CURT C. HARTMAN IS APPOINTED TO HAMILTON COUNTY COMMON PLEAS BENCH

Written By: Christopher P. Finney – March 10th, 2017

Governor John Kasich appointing Curt C. Hartman to the Hamilton County Common Court of Pleas.

According to Finney’s Law Firms; it is with great pride that the Finney law Firm passes along this announcement from the office of Governor John Kasich appointing our own Curt C. Hartman to the Hamilton County Common Pleas bench.

We are pleased to pass along this press release from the office of Governor John Kasich that was just posted a few minutes ago.  It tells us that our very own Curt C. Hartman — “of counsel” to this firm since its inception — is being appointed to the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court. Continue reading “CURT C. HARTMAN IS APPOINTED TO HAMILTON COUNTY COMMON PLEAS BENCH”

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters Announced Rape Indictment

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – March 10th, 2017

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters

Predicated on indictment handed down by Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters on March 9th, 2017 against Shannon Merritt if convicted, he could face more than 40 years in prison.
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Michelle Alexander: White Men Get Rich from Legal Pot, Black Men Stay in Prison

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Michelle Alexander: White Men Get Rich from Legal Pot, Black Men Stay in Prison

For 40 years, poor communities of color have experienced the wrath of the war on drugs.

By: April M. Short / AlterNet – March 16, 2014

Photo Credit: By Miller Center [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Ever since Colorado and Washington made the unprecedented move to legalize recreational pot last year, excitement and stories of unfettered success have billowed into the air. Colorado’s marijuana tax revenue far exceeded expectations, bringing a whopping $185 million to the state, and tourists are lining up to taste the budding culture (pun intended). Several other states are now looking to follow suit and legalize.  Continue reading “Michelle Alexander: White Men Get Rich from Legal Pot, Black Men Stay in Prison”

Former Hamilton County Assistant Prosecutor Arrested

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 22nd, 2017

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters

I am extremely bewildered. However, I’m reminded of an ecclesiastical account that is found in Luke 12:47 of King James Bible which says; “And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes..”
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New District 5 Facility To Open May 2019

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 22nd, 2017

Cincinnati City Manager, Harry Black

Recently, much has been said about the Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) District 5 headquarters Located at 1012 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Data received from City Manager Harry Black stated that the building at this location  was never intended to be a permanent facility.

Built in 1957 it was intended to be a temporary headquarters which was required and designed as a result of the Millcreek Expressway construction. Continue reading “New District 5 Facility To Open May 2019”

Two (2) Metro Detroit Leaders Allegedly on White Supremacist’s Hit List

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 22nd, 2013

Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony
“Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man; will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.” –Alexander Hamilton

According to an article published in The Detroit News on February 22nd, 2013 two (2) of the Metro Detroit Community leaders are allegedly on white supremacist’s hit list.

Accordingly, on Thursday two (2) prominent leaders of a Metro Detroit civil rights group and a Jewish organization said; “the FBI told them they were on a suspected white supremacist’s alleged “hit list.” Continue reading “Two (2) Metro Detroit Leaders Allegedly on White Supremacist’s Hit List”

Increased Neighborhood Roadside’s Memorials

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 18th, 2016

Roadside memorial markers that commemorates site where person(s) died suddenly as results of violent crimes or murders are completely unacceptable.

Increased Neighborhoods Roadside’s Memorials

Seemingly, signs like these are becoming as popular as grave site headstone and are increasing at an alarming rate in our neighborhoods.

Subsequently, these types of roadside or street memorial marks the last place on earth where a person was alive. Under these circumstances these roadside or street memorials are statement of grief and  love from the loved ones of the murdered victim(s). Continue reading “Increased Neighborhood Roadside’s Memorials”

They Went After The Small, The Easy and The Soft Target

Written By: Ishton W. Morton -February 15th, 2017

Dwight Tillery founded The Center for Closing the Health Gap in 2004

Recently individuals and groups of people converged on Cincinnati Council Members as they held their budget committee meeting demanding and laying claims to certain amount(s) of budgetary funds. They whimpered out “we want our money! Give us our money! Where is our money!” They went after the small, the easy and the soft target.

In a particular strange way I am reminded of an ecclesiastical account give in Gospel of Matthew 25:1-13, also known as The Parable of the Ten Virgins, or the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins. Continue reading “They Went After The Small, The Easy and The Soft Target”

John Cranley Continued Support for City of Refugee

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 11th, 2017

John Cranley is mayor of the City of Cincinnati

Currently, John Cranley is mayor of the City of Cincinnati and is running for re-election in 2017. However, recently there has been an overwhelming amount of negative in the media regarding the City of Cincinnati.

These negatives tends to be directed at John Cranley probably because of his wife’s parents and may have provoked these types of response. Continue reading “John Cranley Continued Support for City of Refugee”

Trump’s Ban Leaves Cincinnati Syrian Families Separated

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – February 9th, 2017

President Donald Trump took executive action Friday on curbing access visas and limiting refugees coming to the US. Titled “Protection Of The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States,” the action institutes what the President has called “extreme vetting” of immigrants.

On Friday night, February 3rd, 2017 President Donald Trump signed an executive order suspending the U.S. refugee program for four months and banning all immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days while his administration creates what it called “extreme vetting” measures. And Trump’s order bars all Syrians from entering the United States indefinitely. Continue reading “Trump’s Ban Leaves Cincinnati Syrian Families Separated”