Josh Mandel Supporters Schedule Rally in Solon

U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel to attend a rally Tuesday in Solon hosted by the Southeast Republican Club.

Ohio Treasuer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel is to appear at a rally Tuesday in Solon.

The rally, hosted by the Southeast Republican Club, is to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the .

Mandel, a Republican, is running against incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. The race is already one of the most contentious of the election season.

The rally is open to the public. See the attached PDF for more information. Patch will be there with coverage of the event.

Evan Hammersmith July 17, 2012 at 02:36 PM
Earl, lots of jobs out there are crappy, and if you pay someone enough, they'll do the job. I have no issue with that. It's called the free market. My issue is and always has been about pensions. They're unsustainable, and unions have no solution other than funnel contributions to politicians who will kick the can down the road. California is going out of business partly due to this problem.
Adam C. Miller July 17, 2012 at 03:26 PM
We have some very mature people on this thread... no wonder kids act the way they do!
Earl Elevant July 18, 2012 at 03:21 PM
Pensions are part of the pay and benefits that attract the best candidates for the jobs. That's part of the free market you're talking about. Take pensions away and you're on the road to making some of the most important jobs in our society "crappy" by your standards--and thereby attracting less than the best candidates. After all, if they could work for the same pay and benefits as someone who sits around in an air conditioned office all day with much less stress, why would they volunteer to put their lives on the line on a daily basis, dealing with other people's crap? The answer is the pay and benefits--pensions included.
James Murphy July 18, 2012 at 03:30 PM
did anyone else catch this >>>>>> I.M. Wright 6:55 am on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Coming from the right-wing loser who doesn't have the sack to use an actual last name ARE WE TO BELIEVE THAT HIS NAME REALLY IS IM WRIGHT
Evan Hammersmith July 18, 2012 at 06:25 PM
Earl, you're not even close to being convincing. If someone doubled my salary and dropped my health insurance and 401K matching, It wouldnt make my job more crappy and attract lesser candidates. It's no different for any line of work. The pensions are not sustainable. The double dipping by govt workers is not sustainable. I realize you're a schill for unions, but you need to work in the private sector for a little while and realize it's not all that different. Cops put the lives on the lines, but so do airline pilots, high rise window washers, and crab fishermen. Lots of jobs have risk, and pensions are not the only way to attract good candidates. Think for yourself for once instead of reading from the union script.


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