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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Mueller did not find Trump campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation "did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities" during the 2016 campaign, he wrote in his final report. Attorney General William Barr summarized the report's findings in a letter to lawmakers Sunday.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders called the report a "total and complete exoneration of the President of the United States."

Barr says Mueller described the facts surrounding his investigation into allegations of obstruction of justice but made no determination as to whether President Trump committed a crime, deferring to Barr. The report "does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him," Barr quotes Mueller as writing.


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Dollar General In Salisbury

JOE- I have rarely in my 70+ years made a complaint about a store or business. But this is #2 for me Yesterday I went into the Dollar General @ 1005 Rt 13 North store to make some purchases for a bingo group that meets in Salisbury. The prizes furnished are around a dollar or so that everyone can afford. This location hasn't been opened long .I think about maybe a year and a half. The store floor was so filthy the light color was almost like walnut stain smeared everywhere but it was just filthy. The isles were littered so badly you could not get down any of them with their little shopping carts, and I mean LITTERED to the extreme, like a tornado had gone through. The shelves were not stocked the items on them were like they had been thrown. Containers of shampoos and body wash items were sticky and dirty, in fact everything was dirty, torn and rummaged through, you would think items that were sparse would have been stocked more or removed for something else. It seems like the place has been severely neglected for quite sometime, either they need new management or shut this location down. I do know the location in Fruitland is very clean, always stocked, all aisles straightened and I believe this location has been opened longer than the one at 1005 Rt 13 North. It is a nice store to find nice stuff at reasonable prices and always the ones working are pleasant. I don't know how to report the other to the health dept but I hope someone does as the location could benefit a lot of people, and I would hate to see any business close.

Off-Duty State Trooper Charged After Pointing Gun At Another Driver On I-695 In Road Rage Incident, Police Say

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — An off-duty Maryland State trooper was arrested in a road rage incident on Sunday evening.

According to Baltimore County Police, Zachary Tyler Bowen allegedly pointed a gun at another driver on I-695 after he was allegedly cut off.

“The driver, the male victim, he changed lanes and didn’t realize there was another car either in that area or close to him and there was some type of interaction,” Baltimore Police said.


Longtime Democratic strategist Donna Brazile joins Fox News as a contributor

Former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile is Fox News’ newest contributor, the network announced on Monday.

Brazile will offer political analysis on both Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, making her debut Monday on “The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino.”

"I'm delighted to be joining Fox News. I know I'm going to get criticized from my friends in the progressive movement for being on Fox News. My response is that, if we've learned anything from the 2016 election, it is that we can't have a country where we don't talk to those who disagree with our political views,” Brazile said in a statement.

Brazile – a longtime Democratic strategist -- was the interim National Chair of the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 presidential election and has served as chair of the DNC’s Voting Rights Institute and was vice chair of the DNC’s Civic Engagement and Voter Participation. She participated in every presidential campaign from 1976 through 2000 and will now bring her expertise to cable news.


Media Silence Surrounds Muslim Massacre of Christians

Political leaders and public figures were falling over themselves this weekend to condemn the mosque attacks in New Zealand, while dozens of Christians were slaughtered by Muslims in Nigeria to the sound of crickets.

The mosque attacks were indeed a horrific affair and worthy of universal condemnation. Presidents, prime ministers, royalty, and religious leaders rushed to extend their condolences to victims and their families — as well they should — while decrying the hate that purportedly motivated the shootings.

Without exception, the mainstream media gave top billing to the shootings, with newspapers carrying the story on their front pages and television news channels leading off their broadcasts with the story.


Here’s Why Donald Trump Still Does Not Like John McCain

President Donald Trump explained why he did not like the late Senator John McCain, listing reasons why on Wednesday after taking the stage at an Ohio battle tank factory.

Trump asked the hundreds of gathered employees if he should talk about his ongoing feud with the deceased senator. After several of the employees shouted “Yes!” Trump continued, “I have to be honest. I never liked him much. Hasn’t been for me. I really probably never will.”

Here is Trump’s list of grievances:

1) McCain helped distribute the phony Russia dossier to the FBI and the media

Trump said:

John McCain received the fake and phony dossier, it was paid for by Crooked Hillary Clinton. And John McCain got it. He got it And what did he do? He didn’t call me, he turned it over to the FBI hoping to put me in jeopardy and that’s not the nicest thing to do … because I’m a very loyal person.

