OFF THE RECORD: Ohio House Conservatives Are Going to Get Shafted in Lame Duck

State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) may well have promised everything under the sun, plus some, to Ohio House members this spring. Those promises were made in conjunction with Smith’s efforts to cobble together enough votes to finish the term of Cliff Rosenberger as Speaker. Smith was elected with 44 votes…

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Are Ohio House Democrats Breaking Campaign Finance Laws?

Evidence continues to suggest that Ohio House Democrats, in their zeal to capture the Ohio House, are improperly and illegally coordinating with Super PAC’s funded by Hollywood bigwigs. Take, for instance, Ohio House candidate Mary Lightbody who is running for Ohio’s open House District 19. On October 26, 2018, she…

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Bigtime Hollywood Leftist Joss Whedon is Bankrolling Ohio House Democrats

Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and director of a number of the Marvel Avengers films, is less known for his vehemently anti-Republican stances and financial backing of Ohio Democrats. Whedon, in recent years, has made several extreme and vulgar statements about Republicans, and is using his financial…

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Ohio House Candidate Mary Lightbody Promoting Plan To Increase Small Business Taxes By $1.2 Billion

If your Ohio small business makes just $26,000 per year, then Ohio House candidate Mary Lightbody thinks that you are rich and should pay higher taxes.  She laid out this far left, extremist argument during a podcast with the Columbus Dispatch starting at the 17 minute mark. Mary Lightbody is…

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Richard Cordray Took A Nearly Week Long Junket to Australia As CFPB Director

As the first Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray did a lot of traveling.  In fact, as we have reported previously, Cordray commuted every week from Columbus to the CFPB DC office, most likely on the taxpayer’s dime. But we didn’t know until now that Cordray’s…

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Yet Another Ohio Democrat, Allison Russo, Wants to Raise Income Taxes

Like Mary Lightbody, who we introduced to you last month, Ohio House Democrat candidate Allison Russo wants to raise taxes on Ohioans.  And like Lightbody, Allison Russo recently let slip in a public forum that she likely wants to raise state income taxes, especially income taxes on small businesses. Russo,…

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OFF THE RECORD: Mary Lightbody, Ohio House Candidate, Trying to Hide Her High Tax Views

Just last month, The Ohio Star introduced you to Barack Obama endorsed, Ohio House Candidate Mary Lightbody.  We told you then that there’s simply something about Mary and her love for higher taxes.  And here’s what we said: Simply put, Mary Lightbody wants to impose billions in new, higher income…

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Richard Cordray Not Saying If $7,831 He Received from Federal Taxpayers in 2017 Was to Reimburse Him for Commuting from Ohio to Washington, D.C.

During a Politico Live presentation on Thursday, September 20, 2018, Democrat Governor’s nominee Richard Cordray stated that he commuted every week between his home in Central Ohio and Washington, D.C. during his tenure at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  Cordray specifically noted that he made the 500 mile commute…

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OFF THE RECORD: Far Left Phil Robinson Hopes Ohio House District 6 Campaign Will End Long Losing Streak

Far Left Phil Robinson, recently endorsed by former President Barack Obama, hopes that his fourth run for public office will be the charm.  Robinson, a former staffer for left coast liberal Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), moved back to Ohio and ran for University Heights City Council in 2009.  He lost. He…

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If You Like Your Charter School, You Can Keep Your Charter School – Richard Cordray Plan Would Destroy School Choice

Ohio Democrat Governor’s candidate Rich Cordray released his education plan this week and it was really, really bad. In fact, the only way to make the plan any worse would be if Rich Cordray stood up and announced that “if you like your charter school, you can keep your charter…

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