Esrati on the Economy

Let’s examine “job creation” – and a solution

The news about the economy is good (according to Nan Whaley and Matt Joseph and national statistics) with very modest job growth. But the real question is what kind of jobs are we creating? I have a friend with a terminal degree in his field, working two jobs, one at Wright State, another at UD Read More

Our tax base is shrinking- so we’ll have to tax you more?

Today, the Dayton Daily News “investigative team” let you know the bad news: dropping property values means you will need to pay more taxes to support the schools and public services funded by property taxes. This is how the Republicans in Congress can claim “no new taxes” from them- they pass the pain to local Read More

First campaign commercial- addressing the foreclosure crisis: Esrati: My Neighborhood

No matter where you live in OH-10, you have had it happen. A neighbor loses their job (GM, NCR, Iams, the list goes on) or a family member gets a terminal disease, or gas prices go up to $4 a gallon and begin the slow process toward foreclosure. The banks refuse to renegotiate the loan, Read More

Fear will screw us. The truth on Iran’s threats and their impact on the USA

It’s time to stop the lies. It’s time to stop legitimizing the commodities traders’ main weapons- fear and disinformation. In fact, it’s time to end the trading of commodities by anyone who doesn’t actually take delivery of whatever it is that they are manipulating prices on. If you don’t buy and use jet fuel- you Read More

The new fairness doctrine as proposed by Congressional Candidate David Esrati

I believe the first thing we need to do if we want to have the representation we deserve, is change the way we elect Congress. We have to change our auctions for office into elections. There are two parts to leveling the playing field and balancing the power of the Congress with the power of Read More

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