Congressman Mike Turner

“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

Congressman Turner’s new fiancee

The Dayton Daily news calls Congressman Turner’s new fiancee “one of the most beautiful people in Washington.” They describe Majida Mourad as “a Toledo native who is the vice president of government relations at Cheniere Energy Inc.” Cheniere Energy is a big supporter of fracking. They left out that she is “a Senior Advisor to Read More

We elect stupid people.

In the latest tiff over who can get the most publicity for a non-issue, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer should win a prize for the stupidest statement by a local politician: Plummer said he signed the letter out of concern that taxpayer resources are at stake and that some of the children could join gangs Read More

Three former mayors endorse A.J. Wagner

With today’s announcement that former Dayton Mayor Mike Turner, now Congressman for the 10th district, endorses A.J. Wagner over Nan Whaley- that puts three former mayors behind Wagner. Current mayor, Independent Gary Leitzell, who had to “work” with Whaley for the last 3.8 years, already had backed Wagner, as had former Mayor Rhine McLin- who Read More

Mike Turner, Hypocrite

It wasn’t a problem when Mike Turner’s wife got a no-bid contract from the Dayton Development Coalition to give us the wildly expensive and horribly flawed “Get Midwest” campaign. It also wasn’t a problem that his wife did work under a GSA schedule for the US Army Corps of Engineers while he sat on the Read More

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