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Cleanup time

I am tired of the "shoot everyone until the last one standing" approach to commenting here. Over the next several months expect some changes - one immediate change is that if you can't follow the commenting rules you are off for at least two weeks - it started this morning and will go back in time 32 hrs.

It is not going to require much to do this - all of you have been warned, so there does not need to be any more "please clean up your act." The worst offenders know very well what the problems are and justify their breaking the rules because others break the rules. I am going back through my flags and anything over the last 32 hrs. A newbie may get some guidance, but those who have been here and have been warned, well don't expect any warnings.

Isn't "Souls to the Polls" illegal?

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A couple of days ago, The Blade ran an article about 10 local black churches that will use vans to get their members to the early voting center this Sunday. This event will be called "Souls to the Polls." This is of particular interest to me considering that the clergy at my Catholic church was so extremely careful not to be political when Obamacare forced Catholics to betray their opposition to abortion and provide church and school employees with pregnancy termination coverage.

Much to many of his parishioners dismay, my priest explained that he couldn't talk at the pulpit to any specificity about the impact that Obamacare was having on religious freedom because the church was tax-exempt and couldn't participate in political discussion/activity.

So, how is "Souls to the Polls" not a violation of the law? It's certain that these church officials would say "we're only providing transportation." Yeah, sure.

Are we soon to witness the end of the petroleum era?

According to Dennis Gartman, a breakthrough in nuclear fusion by Lockheed-Martin is going to make petroleum go the way of whale oil. Here's the article from the Yahoo-Finance website: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/gartman-were-witnessing-end-oil-221420996....

Kinder Morgan Utopia Pipeline to go through Fulton County?

A new pipeline to go through Fulton County? Why are they skipping around Lucas County?

http://www.kindermorgan.com/business/products_pipelines/utopia/

Evidence supports Officer's story

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/new-evidence-supports-officers-ac...

The Dept of Justice had previously stated that there was not enough to bring charges of any Civil Rights violations.

Now experts have say that the autopsy report supports the testimony of Officer Wilson.

The damning evidence is that there is a wound on Brown's thumb with gun powder residue inside the wound and Brown's blood inside the Officer's vehicle. That suggests there was a struggle over the weapon in the car.

What are Michelle Obama's girls eating at school?

In true "Let them eat cake" royal tradition, Michelle Obama is insisting that public school students eat meager lunches with such kid-friendly items as kale while her daughters are enjoying gourmet-like meals at their exclusive private school.

The Michelle inspired school lunch program has been met with such negative reviews that there's a Twitter hashtag (#ThanksObama) where students post pictures of their pathetic school meals.

However, Malia's and Sasha's lunches at the Sidwell Friends School are enough to fill tummies with mouth-watering delights. According to the school's website (link provided later), October 24's lunch will be:

Minestrone Soup
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Baked Ziti
Vegetable Ziti
Roasted Cauliflower
Kiwi

Yum!

Democrats sure have voter fraud down to a science

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HEY, CANADA-----WHY NO CHEERING NOW?

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Remember how funny you pricks thought it was when WE got a terrorist hit, applause in Parliment, etc.? Well, laughing boys, why are you SILENT now?

Fulton County Ohio: Nexus Pipeline coming to Swanton Ohio

Why Do Homosexuals Want To Marry In Christian Churches?

I can't understand why homosexual people want to get married by a Christian minister or in a Christian Church. They have chosen a lifestyle that clearly contradicts the teaching of both the Old and New Testaments but they insist on marrying under Christian traditions. A Christian couple was fined $10,000 by the State of New York and ordered to pay a lesbian couple $1,500 each for not allowing them to marry on their property. http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2014/09/27/gay-mafia-claims-another-...

From lagging 'job creation' to lower charity giving, the wealthy give less back to society

From lagging 'job creation' to lower charity giving, the wealthy give less back to society
http://www.theguardian.com/money/us-money-blog/2014/oct/09/wealthy-give-...
A new report shows that the wealthy are giving only 4.6% of their salaries to charity, compared to 16.6% of those earning $25,000 or less. The least generous? Those who make $500,000 to a few million a year

Fiat Clown Car coming to Toledo?

