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Fiscal Responsibility

Generational Theft and Unlimited Government – We’re Doing it For the Children

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2013 will be remembered as a time of rapid political transformation in the United States as a second term administration implements their progressive wish list.   Americans are trying to comprehend a government that has replaced free enterprise and individual sovereignty with European-style socialism/progressivism and all its glorious attributes – income redistribution, massive federal debt … Continue reading »

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Categories: American Culture, Civil liberties, Common Core, Constitutionally Limited Government, Economics, education, federal spending, Fiscal Responsibility, immigration, Obamacare, President Obama, Taxation, The Left, U.S. Constitution, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GOP Establishment Clips Right Wing – Begins Death Spiral

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The recent passing of Tom Clancy, America’s greatest author of thrillers, highlights the current struggle against DC’s demagogues in both political parties frequently colluding with big business at the expense of taxpayers.  Clancy’s characters are often creatures of Washington; well-connected people with grand ambitions and massive egos. They let nothing stand in the way of … Continue reading »

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Categories: America's Heroes, American Culture, Civil liberties, Conservatism, Constitutionally Limited Government, Fiscal Responsibility, The Left, U.S. Constitution, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Cincinnati City Council Elections Will Impact Every American

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The headline makes a bold claim, but Cincinnati casts a footprint far beyond its boundaries.  Cincinnati’s nine city council members are collectively one of the more progressive legislative bodies in the U.S., yet seated in the conservative heart of Ohio.  In spite of Detroit’s bad example – unfunded pensions, excessive employees per capita and allegiance … Continue reading »

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Categories: Conservatism, Economics, Fiscal Responsibility, Ohio Politics, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

Ohio Legislators Pave the Way for Obamacare and Navigators

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On March 19, Ohio’s Senate passed Substitute S.B. 9 to set training and certification standards for health insurance ‘navigators’ as required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).  Navigators will play a pivotal role; educating and facilitating enrollment of hundreds of thousands of Ohioans into qualified health insurance plans through the federal health … Continue reading »

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Categories: American Culture, Constitutionally Limited Government, Fiscal Responsibility, Obamacare, Ohio Budget, Ohio Politics, U.S. Constitution, Uncategorized | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Ohio’s Medicaid Expansion May Be Kasich’s Waterloo

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Ohioans are bombarded with media hype promoting Governor Kasich’s endorsement of Medicaid Expansion in Ohio. The misinformation from the Governor’s office does a disservice to Ohio’s uninsured residents and heralds the decline of health care for every Buckeye.  Expanding Medicaid is the vehicle to cover Ohio’s uninsured as required under the Patient Protection and Affordable … Continue reading »

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Categories: Fiscal Responsibility, Obamacare, Ohio Budget, Ohio Politics, U.S. Constitution | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

The Truth About What Crashed Our Economy

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Okay, so if a free market economy is so great, what caused everything to crash in late 2007? Liberals love to blame it all on Bush (43), but in reality everything was put in place for it to happen way before Bush ever came on the scene. In 1977 President Carter had a noble, albeit … Continue reading »

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Failure of Senate Joint Resolution 37 Brings on the Pain

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Grassroots activists and electricity rate payers throughout Ohio were urged to contact Senators Portman and Brown, and urge them to vote for S.J. resolution 37 which would stop the destructive Utility MACT rule from being implemented by the EPA.  Although Senator Portman voted for the resolution, his vote along with 45 Senators was insufficient to … Continue reading »

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Categories: 2012 Election Coverage, Conservatism, Constitutionally Limited Government, Fiscal Responsibility, Ohio Politics, the EPA | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Grass Roots Still Leading the Charge

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Let us make a bold assumption that the United States will avoid the agony of European-style statism, taxation and societal breakdown.  As the last bastion of freedom on earth, it probably goes without saying, Americans fighting for a constitutionally-limited government are the firewall preventing President Reagan’s “thousand years of darkness.”  Among nations, only the United … Continue reading »

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As Ohio’s Local Governments Face Austerity

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Townships and other municipalities throughout Ohio are the fiscal “canary in the cage.”  Budget cuts at the state level trickled down to municipalities, affecting every community in conjunction with the impending elimination of the Ohio Estate Tax.  Both of these occurrences are necessary and overdue, yet local officials in townships and villages are feeling the … Continue reading »

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Macro Economics 101

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There is a simple equation that can be used to comprehend macro economics.  Understanding this equation explains a great deal about how many of the economic issues we face today, including Greece’s, China’s, the EU’s, and even our own US economy have occurred.  That equation is (GDP – Debt / currency).  In a successful economy … Continue reading »

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