Citizens taking back the Mississippi GOP

Mississippi GOPThis week I had a chance to speak with the most amazing person. Her name is Julie Patrick and she is Chairperson of the Marshall County, Mississippi Republican Party. Before all the election shenanigans surrounding Thad Cochran, her citizen-led local party censured him for not standing on principle as an elected Republican official. “Thad Cochran […] Continue reading

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Tea Party’s Strength in Southwest Ohio Turning Heads

images-14Despite a couple of quotes likening the tea party to a sleeper cell and a bad cholesterol reading, the Cincinnati Enquirer writes a nice piece about the tea party’s strength in Southwest Ohio with some quotes from some familiar liberty group members. The Enquirer mentions two recent tea party wins – in Warren county where 12 of the 13 GOP leadership positions went to the tea party and in Clermont county where all six of […] Continue reading

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Common Core Repeal Picking Up Steam Nationwide

Unknown-5Louisiana joins Indiana, South Carolina and Oklahoma as the fourth state to pull out of the Common Core Standards.  Governor Bobby Jindal notified the creators and copyright holders of the Standards, the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council for Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), of Louisiana’s withdrawal from Common Core, and he ordered the state’s Department of Education and the Board of Secondary and Elementary Education (BESE) to develop new standards for the state. […] Continue reading

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Over 185 Voter Registration Challenges Upheld In Hamilton County

Ohio VIPJune 20, 2014 For Immediate Release On June 3, 2014, the Hamilton County Board of Elections (BOE) unanimously voted to approve the challenge of 50 voters who are registered at destroyed buildings.  These challenges are a part of a year long study by the Ohio Voter Integrity Project (Ohio VIP) to identify people registered at demolished properties based on lists provided by the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Port Authority. To date, approximately 200 […] Continue reading

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Medicaid Expansion Enrollment Figures On Track to Outpace Kasich’s Estimate

images-16A June 11th report from Gongwer News Service outlines the latest enrollment figures from the Department of Medicaid for Kasich’s implementation of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. 243,230 Ohioans enrolled in Medicaid as of the end of May, just five months from the start date of the program.  36,000 applications remain pending approval. During the Medicaid expansion debate, the Kasich administration told Ohioans that 366,000 people would enroll in Medicaid expansion by end of June 2015.  So […] Continue reading

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Kasich Talks the Talk and Walks the Walk with the Taxpayer’s Dime

originalGovernor Kasich spoke about his economic vision for Ohio at a bill signing ceremony at the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.  Kasich had just put his signature to the mid-term budget bill, the hallmark of which was a package of tax cuts – increasing the earned income tax credit for low-income Ohioans from 5 to 10 percent and accelerating by one year the state income tax cut from 9 to 10 percent. Media Trackers does an excellent […]

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Tea Party Elected to Lead Warren County GOP

Unknown-5The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the tea party has taken control of the Warren County Republican Party winning 12 leadership spots at the June 10th re-organizational meeting.  An “alliance” between conservatives and tea party members made way for the takeover. Five tea party candidates won leadership positions including the party’s new chairman, Ray Warrick.  Another seven tea party members were elected to the executive, central, and at-large committees. The Enquirer points out that Warren County […] Continue reading

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Talking Central Committee with Glenn Beck

Glenn_Beck_Radio_Show_-_PodcastYesterday was a day for radio. It started off with a group of us getting up early and spending an hour on 550KRC’s morning show with Brian Thomas. We had a terrific time talking about local victories in our battle for the citizens to take back the parties through the central committee process. After such […] Continue reading

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Talking Central Committee with 55KRC’s Brian Thomas

microphoneWednesday, a few of us appeared on the 550KRC morning show with Brian Thomas to talk about our recent successes with citizens taking back the political parties through central committee. On hand were Ohio Precinct Project co-founder, Rick Herron; newly elected “tea party” Warren County Republican Party Chairman, Ray Warrick; and Libertas Project Board Member, John Stevenot. […] Continue reading