Maryland authorities could face open defiance if new gun laws pass, including from one of their own

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A Maryland-grown gun rights movement called “We Will Not Comply” is promising open defiance of any new gun control laws that may pass in the state.

Followers include the elected Sheriff of rural Wicomico County on the Eastern Shore who has promised neither he nor his deputies will enforce the laws.

“If these bills pass, we will not comply,” Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis said in a speech to supporters seen in a video posted to YouTube.

The “We Will Not Comply” movement started by a Second Amendment advocacy group called the Patriot Picket has gained steam as the 2019 session of the General Assembly has unfolded.

Members of Patriot Picket clad in “We Will Not Comply” T-shirts have been familiar faces on sidewalks and in hearing rooms for months.


Hogan: Not acting on Baltimore violent crime 'is outrageous & unacceptable'

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WBFF) - Asked about anti-crime bills moving through the Maryland General Assembly, Gov. Larry Hogan again blasted the staggering violent crime in Baltimore City and said "it's outrageous and unacceptable" to not be tough on violent offenders.

"It's very, very frustrating to me, because the violent crime, which has taken over Baltimore City, is something that is not only of critical important to the residents of Baltimore City, who are afraid to live in their own neighborhoods, but it's of concern to people all across the state," said Hogan at this morning's press conference.

"We have a bill to try to push tough sentencing [for] repeat violent offenders, who have multiple times been convicted of committing a felony with a gun, and it's not getting any traction," he continued.


Boom! President Trump Defends Judge Jeanine Pirro – Tells FOX News to Bring Her Back!

Following the controversy over her remarks about Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), the Fox News Channel has abruptly canceled Saturday night’s scheduled airing of the Justice with Judge Jeanine Pirro show that regularly airs at 9 p.m. on Saturday, according to a report by Variety.

The sudden cancellation came a day after a terror attack on two New Zealand mosques by a white eco-nationalist killed 50 Muslims and wounded dozens more.

On Sunday morning President Trump weighed in on the controversy and urge FOX News to bring back Judge Jeanine.

President Trump: Bring back @JudgeJeanine Pirro. The Radical Left Democrats, working closely with their beloved partner, the Fake News Media, is using every trick in the book to SILENCE a majority of our Country. They have all out campaigns against @FoxNews hosts who are doing too well. Fox must stay strong and fight back with vigor. Stop working soooo hard on being politically correct, which will only bring you down, and continue to fight for our Country. The losers all want what you have, don’t give it to them. Be strong & prosper, be weak & die! Stay true to the people that got you there. Keep fighting for Tucker, and fight hard for @JudgeJeanine. Your competitors are jealous – they all want what you’ve got – NUMBER ONE. Don’t hand it to them on a silver platter. They can’t beat you, you can only beat yourselves!

Trump Blasts "Low IQ" Biden After Former VP Accidentally Announces His Candidacy

Capitalizing on a verbal stumble by the former VP over the weekend, President Trump has officially unveiled his nickname for Joe Biden: "Low IQ Individual"

As a reminder, The Hill reported that during a speech in Delaware to members of the state Democratic Party, Biden argued that criticism from members of the "New Left," a term used to define progressive who align with principle espoused by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) during his 2016 presidential campaign, was unfounded.

"I'm told I get criticized by the 'New Left,' " Biden told the audience. "I have the most progressive record of anybody running for the ... anybody who would run."

Young People’s Embrace of Socialism Shows Why We Shouldn’t Lower the Voting Age

The left really wants to give kids the right to vote.

This idea is so popular on the left that a majority of House Democrats voted in favor of lowering the voting age to 16.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., endorsed the idea as well.

Why would Pelosi and others on the left want to give high school children—hardly known for deep wisdom and sound judgment—a vote?

A new poll perhaps demonstrates why.

The Harris Poll, released exclusively by Axios, shows that roughly half of young Americans say they would prefer living in a socialist country.


New Zealand PM announces ban on semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday all assault weapons and "military-style automatic weapons" would be banned in the wake of last week's mosque shootings in Christchurch that left 50 people dead. Ardern said she expects the new law to be in place by April 11 and buy-back programs will be put in place for banned weapons.

