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Afghanistan and Elkhart, Indiana The Twin Frauds of Obama

By PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS
http://www.counterpunch.org/roberts12042009.html
Goldman Sachs senior executives are arming themselves with New York gun permits, according to Alice Schroeder on Bloomberg.com. The banksters “are now equipped to defend themselves if there is a populist uprising against the bank.”
http://groups.google.com/group/soldiersofsolidarity/browse_thread/thread...

Scion College Ride and Drive Tour at UT

TOLEDO, Ohio, November 6, 2009 – Scion, the youth brand of Toyota, is bringing its 2009 College Ride & Drive Tour to the University of Toledo on Tuesday, November 10.

Small Businesses Will Create Jobs, Repair Ohio’s Economy

Entrepreneurship is the modern-day driver of job creation and progress. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses generate as much as 80 percent of new jobs and represent 99.7 percent of employers in the United States. It is crucial that as Ohio struggles to its feet during this recession, state leaders strive to improve our business environment so that small businesses can thrive.

Phony Libertarian policies have ruined our Country: The Warning

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/warning/view/
In The Warning, veteran FRONTLINE producer Michael Kirk unearths the hidden history of the nation's worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. At the center of it all he finds Brooksley Born, who speaks for the first time on television about her failed campaign to regulate the secretive, multitrillion-dollar derivatives market whose crash helped trigger the financial collapse in the fall of 2008.

Still on the Job, but at Half the Pay

October 14, 2009
Still on the Job, but at Half the Pay
By LOUIS UCHITELLE
MECHANICSVILLE, Va. — The dark blue captain’s hat, with its golden oak-
leaf clusters, sits atop a bookcase in Bryan Lawlor’s home, out of
reach of the children. The uniform their father wears still displays
the four stripes of a commercial airline captain, but the hat stays
home. The rules forbid that extra display of authority, now that Mr.
Lawlor has been downgraded to first officer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/14/business/economy/14income.html

Toledo’s children

I always look for confirmation when exposing people or situations. To expound on the topic “Toledo’s Children,” I have been battling with myself as to whether or not I should release this topic with my opinions however harsh they may be. My confirmation came from two sources, one an individual who heads one of the organizations and one I have been debating on whether or not I am being too harsh, the second came from a full page ad taken out in the Toledo Blade by the Toledo Blade titled “We the people.” That ad stated in it’s entirety, “Eight out of ten people read The Blade.

Barack Obama adviser says Sharia Law is misunderstood

Barack Obama adviser says Sharia Law is misunderstood

President Barack Obama's adviser on Muslim affairs, Dalia Mogahed, has provoked controversy by appearing on a British television show hosted by a member of an extremist group to talk about Sharia Law.

By Andrew Gilligan and Alex Spillius in Washington
Published: 8:00PM BST 08 Oct 2009

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/barackobama/6...

City Councilman Tom Waniewski's Monthly Newsletter

Mayoral Town Hall Discussion
Toledo Mayoral Candidates Mike Bell and Keith Wilkowski will answer questions of residents Sunday, October 11th at 4 p.m. in the gymnasium at the Blessed Sacrament Neighborhood Building on Bellevue. I will be moderating the discussion. It will be a time to learn more about these two candidates in a relaxed setting. Please be there at 3:30 p.m. so we can log your questions and get everyone seated in time for the start at 4 p.m.

Nuisance Property

TARPS 20th Anniversary

BEA JENNINGS AND OTHER DISABLED RIDERS RECORD 20 YEARS OF MOBILITY FREEDOM AS TARPS MARKS TWO DECADES OF SERVICE

Toledo Area Regional Paratransit Service Started October 2, 1989

Toledo, Ohio ‑ Twenty years ago, Mrs. Bea Jennings was the second person to become eligible to ride the Toledo Area Regional Paratransit System’s small buses.

Cut Government Waste, Reduce the Debt - Barbara Sears

As a mother, I have always taught my sons the necessity of living within their means and avoiding accumulating debt. Especially with the onset of the economic recession, I have stressed the importance of trimming down excess expenditures during an unstable economy. But as the government continues to grow its power and become increasingly embedded in our everyday lives, it also continues to inefficiently consume our tax dollars. As Ohio’s families struggle to make ends meet, the last thing we need is for government growth and spending to spiral out of control.

