Pastor Got $1.5 Million in Clinton Earmarks Before Endorsement

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.

Israel shuts off fuel to Gaza

Israel has closed off Gaza (again!) and stopped fuel shipments, resulting in the shutdown of electrical power in the area. At least 800,000 people are now in darkness. The catastrophe will affect hospitals, medical clinics, water wells, houses, factories, all aspects of life.


The folks who invented the credit score for lenders are hard at work developing a similar tool for hospitals and other health care providers.

Congress has 30 days to block this 20 billion arms sale to the Saudis- will they block it?

they will not have enough votes to block it
83% (25 votes)
they will block it
17% (5 votes)
Total votes: 30

SwampBubbles Sued?

From the Toledo Blade: The principal of Leverette Junior High School filed a complaint in Lucas County Common Pleas Court yesterday demanding information about a Web site that he claims has been posting items that are "false and defamatory."

A Waste of Police Resources

The recent raid of Platinum Showgirls by three undercover police officers and a health department inspector, then by "a half dozen uniformed police officers", is a shocking waste of Toledo's stretched police resources. What was the purpose of the raid? Drugs, guns, white slavery, felony crime? No, they were there to bust smokers!

'No guns allowed here' placards in local stores and malls

Recent events in Colorado and Oklahoma show that these well intended signs accomplish nothing. Shooters pay no attention to them .
I was chatting with a sheriff deputy at a basketball game. He leaves his firearm home when he goes out shopping. He puts himself at risk when he does this, many of the local yahoos know him because he works at the jail too.

Toledo a safe city ???

Article published Monday, August 27, 2007
Toledo a safe place to raise your family

NAACP official: Vick shouldn't be banned from NFL

ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- The head of the Atlanta chapter of the NAACP said Wednesday that Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick has made mistakes but that they should not cost him his football career with the NFL.



"Some Toledoans will undoubtedly suggest that Mr. Finkbeiner simply leave his pet at home during the work day, but if the mayor wants his faithful companion by his side and Scout

Commissioner Konop to promote Regionalism and (in) Efficiency Mission

TOLEDO BLADE - As is the case with most newly elected politicians, Lucas County Commissioner Ben Konop was talking about change when he was sworn in last December...With a mission to challenge the existing structures of government for new efficiencies and greater cost-effectiveness, Commissioner Ben Konop will today launch a

And another police story


Woman settles suit against city, officer
By: The Toledo Journal
The Toledo Journal
Originally posted 4/10/2007



Toledo resident Marisha Austin has settled a police brutality lawsuit against the city, agreeing to a settlement amount that city officials had hoped to keep confidential.....

Police situation in Toledo

The Toledo Journal has a story about this incident - I had not heard about it. http://thetoledojournal.com/News/Article/Article.asp?NewsID=77742&sID=4

They don't leave their stories up for very long - so I suggest taking a look at it - watch the NBC 24 footage


Tell me your impressions?

Do we really want Socialized medicine

I recently read on Maggie Thurber

New developments: 2 city officials accuse mayor of discrimination

The plot thickens...and no, you can't fire someone for just being "lazy" (in and by itself)...


Should Jobe be tried as an adult?

Michael Miller

Time off


Deep freeze shuts schools for second straight day

Maybe I can get my boss to listen to this logic, but somehow I just don't think that will happen.


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