Mission StatementThe Mission of the Dayton Tea Party is to provide community groups, events, and educational programs that advance the American principles of Liberty and promote Fiscal Responsibility, Smaller Government, Support for Free Markets, and Respect for the United States Constitution.
Today Opportunity Ohio released “Airport Data Indicates Ohio’s Economy Won’t be Flying Anytime Soon” – a short report detailing the plight of passenger air traffic in the state. Here are some quick facts directly from the report: Though Ohio is the seventh largest state in terms of population, Ohio only ranked 21st among the states for air travel in 2012. Ohio had over 926,000 fewer passengers in 2012 than it did in 2000, a drop […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2013 MEDIA CONTACT Maurice A . Thompson Victory for Parental Rights: State Agrees to End Stand-Off with Amish Family over Forced Health Care Official who had sought to take family’s daughter from home and force chemotherapy on her, despite parent’s earnest objections and Health Care Freedom Amendment, resigns as guardian Family will continue to pursue alternative treatment Columbus, OH - The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today accepted the Resignation as […]
Another state has had second thoughts about Common Core and this particular state is a key one. Brittany Corona in a Heritage Foundation blogpost writes that the Massachusetts State Board of Education has voted to delay the implementation of Common Core for two years. Why is Massachusetts so key? Massachusetts has been a leader in education for the past 20 years due to state reforms that were implemented in the early 1990’s. The reforms entailed […]
In the fight to stop Medicaid expansion, the OLC told lawmakers that Ohio cannot count on the federal government’s promise to fully fund Medicaid expansion for three years. Governor Kasich and the legislators responsible for the Controlling Board decision to expand Medicaid ignored this wise advice at the state’s peril. It is easy to ignore reasonable warnings when someone else’s money is on the line. Turns out U.S. House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan […]
As if the federal government forcing citizens to buy health care is not insulting enough, we now must watch the President politicize the Christmas holiday in order to turn around his failed launch of Obamacare. The Obama administration is urging citizens to talk to their family members during holiday get-togethers about obtaining health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges. An Organizing for Action website post states, “This holiday season, millions of Americans have a chance to […]
We have all heard the number from the Associated Press – 4.2 million health insurance cancellation notices sent to customers in the individual market as a result of Obamacare. But that’s nothing compared to what’s to come. Fox News reports that by next fall a second wave of cancellation notices will hit that will make the first wave look like a ripple. 50 – 100 million cancellation notices are expected beginning in October 2014 as […]