Aug 24

Donald Trump Speaks Boldly on Today’s African-American Advancement Issues

trump_thumbs_up_low_res__previewMany conservatives are giving much credit to Presidential candidate Donald Trump for addressing the core issues which concern many African-Americans in a recent speech, pointing out how Democratic policies have brought misery, poverty, and despair to African-Americans and many

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Aug 24

New Evidence of Corruption in Hillary Clinton State Department

Mike_Pence,_official_portrait,_112th_CongressAfter the latest revelations from previously hidden emails involving Hillary Clinton, many are calling for an independent investigation of links between foreign and corporate donors to the Clinton Foundation and the actions of the Hillary Clinton State Department. Vice

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Aug 24

What crime victims think about criminal justice reform

Policy wonks and policymakers have a lot of opinions on criminal justice reform. And as Ohio pursues changes to its criminal code, both should listen to an important group of stakeholders not often heard: the victims of crime.

Intuitively, one …

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Aug 23

Tea Party Leaders Launch TeaPartyforTrump.org for 2016

Tea-Party-for-Trump_logoAugust 23, 2016 (Cleveland, OH) – Local tea party leaders from around the country today announced the launch of the TeaPartyforTrump.org website, which will be the online news and information center for a series of events to get the vote…

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Aug 20

Donald Trump Visits Flood-Devastated Louisiana

Standing with TrumpPresidential candidate Donald Trump, along with running mate Mike Pence, visited communities in Louisiana Friday that have been devastated by flood waters. He made a sincere effort to console the suffering and do what he could to help, …

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Aug 20

Republican Liberty Caucus of Ohio – Convention 2016

RLC-ConventionLiberty-minded Ohio Republicans are invited to attend the Ohio Republican Liberty Caucus Convention on Saturday, September 24th in Columbus.  Top leaders from all over Ohio will be in attendance – Republicans who believe that Ohio should be a state that…

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Aug 19

Conservative Leader Rep. Jim Jordan Strongly Endorses Donald Trump

Congressman Jim JordanOhio Rep. Jim Jordan, one of the most respected conservative Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives, called for Republicans to get strongly behind the campaign of Donald Trump for President to reverse the declines in the pocketbooks

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Aug 19

Ohio Voter Registration Lookup Tools

OhioVoterRegistrationThe folks at Toledo Tea Party have been hard at work to supply us with two new tools for retrieving Voter Registration information. Toledo Tea Party Chairman John McAvoy says: “There are over 7.6 million registered voters in Ohio. We’ve…

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Aug 18

10 things the National Education Association supports that have nothing to do with education

The NEA doesn’t stand for Nuclear Education Association. And yet, supporting a nuclear freeze is one of many issues backed by the national union that has nothing to do with the betterment of teachers professionally. Its members should have the …

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Aug 17

Donald Trump Gives Strong Speech in Wisconsin August 16, 2016

trump_thumbs_up_low_res__previewDonald Trump gave a powerful speech in Wisconsin yesterday, August 16! He made a strong case for the need for law and order, especially to benefit the minority community. And he argued persuasively that the terrible state of …

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Aug 17

Toledo Tea Party volunteers makes 1800 phone calls for NRA / Trump

PhoneBank_1_800In a challenge to other Ohio conservative groups,  22 volunteers from Toledo Tea Party and other NW Ohio organizations got together last night and spent a couple hours making just over 1,800 phone calls for the NRA and the candidate…

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Aug 16

Cleveland Teachers Union calls for strike

The Cleveland Teachers Union has voted to go on strike beginning Sept. 1.  Schools opened Monday. “It is unfortunate that after 11 months of negotiating that we do not have a [contract],” Teachers Union President David J. Quolke said in …

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Aug 16

Donald Trump gives Strong Speech on Foreign Policy, Fighting ISIS

TrumpYoungstown August 2016Presidential candidate Donald Trump gave a major foreign policy speech on Monday August 15 in Youngstown, Ohio. A number of powerful points were made by Mr. Trump, including many which are largely ignored by the liberal media as they

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Aug 16

What National Employee Freedom Week means for Ohio workers

Should people be forced, against their will, to reach into their own pockets and give money to a cause with which they disagree? This is a question that thousands of union members in Ohio are confronted with every year. And …

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Aug 16

Does your city, town or school really need that levy?

