Campaign finance reform

Campaign contribution tracking, bribery and you

Citizens United threw the door open to unlimited money in politics. The Federal Elections Commission “tracking” of donations is such a joke that another site, www.opensecrets.org is the only place you can go to get actual, usable data- like, who gave to whom, from what industry, to what cause etc. However, it’s still built on Read More

The “free ride” that’s costing taxpayers. Stop shifting the blame.

Most of the taxpayers in Montgomery County couldn’t tell you how many ice rinks there are in the county. But I can. 2 at Harra arena, Winterland and the Arena. Privately owned. 1 at Kettering Recreation Center. Publicly owned. 1 at South Metro. Privately owned. 3/4 of one at Riverscape. Publicly owned 1 in Randy Read More

David Esrati for Congress OH-10 panhandling flyer front

Panhandling my way to Congress

The definition of panhandling is to to stop people on the street and ask for food or money. Due to the botched economy, we’ve had sizable job growth in the field. Apparently, communities across OH-10 including Dayton, West Carrollton and even Beavercreek have been in a big rush to make sure those of us still Read More

#occupyDayton sign that has it all

When will we see 99% Democrats on the ballot?

I’ve seen accusations that this #occupy movement is just a start of the Obama campaign. I don’t think the President has any clue of how to mobilize these people, or he’d already be doing it. The big question to me, is when will see see candidates grasping onto the movement? We have Tea Party Republicans, Read More

Head & Shoulders above the rest of us, a new Era is upon us, as Mr. Clean Always turns the Tide of elections with Bold donations to Safeguard us. P&G buys politicians so don’t buy their products.

As the Occupy Wall Street movement has called for the public financing of our elections and the end of corporate “personhood” we get a great story out of the Cincinnati Enquirer on how the consumer products behemoth first denies then admits, that they buy political influence with their billions: Procter & Gamble on Thursday disclosed Read More

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