Ardern said the shooting suspect had purchased his weapons legally and a "simple online purchase" of 30-round magazines had enhanced their capacity. Ardern said all semi-automatic used during the attack would be banned.

"I strongly believe that the vast majority of legitimate gun owners in New Zealand will understand that these moves are in the national interest, and will take these changes in their stride," Ardern said.


Delaware House Passes Bill to Give State’s Electoral College Votes to National Popular Vote Winner

The Delaware House of Representatives recently passed a bill that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the candidate who wins the popular vote.

The measure passed the Delaware House last week by a vote of 24-17 to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.

John Carney, the Democrat Governor of Delaware has already signaled he would sign the bill once it reaches his desk.

Delaware joins the 12 other states along with the District of Columbia (3 EC votes) to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.

“We’re already overlooked,” Rep. David Bentz, the sponsor of the bill said, according to WHYY “Delaware is seen as this true blue state. And if you’re a Republican voter what is your motivation to vote? Because you know at the end of the day Delaware’s three electoral votes will go to that Democrat. If you’re a Democrat maybe you’re not motivated either because you know you don’t have to.”


Wicomico Executive Vows Full Funding For Board Of Education

SALISBURY – Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver announced his plans this week to fully fund the Board of Education’s requests in the proposed fiscal year 2020 operating budget.

In a public hearing Wednesday, Culver presented a $148 million proposed operating budget for fiscal year 2020. The spending plan includes $800,000 above maintenance of effort to fully fund Superintendent Donna Hanlin’s Imagine 2022 initiative, which would establish universal pre-K, improve the graduation rate, and attract and retain a strong workforce.

“Your willingness to listen and recommend the funding for Imagine 2022 speaks volumes about your belief in the importance of investing in our community,” Hanlin said.

The announcement was a welcomed surprise to several educators, parents and business leaders in attendance. Eileen Johnson, representing the advocacy group Wicomico PUSH-4Education, thanked officials for listening to the group’s concerns. In recent weeks, PUSH4Education members have met with county leaders and have garnered nearly 1,000 signatures in an online petition to support Hanlin’s Imagine 2022 plan.


How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?

The active ingredient in marijuana is tetrahydrocannabinol
also called delta-9-THC or simply THC. It enters the body's bloodstream rapidly after smoking marijuana. If marijuana is ingested rather than smoked, it takes longer to be absorbed into the blood, usually from 20 minutes to an hour and a half.

The short-term effects of marijuana on memory, learning, problem-solving, and coordination last for one to two hours, with some lingering effects for up to 24 hours. It's been shown to impair your driving performance for up to three hours, according to the studies quoted by the National Highway Safety Administration.
THC is detectable in the blood for a short time, about a few hours, because it is rapidly broken down and modified into molecules known as metabolites. At least 80 different metabolites are formed from THC. These metabolites are stored in body fat and are gradually eliminated from the body through feces and urine.


WCSO Press Release (Motor Vehicle Collision with Fatality)

The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all of the concerned citizens who contacted us with information in relation to the tragic motor vehicle accident on Esham Rd. At this time, investigating deputies have identified the deceased and the next of kin has been notified.

Incident: Motor Vehicle Collision with Fatality
Date of Incident: March 17, 2019
Location: 7570 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, Maryland

Narrative: On March 17, 2019 at 11:49 P.M., Deputies from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 7570 Esham Road in reference to a motor vehicle collision with a fatality.

The investigation revealed that the involved vehicle was traveling south on Esham Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway. The vehicle impacted a tree and travel trailer that were on the property causing the vehicle to burst into flames. Unfortunately the driver of the vehicle was unable to escape the wreckage and passed away at the scene. The vehicle was unregistered and deputies were unable to identify the deceased at this time. The Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the vehicle owner or person operating the vehicle. The vehicle is described as a 2003 Cadillac Seville SLS / STS Pearl White in color (similar to the stock photo).

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Williams at 410-548-4891 or 410-548-4898.

Releasing Authority: D/Sgt B. Williams
Date: 3/18/19

Lisa Page: Yeah, Obama's DOJ Killed the Prosecution of Hillary Clinton

New testimony from former FBI attorney Lisa Page, which was released by Republican Congressman John Ratcliffe, shows the Department of Justice killed the prosecution of Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton before the FBI officially had a chance to refer her for charges.

