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  • Police, fire recruits quizzed about sex lives in application

    09/18/2018 1:14:01 PM PDT · by robowombat · 22 replies
    Police One ^ | Sep 15, 2018
    Police, fire recruits quizzed about sex lives in application Local police union president Dan Hils told the Enquirer he doesn't see how questions about lawful, private matters would be relevant CINCINNATI — Police and fire recruits in Cincinnati are being asked about their sexual history as part of an attempt to evaluate character, according to records obtained by The Cincinnati Enquirer. The police and fire application process in Cincinnati includes questions about applicants' most unusual sex acts and how many times they've had sex outdoors. "Have you participated in a sexual act in a public place?" Cincinnati police and fire...
  • GOP Donor Les Wexner Announces Departure From Republican Party After Obama Visit

    09/15/2018 3:38:43 PM PDT · by Innovative · 50 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | Sept. 15, 2018 | Sebastian Murdock
    The L Brands CEO had previously condemned Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville in a speech to employees. Ohio billionaire and longtime Republican donor Les Wexner says he is officially done with the party, and was prompted to leave after former President Barack Obama visited the state. Wexner, the CEO of retail conglomerate L Brands, which owns Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works, announced at a leadership summit in Columbus on Thursday that he “won’t support this nonsense in the Republican Party” anymore, The Columbus Dispatch reported. The announcement, made at a panel discussion, came the same day Obama visited...
  • Report: THIRTEEN Different Deep State FBI Agents Fed Information to ONE LIBERAL REPORTER (VIDEO)

    09/12/2018 8:57:06 AM PDT · by george76 · 40 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 12, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH)...The latest text messages from the anti-Trump officials show how they were feeding anti-Trump articles to the press. The newly released documents obtained by the House Oversight Committee reveal Peter Strzok and Lisa Page were discussing a strategy to leak unverified information to the media in an effort to damage President Trump. ... when Michael Horowitz, the Inspector General, did his investigation he talked about the fact that one reporter had 13 different individuals at the FBI who were feeding him information. So, there was certainly a leak strategy going on. The most troubling aspect of all...
  • Ohio Teacher Suspended After ‘Morality Test’ Goes Awry With Incest, Puppy-Killing Questions

    09/10/2018 5:38:52 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 22 replies
    After an Ohio parent blew the whistle on a morality test given to a high school class, the Hilliard City School District sent the teacher who gave the test to time out. Students were given a 36-question test about various ethical situations in which they were asked to choose what actions were OK and which were not. But the questions, given to a 10th-grade language arts class at Hilliard Bradley High School, crossed a line as far as parent Todd Sandberg was concerned, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Sandberg said the test was graded in a way that it would tell...
  • Steve Phillips: Meet the Mega-Wealthy ‘Marxist-Leninist’ Behind Four Potential Governors in November

    09/08/2018 9:38:48 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 41 replies
    Association of Mature American Citizens ^ | September 7, 2018 | Outside Contributor
    Democratic Party power-player Steve Phillips is behind the rise of four potential far-left governors who have already won their primaries. The San Francisco attorney is a mega-wealthy self-identified student of “Marx, Mao, and Lenin” directing huge resources into socialist and communist-led groups, with the goal of putting his personal far-left proteges into governor’s mansions in Maryland, Georgia, Florida, and Arizona. Phillips and his partners in the highly secretive group Democracy Alliance hope that by electing far-left governors into four currently Republican-led states, the drive to impeach President Donald Trump and destroy his “Make America Great Again” agenda will be accelerated....
  • LIVE: Gunman who killed 3 in downtown Cincinnati building identified (Omar Enrique Perez)

    09/06/2018 2:30:58 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 39 replies
    WLWT-TV ^ | 5:23 PM EDT Sep 6, 2018
    Four people – including the gunman --are dead following what police called an active shooter situation in downtown Cincinnati. It happened around 9 a.m. Thursday at Fifth Third Center on Walnut Street, a 30-story building that's home to regional banker Fifth Third Bancorp and other businesses. Police said the gunman, identified by several law enforcement sources as Omar Enrique Perez, 29, entered the building through a loading dock and made his way to the lobby of the office building. Perez shot five people. Three people were killed by the gunman, officials said, and two others were wounded. Perez was confronted...
  • Ohio State employs 88 diversity-related staffers at a cost of $7.3M annually

