Our Broken political system

Oakwood bans short term rentals (AirBnB) shows lack of creativity

The Mayor of Oakwood, William Duncan, runs a very friendly, welcoming, open meeting. Speakers are treated with respect, and even given second opportunities to address the council. There was no question that he approached this ordinances passage with an open mind. The author of the ordinance, Vice Mayor Byington, was the exact opposite, even having Read More

A real mayor for Dayton?

Nan Whaley hasn’t been looking so hot lately. Ever since the indictments by the FBI and the DOJ where they said Dayton had a “culture of corruption” she’s been looking haggard. At least after the tornado she had the excuse that she didn’t have any water to shower, but, when you realize that a lot Read More

“A culture of corruption”- but only if you’re black

Full disclosure: Joey Williams and I first met on the campaign trail when I was running for Mayor to unseat Richard Clay Dixon and he was running for school board. I consider Joey a friend. I’ve watched him get married, his kids grow up, and his career do exactly what he wanted to do. I’ve Read More

Facebook now censors political speech

“Give me liberty, or give me XXXXX”- I’m sorry, Patrick, discussions about death may offend the living, we can’t have that kind of discussion on our ad platform. Can you re-edit your ad for the revolution please. ~Facebook What supposedly separates the United States from the evil Soviet’s and Communist Chinese is that political speech Read More

The 28th Amendment we need. The government shutdown clause

Merry Christmas, here we are again, with a government shutdown. A whole bunch of Americans are supposed to report for work, even though they won’t get paid, at least until congress does their job. This has to stop. Being elected in America needs to have some kind of checks and balances- and it’s pretty clear, Read More

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