The Becker Report – November 2022


Election Results

The cries of the babies grow louder

Overall, election day went very well in Ohio. However, we had two notable and tragic losses:

Greg Landsman’s victory over Republican Steve Chabot was a painful loss for conservatives in general and the lives of the preborn specifically.
It’s interesting to note that Landsman’s victory speech talked a lot about “freedom” and “freedom to choose.” He was talking about abortion of course. What he failed to explain was his support for the “freedom” to kill and the “freedom to choose” death for innocent human beings.
Had Landsman been around in the 1860’s, I suppose he would have been arguing for the “freedom” of the slave owners and the “freedom” of white people “to choose” to own slaves. Well, that was the position of the Democrat Party and its KKK wing. The only thing that has changed is the class of people (preborn) that they refuse to recognize for basic human rights. Unfortunately, they are continuing to double down on death.

Jenn Giroux ran to replace the term limited Tom Brinkman in the statehouse. Representative Brinkman had always been a leader for the right to life. Likewise, Jenn Giroux is in that same mold and would have continued to fight for human rights for the preborn.

And the cries of the babies grew louder.

And Speaking of Homicide by Abortion…

Pro-abortion violence doesn’t stop at killing babies: Much more violence against Pro-life people than against Pro-choice since the Supreme Court Leak on May 3rd: 135 Attacks on Pro-life people between the Supreme Court Leak on May 3rd and September 24th, 2022, Only 6 attacks were identified in the other direction

The Upside-Down World of “Protections” and “Healthcare”

In a recent news article, I saw a reference to the high court returning the abortion debate to the states as “the overturning of federal abortion protections.” Really? That same reporter would have argued that the Civil War (or perhaps the 13th Amendment) overturned federal “protections” for slavery. I’m beginning to understand the frustrations that the abolitionists must have felt by the then-media.
In this upside-down world, abortion is now considered “protection” and called “reproductive healthcare” and sex change operations are called “gender affirming healthcare” and taxpayers are paying for it. See Isaiah 5:20.

Christian Nationalism

The sign said “Stop Christian Nationalism.”

The sign was held by a pro-abortion activist. I had to think for a moment about what that meant: Christians are followers of Jesus Christ and nationalists are patriots who are proud of their country. They want to Make America Great Again and put the interests of Americans first. That describes most of my social circle.
Well, we aren’t the problem. We are the answer to the problem. And abortion is a human rights violation and a crime against humanity.

More on Covid

What??? Virus Hits 7:1 Vaxxed Over Unvaxxed
Could the Covid shot reactivate the Covid virus? Activating the Enemy Within: COVID Jabs Might Reactivate Virus and Diseases in Your Body
Do those stupid masks cause cancer? Study finds presence of cancer-causing carcinogen in COVID face masks
Could the Covid shot cause organ damage? Dr. Peter McCullough: COVID shots are causing long-term organ damage
What is “shedding”? Why the Unvaccinated Are Concerned About Close Contact With COVID-19 Vaccinated
How has the Covid shot rollout been going? Slew of Unusual Adverse Events Becoming More Common After COVID Vaccine Rollout
Any questions? Watch this: Died Suddenly (68 minutes)
What study shows masks effective against Covid? Fauci Couldn’t Name Any Studies Showing Masks Work Against COVID-19: Lawyers
CDC’s data verifies that masks are virtually useless.

So-called “Respect for Marriage Act”

American Family Association: No Justification for Conservatives to Sign ‘Respect for Marriage’ Act
Concerned Women for America: Act Now: Tell Your Senator to Vote NO on Disrespect of Marriage Act
Gary Bauer: Respect for Marriage Act — Really?
Gary Bauer: Respect for Marriage Act Still Endangers Religious Liberty
Family Research Council: FRC Action Announces Opposition to Candidates Who Undermine Marriage and Religious Freedom
The Daily Signal: Fact-Checking 7 Claims by Defenders of Democrats’ Same-Sex Marriage Bill
The Daily Signal: Republicans Who Voted for Radical ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ Can Still Change Course
Rev. Franklin Graham: Same-Sex Marriage Bill ‘Fails to Protect Those’ with Traditional Marriage Views
We The People Convention: Senate ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ is anything But That!

Union Township Update

Meeting Rules

The Board of Trustees is seeking public input for draft meeting rules. They are here.
If you’d like to make any suggestions before December 5, that form is here.
The 36 minute Board discussion is here.

