71% of Obamacare Enrollment is Medicaid expansion

The numbers aren’t looking good for Obamacare. The Daily Signal reviewed the enrollment figures for the first half of 2014 and found that while 8,538,237 more people have health insurance since Obamacare went live, 71% of that growth in coverage was from Medicaid expansion.

Here is the breakdown of the numbers:

6,254,564 people purchased an individual market insurance plan either through the Obamacare exchanges or the private market.

But the growth in the individual market was offset […]

Justices French and Kennedy Rule for Top Donors Over 88 Percent of the Time

Justice French ruled for Constitutionally Limited Government in Zero of Eight Critical Cases, Justice Kennedy in Five of Eight
Columbus, OH – The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today shared research previously prepared for various citizen groups demonstrating that (1) Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French ruled for constitutionally limited government on zero of the eight critical occasions examined, while Justice Sharon Kennedy has ruled so on five of those eight occasions; and (2) Justice […]

Having Taken Control of Primary & Secondary Education, Feds Working to Control Preschool Too

The American Principles Project (APP) tells us about the latest federal education grant, the Preschool Development Grant, which may do for preschool what Race to the Top (RTT) did for primary and secondary education — Common Core-ize it. Like RTT, the Preschool Development Grant is a competitive grant program which awards points for various criteria. RTT awarded points for adopting “college and career ready” education standards.  APP explains the Preschool Development Grant awards points for,
“‘the […]

Judicial Watch Claim: Obama considering plan to bring non-US Ebola victims to US for treatment

Today the Drudge Report linked to a story by Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner.  Bedard reports that Judicial Watch, a public watchdog group, claims President Obama is “actively formulating plans” to bring non-Americans with Ebola to the United States for treatment.

Bedard provides the following quotes from Judicial Watch:

“Specifically, the goal of the administration is to bring Ebola patients into the United States for treatment within the first days of diagnosis.”

“The plans include special waivers […]

Student-led Repeal Common Core Rally in Westerville

Students from Westerville North High School have organized a rally to repeal the Common Core State Standards.
Student-led Repeal Common Core Rally
Saturday October 18th, 12 PM – 2 PM
American Legion
393 East College Avenue
Westerville, Ohio
The rally notice reads as follows:

“Students from Westerville North High School have organized a rally to repeal the Common Core State Standards. Please make time to come out to the rally this weekend and support our local students!

Speakers will include both conservative […]

Northeast Ohio Congressional Candidates Give Their Positions on Obamacare

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has prepared a voter guide for Northeast Ohio, and in doing so, asked a question we are all curious about: where do congressional candidates stand on the straight repeal of Obamacare.

The Plain Dealer provides the congressional candidates’ unedited responses in its article as well as a link to the Cleveland Plain Dealers’ Northeast Ohio voter guide.

Question:
“Do you favor or oppose a straight repeal of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), […]

Voter Guides for November 4th General Election

Here is a list of voter guides which you may find helpful as you prepare to vote in the November 4th general election. This list is by no means complete for the entire state.  If you know of other guides, please comment below.

Statewide Guides
Ohio Citizens PAC
Buckeye Firearms Association
Ohio Christian Alliance
Ohio Right to Life
The New American Freedom Index
Ohio Supreme Court Voter Information
State Board of Education Candidates Who Support Repeal of Common Core
Hamilton County
Hamilton County Liberty […]

Common Core Protestors In Lorain County Get Their Message Across to Kasich

Common Core opponents are making some noise and getting noticed – so much so that Governor Kasich felt compelled to address his position on Common Core at a campaign stop in Lorain County.

The Toledo Blade reports that Governor Kasich noticed “a handful of sign-carrying protestors outside the windows” and responded as follows,
“The high standards that have been set were set by experts across the country, not in Washington.”

“These are people who understand educational standards, […]

Ohioans for Workplace Freedom: Volunteers Needed for Election Day Signature Collection

Election Day, November 4th, provides an excellent opportunity for Right to Work advocates to collect signatures for Ohioans for Workplace Freedom.

Please contact your fellow petition gatherers to determine optimal polling places in your county or a nearby county.  If you need help choosing a polling place in your area, contact Lisa Cooper using the form below.

When choosing a polling location for signature collection, look for polling places which cover several precincts.  This will ensure a […]

Local Control of Schools Not Possible Without Independent-minded School Board Members

The education establishment is battening up the hatches to quell Common Core repeal.

The Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA), the Ohio Association of School Board Officials (OASBO), and the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA) sent a notice to members informing them of the October 14th hearing on the Common Core repeal bill HB 597. See notice HERE.

The notice is written under the assumption that its recipients – school board members and school administrators – […]

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