Monthly Archives: June 2009

When We Reject The Gods Of Our Childish Imaginations, What Remains?

I wrote here that this weekend is my 40th college reunion at Asbury College. My college president, Dr. Dennis Kinlaw, is now 86 years old and is still writing books. As a 17 year old, when I first met Dr. … Continue reading

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Ohio Election Commission Sets Probable Cause Hearing Concerning My Kettering School Levy Complaint

I received notice today that The Ohio Elections Commission has scheduled a “Notice Of Probable Cause Hearing” dealing with my complaint (See PDF) concerning Kettering’s levy campaign (Case No. 2009E-009). I write about my complaint here. The hearing is set … Continue reading

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Local School Board Races Offer Grassroot Activist Opportunity — Grassroots Dayton Makes Plans

Over a year ago I finished a long analysis of Grassroots Dayton by mumbling “I want to suggest some workable answers to that question in future posts.” The question, I deferred answering, is how do we accomplish our purpose — … Continue reading

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Ohio’s New Budget Will Hurt The Poor, $500 Million Needed, Report Criticizes Ohio’s 2005 Tax Cuts

The Center for Community Solutions’ publication, State Budgeting Matters, in its June issue is reporting that in order to balance Ohio’s new 2010-2011 budget, that over $500 million is needed. The report centers on proposed cuts to the Department of … Continue reading

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Love Is A Song That Never Ends

My nephew David made this impressive sand castle this past week — spent most of a day working on it to the delight of his nephews and nieces. I’ve going to post all of my photos on Flickr, if I … Continue reading

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My Complaint To Ohio’s Election Commission: The Word “Absolutely” Means “Without Exception”

I’m convinced that comments made during Kettering’s 6.9 mill renewal levy, that passed on May 5, violated Ohio’s Revised Code. I’ve given myself a week to think about whether I should proceed with making a formal complaint to the Ohio … Continue reading

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