    09/06/2018 10:09:54 AM PDT · by george76 · 53 replies
    College Fix ^ | SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 | Derek Draplin
    Ohio State University employs nearly 90 diversity-related administrative employees, which costs taxpayers in the Buckeye State about $7.3 million in salaries and benefits annually,... The 88 administrators receive an estimated $7.3 million in total compensation, which includes $5.38 million in salaries and an estimated $1.89 million in fringe benefits. “To put that administrative expense into perspective, about 750 in-state students could get a full scholarship for tuition and fees if those dollars were directed to student financial aid. Stated differently, it takes the entire tuition dollars from 750 in-state students to pay for those 88 diversicrats,” economics Professor Mark ....
  • Cincinnati bank shooting: 4 dead, including gunman; suspect was 'actively shooting innocent victims'

    09/06/2018 9:03:48 AM PDT · by deport · 24 replies
    ABC ^ | 9-06-2018 | ABC News 11
    CINCINNATI -- Police say four people are dead, including the gunman, in a downtown Cincinnati bank shooting. Two other victims had gunshot wounds. Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said the gunman was "actively shooting innocent victims" and that it was a "horrific" scene. Police Chief Eliot Isaac said the shooter opened fire early Thursday morning at the loading dock of the Fifth Third Bank building. Isaac said the gunman then entered the bank's lobby. He said 3-4 officers engaged with the suspect. It's unclear if the gunman shot himself or was shot by officers.
  • 'Active shooter': Multiple people shot at Fifth Third Downtown Cincinnati

    09/06/2018 6:42:56 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 48 replies
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    Multiple people have been shot in what dispatch called an "active shooter" situation in Downtown Cincinnati at the Fountain Square Fifth Third location.
  • We used ‘big ovens’: Shocking videos expose abortion mills’ disposal of aborted babies

    08/28/2018 1:33:58 PM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies
    Lifesite ^ | 8/28/18 | Calvin Freiburger
    The pro-life group Created Equal is launching a new series of videos Wednesday exposing the grisly reality of abortion from a unique perspective: firsthand accounts from the truck drivers responsible for picking up babies’ remains from abortion facilities. The first of three upcoming videos “exposing the dirty deeds of the abortion industry” presents audio from a former Stericycle driver who took fetal remains from an unspecified abortion center “at least twice a week” from October 2016 to June 2017. Stericycle is a medical waste disposal company that helped dispose of fetal remains for Planned Parenthood, and claimed in 2017 to...
  • President Trump and Stunning First Lady Melania Visit Kids Hospital(TR)

    08/25/2018 10:54:20 AM PDT · by KC_Lion · 21 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 24, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump met with children and staff members at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio Friday. President Trump made the stop before his speech in Columbus Friday night.Melania Trump posted this on Twitter: A great visit to @Nationwidekids today. #BeBest supports this Administration’s continued efforts in battling the opioid crisis&the effects it has on NAS babies. Thank you to the dedicated team of doctors,researchers&caring staff who work hard daily to carrying out this mission.
  • Ohio’s Brown to oppose Trump’s Supreme Court pick

    08/25/2018 3:02:59 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 23 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | August 24, 2018
    Sen. Sherrod Brown said Friday he will oppose the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, making his announcement just days after meeting with the federal appeals court judge. Although Brown’s decision was expected, he took more time in announcing his opposition to Kavanaugh than last year when he said he would vote against Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch just hours after President Donald Trump nominated him to the high court. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is seeking his third term in the U.S. Senate. His November opponent is Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, who left the governor’s race to run for the...
  • Trump and White House are silent amid McCain news

    08/24/2018 6:59:53 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 72 replies
    CNN ^ | August 24, 2018 | Betsy Klein,
    (CNN)When Sen. John McCain's family announced Friday that he was ending medical treatment for aggressive brain cancer, the news shook Capitol Hill and prompted support from his Republican and Democratic colleagues alike. But one prominent voice was missing: President Donald Trump's. The White House press office did not react to the news, and when Trump traveled to Ohio in the evening he did not mention the ailing senator in a nearly hour-long speech to Ohio Republicans, which ran a gamut of topics from the death of Mollie Tibbetts to NFL protests to Kanye West.
  • Trump knocks Dem in Ohio governor's race: He was groomed by 'Pocahontas'

