Good, bad news in Ohio’s unemployment rate

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  Commentary, Ohio  /  No Comments

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There was both good and bad news in the latest unemployment numbers for Ohio. The good news is that the unemployment rate fell to 5.6 percent in September. That’s down from 5.7 percent in August.

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Roger and Beth Ailes show Veterans Day should be every day

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

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By Jason Stverak | Watchdog.org
Retired U.S. Army Gen. John M. “Jack” Keane presented Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes and his wife Beth with the lifetime achievement award from the Green Beret Foundation.
The awards recognized Roger and Beth Ailes for their “staunch support of our military and for continuously upholding Green Beret traditions and […]

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What’s next if Ohio ends red light cameras?

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Commentary, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohioans have been struggling with the issue of red light cameras for over a decade, but the debate may soon be over. Senate Bill 342 was passed Wednesday and sent to the House for concurrence, where it is expected to be approved and sent to the governor for his signature.

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COMMENTARY: Obama’s immigration plan may be his only worthy act

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Commentary, Immigration  /  No Comments

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By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org
The New York Times and others are reporting that President Obama will sign an executive order Friday to allow some allow some illegal immigrants to stay and work in the U.S.
In an administration notorious for its incompetence and overreach, the president’s order will be among his few worthy actions.
To say that in […]

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10 times the government stonewalled requests for information

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Commentary, Opinion  /  No Comments

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By Andrew Collins |Watchdog.org
One of the core values of the American experiment is the idea of transparency.
Citizens have a right to know what their government is up to – how tax dollars are being spent, what public servants do while on the job, and why certain decisions are made that affect our communities.
Unfortunately, this ideal of government […]

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Republicans must resist the urge to declare ‘Mission Accomplished’

By   /  November 11, 2014  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

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Now that the dust has settled after the mid-terms elections and Democrats across the country are picking themselves up off the mat, it’s a good time for Republicans to put down the champagne and stop dancing around like they scored a game-winning touchdown.

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