In our last post OCGJ compared the transgressions and sentencing of rogue Athens County (Ohio) sheriff, Pat Kelly to another criminal, former Greene County Treasurer, James Schmidt. After years of causing embarrassment to the political class, Kelly was prosecuted and...
The significance of OCGJ’s first five Wednesday posts cannot be overstated as they provide the foundation for our body of work in the months and years ahead. Connecting all the dots revealed in our first five posts in weeks or even months would be impossible, but they do provide an organized frame of reference that we can use as a baseline to retrace and confirm relationships and expose conflicts of interest, not to mention follow the money. For that reason these posts will be published a week apart from January 1st to January 29th, 2014 to allow time for our readers to get acquainted with our mission and our website, and decide for themselves the level at which they choose to participate.