SwampBubbles is a user-centered site dedicated to breaking news and political discussion of Toledo and Northwest Ohio. It is a fast moving, interactive and user centered Web site where you control the content. Post your news or political item, press release, write your own editorials, post your own observation, create your own polls, and allow the rest of the community to comment on it. Post it here and see if it will ignite. Stop back frequently because you never know when something will bubble up in Toledo and Northwest Ohio.

Toledo

Buy
19% (3 votes)
Hold
50% (8 votes)
Sell
31% (5 votes)
Total votes: 16

Smoking Ban

Just curious now that the smoking ban has been in effect for a few weeks how everyone is feeling on it? Likes and dislikes? Let us know what your thoughts are!

Barnett voted TPS board's president

The Toledo Board of Education unanimously agreed last night to elect Deborah Barnett as president, replacing Darlene Fisher, who held the office during 2006.

But that's where their agreement ended.

Though the five board members signed a pledge of unity near the start of the meeting to work together, they began the new year much the same way they operated last year: with rancor and disagreement.

2 young Democrats in spotlight

They are two young and energetic Democrats who campaigned on a message of change.

One, Ben Konop, was a candidate for Lucas County commissioner. The other, Joe McNamara, was a candidate for Toledo City Council. Both were elected in November.

Read the Blade article:

http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070105/NEWS09/70...

Expectations? Suggestions?

Iraq

Tagged:  

Board travel account- does it matter?

The TPS Board recently voted to increase spending allowance for the service fund.

In the Toledo Blade today we find:

Ms. Fisher again cast the lone dissenting vote. She said $15,000 for a school year should be sufficient and each board member should be limited to $3,000.

Instead, she said, more than $7,000 has been spent on Mr. Sykes' travel since he was elected while she has spent none.

Toledo Public Schools

Buy
14% (1 vote)
Hold
29% (2 votes)
Sell
57% (4 votes)
Total votes: 7

Carty Finkbeiner

Tagged:  
Buy
8% (1 vote)
Hold
8% (1 vote)
Sell
83% (10 votes)
Total votes: 12

Who is to blame for the Toledo Public School Board problems?

Deborah Barnett
0% (0 votes)
Darlene Fisher
27% (8 votes)
Steven Steel
0% (0 votes)
Larry Sykes
47% (14 votes)
Robert Torres
0% (0 votes)
None of the above
7% (2 votes)
All of the above
10% (3 votes)
The voters
10% (3 votes)
Total votes: 30

What Blog would you like to see in the RSS Feeds?

Tagged:  
Politics in Mudville - http://politicsinmudville.blogspot.com/
16% (4 votes)
Thurber's Thoughts - http://thurbersthoughts.blogspot.com/
20% (5 votes)
History Mike - http://www.historymike.blogspot.com/
40% (10 votes)
Toledo Tales - http://toledotales.blogspot.com/
8% (2 votes)
Right Wing Toledo - http://rightwingtoledo.blogspot.com/
16% (4 votes)
Total votes: 25

Here's looking at you, Kidd

Joe Kidd refused to be a Noe political patsy

Joe Kidd, former executive director of the Lucas County Board of Elections and exposer of perhaps the most recent and compelling reason for public funding of elections, sat in my dining room last month. He agreed to talk with my wife, City Paper Publisher, Collette Jacobs, Managing Editor Jason Webber and myself to answer our questions regarding his involvement in the imbroglio at the center of the Republican Party

Syndicate content