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Esrati files against the Board of Elections: Your agenda items aren’t Oscar nominations

Dayton: Community activist David Esrati, filed pro se in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court today asking for the courts to stop the Montgomery County Board of Elections from meeting today to certify candidate petitions because they failed to present an adequate agenda for the meeting. Esrati claims they are running the meeting like the Oscars- Read More

Public records requests, Freedom of Information act requests and their importance to democracy

The NY Times headline reads “Hidden Pentagon Records Reveal Patterns of Failure in Deadly Airstrikes” and it outlines a pattern of corruption and lawlessness by our military that was responsible for killing civilians in a war zone. They were obtained through Freedom of Information requests beginning in March 2017 and lawsuits filed against the Defense Read More

Who to vote for: Dayton Public School Board- and why

This post is late. Mostly because I’ve been trying to get a crazy dangerous lawyer locked up before he shoots someone- and because I have to respond to a Federal Court motion trying to pretend that the FBI and the DOJ aren’t two parts of the same doughnut. More on those- and the outrageous miscarriage Read More

Did the Supreme Court just deputize you?

With the decision of the Supreme Court to allow the Texas abortion ban to take place, a new precedent has been set, and while it’s being billed as novel, the same type of law has been in effect in Ohio for decades, just not concerning abortion: Under the law, Texans can sue anyone who assists Read More

Why is Tim Kambitsch above the law?

You didn’t elect Tim Kambitsch, but you did give him close to $200M of your hard-earned tax dollars to build new libraries. He has a kangaroo court of a board overseeing him, that thinks he does no wrong. Members include the wife of the head of the “Dayton Business Committee” and other insiders. For all Read More

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