May 22

Haupt: Justice and the political machine

 “Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.”

– Kin Hubbard, political humorist

For those who are not familiar with Justitia, the symbol of law, she is the badge and emblem that mirrors the values and morals …

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May 20

Greene County TEA Party Hosting Special Meeting on Education Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Public Education Issues- Be Informed!

The Federal and State direction to local school systems is continually changing. Join us on Tuesday, 23 May, as the Greene County TEA Party (GCTP) hosts the Beavercreek School Superintendent, Mr. Paul Otten,

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May 18

Hearing aid legislation would raise cost of personal sound amplification products

With a committee vote pending on the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, critics of the legislation warn the bill would increase government regulations and raise the cost of personal sound amplification products (PSAPs).

A gun-owner group warned in …

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May 16

Haupt: Politics a grandiose sales pitch

“Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.”

– Oscar Ameringer

According to a recent Gallup report, Americans regard the clergy as the …

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May 15

Frontier League supports bill that would exempt certain players from state minimum wage

Independent minor league baseball could be threatened without help from lawmakers, the attorney for the Frontier League with teams in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and elsewhere said.

Tom Ysursa, general counsel for the Frontier League, said league officials support a …

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May 14

President Trump Inspires Graduates at Liberty University

Trump at Liberty UniversityPresident Donald Trump gave his first commencement speech at Liberty University on Saturday, encouraging “dreamers” to ignore critics, take risks, never quit, and remember that “in America we don’t worship government, we worship God.”
“America has always been a …

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May 14

Gaining 10 in 2018 – What will make this happen?

I just received this from our friend Rep John Becker. ********* Welcome to the OHIO 2018 Senate Straw Poll and Sentiment Survey. This quick exercise focuses on two areas: ●  CANDIDATE: Your Republican candidate preference for Senate in 2018 to…

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May 10

President Donald Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

James Comey imagePresident Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey, in what many say was a move that might have occurred months ago. James Comey had failed to uphold recognized legal procedures and failed to properly carry out his responsibilities

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May 10

Overhaul of Dodd-Frank headed to U.S. House

A financial reform bill is heading for a vote in the U.S. House after clearing the Financial Services Committee.

The CHOICE Act is an overhaul of the Dodd-Frank legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2010. Illinois Congressman …

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May 10

Haupt: Identity politics handcuffs democracy

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

During the height of the Cold War, everyone was seeking refuge …

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May 09

Ohio Governors to meet in front of Ohio Conservatives

Yo’re invited to meet the four candidates who are running for Ohio Governor in 2018.  We have put together a special We the People Convention Event to be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Berlin Church in Lewis…

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May 08

Make the GOP reflect YOUR principles

From Ohio Republican Liberty Caucus: A political party is made up of people. Change the people, change the party. As we build the liberty-minded political climate in Ohio, we need to organize. Many have been doing this for years and…

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May 06

Conservatives Call for Senate to Act Now to Repeal Obamacare

Heritage-foundation-logo-blueThe Heritage Foundation, along with conservatives across the country, is calling on the U.S. Senate to join the House of Representative in taking real action to repeal and replace Obamacare.  Obamacare is collapsing, with more and more insurers dropping …

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May 06

Guest Voice: How the New York Times misrepresents the U.S. Supreme Court

A recent New York Times story, titled “A Polarized Supreme Court, Growing More So,” illustrates how left-of-center media distort perceptions of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The story’s problems begin with the lead paragraph’s assertion that Justice Neil Gorsuch’s appointment is …

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May 05

New Statewide Right to Life Group Attracts National Support

Since the announcement in March 2017, of a new statewide Right to Life organization in Ohio, Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio, the newly formed organization has made enormous strides towards redefining the abortion and family-first strategy for this…

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May 04

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Protect Religious Liberty

Religious-Liberty image from HillsdalePresident Donald Trump today signed an executive order designed to protect religious liberty, fulfilling yet another campaign promise! He declared “No one should be censoring sermons” during a White House Rose Garden ceremony, and added “We will not allow

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May 04

Vice President Pence Defends Budget Deal on Limbaugh Show

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Vice President Mike Pence and Rush Limbaugh had a heart to heart chat on the FY 2017 budget when Mike Pence called the Limbaugh show. Many believe that the budget is a total Democratic win and a Republican loss. …

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May 04

Study: Income tax rate has major impact on pro sports teams win-loss record

Upset that your favorite basketball or hockey team is watching the playoffs from their sofas? A UIC professor says a state’s tax burden shares some of the blame.