CheckBokk_DotComMany cities, towns, and schools will be coming to the people who pay the bills in November and will be asking for more money,  a levy. Do they really need the money?  How are they spending the money you give…

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Aug 14

American Family Association Urges Boycott of Target Stores – Update

AFA Boycott Target imageThe American Family Association continues to call for a boycott of Target after the retail giant said it would allow men to use the women’s restrooms and dressing rooms in their stores, if they say they are a woman …

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Aug 12

Occupational licensing restrictions getting federal attention

Cumbersome barriers and bureaucracy associated with occupational licensing are now being scrutinized at the federal level.

The recent introduction of The Alternatives to Licensing that Lower Obstacles to Work (ALLOW Act) by U.S. Sen. Mike Lee (UT) would relieve the …

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Aug 11

Powerful Economic Speech Made by Donald Trump

 

trump_thumbs_up_low_res__previewDonald Trump presented a powerful speech last Monday outlining his economic plan to make America grow again. The speech was well received and packed with ideas that may bring about major new economic growth. The current recovery has …

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Aug 11

Taxpayers wronged by Wright State

The Buckeye Institute believes in accountable government. That includes spending tax dollars on their specified purpose. Along those lines, recent actions – or inactions for that matter – by Wright State are wrong.

As described in the Cincinnati Enquirer, …

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Aug 11

Major & Minor Political Parties Certify Candidates for Ohio Ballot, Independent and Write-In Candidates File

Earl_JohnsonNOTE – Charlie Earls name was submitted on petitions, his name may be switched and assigned to Gary Johnson.  One of these two names  (Earl or Johnson) will appear on the ballot as an Independent.   (Thank you Gov Kasich and…

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Aug 11

We the People Convention

wepeopleThe We the People Convention will be hosting an organizational meeting for the TEA Party for Trump project for all activist who are committed to winning the election in November! This meeting is for ANYONE who wants to volunteer anywhere…

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Aug 09

GCTP Meeting August 23, 2016: “Socialism versus Capitalism”

 

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SOCIALISM versus CAPITALISM
Special speaker: Bert Wheeler, PhD, Cedarville University Professor of Economics
Featuring video by D. James Kennedy Ministries
When: Tuesday August 23, 2016 6:30pm Where: Xenia Community Center, 1219 W. Second St, Xenia Ohio
Open and …

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Aug 09

Dr. James Dobson Strongly Endorses Donald Trump

james-dobson-2Renowned Christian leader Dr. James Dobson has announced his strong endorsement of Donald Trump for President. Dr. Dobson stated “I have decided to endorse Donald J. Trump for President of the United States, not only because of my great …

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Aug 05

Toledo Tea Party challenges groups to help with NRA / Trump phone bank.

phonebankTHE CHALLENGE –  Members of the Toledo Tea Party (TTP) have challenged Ohio’s conservative groups.  TTP spokesman Bill Delaney says TTP will turn out more volunteers and make more phone calls for the NRA and Trump than any other group…

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Aug 01

Let customers choose their energy provider, not government

When renewable energy is fully ready for primetime, it should not be artificially kept off the electrical grid just to prop up older technology. However, neither should it be forced on the grid to displace more reliable, cost-effective technology.

The …

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Aug 01

Making Morning Radio Great Again – Trump calls into morning talk show on WSPD

trump_010WSPD’s morning radio host Fred Lefebvre got a surprise this morning.  Just as Fred was finishing up an interview with Eric Trump,  the radio station’s phone screener told Fred that there was someone on the phone by the name of…

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Jul 30

Great Idea – Host viewing of Hilliarys America

HillarysAmericaWhat a great idea for groups around Ohio. Toledo Tea Party is hosting a viewing of Hillary’s America.  It doesn’t cost anything,  simply verify the viewing times at a local theater, then send out an invite to everyone from your…

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Jul 29

Buckeye to U.S. Supreme Court: Why are Europe’s skies freer than America’s skies?

