Why we should recall the entire Dayton City Commission: Violated- AGAIN garage robbed

My garage was broken into – again. I won’t bother you with how it happened, but they took their time hauling stuff out. A lot of stuff. From what I can tell, here is a list: 1 large & 1…

Violated- again

When the phone goes off in the middle of the night- it’s never a good sign, especially when it says “ALARM”- as in alarm company- not time to wake up. Those of you who’ve been reading a while, remember the…

Dumb, dumber and Dayton Public Schools

Last week Dayton Public Schools launched their enrollment campaign- done by the Ohlmann Group, the highest bidder. We mentioned it: If this is the best DPS can do. They spent $20k in media, but were supplied invoices from The Ohlmann…

Lawsuit filed in 2nd pepper spray case

Attorney Doug Brannon, working for Charles Alexander Wade, the victim of the second pepper spraying while in restraints that has come to light in the last six months, filed suit in District Court asking for a jury trial. The case…

Cruel and unusual punishment in the Montgomery County Jail

There has been a steady stream of bad news about the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department under Sheriff Phil Plummer. I’ve covered some of it, but, there has been so much, so many different things, from his hiring of his sister…

An apology, and who really gave Westwood the finger

A bit of time has passed since I gave the single finger salute, yelled an expletive and left a West side church with an escort. That night, I went and composed a letter of apology to the pastor at Wayman…

Time for some sunshine in DPS meetings

Ohio has open meeting laws, commonly called “Sunshine laws”– which are to protect the public from public officials doing things behind closed doors. When you are elected, you are not in charge, you work for all the people who elected…