Texas

Texas Nexus Pipeline Surveyors invade Fulton County Ohio.


Yes we are being invaded by out-of-state workers. So goes the claim of local jobs! Fulton County residents are fearful of these new invaders with Texas license plates.

A big Texas Nexus welcome! Is this how they really feel about us Yankees?

Texas: Ayn Rand Utopia

Texas plant that exploded carried only $1M policy
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/05/05/texas-plant-that...
Quote from article:
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Texas fertilizer plant that exploded last month, killing 14 people, injuring more than 200 others and causing tens of millions of dollars in damage to the surrounding area had only $1 million in liability coverage, lawyers said Saturday.

LSU #1, Oklahoma State Jumps to #2, Oklahoma to #3: American Heartland Bar and Grill College Football Top 30

Week #5 of the fairest, most unbiased college football rankings out there and not bought and paid for by big corporate ESPN.

The formula is as follows:

If you defeat an opponent, one point for each win they have.

-if you win by 25+, you pick up an extra point for each win they have unless it's a non-Division 1-A team.

If you lose to an opponent, you lose one point for each loss they have

-if you lose by 25+, you lose an extra point for each loss they have. If the loss is to a non-D-1A team, this rule would also apply.

Divide the total by the number of games played.

American Heartland Bar and Grill College Football Top 30- October 23rd

Week #3 of the fairest, most unbiased college football rankings out there and not bought and paid for by big corporate ESPN.

The formula is as follows:

If you defeat an opponent, one point for each win they have.

-if you win by 25+, you pick up an extra point for each win they have unless it's a non-Division 1-A team.

If you lose to an opponent, you lose one point for each loss they have

-if you lose by 25+, you lose an extra point for each loss they have. If the loss is to a non-D-1A team, this rule would also apply.

Divide the total by the number of games played.

American Heartland College Football Top 30

It's that time of the year...the return of the American Heartland College Football Top 30! The fairest of the ranking systems because it's NOT biased against the non-BCS schools.

Formula is as follows:
If you defeat an opponent, one point for each win they have.
-if you win by 25+, you pick up an extra point for each win they have.

If you lose to an opponent, you lose one point for each loss they have
-if you lose by 25+, you lose an extra point for each loss they have

Divide the total by the number of games played.

Head to head results are taken into consideration.

Sherrod Brown is for Bernanke and against us!

I joined the Campaign for Liberty's "No Audit, No Bernanke!" and called and emailed Senators Voinovich and Brown to vote against the miserable and treacherous man. So far I've gotten a lousy response from Brown where he weasels out of doing anything for the American people or against Bernanke. He deserves a pink slip!

[Emphasis mine throughout]

Dear Mr. Ben-Ariel:

Thank you for sharing your views on the Federal Reserve Transparency Act.

American Heartland Bar and Grill College Football Top 30

1. 6.57 Alabama (13-0) SEC
2. 6.38 Texas (13-0) Big 12
3. 5.71 Cincinnati (12-0) Big East
4. 5.51 TCU (12-0) MWC
5. 5.50 Florida (12-1) SEC
6. 5.19 Boise State (13-0) WAC
7. 4.83 Oregon (10-2) Pac 10
8. 4.63 Iowa (10-2) Big 10
9. 4.33 Ohio State (10-2) Big 10
10. 4.23 Georgia Tech (11-2) ACC
11. 4.17 Virginia Tech (9-3) ACC
12. 4.01 Penn State (10-2) Big 10
13. 4.00 Miami (FL) (9-3) ACC
14. 3.62 West Virginia (9-3) Big East
15. 3.58 BYU (10-2) MWC
16. 3.50 Pittsburgh (9-3) Big East
17. 3.42 LSU (9-3) SEC
18. 3.37 Wisconsin (9-3) Big 10
19. 3.30 Oklahoma State (9-3) Big 12

