Our Broken political system

Our democrat, not a democrat = not democratic

It’s long been a belief of mine that the Ohio Democratic Party and the local Montgomery County Democratic Party are the worst enemies of Democrats running for office in the state. Yes, a republican challenger candidate is a better friend to a democrat than their own party. The biggest expenditures for the Ohio House Democratic Read More

Dayton needs new leadership yesterday

I just watched the video of a stabbing of a student with a pencil. The room was totally out of control. Next I hear, the school is telling students if they take their cell phones out to record things like this- or share the video, they will be expelled. Because, of course, the First Amendment Read More

The wacky world of Dayton politics

Looking at the petition turn in on the Board of Elections site and so far, there are some surprises: Dayton 1-term school board member, John McManus has switched parties to the Republican side to run against minor-league party boss Russ Joseph for County Treasurer. Joseph, who lost to Republican Mike Foley after being appointed to Read More

Why quoting Dave Chappelle loses you an election and other dime store philosophers advice for failed politicians

Apparently I came in last because I’m “not allowed to type or say the nword” He comes back with a screen shot of my post after watching Dave Chappelle’s WYSO benefit. Here’s the official damning screen shot: Because George Carlin said the 7 words you can’t say on television, this instantly sums up all of Read More

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

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