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Rocket Ventures Opportunities presentation- any enterprenuers out there?

Third Frontier Funding Opportunities Presentation
July 15, 2009
10:00am - 11:30am
Toledo Hilton’s Dana Center

Join us for an Ohio Department of Development presentation highlighting FY 2010 Ohio Third Frontier funding opportunities. Topics will include: Research and Commercialization Grants, Pre-Seed Fund Availability, and the Third Frontier Internship Program.


Rightwing Extremism

Rightwing Extremism:
The Bush administration requested a report on radicalized right-wing groups, along with one on the threats posed by radical left-wing groups, before President Bush left office.
(U//FOUO) Historically, domestic rightwing extremists have feared, predicted, and
anticipated a cataclysmic economic collapse in the United States. Prominent
antigovernment conspiracy theorists have incorporated aspects of an impending

live report - Fred and Mike at CoL meeting

This is the Children of Liberty meeting at the Sanger branch library. Fred Lefebre ( how do you spell that) spoke , now Michael Miller of the Toledo Free Press is up . These two are both funny, regardless if you agree with them or not. Miller looks younger than his FP photo.
Fred spoke of the media battles in Toledo. The newspaper , the tv stations, the radio, the weekly paper.

NOW it's time for the apocolypse!!!!

TV pitchman Billy Mays was found dead today in his home in Tampa, Florida early this morning.

Micheal Jackson - R.I.P.

From TMZ:

We've just learned Michael Jackson has died. He was 50.

Michael suffered a cardiac arrest earlier this afternoon and paramedics were unable to revive him. We're told when paramedics arrived Jackson had no pulse and they never got a pulse back.

Michael is survived by three children: Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince "Blanket" Michael Jackson II.

Jackson had 13 number one hits during his solo career.

wsj- biggest tax in history, vote likely on Friday

The reality is that cost estimates for climate legislation are as unreliable as the models predicting climate change. What comes out of the computer is a function of what politicians type in. A better indicator might be what other countries are already experiencing. Britain's Taxpayer Alliance estimates the average family there is paying nearly $1,300 a year in green taxes for carbon-cutting programs in effect only a few years.

You can now edit your submissions and it is easier to add a location to your post

As part of the updates I am implementing, I have decided to give everyone the ability to edit their own stories, events, and blog posts. It will work the same way with comments, you won't be able to delete any of your submissions but you can go back and reword, correct and edit items that you wish. It is retroactive meaning it applies to anything you submitted from the beginning of the site.

Sarkozy;France cannot accept Burqas- this from Tricia Lyons FB

I agree with Sarkozy and Lyons. There was a full burqa woman at Ottawa Park golf course the other day with her family. When you come to America, assimilate! Women are free here.

PARIS — President Nicolas Sarkozy said the Muslim burqa would not be welcome in France, calling the full-body religious gown a sign of the "debasement" of women.

In the first presidential address to parliament in 136 years, Sarkozy faced critics who fear the burqa issue could stigmatize France's Muslims and said he supported banning the garment from being worn in public.

Highway Robbery: Illinois Toll Traps?

Having just gone through the state of Illinois from Ohio en route to gladly see the Badlands, Custer State Park and Wind Cave in

U.S. proposes ban on almost all pocket knives


Occasionally I will carry a small knife tool. The govt keeps reaching further into our lives.
U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has proposed revoking earlier rulings that assisted opening knives are not switchblades. The proposed new rule would not only outlaw assisted opening knives, its broad definition of a switchblade would also include one-handed opening knives and could be easily interpreted to cover most other pocket knives, even simple old-fashioned slip-joints.

Finding Homes For Cats

My daughter has been very active in helping stray cats in her area (neutering, vet checks, socialization) & has created a website to find homes for these cats. She won't adopt them out until they're 'good to go', and is careful about the homes she places the cats with (some cats do well with kids & dogs, others do not). Please take a minute & check out her site, and keep it in mind.

Check out my site and keep us in mind in the future if you choose to adopt a cat:

Children of Liberty with council candidates

This is at Sanger branch library, 3030 W Central ave.
Some things we will be talking about:
Clarifying the message
Identifying the audience
Short term goal specifics
The Children of Liberty Education Series
Candidate members of the Children of Liberty

Neighborhood foot patrol tonight. The last several Wed. nites, we have been hit

by alot of graffiti and break ins. The guardian angels will welcome anyone who wants to walk the Highland Park area tonight. Meet at the angels hq, the old fire house, Broadway at Orchard sts, 7 pm. This walk schedule just came about today

Periodic outages - upgrade happening now

Site currently in Read Only mode. Will be put back to normal once upgrade is done. 5/28 status: just a few more things before it can be put back to normal. Hopefully before 8am EST.

Due to capacity issues I will have to make some temporary changes to make the Web host happy. There may be brief periods of outages today which may extend to an hour or two. The other sites SwampFeeds, SwampStation and Great Open Swamp will be suspended until these changes are made. Please be patient over the next 24 hrs.

Free NRA memberships to all

The NRA is giving FREE 1-year memberships to everyone who wants to JOIN. It needs to build up its membership to fight pending legislation actions by this administration and the current congressional leadership that will impact our 2nd amendment right to keep and bear arms. It is very important for anti-gun congressmen to see how many people they will have to fight to get their legislation through.

Tell Congress to investigate torture


Hold Congress accountable. Torture is illegal, and lawbreakers must be held accountable.

Clean OUR House!

Ladies and gentlemen, this is our city and these politicians work for us, not the other way around. If an employee had Carty's track record he would have been fired a long time ago. I personally believe that Carty has done an extremely poor job and needed to be fired some time back. Whether I'm right or not is irrevelant, what is relevant is the condition the city is in now.

Chrysler payroll checks bouncing? Anybody know?

My sister in law (laid off from GM) said she saw on the news that employee paychecks from Chrysler bounced. Did anybody else see or hear this? (she also said that her health benefits were just cut, she's been laid off for a month so far).

Red light Camera meet-up

If you're interested in signing this petition and learning more about this issue, there will be a meeting at Delaney's Lounge on 309 W. Alexis (small strip plaza, next to Marco's Pizza) Thursday May 14th at 7 p.m. For more information go to:

Under Restructuring, GM To Build More Cars Overseas

Under Restructuring, GM To Build More Cars Overseas

By Peter Whoriskey
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, May 8, 2009

The U.S. government is pouring billions into General Motors in hopes of reviving the domestic economy, but when the automaker completes its restructuring plan, many of the company's new jobs will be filled by workers overseas.

According to an outline the company has been sharing privately with Washington legislators, the number of cars that GM sells in the United States and builds in Mexico, China and South Korea will roughly double.

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