Category Archives: Local Politics

Deerfield Twp Trustees Timing of August Sheriff’s Levy Will Cost Extra?

Deerfield TownshipIn politics as in life, timing is everything.  So is strategy and cost for a single issue special election for the Deerfield Township police levy in August.

Voters in one of Warren County’s largest townships will be asked to decide whether to raise property taxes and keep current levels of police staffing at 25 or cut the current number of deputies to 15.  Continue reading

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Rep. Beck Faces Constituents on Obamacare in Ohio

No KasichCareIt was a bit of political theater with an unexpected twist and a huge dose of public policy for wonks – an example of local politics and the effectiveness of grassroots in action.  Chris Littleton was guest speaker at a meeting in Rep. Peter Beck’s district to present “A Case against KasichCare”, a plan to block Governor Kasich’s proposal to voluntarily advance Obamacare in Ohio.

Stacks of precinct walk lists, maps, KasichCare flyers, sign-up sheets, phone lists, scripts, and postcards were prepared and organized – ready to paper Beck’s district. Continue reading

Groundswell Against KasichCare Gains Momentum in Rep. Stautberg’s Backyard

CETP Stop Medicaid Expansion Mtg. 3.21.13A huge turnout of eighty or so gathered at the 21st Century Theater in Oakley Square for a Medicaid Expansion Mobilization meeting  –  in State Representative Peter Stautberg’s own backyard.

Concerned citizens and opponents of Medicaid expansion from Stautberg’s district and surrounding counties came to learn strategies to defeat Republican Governor John Kasich’s budget plan in the state legislature and urge a “no” vote from Rep. Stautberg.  Continue reading

“We Came Out of Nowhere” – #Winning OH-2

Engulfing the RINO's “God recalls more incumbent politicians than the voters do.”

Ted Stevenot, Ohio Liberty Coalition’s newly elected president, detailed steps to influence politics at the local level which led to “Mean Jean” Schmidt’s early retirement from the US House.  He demonstrated the potential and power of the liberty movement at Libertas‘ February meeting in West Chester.

“Ted vs. the Man” Continue reading

Rand Paul Reads Tea Leaves for the “Not Stupid Party”

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)Was it pancakes, party politics, or Paul that drew the standing room only crowd at Northeast Hamilton County Republican Club’s pancake breakfast January 26?

It had the look and feel of a pep rally.  Hamilton County Republicans were elated by huge attendance at last Saturday’s NEHCRC pancake breakfast fundraiser at the Sharonville Convention Center. Continue reading

Media No-Show at UC Benghazi Rally

Late Sunday afternoon, a hundred or so intrepid liberty group members and veterans with handmade signs and questions gathered on the University of Cincinnati campus to rally for Operation Ohio Benghazi Truth.  President Obama was making a rescheduled campaign stop after last week’s cancellation at Duke Energy Center in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.   Continue reading

Crowd at Montgomery Inn Celebrates Final Presidential Debate with Anthony Munoz

 Are there really voters out there who are still undecided?  Debate viewers at Montgomery Inn weighed in on Round 3 of the third and final 2012 Presidential debate, directly contrasting most post-debate media coverage. Continue reading