Supreme Court Argument Wednesday: Can Ohioans Stop “JobsOhio” in Court?

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 to force state government to comply with the Ohio constitution’s spending, indebtedness, cronyism, and corporate welfare constraints.

The 1851 Center asserts that if Ohio’s high court gives a pass to lower court rulings that Progress Ohio […]

Tax Dollar Saving Ohio Bill to Require Single License Plate Moves to House Floor for Vote

A bill that would get rid of the front plate requirement, HB 133, was passed (11-2) by the Ohio House Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee last Tuesday, and moves to the full house floor for a vote. It looks like it will be scheduled for early this week (July 8 – 12).

Please contact members of the Ohio House of Representatives and ask them to vote YES on H.B. 133.  Locate your statehouse Rep […]

Will You Be Voting on Tuesday?

On May 7th, many school districts in Ohio have operating levy or bond issues on the ballot. I recently spent some time studying data compiled by the conservative think tank Opportunity Ohio relating to salaries, enrollment, and expenditures for some of the school districts near where I live.

Here are a few things I learned (follow the source links to find the numbers in your area).

In nearly every case I reviewed locally, from 2001 through […]

Number Working in Ohio Now Below 1999 Levels

Surely you heard self congratulatory speeches from Ohio’s political leaders patting themselves on the back for doing such a great job improving Ohio’s economy and job situation? Would it surprise you to learn that the number of people working in Ohio is now less than 1999 levels? See the chart linked below from Opportunity Ohio.

Ohio’s working age population has been increasing since 1999.

However, the number of Ohioans actually working is currently below 1999 levels.

The […]

Ohio kids asked to ticket their parents for “unsafe” driving behavior

by Wendy Sizemore, Pickaway County 912 Project Liberty Group

The National Safety Council in partnership with an organization they created, the Ohio Teen Safe Driving Coalition (OTSDC), launched a pilot program for middle school kids to ticket their parents for “unsafe” driving behaviors.  SADD and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, as members of OTSDC, were the vehicles for getting the program into three Ohio schools.  Students were asked not only to ticket their parents for […]

By |February 24th, 2013|All Posts, Educational, Misc|8 Comments

Merry Christmas

May you and yours have a very Merry Christmas and a relaxing and restful holiday season!  Thank you for all your efforts on behalf of your community, our state and our nation. Many of your family and friends, whom you will be with during the holidays, will have no idea about how hard you have worked and how much you have given to protect their individual freedom and Liberty. But I, and all of […]

By |December 24th, 2012|Misc|0 Comments

Your donations enable OLC to continue the fight for liberty

During the holiday season, we all give to individuals and organizations we care about. We know that many  of you care about the Ohio Liberty Coalition, which has provided leadership, training and analysis for liberty groups all over Ohio and far beyond in the past year. Our weekly newsletter is now delivered to more than 15,000 people each week. Our website set record after record for visits this year and now is one of […]

By |December 19th, 2012|All Posts, Misc|0 Comments

Progressive talk show host wishes for “tea bag bastards” heads to be “lopped off”

Toledo, Ohio native and progressive radio talk show host, Mike Malloy, recently wished for the heads of “tea bag bastards” to be “lopped off” on his November 26 airing of his radio show, the Mike Malloy Show.  He said the following:
…these Tea Bag bastards who by the way, I just wish they would all just go away – or, like in Passover, I just wish there was an angel of the Lord that would […]

By |November 30th, 2012|All Posts, Misc, Video|4 Comments

Thanksgiving message from Tom Z

On this very special holiday, I am writing to tell each of you how thankful I am for your commitment to the cause of liberty and for your defense of our great nation. As I reflect on recent events, I see many disappointments and many things we hope to change in the future, but I am never-the-less thankful to still live in the greatest nation ever created.  I am thankful that we are all […]

By |November 22nd, 2012|Misc|0 Comments

OLC presents raffle proceeds to 1851 Center, director indicates how funds will be used

On Tuesday, October 15, Ohio Liberty Coalition Vice President, Jason Mihalick, presented a check for  $3,875.54, to the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law. Mihalick met personally with the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law Executive Director, Maurice Thompson, at the Columbus office of the 1851 Center to proudly award the funds (see picture at the end of this article). The amount of the check is the result of 50% of the profits from the “Bitter […]

By |October 17th, 2012|All Posts, Misc|1 Comment
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