Speaker Names Three New Committee Chairs Following Departures of House Members

Ohio’s Speaker of the House Larry Householder announced  Scott Lipps, Derek Merrin and Tim Ginter would become the new Chairmen to lead three different committees left vacant by Ohio House members leaving.

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Commentary: Why a ‘Billionaire’ Wealth Tax Would Hurt the Working Poor and the Middle Class

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders wants to tax billionaires out of existence, or at least make them an endangered species. His proposed wealth tax of up to 8 percent per year would mean “the wealth of billionaires would be cut in half over 15 years,” he says.

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Volker Said It Was ‘Plausible’ Ukrainians Meddled In 2016, But Doubted Allegations Against Biden

Kurt Volker, the former envoy to Ukraine, told Congress on Thursday that he believed it was “plausible” that individual Ukrainians had meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, bolstering one of the concerns that President Donald Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani have floated publicly about Ukraine.

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The Battleground State Report Talks About How Twitter Has Become the ‘Sewer of Left Wing Attack Dogs’

On Friday’s Battleground State Report with Michael Patrick Leahy and Doug Kellett – a one-hour radio show from Star News Digital Media in the early stages of national weekend syndication rollout – Leahy and Kellett discussed the mental state of the nation and how people have either succumbed to the age of unreason or outrage. Leahy did, however, give kudos to the concept of social media as it helped launch the Tea Party movement in 2009.

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Biden Tops Democratic Presidential Poll in Ohio, Trump Team Not Concerned

Emerson Polling shows former Vice President Joe Biden is in the lead in Ohio for the Democratic Presidential nomination. The polling period was September 29th through October 2nd. The Ohio Star reached out to the Trump Campaign for their thoughts on Biden’s position. They are not concerned.

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