Archive for 'Politics'

Misunderstanding the Gay Marriage Decision

Misunderstanding the Gay Marriage Decision

This piece is not about the legal interpretation or effects of the SCOTUS decision concerning gay marriage in the US, states rights, the regular misuse of the 14th amendment or even the impact on American society. [...]

How Elections are “rigged”

How Elections are “rigged”

A great friend explains what most people do not understand about politics. “Below is a chart I sometimes use in presentations to explain the influence central committees can have on elections. Once it “clicks” and people [...]

Liberty is Rising

Liberty is Rising

I was not in attendance at the Young Americans for Liberty Convention this year, but these thoughts by Corie Whalen sum up my thoughts on the liberty movement perfectly. Picture is compliments of Rand Paul 2016. In [...]

Immigration: The Wrong Debate

Immigration: The Wrong Debate

Before my 10 cents is added to the immigration debate, let me say – my mother emigrated from Honduras when she was 17, learned English after arriving in Philly and now resides in Beavercreek, OH. No [...]

Ouch! Next generation not thrilled about Republican Party

Ouch! Next generation not thrilled about Republican Party

A very interesting report, “Grand Old Party of a Brand New Generation,” was recently released by the College Republicans showing what Americans born since 1980 think of the Republican brand. An editorial on the report sums [...]

Two Moms vs. Common Core – a Mother’s Day tribute

Two Moms vs. Common Core – a Mother’s Day tribute

In follow-up to Thea Shoemake and Heidi Huber’s Ohio-wide leadership on the issue of Common Core, I thought people may appreciate a belated Mother’s Day tribute for Ohio mothers to which we owe a tremendous debt [...]

Congress to Exempt Themselves from Obamacare

Congress to Exempt Themselves from Obamacare

Breaking News from Politico in DC “Lawmakers, aides may get Obamacare exemption” UN-FREAKING-BELIEVABLE! Boehner and Congress think Obamacare is so bad, they want out of the system – but those of us who had (in my [...]

Politics is sport – I fight for the users!

Politics is sport – I fight for the users!

Spearheading Ohio Rising’s campaign against Kasichcare-Obamacare expansion in Ohio has been a fascinating experience for any number of reasons. Why? Politics is sport. For the general public – it’s like some terrible game being played where [...]

Stealing the Future

Stealing the Future

My testimony prepared for Medicaid expansion hearings at the Ohio statehouse on behalf of Ohio Rising: For many years and in multiple states, I worked in the healthcare industry for a company that specialized in care [...]

Predictable: Fake Debate Over Debt in DC

Predictable: Fake Debate Over Debt in DC

Largely an ongoing joke, I don’t write new articles on the debt ceiling debate. I just re-post the same one I wrote 2 years ago. Since the debate remains completely fake, why would I bother to [...]