Category Archives: National Politics

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


Alabama’s Anti-Agenda 21 Leader Speaks to Ohio

Less than two weeks post-election, Don Casey drove 600 miles from Birmingham to Columbus – to educate a group of Ohioans about the shadowy issue of Agenda 21, aka Sustainable Development. 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

Dick Morris’ Empty Podium

Dick Morris was the inspiration for an hour-long thirty-six mile round trip to Clermont County late Tuesday afternoon.  Early arrivals signed in and hurried for a front row seat.  Then came the news…..Dick Morris reportedly had transportation difficulties and was unable to get a flight due to the weather event dominating the news and eastern seaboard air traffic – 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

Paul Ryan at Lunken Airport – Ohio is “The Battleground of Battlegrounds” (Pictures)

“O-H”… was Paul Ryan’s kick off, with the crowd finishing, “I-O.”  His evenhanded follow-up, “even Miami University grads like to say that once in a while.”  With just three weeks left before the November election, the Republican vice-presidential nominee briefly touched down at Lunken Airport Monday for a rally.  He urged supporters to vote early – so they can help get out the vote on election day.   He asked voters to talk to friends and relatives, “You have it within your control and ability to find those people who voted for Barack Obama in 2008”.

“You know you’re the battleground state of battleground states….You understand your opportunity, right?” Continue reading

Biden’s Malarkey Strategy – Was it Successful?

Joe Biden revealed himself as a model student of Saul Alinsky, using mockery and disdain to deride Paul Ryan during their 90 minute debate Thursday evening.  The Vice-president should receive an Oscar for his performance at the veep debate.  He was rude, distracting,  and defensive.  Were the tactics intentional and part of a well-executed plan?

The commentators, pollsters, and media have weighed in – but is there more? Continue reading

‘Won’t Back Down’ – Why Support For This Education Movie Matters (Trailer)

Last Friday’s newly released movie Won’t Back Down is another narrative about public education some don’t want us to see – those who don’t want to have the conversation about public education reform, and those who protect the status quo.  The teachers’ unions.

Unfortunately, many won’t see this movie, perhaps buying into the criticism and hype about teacher’s union bashing, the attempts to discredit, and protests by teachers unions (Click).    Opening weekend tabulations, which set a new record low, reflect that likely scenario. There is no shortage of controversy or critical reviews.  Why does support for this education movie matter? Continue reading

Romney Loves Big Bird

Pictures from Paul Ryan’s 9/25 Victory Town Hall at Byer Steel

“Government didn’t build this, Byer Steel built this”…so went the ongoing parody of President Obama’s oft-repeated comment, ” If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that”.  Byer Steel, a fourth generation local family  business in Cincinnati threw open its doors Tuesday to welcome  Vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan,  Senator Rand Paul, supporters, and the community. Continue reading