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The Feds got coal for Christmas this year

Full disclosure: Brian Higgins is a friend and a sometimes client. Also- this is long, but so is the comedy of errors in this community. If you believe a jolly fat man from the North Pole, keeps a list of who’s naughty and nice, slides down your chimney, leaves gifts for your kids, and flies Read More

Team Householder gets charged with racketeering

I don’t have time to unpack this whole thing, and it will be a while before it all starts to come into focus. I just wanted to make sure the common folks have access to the 81 page FBI indictment of the Ohio Speaker without having to sign up for anything. The shell company, Generation 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

How much does it cost to get a government contract?

I think I’m starting to see a pattern. I’ve bid on a few smaller government projects as an SDVOB (Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business) which is supposed to help my small business get a piece of the government. Even when I’m the low bidder, it somehow never comes our way. So when I saw a Read More

Time for Warren Buffett to walk his talk

In yesterday’s New York Times, the oracle of Omaha wrote a plea for Congress to “Stop coddling the super-rich” and raise his taxes and all those of the people making more than $1million a year. I highly recommend you read it- and then laugh: OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did Read More

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