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The anti environment Gov Kasich meets with Toledo Mayor Collins over Toledo water crisis

Ohio Governor Kaisich votes down SB310
Ohio Gov. John Kasich Signs Nation’s First Renewable Energy Freeze June 13, 2014
http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/13/ohio-gov-john-kasich-renewable-energy-fre...
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“Gov. Kasich promised Ohioans he would protect Ohio families, create Ohio jobs, and champion clean energy technologies. By signing this devastating bill, he has decided to ignore the health and economic interests of everyday Ohioans in favor of big corporations. We need Gov. Kasich to be strong on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and green jobs to move Ohio forward.”

Here's Your Immigration Bill---Now Shut Up.

Here it is, a comprehensive immigration bill! Next-to the Senate, then to The One.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/08/01/Border-Bill-Passes-House

Oops!!!

I believe the water "emergency" that Toledo has been going through today is a hoax being perpetrated by Mayor Collins and his henchmen to scare the people of Toledo into going along with massive water rate hikes to finance the upgrade of the city water treatment plant. The results of the tests of Toledo's water by outside agencies will not be announced until tomorrow. That will give Mayor Collins time to put the final touches on his PR spin of the story. I expect the phrase that will be heard most in Toledo tomorrow will be: "It was better to err on the side of caution".

is marcy kaptur senile?

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Two things you don't want to face on a Saturday morning--a water "crisis" and a Marcy Kaptur interview.

So there was Marcy on television rambling on about how the Senate won't even consider the Lake Erie clean-up legislation that the House gives them. She was really disgusted with this and suggested that when the reporters get "other" Ohio politicians in front of the cameras that they ask them about this. One of two things just happened:

1. Marcy has somehow forgotten that her Party--the Democrats--own the Senate and that Harry Reid (another possible victim of senility) decides which legislation the Senate considers. So who was she so angry at--Sherrod Brown?

2. Or is it that Marcy knows that her loyal Northwest Ohio supporters are so stupid that she can act disgusted with the Senate and they'll just figure it's those damn Republicans. Whew!

WSPD's water crisis coverage better than in 2010 weekend tornado non coverage

Went to listen to the weekend WSPD programming and was shocked to hear Fred Lefebvre giving live coverage of the global warming Lake Erie toxic algae bloom. The water crisis is being covered by program director Scott Sands unlike in 2010 when a killer tornado tore through the Toledo area, on a weekend, while WSPD news staff enjoyed the weekend off. Tuning in for about five minutes Marcy Kaptur spoke live about the problems she is having getting funding to upgrade our crumbling infrastructure.

GET A LOAD OF Toledoans

The best part of any sort of "emergency" in Toledo is being given the opportunity to get a glimpse at the fine residents via various media sources. I admit that I have hit the rewind button several times on the television to get a second look at the people lining up at the local grocery stores. From these videos, I have deducted that Toledoans:

***Have an average of 5 teeth each

***Believe that pajama bottoms are acceptable out-of-the-house wear

***Are so accustomed to standing in line for government handouts, they can be up and ready with their EBT cards at a moment's notice (buying water with your "food stamp card" and selling it will replenish your casino, drug, or designer purse fund in no time)

So, what are YOU drinking today?

Bottled Water
16% (3 votes)
Soda
0% (0 votes)
Beer
42% (8 votes)
My water's fine!
26% (5 votes)
I'm Bear Grylls and you don't want to know.
16% (3 votes)
Total votes: 19

DO NOT DRINK THE WATER

Blade press operations

Spolar may say a printing contract is not in place, but I'm told by one of its veteran employees that the Blade will be printed in Ann Arbor. With drive time accounted for, subscribers can expect to get their paper at least one hour later, possibly delivered after they've left for work. Either that, or deadlines for reporters will be moved up, resulting in an absence of news that otherwise would be there for readers. The Blade is making the hard-copy version of itself irrelevant. And then there's the matter of throwing 131 family breadwinners into the street.

Protests Across the Country against Illegals influx into U.S.

There were massive protests across the nation in the past week. Where is the mainstream media on this? All but entirely silent.

So I googled photos of the protests, thinking to find maybe 5 or 10 pictures. Well, click in, and cursor down, and keep cursoring down. Here are, I assume, thousands of voters who will be at the polls this November: [A picture, indeed, is worth a thousand words.]

https://www.google.com/search?q=Pictures+of+Protests+against+illegal+imm...

