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I have several patents and copyrights and innovative thinking is one of my hobbies. I have a binder full of ideas for Ashtabula County that I want to share with anyone who would like to use them, at no cost. Some are much more effective when seen in drawing. Let the bBlitz begin!

The Republicans are talking about renaming Mosquito Lake to Donald Trump Lake. Why Donald Trump? He has court dates coming up. We don’t know what is going to happen to him.

We’re failing our children and Ohio’s school funding formula is to blame. Our formula for distributing state funds to schools arbitrarily picks winners and losers in our communities. The Ohio Supreme Court ruled the formula unconstitutional back in 1997, more than 20 years ago. Schools are c…

What’s going on? The Destroyer (aka Satan) is walking across the land of fruited plain and purple mountains majesty! Oh, you don’t believe in Satan; he’s myth, the boogieman? Oh, you will when his Anti-Christ arrives on the scene and tells you, you should also worship the Dragon (aka Satan).…

In regard to CNN article April 16th: Biden urges Congress to act on gun reform after eight killed in Indianapolis.

First of all I want to commend Michael, Kevin and Charles for their fine letters in the March 13 edition.

How is it that life, salvation, and securing a place in heaven is transmitted to the soul of man? It is the revelation from God in heaven declared in Holy Scripture that gives the answer.

The Bible is God’s truth on religious history and the everlasting morals we should live by. Man can know God’s truth about pleasing God about life. If the Bible can serve up correct knowledge, then Bible knowledge can be known and that makes us responsibility-wise to God. Christ said once, “…

The people who judge, criticize and finger point and call each other names are so wrong to do so! It doesn’t matter if you’re a Democrat, Republican, black, white, gay straight or transgender. We are ALL Children of God and need to stop what the devil wants us to do and that is turn against …

This is a message for all Americans. It regards the word AMERICAN. We “give” too much money and “free” products. A man in Honduras told me when I was there, “Our farmers cannot sell their products because AMERICANS send identical products for free. They mean well, but we are becoming a welfa…

With the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus coming up, what would you say is the most important message of the RESURRECTION? There are several good answers, among which is verification of Him being the Son of God, the acceptance of the sacrifice made on the cross, the fulfillment of Bi…

The Ashtabula Area City Schools Board of Education recently approved a resolution to place a 3.8-mill operating levy (Issue 8) on the May 4, 2021 ballot. The levy proceeds, if approved, will go into our district general fund and be used for essential educational services. 

Years ago, when we learned how unfamiliar diseases worked through populations newly exposed, some elements of disease prevention were considered givens.

There is going to be another continuing levy on the May ballot in Madison, which means it never ends, with no way of rescinding it if the recipient does not live up to the expectations, which most do not.

The Equality Act or bill has been part of Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Party’s agenda since March 2019. God-fearing members of Congress and President Trump have kept it from becoming law. Now it is before the the Senate again. Gay and transgender are personal choices individuals make as c…

The first event of “The Charity Faith Love Project”, held Saturday, Feb. 20, was a beautiful success; THANKS BE TO GOD! From noon until 2 p.m., volunteers handed out boxes filled with non-perishables, meats, dairy, toiletries, and household cleaning products to each Ashtabula City family who…

I will make this short because many in northeast Ohio still do not seem to get it. The “Culture War” is made up by the right wing to distract you from the real economic problems we have in this county.

Random thoughts as I did a  four-minute mile on the stationary bike to start the evening of workouts. I did watch a bit of the evening news where I saw the media was finally again focusing on stories other than just our politics.

We would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank, on behalf of our family, Ashtabula City Council for their moment of silence during their meeting honoring our father upon his passing in December and to Kym Foglio for reading a beautiful statement provided by Tim Dibble, a dear famil…

Last Monday’s column by Star Parker demonstrated the delusions which are at the heart of right-wing politics. It’s not the left-wing media, or any media of any description that has prompted the conflict within the Republican Party. It is the actions of Donald Trump which have prompted that c…

Twenty-Twenty will be a year none of us will forget very soon. An old philosophy teacher once wrote that most men would rather die than think and most of them do! There was a time when some men had respect for proper authority but not many men ever have appreciated it. Civil law has mostly i…

In the late 1950’s a Scientific article was published that earth and the United States was about to re-enter the “ice age” and glaciers would once again come from Canada and bury us. Well this certainly was alarming news and it was backed by Science!

Come again? The writer of the January 30 Letter to the Editor wants Charlie Frye removed as Election Board chair because she is unhappy with the decision against Democrat Eli Kalil, insinuating that both decisions were politically motivated. The judge’s decision for Mr. Frye was carefully la…

Shhh! Listen. Did you hear that? Be still; listen carefully. Is that God crying? You say God is the Almighty, He doesn’t cry. Are you sure?

Recently The Star Beacon published a banner headline regarding a not guilty verdict for Board of Elections director, Charlie Frye, in a case about theft of political signs from last fall. It seems that the judge did not believe that the state had proved its case. Fair enough.

February is Career and Technical Education Month and we want to recognize the achievements of our students, while sharing the excitement for our programs at the Ashtabula County Technical & Career Campus. 

It is a great honor and privilege to represent our communities and the 32nd Senate District in the Ohio Statehouse. Indeed, I am humbled by the confidence the people have placed in me to be their voice in the Ohio Senate.

I found the article “Frye has to go as Board of Elections director,” by Christine Seuffert very entertaining in these boring days at home filled with COVID and political unrest.

After labeling non-supporters of Donald Trump as socialists, Antifa supporters and communists, Trump supporters are crying about being labeled themselves. Sorry no tears.

The Democratic Party now controls the Presidency, the House, and the Senate. Many Democrats say they are “Proud Progressives.” What does that mean? Progressivism came out of the late 1800’s. Men like Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson were enamored by Marx’s writings. The idea of a utopia in…

Once again the National Guard has been in the news. Never do I recall a time when they have been activated so often. Last year was a banner year with COVID-19, riots and natural disasters and 2021 has started out with the largest activation since Desert Storm.

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