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  • New LGBTQ school, a first of its kind in the country, breaking barriers in Cleveland

    01/16/2021 3:14:05 AM PST · by EBH · 57 replies
    News 5 Cleveland ABC ^ | 01/1502021 | Caroline Sweeney
    CLEVELAND — A new School of One, run by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, is focused on creating a space for students who identify as LGBTQ+. During the pandemic, classes are online, but once hybrid learning is available, leaders at the school hope to have some students at the LGBT Community Center on Detroit. CMSD says it is the first of its kind in the country. "It blows my mind. I didn't honestly think it was going to be this easy," said DaJon Battle, a program administrator with the district. Battle, who identifies as Queer, said representation in schools is...
  • Jim Jordan Calls for House GOP Vote to Remove Liz Cheney as Conference Chair

    01/13/2021 1:57:29 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Jan 2021 | Sean Moran
    Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), the House Freedom Caucus chair and Judiciary Committee ranking member, called Wednesday for House Republicans to hold a vote to remove Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as the House Republican Conference chair. “We ought to have a second vote,” Jordan said. Jordan joins a rising movement of Republicans calling to oust Cheney as the third-ranking Republican in the House for calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached.
  • President Donald J. Trump to Award the Medal of Freedom to Jim Jordan

    01/12/2021 8:50:45 PM PST · by ransomnote · 7 replies
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | January 11, 2021 | White House
    Today, President Donald J. Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Jim Jordan. This prestigious award is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, which is awarded by the President to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. In 1994, Jordan was elected to the Ohio State House of Representatives and 8 years later to the State Senate. For the past 14 years, he has served the people of Ohio’s 4th district. In 2007, Jordan was appointed...
  • Trump awards Rep. Jim Jordan the Medal of Freedom, credits his defense during impeachment

    01/11/2021 11:26:33 AM PST · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 19 mins ago 1/11/21 | Alex Pappas
    President Trump on Monday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rep. Jim Jordan, the Republican from Ohio who has served as a high-profile congressional defender of the Trump throughout his presidency. A statement from the White House credited Jordan with his efforts to fight back against the Democratic-led impeachment effort against President Trump last year that ended without a conviction in the Senate. "At the beginning of last year, Jordan was named ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee and led the effort to confront the impeachment witch hunt," the White House said. "He is an inspiration to freedom-loving...
  • TRUMP SUPPORTER PISSES OFF NEIGHBORS With Yard Signs

    01/11/2021 4:05:49 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 33 replies
    TMZ ^ | Jan 10, 2021
    President Trump's call for unity after the failed coup hasn't found its way to the suburbs just yet ... this Ohio homeowner missed the memo, and he's got a new way to irk neighbors. Check out these yard signs sitting outside a home in a Cleveland suburb ... we're told the signage went up Thursday in response to the deadly siege on the Capitol. The brainchild behind the signs is taking applications for new friends, with some very specific criteria ... and he could use spelling lessons after trying to call out what he sees as hypocrisy from folks who...
  • GOP Rep. Steve Stivers Says ‘Wouldn’t Oppose’ Removing Trump Under 25th Amendment

    01/09/2021 8:51:05 AM PST · by knighthawk · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 08 2021 | Joshua Caplan
    Friday during an interview with Spectrum News, Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) hinted that he would not oppose if Vice President Pence and President Donald Trump’s Cabinet used the the 25th Amendment to remove the president.
  • Ryan Day Says Buckeyes Will Have “Plenty Of Players” On Monday (Alabama, Ohio State Football Championship Game)

    Happy Friday, everyone. The only problem with being in the national championship is having to wait through the weekend for a Monday night game. Alas, we push through. It sounds like the game will go on, and that’s a good thing. Ohio State coach Ryan Day said Thursday that his team is on track to play in the College Football Playoff National Championship against No. 1 Alabama on Monday, despite ongoing coronavirus issues.In his first comments since reports earlier in the week that there were discussions about possibly delaying the game, Day said the Buckeyes would have “plenty of players”...
  • JIM JORDAN Blasts Democrats: “Four years and forty million dollars on the Russian hoax, but we can’t look into an election that 60 million Americans think was stolen!?”[Video]

