BALTIMORE, PHILADELPHIA MOVE TOWARDS MARTIAL LAW
Saturday, May 19, 2007
JOHN FRITZE, BALTIMORE SUN
BALTIMORE, PHILADELPHIA MOVE TOWARDS MARTIAL LAW
Mayor Finkbeiner tells the Marines to leave Toledo - Does not want them to learn the skills to save their lives - updated
Finkbeiner, apparently only speaking for himself, said that Marines are not welcome in Toledo. Well I welcome Marines in Toledo to train and learn skills that will save their lives. Apparently Carty does not think they should practice the skills they need to save their lives here.
I'm not sure how I feel about this one --
Jim Brown - OneNewsNow - 2/8/2008 2:20:00 PM
Why do Woodward students get a free ride at Owens & other school's students do not?
Free ride at Owens offered to some teens
Program is limited at first to Woodward
College debt is no longer as big a worry for some Woodward High School students. Paying back loans isn’t a factor when you can get a degree for free.
The Supreme Court is taking up the question of individual gun rights by promising to rule on the D.C. law that currently prohibits handgun ownership. This may be the first time in more than two hundred years that a definitive ruling may be made on the 2nd Amendment rights of individual citizens to own firearms anywhere and in any jurisdiction.
Friday, 8-Feb-2008 4:57PM EST Story from AP
Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press (via ClariNet)
Associated Press/AP Online
(in other news... Mitt Romney is dropping out)
Obama raised $7.2 million in the first 48 hours after Super Tuesday.
"Mark Sobczak, president of Toledo City Council,
said yesterday a contingent of councilmen were playing political games
and called a proposal to take the authority to establish the city's
monthly refuse fee away from the Finkbeiner administration a
Although Mr. Collins yesterday said he would support Mr. McNamara's
proposal, he cautioned against assuming that means he is against the
I have to wonder WHY? I assume they smoke for the same reasons non-gays smoke (only perhaps more so, since they deal with intolerance more than most do) - stress, calming effect, pleasure, etc. To spend a crazy amount of money on something like this for to get obvious results is aburd. One big step would be to be more tolerant & understanding of gays.
Like it or not, this is what happens when you start banning things. The activity you want to stop just goes underground. "They have succeeded in creating this underground, sleazy, cash-only business that cannot be regulated, taxed or secured by police."
Cleveland underground clubs allowing smoking, sex
"BELLACINO’s Pizza & Grinders, open for three years, quietly closed about a month ago.
Down the street, the City Grill opened seven months ago, and nearby a Subway franchise has opened.
"Toledo's African-American community is frustrated
with the city, at least one black minister is praying for the city, and
Councilman Michael Ashford says Mayor Carty Finkbeiner has a record of
Mr. Ashford, reacting yesterday to the finding of the Ohio Civil Rights
Commission that Mr. Finkbeiner retaliated against three black employees
"It was malice in wonderland at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
on Thursday as Bush Administration envoys insisted things are getting
better in Afghanistan, while angry lawmakers from both parties cited
facts and figures showing just the opposite. Even the senior Republican
Here it is election year and the preceding polls ask us who to vote for. Well, George Wallace, the former governor of Alabama, once said, "There's not a dime's worth of difference between the Democrats and Republicans." Here's a take from overseas on American politics.
I hope to see you at the Reagan Birthday Benefit! It is for a good cause.
Ronald Reagan Birthday Benefit for Alzheimer's Association
Sponsored by Toledo Young Republicans Club
"We can't help everyone, but we can help someone."
THE KEY TO THE MASSA'S HOUSE
By: Bishop Stephen Ward
On January 21 members of the African-American community gathered at the Kitchen For The Poor in support of a chapter of the SCLC being formed here in Toledo. While that press conference was going on...at another MLK event, the massa issued keys to the city.
"The staff of the Ohio Civil Rights Commission
found "probable cause" that the administration of Mayor Carty
Finkbeiner discriminated against three black city officials when they
were fired last year.
If little Fostoria can have half a million dollars in the piggy bank , why can't Toledo?
Ok , I know the answer. It 's all about the city leaders .
FOSTORIA — Fostoria is in a state of growth, according to Mayor John Davoli.
"We are a city expanding, we're not a city in decline," he said Friday at his annual "state of the city" address.
President Bush wants Congress to broaden
the government's powers to eavesdrop on private conversations without
court approval. VOA White House Correspondent Scott Stearns reports, a
controversial public surveillance law is set to expire February 1.
"COLUMBUS — Ohio and other red ink-bleeding states
had hoped the federal government would rush to their rescue as it did
five years ago, but they found nothing for them in the $150 billion
economic stimulus package proposed by President Bush and House leaders