Backassward Ohio

“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

The Republican lie about purging voter rolls in Ohio

The entire system of voter registration in the state of Ohio is a joke, as are the processes to get on the ballot, start a voter driven initiative and to change the State Constitution. We have local “Board of (S)Elections” that are run by the two political parties for their own edification. We have multiple Read More

It’s still a party instead of an organization for all local dems

Somewhere I read the invite wrong- I thought the Montgomery County Democratic Party was actually going to admit that their way of working wasn’t, and it was time for a real change. I went to the meeting last Thursday night in the stunning new quarters (the old building was a shithole) and saw a huge Read More

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