Ohio Legislators Already Paid in Full for July Even Though Government Is Only Funded Through July 17

  As of now, Ohio’s state government is only funded through July 17 under a temporary budget passed by the State Legislature. The stop-gap measure was passed after legislators failed to meet their June 30 constitutional deadline for passing a biennial budget. But, according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer, legislators…

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‘Free Market Warrior’ Spivak Warns Westerville Tea Party: We Are Losing Free Speech and More

  WESTERVILLE, Ohio — “Free Market Warrior” Loren Spivak visited Westerville on Tuesday at the invitation of the Westerville Tea Party. Activists in the room settled in to hear Spivak’s talk about “What is ‘The Left,’ and What are They About, Really?” Spivak began by asking the audience, “What are the…

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Ohioans Participate in Nationwide Rally for the Persecuted Outside Offices of Lobbyists Squire Patton Boggs

  COLUMBUS, Ohio — Concerned Ohioans gathered outside the offices of lobbyist lawyers Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) on Wednesday to rally for persecuted Christians and other religious minorities who are denied basic rights, harmed physically and economically, and sometimes killed by these governments, their clients. Persecutors include: China, Cameroon, Saudi Arabia,…

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Ohio Bill Aims for Transparency on Property Tax Levies

  In November 2018, the Sylvania School District placed a property tax levy on the ballot. Information shared in the media and other advertisements said the 0.9 mill levy would cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $2.63 per month. But the ballot language read: “An additional tax for…

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Alveda King Commentary: Let’s Look at the Facts About the History of the Democrats and Republicans

by Alveda King   During this time in our nation’s history, there is a heightened demand to redefine America’s concepts of liberty, freedom, and justice. Independence Day is just behind us and before that, Juneteenth 2019. We are currently celebrating 400 years of African American history, so it’s likely not…

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Tim Ryan Touts Endorsements of Aldermen in New Hampshire City

  Rep. Tim Ryan’s (D-OH-13) presidential campaign recently received the endorsements of three of Manchester, New Hampshire’s 14 aldermen. “I’m excited to announce endorsements from three of Manchester’s Aldermen. Thank you Alderman Tim Baines of Ward 3, Alderman Bill Barry of Ward 10, and At-Large Alderman Dan O’Neil,” Ryan wrote…

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‘Fair School Funding Plan’ Denies Participation of Thousands of Students Using School Choice Options

  Two Ohio State Representatives, Robert Cupp (R-Lima) and John Patterson (D- Jefferson), have worked for more than a year on a new public school funding plan. Named the “Fair School Funding Plan,” it funds public-school districts but not vouchers or charters. School-choice options served almost 26,000 voucher students and more…

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Ilhan Omar Launches Ad Hominem Attack After Tucker Carlson Says She’s Enraged by America

by Molly Prince   Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar reacted to Tucker Carlson’s criticism of the freshman congresswoman being “enraged” by America, saying it’s “fun watching a racist fool weeping” about her presence in Congress. “Not gonna lie, it’s kinda fun watching a racist fool like this weeping about my…

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AOC Open to Abolishing the Entire Homeland Security Department

by Jason Hopkins   New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she is open to abolishing the Department of Homeland Security, suggesting its creation by the Bush administration was an “egregious mistake.” “Because the core structure of ICE, I believe — and frankly the entire Department of Homeland Security —…

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FCC Dings Left-Wing Non-Profits For Using Federal Program To Finance Pet Projects

by Chris White   A commissioner with the Federal Communications Commission wants to know why two liberal nonprofit groups are using revenue from a federal program designed to give poor children internet access on various progressive pet projects. Organizations involved in a FCC-program dolling out broadband internet for kids might…

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