The Clermont County Democratic Party
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|Friday, December 13||6 to 9 pm||CCDP
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Batavia OH 45103
White House spy panel: ‘Replace duplicate panel’
For months, two review panels given nearly identical assignments by President Barack Obama have been studying how the White House should change or limit the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs. They have functioned separately — with different experts and private and public...
Beyond Criminals & Terrorists: NSA/GCHQ Targeted Humanitarian Groups
British and American intelligence agencies had a comprehensive list of surveillance targets that included the EU's competition commissioner, German government buildings in Berlin and overseas, and the heads of institutions that provide humanitarian and financial help to Africa, top-secret...
Streetcar Update as Deadline Approaches
An independent audit of the streetcar shows it would cost from $25 million to $50 million more to complete the project than to stop it, the mayor rejected an offer by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) to cover streetcar operating costs, and council is meeting this afternoon to...
Michigan Restricts Women’s Right to Choose…Is Ohio Next?
Last week Michigan passed an extreme measure which bans any private insurance plan in the state from covering abortions in their comprehensive insurance plans. The only exception in the bill is if the life of the mother is in danger, the bill does not make exceptions for pregnancies resulting...
We Wouldn't Discuss American Deaths With Headlines Like "Bride and Boom!"
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. The headline–"Bride and Boom!"–was spectacular, if you think killing people in distant lands is a blast and a half. Of course, you have to imagine that smirk line in giant black letters with a monstrous exclamation point...
A send-off to remember for Congress
Before members of Congress made their way back to Washington after the August recess, OFA supporters made sure they had a send-off to remember. Volunteers brought Action August to a close by reminding their representatives to stand with the American Dream and their constituents in support of...
Kasich Decides To Push Up Ohio Image
Stopped by Victoria’s Secret at the mall today. No, not as a voyeur, for heaven’s sake. Rather, I was curious about Gov. Kasich’s Ohio Miracle 2 to make Ohio sexier to the world. Sexier not my word. It appeared in newspaper headlines, as in Sexier image sought for...