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In November 2008, the Ohio state inspector general concluded that Helen Jones-Kelley, then-director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, had no legitimate reasons to check state computer systems for confidential information on Joe Wurzelbacher — the citizen who audaciously called out Barack Obama’s wealth redistribution agenda in a viral campaign trail exchange […]
I’d be burning the phone lines right now if I were an Ohio taxpayer: Ohio taxpayers are right in the middle of the civil rights lawsuit that Samuel Joseph — “Joe the Plumber” — Wurzelbacher has filed against three former state employees, charging that they illegally accessed his confidential information through state databases. Ohio Attorney […]
Ho hum. Government contractor abuses access to citizen’s confidential info. Left shrugs. Privacy invader gets a slap on the wrist. Crickets chirp: A year ago tonight, “Joe the Plumber” entered America’s political consciousness. Republican Sen. John McCain’s mention of the Toledo-area man during a presidential debate ultimately led to the downfall of an Ohio cabinet […]
Crikey: Labor Secy nominee Solis's husband finally pays up 16-year-old tax liens; Update: Senate session postponed
DOH’bama strikes again.
Bill Whittle responds to criticism of PJTV and Joe the Plumber. More here. *** Update: JD Johannes has an update on his initial reaction to JTP: I hope this never gets lost in the translation: Joe is wonderful when he is relating the story of regular working people in a dire situation. As a child-less […]
“He also observed and reported from the house where a Kassam landed on Sunday afternoon.”
“Professional” question of the morning.
My syndicated column today looks at the MSM sneering over Joe Wurzelbacher’s trip to Israel sponsored by PJTV, recounts how The Fraternal Order of the Professional Journalist has squandered its own credibility, and exposes how liberal media elites have attempted to shut out conservatives from membership in the journalism club by redefining their craft based […]
Joe The Plumber will cover the Gaza conflict for PJTV. He’ll be there for 10 days. Stay safe, Joe! Joe the Plumber is taking on a new job. The Ohio man, who became famous during the U.S. presidential campaign after asking Barack Obama about his tax plan, is heading to Israel as a war correspondent […]
Heads finally roll.