From the daily archives: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) recently announced its list of invited speakers for this year’s Defending the American Dream Summit.  The event will be held right here in Columbus, Ohio.

Interestingly, no one from Ohio made the list.

The Koch brother-founded organization (AFP)  always gets the cream of the conservative crop to speak at its events.  Last year they had Dr. Ben Carson, Senator Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina and Texas Governor Rick Perry.

This year’s list is even more impressive.

According to its website, AFP has secured a bunch of well-known Republicans as speakers for the 2015 conference, many of whom are seeking the […]

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The small Heartland town of Oberlin, Ohio, was the venue Monday, Memorial Day 2015, for the presence and prescience of two distinguished speakers, First Lady Michelle Obama and Commencement Speaker Marian Wright Edeleman, who each delivered powerful messages to the 695 graduates, 75 of whom were Ohioans, who were awarded degrees.

Mrs. Obama, wife of the 44th President of the United States who twice won Ohio in 2008 and 2012, addressed the students, their parents, family, friends of Oberlin College 50 years after slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King addressed the graduating class of […]

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