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How Liberal Health Care Would Kill Ted Kennedy

Great article by a physician who exposes the problem with universal health care.


ACLU Coming To The Midwest


The ACLU is raising record amounts of money to infiltrate the Midwest with their perverse ideology.

Maryland Students Must Learn About Islam

They forgot about seperation of church and state...now they are dumbing down Islam's teachings...you know...so it doesn't sound so bad.


College Art Show Includes Depiction of Crucifix in Rectum

I just came across this news article and thought to myself, "and displaying the ten commandments offends people?". Yell What the___!?


Troy Neff Show: Brian Wilson Takes a Shot at Troy Neff on WSPD

Troy Neff on WCWA responds to new area resident Brian Wilson who decided to take shots at him on sister station WSPD.

To: Brian Wilson

New staff slated at Pickett School - Updated

Pickett Elementary School in central Toledo will be given a new set of teachers and administrators next school year in hopes of improving its chronic under performance and complying with the federal No Child Left Behind Act, Superintendent John Foley announced yesterday.

Arrested Development - Carty and the Economy

Excellent op ed piece from the city paper.



Groups are good discussion

I just wanted to alert everyone that the groups allow for specific discussion. There has been some interesting posts.

I wanted to alert you to the NW Ohio Evangelicals groups where there are some very Christian related post there. If this interests you, please join and participate.


Odd weather and enviornment

Ok...tonight this was a storm. The wind was blowing quite bad.

Have you noticed that the weather and other events are really strange? Earthquakes, storms, tornados, and monsoons. It just seems like a lot going on. What do you think?

Site ideas

Now is your time to sound off on what you think about the site. What you would like to see? what you would like to improve etc? Let me know.

Kucinich introduces articles of impeachment against Bush

Finally, a Congressman who's interested in upholding the Constitution:

An Ohio Democratic lawmaker and former presidential candidate has presented articles of impeachment against President George W. Bush to Congress.

Thirty-five articles were presented by Rep. Dennis Kucinich to the House of Representatives late Monday evening, airing live on CSPAN.

Head Of Mayor's Intermodal Committee On With Fred Tuesday Morning

Jim Tuschman the head of the mayor's newly named intermodal committe will be my guest Tuesday morning. Following a long talk this afternoon I believe what he has to say tomorrow will be of interest to anyone wishing to see this area thrive and grow once again. Mr. Tuschman is a life long Toledo resident, attorney, UT regent, and former UT Board member.

Troy Neff Show: Chris Gabrieli, author of "Time to Learn", and Focus on Education with John Foley and Lisa Sobecki

Some educators are concerned the current school calendar year - 6 hours and 180 days per year, isn't giving kids the education they need to be competitive in the global marketplace. Also, Lisa Sobecki talks to Troy about continuing you child’s education during summer break.

Editor in Chief Michael S. Miller of the Toledo Free Press: Love is in the air between the Toledo Blade & Jon Stainbrook

Troy Neff Show: That's what Michael Miller said about the strange relationship developing between The Toledo Blade, Republican activist Jon Stainbrook and Tom Troy. What do you think is going on here?

Editor in Chief Michael Miller Interview

Lean more about Jon Stainbrook:


Small cities can expect fewer flights

PRESCOTT, Ariz. - The rejection from Air Midwest came swiftly on a one-page fax. The carrier couldn't afford to fly to the mountain community of Prescott anymore, officials said. The city would simply have to find a new tenant for its tiny airport.

"Everything was going fine — then, bam — the airline is gone," Mayor Jack Wilson said with a sigh. "That's just not how you do business."

CODE ENFORCEMENT AMNESTY PLAN Toledo weighs deals on nuisance work

The vast majority of people who owe the city of Toledo money for razing nuisance buildings, cutting grass and weeds, or clearing away debris never pay up.

Over the past two years, the city has collected just $35,000 out of $4.1 million billed to current and former property owners.

China braces for leap in gas prices

The nation, which subsidizes fuel costs, is expected to boost prices as the cost of crude oil soars.
By Don Lee, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
June 9, 2008
SHANGHAI -- The lines are getting longer, and Tang Yao is finding fewer gasoline stations open in his neighborhood here. But the 48-year-old motorist has no gripes about the price at the pump.

Councilman Tom Waniewski Newsletter - June 2008

Councilman Tom Waniewski Newsletter - June 2008
Refuse Update

See Toledo's Future Thursday

This Thursday at 7pm you will be able to take a look for yourself at what should/could be the future of Toledo and Northwest Ohio. WSPD is holding a free and open to the public showing of Brian McMahon's Intermodal presentation in the Health Education Building on the Health Science Campus of UT, that's the former MCO campus. If you enter on Glendale follow the signs to Lot 3 and park free.


This week on the Toledo View:

Interviews with:

City of Oregon Police Chief, Richard Stager

Lucas County Prosecutor, Julia Bates

Read the hot editorial on the Citizens View...


And on the Anonymous View...


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