    01/06/2021 6:26:47 AM PST · by george76 · 26 replies
    100% Fed Up ^ | Jan 5, 2021
    Staunch Trump ally, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), put his name on the list of objectors to the electors from 6 contested states early in the process. Today, Jordan stood in front of fellow members of Congress and asked, “For nine weeks, Democrats have been afraid to have a real debate on election integrity. Why?” Jordan also reminded them that “60 million Americans think the [November] election was stolen.” He continued, “Four years and forty million dollars on the Russian hoax, but we can’t look into an election that 60 million Americans think was stolen!?” Jordan explained that they’ve asked multiple...
  • Response from Rob Portman

    01/04/2021 10:59:42 AM PST · by SMARTY · 46 replies
    Jan. 4, 2021 | Self
    I got this response from Rob Portman. I had e mailed him to askhim to support the President: Dear xxxxx (my name) Thank you for contacting me regarding the 2020 Presidential Election. It is good to hear from you and I appreciate the opportunity to engage with you. The U.S. presidential election was held on November 3, 2020. With historic turnout across the board, it is clear that the American people were fully engaged in this election. The strong turnout for both candidates and both parties is a healthy sign for our democracy. Along with more than 71 million Americans,...
  • Debate on Ohio Electoral Vote Objection (2005 - Nancy Pelosi supporting electoral debate)

    01/02/2021 7:30:17 PM PST · by bitt · 11 replies
    www.c-span.org ^ | JANUARY 6, 2005 | c-span
    She speaks at the 32:55 mark
  • Ohio State emphatically proves it belongs with 49-28 blowout of Clemson in Sugar Bowl playoff semifinal

    01/02/2021 5:11:30 AM PST · by grayboots · 137 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | 1/2/2021 | Nathan Baird
    Ohio State football proved it belonged, and will now attempt to show it stands alone. The Buckeyes entered Friday’s Sugar Bowl against Clemson in search of a championship identity it had not yet seen on the field in 2020. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney questioned whether Ohio State should be allowed in the College Football Playoff after playing only six games. What had the obviously talented Buckeyes actually shown? Ohio State, and the rest of college football, now have evidence of that elusive, theoretical peak performance. Justin Fields played with explosive efficiency that, with a few notable exceptions, has been the...
  • Man beaten with hard iced tea after saying n-word to gas station customer

    12/29/2020 7:39:06 AM PST · by lowbridge · 108 replies
    nypost.com ^ | December 28, 2020 | Jesse O’Neill
    A wild viral video shows a white man being smacked in the face with a can of Twisted Tea at an Ohio gas station after he repeatedly calls a black customer the n-word. The clip begins with the belligerent customer spewing profanity at the other man behind him in line, threatening to perform a sexual act on his mother and hurling the racist slur seven times. After 45 seconds of standing his ground, the man being berated smacks the loudmouth in the face with the large can of the alcoholic iced tea that he’s holding. The fight continues on the...
  • The Cargill salt mine: an other world under Lake Erie

    12/26/2020 7:28:23 AM PST · by texas booster · 92 replies
    Down, down, down. In three minutes, the skip drops nearly 1,700 feet below Cleveland. Then the giant metal door swings open, and you’re deposited in an other-world, with walls, ceiling and floor made of salt. Dirty brown salt at the Cargill mine’s entrance, where the rock has absorbed diesel fumes and dust for more than 60 years. Pristine white, with glimmering flecks, at the mine’s far reaches, 3 miles north, under Lake Erie. “I look out at the water, and it’s like, man, we’re under that!” said Cargill employee Cachet Hilton, 45. Every day, the 5-mile wide mine gets a...
  • Police: Explosive detection teams called to check RV outside Federal Building in Cincinnati

    12/25/2020 3:46:22 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 85 replies
    WLWT-5 ^ | December 25 | Staff
    CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Police Department has blocked off several streets downtown after an RV with its engine running was reported to authorities. Police officers are at the scene near the Federal Building on 6th Street to investigate after the RV was reported to them by security.
  • Make Americans Free Again, Ohio Stands Up!, the New Mexico Freedoms Alliance, and New Mexico Stands Up Partner to Fight Tyranny