COLUMBUS — Pilots have more freedom to “Uber up in the air” in Europe than they do in America because of a 2015 order by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Today, The Buckeye Institute’s Legal Center urged the Supreme Court …

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Jul 29

Political hangover: Conventions are over, bill goes to taxpayers

PHILADELPHIA – The major parties’ political pep rallies may be over, but the costs live on for American taxpayers.

While the 113th Congress in 2014 eliminated the 40-year-old Presidential Election Campaign Fund – and the $18-plus million that went …

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Jul 27

“Hillary’s America” is a Must-See Movie!

Hillarys america-web-resA special message from Greene County TEA Party President Dennis Crouch:

My wife and I just returned from seeing “Hillary’s America” on the big screen. An excellent, wonderfully produced and directed movie about history, a history that starts much …

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Jul 27

Free flow of information undercuts need for many regulations

A recent Forbes.com story articulates exactly why we need less, not more, government regulation.

In particular, the author notes how taxicab regulations once made sense when consumers did not have adequate information about the quality and safety of prospective drivers. …

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Jul 22

Hillary’s America Opens in Theaters

Hillarys america-web-resIf you have any doubts about the importance of the election this November, or if you have friends or family who believe elections don’t matter, the new movie Hillary’s America could open your eyes concerning what is really at …

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Jul 20

RNC: Protesters keep protesting, GOP yells back

Photo by Heather Kays

Several groups showed up to protest at the 2016 Republican National Convention held in Cleveland this week.

CLEVELAND — It’s a scene so chaotic that at some points it’s difficult to guess which person is protesting what cause.

Some are …

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Jul 18

The time for local governments to skinny up is now

The next biennial budget in Ohio has a billion-dollar hole in it thanks to the federal prohibition on a complex Medicaid financing scheme previously, and unwisely, embraced by Ohio. Local policymakers are also facing a fiscal challenge in light of …

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Jul 15

Ohio’s Medicaid Expansion: How to Win When We Lose

$1.136 billion: That’s the budget gap that Ohio policymakers must face in the upcoming state budget cycle. This fiscal train wreck is no surprise—in fact, The Buckeye Institute warned policymakers in 2013 that such deficits were bound to happen. …

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Jul 13

Study: Ohio vouchers study shows need for more study

Ohio’s EdChoice Scholarhip Program has provided vouchers to nearly 20,000 students in Ohio who would otherwise attend low-performing schools. A new study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute examined the program to determine how it is working by analyzing data

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Jul 11

Protect the Fourth Amendment!

WarrantThe United States House of Representatives is, once again trying to take away your freedom. They are planning a vote today on House Resolution 5606, which will expand our government’s surveillance powers. You must call your Congressman today. This bill

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Jul 05

Action Alert: House Resolution Violates the Second Amendment

SHALL-NOT-BE-INFRINGED-WHAT-PART-DONT-YOU-UNDERSTAND_modelThe United States House of Representatives is putting our Second Amendment at risk in a vote that could happen as early as today.

The vote is on HR5611.  This resolution will restrict the rights of US citizens to own firearms …

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Jul 04

Donald Trump is Coming to Cincinnati Wednesday, July 6, at 7 PM

 

Republicanlogo 553 wideDonald Trump is coming to the Sharonville Convention Center for a rally this Wednesday. Although many Conservatives have disagreements with some of the positions of Donald Trump, he has stood strong for securing our borders and stopping …

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Jul 03

GCTP Meeting July 26: Do We Need an Article V Constitutional Convention? (A Important Discussion of the Pros & Cons)

Ellen HortonMuch is being discussed on the need for an Article V Constitutional Convention. Have you made up your mind on this critically important subject? Do you need more information?  Is it prudent, will it correct the injustices we

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Jun 17

Cleveland’s first union-charter contract agreed upon

Teachers at Cleveland’s I Can charter schools now have a union contract for three years, the first in the city. The contract sets teacher pay to start at $37,000 with a maximum of about $62,000.

