Tag Archives: Republicans

What It Looks Like from the Margins

What It Looks Like from the Margins

I may be the most apolitical writer in the OCR stable. Not that I take my civic responsibility lightly, mind you. I have voted in every election since 1976, even in off-years. But I don’t keep up with politics and races, especially local ones. I can remember “cramming” with a voter guide as I walked

OCR DOUBLE-TAKE: Thoughtful Conservatism — The Wisdom of Compromise

[Editor’s note: This article is part of an OCR DOUBLE-TAKE.  Read its counterpart here.] I teach a high school course on current social problems. I like to joke that my students begin the course thinking that dandruff and halitosis are social problems, and I try to expand their understanding to include the familiar list of

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.

Ohio Medicaid Expansion Tied to Anti-Life Policies

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away. (Elvis Presley) If we can say anything good about President Obama’s health law it is that it has forced us as citizens to delve into the intricate details of where our tax monies are being spent under an

Kasich, Portman Should Brace for Consequences

The conservative Republican base will not tolerate reversals on core issues. The Ohio conservative Republican base is showing unprecedented anger and frustration, usually reserved for Democrats, with their own party leaders. Unlike in the past, these conservatives are more than prepared to dish out consequences, especially to those they feel have betrayed them. Unfortunately, Governor