University of Illinois at Chicago professor Erik Hembre has released a working …

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May 03

Congressional plan for coal miner health care bailout begs question: Who’s next?

Republican members of Congress face a dilemma, particularly those from coal-mining states.

As Congress considers a $1.3 billion bailout of health benefits for retired union coal miners, they must weigh the arguments for and against such federal bailouts.

 

“My …

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May 03

Haupt: How overtaxation can kill an economy

“I hate big government, but I really hate a government that doesn’t work. So when they say we either have to raise taxes or cut core services, it’s actually a false choice.”

– Scott Walker

During the late 1970s and …

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May 01

Hillsdale College Offers Free Course: “The Presidency and the Constitution”

Hillsdale College LogoHillsdale College is offering a great, free, online course, “The Presidency and the Constitution”. See the message below from Hillsdale College president Larry Arnn:

 

Dear Fellow American,

Donald Trump’s election gave voice to the growing conviction of …

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Apr 24

OLC Gun Raffle 1705

The Ohio Liberty Coalition is proud to offer our first of many gun raffle packages. Not only does this package have a phenomenal Ruger AR 556 rifle, but it also comes with a gun case, ammo, cleaning kit, eye &…

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Apr 20

Obamacare repeal-and-replace efforts revived

Efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are gaining new momentum in Washington D.C. weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pulled a replacement bill from the floor after it failed to gain enough Republican support.

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, …

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Apr 13

7 years later! IRS finally approves tea-party group’s tax status

From World News Daily.. The American Center for Law and Justice on Tuesday declared victory over the Internal Revenue Service – at least for one of its clients – after a Washington state group with “tea party” in its name…

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Apr 11

GCTP to Host Constitution Boot Camp, Saturday, April 22, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM, Xenia Community Center

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Greene County TEA Party is hosting a Constitution Boot Camp on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Presented by Building Blocks for Liberty, this is a great opportunity to learn more about the Constitution and help maintain our freedoms in this

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Apr 08

Limited Strike on Syria Shows Strength in the Face of Evil and Proves Trump is No Friend of Russia

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President Trump’s successful missile strike against a Syrian air base sent a strong message that the use of chemical weapons will not be tolerated, warning our enemies and reassuring our allies! The action also shattered the illusion, pushed by …

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Apr 06

Jay Sekulow Calls for Grand Jury Investigation of Susan Rice

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Jay Sekulow is calling for a grand jury to impartially investigate the widening scandal: mounting evidence that Susan Rice and the Obama administration illegally used government surveillance assets to collect and leak classified information for a partisan political attack

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Apr 04

REPEAL OF OBAMACARE AND THE FREEDOM CAUCUS – WHAT HAPPENED?

By Jack Boyle, re-posted with his permission. I’ve watched the ongoing action over the effort to repeal Obamacare and feel the need to comment on some things that have I’ve not seen addressed in the discussion thus far. Most important…

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Apr 04

The People’s Justice

 

As the U.S. Senate holds confirmation hearings, the spotlight of the world’s greatest deliberative body will shine brightly on Judge Neil Gorsuch. Before donning the black robe of a Supreme Court Justice, the nominee is required to demonstrate impartiality, …

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Mar 31

RLCOHIO REVIEWS KEY ITEMS ON LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

From the Republican Liberty Caucus of Ohio (Columbus, Ohio) March 31, 2017:  After a heated presidential race but before the Governor’s race takes shape here in Ohio, it is easy to lose sight of what is happening in state politics.…

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Mar 30

Ohio Conservative Leaders send letter to President Trump

Over the last 24 hours there has been a lot of media hype and reports of President Trump giving up on his promise to “Repeal Obamacare”. Leaders from around Ohio banded together and sent President Trump the following letter:  …

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Mar 30

Dinner with Rev C.L. Bryant – Defending the Constitution against enemies

The  NW Ohio Conservative Coalition is proud to present: A dinner with Rev. C.L. Bryant, Senior Fellow at FreedomWorks Tuesday May 2, 2017 6:30pm Holiday Inn French Quarter 10630 Fremont Pike Perrysburg, OH 43551 Frequent Guest: Fox News. The Blaze.…

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Mar 29

MVCI Meeting on Article V Convention, April 3, 2017

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ARTICLE V CONVENTION

LAST HOPE FOR AMERICA OR A DANGEROUS IDEA?
Pro-Con or Con-Con: The Great Debate
MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Washington Heights Baptist Church
5650 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45429

MVCI encourages

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Mar 29

President Trump Cancels Job-Killing Regulations

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President Donald Trump kept yet another campaign promise by signing an executive order canceling excessive Obama-era EPA regulations that have been killing jobs. He stated “The war on coal is over… We’re going to have safety, we’re going to

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Mar 27

Ohio county picks electronic polling vendor that had previous election snafu

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AT THE POLLS: Electronic poll books can make the polling process more efficient, but their implementation in one Ohio county in 2015 caused many headaches.

