America in Crisis

A few bad apples is all it takes

Since the new year, it feels like Dayton is having a shooting a day. And, if it’s not a shooting, it’s a fight at a Dayton Public School. Friends of mine made a documentary a long time ago about the sensationalism of the local news “If it bleeds, it leads” that talked about the easy Read More

The problem with judges for life- national and local

There has been a lot of discussion about changing the rules for the United States Supreme Court where judges are given lifetime appointments. This was supposed to be a way to guarantee that they would act in the best interests of the law and country, as opposed to being engaged in partisan politics or being Read More

Mandates won’t solve the Covid crisis

Asking Americans to give up their personal freedom to not vaccinate is akin to asking them to give up their fantasies of taking on the government with their God Given Right to own guns. Of course, they cherry pick the meaning of the 2nd Amendment which was written in the day of black powder pistols Read More

Did the Supreme Court just deputize you?

With the decision of the Supreme Court to allow the Texas abortion ban to take place, a new precedent has been set, and while it’s being billed as novel, the same type of law has been in effect in Ohio for decades, just not concerning abortion: Under the law, Texans can sue anyone who assists Read More

Is it news? Or is it Esrati?

There’s an old ad, is it butter or is it Parkay? In Dayton, there’s the official news outlets- and then there’s me with Esrati.com On Tuesday night, I posted what may be a pivotal news story- one that talks about the Federal Government’s ability to allow criminals to run for office, while under indictment. It Read More

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