Cincinnati Tea Party Leads the Way on Nationwide IRS Rallies – Pictures

Cincfinnati Tea Party IRS Rally (4)Did IRS rally onlookers unwittingly illustrate the Tea Party’s central point? 

After nearly two weeks of IRS scandal coverage which splashed Benghazi hearings off of page one in the 24/7 news cycle, local Cincinnati Tea Party and Ohio liberty group leaders decided to spotlight a local story with national ramifications.  

The seed of an idea which began with a three-way text message between local Cincinnati Tea Party and Ohio liberty leaders swelled to a nationwide protest of the IRS Tuesday. The brainchild of Andrew Pappas, Ann Becker, and Ted Stevenot, CTP’s “Rein in the IRS” rally grew to mammoth proportions.  With the help of Tea Party Patriots, scores of rallies popped up across the U.S., including Cleveland, Columbus, Canton, and Mansfield, Ohio. Continue reading

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North COAST’s Deerfield Levy Letter to Trustees

Deerfield Township signThe following letter was sent to Deerfield Township Trustees on April 28, 2013.

Dear Township Trustees,

We are writing to express concerns about your decision to place a levy on the August ballot. North Coast agrees Public Safety is the top priority of Township Government but we have concerns with the path the Trustee’s are taking. Continue reading

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

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

Is Rep. Beck In Search of a Position on KasichCare?

No KasichCareSome Republican representatives on the House Finance Committee have gone squishy or may be confused, maintaining Kasich’s proposal for voluntary Medicaid expansion in Ohio, aka KasichCare, is a complex issue requiring further study. Continue reading

Ohio RTL’s President and Medicaid Expansion: Another RINO Caves?

RINOThey were against it before they were for it?

Ohio Right to Life endorsed Ohio’s Healthcare Freedom Amendment in September 2011, making its recent position on Medicaid expansion even more baffling and contradictory.  Especially in light of the group’s stated mission.

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