“This contract is historic for …

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Jun 08

Ohio students get welding certification

Fourteen Ohio high school students and recent graduates took part in a “welding boot camp” to earn their certification last month. “This is an opportunity high school students rarely have,” said Arlette Robinson, career and technical education supervisor for Bradley …

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Jun 04

MVCI Meeting June 6 Features Jake MacAulay from Institute On The Constitution (IOTC)

MVCI logoMiami Valley Citizens Informed (MVCI) is hosting Jake MacAulay from the Institute On The Constitution (IOTC) on Monday, June 6, form 7 to 8:30 PM at Washington Heights Baptist Church, 5650 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton, Ohio!

Jake MacAulay will …

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Jun 04

Constitution Boot Camp Coming to Xenia on June 18, 2016!

Constitution banner 1548 wideThe Constitution Boot Camp presented by Building Blocks for Liberty is coming to Greene County on Saturday, June 18. The Constitution has been critical to maintaining our freedoms throughout our country’s history, and it important for us to …

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May 30

Nanny State of the Week: FDA fries family’s potato chip business with new cooking oil mandates

Part 81 of 81 in the series Nanny State of the Week

Back in 1940, Frederick Jones of Mansfield, Ohio, was facing a serious problem. He ran a small company that distributed potato chips, but his suppliers couldn’t keep up …

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May 20

Ohio scraps ‘archaic and unnecessary’ limitation on alcohol content in beer

Raise a cold one, Ohio!

We get a lot of mileage out of poking and prodding the scolds, meddlers and nannies in government who think they know what people should want and whether they should get it. Today, …

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May 19

Columbus charter producing results

Students at Columbus Collegiate Academy are outperforming other students across the state. The school “takes sixth-graders from all over the city who are behind, and in three short years they best state averages,” said Chad Aldis, vice president for Ohio …

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May 16

Ohio’s adult diploma program

The Ohio Department of Education is now offering a program for adults aged 22 or older to earn their high school diploma rather than a GED. Eighty students have completed the program, which also includes an industry certification, and another …

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May 16

Ohio lawmaker wants to free workers, unions from forced representation

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PLANNING AHEAD: Ohio Rep. Jim Butler (R) sees the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case as a chance for reform

An Ohio lawmaker wants to solve unions’ biggest …

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May 12

Cleveland teachers consider strike

The Cleveland Teacher’s Union is considering a strike in the fall over teacher evaluations and pay. The union is asking teachers to vote this week on calling a strike and also asking members to reject the contract recommended by a …

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May 11

Ohio’s budget-busting Medicaid expansion trend continues

Part 27 of 27 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

If Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign had taken off the way his Medicaid expansion did, he would have won more than one primary.

Kasich’s decision to put working-age adults …

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May 09

Brigitte Gabriel to Speak on Dangers of Sharia Law

 Brigitte Gabriel pictureBrigitte Gabriel, one of the most prominent speakers in America is coming to Ohio. She will speak in Columbus, OH on May 15, Middletown, OH on May 16, and in Cleveland (Roadview Hts.) on May 17.…

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May 06

Construction course creates options for Ohio students

Toledo Public Schools are looking to prepare their students for post-secondary life, whether that means college or career. Tom Dimitrew, the system’s director of agriculture, construction, and engineering technologies,  is working to create a construction program demonstrating that trade jobs …

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May 04

West Virginia activists see hope for more right-to-work states

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RIGHT-TO-WORK WINS: West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole (R) successfully enacted a right-to-work bill this year

Activists who fought to make West Virginia a right-to-work state see opportunity for other states in their success.

In February, West Virginia became the …

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May 02

Embracing Obamacare still no recipe for Republican success

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RUNNING LEFT: Ohio Gov. John Kasich campaigned against Obamacare in 2010, but now defends major parts of the unpopular law.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich bills himself as the most electable Republican presidential candidate, and he has some polling to support …

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Apr 29

MVCI Meeting with Publius Huldah Monday May 2, 2016

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Come to the Miami Valley Citizens Informed (MVCI) meeting this coming Monday evening, with special guest speaker, Publius Huldah, U.S. Constitutional expert. She will be speaking on “Why Are Europe & the USA Permitting Islam To Take Over Their …

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Apr 24

American Family Association Urges Boycott of Target Stores

 

 

AFA Boycott Target imageThe American Family Association is calling for a boycott of Target after the retail giant said it would allow men to use the women’s restrooms and dressing rooms in their stores, if they say they are a …

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Apr 20

Kasich carries Obamacare dichotomy to Maryland

Part 19 of 19 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow
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WEARING THIN: Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he wants to repeal Obamacare while keeping the largest part of the unpopular law in place.

