November 2014 First Capital Tea Party Meeting

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The November 2014 meeting will be held on November 17th, 2014, 7:00 pm, at the Sunroom@The Brick, 113 E. High Street, Frankfort, OH, 45628. Our guest speaker for the evening will be David H. Garrison, J.D., from the Ohio Christian University.

You may read more about David here: http://www.ohiochristian.edu/faith-liberty/david-garrison

As Ohio Medicaid Expands, Services for Our Most Vulnerable Citizens Put at Risk

Pop Medicaid ExpansionJason Hart of Watchdog.org keeps up his important coverage of Obamacare Medicaid expansion. He reports Ohio Medicaid’s September case load report shows that expansion enrollment has reached 401,307 – far outpacing the Kasich administration’s low-ball projections of 366,000 by July 2015. What does that mean in dollars in cents?  Ohio’s Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee, which has been charged with the task of “bending the cost curve down” on Medicaid, put out estimates of costs per […]

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Kasich Struggles with Conflicting Positions and Images

th-1Governor Kasich got himself into a little hot water over comments he made about Obamacare and Medicaid expansion to the AP. Kasich told the AP that he did not think repeal was going to happen because “political or ideological” opposition does not “hold water” against “real improvements in peoples’ lives.” The AP thought Kasich meant opposition to Obamacare would not “hold water,” but Kasich’s staff claims the Governor meant opposition to Obamacare Medicaid expansion. The […]

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71% of Obamacare Enrollment is Medicaid expansion

thThe numbers aren’t looking good for Obamacare. The Daily Signal reviewed the enrollment figures for the first half of 2014 and found that while 8,538,237 more people have health insurance since Obamacare went live, 71% of that growth in coverage was from Medicaid expansion. Here is the breakdown of the numbers: 6,254,564 people purchased an individual market insurance plan either through the Obamacare exchanges or the private market. But the growth in the individual market […]

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Gun Owners from 18 States Join Buckeye Firearms Association’s New Membership Program

Buckeye Firearms AssociationFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2014 COLUMBUS, OH – Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) has announced a new membership program to help grow resources and further its mission to advocate for Second Amendment rights. Just days old, this program has already attracted well over 500 members from Ohio and 17 other states, including Alaska, California, Florida, and Texas. The Association expects to have over 1,000 members by the end of the month and will push to […]

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Justices French and Kennedy Rule for Top Donors Over 88 Percent of the Time

1851Justice French ruled for Constitutionally Limited Government in Zero of Eight Critical Cases, Justice Kennedy in Five of Eight Columbus, OH – The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today shared research previously prepared for various citizen groups demonstrating that (1) Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French ruled for constitutionally limited government on zero of the eight critical occasions examined, while Justice Sharon Kennedy has ruled so on five of those eight occasions; and (2) Justice […]

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Having Taken Control of Primary & Secondary Education, Feds Working to Control Preschool Too

Unknown-5The American Principles Project (APP) tells us about the latest federal education grant, the Preschool Development Grant, which may do for preschool what Race to the Top (RTT) did for primary and secondary education — Common Core-ize it. Like RTT, the Preschool Development Grant is a competitive grant program which awards points for various criteria. RTT awarded points for adopting “college and career ready” education standards.  APP explains the Preschool Development Grant awards points for, “‘the […]

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Campaign For Liberty Launching Ohio Chapter

th-2The Campaign for Liberty is opening a chapter in Ohio in the Columbus area. The group will hold monthly meetings, the first being: Wed. Nov. 12th – See Facebook page. 6 PM – 8 PM Rusty Bucket 7800 Olentangy River Road Worthington, OH 43235 In addition, the group will hold a one-day activist class: Westerville, OH Political Leadership School – Go HERE to register. Saturday, Ocotober 25th 9 AM – 5 PM Fairfield Inn & Suites […]

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News From Matt Lynch: Important Info. about Ebola & Travel Ban Petition

n3fp_LynchHeadersDear Friends, For the past week I have been inquiring with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) about our Ebola preparedness. Tonight my questions were answered and you need to know what is going on.  At 8 pm tonight I was on a conference call with Governor Kasich and the Ohio Department of Health.  Here is what I know about Ebola in Ohio. Beginning this past July the Governor and his staff began planning and […]

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Judicial Watch Claim: Obama considering plan to bring non-US Ebola victims to US for treatment

th-1Today the Drudge Report linked to a story by Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner.  Bedard reports that Judicial Watch, a public watchdog group, claims President Obama is “actively formulating plans” to bring non-Americans with Ebola to the United States for treatment. Bedard provides the following quotes from Judicial Watch: 
“Specifically, the goal of the administration is to bring Ebola patients into the United States for treatment within the first days of diagnosis.” “The plans include […]

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