Love Your Local Liberty Leaders Day

n3fp_LoveLeadershipDayLogoSM_3Dear Patriot, I know that you do appreciate your local group leaders. We all do. I also know that we thank them when we see them and often show our appreciation in other ways. But, after talking with so many Liberty Leaders across Ohio and across the nation, I feel that we need to take one day out of the year and really let them know how much we all appreciate what they do. After […]

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Obamacare Trainwreck Hits Walmart

th-3The Obamacare express has taken out its newest victims – this time Walmart employees working less than 30 hours per week. Forbes reports that Walmart will eliminate employer-sponsored health care benefits for 1.2 million workers that fall into this category. Walmart wrote in a blog post announcing the decision, “Anyone who has been following the news for the last several years knows that health care is a major topic of debate. From doctors’ visits and prescriptions […]

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Early Voting Update: Current Schedule to Stand Through Election Day

th-1The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the back and forth on early voting hours for the November 4th election has come to an end. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals voided its September decision and the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Peter Economus which restored early voting hours that had been eliminated by a new state law. As such, the voting schedule that was put in place after the U.S. Supreme Court intervened […]

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Early Voting Update: Current Schedule to Stand Through Election Day

th-1The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the back and forth on early voting hours for the November 4th election has come to an end. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals voided its September decision and the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Peter Economus which restored early voting hours that had been eliminated by a new state law. As such, the voting schedule that was put in place after the U.S. Supreme Court intervened […]

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School District Votes to Opt Out Students from Common Core Testing

Opt-OutLocal control of schools is alive and well, but you need to go to Colorado Springs to get it.  KOAA NBC 5 reports that Colorado Springs School District 11 has voted to seek approval from the Colorado State Board of Education to opt its 30,0000 students out of Common Core standardized testing.  In lieu of testing all students, the District has proposed to test a random sample of students – enough to meet the federal […] Continue reading

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Watchdog.org Looks at Ohio’s Ballooning Obamacare Expansion and What that Means for the Most Needy

Click to enlarge.Jason Hart of Watchdog.org goes in depth on Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion enrollment in Ohio. Hart depicts the consistently increasing monthly enrollments which veer further and further from Governor Kasich’s lowball projection of 366,000 by July 2015. Especially interesting is the backdated enrollment that is occuring which masks the true size of the expansion in current months and then sneakily includes the numbers in future caseload reports. Backdating takes place because there can be a lag […] Continue reading

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Common Core: Pullman’s Top Ten Concerns Are Likely Yours As Well

images-16In her article, “Top Ten Things Parents Hate About Common Core,” Joy Pullman of the Heartland Institute provides a summary of Common Core’s worst attributes: The Senseless, Infuriating Math The Lies Obliterating Parent Rights Dirty Reading Assignments Turning Kids Into Corporate Cogs The Data Collection and Populace Management Distancing Parents and Children Making Little Kids Cry The Arrogance The Collectivism Joy Pullman has been at the forefront of the fight against Common Core providing insightful […]

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Medicaid Expansion Enrollment Surpasses First Year Projections Months Early; Kasich Calls for More

thAs of August, 367,395 Ohioans had signed up for Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion surpassing Governor Kasich’s projected enrollment number (366,000) for July 2015 ten months early.   Meanwhile, in mid-September, Kasich told the Cincinnati Enquirer editorial board that he will push to get the state legislature to re-authorize Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion during the next biennial budget cycle. The Enquirer wrote, “Ohio also might see some savings from accepting federal money to expand Medicaid to more Ohioans, he (Kasich) […]

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Husted Implements Early Voting Schedule as Set by Bipartisan Ohio Association of Election Officials

thSecretary of State Jon Husted issued a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court Order that stayed a lower court’s ruling which had expanded early voting in Ohio. Husted made clear that fair elections involve consistent rules across all counties and that the voting schedule created  pursuant to Ohio’s early voting law was approved by local Democrat and Republican election officials. Secretary Husted’s statement reads: “Today’s ruling validates what I have long said, elections in Ohio […] Continue reading

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