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What have we as Americans become?

What dark road are we going down as Americans? reports, "A Christian minister vowed Tuesday to go ahead with plans to burn copies of the Quran to protest the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks despite warnings from the White House and the top U.S. general in Afghanistan that doing so would endanger American troops overseas."

Can someone please get a handle on these Americans supposedly exercizing their First Amendment rights? Maybe there needs to be an exorcism to get rid of the demons in these people.

Live Stream: Toledo Rotary Club - House of Representatives Debate | August 30, 2010


August 30 at noon, Toledo Rotary Club has secured a debate among Marcy Kaptur, Rich Iott and Joseph Jaffe. WGTE Public Media will stream the debate live on the Knowledge Stream Website (

Citizens may attend the meeting virtually and provide feedback by posting comments live during the event.

What: Live, online streaming of House of Representatives Debate

When: Monday, August 30, 2010, at noon.


Wolfman Gets the Axe

Michael Miller seemed to hit the nail on the head with this one. "Brian Wilson's War", Toledo Free Press, August 20, 2010:

"Wolfman often spars on SwampBubbles with WSPD morning host Fred LeFebvre and, as is his right, is unrelentingly critical of Toledo Free Press, WSPD and most local media; he has stated his rather paranoid belief that “The extreme right has control or indirect control of most of Toledo media.”......

News Corp Donates $1 MILLION To Republican Governors Association

News Corp Donates $1 MILLION To Republican Governors Association
Huffington Post | Danny Shea First Posted: 08-17-10

Fox News and Wall Street Journal parent company News Corp donated $1 million to the Republican Governors Association in June, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reported.

The media conglomerate, controlled by Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, took advantage of the unlimited donations corporations can give to governors' associations (from Bloomberg BusinessWeek):

South side mail carrier assaulted today - quote from victim FB


Ok so 2day a man is walkn down the street with his penis out jackn I pass him without payn his sick ass any attention he grabd me from behind and tryd to touch me....I hope the cops find him...what is wrong with people....stay safe out here u guys....there r some sickos out here...this has been one hell of a week 4me....smhhh

There is a police report , I haven't seen it on the news yet ....

Vote NO this November !

Here we go Again ! Oregon, The Oregon School Board has put on yet another Property Tax Levy! So has Toledo!

NO More. These were voted down. Now there back on AGAIN !

VOTE on Tuesday, November 1st. And VOTE NO !

Enough of this BS! We already pay HIGH Taxes! Get this off the Property Owners !

If you Rent, you can bet your rent will go up. If the land lord has to pay the higher taxes, this will get passed along to you!

We need to send a message to these school boards. And not only vote this down, But also Vote Down the next several renewals that get put on also!

today's the day - Obama vs Arizona

PHOENIX (Reuters) – President Barack Obama's administration heads to court on Thursday in a showdown over whether Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigrants encroaches on federal authority over immigration policy and enforcement.

District Judge Susan Bolton will hear arguments in a federal lawsuit seeking to block Arizona's tough new immigration law that is scheduled to take effect on July 29

Any predictions?

Religious freedom at risk - check out Hilary speech

Freedom of religion is very different from freedom of worship. Communist countries have freedom of worship, as long as they are silent in the public square. Are we headed there too?

Updated.. New Black Panthers Turn on Obama in an N-Word, Uncle Tom Tirade..

"We can no longer depend on Barack Obama, he is with the white man. He is an Uncle Tom. With the rise of the Tea Party, the white-right and other racist forces and with gun sales nationwide at an all time high amongst whites, with a mood that is more anti-Black than anytime recent, it is imperative that we organize our forces, pool our resources and prepare for war!” The white man's time is up".says Chairman Malik Zulu Shabazz, and Farrakhan.

Wow! Looks like they will have to fight with China and the other Muslims for control of America...

Temperance Michigan Politicians Beware

Us 11 voters residing in Temperance are keeping a log of all politicians who are leaving political messages on our phone. We will not for for you on election day, regardless of party affiliation. We do not discriminate.

Live Stream: TPS Superintendent Candidate Forum


The Board of Education has narrowed its search for a new Superintendent of Toledo Public Schools and now welcomes the community to meet the finalists.

The town hall style meeting will be held at the WGTE Studios. Both Dr. Pecko and Dr. Watkins will meet with parents and area residents during separate, one-hour question-and-answer sessions. WGTE plans to carry the meetings live via the Knowledge Stream website (

Citizens may attend the meeting virtually and provide feedback by posting comments live during the event.

Live Stream: Toledo Public Schools Special Meeting | June 29, 2010

June 29 at 6:00 p.m., Toledo Public Schools Board will hold a special meeting to discuss the following items:

1. Act upon the collectively bargained agreement between TPS and the employees represented by TAAP.
2. Act upon the collectively bargained agreement between TPS and the employees represented by AFSCME.
3. Act upon the collectively bargained agreement between TPS and the employees represented by TFT.
4. Authorization to settle claim number MWC-131364.
5. A resolution authorizing the purchase of builder's risk insurance policies for Segment 6 projects.

Obama gives finger to Tornado victims...

FEMA turns down OH federal assistance request for June 6 tornadoes
Posted: Jun 24, 2010 3:00 PM PDT
Updated: Jun 24, 2010 4:39 PM PDT
(WTOL) - FEMA has turned down the disaster declaration for the State of Ohio following three tornadoes on June 5 and 6.

That means there will be no federal funding for residents and for clean-up efforts after the tornadoes struck Fulton, Ottawa and Wood Counties.

Read the statement released by Governor Strickland on the rejection of federal funding.

Live Stream: Toledo Public Schools Board Meeting | June 22, 2010

June 22 at 5:30, Toledo Public Schools Board will hold a scheduled board meeting. WGTE Public Media will stream the public meeting live on the Knowledge Stream Website (

Citizens may attend the meeting virtually and provide feedback by posting comments live during the event.

What: Live, online streaming of TPS Board Meeting

When: Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at 5:30 p.m.


Toledo Public School meetings are also made available to view following the event at .

Lucas County Government Public Meeting

Maggie Thurber is reminding people that the final public meeting about the Lucas county charter form of government is being held at Government Center on Tuesday, June 22nd at 4:30 PM. Click here and here for Maggie's blog entries.

If you're a registered voter who values freedom, please show up and ask a few embarrassing questions.

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to delist from NYSE

NEW YORK ( -- Mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were ordered by their federal regulator to no longer trade their shares on the New York Stock Exchange, the agency announced Wednesday. Both stocks plummeted on the news.

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and its predecessor agency have overseen the operation of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac since September 2008, when they were both placed under conservatorship, a form of control similar to what is found in a bankruptcy process.

Do you agree with the new law that says police don't need radar to justify you were speeding.

10% (10 votes)
90% (88 votes)
Total votes: 98

Head's Up!

There will be a meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the McMaster Center at the Main Library downtown concerning the new form of county government being proposed by Ben Konop. I encourage everyone to attend and ask Konop a few questions about his proposal.

I blogged about it here, and for more information check Maggie Thurber's blog: Konop Forces Failed Ideas Into His County Charter Proposal

Swampbubbles redemtion


Where do you go to redeem your bubbles that you earned? Is there a catalog or something?

Toledo mail carriers awarded 380 K by arbitrator


This is part of the ongoing effort by Postal management to eliminate jobs . The union ultimately wins many of these battles, they tell management they are not following the contract. But upper management bulls ahead , there is no cooperation. Then they lose in arbitration.

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