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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Over 185 Voter Registration Challenges Upheld In Hamilton County

June 20, 2014

For Immediate Release

On June 3, 2014, the Hamilton County Board of Elections (BOE) unanimously voted to approve the challenge of 50 voters who are registered at destroyed buildings.  These challenges are a part of a year long study by the Ohio Voter Integrity Project (Ohio VIP) to identify people registered at demolished properties based on lists provided by the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Port Authority.

To date, approximately 200 voter challenges […]

Medicaid Expansion Enrollment Figures On Track to Outpace Kasich’s Estimate

A June 11th report from Gongwer News Service outlines the latest enrollment figures from the Department of Medicaid for Kasich’s implementation of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion.

243,230 Ohioans enrolled in Medicaid as of the end of May, just five months from the start date of the program.  36,000 applications remain pending approval.

During the Medicaid expansion debate, the Kasich administration told Ohioans that 366,000 people would enroll in Medicaid expansion by end of June 2015.  So just […]

Kasich Talks the Talk and Walks the Walk with the Taxpayer’s Dime

Governor Kasich spoke about his economic vision for Ohio at a bill signing ceremony at the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.  Kasich had just put his signature to the mid-term budget bill, the hallmark of which was a package of tax cuts – increasing the earned income tax credit for low-income Ohioans from 5 to 10 percent and accelerating by one year the state income tax cut from 9 to 10 percent.

Media Trackers does an excellent […]

Tea Party Elected to Lead Warren County GOP

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the tea party has taken control of the Warren County Republican Party winning 12 leadership spots at the June 10th re-organizational meeting.  An “alliance” between conservatives and tea party members made way for the takeover.

Five tea party candidates won leadership positions including the party’s new chairman, Ray Warrick.  Another seven tea party members were elected to the executive, central, and at-large committees.

The Enquirer points out that Warren County is […]

IRS Claims of Lost Lois Lerner Emails Not Credible

For Immediate Release:  Friday June 13, 2014

Kent, OH – Tom Zawistowski, Executive Director of the Portage County TEA Party and Past President of the Ohio Liberty Coalition, said tonight that he does not accept the administration’s claims that two years of emails by Lois Lerner are lost.  Zawistowski, who was one of the first to stand up to the IRS targeting in 2012 said, “I have been a CEO of a technology company for 26 […]


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