Monthly Archives: January 2014

Help Needed: First Capital Tea Party Urges Senator Brown to Address Social Security Reform

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imagesFirst Capital Tea Party of Ross County is focused on Social Security reform and U.S. Senate Democrats’ stonewalling of this issue.  The group discussed the following points at their January meeting which were brought to light from the research of Alan Davis, one of the group’s members: Statements in the media from certain Democrat Senators, most notably Senators Dick Durbin and Harry Reid, have misrepresented the urgent nature of the need for Social Security reform […]

Ohio Supreme Court Delivers a Blow to Liberty and a Win to King Kasich

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imagesOhioans received a lump of coal this Christmas and its time we poured out the contents of our stockings and took a closer look.  In a 4-3 decision days before Christmas, the Ohio Supreme Court upheld Medicaid expansion in Ohio leaving constitutionalists scratching their heads wondering what they did to deserve such a wrong-headed ruling. The suit, brought by six Republican state legislators and two Ohio Right to Life groups, challenged the Ohio Controlling Board’s […]

Springfield Township Trustees Declare Emergency, Use Loophole, and Exempt Themselves to Place Tax on Ballot

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UnknownTuesday night, Springfield Township officials voted unanimously to declare an emergency and to put a new earnings tax on the ballot for the  May 6, 2014 primary. Residents will get to decide whether or not businesses in the township will have to pay a new 1.5% tax on their net profits, and whether employees of these businesses will also pay a 1.5% earnings tax on their paychecks. This is especially troubling considering that under normal […]

Third Base Politics Props Up Kasich in Left Field

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single-leftfield-rof1Like the third baseman who protects the left field line, Third Base Politics spends a lot of time protecting Ohio’s left of center governor.  In a recent blogpost, Jake3BP resorted to some hardball suggesting that OLC has lost its “credibility” and has “morphed into an anti-Kasich mouthpiece.”  Apparently, Jake’s afraid OLC is no longer concerned with advancing liberty-minded principles. Well Jake3BP, there’s nothing to fear because OLC has never stopped advancing liberty.  In fact, even […]

Help Restore Conservative Leadership in Ohio

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2014 PrimaryThe political parties are nothing more than the people who serve in them.  If you want to change our state’s direction, you must change the people in charge. February 5th, 2014 is the filing deadline for petitions to be submitted to run in the 2014 Primary Election for county central committee, state central committee, state Representative, state Senate and many other races. Would you consider running for one of these important positions? In particular, central […]

Libertarians Win Challenge to John Kasich Re-Election Protection Act

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imagesThe Columbus Dispatch reports that a law dubbed by its opponents as the John Kasich Re-Election Protection Act has been blocked by U.S. District Court Judge Michael H. Watson who ruled in favor of the Libertarian Party which had filed a constitutional challenge. Watson issued a preliminary injunction against the law that would have kept minor parties from holding a primary election in 2014 and increased the number of signatures required for ballot access. Watson […]

Stevenot Decides Not to Run for Governor

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Stevenot Mack LogoFor Immediate Release: Saturday, January 4, 2014 CINCINNATI, OH – Ted Stevenot released the following statement today regarding his possible run for Ohio Governor in the 2014 Republican primary. Stevenot said, “On January 1st, I released an announcement about a press conference originally scheduled to occur 1:00 PM, January 7th in Columbus to announce my candidacy for Ohio Governor in the upcoming Republican primary. Though my running mate, Brenda Mack, and I have received a […]

Stevenot Decides Not to Run for Governor

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Stevenot Mack LogoFor Immediate Release: Saturday, January 4, 2014 CINCINNATI, OH – Ted Stevenot released the following statement today regarding his possible run for Ohio Governor in the 2014 Republican primary. Stevenot said, “On January 1st, I released an announcement about a press conference originally scheduled to occur 1:00 PM, January 7th in Columbus to announce my candidacy for Ohio Governor in the upcoming Republican primary. Though my running mate, Brenda Mack, and I have received a […]

Ohio Tea Party Leader Ted Stevenot to Run in May 2014 Republican Primary Against Incumbent Governor John Kasich

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tedstevenotTED STEVENOT TO MAKE CANDIDACY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR OHIO GOVERNOR. CINCINNATI, OH – On Tuesday, January 7, 2014, state conservative TEA Party leader Ted Stevenot will make a major announcement concerning his Republican candidacy for Ohio governor. Stevenot, a past president of the Ohio Liberty Coalition and a business owner from the Cincinnati area, will be holding a press conference at 1:00 PM January 7, 2014, at the Holiday Inn Capitol Square, 175 East Town St., […]