The Economic Divide

The problem with the Dayton Police Department

Before you even begin with the problems of police, you have to start with the problem police are asked to solve- and what is it? Most would say “crime.” And that would be the end of the discussion, however “crime” comes in many different costumes, and generally, police come in one. It’s the old adage- Read More

Terrorism is the only protest left

For the last 2 days, the world has been focused on the terrorist attacks in Paris. Much like lots of Donald Trump campaign trail rhetoric, terrorism is focused on triggering media coverage, not actual effectiveness. In the grand scheme of things, the downing of the Russian airliner out of Sharm El-Sheikh, where 135 people died, Read More

Grandstanding congressmen and CEO pay

Reading an editorial about the Planned Parenthood inquisition, I saw a mention that a member of Congress had questioned the pay of Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards- a whopping $520,000. I thought to myself of the companies that have federal contracts, GSA schedules- who promise to do work for the people of the United States Read More

The Socialist Republic of the United States Military

I’m not a fan of the Dayton Daily news- and even less a fan of their local editorial pages- after years of being mocked by them. First time running for office, I was called “an advertising man with not much to say.” All of you who know me, know that wasn’t true- and my campaign Read More

Boycott Family Dollar. Makes Walmart look good on employee compensation

The security cameras that were all over the store didn’t catch a thing when a robber stepped behind the counter and pointed a gun at the manager’s head, that’s because they were fake. The manager had just taken over the store after 8 years with the company. She’d lived in the neighborhood most of her Read More

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