John Kasich’s presidential campaign arrived in Maryland …

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Apr 19

Ohio Medicaid expansion costs top $7.5 billion

Part 26 of 26 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

Ohio Medicaid expansion costs sailed farther past Gov. John Kasich’s projections in March, as total spending on the program topped the $7.5 billion mark.

Expansion cost $411 million last month

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Apr 15

How many Ohio Medicaid expansion enrollees have jobs?

Part 25 of 25 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

Critics of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s push to expand Medicaid to childless, able-bodied, working-age adults warned the policy would be a disincentive to work.

A little over two years later, …

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Apr 13

Robotics competition spans school-choice options

A team of Dayton, Ohio, students has qualified for a robotics world championship after designing, building, and operating a robot. The team spans educational options in the Dayton area, with two students from a charter school, one each from two …

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Apr 08

Gov. Kasich talks up Obamacare during State of the State speech

Part 18 of 18 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow
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SAME OLD SONG: Ohio Gov. John Kasich repeated his usual Obamacare rhetoric during his State of the State speech

Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid expansion promotional tour made a pit stop …

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Apr 04

Ohio STEM school sees record number of applications

The Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield has seen incredible success its first three years, leading to high demand. The school has received 188 applications for next year, including 165 for freshman seats, of which there are only 100 available, …

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Apr 02

Supreme Court Signals Support in Little Sisters Case in Support of the U.S. Constitution

 

Catholic stainglassEvery since the passing of the “Affordable Care Act” in 2010 by the Obama Administration, the issue of mandating that religious organizations, against their religious convictions, must comply with providing contraceptives and abortifacient coverage, among many other mandates, …

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Mar 30

Charter schools are closing the achievement gap

The achievement gap between students of different economic backgrounds has long been an issue the educational sector has tried to address through legislation and other reforms. School choice has allowed for significant progress to be made in closing the achievement …

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Mar 30

Town hall voters challenge Kasich’s Medicaid expansion story

Part 17 of 17 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow

Wisconsin voters were treated to a live look at Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid expansion spin during a March 29 CNN town hall in Milwaukee.

Kasich bristled when a town …

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Mar 24

Career tech training expanding in Ohio

Some school districts in Ohio are expanding vocational and technical training into middle school grades, an expansion that is growing in part thanks to a measure enacted a couple years ago.

“That legislation is going to be historical because it …

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Mar 23

Arkansas governor calls rolling back Medicaid expansion ‘unbiblical’

Part 16 of 16 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow
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CUES FROM KASICH: Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is borrowing Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s rhetoric to promote Medicaid expansion

Ending Medicaid expansion in Arkansas would be “unbiblical,” Gov. Asa Hutchinson said …

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Mar 21

Cleveland charter votes to unionize

I Can Charter School in Cleveland, Ohio, has become the first in the city to unionize teachers and staff after a vote of 18-4. Unlike traditional public schools, it is extremely rare for charter schools to unionize.

“I Can Schools …

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Mar 21

Ohio Medicaid expansion sign-ups keep crushing projections

Part 24 of 24 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

Enrollment in Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid expansion remains on track to double projections in the next few years.

When opting to expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable …

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Mar 18

Watchdog Podcast: John Kasich won Ohio — now what?

Ohio Gov. John Kasich won the primary election in his home state on Tuesday night.  That’s the bare minimum that can be asked of a presidential candidate — ask U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio about that — but Kasich is hoping …

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Mar 18

Kasich’s Medicaid expansion has cost taxpayers $7 billion

Part 23 of 23 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s expansion of Medicaid under the 2010 federal health law has cost taxpayers $7 billion in a little more than two years.

