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  • Another Point of Disagreement

    By on August 23, 2016

    In an effort to help voters differentiate between the views of myself and Jim Hughes I am adding another post. Jim Hughes voted for Ohio SB 184 in 2008 which expanded the locations at which a person has no duty to retreat before using force in self-defense. While I support the right of an individual to defend themselves I am

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  • Differentiating The Candidates

    By on August 2, 2016

    It is important in any discussion of political candidates to differentiate their stances on important issues so that voters can make a decision based on facts. My preference is to do this without attacking the character or personality of either candidate. As part of my blog posts, I want to try to differentiate my views from Jim Hughes in a

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  • One Little Tree

    By on July 31, 2016

    We just finished up a couple of weeks of conventions. While there were some bright spots I was discouraged that there was already so much energy and airtime devoted to negativity. And I imagine that it will get worse as we move toward election day. One day last week I was knocking doors in a neighborhood that had apparently seen

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  • 65

    By on July 20, 2016

    We started knocking on doors in Hilliard this week. It is quite a contrast to the months we spent in Upper Arlington. Most of the houses we visited today were smaller than the garages in Upper Arlington. Isaac Bacon was helping me today and as I was leaving a flier at one house I noticed him waving me over to

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  • We All Need Understanding And Respect

    By on July 14, 2016

    Yesterday I had a unique opportunity. I had a one-on-one conversation with a former vice-president of the national Fraternal Order of Police. In the shadow of last week’s events, what was scheduled to be a 30-minute meeting over coffee became a 90-minute frank and upfront conversation about the challenges facing police officers all over the country. Recognizing that police feel

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