That runs contrary to statements made by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who said the Department would take whatever the FBI recommended.
The FBI is investigating the private server Hillary Clinton used while Secretary of State and whether Clinton or her aides broke any laws in their handling of classified information. Lynch said a team of career members of the Justice Department and FBI will present her with recommendations on how to proceed once the investigation has concluded and that she plans to accept the guidance.

Gov. Hogan Appeals To Feds To Increase H-2B Visas To Help Maryland’s Crab Industry

WASHINGTON (WMAL) A reduction in the number of H-2B temporary work visas devastated Maryland’s crab and seafood processing industry in 2018, and Gov. Larry Hogan says it will do the same in 2019 unless more visas are issued.

Thursday he wrote to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Department of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta asking them to reverse a 2018 decision to limit the number of visas available through the H-2B Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers program.

He said failing to restore the H-2B visa program will jeopardize jobs and threaten the livelihood of Maryland’s watermen and commercial crabbers along with the state’s $355 million seafood industry.

In a typical year, Hogan said 500 H-2B seasonal workers are needed for Maryland’s 20 licensed crab picking houses.


Drinking just one can of sugary drink a day 'raises your risk of dying from heart disease by up to 31%'

Drinking just one sugary drink a day raises your risk of dying from heart disease and even cancer, research suggests.

A Harvard study found getting through just one-to-two cans cans of soda, juice or energy drinks a day boosts the odds of dying from heart disease by 31 per cent.

And it increases the risk of premature death from any cause - including cancer - by more than a fifth.

Swapping a daily sugary soda for a diet drink lowers the risk of premature death, the scientists also found.


Social Security may use your Facebook and Instagram photos to nix disability claims

  • The Social Security Administration may start screening your Facebook and Instagram posts to evaluate your disability claim
  • Currently, the federal agency uses them to investigate fraud cases, but it's planning to expand that usage
  • Social media is considered a poor measure of a person's life, so the practice raises data privacy questions
Careful what you post online. The Social Security Administration may start screening your Facebook and Instagram posts to evaluate your disability claim. At the moment, the SSA's disability investigations units and the Office of the Inspector General use social media posts to flag fraudulent activity. However, in the 2020 budget proposal released Monday, the SSA said it's planning to expand that usage to review and evaluate applicants for disability benefits. SSA spokesperson Mark Hinkle said the work is "ongoing."

"We are evaluating how social media could be used by disability adjudicators in assessing the consistency and supportability of evidence in a claimant's case file," the agency said in the 2020 budget. 


Maryland may raise smoking age to 21, limit vape marketing

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Several bills in the Maryland General Assembly could raise the age to purchase tobacco and vape products from 18 to 21 as well as prohibit certain types of “vape” packaging that target minors.

Usage of electronic nicotine delivery systems—known as vapes—has increased among among high school students nationwide from over 11 percent in 2017 to nearly 21 percent in 2018, according to the United States Surgeon General.

In addition to raising the legal age, House bill 1169—sponsored by Delegate Dereck E. Davis, D-Prince George’s—would change the definition of tobacco products to include vapor devices, parts and juices.

Nearly 9 out of 10 cigarette smokers had tried smoking by the age of 18, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This bill is intended to prevent more minors from trying cigarettes before they are of legal age, Davis said.


Jim Carrey draws scathing cartoon of 'vile miscreant' Trump and paints a SWASTIKA on president's forehead while blaming him for New Zealand mosque massacres

Jim Carrey is once again pulling no punches in his scathing caricatures of President Trump - this time blaming him for the massacres at two New Zealand mosques.

The Ace Ventura actor posted a drawing on his Twitter account on Monday.

It shows a meteor-like figure with Trump’s head and hair in a flaming ball of streaking fire as it heads for Earth.

A swastika is seen on Trump’s forehead, and his eyes are colored in all-white while his mouth is open.

The caption in the tweet reads: ‘Innocent people are now being slaughtered, families ruined and childrens’ lives destroyed.


Why Are We Allowing Radical Politicians Taking Over Our America?

Without the electoral college this is how America is treated! Keep the electoral college, that’s not the problem!!

Mayor Pugh Returns $100K From Book Sales To University Of Maryland Medical System

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Mayor Pugh took Wednesday off from multiple public appearances in the wake of an ethics controversy surrounding her time on the board of the University of Maryland Medical System.