The federal government — which …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/259967/kasichs-obamacare-expansion-cost-taxpayers-7-billion/

Mar 13

CCV Action PAC Endorses Senator Ted Cruz for President

Senator Ted CruzCitizens for Community Values Action PAC (CCVA PAC) is endorsing Senator Ted Cruz for United States President in the 2016 Ohio Primary Election taking place this Tuesday, March 15.

CCVA PAC is a pro-family organization that supports candidates with …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2246193

Mar 11

Ted Cruz wins Ohio and Florida Conservatives United Preference Poll

Senator Ted Cruz

Six months of polling among Ohio and Florida Conservatives have produced the same winner in their Presidential Preference Polls.  Read here to see how this poll can affect the respective Primary Elections on March 15, 2016.

 

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Mar 03

FRC Action Prepares a Values Voter Presidential Voter Guide

 

 

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FRC Action, the legislative affiliate of Family Research Council has prepared a 2016 Values Voter Presidential Voter Guide, where they list their evaluation of the positions of the remaining presidential candidates. (Note that Gov. Jeb …

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Feb 29

Common Core must go – Primary votes needed on State Central Committee

Ohio Republican State Central CommitteeCommon Core is a problem that has plagued Ohio’s education system since 2010. Parents and teachers all over the Buckeye State have been fighting to remove the Common Core State Standards from our children’s schools. The Republicans in the Ohio …

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Feb 23

Kasich’s Obamacare roadshow reaches Virginia

Part 15 of 15 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow

Ohio Gov. John Kasich spent several minutes of a Virginia campaign stop on Monday promoting Medicaid expansion.

Virginia is one of 19 states where lawmakers have rejected the funding the …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/257677/kasichs-obamacare-roadshow-reaches-virginia/

Feb 19

Charity care barely dents Ohio nonprofit hospital earnings

When Ohio was considering expanding Medicaid in 2013, nonprofit hospitals in the state lobbied for the change, hoping to ease their charity care costs. But that year Ohio nonprofits profited to the tune of $2.8 billion, with charity care accounting …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/257144/charity-care-barely-dents-ohio-nonprofit-hospital-earnings/

Feb 18

State Central Committee – Most important vote in the primary

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Click on the map to find the State Central Committee candidates in your district

The most important vote you will make in the primary is not for President, it is for State Central Committee. State Central Committee is the Governing …

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Feb 17

STEM high school in Cleveland gets national recognition

The MC2 STEM High School in Cleveland has been awarded an Excellence in Innovation in Secondary Schools award by the Alliance for Excellent Education, Cleveland.com reports. The school is operated as a partnership among the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cleveland …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/257067/stem-high-school-cleveland-gets-national-recognition/

Feb 12

Kasich promotes Obamacare expansion in Florida, South Carolina

Part 14 of 14 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow
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PUSHING BACK: Ohio Gov. John Kasich responds to questions about Medicaid expansion by suggesting its critics don’t care about the poor

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday urged Florida and …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/256679/kasich-promotes-obamacare-expansion-trail-florida-south-carolina/

Feb 10

A new take on cross-district choice

The school district for which a house is zoned can be a major selling point. One way in which school choice has historically been exercised is through a decision to move to another school district. More recently, some states have …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/256434/choice-homeowner-seeks-to-move-property-to-another-school-district/

Feb 08

Flashback: Gov. Kasich’s Medicaid expansion end-run

Part 22 of 22 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion
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SHOW OHIO CARES: Ohio Gov. John Kasich spent most of 2013 demanding legislators expand Medicaid. When they refused, he took another route.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich went around the state …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/256146/kasich-unilateral-obamacare-expansion/

Feb 06

Republican Debate #7: Winnowing

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Feb 06

Republican Debate #6 Recap: Narrowing

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Feb 03

Toledo works to reduce dropout rates

In the class of 2014 in Toledo, Ohio, only 63.9 percent of students gradated within four years. Toledo Public Schools is working on dropout prevention program to boost graduation rates, a program that the Toledo Blade called “exhaustive, time-consuming, and …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/255783/toledo-works-reduce-dropout-rates/

Feb 03

HUD backs millions in loans on projects worth a fraction of the debt

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UNDERWRITING WOES: HUD backed a $47 million loan for an upscale construction project in upstate New York that defaulted. The completed property is worth less than $15 million.

