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marcy can rest easy--her supporters aren't getting any smarter

There are only two possibilities that Marcy Kaptur will ever be voted out of Congress: 1. If a viable Cleveland-area minority runs against her in the primary or 2. If her constituents would get a clue. After reading the comments on local blogs (including some on this site) and social media, she won't have to worry about the second item happening.

The one constant over the last 30 years in the Toledo-area is Marcy Kaptur. She keeps pointing her finger at Republicans--blaming them for the condition of Lake Erie--and her followers are buying it hook, line, and sinker. The ignorance is overwhelming.

Marcy Kaptur is the ranking Democrat on the House of Representatives Energy and Water Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee. She sits at the table where budgeting decisions are made concerning Federal spending on bodies of water. On her website she brags about her membership on this committee, which she deems "appropriate given that the Ninth District hugs the Lake Erie coastline from Cleveland to Toledo."

Kasich's illegal appointment to Director of Health

Defend this, conservatives!

On Friday afternoon Kasich released a statement saying he was going to appoint Rick Hodges as Director of the Ohio Department of Health. Hodges, a former lawmaker, currently leads the Ohio Turnpike Commission. Hodges will be replacing Dr. Ted Wymyslo… and that “Dr.” part is kind of important.

According to Ohio Revised Code 121.10:

The director of health shall be either:

(A) A physician holding the degree of doctor of medicine from a medical college approved by the state medical board who, before assuming his duties, has been licensed to practice medicine in the state and who has had experience in pursuing some phase of medical practice;

(B) An individual who has had significant experience in the public health profession.

http://www.plunderbund.com/2014/08/02/kasich-makes-another-illegal-cabin...

Oops!!!

I believe the water "emergency" that Toledo has been going through today is a hoax being perpetrated by Mayor Collins and his henchmen to scare the people of Toledo into going along with massive water rate hikes to finance the upgrade of the city water treatment plant. The results of the tests of Toledo's water by outside agencies will not be announced until tomorrow. That will give Mayor Collins time to put the final touches on his PR spin of the story. I expect the phrase that will be heard most in Toledo tomorrow will be: "It was better to err on the side of caution".

is marcy kaptur senile?

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Two things you don't want to face on a Saturday morning--a water "crisis" and a Marcy Kaptur interview.

So there was Marcy on television rambling on about how the Senate won't even consider the Lake Erie clean-up legislation that the House gives them. She was really disgusted with this and suggested that when the reporters get "other" Ohio politicians in front of the cameras that they ask them about this. One of two things just happened:

1. Marcy has somehow forgotten that her Party--the Democrats--own the Senate and that Harry Reid (another possible victim of senility) decides which legislation the Senate considers. So who was she so angry at--Sherrod Brown?

2. Or is it that Marcy knows that her loyal Northwest Ohio supporters are so stupid that she can act disgusted with the Senate and they'll just figure it's those damn Republicans. Whew!

WSPD's water crisis coverage better than in 2010 weekend tornado non coverage

Went to listen to the weekend WSPD programming and was shocked to hear Fred Lefebvre giving live coverage of the global warming Lake Erie toxic algae bloom. The water crisis is being covered by program director Scott Sands unlike in 2010 when a killer tornado tore through the Toledo area, on a weekend, while WSPD news staff enjoyed the weekend off. Tuning in for about five minutes Marcy Kaptur spoke live about the problems she is having getting funding to upgrade our crumbling infrastructure.

GET A LOAD OF Toledoans

The best part of any sort of "emergency" in Toledo is being given the opportunity to get a glimpse at the fine residents via various media sources. I admit that I have hit the rewind button several times on the television to get a second look at the people lining up at the local grocery stores. From these videos, I have deducted that Toledoans:

***Have an average of 5 teeth each

***Believe that pajama bottoms are acceptable out-of-the-house wear

***Are so accustomed to standing in line for government handouts, they can be up and ready with their EBT cards at a moment's notice (buying water with your "food stamp card" and selling it will replenish your casino, drug, or designer purse fund in no time)

Blade press operations

Spolar may say a printing contract is not in place, but I'm told by one of its veteran employees that the Blade will be printed in Ann Arbor. With drive time accounted for, subscribers can expect to get their paper at least one hour later, possibly delivered after they've left for work. Either that, or deadlines for reporters will be moved up, resulting in an absence of news that otherwise would be there for readers. The Blade is making the hard-copy version of itself irrelevant. And then there's the matter of throwing 131 family breadwinners into the street.

Uh oh

I wonder if he was with an OSU band member- Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald has canceled two campaign events for today and called a press conference for 2:30 this afternoon, likely to discuss a suburban Cleveland police record from two years ago that said police happened upon him and another person in a car in an otherwise a vacant parking lot at about 4:30 a.m. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/08/01/fitzgerald-canc...

.....so then paying for these would be a war on women right?

Research by scientists at the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center found that some versions of the birth control pill could increase a woman’s risk for breast cancer by 50 percent.

The versions of oral contraceptives specifically cited in the study published in the journal Cancer Research were those with “high doses of estrogen, some types of progestin and certain dosing schedules,” according to the research center.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/08/01/what-a-new-study-found-about-...

Federal union employees don't have enough to do

For one Federal Communications Commission worker, his porn habit at work was easy to explain: Things were slow, he told investigators, so he perused it “out of boredom” — for up to eight hours each week.
Lack of work has emerged time and again in federal investigations, and it’s not just porn, nor is it confined to the FCC. Across government, employees caught wasting time at work say they simply didn’t have enough work to do, according to investigation records obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.

Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.

Senate Republicans block bill to end tax breaks for outsourcing

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/213780-republicans-block-bi...
On Wednesday, the Senate voted 54-42 to end debate on S. 2569, the Bring Jobs Home Act — 60 votes were needed to advance the measure.

Sens. John Walsh (D-Mont.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) introduced the bill, which would give companies incentives to bring jobs back to the United States, including a tax write-off for the relocating costs and an additional 20 percent credit.

Here Is Every Foreign Country That Gets More Federal Aid Than Detroit

Here Is Every Foreign Country That Gets More Federal Aid Than Detroit
http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/here-is-foreign-every-country-that-gets-...
Detroit $108.2 Million
Solmalia $121.4M
Zimbabwe $135.3M
Cote d'lvoire $135.4M
Liberia $157.1M
Ghana $160M
Bangladesh $165.9M
Lebanon $165.9M
Malawi $166.4M
Rwanda $169.2M
Mati $180.3M
Indonesia $183M
Philippines $188M
Mexico $205M
Congo $236M
Haiti $300M
Colombia $323M
Zambia $362M
Mozambique $372.4M
South Sudan $393M
Ethiopia $417M
West Bank & Gaza $440M
South Africa $445M
Uganda $456.3M

Wisconsin supreme court nails it

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and rise to national prominence.

And it was a 5-2 vote.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/31/wisconsin-union-law...

What's wrong with this story?

Do you remember, as a kid, sitting in the doctor's waiting room reading Children's Highlights magazine? One of my favorite parts was the "What 's Wrong with This Picture?" game. If you were lucky, no other kid had already played the game--so you could be the first (if your parents would allow) to circle the mistakes (things like a fish on a leash or a flower pot on someone's head).

Well, here's a new game--What's Wrong with This Article?" I don't mean grammar or punctuation--but content. (Answers on the next page.)

The man accused of trying to kidnap a four-month-old baby from a hotel room is behind bars. The Toledo Police Department says Jaequan Smith was arrested Wednesday. According to investigators, the infant was left unattended at the Days Inn on Miami Street on Monday while the mother walked her boyfriend to his car. When she returned, Smith was allegedly leaving the hotel room with the baby in his arms, but was stopped.

Payroll deductions at the Sylvania Schools help fund school levy campaigns

The latest into the story surrounding Sylvania Schools' levy practices for Issue 3 which was voted down in May. From Maggie Thurber at Ohio Watchdog:
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Allowing teachers and administrators to contribute to school levy campaigns isn’t illegal, though many Ohioans might be surprised the practice exists.

Instead of writing a separate check, school employees fill out a form authorizing the deduction and, voila, they’re donating to the levy campaign. The district processes the deduction and forwards a check for the total to the campaign committee.

The answer my friend is blowing in the wind, or is it?

Interesting report-Earlier this month, Breitbart London reported that a Welsh government office was to scrap its £50,000 wind turbine after it generated just £5 of electricity per month. It now turns out that this is not the only place small-scale wind-turbine to have proved completely pointless.
Here is a list (courtesy of Not a Lot of People Know That) of 12 other local authorities wasting money on turbines that have proved to be next-to-useless.
1. Dover

Border Patrol Agent: Immigration Crisis has been Orchestrated as “Asymmetrical Warfare” to Destroy the Country from Within

Last week former U.S. Rep. from Florida and current Fox News contributor Allen West urged everyone to watch a YouTube video of an interview with Zack Taylor. Taylor is the chair of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers (NAFBPO). He's been quoted in the Washington Times, and interviewed by the likes of Breitbart Texas and The Blaze.

But it's Taylor's recent interview for a documentary by Chris Burgard that's been burning up the conservative internet. Burgard is filming "Back to the Border," a sequel to his 2006 original documentary, "Border."

Jim Crow and The Donkey: A True History the Left Loves To Ignore

You know you've hit a sore spot when the Left starts screeching.

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow's producer, Steve Benen, just took a whack at the American Civil Rights Union's new booklet, "The Truth About Jim Crow," (TTAJC) which National Review Online writer John Fund wrote about in a recent column.

Benen cites a critique from the Atlanta Journal Constitution blogger Jay Bookman: "Jay Bookman took a closer look at the pamphlet Fund's piece was promoting, highlighting some of its more glaring errors of fact and judgment."

'Obama Thanks Muslims for ‘Building the Very Fabric of Our Nation’

A statement put out today by President Barack Obama on the occasion of a religious holiday is raising some eyebrows.
The holiday is a Muslim one called "Eid-al-Fitr" and the statement says:

This last month has been a time of fasting, reflection, spiritual renewal, and service to the less fortunate. While Eid marks the completion of Ramadan, it also celebrates the common values that unite us in our humanity and reinforces the obligations that people of all faiths have to each other, especially those impacted by poverty, conflict, and disease.

according to sitting VP, Democrats cannot be relied upon to provide support for their families

In a recent speech in Cincinnati OH, the current sitting VPOTUS, a man who is one heartbeat away from being the POTUS has rightly claimed that people of his own party cannot support themselves or their future!!

“I should have one Republican kid who’d grow up to make money,” Biden said, according to a clip of his speech from Cincinnati NBC affiliate WLWT. “You know, so when they put me in a home, I get a window with a view. You know what I mean?”

(Yes Joe, we know exactly what you mean!)

here's the whole story from a LIBERAL source:

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