Eight molasses-coated Lemmon Drops to nibble on while waiting for the University of Toledo to have a home football game on a Saturday afternoon:
She made a good point: Teachers were blamed when the district was in academic emergency ; so they deserve credit for the recent success.
You do deserve a pat on the back, TPS teachers. Good job.
That being said, I remember when I criticized teachers for their role in the academic emergency morass, more than a few sent me harshly worded e-mails, in which they blamed everyone but themselves for the district s woes. Teachers can t have it both ways.
Three days later, the same hurricane almost brought our country to its knees.
Toledo Mayor Jack Ford? Lose the reading glasses and speak from your heart, not from your notes.
Toledo City Councilman Rob Ludeman? Show us the fire in your belly, assuming you have any, and repeat your Put Progress Before Politics slogan often.
Keith Wilkowski? Wipe the sweat from your face at 6:59 two words: Richard Nixon and continue to suggest that it will be politics as usual if Mr. Finkbeiner, Mr. Ford, or Mr. Ludeman is elected.
Too many times, though, we drive past these projects and there s not a worker in sight. I don t know if it has anything to do with the amount of road work being done simultaneously, but the focus on individual projects does seem lacking.
As our TARTA driver said Thursday as we made our way through the congestion, They re working everywhere, but they re not getting anything done.
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