In July 2009, a developer secured a $46.5 million loan — with …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/254117/hud-backs-millions-loans-projects-worth-fraction-debt/

Jan 30

Meet the Candidates Nights: In Montgomery Co Monday February 1 & In Greene Co Thursday February 18

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MVCI will sponsor a Meet the Candidates Night on this Monday, February 1, for candidates running for election in Mongomery County in the March 15 Ohio primary election. The candidates forum will take place from 7 to 8:30

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Jan 28

A Two-Way Republican Race By the March 15 Ohio Primary?

 

Republicanlogo 553 wideThis article describes the “Proportional” and “Winner Take All” primary process of the Republican Party. Dick Morris also explains his rationale why the Republican list of candidates could be down to “two” by 15 March. Since the …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2245940

Jan 26

Appeals Judge Slaps Her Party with a Challenge

 

 

O’Toole runs against GOP-endorsed candidate for Ohio Supreme Court
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Jan 17

On the Meaning of “Natural Born Citizen”

Senator Ted CruzAn article published in the Harvard Law Review, March 2015, long before the current distraction regarding Ted Cruz’s citizenship clearly shows that he indeed is an American Citizen and therefore is eligible to run for President of the United …

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Jan 14

GOP Debate #5 Recap: The Top 9

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Jan 12

Come to the CVA Defend Freedom Tour at the Hope Hotel January 23, 2016!

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Concerned Veterans for America is excited to bring the 2016 Defend Freedom Tour to the Hope Hotel in Dayton, Ohio on Saturday evening, January 23, 2016. This event will bring together veterans, military family members, and patriotic Americans to …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2245881

Jan 09

Out of Touch State Central Committee wants you to support John Kasich for President

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The Ohio Republican Party wants you to support John Kasich as President of the United States. Friday, the Ohio Republican Party’s leadership, the State Central Committee endorsed John Kasich for President of the …

Permanent link to this article: http://ohiorising.org/out-of-touch-state-central-committee-wants-you-to-support-john-kasich-for-president/

Dec 28

Watchdog’s Scariest People of 2015: No. 22

Part 4 of 5 in the series Watchdog's Scariest People of 2015
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R)

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign has gone nowhere even though top-tier candidates haven’t bothered to attack his support for Obamacare. When the …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/251493/watchdogs-scariest-people-2015-no-22/

Dec 24

Ohio town adds purple parking for Purple Heart recipients

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PURPLE: Members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart join in announcing special purple parking spaces for those who’ve been awarded a Purple Heart Medal.

Purple parking spaces are popping up all over public parking lots in Warren, Ohio, …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/251768/purple-parking-ohio/

Dec 21

Tell us about good candidates in your area

Now that the filing deadline has passed for March 15, 2016, primary, we need to organize our collective efforts to help the candidates who share our values to win their primary races. To help the candidates YOU support, we need …

Permanent link to this article: http://ohiorising.org/tell-us-about-good-candidates-in-your-area/

Dec 19

Women in Combat: Venus Ascending into the House of Mars

On December 3, 2015, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that all combat jobs will be open to women with no exceptions. He was quick to add, “…as long as they qualify and meet the standards.”

His announcement received little attention.

Permanent link to this article: http://ohioconservativereview.com/2015/12/19/women-in-combat-venus-ascending-into-the-house-of-mars/

Dec 18

Ohio teachers union officials are paid twice as much as teachers

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HIGH LIFE: Ohio Education Association president Becky Higgins was paid more than $200,000 this year.

Ohio’s largest labor union is in the business of selling worker “solidarity,” and for union bosses, business is good.

Ohio Education Association president Becky Higgins

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/251955/ohio-teachers-union-vs-teachers/

Dec 17

Natural Areas Council shows why shrinking government is so hard

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CONSOLIDATE: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources told the Sunset Review Committee it doesn’t need 14 separate 10-member councils to advise it on scenic rivers in the state.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources wants to get rid of the …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/251855/natural-areas-council-shows-shrinking-government-hard/

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