Backassward Ohio

Why the sales tax hike isn’t the answer

I’m one of the people stirred up about the sales tax hike. I’ve already known for years that if I do my shopping in Greene county, I can save .5% on sales tax that funds the RTA- a Montgomery County Service that actually goes to Greene county on my dime (WSU and the Greene). I Read More

Political Party Insiders overrule voters will, kicking judicial candidate off ballot for 2nd time

Alan Gabel is about to get a dear John letter from the Montgomery County Board of Elections. He was rejected in February for petition vagaries  (the judgeships are identified by their start date of term, he had the wrong date for the seat) from running for judge against Erik Blaine for Montgomery County Common Pleas Read More

“What is Esrati’s end game”

A friend was asked this week, “you know Esrati, what’s his end game?” and my friend had no answer. Really, it hasn’t changed since I bought my crap house in South Park on Jan 28, 1986- the day the Challenger space shuttle blew up. Buy low, sell high. Sure, my $14,500 house could sell for Read More

Health Department shuts down Rahn’s Artisan Breads after 15 years at 2nd Street Market

The 2nd Street market has had a staple since it started- fresh, hot bread, from Rahn’s Artisan Breads. Until today. full disclosure- I’ve been friends with Rahn since College at Wright State, and my firm, The Next Wave does work for him. The Montgomery County Combined Health District decided to throw their weight around and Read More

Dems still endorsing in primaries

Usually, I stand up and make a speech telling the party that endorsing in primary elections is wrong. But, last night I was at the Fairgrounds to Future meeting during the party executive committee meeting. I’ll have more on that song and dance in a later post. Then, as I raced over to make the Read More

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