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Note To Mark Fogel: Your Key To Winning OSD-06 Is Explaining Your Plan For “Servant Leadership”

I just made a $25 contribution to the Mark Fogel Campaign, so I’m feeling entitled to start giving Mark advice.

From Mark’s website: “As a young man, my need to serve and desire to fly meant only one thing: going to the Air Force Academy and I was honored to be nominated to attend by Congressman Tony Hall and US Senator John Glenn. At the Academy I learned first-hand what hard work, leadership, and integrity truly mean. Beyond academics, I ran track, was elected a student leader, and became a peer counselor and advocate in the University’s sexual

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His Was The “Fresh, Non-white Face” The Republican Party Wanted — Six Years Later, Peggy Lehner Rejected Him

Republican Niraj Antani — Representative for Ohio House District 42, since 2014. Regardless that Lehner rejected his candidacy for the Ohio Senate, Antani won the Republican nomination and now is the Republican candidate seeking to represent Senate District Six. Mark Fogel is the Democrat seeking election for that same office.

Republican Ohio State Senator, Peggy Lehner represents District 06. She is now 70 (August 5). But I’d bet she is not ready to retire. She is intensely engaged in her work and is very popular with her constituents — but she is term limited. She has served

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My Big Viburnum Bush Is Blooming And Spectacular

Wow. Every year this bush amazes me. Every year it gets bigger and more beautiful. I bought it as a starter plant from Siebenthaler’s, about twenty years ago and planted it in the middle of my backyard. I posted a picture last year and four years ago.

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“We Are All In This Together” — Let’s Use This Insight To Transform Politics And To Build Dynamic Civic Communities

Albert Griggs, Jr., shown here speaking last November 11 at the dedication of the Huber Height Veterans Memorial. Griggs served as chairman of the Huber Heights Military And Veterans Commission (MAVC)

This pandemic has a lot of people saying, “We are all in this together.” Wouldn’t it be great if we had a politics that would make this wonderful notion actually real? I have a plan.

I’ve spent my career designing and analyzing systems and I’m basing my campaign for the Ohio Senate on my commitment to repair and strengthen our system of representative democracy. Everyone knows that

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Fellow Democrats: This Pandemic Is A Wake-Up Call — We Must Offer Leadership That Will Engage An Awakened Citizenry

April 8, 2024 — four years from today — the Miami Valley will be at the heart of a full eclipse of the sun — the first full eclipse in this region in over 100 years.

Greetings. I am Albert Griggs Jr. I’m seeking the Democratic nomination for the Ohio State Senate, District 6. I retired as an Air Force senior civilian leader. In that role, I led organizations that designed and managed complicated systems. My life has been devoted to service. I am seeking election to the Ohio State Senate to continue to serve. I believe I

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