Mat Heck

Understanding “Dayton Together” rationally

Dan Foley, Valerie Lemmie, Paul Leonard, Mike Kelly and who knows else, may have some ideas about how to reform government, but they have zero ability to sell their plan. Today’s Dayton Daily news includes this ludicrous statement: Dayton Together also plans to conduct a cost study to determine if merging the governments will save Read More

Our grandstanding prosecutor, Mat Heck, and the reach of UD Men’s Basketball

In another case of “it’s who you know” in Montgomery County, isn’t it somehow odd that 2 petty thieves don’t end up in jail- and have to wait for a speedy trial just like everyone else- because they were members of the UD Men’s basketball team? Any other black male, caught breaking into UD dorm Read More

Smoke and mirrors: Trammell goes to prison, while no one questions how it happened

Want to lose friends in high places in Dayton Ohio- ask questions about who is ultimately responsible for misuse of public funds. I ask- I lose friends. I’m not part of the friends and family program that makes sure our “friends and family” all have jobs. I asked “Who’s the criminal? SCLC, Montgomery County, Caresource?” Read More

Give thanks that Dayton is broke- or they’d waste more tax dollars

The business of running a city is simple- provide infrastructure and shared community services to the citizens of the city. However, Dayton likes to believe that they are investment bankers. From today’s Dayton Daily News: “We want to support companies that are growing. We want to support winners,” City Manager Tim Riordan said. The Dayton Read More

So much for three votes. McLin gives Young raise singlehandedly.

The rule is, it takes three votes to pass a resolution. It also, is supposed to take three votes to make a decision to settle a lawsuit, purchase real estate or all those other things the Dayton City Commission has purview over. Apparently- that’s all horse hockey. I did a FOIA (Freedom Of Information Act) Read More

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