Obamacare does not seem to be working as expected in the State of Minnesota. Its state-based health exchange known as Mnsure received a major blow with the announcement that its lowest cost insurance provider, Preferred One, will be pulling […]
The Cleveland Plain Dealer asks if a conservative advocacy group with close ties to Governor Kasich is laying the groundwork for a Kasich presidential run. While it’s no surprise to most Ohioans that the Governor has his eyes set on […]
Farmers, Ranchers, Lawmakers Concerned Over EPA’s Latest Attempt to Define “Waters of the United States”
Back in June, The Hill reported on a proposed EPA rule which lawmakers on both sides of the aisle worry could mean an expansive power grab for the feds and the loss of personal property rights for farmers, ranchers, […]
Ohioans for Workplace Freedom volunteers were busy on Saturday collecting signatures in Hilliard at the Music and Craft Fair. This proved to be a good venue for Right to Work proponents as 166 signatures were collected. With a little […]
U.S. District Judge TImothy S. Black stuck down a 19-year-old Ohio law that prohibits false statements in political campaigns. In his opinion, Judge Black made clear that the government should not be in the business of deciding truth in […]
Score a win for the little guy. The Sidney Daily News reports that 14 Ohio public school teachers won a federal class action settlement against the OEA and 11 of its regional affiliates for overcharging non-full-members and illegally directing […]
An important, but unreported aspect of the Common Core debate is the amount of local taxpayer resources – both in terms of money and man hours – school districts have expended implementing the Common Core Standards.
The 2009 federal stimulus bill […]
Unconstitutional Northeast Ohio Sewer District tax on “impervious surfaces” is without legislative authorization, and is a property tax without the required voter approval.
Columbus, OH – The Supreme Court of Ohio will on Tuesday morning hear oral arguments on […]
Dawn Neely-Randall, an Ohio language arts teacher, speaks out boldly against excessive standardized testing in her article which was published by the Washington Post. With the advent of the PARCC tests (the Common Core achievement tests) and the third […]
James O’Keefe of Project Veritas has been exposing the weakness of the U.S. borders through his video journalism. His latest target, the Canadian border, and more specifically, Ohio.
O’Keefe points out that British intelligence believes approximately 500 British citizens have […]
Breitbart reports that the Obama administration has rescinded Oklahoma’s No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waiver in response to the state’s repeal of Common Core making it clear that the feds will not sit idly by as states assert authority […]
1851 Center argues that Indian Hill School District violated state law by raising property taxes without a vote, while already running huge budget surpluses and maintaining extravagant cash on hand.
Columbus, OH – The Supreme Court of Ohio […]
Sue Ellen King, Meta Hahn and Louann were busy again this past holiday weekend collecting signatures for Workplace Freedom. This time their venue to collect was the Upper Arlington Arts Festival. Thanks to their industriousness, 146 more signatures were […]
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Matt Lynch has pulled a discharge petition to force a vote on HB 269 which would require photo identification in order to vote in Ohio. Representatives John Adams, Andrew Brenner, John Becker (the bill’s […]
Greg Gutfeld of the Fox News show “The Five” provides the best example yet of the absurdity of Common Core math as he provides commentary and plays for you what he calls a “Common Core Helper Video.”
Watch and listen […]
Fox News reports that Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana has sued the federal government over federal intrusion into state education policy. His suit cites the concerns of many Common Core opponents that the federal grant program tied to Common […]
If the Common Core Repeal Bill (HB 597) makes its way out of the House Rules and Reference Committee, look for the Kasich administration to point to reforms included in the Education Mid-Biennium Review Bill (HB 487) as the […]
This past weekend three volunteers from Central Ohio added 98 signatures to those obtained previously for the Workplace Freedom initiative. Sue Ellen King, Meta Hahn and Tom Castor, all Westerville TEA Party members, worked at two different venues and […]
In light of the court ordered data release of Ohio public school student’s private educational information, it is important for parents to understand that leaving off student name, address, and social security number from a datafile does not mean […]
Ohio parents are receiving a notice from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) and their local school districts indicating that student privacy rights are being waived as part of a court ordered data release connected to an ongoing lawsuit […]
The 46th annual PDK International/Gallup Poll on the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools was released last week, and for Common Core opponents, there’s good news – your message is resonating. Here are some key findings from the poll:
A column by Eugene Volokh in the Washington Post announces that the Bill of Rights Institute has developed a free on-line civics course titled Documents of Freedom. The course covers history, government, and economics.
“The course builds on excerpts […]
We the People Convention has announced that Congressman Jim Jordan will speak at this year’s event. Jordan hails from Champaign County and proudly serves the 4th District in north west and north central Ohio.
Representative Jordan is considered one of […]
We the People Convention is shaping up to be a valuable opportunity to those interested in making a difference in the election process. We the People is teaming up with the Leadership Institute to offer training for the various […]
In June, the state legislature passed and Governor Kasich signed into law HB 487, the mid-
biennium budget review for education. We were told by the press and by our state legislators that the bill would address […]
Today, Speaker Pro Tempore, Matt Huffman outlined a path to prioritize legislation he has jointly sponsored with Representative Andy Thompson that will advance and expedite Ohio’s Common Core repeal effort.Representative Huffman described a course of action in the next few weeks that will […]
Hundreds gathered near Columbus on Saturday, July 26th, for Ohio Liberty Coalition’s statewide meeting “Reload 4 Liberty 2014.” It was an action packed event featuring speakers on a wide array of topics.
Kicking off the meeting, Ohio Liberty Coalition President, […]
Ohio Project volunteers will enjoy reading Phil Gramm’s July 24th editorial in the Wall Street Journal. Mr. Gramm offers Republicans a strategy for defeating Obamacare, one that Ohioans know is popular with a wide sector of the population – […]
Liberty-minded folks should take heart that the fight against Obamacare and for health care freedom is far from over. Two conflicting appeals court rulings were handed down today which show that the Affordable Care Act is not settled law […]
Please join The Frederick Douglas Foundation on August 28th at the
Frederick Douglass Assembly for Truth, Justice, and Equality
The Word Mega Plex Auditorium
18909 South Miles Road
6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.
Food, Music, Entertainment, and Enlightenment
Doors Open at 5:30 pm
The Frederick Douglass Foundation, […]