• About Jim

    I was born and raised in East Liverpool, Ohio. I received my Bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University and my Master’s degree from The University of Akron. Since college I have worked in the political field with campaigns, the party, and conservative groups.

    School Choice Leads To Overall Education Improvement

    by  • August 25, 2016 • Uncategorized

    The issue of school choice has been a hot button issue here in Ohio, especially since the expansion and changes of community (charter) schools in recent years. To be clear school choice is not simply charter schools: the idea of choice for youngsters’ education also encompasses home schooling and private schools. However, while home...

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    The Left Hates Your Rights

    by  • June 26, 2016 • Uncategorized

    The Bill of Rights is a cornerstone of American Democracy. Unlike most other Western Democracies, the Bill of Rights is not a document granting rights to citizens from the government, but instead stating the already existing rights of citizens before government. As the progressive-left in the United States loves big-brother style of government, it...

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    Congress Needs To Continue Protecting Medicare Part D

    by  • May 23, 2016 • Uncategorized

      Generally government intervention into the market results in higher costs to the consumer. Most recently this can be seen in various sections of Obamacare: new rules and taxes have increased premiums for many people. A few weeks ago I wrote about the HIT tax and its negative impact on the healthcare market. This...

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    It’s Time To Stop Obamacare’s HIT Tax

    by  • April 28, 2016 • Uncategorized

    Even though the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has been in effect for some time, both the intended and unintended consequences of the law continue to negatively impact consumers. The sheer number of taxes added by the law is rather staggering: from the Individual Mandate, the Surtax on Investment Income, and the Health Insurance Tax...

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    Candidate Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trump

    by  • April 22, 2016 • Uncategorized

    It’s Mid-April and both the Republican and Democratic primaries are still contested. We have such a slate of disappointment on both sides it is rather remarkable to watch. What conservatives are left with is a choice between a solid conservative who is pretty easy to dislike, and someone even more unlikable: a businessman-turned-TV entertainer-turned-politician...

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    One Liberal East Coast Republican Endorses Another For President

    by  • February 27, 2016 • Uncategorized

    This afternoon (February 26th) Chris Christie, former GOP candidate for President, announced his endorsement of Donald Trump for President. On the surface this is unsurprising: Christie has vocalized many times his deep dislike for Trump’s two main rivals: Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. Christie also shares a total disregard for conservative principles that Trump...

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    Strange politics continues in quest for Boehner’s seat

    by  • December 18, 2015 • Uncategorized

    Last week seven candidates attended an endorsement meeting held by the Butler County Republican Party hoping to receive the endorsement from the largest county in the 8th district. Although no candidate breached the 60% requirement to receive the endorsement, one candidate received 59%. That candidate was Butler County Treasurer Roger Reynolds. Reynolds seemed like...

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    Trump goes off the deep end while Rubio continues to rise

    by  • December 8, 2015 • Uncategorized

    It is becoming increasingly hard to discuss the Republican Primary and not mention Donald Trump. As usual the Donald is doing a fantastic job of keeping his visibility high. Whether it has been his remarks about a female candidate, or pulling his best interpretation of Hitler by suggesting American Muslims register with the government,...

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