 

An elections vendor recently got a contract to operate electronic poll books in Ohio’s …

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Mar 22

Social Media Training Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at T J Chumps in Fairborn OH

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At the recent Lincoln Day Dinner hosted by the Greene County Republican Party, “Joe the Plumber”, who was the featured speaker, stressed the importance of using Social Media to further conservative thought and causes.

Now, Greene County TEA Party

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Mar 21

“Tomi doesn’t speak for us”

We are not afraid to admit, we have never been real fans or followers of Tomi Lahren. Even from the beginning she seemed like a shill for Trump, certainly not the long-awaited feminine heroine we had in mind to stand

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Mar 21

Democrats Opposing Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court show their Radical Left Ideology

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Democrats who oppose Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court are showing that they are all about politics and twisting the Constitution so they can impose their radical left ideology on the American people. They reject a true, unbiased

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Mar 20

Congressional Testimony Shows the Russians had No Effect on the Election!

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The mainstream media has been deceitfully pushing the “Russia hacked the election” story for weeks. But testimony in Congress has now revealed that the Russians had no effect on the voting for Donald Trump! But you can expect most …

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Mar 18

President Trump Works for Jobs, Growth, and a Better Future for All

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Donald Trump is calling for American economic nationalism to bring jobs, growth, industry, and a better future for all Americans. He is working to restore the greatness of an American industry that gave our brave soldiers everything that they …

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Mar 17

President Trump’s Budget Presents an Historic Opportunity for Conservatives

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President Trump’s budget presents an historic opportunity to actually reduce the size of the Federal government, refocusing the EPA on its basic mission of keeping the air and water clean and cutting billions of dollars in wasteful foreign …

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Mar 15

Ohio pauses ESSA implementation

Ohio education officials are delaying their ESSA implementation plan until fall, giving the state more time to gather feedback on issues such as statewide testing and teacher evaluations.

The move was popular with the Ohio teachers union and state legislators …

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Mar 13

President Trump Exposes the True Nature of Planned Parenthood

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In the midst of all of the discussion about a potential Republican replacement for Obamacare, some people have not noticed that the current bill proposed by the House Republican leadership would stop all Federal funding of Planned Parenthood!

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Mar 12

ABA Gives Judge Gorsuch its Highest Rating for the Supreme Court

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The American Bar Association (ABA), in spite of its leftist political leanings, has given Judge Neil Gorsuch its highest rating to serve as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court! This should make it even more clear that Senators …

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Mar 12

Open Letter to President Trump Promotes Freedom

 

Open Letter to President Trump Promotes Freedom

President Trump is working hard to “Make America Great Again.” However, a major element in that agenda is to restore our freedom again. That needs to be clear as President Trump’s agenda is worked in the Executive …

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Mar 07

President Trump Signs New Executive Order to Help Protect America!

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President Trump has signed a new executive order to help protect Americans from potential terrorists from six terror-prone nations. The order replaces a previous order which was sidetracked by several very liberal federal courts, and resolves objections to …

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Mar 04

MVCI To Show Powerful Movie “Climate Hustle” Monday March 6, 2017!

MVCI Climate Hustle

Miami Valley Citizens Informed (MVCI) invites you to a free showing of the powerful movie, “Climate Hustle” which provides tremendous facts to help us fight the many lies of the left regarding “climate change!” Click HERE for more information

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Mar 03

The case against Case: College ignored own policies in biased sexual assault investigation

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CASE LAW: A student alleges anti-male bias in sexual assault investigations at Case Western Reserve University.

In a scenario that has become common on college campuses, a school ignored its own policies when conducting a sexual assault investigation, according to …

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Mar 03

GOP lawmaker confronts Kasich on Ohio’s green-energy mandates

In the final days of 2016, Republican Gov. John Kasich vetoed legislation that would have delayed the state’s renewable energy mandates from going into effect for two years.  Instead, they are set to resume this year.

Now state Rep. Bill …

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Mar 01

A Powerful Speech to Congress and the American People!

