From the daily archives: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Ohio Representative Andrew Brenner has been seeking co-sponsors to introduce a resolution declaring the last week in January as “National School Choice Week”.  This is an interesting move for Brenner who represents a constituency that includes the Olentangy Local School District, the 7th largest and one of the highest-performing public school districts in the entire state of Ohio.

Olentangy, Brenner’s primary school district, lost over 32% of its state funding to community schools and scholarships when fewer than 1% of the district’s resident population opted to take advantage of “School Choice”.  Which begs the question — Who is Brenner […]

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When 60 Minutes profiled Republican leaders in Congress Sunday night, returning House Speaker John Boehner and new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell attacked President Obama for the audacity of his State of The Union Address. The nation’s twice-elected president offered a cornucopia of good news for the nation under his leadership including fast falling deficits, a stock market at record levels, millions of private sector jobs recovered and ten million-plus Americans who can now afford quality health insurance through The Affordable Care Act.

“Our deficit’s cut by two thirds. A stock market that has doubled and health care inflation at […]

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