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Frack OFF!

Students are not going to let Ohio fracking occur without dissent! Watch this Mic Check and be inspired to speak out against the dismantling of our environment. http://www.wearepowershift.org/node/3186 “Over the last year, gas industries across Ohio haven’t just been targeting land owners and communities: they’ve also been sneaking onto our campuses and hosting panels, info […]

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Occupy Wright State University

Did you know? Student Loan Debt will reach $1 trillion soon. “We are the future of our nation…no more cuts to education” Keep up with what is happening on campus with occupiers on the Facebook page. I am also posting OWSU’s press release from October. https://www.facebook.com/raidersoccupy

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Re-writing the rules?

The Occupy movement has clearly challenged government officials nationwide. The embarrassment that it has caused has stirred up a disturbing sentiment from local officials. http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/dayton-news/regulations-aimed-at-occupy-dayton-rankle-aclu-1294684.html

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Debate Forum Left, 11/22/11

The right to remain silent By Jolene Pohl I am not a law student or a lawyer but I am a citizen of the United States with a nifty pocket book Constitution from the ACLU. According to that book, the First Amendment protects my right to say what I want in the form of press, […]

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The Dangerous Dames of Dayton

Suffragette City: The history of Dayton’s League of Women Voters By Jolene Pohl Some have said they were “a little un-ladylike” and there were riots in the streets of Washington, D.C. because of them. Despite the uproar, the purple and gold flags waved high with the women who called themselves suffragists. Imagine stepping up to […]

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Occupy Dayton, Ohio

To participate in local Occupy events please go to the public Facebook page at this link: https://www.facebook.com/occupydayton There are some fantastic photos on the page of the rally yesterday and the occupation is strong! Good Luck Dayton! OccupyTogether

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Debate Forum Left, 10/4/11

Cheaters never prosper; unless they control Ohio By Jolene Pohl It is obvious the Ohio Republican-controlled Legislature has very little interest in encouraging citizenship participation in government since the governor’s redistricting map adds confusion and creates complications. The Apportionment Board’s new plan is partisan and simply ridiculous. The plan includes seven different counties throughout the […]

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Debate Forum Left, 8/2/11

Love thy neighbor, don’t poison them By Jolene Pohl-Crowell   Call me crazy, but I don’t think my neighbor should have the right to poison my neighborhood. If you are in desperate need of money and considering leasing your property to gas and oil companies, you may want to step back and look at the […]

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Debate Forum Left: 6/28/11

Everybody’s free By Jolene Pohl-Crowell My first reaction to the city’s panhandling, aka, soliciting ordinance is pure outrage. My inappropriate response is, “Just who the hell do you think you are?” Then I remember that even New York City is not immune to the dictatorship of appropriate public behavior ordinances. I blame NYC for unleashing […]

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News of the weird 11/25

By Chuck Shepherd Weird patriotism November is tax-publicizing season in Finland, where, starkly unlike America, the government releases all individuals’ […]

The Docket 11/25

Strange, but true: Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim Researched and reported by Charles Grove This week, Docket editor Charles Grove […]

Advice Goddess: 11/25

By Amy Alkon Scoot force My husband’s been saving for a motorcycle, and I was excited about riding on the […]

HO, HO, HOmetown holiday celebration

Santa Claus is coming to Troy By Janell R. Ward Photo: Don’t miss the finale of the Troy Hometown Holiday parade, […]

News of the weird: 11/18

With Chuck Shepherd The other world series In October, another premier world sports event reached its climax, with one team […]

Advice Goddess 11/18/14

Along came polygraph by Amy Alkon   I’m an aspiring comedian – seriously aspiring – so I’m out most nights […]