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"Kelly Bensman not tied to the problems of the past" LOL

Jon Stainbrook:

Putting people on that know the process is the first step to getting the board of elections turned around,” Mr. Stainbrook said. “Kelly’s not tied to the problems of the past, and neither is Ben. I’m disappointed that he left John Irish on there.”
Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/Politics/2014/06/20/Hill-picked-for-elections...

Jon must be a real joker, or thinks everyone is stupid, let's refresh on Kelly Bensman:

KKK In Wood County-Michael Brooks

Michael joins me this Monday to talk about his new book http://www.amazon.com/Klux-Klan-Wood-County-Ohio/dp/1626193347 at 7:35a. Another veiled attempt by a highschool grad, 3 hour working, union hating, race baiting, Koch bought talk show host to redeem his tattered reputation with those who live in Michigan but don't listen to the show anymore and only hear about it from friends once in a great while, if it happens to come up. It won't work.
Here's me looking penitent

Where does Kelly Bensman live? Courts recorded she moved

Kelly owes/owed money, while that is of interest, the thing that is more interesting is that the courts can't locate her. Either they are wrong (hard to believe or she does not live at her address).

Toledo Municipal Court:
Case Number: CVF-12-17392
05/13/2013 As to KELLY K BENSMAN, DEFENDANT(S) NOTIFICATION LETTER returned moved, left no address.. Clerk entry
They were able to garnish her wages from her employer Hull and Associates.

According to case Case Number: CVF-12-19618 where she owes $2144 to Capital One, they can't find her either.


44% (26 votes)
56% (33 votes)
Total votes: 59

Lucas County GOP BOE candidates unqualified and part of the problem

This was sent to me via e-mail:

Below is an open letter I have sent to Secretary of State Jon Husted and members of the State wide press core asking for him to deny the proposed unqualified Board of Elections candidates sent to him by recently fired Board of Elections member and Republican Establishment Faction Party Chairman Jon Stainbrook.

Please read the below letter and if you have any questions please contact me via the listed means below.


Dear Secretary of State Jon Husted

Republicans vote for new chairman at special meeting

Republicans Vote for New Chairman at Special Meeting
Dave Kissinger elected Chairman of the Lucas County Republican Party

MAUMEE – In an unexpected turn of events the Lucas County Republican Central Committee (LCRCC) met for a second time in a week to elect a new Chairman. In a remarkable display of civility and openness the LCRCC gathered at the Maumee Senior Center on Wednesday night to elect party leadership.

GOP appointee to Board of Elections has her own "interesting" past

Is there no end to the questionable characters that Jon Stainbrook knows? Apparently not.

Tonight Jon and his crew of unsavory followers selected Kelly Bensman as one of the two GOP appointees to the Lucas County Board of Elections. She's got a history with the BOE--and it's not exemplary.

Back in 2007 when Stainbrook was plotting his takeover of the Lucas County GOP, his "endorsed" candidate in District 2 was Joe Kidd. Well, reports surfaced that Kidd was living in Detroit (The Blade even featured a photo of Stainbrook visiting Kidd at his Detroit apartment in a 2006 article http://www.toledoblade.com/frontpage/2006/10/08/Kidd-s-wrong-choice-led-...). One might think that would negate his ability to be elected to the GOP Central Committee in Lucas County, but not when you're friends with Stainbrook. It seems that Kidd gave a Fullington Road address, which so happened to be Bensman's home.

It gets even more interesting (see link at end of this post), but does someone who apparently allowed her address to be used to qualify a non-resident as a candidate sound like it's improving the culture of the BOE?

It is almost 48 hrs, I won't remove link, here is my response to Craig at Consumer Health Digest

Hi Craig,

I will not remove the links. It is almost 48 hrs and I want to be sure you can contact me once you file your suit. To be clear, the links you refer to in your e-mail were published by spammers. The person who paid them sounds like a pretty bad person, quite slimy and I am sure that a trial can help find out who really did it through the discovery process.

I was sued before for another reason, so I have experience in the courts and a legal team who are familiar with my site. I will be happy to send you their contact information.

Iraq crisis: Militants take control of country's largest oil refinery

Drones won't work for convoys, Air support will slow them down. Better do something besides sending in a couple hundred SF's. They can't hold off no army.


Get ready for a really safe summer in Toledo

I woke up this morning (feeling a little stiff from doing yard work--but then I read "Treatments to Ease Morning Stiffness" at http://www.consumerhealthdigest.com) and saw on The Blade website (not a paying member) about Toledo City Council approving money to open another pool. I don't have any idea--nor do I care--where the pool is located; but I do know that opening a pool should be near the bottom of the list of Toledo expenditures.

