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Snyder leading Dem challenger in Michigan

Normally Mrignorant would keep us updated on any news from Michigan regarding Gov Snyder. His posts about Snyder failing, poll numbers falling, unions hating him etc etc are scattered throughout SB.
It's possible he missed this story while getting dressed in his pink chiffon for a night out so I thought I'd post it for him.

3 time loser Stainbrook continues to waste BOE resources on personal disputes

BOE member Jon Stainbrrok apparently enticed one of his fellow Republicans to file yet a 3rd attempt to cancel the residency of fellow Republican board member Anthony DeGidio. Stainbrook apparently makes enemies of anyone who doesn't agree with him and Degidio has made clear his intentions to stop Stainbrook's abuses at the BOE including support of incompetents and abuse of employees by Stainbrook. DeGidio has indicated his desire to vote to remove Gallagher from the BOE as recommended by the SOS John Husted.

40,000 longshoremen can't be wrong................

In what is being reported as a surprise move, the 40,000 members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) announced that they have formally ended their association with the AFL-CIO, one of the nation's largest private sector unions. The Longshoremen citied Obamacare and immigration reform as two important causes of their disaffiliation.

Blatant Show Promo-Ignore If You Don't Like The Show/ Meeks--Speller To Be Topic

Last month Sandra Meeks-Speller was fired by the TPS Board members despite the recommendation of a third party referee that she retain her job. Tuesday I'll look into the story with her advocate Dr. Earl Murry . Earl and I go back a few years and he has asked to come on the show to deal with this firing. He believes this teacher got a raw deal.

Here's the story to refresh your memory-TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
TPS board members voted 4-1 Tuesday to fire Assistant Principal Sandra Meeks-Speller, effective immediately.

CHANGING MINDS AND CHANGING LIVES: COMBATTING RACISM

Tim Wise, an author and speaker on the issue of racism and white privilege will be speaking at Woodward High School September 12, 2013 at 7PM. The community should join in the conversation to address the issues surrounding Race in America.

http://www.timwise.org/tag/white-privilege/

Bill O'reilly apologizes for talking out of his ass again.

Bill turkey neck O'reilly another right wing closet queer and gumba of Fox news whose wife used to screw Flavor Flav had to apologize for telling lies again, which is the standard at fox news, influencing their dumb ass audiences with make believe which they suck right up.
No wonder turkey neck hates rappers.

"Bill O'Reilly: I made wrong claim about march
Aug. 30, 2013, 2:02 PM EST

A Black Reporter Summarizes Barack

I have cut & pasted this from Facebook.
I totally agree with this.

The below summarization of Barack and Michelle Obama’s 5 year reign in the White House is by far the best I’ve ever read as it squarely hits the nail on the head. And it took a black reporter writing it to make it as effective as it is. A white man’s account would be instantly criticized by the liberal media as pure racism. But, how can anyone scream Racist when an exacting description of the Obamas is penned by a well known journalist of color?

BEST SUMMATION OF BARACK AND MICHELLE EVER!

Society needs to leave some white male judges and some white male teachers behind!

WHITE MALE SUPREMACY AND THE GOOD OLE BOYS NETWORK GONE WILD: Judge G. Todd Baugh of Montana, sentenced a 54 year old white male school teacher to serve 30 days in jail for raping a 14 year old female child, who later committed suicide. Time served will also be taken off of the 30 day sentence. The judge’s rationale is that the 14 year old child was, “a troubled youth, older than her chronological age.” He also stated, "Obviously, a 14-year-old can't consent. I think that people have in mind that this was some violent, forcible, horrible rape," Baugh said Tuesday.

TPS superintendent interview is a must-listen

TPS Superintendent Dr. Romules Durant was interviewed this morning on WSPD by Fred LeFebvre.

After listening to the interview, I have one message for anyone who lives in, works in, owns a business in and/or lives near Toledo--be afraid, be very afraid.

Once you get past Durant's speech impediment and his propensity to say "in regards to" every 20 seconds (not to mention the difficulty he has with subject/verb agreement--e,g. "There need to be..."), the context of his ideas are scary.

He indicates that TPS needs to provide a "Cradle to career" experience for Toledo children and that poor-performing students represent a "Community issue that's going to take a community solution." What?! How about parents accepting the responsibility to motivate their children to value education and respect teachers? It's as if he's come to the decision that TPS parents can't be expected to carry through on even the most basic parental duties.

America’s Gilded Capital

Moyer's and Company
America’s Gilded Capital
August 23, 2013
Bill talks with author and New York Times journalist Mark Leibovich about his latest book, This Town, in which he writes that money rules D.C., and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you.
http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-mark-leibovich-on-americas-gilde...

