Big Macs, Late Night Movies Readily Available; Health Insurance Is Not

images-1It may be hard for some Americans to wrap their minds around it.  I’m talking about those of us who appreciate the convenience and the myriad of choices available to consumers in a free market economy.  But, in a country where you can buy a Big Mac 24 hours a day and download a movie off Netflix at 2 A.M., you cannot buy health insurance for the next eight months — an odd conundrum  to […]

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When It Comes to Obamacare Social Policy Trumps Health Care & Constitutional Rights

hobbylobby-300x195Obamacare is not as much about health care policy as it is about social policy.  The massive wealth redistribution accomplished through the ACA’s many taxes, fees, fines, subsidies, and tax credits which reward some while punishing others is just one example of this point.  Another example is the requirement for businesses to offer contraception and abortion-inducing drugs through employer sponsored health insurance plans regardless of the religious beliefs of the employer. The Weekly Standard reveals […]

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Bring Your Legislator To Class Day

Bring-your-legislator-to-class-dayCOMMON CORE FORUM Bring Your Legislator to Class Day Common Core 101 Wednesday – APRIL 9th – 6:00 to 9:00 pm Capitol Theatre – 77 S. High Street - Directions  Common Core is a fundamental change in education for every child in Ohio, yet it was never put through the legislative process. Why are legislators refusing […]

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FreedomWorks Endorses Matt Lynch over Republican Incumbent Dave Joyce

endorsementThe room was full of northeast Ohio tea party members when Adam Brandon, Executive Director of FreedomWorks for America, announced the endorsement of Matt Lynch for U.S. Congress in Ohio’s 14th district.  Lynch will face-off against incumbent Republican Representative Dave Joyce in the May 6th primary. Supporters cheered and waved signs when the endorsement was announced making it clear that Matt Lynch has considerable grassroots backing which, if translated into a strong ground game, may mean […]

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Inequality Debate Needs Better Focus

imagesby Jack Painter As the 2014 election approaches, President Obama is trying to shift the discussion from the Affordable Care Act to inequality of income. The problem is that much of the debate is focused on the wrong things. Inequality is inevitable in a free enterprise system because people have different talents, ambitions and work ethics. What should we do about that? If I choose to work 40 hours a week and you choose to […]

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