Rhine McLin

FBI and DOJ fail us again: “Operation Demolished Integrity” indictments

Today, in what will probably be his last press conference as the US District Attorney, Ben Glassman laid an egg. Six months after telling the people of Dayton that we had a “Culture of Corruption” he once again failed to name any major players or fully spell out the extent of the corruption. Taking yet Read More

The Wire: Dayton Edition

It’s been ten years since I binge watched “The Wire” television series. And like most things in Dayton, we’re about ten years behind the rest of the world as we get our own real world version unfolding in front of us. What made “The Wire” great was that it didn’t end each episode with a Read More

When David takes on Goliath: Board of Elections edition

This morning the board of (s)elections met to disqualify my petitions as insufficient. To be honest, they met twice, since they had to reconvene when they realized they never voted to disqualify them. They also started 5 minutes late- having to wait for Chairperson Rhine McLin to show up. They were kind enough to let Read More

The Petty Party of Montgomery County

At 7:00 p.m. tomorrow, January 13, the executive committee of the Montgomery County Democratic Party will meet to decide the fate of one of their long-time leaders. Normally, yours truly wouldn’t be invited to this kind of meeting, but they don’t have a choice. I was duly elected precinct captain, and when the 5 precinct Read More

Board of Elections takes care of its own

Once you turn in petitions the rule is you are finished. No statement of your petitions’ validity is given until the actual board meets to certify. I’ve pointed out many times the agenda doesn’t provide any information – just a repeating worthless document- an outline of the structure of the meeting. When I turned in Read More

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