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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 [...]

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 [...]

More Groups Condemn Kasich Tax Increase

More Groups Condemn Kasich Tax Increase

I’ve written on this before, but it just keeps getting bigger and quite possibly more incredible. Yes, John Kasich is still pushing to quadruple the tax on companies in Ohio who “sever” oil and gas from [...]

Ohio Tumbles As Investment Location In Survey Of Energy Executives

Ohio Tumbles As Investment Location In Survey Of Energy Executives

Just for the link love of it all….great work by Ohio Media Trackers, pointing out that Kasich’s proposal to raise taxes on the Ohio energy exploration industry by 400% is not a good idea. Kasich has [...]

Taxpayers Don’t Stand a Chance

Taxpayers Don’t Stand a Chance

What a potentially depressing title, and it’s not hard to see why. Especially in the wake of the recent healthcare decision making things even worse. But the simple truth is – Ohio has a Republican governor [...]

Kasich and Ohio Legislature “spread the wealth around”

Kasich and Ohio Legislature “spread the wealth around”

Before I delve into the new wealth redistribution scheme from the Kasich administration, the proposed 400% increase in Ohio’s severance tax, – in my last blog about Kasich going down hill, I linked the Fortune Magazine [...]

Kasich Following Obama Policies

Kasich Following Obama Policies

I wish that headline weren’t true. Unfortunately, it is. Would you imagine these things happened under Kasich or Obama? 1. Spending increasing every year since he took office with future budgets proposing even more. 2. Government [...]