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Chinese Investors Buying All Our Surplus Ohio

Looks like someone finally figured out what to do with all this extra Ohio we’ve been stuck with: ties between Toledo and China have grown numerous. Chinese companies have paid more than $10 million in cash for two local hotels, a restaurant complex and a 69-acre waterfront property. Mayor Michael P. Bell has taken four trips to China in four years in search of investors. His business cards are double-sided, in English and Chinese. Sure, a double-sided business card sounds like a good idea until you discover that the Chinese translation of your job title is “Comical Dog-Man Who Exposes Himself Without Shame.” Read more on Chinese Investors Buying All Our Surplus Ohio…
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Virginia Selling Off Naming Rights To Roads, Bridges For Pennies On The Dollar

Virginia’s General Assembly would like to stake out a claim to fame that maybe DOESN’T involve the terms “transvaginal ultrasound” or “state-sanctioned clinical rape,” for once this year. So now the esteemed legislators of the Commonwealth have decided that pawning off its roads and bridges for a few shekels is just the ticket for shaking off the state’s recent well-earned national ridicule. Yes, beginning July 1st, anyone with a certified check between $5,000 and $200,000 can rename any Virginian road or bridge, thereby allowing lawmakers to avoid the pesky political problem of asking voters to pay taxes so their roads don’t dissolve into the Earth. Because what are we, GAY ROMANS? Read more on Virginia Selling Off Naming Rights To Roads, Bridges For Pennies On The Dollar…