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If You Are A "Politician" In Northeast Ohio Not Committed To Lead Poisoning Eradication, You Must Resign

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 04/26/2010 - 06:00.

2008 Lead Poisonings of children in Cuyahoga County, Ohio - do not move here

2008 Lead Poisonings of children in Cuyahoga County, Ohio - do not move here

The Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council has released data on children in the neighborhoods of Cleveland and surrounding suburbs who were tested and documented as lead poisoned in Cuyahoga County in 2008 - about 3,200 of our Cleveland children were KNOWN to be lost to lead poisoning - about 4,000 children poisoned in Cuyahoga County overall. As only a small percentage of our children are actually tested for lead poisoning, the numbers of children in the County lost to lead poisoning is much higher... 1,000s of victims higher.

Cleveland's worst known mass-murderer, Anthony Sowell, is only known to have killed 11 people.... yet that has captured 1000s of inches of pointless newsprint... hours of pointless news coverage... to help nobody.

“Who has the most scientific knowledge of large-scale organization, collection, and access to information? Librarians,”

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 04/25/2010 - 22:42.

For a humorous take on a previous transition—the shift from scrolls to books—
watch this clip from Norwegian television NRK (with English subtitles)

realNEO is popular with librarians, and our members are certainly data intellectuals, so I expect an extensive treatment of the future of libraries - Gutenberg 2.0 - in the May/June Harvard Magazine will be of great interest here.

The insightful feature begins:

Who really cares whether Sweeney took a bribe or not, considering the state of HIS CITY?!?!

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 04/24/2010 - 10:17.

Interesting to see a man who has been responsible for lead poisoning 1,000s of children - 100,000s throughout his "political career" - now "DEFEND" himself about anything, yet here our Cleveland City Council PRESIDENT proclaims "I am not a crook". SO TYPICAL of our incompetent, irresponsible "leaders" to our deathcamp here.

Stranger than unrealest NEO: PD's Phillip Morris Is Related to "Lawmiss", Daughter of Judge Saffold... Who Are Suing PD

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 04/23/2010 - 04:50.

I was just reading the latest installment of Goldberg's Folly - Were 'governmentwatcher' posts made by same user as 'lawmiss'? - the stranger-than-fiction real-time reality showing of the persecution of Judge Saffold by the editor of the region's monopoly newspaper, the Cleveland Plain Dealer... and I finally saw revealed the smoking gun the PD couldn't keep under the mattress any longer, as this matter went before the state Supreme Court, and is headed to civil trial... it turns out this case is all about who gets the wishbone at the Saffold family Thanksgiving dinner... Judge Saffold or her not-kissing-cousin, PD columnist Phillip Morris... 

Land Banking: Helping Blighted Neighborhoods Prosper - Jim Rokakis, Cuyahoga Country Treasurer, at City Club

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 04/19/2010 - 20:37.
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Land banking is an idea that originated in Ohio, and with the passing of enabling legislation for Ohio, has now become a practice that will help significantly in blighted neighborhoods. There are still many, many foreclosures and walk-aways. Neighborhoods are being decimated, especially inner-city neighborhoods. This policy is being looked at in other parts of the country, and Rokakis has recently made presentations to national groups on the idea.

Location

The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Ave The City Club Building, 2nd Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
United States
Phone: 216-621-0082

First nationally available entrée in America to pack more than 3,000 calories

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 04/16/2010 - 02:33.

First nationally available entrée in America to pack more than 3,000 calories - Outback Ribs Full Slab

Tip of the Hat to Steve Cadwell, Director of the American Holisitic Medical Association, for pointing me to a site with the 20 worst restaurant foods in America, which is worth scrolling through to get a sense of the health risks of some typical restaurant foods. Here's a highlight: "We hope the guys at Guinness World Records are paying attention: Outback now holds the dubious distinction of serving the first nationally available entrée in America to pack more than 3,000 calories­. Congratulations."

Opening statement in City Club of Cleveland debate by U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Thu, 04/15/2010 - 15:27.

I was pleased to see posted on Secretary of State Brunner's campaign for U.S. Senator blog a video provided by the Cleveland Plain Dealer of her opening remarks at the City Club debate, this week. This was the highlight of the entire debate... watch to the end, as she differentiates herself from Fisher - nice to see the PD make this available, including allowing it to be embedded in other sites.

Question of the Day: Are you "Roundup Ready" or "a modern day hunter gatherer of healthy food"?

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Wed, 04/14/2010 - 18:58.

In reflecting on the future of the food economy in America, one must understand the role of genetically engineered crops, which have blown-apart food economics and ecology in America and increasingly worldwode since their monopoly-mounted introduction 14 short years ago, driven by Monsanto covering the Earth in Roundup, AKA glyphosate.

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1 percent in March

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Wed, 04/14/2010 - 12:59.

As the world and America move forward from an age of rampant, generational, systematically-enabled global corporate, government and individual leadership incompetency, corruption, excess, conflict and greed punctuated by widespread warmongering and the rising and bursting of global energy, military, housing and financial markets, and an escalation of climate change, throughout the first decade of the 2000s, some of the great concerns of the world's legitimate economists now center on the transference of wealth and opportunity from excessively greedy individuals and enterprises - which have been riding a wave of imperfect monopoly wealth creation and productivity realignments, only benefiting large corporate executives and stockholders - to now benefit excessively impoverished common workers, who are heavily underemployed and outside the power/elite fountain of trickle-down opportunity proposed to be the benefit of unenlightened contemporary "capitalism", as we have seen over the past several decades.

