Mark Owens

There’s facts- and then there is the Dayton Daily news: Dayton Commission edition.

This isn’t anything new, Trump talked about “Fake news” for a long time, but the Dayton Daily news tries to believe it has competent staff. First error in yesterdays story about the latest election: Fairchild managed to pull it off in 2018, when he defeated the endorsed candidate and newcomer Daryl Ward in a special Read More

It’s time for Mark Owens to resign or be removed from the Montgomery County Democratic Party

Kurt Hatcher, the Executive director resigned on the eve of the 2021 election. This was his resignation letter: To my friends and fellow Democrats, Last evening, at our regularly scheduled Central Committee meeting, many of you raised legitimate questions about mailers recently sent to voters in Dayton, Your questions deserve answers. Let me be very Read More

Montgomery County Democratic party continues to insult voters

Last Thursday, the Montgomery County Democratic Party “voted” over Zoom to endorse candidates in the Dayton City Commission Race, the Dayton and Huber Heights Mayors race. They did it based on the recommendations of a “screening committee” that was never elected to screen anyone. They were hand picked by Mark Owens, the party chairman, who Read More

The Party should be over for the Political Parties

Winning teams have deep benches. The NFL continues to electrify week after week because of the “next man up” reality. No matter how good you are, there’s someone working to take your spot, aspiring to be your replacement. And, that’s what’s missing from American politics, with our two party system that’s all about keeping fossils Read More

Why do we elect a Clerk of Courts? And how much is the ransom to get a competent one?

This is a story of institutionalized incompetence, the reality is, it could have happened to anyone who was dumb enough to run for a lot of public offices that have no business being elected positions. Most voters can’t tell you what the treasurer, auditor, recorder actually do, never mind who they are. The County engineer, Read More

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