Montgomery County Democratic Party Dayton Ohio

Russ Joseph is as bad as Donald Trump

Today, finally, Russ Joseph conceded defeat to John McManus when the final vote was certified. Russ lost. Russ Joseph got 128,633 or 49.62%, John McManus got 130,592 or 50.38%.The people have spoken, they once again decided that even as the incumbent, Russ wasn’t worthy of keeping his appointed position. Usually, being an incumbent and a Read More

Montgomery County “Democratic” Party endorses homophobe who wins judgeship

Post this in the better late than never file. Last November, there was a race for Montgomery County Judge of Municipal Court (FTC 1/2/2020) that was very close in a race that shouldn’t have happened. At least if anyone didn’t have amnesia and judges races weren’t so hands off. Tamela Womack squared off against James Read More

Why the Montgomery Democratic Party is a joke

Mark Owens, Montgomery County Party Chairman and Dayton Clerk of Courts came up to me after the meeting to ask me if I gave someone the finger. I said yes, and that the little old lady has been disrespecting me for years, mostly by hissing when I spoke, but tonight, as I started to speak Read More

Dems still endorsing in primaries

Usually, I stand up and make a speech telling the party that endorsing in primary elections is wrong. But, last night I was at the Fairgrounds to Future meeting during the party executive committee meeting. I’ll have more on that song and dance in a later post. Then, as I raced over to make the Read More

The angst of the political neophytes

On a cold and rainy Saturday afternoon (14 Jan 2017), about 45 people met in the basement of the Wright Library in Oakwood to learn “How to elect & support local officials.” I was one of the panelists, along with: Nan Whaley, mayor of Dayton Robert Klepinger, ran for congress, 10th district Jimmy Calhoun, ran Read More

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