The mayor also missed Wednesday morning’s Board of Estimates meeting.

A City employee sat in for Mayor Pugh at the meeting after she called out sick and canceled her weekly news conference.

This, amid growing concerns she sold the system, $500,000 worth of her “Healthy Holly” children’s books.

Her spokesperson told WJZ she has returned $100,000 from her book

Books that the System, in turn, gave to City schools and are sitting in a district warehouse.


OHIO: Convicted Felon Gets Six Extra Years In Prison For Profanity Laced Tirade Leveled Against Judge At Sentencing

LAKE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - Manson Bryant is no stranger to the Lake County Court of Common Pleas, and he’s certainly no stranger to Judge Eugene Lucci’s courtroom.

According to prosecutors, Bryant, 32, has a lengthy criminal history dating back to 1999 when he was a juvenile.

He has been sent to prison at least three times for four different cases.

Court records show at least eight of Bryant’s criminal cases have been assigned to Lucci in the past decade, including his most recent case for a July 2018 home invasion in Painesville Township.

He was on parole at the time of his arrest.

Popular vote bill on way to Gov. Carney

The National Popular Vote bill is on its way to Gov. John Carney after the Delaware House approved the measure on a party line vote.

The Senate approved the measure last week, 14 to 7 and the House okayed the bill on a party line vote.

If the bill is signed by Carney,Delaware would become part of an interstate compact whose memberswould pledge their electoral votes to thepresidential candidate wins the majority of the national popular vote.

The compact would become active when its members’ collective electoral votes total at least 270– the minimum needed to secure a presidential victory.


Somerset County Sheriff's Office Mourns The Loss of Lt. Lorenzo ”Rennie” Miles

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Illinois' Demographic Collapse Continues: Get Out As Soon As You Can

Since the turn of the century, Illinois has been in the midst of a perfect demographic storm. Residents are leaving the state in record numbers. The number of Americans moving into Illinois has hit new lows. Net foreign immigration has fallen by half. And the number of births has dropped by more than 20 percent.

These demographic forces have all combined into a single troubling fact: Illinois is shrinking. The state has lost population five years in a row. In 2018 alone, the state lost 45,000 people, the second-biggest population drop in the country.

The state’s growing domestic out-migration has been especially problematic. More Illinoisans are leaving the state at the same time that fewer Americans from other states are moving in.

Wirepoints has analyzed Illinois’ demographics over the past 18 years, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Division and American Community Survey as well as migration data from the IRS.


Texas man brings steer to Petco to test ‘all leashed pets are welcome’ policy

Don’t have a cow, man - unless it's at Petco.

A man and woman from Texas couldn’t help but laugh as they recently walked their leashed steer into a Houston-area Petco to really see if “all leashed pets are welcome” at the store.

To Shelly Lumpkin and Vincent Browning’s surprise, the African Watusi was welcomed “with open arms,” Browning wrote on his Facebook page on Monday. “The staff members here are always super friendly and courteous to us. We really enjoy coming to this location...our favorite Petco BY FAR!!”

The post has since earned more than 400,000 views.


Numbers Don't Lie: Trump's Free Speech Executive Order Could Cost Colleges Billions

In light of President Trump’s executive order directing government agencies to restrict and remove federal research funding from universities that infringe on students’ rights to free speech, Campus Reform compiled existing government data to determine exactly how much federal research money is doled out each year.

The National Science Foundation, a government agency, produces annual spending reports regarding government-funded research in higher education. Campus Reform analyzed the numerous sets of data from 2017 and created a single report with the most relevant statistics to create a reader-friendly, comprehensive document.

Readers can identify what an individual state spends on “Research & Development” (R&D) and what percentage of that number is comprised of federal, state, and institution dollars, among other categories.



The man police believe murdered Kittitas County, Washington, Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Thompson was an illegal alien.

Juan Manuel Flores Del Toro came to the United States from Mexico in April 2014 as a temporary farm worker. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokeswoman Tanya Roman told Fox News that Toro never had his visa extended and apparently did not return to Mexico, either.

With detention facilities overcrowded, ICE has released over 100,000 illegals onto the streets in the past three months.


