In his piece, “Obamacare created a Medicaid time bomb,” Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute exposes the grim reality underlying Obamacare’s enrollment numbers. Of the 1.6 million Americans who have enrolled so far, 1.46 million of them actually signed up […]
Yesterday, Matt Mayer, the president of Opportunity Ohio, released his third book The Founding Debate: Where Should the Power Over Our Lives Reside? It is now available for purchase on Amazon for just $5.39. The book will make a […]
Today Opportunity Ohio released “Airport Data Indicates Ohio’s Economy Won’t be Flying Anytime Soon” – a short report detailing the plight of passenger air traffic in the state. Here are some quick facts directly from the report:
Though Ohio is […]
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Victory for Parental Rights: State Agrees to End Stand-Off with Amish Family over Forced Health Care
Official who had sought to take family’s daughter from home and force chemotherapy on her, despite […]
Another state has had second thoughts about Common Core and this particular state is a key one. Brittany Corona in a Heritage Foundation blogpost writes that the Massachusetts State Board of Education has voted to delay the implementation of […]
In the fight to stop Medicaid expansion, the OLC told lawmakers that Ohio cannot count on the federal government’s promise to fully fund Medicaid expansion for three years. Governor Kasich and the legislators responsible for the Controlling Board decision […]
As if the federal government forcing citizens to buy health care is not insulting enough, we now must watch the President politicize the Christmas holiday in order to turn around his failed launch of Obamacare.
The Obama administration is urging […]
We have all heard the number from the Associated Press – 4.2 million health insurance cancellation notices sent to customers in the individual market as a result of Obamacare. But that’s nothing compared to what’s to come.
Fox News reports […]
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November 26, 2013
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State sues to take Amish family’s daughter and force chemo on her after chemo nearly kills her and family chooses different treatment option
Columbus, OH – The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law […]
Ohioans have heard a great deal from Governor Kasich about the need to expand Medicaid to Ohio’s low income adults. While Kasich waxed eloquent on the topic, he failed to mention that doing so would mean cutting funding to […]
President Obama and his know-it-all government planners have been foiled again – this time over their National School Lunch Program. The note below was included in the newsletter of a private Catholic grade school in Cincinnati, OH (November 21, […]
First, a heart-filled thanks to the hundreds of people who showed up yesterday…given that we pay for representative government, in our opinion, we deserved more than what we got from House Republican “leadership.” The hearing did not get underway […]
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November 20, 2013
House passes Ohio’s Concealed Carry & Self-Defense Law Reform (HB 203)
COLUMBUS, OH – HB 203, a bill that seeks to update […]
Federal Court: SB 47 Restrictions on Petition Circulation Unconstitutional
Columbus, OH – A federal court enjoined the state from enforcing Senate Bill 47′s new limits on Ohioans’ Initiative and Referendum rights. Specifically, the Court held that Ohio’s new ban on […]
The second hearing for HB237 is set for Wednesday, November 20 at 5:00pm in Statehouse Room 313 (same room as the first hearing). The Atrium with a video link has been requested for overflow.
From Ohioans against Common Core:
“Representative Thompson […]
Please watch the following video of Ethan Young, a high school senior, tear apart the Common Core Standards.
Mr. Young brings up many strong points:
The Standards were a product of unaccountable non profits – not state elected officials and teachers.
by Jim Woods, Medina County Friends and Neighbors
Obamacare is beginning to generate some really ugly numbers. According to Bloomberg, only 49,100 people have enrolled thus far; about 3% of what the Obama administration expected at this point.
Even worse is […]
Senate President Keith Faber has joined forces with the Kasich-Taylor team in demanding a constitutional convention to seek a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Ohio Republicans received an email from Faber yesterday touting the passage of Senate Joint […]
In the following video clip, Dinesh D’Souza exposes the false morality of Obamacare with an insightful analogy about a sandwich. The clip is just over a year old, but it is a good reminder of why Obamacare was fundamentally […]
Compartmentalization can be an extremely useful, and even necessary skill in certain situations. That said, one can compartmentalize to a fault…especially in the political realm, and when compartmentalization becomes a standard practice vs. a strategic one, it leads to […]
Second hearing to repeal Common Core
Wednesday, November 20th, 5:00p.m.
Statehouse Room 313 (same room as first hearing)
Atrium with video has been requested for overflow
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Representative Thompson believes the primary reason HB237 is receiving a second hearing is the […]
This past week, Opportunity Ohio and Media Trackers have been busy crunching the numbers on Obamacare premiums. So far, the punchline is that healthcare costs will be going up, especially for young people. Although it is now possible to […]
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REPUBLICANS VOTE TO RIG 2014 ELECTIONS IN THEIR FAVOR WITH PASSAGE OF SB 193
AKRON, OH – Today, Tom Zawistowski, President of the Ohio Citizens PAC, accused the Ohio Republican “Party” […]
1851 Center will argue that state taxpayers maintain standing to challenge the constitutionality of corporate welfare
Columbus, OH – On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral arguments on the extent to which Ohioans may take legal action […]
You may have heard of Agenda 21, also known as sustainable development. You may even think you are quite the expert. To find out where you really fall on the Agenda-ometer try answering the Agenda 21 questions below. Give […]
Important local elections are occurring in Ohio on Tuesday, November 5th. If recent elections are any indication of voter interest, turnout may be lower than usual. Sadly, a growing number of people are coming to believe their vote no […]
The Columbus Dispatch reports the Ohio Supreme Court has sped-up the lawsuit challenging the Controlling Board’s expansion of Medicaid. The ruling came after the suit’s plaintiff’s, Maurice Thompson of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, six Republican Ohio House […]
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Most people have never heard of party “central committee.” Central committee, with its capacity to endorse candidates in the name of […]
Today, Opportunity Ohio released a short report on recently released household income data for the 50 states. Ohio Families Losing Ground as Incomes Fall by Mary McCleary details Ohio’s plight over the last decade as the state has continued […]
**This week – Help spread the word! It’s not often that those you are trying to reach come knocking at your door, but that’s exactly what will happen on Halloween. Let’s make the most of this opportunity to reach […]