Government should not be in the business of maintaining pools. It should be employing as many police as are necessary to keep the City safe--pools don't stop crime!

Two must read stories on Obama's foreign policy

Dick and Liz Cheney's op-ed in the Wall Street Journal:

As the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threaten Baghdad, thousands of slaughtered Iraqis in their wake, it is worth recalling a few of President Obama's past statements about ISIS and al Qaeda. "If a J.V. team puts on Lakers' uniforms that doesn't make them Kobe Bryant" (January 2014). "[C]ore al Qaeda is on its heels, has been decimated" (August 2013). "So, let there be no doubt: The tide of war is receding" (September 2011).

Today is link to www.consumerhealthdigest.com day!

In the spirit of MikeyA's comment, let's work a link to http://www.consumerhealthdigest.com or http://www.performanceinsiders.com into your comments or posts today. I will award bubble points for the number of mentions I see. Good luck! Craig Schwartz we love http://www.consumerhealthdigest.com or http://www.performanceinsiders.com ... wait while I swallow the throwup...better.

VA Gives MILLIONS In Bonuses Despite 500,000 Vets Awaiting Disability Benefits

Bonuses for “excellent” or “outstanding” performance. WTF. 14,000 veterans had appeals pending for more than two years as of November.

Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/08/27/2727523/despite-backlogs-va-giv...

IRS Has 'Lost' Two Years of Lois Lerner's Emails.

Now that's some funny shit. Not a Smidgen of Corruption at the IRS?
Sic the NSA on them. They are stored in the cloud.




Congressional Candidate Richard May's Campaign Suspends Lucas County Activities After Violent GOP Meeting

The Richard May for Congress campaign has suspended all activities and appearances within Lucas County in reaction to the disturbing events of last Wednesday, June 11. That evening the Republican Party of Lucas County gathered to organize itself after a bitterly contested primary to elect its Chairman and leadership. In the course of that meeting physical confrontations ensued between security controlled by the re-elected Lucas County Republican Chairman Jon Stainbrook and his opponents supporting local liberty activist Bill Delaney for chair.

Craig Schwartz of ConsumerHealthDigest.com says he may sue if I don't remove links to his site

Hello http://swampbubbles.com,

My name is Craig Schwartz and I am duly authorized to act on behalf of ConsumerHealthDigest.com. The purpose of writing this mail is to get few of the links removed from your website which are pointing to http://www.consumerhealthdigest.com. These links are not created by us and we do not have any idea about it.

the blade offers lame and tired "solutions" to Toledo blight

In its series on blight in Toledo, The Blade offered up such solutions as encouraging more downtown residential opportunities--wow, we've never tried that. Clueless.

If The Blade can come up with a list of solutions, we all might as well give it a try. Here are my suggestions:

1. Turn the blighted areas and known gang territories into police states. Assign a cop to every 4 blocks in the deteriorating neighborhoods. Arrest thugs for every reason you can come up with--jaywalking, littering, etc. Blight occurs because either the people who own the houses don't keep them up or the people who would keep them up have moved because they don't want to live among the crime and the losers who commit the crime. You have to make it uncomfortable enough for the thugs to motivate them to move out.

2. How do you afford to employ the needed police suggested in #1? Privatize all city and county services. When government workers' contracts expire, don't renew them. Hire private companies for everything. This eliminates many direct costs like health insurance, vacation/sick time, and retirement benefits.

US open to working with Iran against extremists in Iraq

Does this mean Obama will reduce sanctions on Iran's nuclear program for their help in Iraq. Or will it be more terrorists we negotiate away?


Blade front page mirrors econcat88

Interestingly enough when internet videographer econcat88 showed the blighted side of Toledo he was attacked by the Blade. Now less than a year later the Blade is doing it's own story http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/06/15/Blight-scars-city.html Find out what econcat88 thinks about that on Tuesday morning when he is my guest at 7a.

Time to leave the losers behind

Jon Stainbrook is a sleazeball. Like Carty Finkbeiner, he's never had a real job in his life, but has oozed his way into political positions that have provided him with something that he had never previously had--a regular paycheck.

So when honest people like John McAvoy attend this week's Lucas County Republican Party Central Committee elections with the hope of seeing a group of representatives whose votes hadn't been procured by Stainbrook with the promise a free beer--the disappointment must have been excruciating.

Stainbrook's opponents gave it their best shot, but when you're working against a guy with the ethical standards of a snake oil salesman--the odds are against you. I think it's time that we lay a wreath on the LCRP and don't spend another minute or dime trying to change it.

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