New Populist Party Goes from Zero Seats to Largest Party in Dutch Election

A new populist, Eurosceptic party has achieved the remarkable feat of going from zero seats to becoming the largest single party in the Dutch Senate in a single election, as a young politician likened to a “Dutch Donald Trump” beat seasoned professionals in Wednesday’s poll.

Thierry Baudet’s Forum for Democracy party, which has gained attention for its Euroscepticism, campaigned against open borders politics and against what he calls “climate-change hysteria,” winning 86 seats across the Dutch regions. The victory put his party ahead of even the ruling mainstream conservative People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), which achieved 80 seats.

Forum was founded in 2016, and this is the first regional election the party has contested. Remarkably, in some Dutch regions Forum was so unexpectedly successful it won the right to appoint more elected members than they actually have registered candidates living in those areas.


A Children’s Book Is Causing a Political Scandal in Baltimore. It’s Quite a Tale.

What has become a full-blown political scandal in Baltimore started innocently enough. In fact, it began with a children’s book.

Mayor Catherine Pugh, a fitness fanatic, said that about a decade ago, she was inspired to encourage children to pursue healthy lifestyles, and so she created the “Healthy Holly” series of books, about a little girl devoted to self-improvement and the betterment of those around her.

At the time, Ms. Pugh, a Democrat, was a state senator who sat on the board of one of the state’s largest nonprofit health care companies. In what seemed like a happy ending, she struck a deal to sell 100,000 copies of the books to the company for $500,000.

But now, the arrangement has become public, raising questions not only about the propriety of the arrangement, but also about just how many children had access to the books.


Man faces 20-plus years for fighting police

Joshua Thomas James Petersen faced a lifetime ban from a downtown Ocean City bar after a night of drinking on March 16.

The 23-year-old Berlin resident couldn’t accept that. Now, he faces nearly 25 years in prison and more than $11,000 in fines, according to a police report, for assaulting two police officers attempting to arrest him late that evening after Petersen was twice escorted out of the bar.

Two officers intervened after Petersen’s third attempt to reenter the bar. While instructing Petersen to place his hands behind his back, the report said, “Petersen turned away from me and assumed a bladed fighting stance.” Petersen attempted to strike two officers, which led to him being taken down to the ground. Petersen continued to resist arrest until an officer was able to place the handcuffs on him.



Former DNC Chairman Ed Rendell said that freshman Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “does not represent the Democratic Party” in an interview that aired Thursday night on “Erin Burnett OutFront”.

The clip of the former Pennsylvania governor aired during a story about Keystone State voters, which included interviews with residents from Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

“I think, all of a sudden, the 2020 election went from a slam dunk for Democrats to something where we’re going to have trouble beating this guy because he’s going to make democratic socialism swing to the left, which I don’t think is real, but he’s going to make it into the issue,” Rendell stated before adding that “AOC does not speak for the Democratic Party.”



Newly revealed emails from Hillary Clinton’s private email server seem to show the then-soon-to-be secretary of state discussing classified foreign policy — sometimes with world leaders.

The documents, unearthed by Judicial Watch and revealed Thursday, would appear to contradict Clinton’s 2015 testimony, under oath, that she had already relinquished all of her classified emails to the State Department. In the correspondence, Clinton roves from apparently sensitive foreign policy concerns in Israel to helping a friend of her daughter Chelsea find employment at the State Department, Fox News reports.

In the emails, Clinton is discussing foreign policy concerns with then-British Prime Minister Tony Blair as well as suggesting she initiate “private, 100% off-the-record” back channel discussions with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


Republicans resigned to Trump losing 2020 popular vote but confident about Electoral College

Senior Republicans are resigned to President Trump losing the popular vote in 2020, conceding the limits of the flamboyant incumbent’s political appeal and revealing just how central the Electoral College has become to the party’s White House prospects.

Some Republicans say the problem is Trump's populist brand of partisan grievance. It's an attitude tailor-made for the Electoral College in the current era of regionally Balkanized politics, but anathema to attracting a broad, national coalition that can win the most votes, as past presidents did when seeking re-election amid a booming economy. Others argue that neither Trump, nor possibly any Republican, could win the popular vote when most big states are overwhelmingly liberal.

“California, Illinois, and New York, make it very, very difficult for anybody on our side to ever again to win the popular vote,” said David Carney, a Republican strategist in New Hampshire. Asked if he expects Trump to defy the odds next year, Carney said flatly, “No,” but added, “the president shouldn’t worry about it. Two hundred seventy — that’s what people remember.”


