Eight bite-size Lemmon Drops to nibble on while waiting to see if any charges are filed in the Case of the Flying Red Bra:
The Blade reported that Mr. Finkbeiner, who at the time was running for a second term, bought his political yard signs from an out-of-state firm. The tally was nearly $15,000.
Mr. Finkbeiner's campaign manager said the decision to go with a Kentucky company was "basically a cost thing for us."
Who was the mayor's campaign manager back then? None other than Frank Szollosi.
I was expecting the tone to be somber. Instead, rabid gun supporters were on the offensive. They said, mockingly, that the incident wouldn't have happened if the school had a "No Guns Allowed" sign on the front door.
As I turned off the radio I had to, because I felt like I was somehow participating in the dumbing down of America I began to wonder how they would fare in this hypocrisy test:
If "No Guns Allowed" signs don't work (that is, no one pays attention to them), is it safe to assume you have the same attitude toward Ten Commandments monuments on courthouse lawns?
"The L.A. Times had an editorial last week about Huntington Beach sending a nasty letter to a T-shirt vendor in Santa Cruz about misusing the SoCal city's trademarked 'Surf City' slogan. The editorial mentioned that a Scottsdale, Ariz., smoothie company is named Surf City Squeeze, and that Toledo, Ohio, has a Surf City Car Wash."
Yep, that's us a Midwestern surfer's paradise.
"Toledo is a city in the state of Ohio, USA. It is also a city in Spain. The similarity ends at this point."
The synopsis went on to say that Toledo nicknames include "Glass City, Home of the Mud Hens, Frog Town, the Black Swamp, and the second biggest city in Michigan."
As our 10th Sweetest Day as Ohioans approaches (I'd never heard of the day before moving here), I'm proud to say neither my wife nor I have contributed a penny toward the state's total.