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President Trump gave a powerful speech to Congress and the American people on Tuesday night! Even most of the biased media had to admit that it was a great speech, as he spoke on a number of issues important …

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Feb 13

A quick guide to Ohio’s changing charter school landscape

A little more than a year out from an overhaul of the state’s charter school assessment system, Ohio’s charter sector is in a period of transition.

Crain’s Cleveland Business has a guide to the changes that have happened and those …

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Jan 18

Ohio charter law shows early signs of success

Researchers who studied the first year of Ohio’s charter school reforms say the 2015 law is “bringing promising changes to the state’s charter school sector.”

A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute cites tougher oversight of Ohio charter …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/286175/ohio-charter-law-shows-early-signs-success/

Jan 03

Accel may take over I Can schools in Ohio

Consolidation could be coming to Ohio’s charter school sector.

The I Can charter school network is considering turning its schools over to the Accel network, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Accel founder Ron Packard said the move “would be …

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Dec 23

College football meccas are no havens for homesharing

Alabama is the heavy favorite to win this year’s college football playoff, with Clemson, Ohio State and Washington looking to unseat the defending champion Crimson Tide. But fans of the challengers can take some solace in knowing the University …

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Dec 14

Five developments in Ohio education

As 2016 draws to a close, the Thomas Fordham Institute decided to share five interesting developments in Ohio education policy to wrap up the year. The piece, written by Ohio Research Director Aaron Churchill, includes ESSA accountability, more data accessibility, …

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Dec 04

Special MVCI Meeting This Monday 12/5 with Trevor Loudon

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MIAMI VALLEY CITIZENS INFORMED

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016
at
Washington Heights Baptist Church
5650 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45429
7:00 to 8:30 PM

GUEST SPEAKER – all the way from New Zealand:

MR. TREVOR LOUDON

“THE ENEMIES WITHIN”

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Dec 01

Judge: Accused students have right to cross-examination

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DUE PROCESS WIN: A judge ruled that accused students deserve to cross-examine their accusers

An Ohio judge has ruled that a student accused of campus sexual assault potentially had his …

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Dec 01

Ohio civil forfeiture reform bill set to pass next week

A bill designed to curb civil forfeiture practices in Ohio is set to pass next week despite opposition from the state’s law enforcement community.

The U.S. Justice Action Network, a coalition of conservative and progressive organizations, and fellow proponents of …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/283075/ohio-civil-forfeiture-reform-bill-set-pass-next-week/

Nov 28

Online school loses appeal on attendance

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, Ohio’s largest online charter school, has lost an appeal against a ruling on how attendance is measured. The ruling allowed the state to use the amount of time a student is logged in to calculate …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/282738/online-school-loses-appeal-attendance/

Nov 28

Michigan lawmakers, regulators poised to choke out electricity choice

White Pigeon Paper Company, located in a tiny corner of Southwest Michigan, is the nation’s last family-owned mill in North America that produces clay-coated recycled paperboard.

“We are it,” White Pigeon Vice President and General Manager Dave DiBiaggio tells Watchdog.org. …

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Nov 20

Donald Trump Excites Conservatives by Selecting Sen. Sessions for Attorney General

jeff_sessions_official_portraitSenator Jeff Sessions has been designated by President-elect Donald Trump as his choice to be Attorney General! Most conservatives are excited about this selection, since both Sen. Sessions and Donald Trump are committed to enforcing the law, including immigration

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Nov 10

School board, teachers union outline ways to end Louisville teachers strike

The Louisville Education Association and Louisville Board of Education issued letters outlining what needs to happen for a teachers strike in the Ohio city to end.

The LEA asked for the district to bring in a mediator to help settle …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/281617/school-board-teachers-union-outline-ways-end-louisville-teachers-strike/

Nov 07

Ohio set to back away from new graduation rules before implementation

They haven’t been implemented yet, but it already seems that Ohio is planning to lower its new graduation requirements amid concern too many students won’t be able to meet them. “It’s important to get this right, and not graduating in …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/281225/ohio-set-back-away-new-graduation-rules-implementation/

Nov 03

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel to Speak at MVCI Meeting Next Monday November 7

MVCI logoMiami Valley Citizens Informed (MVCI) is having an important pre-election night meeting on next Monday, November 7, from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Washington Heights Baptist Church, 5650 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton Ohio 45429. MVCI has provided the

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Nov 03

In double standard, Dems sue GOP over poll monitoring

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HAULED INTO COURT: Democrats are accusing the Republican National Committee, chaired by Reince Priebus, of violating a 1982 court ban on poll monitoring by the RNC.