Newt Gingrich: Make the Mueller report public -- Here's why

President Trump is right: Every American should be able to see what Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team have been doing for the last two years. The Mueller report should be made public.

As the president said Wednesday: "Let it come out. Let people see it.”

For two years, virtually every news organization – and every left-wing political organization – has been opining, speculating and fantasizing over what dirt Mueller’s team of anti-Trump lawyers could dig up on the president and his associates. Again and again, they have used the investigation as a cudgel to attack the Trump administration and rally the so-called “resistance.”


Seattle is Dying

KOMO's Eric Johnson explores the impact the drug and homelessness problem is having on our city and possible solutions in "Seattle is Dying."

San Antonio bars Chick-fil-A from airport, cites 'legacy of anti-LGBT behavior'

San Antonio's City Council voted Thursday to block Chick-fil-A from opening a store at the San Antonio International Airport citing the company’s "legacy of anti-LGBT behavior."

The council voted 6-4 to deny Chick-fil-A from joining the new Food, Beverage and Retail Prime Concession Agreement for the airport, but approved chains like Smoke Shack and Local Coffee.

“With this decision, the City Council reaffirmed the work our city has done to become a champion of equality and inclusion," said Councilman Roberto Trevino, according to News 4 San Antonio. "San Antonio is a city full of compassion, and we do not have room in our public facilities for a business with a legacy of anti-LGBTQ behavior."

“Everyone has a place here, and everyone should feel welcome when they walk through our airport,” he said.


Democrats want $100 million to hand out free diapers

House Democrats want to spend $100 million to give away diapers to low-income families.

Reps. Barbara Lee of California and Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut on Thursday introduced the End Diaper Need Act. The bill is sponsored by other high-profile Democrats like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.

The bill would create a "$100 million demonstration program" aimed at distributing free diapers and related products to poor families.

A statement from Lee indicates the money would be sent to cities, states and nonprofit groups, which would then help distribute diapers.


Google Influenced Midterm Elections, May Have Cost Republicans Seats: Study

New research reveals that Google built biases into its search results that influenced the 2018 midterm elections - possibly costing Republicans three congressional districts.

First things first - the study was conducted by Dr. Robert Epstein - a San Diego-based Harvard Ph.D. who founded the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. He's also a Senior Research Psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology (AIBRT), a UCSD visiting scholar, and served as editor-in-chief of Psychology Today.

He also supported Hillary Clinton in 2016 (just like Google!).

Down to the findings:

Epstein and AIBRT analyzed Google searches linked to three highly competitive southern California congressional races in which Democrats won, and found that Google's "clear democrat bias" may have flipped the seats away from Republican candidates. According to the study, at least 35,455 undecided voters within the three California districts may have been persuaded to vote Democrat due to the biased Google search results.


Barbra Streisand says Michael Jackson's accusers were "thrilled to be there"

Barbra Streisand is facing criticism for comments she made on Michael Jackson's accusers. In an interview with The Times of London, Streisand shared her thoughts on "Leaving Neverland," a documentary that tells the stories of two men who allege Jackson sexually abused them when they were children.

Streisand said she believes Jackson's accusers, Wade Robson and James Safechuck. "Oh absolutely," she said, according to The Times report, published on Friday. "That was too painful."

She also said, of Jackson, "His sexual needs were his sexual needs, coming from whatever childhood he has or whatever DNA he has," she said.

"You can say 'molested,' but those children, as you heard them say, they were thrilled to be there," she said. "They both married and they both have children, so it didn't kill them."


Trump’s Executive Order to Colleges: Protect Free Speech or Risk Billions in Federal Grants

Polly Olson, a student at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, last year handed out homemade Valentine cards on her campus with Christian messages until college officials told her she was restricted to a “free speech zone.”

On Thursday, Olson told her story at the White House before President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at protecting free speech on college campuses.

“My mother told me when she was homeschooling me that I would need to know what my First Amendment rights were, because someday they would be violated, and I would have to stand up for them,” Olson said, speaking at the East Room event. “I was told I was soliciting and disrupting the learning environment, and that it would not be tolerated, and that I would have to stop handing out valentines.”