Yay Republicans... OK Dems, the proverbial political ball is in your court

Here's the story:

http://www.wnd.com/2014/08/conservative-plan-could-save-border-bill/

This issue isn't going away. The Dems are going to pay politically for this deliberate illegal influx into the U.S. There is no rock they can hide under from this assault on the Constitution by their messiah this time. Wonder how many will sacrifice their cushy jobs in D.C., in order to protect bobo on this. Funny how you can't even recall the names of the Dem congressmen who did so in 2010.

Uh oh

I wonder if he was with an OSU band member- Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald has canceled two campaign events for today and called a press conference for 2:30 this afternoon, likely to discuss a suburban Cleveland police record from two years ago that said police happened upon him and another person in a car in an otherwise a vacant parking lot at about 4:30 a.m. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/08/01/fitzgerald-canc...

.....so then paying for these would be a war on women right?

Research by scientists at the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center found that some versions of the birth control pill could increase a woman’s risk for breast cancer by 50 percent.

The versions of oral contraceptives specifically cited in the study published in the journal Cancer Research were those with “high doses of estrogen, some types of progestin and certain dosing schedules,” according to the research center.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/08/01/what-a-new-study-found-about-...

Federal union employees don't have enough to do

For one Federal Communications Commission worker, his porn habit at work was easy to explain: Things were slow, he told investigators, so he perused it “out of boredom” — for up to eight hours each week.
Lack of work has emerged time and again in federal investigations, and it’s not just porn, nor is it confined to the FCC. Across government, employees caught wasting time at work say they simply didn’t have enough work to do, according to investigation records obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.

Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.

Senate Republicans block bill to end tax breaks for outsourcing

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/213780-republicans-block-bi...
On Wednesday, the Senate voted 54-42 to end debate on S. 2569, the Bring Jobs Home Act — 60 votes were needed to advance the measure.

Sens. John Walsh (D-Mont.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) introduced the bill, which would give companies incentives to bring jobs back to the United States, including a tax write-off for the relocating costs and an additional 20 percent credit.

Here Is Every Foreign Country That Gets More Federal Aid Than Detroit

Here Is Every Foreign Country That Gets More Federal Aid Than Detroit
http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/here-is-foreign-every-country-that-gets-...
Detroit $108.2 Million
Solmalia $121.4M
Zimbabwe $135.3M
Cote d'lvoire $135.4M
Liberia $157.1M
Ghana $160M
Bangladesh $165.9M
Lebanon $165.9M
Malawi $166.4M
Rwanda $169.2M
Mati $180.3M
Indonesia $183M
Philippines $188M
Mexico $205M
Congo $236M
Haiti $300M
Colombia $323M
Zambia $362M
Mozambique $372.4M
South Sudan $393M
Ethiopia $417M
West Bank & Gaza $440M
South Africa $445M
Uganda $456.3M

Wisconsin supreme court nails it

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and rise to national prominence.

And it was a 5-2 vote.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/31/wisconsin-union-law...

What's wrong with this story?

Do you remember, as a kid, sitting in the doctor's waiting room reading Children's Highlights magazine? One of my favorite parts was the "What 's Wrong with This Picture?" game. If you were lucky, no other kid had already played the game--so you could be the first (if your parents would allow) to circle the mistakes (things like a fish on a leash or a flower pot on someone's head).

Well, here's a new game--What's Wrong with This Article?" I don't mean grammar or punctuation--but content. (Answers on the next page.)

The man accused of trying to kidnap a four-month-old baby from a hotel room is behind bars. The Toledo Police Department says Jaequan Smith was arrested Wednesday. According to investigators, the infant was left unattended at the Days Inn on Miami Street on Monday while the mother walked her boyfriend to his car. When she returned, Smith was allegedly leaving the hotel room with the baby in his arms, but was stopped.

'Don’t Mess With Texas, ALEC'

A Big Texas Unwelcome in Dallas
‘Don’t Mess with Texas, ALEC!’
By Michael King, 5:31PM, Tue. Jul. 29
http://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/news/2014-07-29/a-big-texas-unwelco...

Payroll deductions at the Sylvania Schools help fund school levy campaigns

The latest into the story surrounding Sylvania Schools' levy practices for Issue 3 which was voted down in May. From Maggie Thurber at Ohio Watchdog:
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Allowing teachers and administrators to contribute to school levy campaigns isn’t illegal, though many Ohioans might be surprised the practice exists.

Instead of writing a separate check, school employees fill out a form authorizing the deduction and, voila, they’re donating to the levy campaign. The district processes the deduction and forwards a check for the total to the campaign committee.

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