 

A court ruling that outlaws “ballot security” efforts by the Republican National Committee …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/280814/gop-poll-monitoring/

Nov 02

Ohio county with plenty of broadband looks to build its own network

An Ohio county is considering building a fiber-optic network even though several providers in the area already offer broadband-capable speeds.

The Stark County Area Broadband Task Team recently heard a presentation from Magellan Advisors in which the consulting firm advised …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/280717/ohio-county-broadband/

Oct 31

WikiLeaks Expose Corruption at the Clinton Foundation

Tom Zawistowski 150Click HERE for a POWERFUL video from Ohio TEA party leader Tom Zawistowski: Look at how deflated these MSNBC reporters are about the latest WikiLeaks release Friday that showed the sleazy operation of the Clintons and the Clinton Foundation. …

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Oct 20

The Supreme Court and Immigration are Critical Issues in the Election

800px-Supreme_CourtIn the Presidential debate on October 19, several important issues were finally discussed:
Immigration was discussed, and Hillary Clinton was shown to be for open borders (by reference to a WikiLeaks email where she clearly states that fact). This

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Oct 20

Agile Networks also got sweetheart tower management deal in Ohio

An Ohio-based company that recently received an exclusive contract to manage Indiana’s communication network also benefited from an “unusual deal” in its home state.

Ohio’s Department of Administrative Services paid Agile Networks about $2.2 million last year to maintain the …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/279434/agile-networks-also-got-sweetheart-tower-management-deal-ohio/

Oct 19

Ohio to spend $500,000 in online education battle

Ohio education officials have had a $500,000 expenditure approved for their legal fight against the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow. Ohio’s Department of Education claims ECOT has been inflating attendance numbers, while ECOT says the state is using requirements that are …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/279209/ohio-spend-500000-online-education-battle/

Oct 16

CCV Presidential Race Election Guide Now Available

election-guide-2016-with-snip-of-pdf-pasted-into-ppt-saved-as-jpgIt is important for voters to realize that there are major differences on issues between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. To many conservatives, much of Clinton’s campaign (which includes most of the media) seems to be focused on insulting …

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Oct 09

A Critical Election: Two Visions, Two Americas

franklin-grahamFranklin Graham spoke in Columbus this week at his 47th stop on the Decision America Tour. We are standing at a crossroads in our history. We are about to choose one of two very different kinds of futures for …

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Oct 06

Gov Mike Pence Wins Vice Presidential Debate

Mike_Pence,_official_portrait,_112th_CongressMost observers felt that Indiana Gov Mike Pence did a great job at the VP debate Tuesday! Sen Tim Kaine looked to many like a disrespectful political hack as he constantly interrupted and hurled insults, while Pence kept …

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Oct 01

Pat Buchanan: Trump is Right on Trade Predators

buchanan-pat_editedDonald Trump and many other people feel that our country’s leaders have signed terrible trade deals and allowed other nations to take advantage of us in a major way, costing millions of American jobs and hundreds of billions of

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Sep 29

New Study: Donald Trump Economic Plan will give a Major Boost to the US Economy

trump_thumbs_up_low_res__previewA new study reports that Donald Trump’s economic plan would provide a major boost to the economy and millions of new American jobs. With the current economic “recovery” being the slowest since the 1940s, and near record numbers …

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Sep 29

ACT for America Presents Meeting on Dangers of Global Transformation on October 10, 2016, in Cincinnati

act-on-flagACT for America, Southwest Ohio, invites you to a presentation via Skype by Peter Wood at their October 10, 2016, meeting in the Cincinnati area. He will discuss the Technocracy movement that began in the 1930s and gained a …

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Sep 27

First Presidential Debate Shows Major Media Bias

2016-presidential-debates_editedThe first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was held this Monday, September 26, and the public seems to be about equally divided on who “won” the debate. However, many people feel that the debate moderator, Lester Holt,

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Sep 26

MVCI hosts an Evening with Tom Zawistowski Monday, October 3

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Miami Valley Citizens Informed (MVCI) is having an important meeting on next Monday, October 3, from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Washington Heights Baptist Church, 5650 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton Ohio 45429. MVCI has provided the details below

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Sep 26

Nanny State of the Week: Chicken nannies hatch new regulations

Part 98 of 98 in the series Nanny State of the Week

Backyard chicken farming in urban and suburban areas has been growing in popularity recently, which can only mean one thing: government regulators can’t be far behind. So …