American Heartland Bar and Grill College Football Top 30

1. 6.16 Texas (12-0) Big 12
2. 6.12 Alabama (12-0) SEC
3. 5.95 Florida (12-0) SEC
4. 5.50 TCU (12-0) MWC
5. 5.13 Cincinnati (11-0) Big East
6. 5.12 Boise State (12-0) WAC
7. 4.37 Iowa (10-2) Big 10
8. 4.36 Oregon (9-2) Pac 10
9. 4.33 Ohio State (10-2) Big 10
10. 4.08 Virginia Tech (9-3) ACC
11. 4.00 Penn State (10-2) Big 10
12. 3.91 Georgia Tech (10-2) ACC
12. 3.91 BYU (10-2) MWC
14. 3.72 Pittsburgh (9-2) Big East
15. 3.66 Miami (FL) (9-3) ACC
16. 3.37 Oklahoma State (9-3) Big 12

American Heartland Bar and Grill College Football Top 30

1. 5.90 Texas (11-0) Big 12
2. 5.59 Florida (11-0) SEC
2. 5.59 Alabama (11-0) SEC
4. 5.55 TCU (11-0) MWC
5. 5.05 Cincinnati (10-0) Big East
6. 4.45 Georgia Tech (10-1) ACC
7. 4.41 Boise State (11-0) WAC
8. 4.33 Ohio State (10-2) Big 10
9. 4.16 Iowa (10-2) Big 10
10. 4.10 Pittsburgh (9-1) Big East
11. 4.09 Oregon (9-2) Pac 10
12. 3.92 Penn State (10-2) Big 10
13. 3.91 Virginia Tech (8-3) ACC
14. 3.82 Oklahoma State (9-2) Big 12
15. 3.27 Miami (FL) (8-3) ACC
16. 3.05 Wisconsin (8-3) Big 10
17. 3.00 North Carolina (8-3) ACC
18. 2.95 Clemson (8-3) ACC

American Heartland Bar and Grill College Football Top 30

1. Alabama 10-0 SEC 5.4
2. Texas 10-0 Big 12 5.3
3. TCU 10-0 MWC 5.25
4. Florida 10-0 SEC 5.2
5. Georgia Tech 10-1 ACC 4.65
6. Cincinnati 10-0 Big East 4.55
7. Boise State 10-0 WAC 4.15
8. Ohio State 9-2 Big 10 3.92
9. Iowa 9-2 Big 10 3.91
10. Pittsburgh 9-1 Big East 3.85
11. Oregon 8-2 Pac 10 3.6
12. Oklahoma State 8-2 Big 12 3.55
13. Wisconsin 8-2 Big 10 3.55
14. Virginia Tech 7-3 ACC 3.5
15. Penn State 9-2 Big 10 3.45
16. LSU 8-2 SEC 3.3
17. Miami (FL) 7-3 ACC 3.2
18. Clemson 7-3 ACC 2.75
19. Houston 8-2 C-USA 2.6
20. Utah 8-2 MWC 2.5

American Heartland Bar and Grill College Football Top 30

1. Alabama 9-0 SEC 4.89
2. Texas 9-0 Big 12 4.78
3. Florida 9-0 SEC 4.61
4. TCU 9-0 MWC 4.44
5. Iowa 9-1 Big 10 4.1
6. Cincinnati 9-0 Big East 3.89
7. Georgia Tech 9-1 ACC 3.6
8. Boise State 9-0 WAC 3.44
9. Oregon 7-2 Pac-10 3.34
10. Virginia Tech 6-3 ACC 3.33
11. Ohio State 8-2 Big 10 3.3
12. Pittsburgh 8-1 Big East 3.23
13. LSU 7-2 SEC 3.22
14. Wisconsin 7-2 Big 10 3.17
15. Penn State 8-2 Big 10 3.15
16. Houston 8-1 C-USA 3.11
17. Miami (FL) 7-2 Big East 3.06
18. Oklahoma St. 7-2 Big 12 2.83

