Washington County Commissioners Trim Bureaucracy to Save Taxpayer Dollars

Unknown-1Media Trackers reports on the activities of Washington County Commissioners Ron Feather and David White both of whom were elected to office in 2012 by conservatives.  The two men have been working to put the county’s finances in order after the previous commissioners had allowed the county’s deficit to ballon to almost $1.5 million. As part of their cost-cutting activities, Commissioners Feather and White have decided not to reappoint County Administrator Paul Cunningham as they […]

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Sign Petition to Stop Vibrant NEO 2040 Plan

NO_VibrantNEO2040Through a slew of acronyms, your federal tax dollars are hard at work in northeast Ohio curbing individual rights to create a sustainable tomorrow; however, northeastern Ohio citizens have an acronym of their own and are fighting back.  Here’s the background: In June 2009, the Partnership for Sustainable Communities funded by HUD, DOT and the EPA was formed “to help communities nationwide improve access to affordable housing, increase transportation options, and lower transportation costs while protecting […]

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Please come: Rally at Governor Kasich’s State of the State Address

IMG_9938-1024x682Governor Kasich will give his annual “State of the State” address in Medina, Ohio this Monday.  Members of the Portage County Tea Party have organized a rally outside the event to let the governor know how they feel about his pro big government policies: Implementing Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion Cementing federal control of our schools through Common Core Proposing a fracking tax Instituting a phony income tax cut by raising the sales tax Using taxpayer dollars […]

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CBO Findings on ACA Expose Need to Repeal Kasich’s Medicaid Expansion

imagesBy now most political observers have heard the major finding from the recently released CBO report on Obamacare – the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will reduce the hours worked in the U.S. economy by 1.5-2.0 percent between 2017-24 resulting in a decline in full time workers of 2.5 million by 2024.  The CBO explains why, “In CBO’s view, the ACA’s effects on labor supply will stem mainly from the following provisions, roughly in order of […] Continue reading

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Inalienable Rights Suppressor?

The IRS has proposed new rules that will significantly suppress the free speech of 501 (c)(4) groups like the Cincinnati Tea Party. In this message, the Family Research Council alerts its followers to this repressive action. Please read it and send a comment on these regulations to the IRS by following the link to WeWillNotBeSilenced.org contained in the letter. (You can also read more about this from the Wall Street Journal.)

Thank you for reading this and taking this very important action step.

New Jersey Law Threatens Ohio Concealed Carry

HandgunOhio has joined in a 19 state coalition being led by the Wyoming Attorney General’s office to challenge a provision in New Jersey’s concealed carry law. The provision prevents citizens from obtaining a concealed carry permit unless they can prove a need to carry a firearm. Last year the provision was upheld in a ruling by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals after New Jersey resident John M. Drake sued the state over the restrictive […] Continue reading

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Documents show more “targeting” of TEA Party by Feds

Ohio_National_Guard_LogoPRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 10, 2014 CONTACT: Tom Zawistowski MEDIA NOTES: PDF Copy of Letter and ONG Documents Attached Akron, OH: We the People Convention President, Tom Zawistowski, sent a letter today to Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan demanding an immediate investigation into what he called “an even more onerous type of targeting” of TEA Party Groups by the Federal Governement. The letter was sent after a story appeared today on the Ohio […] Continue reading

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Sustaining the American Dream

Thomas Jeffersonby Jack Painter ” – with all these blessings, what more is necessary to make us a happy and a prosperous people? Still one thing more, fellow citizens – a wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of […]

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Ohio Take Heed: Common Core Crisis Hits Boiling Point in New York

images-1The New American reports that things are heating up in New York state.  Parents, teachers and lawmakers are coming together in defense of the children to end what NY State Assemblyman Al Graf refers to as “state-sponsored child abuse.”  To what does Mr. Graf refer?  None other than the Common Core standards. While most Ohio schools are experiencing the first of the Common Core curriculum changes this year, New York students have already had a […]

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Kasich Struggles to Define His Relationship with Tea Party

UnknownIdeastream reports Governor Kasich kicked off his re-election campaign with a speech before the Ohio Newspaper Association.  The Governor covered a multitude of topics and was asked about his relationship with the tea party, a group, it was noted, that has given him trouble in the past over such issues as Medicaid expansion.  Ideastream explained Kasich “told the Ohio Newspaper Association that he and tea party members share many of the same concerns, such as the […] Continue reading

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Write-in candidates for central committee

The following is reprinted from the Ohio Precinct Project.