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Common Core “Stop Jeb Now” Rally – Pictures

CarsIn Cincinnati on Monday, the RNC held a $32,400 per “co-chair” fundraiser with featured speaker, former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush. Rally attendees were on hand from Ohioans Against Common Core to point out to Mr. Bush – a major pro Common Core cheerleader – that both the Hamilton County GOP and the RNC have passed […] Continue reading

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IRS Claims of Lost Lois Lerner Emails Not Credible

Unknown-5For Immediate Release:  Friday June 13, 2014 Kent, OH – Tom Zawistowski, Executive Director of the Portage County TEA Party and Past President of the Ohio Liberty Coalition, said tonight that he does not accept the administration’s claims that two years of emails by Lois Lerner are lost.  Zawistowski, who was one of the first to stand up to the IRS targeting in 2012 said, “I have been a CEO of a technology company for 26 […]

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Operation #StopJebNow Rally in Cincinnati TODAY

images-16The Cincinnati Tea Party and the Common Core Truth Brigade Welcome You to Operation #StopJebNow Jeb Bush will be the featured speaker at an RNC fundraiser to be held at the Queen City Club in Cincinnati on Monday June 16th.  Former Governor Bush is a supporter of the Common Core Standards in education and other big government policies. The RNC passed a resolution rejecting the Common Core Standards in April 2013 which can be found […]

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AFP Reports the Truth About Obamacare

images-14Americans for Prosperity reports the truth about Obamacare in an email they sent this week to supporters.  Please see below for a copy of their email which includes footnotes for all statements made. AFP asks supporters to take action by contacting their representatives in Washington.  Click on SEND A MESSAGE TO CONGRESS to be taken to the AFP website where you can email your representatives directly.   Continue reading

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Boehner’s solution to shocking Cantor defeat? Elect another moderate.

John_BoehnerThis just came in to us a few minutes ago from Ralph Kraus in Erie county, Ohio: Subject: The Reaction of House GOP Leadership to Cantor’s Shocking Defeat? Answer – Elect another Cantor to Majority Leader From: “Ralph Kraus” Date: June 13, 2014 at 12:58:56 PM EDT I went to hear Congressman Jim Jordan this morning in Norwalk. If you believe the GOP got the message the GOP voters in Virginia sent to GOP leadership […]

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Ohio Supreme Court Decision Ends Citizen Enforcement of Ohio Constitution

formal2013On Tuesday, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled against the opponents in the case against JobsOhio, a private economic development organization put in place with the support of the Kasich administration and funded by the state’s liquor profits. Progress Ohio, Senator Michael Skindell, and Representative Dennis Murray brought the suit to challenge the use of public dollars to fund the economic development efforts of a private organization without transparency.  The lower courts ruled against the opponents […] Continue reading

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Ohio grassroots local GOP takeovers

Calling_the_meeting_to_orderI have been writing for months about the importance of citizen engagement in taking over party infrastructures – namely through central committee. In taking such a public position on this rather controversial topic, I have heard it all… “I’m an independent, the parties are beyond repair.” “The system is rigged.” “They’ll lie, cheat, and steal […]

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What Set Up the Cantor Defeat?

CardsIf you are a regular reader of my articles, you know I have been beating the drum about the importance of grassroots citizens taking over local party infrastructures in order to win more races. The big news on Tuesday night was “tea party” challenger David Brat’s stunning primary defeat of Republican House Majority Leader, Eric […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OHIO APPLAUDS OKLAHOMA’S REPEAL!

OklahomaPress Release – Ohioans Against Common Core Contact – Heidi Huber info@ohioansagainstcommoncore.com For Immediate Release June 5, 2014 Ohioans Against Common Core applaud Oklahoma’s Successful Repeal of the Common Core Standards Today, Ohioans leading the fight against Common Core and its federal takeover of Ohio’s education system gained new momentum when Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin […] Continue reading

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