    08/24/2018 6:51:44 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/24/18 | Tal Axelrod
    President Trump went after Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray at a dinner for the state’s Republican Party on Friday evening, linking him to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Trump's comments came while he backed Republican Mike DeWine, a former U.S. senator and currently Ohio’s attorney general, who is running against Cordray in a race that the nonpartisan Cook Political Report rates as a “toss up.” “So Mike [DeWine]’s running against a far-left candidate, and you know he was groomed by Pocahontas. The legendary Pocahontas…He was groomed by Elizabeth Warren. His name is Cordray, and he’s trouble,” Trump said in Columbus,...
  • Democrats not ready to govern, says Trump, citing Tibbetts murder, other immigration-related crime

    08/24/2018 5:41:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 24, 2018 | S.A. Miller & Dave Boyer
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — President Trump said Friday night that Republicans will prevail in the midterm elections because Democrats “are not in a position to govern” with lax immigration policies that he said led to the death of Iowa teenager Mollie Tibbetts and others. Speaking to the Ohio state Republican Party’s annual dinner, Mr. Trump predicted, “This November we are going to win really big.” “Today’s Democrats are not just extreme, they are really not in a position to govern,” he said. “They are just not in a position to govern when you look at what they are for — open...
  • Trump Sets Ambitious Fall Campaign Schedule To Help Republicans–And Himself

    08/23/2018 6:41:34 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 23,2018 | ANDREW MALCOLM
    President Trump has a lot on the line in this fall’s midterm elections. So, he’s decided to turn for help to the man he trusts the most — himself. In the remaining 75 days until ballots are counted, Trump will invest at least 40 of them in campaigning for Republicans in both House and Senate races. He will spend additional time on fundraising for candidates and the party .And you may have noticed, this president is quite comfortable with spur-of-the-moment decisions. So, it’s likely he will add even more campaign days along the way as races and political needs develop....
  • Ohio State suspends Urban Meyer for three games after domestic abuse scandal

    08/22/2018 9:38:49 PM PDT · by VanShuyten · 46 replies
    The Sporting News ^ | 8// | Bill Bender
    Ohio State has suspended football coach Urban Meyer without pay through Sept. 2 and for the team’s first three games of the season. Athletic director Gene Smith will be suspended from Aug. 31 through Sept. 16. The university announced the decision after its board of trustees conducted an executive session at the Longaberger Alumni House on Wednesday to hear the findings from an investigative panel appointed on Aug. 5. The investigation looked into Meyer's knowledge of the domestic violence allegations against former assistant coach Zach Smith, particularly a July 2015 incident, and whether he mishandled the situation. ... Meyer's relationship...
  • Kasich To Skip GOP Dinner In Ohio With Trump

    08/22/2018 2:44:02 PM PDT · by detective · 87 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/22/2018 | Henry Rodgers
    Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich will be skipping a Republican fundraising dinner in Ohio Friday where President Donald Trump will be the headline speaker. Kasich’s spokesman told The Associated Press that the Ohio governor will not attend the event in his home state, but did not elaborate. Kasich and Trump have constantly disagreed with each other dating back to the 2016 Republican presidential primary election.
  • Balderson gains more net votes in two counties in Ohio’s 12th District

    08/22/2018 8:07:28 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 17 replies
    www.newcomerstown-news.com ^ | Aug 21, 2018 | Jessica Wehrman
    WASHINGTON — Republican Troy Balderson further expanded his slim lead after all votes were counted in Delaware and Muskingum counties, and Democrat Danny O’Connor is not close enough yet to force a recount in the hotly contested Aug. 7 special election to finish out the term of Rep. Pat Tiberi. Balderson, a Zanesville Republican who serves in the state Senate, held a narrow lead over the Franklin County recorder on election night, but the seven counties in the 12th Congressional District were still counting provisional and absentee ballots early this week. Two, Delaware and Muskingum, now have certified their final...
  • Trump warnings grow from forgotten Republicans (LOL!)

    08/18/2018 2:08:52 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 119 replies
    CBS News ^ | 08/18/2018
    The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing. Some were forced out, such as Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term Minnesota governor who lost this week's bid for a political comeback. Some, such as the retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker, chose to leave on their own. Others still serve, but with a muted voice. Whether members of Congress, governors or state party leaders, they are struggling to fit into President Donald Trump's Republican Party. The expanding list of marginalized GOP leaders underscores how thoroughly Mr. Trump has dominated — and changed — the Republican Party in the nearly two years since he...