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5 Commonsense Steps Toward Ohio’s Economic Leadership

5 Commonsense Steps Toward Ohio’s Economic Leadership

At the turn of the 20th Century, my great-great grandfather was the village blacksmith in my hometown of Cardington. He worked hard to support his family and serve our community. He, and millions like him across our state, was part of a generation of Ohioans that brought light and flight to the world, revolutionized the

The Desperate Dishonesty of Doug Chamberlain

Right now these sophomores and thousands of other Ohioans are waking up to another stroke of irony. The “Honorable” Doug Chamberlain, a family court judge and career lawyer, has let slip the dogs of war against frontrunner Nino Vitale with two flagrantly dishonest ad hominem attacks.

Common Core Means Common Failure for States

[Editor’s note: This article was originally published by OCR on June 3, 2013.] For years now, we have witnessed our public school systems pour incredible amounts of money into our schools only to see regressing results in quality. Now that the dangerous Common Core Curriculum has been introduced, the state of American education could grow

The Fight for Marriage, Part 2: Is There Even An Argument for Traditional Marriage?

Dr. Robert George, Ryan T. Anderson and Sherif Girgis argue the following: “What we have come to call the gay marriage debate is not directly about homosexuality, but about marriage.  It is not about whom to marry, but about what marriage is.” The two views can be summarized as: (1) the conjugal view and (2)

Healthy Tax Reform, Harmful Medicaid Expansion

The Great Recession has hit the Buckeye State hard. According to statistics from the federal government, over the past ten years, Ohio experienced the third slowest growth in population, and second slowest growth in GDP and employment, among the 50 states. During a decade when our state’s population grew by 123,000, our state’s economy lost

Medicaid & Modern Medieval Churches

If the past is any indication of the future, when it comes to Medicaid, Governor Kasich may still come out the victor.  Unfortunately, that would mean a loss for Ohioans. True, the new Ohio budget law didn’t grant Kasich’s wish to expand Medicaid.  But in the lyrics of the great 20th century philosopher Mick Jagger,

The Marriage Decisions and the Death of Reason

If you celebrated the marriage decisions handed down by the Supreme Court yesterday, you are a socialist, a deviant who believes “if it feels good, do it!”, a crass enemy of all that is good who needs to remember that God made Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve! Did that sound harsh? Did that

Boy Scout Decision Pushed by Ohio Activists

How often must propaganda be repeated to become accepted truth? On the subject of youth and homosexuality, we could ask the Boys Scouts of America, but right now, we might not get a straight answer–so to speak. No boy will be denied a spot in a Boy Scout troop based on his “sexual orientation,” proclaim

Why Christian Conservatives Should NOT Abandon the GOP

I have spent the last five years travelling across the northeast and Ohio.  Every week I meet influential Christian conservatives, and for the last half-decade the song remains the same: “The Republican Party is not a conservative party anymore! We Christian conservatives have been used.  We helped elect these people and they have not done

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