Culture of Corruption

We can neither confirm or deny that the Freedom of Information act is not a joke

We’re supposed to have a government for the people, by the people. However, since “Citizens United” it’s been a lot more of a government for the rich by the rich. Politicians primary profession besides being professional grifters- is being a lawyer. And if you want the truth about the entire legal profession- it’s the only Read More

Why Dayton is demolition central

A posting on Facebook showed photos of the old Roosevelt High School. The reactions were strong, wondering why this gem had been torn down- and why Stivers was still standing. Roosevelt was an amazing building, that brought dignity to West Dayton on a scale like no other: Marble Entrances 400+ Class Rooms Two swimming pools Read More

Brian Higgins guilty on 5 of 7 charges

After a 7 day trial in US Federal Court on 3 charges of mail fraud, 2 charges of witness intimidation and 2 charges of witness retaliation a jury of 8 women and 4 men found Brian Higgins guilty of all the charges except witness retaliation. The last four charges stemmed from a lawsuit Higgins filed Read More

The problem with judges for life- national and local

There has been a lot of discussion about changing the rules for the United States Supreme Court where judges are given lifetime appointments. This was supposed to be a way to guarantee that they would act in the best interests of the law and country, as opposed to being engaged in partisan politics or being Read More

The Feds got coal for Christmas this year

Full disclosure: Brian Higgins is a friend and a sometimes client. Also- this is long, but so is the comedy of errors in this community. If you believe a jolly fat man from the North Pole, keeps a list of who’s naughty and nice, slides down your chimney, leaves gifts for your kids, and flies Read More

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