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READ the Fine Print on Local Ballot Issues

READ the Fine Print on Local Ballot Issues

Four years ago, I came across the first tax levy I had ever seen with no expiration date.  This seemed very audacious so I re-read it several times and finally realized it was a clever attempt to slip an endless money grab which had no accountability.  It was the 2011 Cincinnati Public Schools tax levy. 

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.

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)

We Count on Coal

Unfortunately, too many Americans do not understand the significant contributions coal makes to the U.S. economy and our way of life. President Obama is taking advantage of this lack of understanding by waging a war on coal to the explicit benefit of his green pork agenda. His recent proposal to regulate carbon emissions from power

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

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

Ohio Protects Late-Term Abortionist

UPDATE 7/2/2013 at 3:08 p.m.: The second footnote was modified to indicate that Governor Kasich has since signed the budget bill with pro-life provisions intact. — OCR Editors UPDATE 6/28/13 at 4:38 p.m.: A footnote was added to the last sentence about abortion-related provisions in the budget bill being sent to the Governor at the

Musings of a Disaffected Values Voter

I used to be more political than I am now. After more than four decades of participating in the political process, I’m a little disenchanted with the whole prospect of changing society through politics. But not totally. My expectations of the political process are now less naive and more nuanced. Let me explain. The first

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

BREAKING: TEA Party Leader Tom Zawistowski to Write for Ohio Conservative Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TEA Party Leader Tom Zawistowski to Write for Ohio Conservative Review Wednesday, May 15, 4:15 p.m. EST The editorial team of Ohio Conservative Review is pleased to announce that Tom Zawistowski, President of We The People Convention and recent candidate for Chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, has joined OCR as a featured writer.

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