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Sep 25

Ted Cruz makes strong endorsement of Donald Trump

Senator Ted CruzOn Friday, September 23, Senator Ted Cruz made a strong endorsement of Donald Trump for President, giving six major policy areas which drive him to conclude that we must work strongly for a Trump Presidency.  On his Facebook page

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Sep 19

Donald Trump Calls for Stronger Measures to Prevent Terrorism

TrumpYoungstown August 2016In response to weekend attacks in New York and Minnesota, Donald Trump praised law enforcement and called for stronger policies to help prevent future attacks:

“In the past 48 hours, our law enforcement showed again that, without them, our …

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Sep 18

Donald Trump Presents Economic Plan to Boost the Economy & Create Jobs

Trump in WilmingtonOn Thursday, September 15, Donald Trump gave a strong economic policy speech in New York. He called for a major simplification in the nation’s complex tax code, with significant tax relief for middle class Americans. Trump also called for …

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Sep 15

Patriot Fair / Heritage Festival in Mason this Saturday, September 17

patriot-fair-lincoln-with-titleThe Patriot Fair / Heritage Festival in Mason this Saturday provides a powerful educational experience for children as well as adults! This year you can enjoy two great events at one place on the same day. The City of …

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Sep 15

Huber Heights Liberty Group Meeting September 20: “Developing a Family Emergency Communications Plan”

emergency-informationSeptember is National Emergency Preparedness Month. If an emergency/disaster occurred, and your family were in different locations, how would you get in touch with your loved ones if the phone lines were overloaded or down? How could you …

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Sep 14

Ohio, online schools battle over documenting attendance

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow finds itself at the center of a dispute regarding online charter school attendance, but the Columbus Dispatch reports the group’s situation is hardly unique.

ECOT stands to lose at least $80 million in funding if …

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Sep 11

Hillary Clinton has Apparent Health Issue, Forced to Leave 9/11 Memorial Service Early

hillary-clintonMany people have been questioning the state of Hillary Clinton’s health based on her history of concussion, falls, blood clots in her leg and head, and sometimes needing help on stairs. Another incident occurred today, as she was forced …

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Sep 11

Hillary Clinton Calls Millions of Americans “Deplorables”

Standing with TrumpAt a fundraiser in New York Friday night, Hillary Clinton made a comment that many consider very insulting to millions of Americans. “You know to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I …

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Sep 04

Donald Trump Addresses Enthusiastic Crowd in Wilmington, Ohio

Trump in WilmingtonDonald Trump gave a powerful, well received speech at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington last Thursday, September 1. The crowd was large and enthusiastic. Mr. Trump offered a number of solutions to the nation’s problems, including the following:…

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Sep 04

MVCI Meeting Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 7-8:30 PM

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It is not difficult to see that our nation is being divided along many lines including the ongoing debate of Capitalism vs. Socialism. Many college students leave University convinced that socialism is the preferred form of government. Capitalism …

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Sep 01

Donald Trump Gives Powerful Address on Immigration Policy

trump_thumbs_up_low_res__previewIn a major speech in Arizona this Wednesday, August 31, Donald Trump gave a powerful argument for his ten point plan to address the illegal immigration nightmare in our country. Together with him on the stage were a number

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Aug 31

MVCI Meeting Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 7-8:30 PM

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It is not difficult to see that our nation is being divided along many lines including the ongoing debate of Capitalism vs. Socialism. Many college students leave University convinced that socialism is the preferred form of government. Capitalism …

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Aug 30

Donald Trump Event Coming to Wilmington this Thursday at Noon

Standing with TrumpMost TEA Party members and conservatives are supporting Donald J. Trump to be the next President of the United States. Therefore, we would like everyone to be aware of the campaign rally to be held this Thursday at noon …

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Aug 28

Donald Trump Offers Common-Sense Solutions to Massive Illegal Immigration

TrumpYoungstown August 2016Donald Trump in a strong speech on Saturday, August 27, presented good common-sense solutions to the outrageous illegal immigration situation in the US, including “On Day One, I am going to begin swiftly removing criminal illegal immigrants from

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Aug 26

Bill Bennett calls a Trump Victory Critical to the Future of the Supreme Court and Nation

Bennett imageMany conservatives are strongly supporting Donald Trump for President for a number of reasons, including the economy, the continuing massive illegal immigration, and the crisis with ISIS which has arisen under polices of President Obama and Secretary Hillary Clinton.

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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 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 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 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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