Monthly Archives: October 2015

Congress to use Strategic Petroleum Reserve as an ATM

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ATM_MAchineOur national Strategic Petroleum Reserve, located in Louisiana and Texas, now holds approximately 695 million barrels of crude oil. It was created in the 1970’s during the oil embargo crisis and is and now apparently was created as a backup during a national emergency. The spigot has been opened only three times, two in times of national emergency and once as a political move. Number one was during the first Gulf War, number two was after hurricane Katrina […]

OLC Supreme Court Justices 19 SEPT 2015

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Workplace Freedom Volunteers collect over 1000 signatures at 2 area festivals.

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Waynesvl fest1_300Over 1000 signatures were collected at the Waynesville Sauerkraut Festival and Circleville Pumpkin Show Festivals. Pumpkin Man and Kaptain Kraut are in these photos. See if you can pick them out!! Meta H. also got a signature from ‘Ye Old Scarecrow’ and Sue Ellen got a signature from a “Human Horse”. Do I have your attention yet?? Everyone was friendly, we had a lot of fun and ate a lot of great food, got some […]

Toledo man with concealed carry permit shoots armed robbery suspect

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13ABC_CCWShootsTOLEDO (13abc Action News) – A 21 year-old Toledo man with a concealed carry permit turned the tables on an armed robbery suspect early Tuesday morning as he arrived home from work. Police say the shooting appears to be in self-defense, but it remains under investigation. This happened outside just after 4 a.m. in the one thousand block of Baker off of LaGrange. Police say Terrance Reid shot armed robbery suspect Antonio Hadley once in […]

Stop talking and start doing – You only need 5 signatures to run for State Central Committee

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ohio-gop-logo-630x400All politics is local.  If the county central committee is the foundation of the party,  then the State Central Committee is the mortar that holds it all together. Did you know the Ohio Republican Party doesn’t have a Party Platform?  How can the GOP tell people what they represent or what their goals are? Without a platform to define goals,  Republican Representatives have no yardstick that they can be measured against! How would YOU like […]

Ohio Precinct Project Rally to Recruit on October 31st in Columbus

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GainControlA quick note to remind everyone that we are coming up on only the fourth opportunity since the liberty movement in Ohio began to encourage grassroots citizens to engage in central committee elections. December 16th is the filing deadline for races appearing on the ballot in the March 2016 primary. It is time to spread the word about this now or surrender another two to four years to the crony establishment. Unless of course…you are […]

PARCC can’t explain how they derived test scoring levels

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PARCC_LOGOLast week the cut scores for Ohio’s 2014-15 PARCC assessments were announced. While many articles have focused on the different PARCC scoring levels selected in Ohio as compared to other states like Illinois and New York, all have ignored the most fundamental question of all: “What academic expectations are these cut scores based upon?” Parents and teachers automatically presume that there must be some academic correlation between the cut scores released in Ohio and surrounding […]

If we split, we lose – Would you be willing to unite behind one candidate?

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Q1_TOTAL_SEPAlmost 60 Ohio conservative groups have been participating in a program that allows their members to talk to each other regarding the subject of “Uniting around one candidate”. Although the Primary election is still months away,  Ohios conservatives understand if they don’t unite,  their split vote will allow the establishment candidate to walk away with an easy win. The ongoing survey conducted by Ohio Conservatives United (OCU) is the vehicle for generating the discussion. With […]

Your County Central Committee representatives, who are they

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Meeting_44588216_sFor the last few months,  the folks at the Ohio Precinct Project have been traveling around Ohio, conducting regional workshops on the importance of the county central committee, and what you need to do to run for your central committee. Central Committee is the single most important job in the party, as the entire party foundation is built on this neighborhood party representative. I’ve stated at many meetings; “If you’re a liberty minded person who […]

3 ISSUES … How Do You Vote?

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DistrictMapSenateA Printable PDF Overview is available at the end of this article Issue 1   Ohio Bipartisan Redistricting Commission Amendment The Ohio Bipartisan Redistricting Commission Amendment, Issue 1 is on the November 3, 2015 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would create a bipartisan redistricting commission, the Ohio Redistricting Commission, to draw state legislative districts. The measure would also establish new requirements for district standards. The Ohio Redistricting […]