Ruth Hartman Essay Contest

Ruth Hartman was among the first women in the military, serving in the US Navy WAVES during World War ll. Stationed at the Norfolk Naval Air Station, she repaired planes damaged in combat. Born on Christmas Day, 1921, Ruth (nee Zimmer) was a lifelong resident of Reading, Ohio, and the embodiment of the Greatest Generation: … [Read more…]

Think and Grow Rich

Tim Burgess recently joined us for a class on Fear and how to take it and use it to you advantage. Tim has invited anyone who wants to learn more about Fear and get more information about the Think and Grow Rich Philosophy to join him on Thursday nights at 9:00 PM for a FREE … [Read more…]

Alicia Reece’s Bad “Basement Strategy”

By Dan Regenold, Managing Board Member EmpowerU, as in previous years, is sponsoring a debate for the candidates running for Hamilton County Commission on October 15, 2020.   Click Here to Register to Attend the debate.   Three of the five candidates running for Commissioner have accepted our invitation.  Those candidates participating in the debate will be … [Read more…]

Economy can’t take the Burden of Issue 7

By Joe Platt During this ‘virus’ economic downturn, Rep. Bill Seitz, Councilmember Jeff Pastor and Auditor Dusty Rhodes are still proponents of Issue 7, increasing the Hamilton County sales tax by nearly a full percentage point. Part of the pitch for Issue 7 is to provide money for road repair. That’s 25% true since only … [Read more…]

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  Educate, Inform, Engage:    With Appreciation Seventeen semesters ago EmpowerUOhio.org held its first class.  EmpowerUOhio.org  owes its existence to the sacrifice and commitment of literally thousands of volunteers,  sponsors and individuals who have both presented and have attended classes.  By the effort of our supporters, hundreds of topics have received the attention they deserve. … [Read more…]

Opposing View of Convention of States

In my opinion and in the opinion of many others who are knowledgeable on this issue (the late Phyllis Schlafly especially fought against this) a COS puts our precious Constitution into the hands of unknown and UN-ELECTED delegates. The often made comments made by the COS organization is that the “states are in control.” If … [Read more…]

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Last Night EmpowerU Met to discuss the Library Levy and also Net Neutrality.   The Net Neutrality class was a chance to look at the pros and cons of net neutrality and determine what the group thought about the issue. EmpowerU clearly says “No” to Net Neutrality with over 75% of the group voting … [Read more…]

Appalachian Dawn

Last night (March 15) EmpowerU watched the Movie Appalachian Dawn.  The film discusses the town of Manchester, Kentucky in Clay County and lists the level of corruption and drug use in the area which is unparralled to none.   Appalachian Dawn brings up the subject  of Faith Injecting itself in Society and the movie paints a … [Read more…]

Rosalie Pietras talks about Citizenfour

What I got out of this documentary is that ALL Americans, no matter their political point of view, need to come together to fight the very real threat to an individual’s right to privacy as guaranteed by our US Constitution. It is in all our best interest. Depending on who is in charge, no one … [Read more…]

Outrage

About Citizenfour In November 2014 I traveled to South Carolina to work on a villa rehab project over 4 days. It was cold and I alone and bored out of my mind so I looked at the list of movies playing. At a small independent movie theater that I’d never been to before I read … [Read more…]