Category Archives: Ohio State

Josh Mandel Launches U.S. Senate Campaign to Shake Up Washington

COLUMBUS – Josh Mandel launched his campaign for U.S. Senate today with a pledge to continue the historic national movement underway to shake up Washington. Mandel’s Pearl Harbor Day launch coincides with the 75th Anniversary of the December 7, 1941, attacks on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, that led to the U.S. involvement in World War II. Mandel officially announced his candidacy through an online video to supporters, which included a promise that he will be First to Fight to empower the American people. Click Here to View Josh Mandel’s U.S. Senate Campaign Launch Video – “First to Fight” and read the full script, excerpts of which are included below: Continue reading

New leadership will restore integrity to the Ohio Republican Party

timkinAKRON – Tom Zawistowski, President of the We the People Convention, today announced his organization’s support of Jane Timken’s intention to replace embattled Ohio Republican Party State Chairman Matt Borges who is up for re-election in January of 2017.

In a strongly worded letter sent today (copied below) to Ohio Republican State Central Committee members, Timken said; “Several members of the committee have shared with me their serious concerns about the leadership of our party. The relationship between the ORP and the President-elect’s campaign was very publicly divisive. Last week I spoke with President-elect Trump and he agrees that it is time for a leadership change at the ORP.” Continue reading

Committee requests Ohio Sec of State recognize Libertarian Party

liberterianpartylogoCOLUMBUS—December 2, 2016—The five-person committee that filed petitions to place the Libertarian presidential ticket of Gary Johnson and William Weld on the November ballot in Ohio filed paperwork with the office of Secretary of State Jon Husted claiming party status and ballot access for the next four years.

The five committee members, all currently members of the LPO’s Central Committee, are requesting identification of the party as “Libertarian” and an immediate response to allow the party to place candidates on the Ohio primary ballot in 2017 in those jurisdictions in which odd-year elections are partisan. Continue reading

Trump campaign dumps Ohio GOP Chairman Borges

trump_borges_firedOver the weekend,  the Trump campaign Ohio State director, Robert Paduchik, notified Ohio GOP State Central Committee members that the Trump campaign had enough of Chairman Borges’s duplicity and are cutting off its relationship with him. CLICK HERE

This order came directly from Trump after months of not only lackluster support from the Ohio GOP, but at times seeming to sabotage of the Trump campaign by the Chairman of Ohio’s Republican Party, Matt Borges.

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Don’t allow friendships / relationship to be destroyed

wedgeDo NOT allow this election to drive a wedge between us.  I recently received a message from a person who’ve I’ve worked with, and I was deeply hurt by the language and content regarding my character , because I’m supporting Trump.  This person would proudly identify themselves as a NeverTrumper,

In the past,  I’ve warned groups and leaders to not allow this election to drive a wedge into relationships.  If we survive,  we’ll need to work together in the future. Both parties sit back quietly and applaud when they see us fight among each other, and break off our relationships.  Lets not destroy these relationships over something we have no control over.

This was my response to this active conservative: Continue reading

Marion GOP Chair Matthews fired from $104k state job for doing party business while at work

johnmathews_1Marion County GOP Chairman John Matthews was fired from his state job late Thursday following the release of  an Investigation report from Ohio’s “Office of the Inspector General”.

On December 1, 2015, the Office of the Ohio Inspector General received an anonymous complaint alleging that Industrial Commission of Ohio (ICO) Director of Claims Support John Matthews “… spends his workday sleeping and fundraising for the Kasich campaign.” On December 11, 2015, the Office of the Ohio Inspector General forwarded this allegation to the ICO for an administrative review. Continue reading

Back to Basics – Separation of Church and State: Myths, Fallacies and Fantasies

BacktoBasicsBack to Basics Chairman Bob Densic announced that the group has formed a three session class titled; “Separation of Church and State:  Myths, Fallacies and Fantasies”

Mr. Densic says the three sessions will examine the history and original intent of the phrase “Separation of Church and State”, as well as tour through history to see how this simple principle has been turned and twisted to be the antithesis of its origin.

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