How Appropriate: Mike Turner Is Offering His Constituents A Free Copy Of The United States Constitution

Congressman Mike Turner — Constitutional expert!

Wow. Congressman Mike Turner wants to send you a copy of the U.S. Constitution. His website has this notice:

 

The office of Congressman Mike Turner would be happy to send you a complimentary, pocket-sized copy of the U.S. Constitution. For more information please contact me at:

Congressman Mike Turner Attn: Pocket Constitution 2239 Rayburn Building Washington, DC 20515

Additional information may also be obtained by contacting my Washington office: Phone: 202-225-6465

 

Turner promised to uphold and defend the U. S. Constitution, yet he is

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The New MCDP Constitution Sets Forth Big Pro-Democracy Goals For The Democratic Party County Organization

Glad to see that the MCDP Constitution approved last year at the June MCDP Reorganization Meeting has, at last, been posted on the MCDP website. It’s great that Kurt Hatcher, the new MCDP Executive Director, is bringing the website up-to-date.

The signing of the United States Constitution at Independence Hall in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787.

The new MCDP Constitution sets forth some big pro-democracy goals for the Democratic Party county organization:

The new preamble says that the MCDP should seek to be “a strong party organization that empowers representative democracy within our party and throughout the county.”

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The In-Depth Discussions And Planning That The Central Committee Of The MCDP Should Have

This is a draft of a note I intend on sending to some members of the MCDP Central Committee

Mark Owens, Chairman of the Montgomery County Democratic Party and Clerk of Courts

I’m looking forward to working together with you this year as a fellow member of the Montgomery County Democratic Party Central Committee. I know you agree with me that we need to insist that the Central Committee become a legitimate legislative group, not the rubber stamp that it is famous for being.

If we are to be effective Central Committee members, we need to be well-informed.

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Will The MCDP Learn From The Winburn / Harris Contest And Choose The Strongest Candidate — Not The Strongest Insider?

Victor Harris with Governor Ted Strickland at MLK Day in Dayton, 2008.

In 2008, Democrats controlled two Montgomery County House Districts, OHD-39 and OHD-40. After redistricting in 2012, OHD-40 became OHD-43, with lots of Republicans added from Prebble County. The Democrats retained two districts for one more House term. But in 2014, incumbent Roland Winburn lost in a rough race with Republican, Jeff Rezabek.

Winburn was first elected to the Ohio House in 2008 and at the time, he got the job because he was the choice of the MCDP insiders. If there had been an even playing

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Following The January MCDP Meeting — Suggestions for Kurt Hatcher, New MCDP Executive Director

The new MCDP Executive Director, Kurt Hatcher

Mark Owens, MCDP Chairperson, has named Kurt Hatcher to be the new MCDP Executive Director. This is a paid position, but is not full time. Kurt is replacing Sarah Greathouse. Kurt was the campaign manager for Scott Dickerson in the OHD-42 contest that re-elected Republican Niraj Antani.

Kurt —

Congratulations for being named as Executive Director for the MCDP. I am pulling for you to a successful director. As a member of the Central Committee who is concerned about the disorder of the January 17 Central Committee meeting, I am requesting

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