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Why do we have expensive elections when we can have smarter, better, cheaper ones?

Yesterday was an election, and unless you are a political person, you may not have even noticed it. But, you paid dearly for it. We opened up all 36i0 or so precincts in Dayton, paying rent to churches, schools and libraries (but not nursing homes this time) and paid at least 5 people to sit Read More

Our lame Board of Elections/Selections

We have new honchos at the Board of (S)Elections in Montgomery county, but, even though this sounds like a very important office, in charge of voting- and who gets on the ballot, you had no say in hiring them- you can’t fire them, and they get paid a lot of money, to hire friends and Read More

Turner now hates losing at the auction

Congressman Mike Turner has never had a problem taking money for his services. Every time he’s run, it’s been at least a million bucks to keep him fueling the military industrial complex with pork projects the military didn’t even want. He made sure to keep the Abrams tank in updates (the plant is in Lima) Read More

A mistake in the NY Times! Apparently NY is just as backassward as Ohio in appointing people to Board of Elections jobs.

Despite the Presidents constant complaints about the “Fake News” and biased media- especially the NY Times, I usually find it accurate and honest. Until this morning when I saw this: New York is the only state in the country with local election boards whose staffers are chosen almost entirely by Democratic and Republican Party bosses, Read More