Dayton Government

There’s facts- and then there is the Dayton Daily news: Dayton Commission edition.

This isn’t anything new, Trump talked about “Fake news” for a long time, but the Dayton Daily news tries to believe it has competent staff. First error in yesterdays story about the latest election: Fairchild managed to pull it off in 2018, when he defeated the endorsed candidate and newcomer Daryl Ward in a special Read More

Who to vote for in Dayton on Nov 2, 2021

Early voting can cause serious buyers remorse. Source: Why you should never early vote | Esrati I wrote that about a month ago. For those of you who voted for the “endorsed democratic party candidates” – you now know that the party is neither democratic, or to be trusted. For the Mayors race you have Read More

Montgomery County Democratic Party to apologize for hit mailers against local dems in Dayton City Commission race

It was a historic night in the Montgomery County Democratic Party- a majority of the precinct captains in attendance voted to direct the communications committee to draft a statement condemning the 2 “hit piece” mailers against Democrats Shenise Turner-Sloss and Darryl Fairchild, and make it clear the mailers were wrong, the party made a mistake, Read More

Dayton needs better police officers than the ones who pulled Clifford Owensby out of his car

Note: the day after I published this, Commissioner Darryl Fairchild reached out to me to discuss a point I made about the police ordering you out of a car as a 4th Amendment breach- is, unfortunately, untrue. Police, can do that, thanks to a bad decision, made in Pennsylvania v. Mimms in 1977. It was Read More

Why you should never early vote

I’ve been a candidate. That means I have been through an election cycle- and attended more “candidates nights” than I can count. I’ve heard more politicians and wanna bes talk smack, talk stupid, and show how utterly confused they are about the job they are asking you to elect them to. I’ve also seen how Read More

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