    12/22/2020 7:33:07 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 7 replies
    Make America Free Again ^ | December 22, 2020 | Thomas Renz
    It is a true honor and privilege to announce that Make Americans Free Again, Ohio Stands Up!, New Mexico Stands Up! and the New Mexico Freedom Alliance are partnering in the fight against tyranny. Today the legal team representing the Ohio Stands Up! lawsuit against the State of Ohio, along with Attorneys N. Ana Garner and Jonathan Diener from New Mexico will be filing a major action in the state of New Mexico to free New Mexicans from the tyrannical overreaction to a disease that has been shown to have a 99.9%+ recovery rate. This exciting news is made better...
  • Ohio Sees Spike in Drug Overdose Deaths as Pandemic Rages

    12/22/2020 3:42:26 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 25 replies
    The Ohio Star ^ | December 22, 2020 | Jordyn Pair
    Nineteen counties in Ohio have exceeded or equaled records for the most overdoses in a year as the nation continues to see a spike in drug overdoses during the coronavirus pandemic. Harm Reduction Ohio, a drug policy advocacy group which says it is the largest distributor of naloxone in the state, says the biggest increases in death caused by overdoses have occurred in central and east Ohio. There have been more than 3,700 overdose deaths in the state, a number likely to rise by the end of the year, Harm Reduction Ohio said. May saw a record-breaking 557 deaths. The...
  • Elizabeth Banks: Stand Your Ground Laws are Wrong, Killing Babies in Abortions is Right

    12/21/2020 6:22:42 PM PST · by xomething · 25 replies
    lifenews ^ | 12/21/2020 | Micaiah Bilger
    Elizabeth Banks, an actress heavily invested in the pro-abortion movement, criticized an Ohio self defense bill Friday because it could endanger innocent children. The Daily Wire reports Banks (“Hunger Games,” “Pitch Perfect”) said “Stand Your Ground” laws do not help anybody and put children and pets at risk. “Stand Your Ground is BS,” she wrote on Twitter, reacting to an Ohio bill that would allow people to shoot in self-defense even if they do not attempt to retreat first. Banks shared a personal experience to warn people about how dangerous such legislation could be. As a child, she said she...
  • ATF agent accuses Columbus police officers of excessive force

    12/21/2020 2:24:26 PM PST · by farming pharmer · 57 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | recently, no date given | BETHANY BRUNER
    An agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two Columbus police officers of using excessive force against him while he was working in his official capacity. Agent James Burk, a 16-year veteran of the ATF, said in the lawsuit he was working a "routine" assignment on July 7. That afternoon, he went to a home on the 3300 block of Edgebrook Drive near Dublin to retrieve a shotgun from someone who was not permitted to have a firearm.
  • Ohio House passes ‘stand your ground’ bill after emotional debate

    12/18/2020 2:43:05 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 23 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | December 17, 2020 | Jeremy Pelzer
    The Ohio House passed a controversial “stand your ground” measure on Thursday that would eliminate any “duty to retreat” before using force in self-defense. Senate Bill 175, which now must clear another Senate vote before heading to Gov. Mike DeWine, is the latest attempt by legislative Republicans to make Ohio the 36th state to no longer require a duty to retreat before using force. House Republicans added the “stand your ground” language via a last-minute floor amendment to SB 175, which grants civil immunity to churches and other nonprofits where shootings occur. Under existing Ohio law, people are justified in...
  • Ohio parents face charges after renting party bus for 60 maskless kids

    12/17/2020 6:23:08 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/16/2020 | Elizabeth Elizalde
    A group of parents in Ohio are facing charges after allowing 60 maskless kids to embark on a party bus for a 14-year-old’s birthday party Saturday, authorities said. Cops witnessed the party bus from downtown Cincinnati stop in front of the Hilltop Shopping Center in Mount Healthy around 9:50 p.m., and several kids, who weren’t wearing masks, getting off without social distancing, the Mount Healthy Police Department said.