Union Township welcomes new and growing businesses

TQL will be adding an additional 1,000 jobs at its sprawling UT campus. The Board of Trustees has approved TQL’s new construction plans. The new southern wing will look similar to their recently added northern wing. They are currently expanding the parking lot on the north side of their building.
Kroger: The Union Township Board of Trustees approved Kroger’s plans to demolish Sears and build a new 123,722 square foot Kroger Marketplace store detached from the mall. The store will include a Starbucks, drive through pharmacy, expanded deli, expanded bakery, a Murray Cheese section, sushi, expanded adult beverage section, apparel, home goods, expanded grocery section, and a Kroger fuel center with 18 fuel pumps. The fuel will be on the Wendy’s side of the parking lot. The northeast side of the store will have a parking area for on-line pickup. The current Kroger store on Eastgate Boulevard will likely close sometime next year in coordination with opening the new Kroger Marketplace store.
Outback Steakhouse is planning a new restaurant near Meijer’s where the old Starbucks and a video store used to be. Demolition is expected this fall. Construction is scheduled for winter and the grand opening is planned for early 2023.
Take 5 Oil Change will be building on the site of an old shuttered Wendy’s near the corner of Ohio Pike and Nine Mile Road.
Biggby Coffee will build a new location in Meijer’s parking lot near the current Chase Bank location. Due to upcoming road construction, Chase Bank will be closing and potentially rebuilding in the immediate area.

Event Calendar 

December 5
Union Township Republican Party social at 6:30 PM at Cherry Grove Lanes

December 10
Battle of the Badges basketball game (police v. fire) at the UT gym beginning at 1:00 PM

December 13
Union Township Trustees meeting at the Civic Center at 6 PM.

December 14
Stop the Mandates group with the county advisory committee at the Union Township Civic Center at 6:30 PM.

December 25
Merry Christmas!

January 1, 2023
Happy New Year!

Video Central

PragerU: The DEI Disaster (5 minutes)
Joe Biden’s TOP 25 Bloopers, Blunders, and Gaffes (40 minutes)
EVERYTHING IS STUPID!! (VOLUME 19) (14 minutes))
PragerU: The Constitution: The Supreme Court (5 minutes)
PragerU: Who Should Win the Nobel Peace Prize? (5 minutes)
Dr. Steve Turley: Why The Midterms Were Actually A Success!!! (8 minutes)
Tucker Carlson: These are lunatic policies (12 minutes)
Died Suddenly (68 minutes)
PragerU: Should You Care about Israel? (5 minutes)
Tom Z’s videos are a weekly MUST WATCH

BeckerGOP YouTube Channel

Presentations and discussions at the Union Township Trustee meetings

Concealed Carry Part 1 – January 11, 2022 (9 minutes)
Concealed Carry Part 2 – February 8, 2022 (12 minutes)
Union Township Debt Presentation – March 8, 2022 (10 minutes) Slides
Union Township Property Tax Distributions – April 12, 2022 (7 minutes) Slides
Union Township 2021 Financials – May 10, 2022 (14 minutes) Slides
Union Township 2021 Expenses Deep Dive – June 14, 2022 (14 minutes) Slides
Union Township First Half 2022 Financials – July 12, 2022 (13 minutes) Slides
Bond Anticipation Note (BAN) – July 12, 2022 (10 minutes)
UT Concert Series – August 9, 2022 (5 minutes)
Natural Gas Aggregation Discussion – September 13, 2022 (9 minutes)
Cost of 2022 Concert Series and Fireworks – September 13, 2022 (14 minutes)
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Board of Trustees Discussion (38 minutes)
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Public and Board of Trustees Discussion (100 minutes)
Medical Marijuana Six Month Moratorium (12 minutes)
Board Discussion: Meeting Rules (36 minutes)