The American Heartland Bar and Grill College Football Top 30

1. Iowa 9-0 Big 10 4.61
2. Texas 8-0 Big 12 4.38
3. Florida 8-0 SEC 4.25
4. Alabama 8-0 SEC 4
5. TCU 8-0 MWC 3.88
6. Cincinnati 8-0 Big East 3.64
7. Oregon 7-1 Pac 10 3.63
8. Penn State 8-1 Big 10 3.39
9. Georgia Tech 8-1 ACC 3.17
10. LSU 7-1 SEC 3.13
10. Pittsburgh 7-1 Big East 3.13
12. Boise State 8-0 WAC 3.06
13. Miami (FL) 6-2 ACC 3
14. Virginia Tech 5-3 ACC 2.88
15. Houston 7-1 C-USA 2.75
16. Wisconsin 6-2 Big 10 2.63
17. Utah 7-1 MWC 2.52
18. USC 6-2 Pac-10 2.51
19. Arizona 5-2 Pac-10 2.5

The American Heartland Bar and Grill College Football Top 30

Here it is, the only objective, unbiased ranking system there is. Strictly driven by wins and losses period. This is much more fairer to the non-BCS schools.

Compared to BCS rankings:
-Iowa = underranked
-USC = way overranked
-TCU = slightly underranked
-Cincinnati and Boise State = slightly overranked.

This week's AHB&G Top 30
1. Iowa 8-0 Big 10 4.44
2. Texas 7-0 Big 12 3.71
3. Alabama 8-0 SEC 3.51
4. Florida 7-0 SEC 3.5
4. TCU 7-0 MWC 3.5
6. Virginia Tech 5-2 ACC 3.14
7. LSU 6-1 SEC 3

Small Businesses Will Create Jobs, Repair Ohio’s Economy

Entrepreneurship is the modern-day driver of job creation and progress. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses generate as much as 80 percent of new jobs and represent 99.7 percent of employers in the United States. It is crucial that as Ohio struggles to its feet during this recession, state leaders strive to improve our business environment so that small businesses can thrive.

GOP Senator: White House Encroaching on First Amendment

Toledo 30th best place for cookouts

According to Blue Rhino, Toledo is #30 in the country for cookouts. Leads all other Ohio cities. This may not be of much consolation to those who don't have a job.
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Los Angeles Tops the Charts as the Country’s #1 ‘Cookout Capital’

Blue Rhino Announces Annual List of Ideal Grilling Cities

Travel & Leisure II, Summer Outdoors
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Rhino, the leading brand of propane tank exchange, announces the ideal cities to grill in with the top 100 Cookout Capitals for 2009. This year, the nation's top Cookout Capital is Los Angeles.

Children in the Fields Campaign Launches Advocacy Effort to Inform Public on U.S Child Farmworkers

Major Initiative Supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Will Be Used to Build Grass Roots Support in Texas, California, North Carolina, Michigan and Ohio

Washington, D.C – Through a 1.4 million dollar grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP) will work to build grass roots support in five key states to combat the exploitation of U.S farmworker children.

What's next, gravity?

The Texas Board of Education approved a science curriculum that opens the door for teachers and textbooks to raise doubts about evolution.

Kathy Miller, president of the pro-evolution Texas Freedom Network, said, "The board crafted a road map that creationists will use to pressure publishers into putting phony arguments attacking established science into textbooks." (cont.)

Gun shows don't increase homicide, suicide rates

This is a story a few days old, but worth posting.
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ANN ARBOR -- Gun shows don't contribute to increased homicide or suicide rates, according to results of a study announced Wednesday by the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Opinion In Texas compound case, 4 questions need answers

"Last week's public hearings in the sensational case were longer on suspicions than hard evidence. Since then, the authorities have clamped down even on basic information that should not be sensitive — such as the ages and genders of those removed.

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