mark Naymik wrote a column defending Democratic AG candidate David Pepper. Its title reads “Attorney General candidate David Pepper’s parked-car issue hardly makes him an Ed FitzGerald” The funny part? The Ohio Democratic Party actually tweeted the article out. Ouch. .@marknaymik: "Candidate for Ohio Attorney General @DavidPepper s under fire – from a...

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    Rats. Sinking ship. Fitzgerald’s top campaign staff has had enough. UPDATE: More leaving?

    by  • August 18, 2014 • Uncategorized • 8 Comments

    The Fitzgerald campaign continues to self-destruct. Joe Vardon of the Columbus Dispatch is reporting that Ed Fitzgerald’s top campaign staff has had enough and are leaving the campaign. Top employees are preparing to leave Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald’s campaign, multiple sources have told The Dispatch, choosing to part ways with a candidate who...

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    Hypocrisy: Fitzgerald punished county employees for driving without a license

    by  • August 18, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Last week, it was reported by Andrew Tobias and Henry Gomez of NEOMG that Cuyahoga County employees were punished for driving without a license under the Ed Fitzgerald administration. CLEVELAND, Ohio – As Cuyahoga County executive, Ed FitzGerald has disciplined employees for not holding a valid driver’s license – something the former FBI agent...

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    Questions still surround Richard May

    by  • August 16, 2014 • Uncategorized • 3 Comments

    A few weeks ago we told you about Richard May, the candidate for Ohio’s 9th congressional district, whose sole purpose for running was to keep a gay man off the Republican ticket. My post clearly stated that I am opposed to same-sex marriage, but that I don’t have a problem with gay people. Now,...

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