Archive for 'Ohio Politics'

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 [...]

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 [...]

See Where Your Local Taxes Go

See Where Your Local Taxes Go

From the Ohio 2.0 newsletter I just sent: Look at your yearly tax totals and you’ll see a huge chunk of your money goes to pay for local government and schools. But on what specifically is [...]

Minimum Wage to Increase in Ohio – good or bad?

Minimum Wage to Increase in Ohio – good or bad?

Per Ohio Constitutional requirement, the minimum wage will increase in 2013 by $.15 per hour to $7.85. Simple question: Is this good or bad? Watch the video below for some perspective before you answer. [...]

End Forced Union Dues in Ohio

End Forced Union Dues in Ohio

Edited from the Ohioans for Workplace Freedom website: Earlier this year, Indiana became the 23rd workplace freedom state. Now, Michigan will be embracing workplace freedom – AKA “right to work” – to become the 24th. You [...]

States to Stop ‘Obamacare’

States to Stop ‘Obamacare’

For those concerned with what will become of Obama’s federal takeover of healthcare after the election, this is a must read. Michael Cannon from the Cato Institute, one of America’s leading experts on healthcare in the [...]

1851 Center to Protect Ohio Precious Metal Dealers

1851 Center to Protect Ohio Precious Metal Dealers

From 1851 Center for Constitutional Law Press Release on October 31, 2012 Chris editorial: If possible – please donate to the 1851 Center here. There are so few legal centers willing to take on cases to [...]

Ohio Legislators Hide Behind Bogus Statute

Ohio Legislators Hide Behind Bogus Statute

Two “pledges” are circulating the Ohio statehouse, and in lieu of taking a stance on these pledges – legislators have been wrongfully and cowardly hiding behind an obscure Ohio statute that accuses people who seek their [...]

Kasich Applauds Tax Hikes in Cleveland

Kasich Applauds Tax Hikes in Cleveland

It’s actually getting old, but YES – Kasich is now applauding TAX HIKES again! As reported by Reggie Fields at the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, some gems from Kasich’s spokesperson on his support for the 15-mill tax increase [...]