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Democrats, you gotta love 'em

Read how Michigan Dems wage war on women voters and rights http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140828/OPINION01/308280010/Mark-Sch...

Al Sharpton, "we have money to give military equipment to police forces but we don’t have money for training",

Al Sharpton preaches at Mike Brown Funeral Ferguson Missouri 8/25/14

obama gets a chilly reception from the american legion

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finally--an honest politician

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Australia's Ex-Foreign Minister: Neo-Cons' Bankrupted America And Drained Its Military Strength


Australia's Ex-Foreign Minister: 'Swivel-Eyed Neo-Cons' Bankrupted America And Drained Its Military Strength
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/swivel-eyed-neo-cons-bankrupted-us-2014-8...

Toledo Water question

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I don't have a Toledo Talk account--so I hope you'll allow me to ask this question on SB. Ever since the Toledo water situation it seems like the water pressure in my house is lower. I'm debating if I should call my plumber to have it checked out.

Anyone else experiencing the same low-pressure issue?

Expect links soon from the usual suspects

.....a new source to back up Alex Jones etc
The Occupy Wall Street movement, which blazed brightly two years ago amid a sea of arrests, vandalism and attacks against the wealthy, is coming back in the form of an online TV channel.
Occupy Television, in conjunction with FilmOn Networks, the National Convention PBC and a new union of the groups Occupy Television, ArticleV.org, and the National General Assembly, vows to bring the group's mission to the masses.

How Many White People Have Had Trouble With White Cops?

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Back around 1970, a kid I went to school with, broke into Pier One, in Sylvania. He was shot in the back fleeing the scene, I believe, by a Sylvania cop. He was lucky, he lived. Back then, Sylvania was mainly White, as were the two PDs. Let's face it, I grew up in that area, and although most cops there were OK, there were a couple who fucked with people a lot. A police department is a perfect place for bullies to gravitate to. So, how many White People have been seriously fucked with, by White Cops?

And so it ends........

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Mailers union, TNPGU, Typographical Union, IBEW local 8 etc etc all got the same message:
last date of publication will be Sept. 6th. All employees are required to continue to report to work as normally scheduled until COB Sept. 30th. During this time we will decommission equipment, and reps from Ohio Dept of Jobs and Family Services will be on hand. Thank you for your past and continued service. Questions? contact the Human Resource Office. Thank you

Unidentified gasbags

"Talk-radio gasbags"? The folks at WPOS? The Juice? Not WGTE? I wish Kushma would have been more precise in his name-calling. We're left with no solid idea about whom he's talking. He does admit that he asked the question that drew out the 9/11 response, but didn't mention how he phrased it.

democrat voter suppression in lucas county

Poor Jack Ford. He knows that his dynamic leadership and personality are being wasted by limiting himself to City jobs (is he not the Black Robin Williams?), but he just can't catch a break.

So he decides to run as an Independent against Edna Brown for the Ohio Senate and the Democrats contest his candidacy. What? That's voter suppression I tell ya! Those damn Democrats are limiting our voting options!

I already had my JACK FORD, BRINGING SEXY BACK yard sign and then this! I'm blaming YOU Steve Steel. You should be made to live in the strange-smelling fog of smoke that surrounds your house during the Old West End festival (what a minute--you already do that).

Jack Ford seemingly has everything one needs when it comes to being elected in Toledo/Lucas County--he's Black, he loves unions and--he's Black!

Follow up

A month or so ago aCOWARD announced he'd be reporting my to local LGBT groups for my homophobic post. I have yet to hear from any of the groups and wondered if maybe the complaint got lost in the mail or if the threat was an internet show of muscle. In any case here's my interview on this weekend's Pride Festival with Marketing Dir Kelly Heuss who never mentioned receiving the complaint.

http://www.wspd.com/media/podcast-fred-lefebvre-podcasts-Fred/820-kelly-...

When microcystin attacks

Who are you going to believe, a slick PR firm hired by the mayor or your trustworthy friends on social media? Are you going to make sure your loved ones are safe or risk watching them die a horrible, agonizing death? Can we really be certain the microcystin hasn't mutated and found new hosts on land, including the turf at local high school football stadiums?

http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/08/22/Nervous-residents-snatch-up-...

http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2014/08/22/Area-schools-stocking-up-in-...

Jewish Student Attacked At Temple University

I wonder how much of this goes on at TU? Anyone know of any incidents?
http://www.truthrevolt.org/news/temple-univ-jewish-student-punched-face-...

Europe To Arm Kurds

Germany, UK, France to ship arms to Kurds! It's about time for Europe to help out.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-20/germany-clears-way-to-arm-kurds...

british prime minister cuts vacation short after ISIS beheading

United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron cut his summer vacation short to return to his office and discuss strategy related to the beheading of an American journalist by ISIS.

In other news, President Obama returned to his vacation and played golf with former NBA player Alonzo Mourning.

Ferguson the ideal American city

Ferguson, MO seemed to be doing everything right. They had low voter turnout in every election, the last one around 13%, were investing in "quality of life" issues like biking and walking areas, and were buys electing people with familiar last names like the brother of the current mayor. And they rely on traffic fines to fund the budget. What could possibly go wrong?

http://thinkbicyclingblog.wordpress.com/2012/08/27/ferguson-first-missou...

is this racism?

I work for an organization that does a small amount of business with the federal government. We had an opening for a a technical position that pays in the $70,000-$75,000 salary range. It requires specialized skills and experience. We advertised the position and got two applicants. One of them was ideally suited for the job, but we couldn't hire him because our applicant "pool wasn't diverse." You see, if you accept federal money, you must have at least one minority candidate for every job search (even if that position is unrelated to the government funding).

So, this guy didn't get a job and we didn't get an employee. Human Resources has indicated we must re-open the search, which we will do with little hope of getting a "diverse pool" of applicants. We are being encouraged to recruit a minority candidate. Essentially, that means to get a minority who either is or isn't qualified for the job to participate in the search so we can check a box on a federal form.

Ferguson police officer has fractured eye socket

The Ferguson, Missouri policeman who shot convenience store robber Michael Brown suffered an orbital blowout fracture to his eye socket. Isn't it odd how, according to Al (I speak for all blacks) Sharpton, Brown was just minding his own business when the police officer started shooting at him--and somehow the officer ends up with a broken eye socket?

Clear Channel Boots Racist Sexist Pig Rush Limbaugh in Pittsburgh!

Looks like the hate mongering negative naybob of talk radio is now in a death spiral. Rush Limbaugh is being dropped by Cumulus and many other stations across the country. The American people are waking to the fact that these shills do not represent them. Here are a few recent articles of interest.

Clear Channel Boots Racist Sexist Pig Rush Limbaugh in Pittsburgh!
http://aattp.org/clear-channel-boots-racist-sexist-pig-rush-limbaugh-in-...

Media Matters Reveals Rush Limbaugh’s Ratings Are in A Death Spiral!

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