Monarchy of Montgomery County

The right answer on closing schools and hospitals

The Dayton Unit of the NAACP had another community meeting tonight about what the people they elect are doing to them. Much outrage, lots of talk, and nothing will change. Sorry, you had a chance to not re-elect some people, and choices on who to put on the school board- but, you didn’t vote, and Read More

2017: the sound and the fury

For the record: I hated Faulkner in high school. But, if the title fits- so be it. Last year was a struggle. Ending with me laid up for 4 days in bed with a cold that wouldn’t quit. It was like a detoxification period. Pour fluids in, sweat them out. Binge watch Netflix. Repeat. For Read More

The return of democracy to the Montgomery County Democratic Party depends on YOU!

The idea of free elections, the bedrock of the American democracy, is that the people get to choose their representatives to elected office. We all know that thanks to Citizens United, we’ve turned most elections to federal and state office into auctions, but, local elections were still at least relatively untainted. That is, unless we’re Read More

Issue 9- follow the money- and tax shifting

While everyone is all excited about CareSource building a new building on the old Patterson High School site that they bought from the Dayton Board of Education for a cool million, just be aware that it’s probably the last money DPS will see from that property. Because, of course, they sold it to the tax 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

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