There’s Just So Much Pork

Some of the most ridiculous spending by our government as reported by Bill Hoffmann in Newsmax.  $6.9 million for smart toilets (cameras inside),  $478,188 to make transgender monkeys (your guess why), $465,339 study of gambling (really), $550,000 horror show using live cats (we funded an institute in Russia for this one), $2 million in Covid … [Read more…]

Are You the Next “Militia Violent Extremist?”

August 8, 2022   Dear Friend,  On Friday, in a leaked document provided by a whistleblower to Project Veritas, the Betsy Ross flag, the Gadsden Flag (Don’t Tread on Me”) and other common American symbols were portrayed as potentially used by alleged “extremists.” Some of these symbols pictured below are in a document that outlines FBI … [Read more…]

Charles McMicken and the Redskins

By: Tom Hagedorn The Communist Manifesto concludes with the following words: “Communists openly declare that their ends can be attained ONLY by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions.” An important step in that process is to destroy the heroes that unify us. That was certainly on display during the BLM riots of 2020, … [Read more…]

About Our Live Events

About Our Live Events: It is our preference to make masks optional at our live events. However, Governor DeWine’s current law for the State of Ohio requires masks to be worn inside our building. We don’t agree with the Governor’s law but will abide by it. Masks must be worn for now at EmpowerU Live … [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

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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…]