10 Questions Ohio Voters Want Answered from Richard Cordray at Tonight’s Gubernatorial Debate

Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray square off Wednesday night, Sept. 19, in their first gubernatorial ahead of the Nov. 6 election. The debate, set for 7 p.m. at University of Dayton, should provide a window into just how opposite the two candidates are in their approach to everything…

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Aftab Pureval Rails Against Trump Tax Cuts

Rarely do politicians get elected on a promise to raise taxes but that’s what Aftab Pureval is trying to do in Ohio’s First Congressional District. Playing on the fears of senior citizens, Purevall tweeted Monday that his opponent, incumbent Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH-1), was being “irresponsible” for voting in favor…

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Trump Jr. on Sherrod Brown: He’s a ‘Fake and a Phony’

The president’s son has penned a blistering op-ed, laying out the stakes in the Ohio senatorial race between incumbent Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and his challenger, Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH-16). As campaign season heats up, it has a way of “drawing out the fakes and phonies,” says Donald Trump Jr. in…

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Dr. Carol M. Swain Commentary: Politico’s Claim That ‘God is Laughing at Brett Kavanaugh’ Demonstrates Publication’s Bias Against Christians and Conservatives

by Dr. Carol M. Swain   When did America’s standard of justice erode to the point where we automatically presume innocence for women who make strategically timed sexual allegations against successful men at pivotal times in their careers? Under the new “ends justify means” politics, there is no standard of…

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Great Economic News Bedevils Trump Detractors

Donald Trump

by Rick Manning   The incredibly positive economic data that keeps coming out from both private and public sector sources leads to one overriding question: Will the Trump economic detractors ever get tired of being wrong? Over the course of the past six months, we have heard how tariffs against the…

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Trump Administration Slashes Refugees US Will Take in FY 2019 By A Third

Mike Pompeo

by Joshua Gill   Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the U.S. will take only 30,000 refugees over the next fiscal year — the fewest since the 1980 Refugee Act. The cap on refugees decreased from the 45,000 cap set for the current fiscal year and is the…

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A New Campus Invention for Policing Speech

by Dan E. Way   Colleges are using a new tool with the frightening potential to shut down open dialogue. They go by the benign-sounding name of “bias response teams.”  Bias response teams monitor what students and faculty say. They encourage students to report, often anonymously, comments or behavior that…

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Alibaba Chief’s Next Move May Reveal a Chinese Gameplan

by Saibal Dasgupta   Alibaba chairman Jack Ma’s surprise announcement last week that he would step down as head of the world’s biggest e-commerce company, has sparked animated discussions on what would be his next career move and whether the Chinese government was behind the decision. Some analysts have suggested the…

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New Betsy Rader Ad Blasts Opponent for Taking ‘Big Pharma’ Money Without Mentioning Her Own Drug Ties

Betsy Rader

Democrat Betsy Rader’s new TV ad takes on “Big Pharma” while slamming her opponent for “taking their money.” Problem is, so does she. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, which publishes financial data on all politicians at OpenSecrets.org, Rader has accepted $13,470 from the Pharmaceutical Industry thus far in…

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