Concerned Parents Take Note: Student Privacy Measures in Education MBR Need Review

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 many issues Common Core opponents have raised, including privacy concerns over the collection and sharing of student data.

A June 3rd Gongwer report outlined the ways in which HB 487 would protect student privacy:

Prohibits collection of […]

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BIG NEWS-Ohio Forges A New Path Towards Repeal!

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 include:

Introduction of new repeal legislation that builds upon Sub HB237 and incorporates solutions to address the complexities of repeal experienced by other states
Assignment of the legislation to the Rules and Reference Committee under the direction […]

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Phil Gramm Advocates for Tried and True Policy of Health-Care Freedom

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 – allowing people to choose (or not to choose) their own health-care coverage.  Gramm writes,
“…there is one unifying principle that Republicans can and should rally around now:  the right of American families to choose their own […]

Appeals Court Ruling Exposes the Lie of the Affordable Care Act

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 by any stretch of the imagination.

In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled that the tax subsidies which make the insurance premiums on the Obamacare exchanges affordable to average […]

Frederick Douglass Assembly for Truth, Justice, and Equality

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

Warrensville Heights
6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.  
Food, Music, Entertainment, and Enlightenment
Doors Open at 5:30 pm
The Frederick Douglass Foundation, along with several local grass roots organizations in the Cleveland area, is sponsoring the Frederick Douglass Assembly for Truth, Justice, and Equality as a celebration of the life and wisdom of Frederick Douglass.  The Foundation needs your help to […]

Kasich’s Job Creation Record Seen in a Different Light

Jason Hart of Media Trackers shows us that a picture’s worth a thousand words in his recent tweet.  Hart provides a chart which juxtaposes Governor Kasich’s net job creation record with his Obamacare Medicaid expansion enrollment.

 

Numbers don’t lie.  It looks like the Governor has been more successful increasing government dependency than he has been at setting Ohioans on the course to financial independence.

Ohio Medicaid has released its June 2014 caseload report which informs us […]

OHIO, WE WERE #1…Rebroadcast July 29th!

REBROADCAST – Tuesday, July 29th at select theaters. View locations here.OHIO – You did it!! The only states with higher attendance and tweets, California, Texas and Florida had nearly two to three times as many theaters! So based on population…WE WERE #1!  Hey Columbus, can you hear us now? WE WILL NOT CONFORM!Rescue your children from the state, reclaim your classroom and restore your country. TRIFOLD FLYERHB237 POSTCARDWhat Every Parent Should Know About Common Core-OACCWhat Ohioans Need […]

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Citizens taking back the Mississippi GOP

This week I had a chance to speak with the most amazing person. Her name is Julie Patrick and she is Chairperson of the Marshall County, Mississippi Republican Party. Before all the election shenanigans surrounding Thad Cochran, her citizen-led local party censured him for not standing on principle as an elected Republican official. “Thad Cochran

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Tea Party’s Strength in Southwest Ohio Turning Heads

Despite a couple of quotes likening the tea party to a sleeper cell and a bad cholesterol reading, the Cincinnati Enquirer writes a nice piece about the tea party’s strength in Southwest Ohio with some quotes from some familiar liberty group members.

The Enquirer mentions two recent tea party wins – in Warren county where 12 of the 13 GOP leadership positions went to the tea party and in Clermont county where all six of […]

Common Core Repeal Picking Up Steam Nationwide

Louisiana joins Indiana, South Carolina and Oklahoma as the fourth state to pull out of the Common Core Standards.  Governor Bobby Jindal notified the creators and copyright holders of the Standards, the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council for Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), of Louisiana’s withdrawal from Common Core, and he ordered the state’s Department of Education and the Board of Secondary and Elementary Education (BESE) to develop new standards for the […]

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