The Becker Report Video Archives

November 29, 2022 – The November issue of The Becker Report (4 minutes)
October 30, 2022 – The October issue of The Becker Report (4 minutes)
September 29, 2022 – The September issue of The Becker Report (27 minutes)
August 29, 2022 – The August issue of The Becker Report (8 minutes)
July 29, 2022 – The July issue of The Becker Report (28 minutes)
June 29, 2022 – The June issue of The Becker Report (28 minutes)
May 28, 2022 – The May 2022 issue of The Becker Report (17 minutes)
April 30, 2022 – The April 2022 issue of The Becker Report (13 minutes)
March 27, 2022 – The March 2022 issue of The Becker Report (12 minutes)
February 28, 2022 – The February 2022 issue of The Becker Report (24 minutes)
January 29, 2022 – The January 2022 issue of The Becker Report (9 minutes)
December 29, 2021 – The December issue of The Becker Report (5 minutes)
November 28, 2021 – The November issue of The Becker Report (13 minutes)
October 30, 2021 – The October issue of The Becker Report (2 minutes)
September 26, 2021 – The September issue of The Becker Report (6 minutes)
August 29, 2021 – The August issue of The Becker Report (11 minutes)
July 28, 2021 – The July issue of The Becker Report (8 minutes)
June 30, 2021 – The June 2021 issue of The Becker Report (4 minutes)
May 30, 2021 – The May 2021 issue of The Becker Report (3 minutes)
April 28, 2021 – The April 2021 issue of The Becker Report (3 minutes)
March 31, 2021 – The March 2021 issue of The Becker Report (14 minutes)
February 28, 2021 – The February 2021 issue of The Becker Report (6 minutes)
January 31, 2021 – The January 2021 issue of The Becker Report (4 minutes)
December 29, 2020 – The December issue of The Becker Report (2 minutes)
November 30, 2020 – The November issue of The Becker Report (4 minutes)
November 26, 2020 – Thanksgiving Day update – Private Citizen Affidavits filed/delivered in 20 counties (5 minutes)
November 12, 2020 – Governor DeWine Weaponizing the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (6 minutes)
November 2, 2020 – Vote Trump 2020 (7 minutes)
October 30, 2020 – October issue of The Becker Report (8 minutes)
October 26, 2020 – Becker Calls for the Resignation of AG Dave Yost and Files Motion for Sanctions in Twelfth District (4 minutes)
October 19, 2020 – Update on Impeachment, Private Citizen Affidavits, and Writ of Mandamus Against Governor DeWine (5 minutes)
October 12, 2020 – Columbus Day Part 1 – Election Update – French and Kennedy – Ohio Supreme Court – Shea (5 minutes)
October 12, 2020 – Columbus Day Part 2 – Governor DeWine Review – How did we get to where we are today? (6 minutes)
October 6, 2020 – Writ of Mandamus (8 minutes)
September 30, 2020 – The September issue of The Becker Report (3 minutes)
September 28, 2020 – Private Citizen Affidavit (2 minutes)
September 20, 2020 – Impeachment Update – Is Gov. DeWine Pro-Life? Is HB 272 “feel good” legislation? (12 minutes)
September 13, 2020 – Impeachment Update, with potential criminal charges, against Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (19 minutes)
September 6, 2020 – Impeach DeWine Update (3 minutes)
August 31, 2020 The Becker Report – August 2020 (15 minutes)
August 29, 2020 – State Representative, John Becker speaking at the Unifying Ohio for Liberty rally (22 minutes)
August 27, 2020 – Update on impeachment (16 minutes)
August 24, 2020 – Introduction of the 10 Articles of Impeachment against Governor Mike DeWine (33 minutes)

Becker – Vetted, Tested, and Proven!

“…John Becker, an ‘archconservative’ former state lawmaker from the Cincinnati area…” as described by (February 2021).
“[State Rep. John Becker,] one of Ohio’s most conservative lawmakers…” proclaimed (October 2020).
“Clermont County State Rep. John Becker, one of the most conservative members of the Ohio House…” according to (August 2019).

Becker wins “Sponsor of Liberty” award by the Republican Liberty Caucus of Ohio (October 2018).
“Becker has a legitimate claim as the state’s most conservative legislator,” according to The [Cleveland] Plain Dealer (September 2017).
“Rep. John Becker, suburban Cincinnati Republican… [holds] the unofficial title as the General Assembly’s most conservative lawmaker,” proclaimed the Columbus Dispatch (September 2015).
Becker wins prestigious William Wilberforce Leadership Award (April 2015).

“GOP Ohio House freshman Becker is no shrinking violet,” headlined the Columbus Dispatch (December 2014).
“Becker…is arguably the most conservative member of the Ohio House,” said The Cincinnati Enquirer (January 2014).
Ranked as a top tier “most archconservative” by the Columbus Dispatch (September 2013).

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