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Air America goes down in flames....

http://airamerica.com/

It is with the greatest regret, on behalf of our Board, that we must announce that Air America Media is ceasing its live programming operations as of this afternoon, and that the Company will file soon under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code to carry out an orderly winding-down of the business.

Carl Rove meets with Simpson faction

See Free Press site for photos.
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Karl Rove met with Jeff Simpson and other area Republicans before the Lincoln Day Dinner on Jan. 21.

Less than a month in office and Mike Bell wants a tax hike

I'm sorry Toledo, but Mike Bell made his bones as a democrat. I don't know why he didn't choose to run as a democrat, but I never believed that he wouldn't govern as one. Today he asked those of you left in the city who actually pay income taxes to pay more. From 2.25% to 2.5%. But it's only "temporary".

Supreme Court rolls back campaign spending limits

TARPS IMPROVEMENTS MAKING DIFFERENCE, RIDERSHIP AND PASSENGER SATISFACTION UP, MORE ADVANCEMENTS COMING

Inclement Weather Service Currently Being Offered

Toledo, Ohio ? The Toledo Area Regional Paratransit Service, TARPS, already is the nation’s second fastest growing transit service specifically for persons with disabilities and the fastest growing such service in Ohio. Plans and activities in place will advance this heavily used service even more.

City Looks To Settle Two Improper Termination Lawsuits Settlements for Griffin and Morehead moved to City Council for action

Mayor Michael P. Bell today sent legislation to Toledo City Council tentatively agreeing to settle two disputed claims alleging improper termination. While the liability has been denied the administration feels the settlement is in the best interest of the City.

Jon Stainbrook now picks on Children of Liberty

Jon has a unique talent of making enemies and also more proof that the more conservative you are the more Jon hates you.
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Library officials say contested Lucas County Republican Party Chairman Jon Stainbrook recently filed a complaint alleging a local conservative group was violating library meeting policies. Stainbrook told Toledo Free Press that is “untrue.”

Former Reagan Budget Director David Stockman Annihilates Wall Street, Federal Reserve Debt Monetization & The Bailout Super Cul

Toledo refinery to get 2.5 billion dollar re-tooling

From the Financial Post:
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Plans for Sunrise call for a steam-assisted gravity drainage project, where steam is pumped into the earth to loosen up the tarry bitumen in the oil sands so it can be pumped to the surface in wells.

Japan Alters 'Clunkers' Program Amid US Autos' Concerns

UPDATE: Japan Alters 'Clunkers' Program Amid US Autos' Concerns
Dow Jones
January 19, 2010: 05:28 PM ET