Monthly Archives: August 2013

“New Math” Primer for Old Folks

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images-2Parents may need a little help understanding the Common Core math their little ones are bringing home from school. We thought this video from Tom Lehrer might be helpful to you. For a little background, check out our former post on the topic. Enjoy!!

The God Devine Allah registers to vote in Hamilton County, Ohio

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Allah“The God Devine Refinement Allah” is the latest of Ohio VIP’s challenged voters at the Hamilton County Board of Elections (BOE). Registered to vote on October 3, 2012, Mr. Allah was accepted by the Hamilton County BOE and entered onto the voter rolls at an address which does not exist. This is NO JOKE! Click here to view the registration.         At the Hamilton County BOE meeting on Tuesday 8/27, Mary Siegel, [...]

Workplace Freedom: 2,000 Signatures in Ten Days

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Ohioans_for_Workplace_FreedomA message from Bruce Hull, Ohioans for Workplace Freedom We are now in the middle of our campaign to collect “2000 signatures in 10 days.” We currently have 450 signatures collected.  Two special events for collecting signatures are coming up for us in the Dayton area, the Montgomery County Fair and Cedarfest. These are opportunities for collecting signatures that we will not have in during the winter months so we need to collect all we [...]

Obamacare … Fun, cool, and YOLO

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Obamacare ... because YOLOCrossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (GPS) has produced a new video which uses a little humor to make  young, healthy Americans aware of what the Obamacare exchanges mean to them. Please pass this along to the young person in your life – the 18-35 year old – and let them know that they are needed by Obama to pay more for their own health care so they can subsidize the health care of middle-aged America. Yes, young [...]

Dennis M. Lynch, Illegal Immigration Filmmaker, Gives Instructive Talk in Cincinnati

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Dennis_Michael_LynchGuest column from Ohio Liberty Coalition Board member Carol Bicking. On Tuesday evening, August 20, filmmaker Dennis Michael Lynch wowed a Cincinnati audience of about 200 with remarks on why illegal immigration is bad for America.  Interspersing his 90-minute, factual presentation with clips from his latest movies, Lynch admitted he was touring the country prior to the House of Representatives’ discussions of comprehensive immigration reform.  Lynch sees the fallacy of the Senate’s Gang of Eight [...]

Opportunity Ohio Worker Freedom Report

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Worker Freedom Graph.jpgThis week, Opportunity Ohio released its latest worker freedom report.  The report looks at private sector job growth from 1990 to the most recently available final jobs data (June 2013).  Here are some facts from the report: Ohio’s private sector has only grown by 8 percent in the last 23.5 years. Ohio has experienced the 5th worst job growth among the states since 1990. The average worker freedom state grew 42 percent since 1990, while [...]

Pull the Plug on Obamacare Rally – Pictures

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Rally_Crowd_1Below are pictures from the “Pull the Plug on Obamacare” rally that took place in Troy, OH on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013. Hundreds attended this event to respectfully tell Speaker John Boehner to do the people’s will and defund Obamacare. Real Clear Politics average polling shows Obamacare is now opposed by a margin of 51% against to 39% in favor (link). Voters in Ohio spoke loudly against the federal government takeover of healthcare by passing [...]

Jim DeMint: Medicaid expansion “fool’s gold”

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Jim DeMintOhio Media Trackers’ Jason Hart recently interviewed former South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint about John Kasich’s push for Medicaid/Obamacare expansion in Ohio.  Senator DeMint, now president of the Heritage Foundation called Medicaid expansion funding “fool’s gold” saying, “I hope the people of Ohio will not take what I call fool’s gold; it looks good, it’d make the budget look good the next three to four years – that’s if the federal government comes through with [...]

HPIO Medicaid Study Debunked

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Pop Medicaid ExpansionToday, Opportunity Ohio released its response the the Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO)’s study, which claims that Ohio taxpayers will save money by expanding Medicaid.  Unfortunately, this assertion is patently false as it is based on sub-par logic.  As the Opportunity Ohio response shows, taxpayers save the most money by capping future spending growth and not expanding Medicaid.  Though the HPIO study highlights several different scenarios, it fails to consider this option. In fact, Medicaid [...]

Statewide Rally to Defund Obamacare – Tuesday 8/27

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Pullining_the_plug_3This is our last chance to pull the plug on an unwanted and unpopular law that promises to change America forever. We must ‘speak’ our opinion to U.S. House Speaker and Ohio 8th District Representative John Boehner, “No funding for Obamacare.” Let your voice be heard in Troy, OH on Tuesday, August 27th. Real Clear Politics average polling shows Obamacare is now opposed by a margin of 51% against to 39% in favor (link). Voters in [...]