Thousands attend three Michigan tea parties

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Thousands attend three Michigan tea parties
Delores Flynn and Valerie Olander / The Detroit News
http://detnews.com/article/20090909/POLITICS02/909090352/Thousands-atten...
Troy -- Neither rain nor delays could dampen the spirits of thousands who thronged Tuesday for Tea Party Express rallies in Troy, Brighton and Jackson against big government and national health care reform.

Upso FTW!

From the Toledo Blade:Toledoan Hostetler, 31, is one of six invited to design a premium 16-ounce bottle for Mountain Dew that debuts as a limited edition on 9/9/09. Silk screened on an aluminum vessel with a pry-off cap, Hostetler's design sports 10 eyes, each about two inches wide. The bottom eye is a closed line of lashes. In an abbreviated spiral climbing toward the cap, eyes open gradually until the topmost eye pops with an emerald iris the size of a quarter.

“The idea is that by the time you finish the bottle you're wide awake,” says Mr. Hostetler, whose contribution is attributed to UPSO, his creative moniker.

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Barbara Sears: Government Should Follow Small Business Example

If there is one thing I’ve learned from raising a family and running a small business, it’s that spending more than you can afford will ruin you financially. And if Ohio’s government were a business we would certainly be bankrupt.

Hannah Turner throws first pitch at Mud Hens

TOLEDO, Ohio – Aug. 27, 2009 – Join Hannah’s Socks this Sunday, Aug. 30, to watch eight-year-old Hannah Turner throw the ceremonial first pitch at the Mud Hens game.

Game time is 6 p.m., but Hannah’s pitch will be approximately 20 minutes prior to the start. Tickets, which are $9, can be purchased by calling Scott Rourke at 419-725-4539. Mention Hannah’s Socks, as there is a section dedicated for Hannah’s supporters.

One Dead in Rollover Crash

From WTOL.com:

One person is dead, another is recovering in the hospital after an accident.

The crash happened on I-475, just south of Central Avenue in Springfield Township, just after 10pm Friday night.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 22 year old Jason Krotz was trying to pass a semi when he lost control. He hit the back of the semi, went off the road and rolled over several times before finally coming to a stop.

The WSPD Mob's New Target: Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur

Replacing the WSPD ratings hit Mayor Carty Finkbeiner has now moved into high gear. The new target, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur has now been targeted by the libertarian thugs at extreme radio. Fort Apache has circled the wagons rallied the angry white males and unleashed the dogs of Northwest Ohio to any political rally of ear shot.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9U9OAN0qTY&feature=related
More shameless promotion:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WSPD

Christopher Hawker: The Inside Story of the Life of an Invention, Part 2

CrunchGear is publishing Part 2 of Christopher Hawker inventor story. Mr. Hawker was born in Toledo and currently resides in Columbus.
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Former Toledoan Christopher Hawker uses brain to make it big

CrunchGear has a guest post by Christopher Hawker, born in Toledo, who invented the PowerSquid. In the post, he talks about his background and the path he took to get where he is now. A great read.
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LOCAL BUSINESSWOMAN NAMED TO LCCS BOARD

Suzette R. Cowell joins Lucas County Children Services Board

(TOLEDO, OH — July 23, 2009) The Lucas County Commissioners have
appointed Suzette R. Cowell to the Lucas County Children Services (LCCS)
Board of Trustees. She will serve the remainder of the unexpired term of
former LCCS board member Dr. David Krol, which runs through December
2010.

Ms. Cowell is the president, board treasurer and a founding member of
the Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union (TUFCU). There, she has designed
and implemented a variety of programs to improve the quality of life of

Study Will Help Support Ohio's Auto Industry

For many years, Ohio's manufacturing industry has helped contribute to
Ohio's economy and provided thousands of jobs. In 2007 the industry
employed more than14 percent of Ohio's population, with 13.8 percent of
those employed in the automotive sector. However, the economic recession
has significantly damaged our state's manufacturing industry,
particularly automotives.

Nearly half of all recession-related job losses in Ohio have been in
manufacturing. With the bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrysler,
many Ohioans who were once employed are now jobless and out region has

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