Montgomery County Ohio Issues

Time to arrest and jail the Sheriff

The state has a curfew. Mask ordinances everywhere. Public Health is urging people to not go out unless it’s essential. The goal is to cut the transmission of Covid 19. Welcome to your Montgomery County Jail, run by Sheriff Rob Streck. On Thursday, they became aware of a wide spread outbreak. They shut down the Read More

Russ Joseph is as bad as Donald Trump

Today, finally, Russ Joseph conceded defeat to John McManus when the final vote was certified. Russ lost. Russ Joseph got 128,633 or 49.62%, John McManus got 130,592 or 50.38%.The people have spoken, they once again decided that even as the incumbent, Russ wasn’t worthy of keeping his appointed position. Usually, being an incumbent and a Read More

Vote for the Penguin or the Riddler? Montgomery County Treasurer race is full of name calling

Full disclosure, I’ve known both of these candidates for years. One has been an ass from the first day I met him, the other, a southern gentleman. I’ve done business with the latter and been treated with disrespect non-stop from the former. I’ve watched one get elected and do his best to get along with Read More

Why is Phil Plummer in the State House instead of the Big House?

Montgomery County is still cleaning up Phil Plummer messes in the jail. Taxpayers have wasted over $10M in settlement fees for lawsuits that should never have happened. Phil Plummer was in charge, or his number 2, Rob Streck, who is now running unopposed for Sheriff as the appointed incumbent. If you need a reminder of Read More

Why do we elect a Clerk of Courts? And how much is the ransom to get a competent one?

This is a story of institutionalized incompetence, the reality is, it could have happened to anyone who was dumb enough to run for a lot of public offices that have no business being elected positions. Most voters can’t tell you what the treasurer, auditor, recorder actually do, never mind who they are. The County engineer, Read More

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