If you missed the deadline to file as a regular candidate for county central committee on Wednesday, February 5th, there may still be a chance for you to get involved.

So many precincts go without candidates; it is possible that no one filed to run in your precinct. If so, by filing to be a write-in candidate, all you may need to do to get elected is vote for yourself on primary election day.

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Ohio Political Establishment Facing Unprecedented Challenges from Conservatives in Primaries

The following is a press release reprinted from the Portage County, Ohio Tea Party.

Akron, OH: The Ohio Citizens PAC announced today that a coalition of TEA Party, pro-life and pro-marriage advocates, home schoolers and other conservative groups worked together to place an unprecedented number of challenges to incumbents on the ballot during Wednesday and Thurday’s filing deadline. Highlighting this effort are primary challenges to seven of the eight Ohio Republican Senators, challenges to Republican Congressman John Boehner and Dave Joyce, dozens of challenges to both Republican and Democrat incumbents in the Ohio House, plus over 20 challenges to incumbents on the Republican State Central Committee, hundreds of conservatives filing for county central committee seats in both the Democratic and Republican parties and a yet to be counted number running in local races against incumbents.

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West Clermont Local Schools to Receive Tea Party Stewardship

westclermontNortheast Suburban Life, a community newspaper of the Cincinnati Enquirer, ran a guest column titled, “Tea party activists want to control local school boards,” but after closer scrutiny a more apt title would be, “Organizing for America activist opposed to tea party membership on school boards.” Richard Schwab, former administrator at Cincinnati Country Day School and founder of Glendale Organizing for America, writes that while tea party candidates were not successful in their bids for […] Continue reading

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HB 413 Uses Controlling Board to Shut Statehouse Doors to Accountability & Public Debate on State Achievement Tests

columbus-haunts-11*304It appears representative government has become a bit inconvenient for our Governor and statehouse leaders.  In October, Governor Kasich bypassed the state legislature and went through the Controlling Board to expand Medicaid while House Speaker Bill Batchelder and Senate President Keith Faber all too willingly obliged.  We have heard General Assembly members express concern over this skirting of the peoples’ house, but it may just be a lot of lip service to old fashioned representative […]

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Governor Dissembler Strikes Again

imagesGovernor Kasich is at it again – trying to divorce Medicaid expansion from Obamacare. But Media Trackers isn’t going to let him get away with it.  In their recent article, “Why Does John Kasich Keep Lying about Obamacare,” Media Trackers highlights a January 23rd interview Governor Kasich did with radio host Bill Cunningham. Cunningham asked Kasich why he “decided to sign onto Medicaid with Obamacare.”  Kasich replied, “Well, first of all, this has nothing to […] Continue reading

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Emails Needed Today to Help in Common Core Repeal Effort

imagesThe Anderson Tea Party encourages all OLC members to email 55 KRC to ask the radio station to host Heidi Huber and Thea Shoemake to discuss Common Core repeal.  Heidi and Thea are working to expose the efforts of some Republican state legislators who have introduced meaningless legislation purportedly aimed at stopping Common Core, but in reality serving only as a distraction from important opposition efforts. Emails should be sent to Brian Thomas’ programmer Joe […] Continue reading

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This month’s meeting, 2/20: Frederick Douglass Republicans – Values and Action for Victory

Cincinnati East Tea Party Community Meeting

Thursday, February 20, 6:30 pm

Clark Montessori School, 3030 Erie Avenue

Guest Speaker: Alan McIntyre

Frederick Douglass Republicans – Values and Action For Victory”

We are really excited to have Alan McIntyre as our guest speaker for our February 20 meeting. Alan is a charismatic spokesman for the Frederick Douglass Republicans and very active in employing these principles in local grass roots political efforts. You will enjoy and value his provocative and enlightening perspectives on how a return to the founding principles of the Republican Party can lead to success in today’s political environment!

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