Ohio GOP fails to purge Conservative SCC members from March 15th ballot.

The Ohio Republican party State Central Committee’s (SCC) attempt to purge Conservative Republicans ran afoul for the second time in as many weeks.

Last night the Marion County Board of Elections announced that Lisa Cooper will remain on the ballot as a viable candidate for the Republican Party State Central Committee District 26 (SCC26).

The Ohio GOP’s purge attempt started three weeks ago, when they voted to endorse themselves for re-election. After a slanderous  outburst and […]

MATT LYNCH FILES TO RUN IN 14th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Former Republican State Representative Matt Lynch today filed his petitions for the 14th Congressional primary to be held on March 15, 2016. Lynch had announced last June that he intended to challenge Republican incumbent Dave Joyce for the seat. “Congressman Joyce is the poster child for what’s wrong with Washington”, Lynch said, “Joyce has consistently voted with the lobbyists and political insiders and every Conservative group has graded him with an F”.

In 2014 Lynch ran […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Common Core, Defund Obamacare, Economy, Elections, Immigration, IRS Intimidation, Medicaid Expansion, Obamacare, US House|Comments Off on MATT LYNCH FILES TO RUN IN 14th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Obamacare Updates: Enrollment, Perverse Incentives, and Governor Kasich

Obamacare’s second annual open enrollment period has been underway for approximately two weeks, but even before it began, the Obama administration downplayed expectations by lowering its projected 2015 enrollment figure by 30%.

The Congressional Budget Office orginally predicted there would be 13 million Obamacare customers in 2015, but that figure has now been lowered to between 9 and 9.9 million when taking into consideration returning customers and new enrollees.

Fox News indicates that the administration is […]

By |December 1st, 2014|All Posts, Defund Obamacare, Medicaid Expansion, News, Ohio Politics, U.S. Politics|Comments Off on Obamacare Updates: Enrollment, Perverse Incentives, and Governor Kasich

Obamacare Cancellations by State

The Liberty Foundation of America released a new short report which details Obamacare cancellations by state.  The report was written by Mary McCleary who also works for Opportunity Ohio.  To read the report, click here:  Obamacare Cancellations Create Headache for Businesses and Policy Holders.

Based on their research, The Liberty Foundation has calculated that at least 5,680,600 plans have been cancelled so far.  The massive amount of cancellations led to Politifact awarding Lie of Year […]

Obamacare Brings Higher Healthcare Costs to Ohio

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 sign up for insurance through the federal exchange – that is if you don’t run into a glitch, there are still lots of unknowns surrounding the Affordable Care Act.  Even though limited information is available […]

By |November 7th, 2013|All Posts, Defund Obamacare, Educational, News, Ohio Politics, Resources, U.S. Politics|Comments Off on Obamacare Brings Higher Healthcare Costs to Ohio

HHS did NOT want consumers to see Obamacare’s real cost

Forbes magazine is reporting that the federal Obamacare website was intentionally designed so that consumers must first enter their personal information BEFORE seeing quotes for coverage. The reason for this was so the site could provide premium subsidy information in advance.

HHS worried that if people saw the cost of Obamacare insurance plans without knowing the subsidy amount, “the underlying cost of Obamacare’s insurance plans would scare people away.”

Read the full story from Forbes at […]

By |October 15th, 2013|Defund Obamacare|1 Comment

The next Obamacare fight in the Senate

After Senator Cruz ended his speech on Wednesday, the Senate had a vote on the question whether to “take up” the House bill presented to them that fully funds the government but defunds Obamacare.

UPDATE TO THIS POST – Lee: GOP has the votes to stop funding Obamacare

All 100 Senators voted in favor of taking up the question of the House bill, including Ted Cruz.
Now that the bill has been agreed to be considered, Majority […]

Fixing “pre-existing conditions” without Obamacare

I have heard legislators and others become stumped again and again when confronted with the objection that by opposing Obamacare, they are heartlessly leaving individuals with pre-existing health problems out in the cold. Another sticky issue with regard to the topic is the “burning house scenario” which relates to individuals who may wait until they get sick before buying insurance.

Here is a way to solve the puzzle of pre-existing conditions in respect to access […]

By |September 26th, 2013|Defund Obamacare|Comments Off on Fixing “pre-existing conditions” without Obamacare

Three ways to honor Ted Cruz’s efforts and make a real difference

If you are stirred by the speech in the U.S. Senate today by Senator Ted Cruz, honor his fight for liberty by pledging to take effective action and make a real difference.

Here are three ways:

(1) Run in the primary to be your neighborhood “precinct committeeman.” You may never have heard of this position, but these people have a HUGE say in determining which candidates ultimately appear on the ballot. If you are sick of […]

By |September 24th, 2013|Defund Obamacare|10 Comments

Graves Bill Passes House with Support from All Ohio Republican Reps

House Republicans were unified today in their support of the Graves which passed  230 -189, one Republican voting against, Rep. Scott Rigell (Va), and two Democrats voting for the bill, Reps. Jim Matheson (Utah) and Mike McIntyre (NC).                         

The bill defunds and delays Obamacare and fully funds the federal government at sequestration levels for one fiscal year.

After the vote, the Republican caucus met […]

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