Efforts to stop Limbaugh unsuccessful

Great story for all of you who hate Rush and were hoping Cumulus would drop him. Despite compliants by owners of Cumulus that Limbaugh comments were hurting the bottom lline, apparently they weren't hurting it much.
Cumulus will continue to pay Premiere (Clear Channel) for the rights to carry Limbaugh. Rush Limbaugh has signed a new three-year deal with Cumulus, he revealed Friday.

WARNING! BLATANT SHOW PROMO WARNING! DON'T READ IF YOU DON'T LIKE FRED WARNING!

DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH FRED. THIS IS INFORMATION ABOUT UPCOMING SHOWS AND WILL ONLY PISS YOU OFF. GO READ A POST BY MRIGNORANT ON HOW UNIONS WILL SAVE THE COUNTRY OR HOW CONSERVATIVES ARE RUINING IT. THIS IS YOUR LAST WARNING. THIS IS PURELY BLATENT PROMOTION FOR RADIO SHOW IN SEARCH OF MORE LISTENERS AND HIGHER RATINGS. DO NOT CONTRIBUTE TO MY EGO BUILDING
THANKS TO CHRIS FOR ALLOWING ME THE SPACE TO SELF PROMOTE AN OTHERWISE FAILING SHOW

I can't stop laughing at this story.........

This one is just for you Mrignorant......read it and weep. From the Wall Street Journal-EDGARTOWN, Mass.–President Barack Obama hit the golf course Sunday with a campaign donor who has represented the venture-capital firm he repeatedly attacked in the 2012 election.

Mr. Obama is spending some of the last hours of his eight-day vacation on Martha’s Vineyard with Eunu Chun, a lawyer who has represented Bain Capital.

Gary Shores and Harvey Steele WKKO-FM 99.9 5-to-10 a.m. remains No. 1. in Arbitron

Toledo Blade
August 18. 2013
Now Hear This: Area morning radio ratings show clear winners, trends
Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/TV-Radio/2013/08/18/Now-Hear-This-Area-mornin...
My take from the article:
Gary Shores and Harvey Steele. WKKO-FM 99.9’s 5-to-10 a.m. remains No. 1. in Arbitron.

Pension problems helped kill Detroit

From today's Detroit Free Press, the more liberal of the two Detroit newspapers, comes this non surprise.

Two independent pension studies appear to back Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr’s position that the city’s retirement funds are seriously underfunded and based on optimistic assumptions — major reasons Orr has given for pushing the city into bankruptcy — the Free Press has learned.

Do you have what it takes to be the president of the university of Toledo--take the quiz

As the University of Toledo prepares to begin a new school year, it marks what should be an interesting time. Joe Zerby, president and general manager of the Toledo Blade, has assumed the position of chairman of the UT Board of Trustees--and from what I've heard from UT employees--he hasn't wasted any time putting his mark on the operations of the University.

The UT upper-level administration continues to run the institution with an iron fist and a level of cluelessness that makes Vik Kapoor look like a management genius. The good news is they each continue to collect their $300,000+ salaries and 6-figure longevity bonuses (you gotta love getting a bonus just because you lasted through the year).

"Why can't I have a job like that," you might be wondering. Well, you can see if you got what it takes by completing the CAN YOU BE JUST AS INCOMPETENT AS A HIGH-PAID UT ADMINISTRATOR? quiz.

QUESTION 1--After firing the entire staff of alcohol and drug abuse counselors, would you:

A. Replace them with new counselors
B. Hand over the counseling duties to faculty who are experts in that area
C. Begin to sell beer at football games

ANSWER: C (That was an easy one.)

Encore: Taming Capitalism Run Wild

Encore: Taming Capitalism Run Wild
In an encore broadcast, Economist Richard Wolff joins Bill to shine light on the disaster left behind in capitalism’s wake, and to discuss the fight for economic justice, including a fair minimum wage. A Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, and currently Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School, Wolff has written many books on the effects of rampant capitalism, including Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It.

Wet Dream For Zeyad

Seattle -- One man was left trembling after another pulled a loaded firearm on him and reportedly demanded that he apologize to black people for all the wrongs white people have done to them. Police arrested the suspect, finding the firearm and ammunition.

Chikwanha E. Nyashanu, 35-years old, is being held on $100,000 bail with prosecutors seeking to increase the amount to $500,000, according to Brandi Kruse of MyNorthwest.com. "King County District Court Judge Arthur R. Chapman called his actions 'inexplicable' and deemed him a danger to the community," she wrote.

Pro-abortion group endorses Anita Lopez

In via e-mail (press release for those who need everything spelled out wink): Anita Lopez earns the Emily List endorsement for mayor and from experience you don't get an endorsement unless you have the same beliefs as the supporting organization. Normally you have to fill out a long survey that goes on file with the organization talking about the issues the organization hold dear. If beliefs line up, they give you an endorsement.

Deen not a racist

SAVANNAH, GA. — A federal judge in Georgia has thrown out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen ended up causing the celebrity cook to lose a big slice of her culinary empire.

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