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Ormond Beach Mayor Ed Kelley / Headline SurferORMOND BEACH -- Mayor Ed Kelley gave his city commission colleagues and the public a dose of reality regarding unfunded pension liability issues.

According to the minutes of the April 2 Ormond Beach City Commission meeting, the mayor said Stockton, Calif., recently became the largest city to file for bankruptcy in the U.S. Kelley said Stockton was almost a billion dollars in debt and was driven to that primarily by unfunded pension liabilities.

Making the Grade

Occupy Wall Street protestors a rowdy bunch
Grade: D-
As patriotic Americans gathered at rallies across the country during 2009, 2010 and well into 2011, not one ticket was issued to any Tea Party gathering. They applied and paid for permits and complied with all local requirements. No one was arrested.

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