Sarah Greathouse

Montgomery County Dems still acting like a Monarchy

It’s doubtful that the new blood elected to precinct captaincy have enough juice to rid the party once and for all of the inbred leadership of Mark Owens, Russ Joseph, Nan Whaley, Karl Keith etc. The power of the party of patronage is strong with this group. I blame myself for not going out to Read More

Montgomery County Democratic Party ch-ch-changes…?

It was refreshing to see a whole bunch of fresh faces at the January 2017 Montgomery County Democratic Party meeting. Trumps been in office less than a week, and people are already seeing what happens when the system fails to stop stupid. Welcome to the too little, too late club. There are lots of new 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

It’s still a party instead of an organization for all local dems

Somewhere I read the invite wrong- I thought the Montgomery County Democratic Party was actually going to admit that their way of working wasn’t, and it was time for a real change. I went to the meeting last Thursday night in the stunning new quarters (the old building was a shithole) and saw a huge Read More