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
"Mr. Finkbeiner said the tax, which raises $57.7
million a year, is essential to providing police and fire protection
and unlimited trash collection.
First enacted in 1982 and renewed regularly since then, it was last renewed in 2004 with just over 51 percent of the vote.
Pastor Got $1.5 Million in Clinton Earmarks Before Endorsement
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) secured more than $1 million in federal funding last year for a Harlem-based non-profit whose leader gave her presidential campaign a major endorsement last weekend.
"WASHINGTON - Retirees living off Social Security are frustrated that they won't get tax rebate checks
through a bipartisan economic stimulus package before the House. Senate
Democrats Friday began efforts to include them.
By DAVID PATCH
BLADE STAFF WRITER
Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority President James Hartung got a 3.5 percent raise from his board of directors yesterday, but several local leaders urged him to give it back.
Kind of sad, but hey, when my household is facing a financial crunch, first thing to go is the social stuff. Same should apply to the city. This is a good call.
In a sign that Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner is considering a run for re-election, he hosted a $500-per-ticket campaign fund-raiser last night just before hosting the public "Celebration of the City" in the same building.
It was the first fund-raising event of his current term as mayor, but he said last night he won't decide whether to run again until next year.
Man 'killed by anti smoking drug'
By Lucy Thornton 21/01/2008
A grieving wife claims her husband killed himself after taking a new
Dad-of-two Wayne Marshall, 36, was found hanging shortly after
finishing a 13-week course of Champix.
Wife Emma, 28, said: "He went downhill so quickly. He stopped going
California foreclosures, mortgage defaults soar
Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:05pm EST
By Jim Christie
The technology gods were not on my side today, which is why there is no live blog. There was no Internet access and the two audio recordings may be unusable. I will post the notes here in just a second.
Chrysler announced plans Monday to invest nearly $28 million in its Toledo Machining Plant.
"Chrysler's investments in the Toledo area are rooted in our faith that we can keep good-paying manufacturing jobs in America as long as government, our unions and our companies all pull together for the common good," Chrysler President and Vice Chairman Tom LaSorda said in a statement.
Way to go Michigan!!!
Is coming to pass.
Europe's native population is dying.
Toledo library originally censored the book about this.
There is healing for those involved in abortion
WND Exclusive Library censors Planned Parenthood exposé
Author decries policy of 'politically correct' book banning
Posted: June 6, 2000
1:00 a.m. Eastern
By Patrick Poole
© 2000 WorldNetDaily.com
"About 30 members of a reputed white
supremacists' group marched through the streets of Jena, La., Monday,
expressing disdain for the holiday honoring slain civil rights leader
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., as well as for six black Jena teenagers
charged with beating a white classmate.