big ideas for Dayton OH

Why do we have expensive elections when we can have smarter, better, cheaper ones?

Yesterday was an election, and unless you are a political person, you may not have even noticed it. But, you paid dearly for it. We opened up all 36i0 or so precincts in Dayton, paying rent to churches, schools and libraries (but not nursing homes this time) and paid at least 5 people to sit Read More

Dayton Day-Old News – losing more institutional knowledge

The Cox sisters don’t want to be in the news business and are doing the best they can to kill off any chance of survival by producing a crappy product of day old news, printed in Indianapolis and delivered late daily in Dayton. They are in the cable business- and think that their Cox cash Read More

Whaley’s full time baloney suckers committee into a pay raise

We have too many politicians in Montgomery County to start with. That’s why I’ve started Reconstructing Dayton to move toward sensible, accountable and transparent government. While our population has been stagnant for decades, we’ve allowed one new “city” after another appear- and add even more positions for political noobs. Clayton (13,000) and Riverside (25,000) are Read More

Best gifts of 2020

2020 sucked. So, in the middle of the worst year ever, there were a few things that made me happy- and might solve your last minute gift giving dilemmas (or not, since Republican scrooges in Congress might have you on the edge of getting evicted, personal bankruptcy and in a line at the foodbank). Of Read More

How to pull Wright State back from the self-inflicted sinking

Warning. This is a Too Long/Didn’t Read post (TL/DR). It’s a story in 3 acts. The first 2 happened, aptly, on Pearl Harbor day. The first, has Wright State shooting itself in the foot once again. The Second act is Dr. No’s speech to the faculty senate. The third act, is written in the future, Read More

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