November 11, 2017 Brad Johnson

Progressives in Cincinnati lost a lot on Election Day 2017. The stage had been set. The votes had been cast. And the city with the 28th largest economy in the nation — and largest in Ohio — anxiously awaited to see the direction it’s voters decided to take. One option stood…

November 6, 2017 Logan Kolas 1Comment

Think, then choose. Earlier this week the Cincinnati Republic denounced Ohio Issue 2 as an inadequate supposed solution for rising pharmaceutical prices. The proposed legislation is clearly well-intentioned, but the issue’s supporters and skeptics have spent the lion’s share of their time screaming solutions without diagnosing the precursors that have…

November 2, 2017 The Editorial Board 1Comment

Government price-controls do not work. November 7th is Election Day in Ohio. On the ballot will be mostly local races for trustee, school board, and judges. Ohioans will also have the opportunity to vote on Issue 2. Unlike many ballot issues, the text is actually very simple: Require the State…

October 31, 2017 Kevin Fairchild 1Comment

The Freedom of Speech is as close to absolute as any freedom we possess. In the United States, the First Amendment grants every American the freedom of speech. At the time the Bill of Rights was written, this was a revolutionary concept since within most nations the average citizen could…

September 29, 2017 Zach Skerl

“Stand Your Ground” laws will improve Ohio’s gun attitude. One of the integral assumptions of the American justice system is that all persons suspected of having committed a crime are innocent until proven guilty. Every time we turn on the television show Cops, a disclaimer flashes on the screen before…

September 27, 2017 Mollie Finnegan 1Comment

The way in which universities handle sexual assault cases is a problem. Passed in 1972, Title IX was included in the Educational Amendments, which prohibited any discrimination in federally funded education and athletic programs based on gender. Signed into law by President Nixon, Title IX has mostly been recognized for…

September 23, 2017 Sam Valk 2Comment

The Ohio Governor is not going quietly into the night. This week, Republican Senators Bill Cassidy (LA) and Lindsey Graham (SC) introduced one final attempt to try and repeal Obamacare. President Trump supports the measure and has been defending it since its introduction just days ago. Since then, progressive Democrats…

September 5, 2017 Brad Johnson

The 2018 midterm elections are closer than they appear. With the 2018 midterm elections right around the corner, candidates have already begun to vie for statewide offices. These include the heavily contested race for Governor, as well as Attorney General, Auditor, Treasurer, and Secretary of State. Currently, Republicans hold every…

September 4, 2017 Regina Barton and Victoria Bartlett

“There is no point in having a student body on campus if competing ideas are not exchanged and analyzed and respected by each other.” Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) uttered this thought-provoking statement during a recent Senate hearing focused on free speech and political bias on college campuses. Conclusions made from…

September 2, 2017 Brad Johnson 19Comment

The University of Cincinnati is at it again.   The University of Cincinnati has yet again expressed its disdain for conservative thought. On Saturday, September 2nd — while most of us welcomed the return of College Football Saturdays — the official University of Cincinnati Twitter account (@uofcincy) published a study…