Joe the plumber out at jeep?

It appears Samuel Wuzelbacher and Toledo Jeep may have parted ways. The public Joe the Plumber has been seen stumping for Republicans last week in Lewiston Idaho. Rumors have it the outspoken Joe has allegedly moved on to other things after working as a Jeep Temporary Part Time employee for about 9 months. Some of the Jeep TPPs were working up to 50 hours a week, not bad for temporary work. But the life of a production worker especially at the most efficient American auto plant can become a grueling grind that only those with a strongest constitution can withstand.

Speaker Boner's Jobs Plan Tweet

The true GOP Jobs Plan came out, and it's full of NOTHING, LITERALLY:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/10/07/does-john-boe...

BAHAHHAH

Here's my take on Boner's plan:

1) Talk a lot and do nothing
2) Endless Benghazi hearings to keep the morons riled up
3) Endless votes to repeal Obamacare
4) Shut down the government (again)
5) Hope the previous 4 are enough to get him and his buddies re-elected so they keep their jobs (instead of having to get new ones in the private sector).

toledoans are in deep denial about Jeep

There's a popular riddle that goes like this: A young boy and his father are in a car accident. The father dies at the scene. The boy is transported to the hospital and taken immediately into surgery, but the surgeon steps out of the operating room and says, "I can't operate on this boy--he's my son!" Who's the surgeon?

It's likely that in today's society more people would come up with the answer compared to 30 or more years ago. Of course, the surgeon is the boy's mother.

Just as this riddle requires thinking outside of the stereotypical box, Toledoans need to get a grip on the reality of Jeep leaving Toledo. Many of the arguments for why Jeep will/should stay in Toledo are gullible--at best.

Toledo has the skilled workers needed to produce Jeeps--Why would a state-of-the-art production facility making aluminum unibody Jeeps need production line workers?

Toledo is Jeep and Jeep is Toledo--Do people honestly think this means anything to Fiat?

Waitress--I'd like a little gravy on my "Snow"

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Aren't many of the biggest screwups in the non-unionized part of the private sector?

JP Morgan/Chase is one of those private sector behemoths which is "too big to fail." This is NOT a partisan statement. Both Republican AND Democratic leaders lined up to dump gigantic piles of our tax dollars into the corporate troughs to be devoured by these welfare kings and queens in their thousand dollar+ suits, wearing their solid gold Rolex watches.

Keep Jeep in Toledo!

Yesterday a bombshell was dropped on Toledo. Denny Schaffer 105.5 interview with Bruce Baumhower https://soundcloud.com/dsnorulesradio/the-denny-schaffer-show-bruce-baum... CEO Sergio Marchionne made the statement at the Paris car show that Fiat is making plans to make a new unibody independently suspended ALUMINUM bodied Wrangler. Now if that's not enough to scare the bejebus out of the four wheel drive market Sergio continued to say it may not be built in Toledo. HOLY SHIT!

Koch Brothers are MAD!

A recent Rolling Stone investigative report, "Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire" http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/inside-the-koch-brothers-toxic... has the "Brothers" rolling mad and responded with a lengthy response letter, "Koch Industries Responds to Rolling Stone – And We Answer Back" http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/koch-industries-responds-to-ro...

now we know what happened to all of the unaccompanied illegal children

Remember how the summer was filled with news about illegal children coming over the Mexican border? And then--in true Obama/Holder fashion--what happened to the minors became a secret. The Associated Press now reports that these children have been dispersed around the Country leaving local schools and U.S. taxpayers responsible for taking care of these "students" who can't speak English and come with physical and emotional issues.

How complacent we have become as a citizenry. We're like beaten dogs--Obama has spat in the face of this Country so frequently that we sit back and take it hoping that it won't get worse--but it does.

The brazen disregard for this Country is evidenced by the fact that the federal government didn't give the school districts advanced notice that these illegals were coming. According to an AP article, Donald Hattier, a school board member for a Delaware district that was dumped with these illegal kids, said advance warning would have helped with planning. The federal government, he said, "just dropped this on us."

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