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Hatred - How far will it go? - Smokers Required to wear special wristbands in Wales

Hatred: how far will YOU allow it to go?

June 6 [03:00 GMT]

How Does TARTA Effect You?

Do we really want Block to lead us into the future?

For some time The Blade has been running an ad on local television extolling the remarkable economic growth China has, and is, experiencing. It also suggests we can emulate this growth if we undergo dramatic change.

A kid comes to you to buy some

How Do You Feel About Your Home in Toledo?

"I'd move to the burb's or michigan in a heartbeat if I thought I could sell my house in this shit hole real estate market"
29% (5 votes)
I am satisfied with my home, but I don't think I will get the value I think I deserve
18% (3 votes)
I am not satisfied with my home, and hope some fool will buy it.
12% (2 votes)
I am satisfied with my home, and will get Fair Market Value, or more, for it.
29% (5 votes)
I think my home is great, and I'll get top dollar for it.
12% (2 votes)
Total votes: 17

Why Do You Stay in Toledo?

You want to be close to your mom, dad, brother(s), sister(s), and extended family?
38% (14 votes)
Your friends are all here (if you aren't close to birth family)?
8% (3 votes)
You've got a career-enhancing job here?
32% (12 votes)
You love the scenic beauty of this part of Ohio?
3% (1 vote)
You're concerned that moving from your situation will lead you into something worse?
5% (2 votes)
You think there could be worse economic situations other places?
14% (5 votes)
Total votes: 37

Boycotting CBS and MSNBC.

Today I have decided to make a stand. Seeing advertisers rely on the Arbitron ratings for commercial prices, I am going to start MY boycott of the boycotting and the weakness corporations exhibit with threats from special interest groups.

Mystery Cat Takes a Bus to fish & chips shop every week

Mystery cat takes regular bus to the shops
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article...

Bus drivers have nicknamed a white cat Macavity after it has started using the No 331 several mornings a week.

Meet Rick Berman, A.K.A. "Dr. Evil" - lobbies against nannys

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/04/05/60minutes/main2653020.shtml

Meet Rick Berman, A.K.A. "Dr. Evil"
Morley Safer Speaks To A Lobbyist Some People Love To Hate - April 8, 2007

CBS) Rick Berman takes a certain pride, even joy, in the nickname Dr. Evil. But the people who use it see nothing funny about it

DUI City vs Police

Interesting court case involving a city employee who was known to have a problem with alcohol but nevertheless was hired to work for the city. This was a political hire as a reward for working on the mayor's election.

Marcy a back-bencher?

Today's Blade editorial. I believe one of the posters here asked the same question a month or so ago.

Edit (urls for previous threads)
http://swampbubbles.com/where_is_kaptur
http://swampbubbles.com/kaptur_fails

It has come to this in Amerika today....if you're a smoker

This comes from the FORCES website (www.forces.org)-just sickening.:

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UT Administrator Arrested for Child Pornography

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I have a lengthier post on my blog about Dr. John Nutter, the UT administrator accused of dowloading and viewing child pornography on his UT computer, but I have to admit I am pretty shocked by the case. How can someone throw away his entire career like this?

Harner has supporters in Greenville

From GreenvilleOnline.com ... There is always more than one viewpoint.

Toledo is getting great superintendent The students and families of Toledo have every reason to celebrate the unanimous selection of their new superintendent, Dr. Bill Harner. I am thrilled that those board members have the judgment to recognize an excellent leader in their midst!

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Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) is not the Man of Steel

You can read my oped piece that appears in today's Atlanta Journal Constitution here

Arena, In Our Lifetime?

This is a repost from ToledoTalk. I just read it and it's worth reading. The web master at that site is not allowing any comments on it.???

February 2, 2007

The 'New' Communism

I saw this on another blog/board and thought it was the greatest thing I've read in years. It's a long read, but I think it's EXCELLENT!!

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http://speakeasyforum.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/8821083241/m/2401015581

My take on First Amendment Rights story

Wonder of wonders: the Toledo Free Press supports WSPD

Sign the gifts ban

Toledo Free Press is asking the Toledo council to implement a gift ban.

Read it here http://www.toledofreepress.com/?id=4636

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