NO COST, NOT A FUNDRAISER Meet and Greet with US Senate Candidate Jennifer Brunner

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 04/12/2010 - 06:17.
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Ohio Secretary of State and realNEO member Jennifer Brunner shows love for realNEO, so there is certainly much to support about her (besides thanking her for cleaning up the Secretary of State's office)... and she is running for US Senate, so now is your chance...

Location

PF McIntyres Pub
17119 Loraine Avenue Kamms Corner
Cleveland, OH 44111
United States

To collaborate with intellectuals to optimize the value of information technology on Earth for all

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Wed, 04/07/2010 - 14:00.

"Entrepreneurs" do not maintain résumés for employment, but they do need to maintain a running tally about their professional lives, for various purposes... something I refer to as a curriculum vitae (CV). As I'm growing many entrepreneurial initiatives, I'm updating my CV... so I tracked down my latest version, from 2000. Since then, I've launched ICEarth, realNEO, Star Neighborhood Development, 7Gen, and Bigbang Tech, which I must now add to my life-list below... useful information for someone first getting to know me... but is that good enough for Ireland?

Census Data and Cleveland Growth

Submitted by Kevin Cronin on Mon, 03/29/2010 - 13:28.

A quick note about the census -- By now, we've all seen the cute advertising to encourage censis compliance...it's about accuracy, it's about getting our fair share of federal money, it's about maintaining appropriate representation in Congress.   Here's an online tool to see how we're doing.  With nation-wide and state-wide compliance in the 34-35% rate, Cleveland response rates average in the 10-20% category.  Well, to be fair, Cleveland, like many other areas, has a lot of factors that suggest low compliance r

When It Comes To Pollution, The Plain Dealer Editorial Board Shows How Low You May Go

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 03/29/2010 - 07:03.

I include below in its' entirety the most irresponsible words ever published by a newspaper, and I include the profiles of the Editorial Board of the Cleveland Plain Dealer that published these words, on this day, for the permanent record, for all history. I include this editorial here because the Plain Dealer has a history of hiding their online content, and this content is terrorism that may not leave the free public view and record ever... this Plain Dealer editorial is the equivalent of bio-terrorism and should be prosecuted by the Federal Department of Homeland Security. The line: "Many youngsters and some adults suffer from respiratory problems, particularly in the summer, when smoggy days can be pure misery" is especially harmful and insulting to the citizens of Northeast Ohio, who live under health-crisis conditions here. The Plain Dealer is highly responsible for the poor health of our citizens, and the poor state of the regional and global environment, even as their editors deny the reality of climate change. They are hereby disgraced forever.

realneo Seed and Plant Swap

Submitted by Evelyn Kiefer on Mon, 03/29/2010 - 03:19.

Would any Realneo members like to participate in a seed and plant swap? I would be happy to host. Please post your thoughts on possible dates and times. We could also include garden tools and other gardeing related items if people are interested.

I do not recommend anyone do anything they believe may be remotely illegal on realNEO, Ever!

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 03/28/2010 - 03:44.

There has been a great deal of anti-community if not illegal Troll activity on realNEO, since it's beginning. What Internet activity is "illegal" and what are the consequences are increasingly being defined by new terms in society and the courts, like cyber-sex crimes, cyber-harassment, cyber-terrorism, and cyber-stalking, as early cases of attacks over the Internet against individuals and society are working their ways up the legal systems in America, and around the world, to supreme levels.

What Every Landlord Should Know...Ohio Landlord Training Class

Submitted by 4HsgCt on Wed, 03/24/2010 - 09:37.
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Date: Saturday, March 27, 2010

Time: Registration: 9 a.m.

Course: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: 1200 Ontario Street Courtroom 13B, Sheriff's Training Room (1st floor)

Cost: $10.00 per person (Donuts & Coffee Provided)

Sponsored By: Judge Raymond L. Pianka, Cleveland Housing Court

About the course: Designed specifically for owners and managers of 100 units or less, the Landlord Training Course provides you with the information, techniques and resources you need to run a productive and profitable operation.

Location

1200 Ontario Street, 1st Floor Sheriff's Training Room Justice Center
Cleveland, OH 44113
United States
Phone: 216-664-6927
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Welcome to my life... I get these sort of hater emails and attacks every day

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 03/22/2010 - 19:00.

Welcome to my life... I get these sort of hater emails and attacks every day.

Here is the personal attack from Alien2 against me, with my response... Alien2 is not blocked, and no member of realNEO has been blocked unless openly spamming - Tim Russo is not blocked!

My email to Alien2, in response to his attack against me, below:

Mothray - there has been significant cyber-harassment on realNEO and there are investigators involved so I wouldn't take such things lightly, until your family is attacked.

As you are anonymous that won't happen to you - it happens to my family daily because of realNEO. In some cases our home has been physically attacked. Do you not consider that serious.

2010 Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council 5th Annual Symposium

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 03/22/2010 - 05:58.
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Please save the date for the 2010 Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory 5th Annual Symposium. 

What: 2010 Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council 5th Annual Symposium

            Healthy Kids, Homes, & Places – Ensuring a better future for our community

Location

Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States
Phone: 216-658-7206