Federal Budget Includes Inlet Dredge Funding

OCEAN CITY – The Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District this week announced it was receiving an additional $68 million in federal funding for critical navigation projects across the region including a boost in funding for the continued maintenance dredging of the Ocean City Inlet.

The funding is being provided to the Army Corps of Engineers-Baltimore District through the Trump Administration’s proposed fiscal year 2020 federal budget. The funding announced last week includes roughly $1.1 million for operation and maintenance of the Inlet and navigation channels in the Sinepuxent Bay and $600,000 for Assateague Island bypass operations, in which the dredged sand is beneficially placed immediately south of the inlet along Assateague Island to mitigate the impacts of sediment transport and erosion caused by the Ocean City Inlet and its jetties. Previously, the Assateague Island Restoration project was funded as a separate project by Congress through construction funding.

The Inlet and other channels in and around the commercial harbor naturally fill in and are in constant need of maintenance dredging, but the problem has become more acute in recent years to the point the Inlet is often impassable and unnavigable for larger vessels on even the highest of tides. While maintenance dredging will continue thanks in large part to the supplementary funding announced this week, local, state and federal officials have been exploring a long-term solution including dredging the Inlet channel to a greater depth and possibly even a reconfiguration of the jetties or a relocation of the channel.


Louisiana Convenience Store Owner Accused of $1.2 Million Food Stamp Fraud

A Louisiana convenience store owner is accused of carrying out more than $1.2 million in food stamp fraud where he bought food stamp benefits off of local patrons on the government dole.

Authorities arrested Mohammad Abudayeh, 25, of Alexandria, on March 14 and charged him with multiple fraud charges— including money laundering, unauthorized use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, racketeering, computer fraud, and bank fraud.

The Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud Unit opened an investigation into the owner of an Alexandria convenience store in June 2018 after receiving a tip that he had been purchasing SNAP benefits from patrons receiving those benefits.

Authorities identified Abudayeh as a suspect over the course of the investigation, discovering that he allegedly conducted more than $1.2 million in food stamp fraud between October 2017 and March 2019.



Congressman Andy Harris Announces Crisfield Town Hall

Congressman Andy Harris Announces Crisfield Town Hall

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will host his fourth brick-and-mortar town hall meeting this month in Crisfield on Saturday, March 30th. All residents of Maryland’s First District are welcome to attend the town hall to ask questions and voice their concerns about issues under consideration in Congress.

Crisfield Town Hall
Date: Saturday, March 30th
Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Crisfield City Hall
319 Main Street, Crisfield, MD 21817

For questions about the event, please contact Congressman Harris’ Washington, DC office at 202-225-5311. Media outlets interested in attending the event must RSVP by Friday, March 29th to Julia Nista at

Air Show Contract Delayed Over Concerns With Future Dates

OCEAN CITY – What appeared to be heading toward a routine approval for a memorandum of understanding for future Ocean City air shows was stalled this week over questions about the flexibility of the dates for the promoter.

The Mayor and Council had before them on Monday a seven-item consent agenda that included, among other things, approval for various special events such as the Crab Soup Cook-Off and various others such as Boardwalk 5Ks for charity and a renewed memorandum of understanding (MOU) for future Ocean City air shows in 2020 and 2021, for example. As it name implies, the consent a-genda includes recurring events or other issues that are fairly cut-and-dried and not typically controversial. More often than not, the consent agenda is approved as a matter of course with little or no discussion.

The consent agenda on Monday appeared to be heading that way with a motion to approve and a second before Councilman John Gehrig raised questions about a clause in the air show MOU that left open some of weekend dates for the air show in 2020 and 2021.


Police: Illegal Alien Released by Feds Killed Alabama Mother of Two

A young illegal alien who was caught and released by federal immigration officials is now accused of killing a Mobile, Alabama mother and teacher in a head-on, hit-and-run crash.

Sonya Jones — a 49-year-old mother and teacher at Mobile’s Living Word Christian Center Kingdom Academy — was killed by 16-year-old illegal alien Domingo Francisco Marcos, from Guatemala, in a head-on, hit-and-run collision on March 18, Mobile County officials say.

According to federal immigration officials, Marcos entered the U.S. illegally through the southern border in Arizona two years ago. The illegal alien claimed asylum, was released from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) custody, and never showed up to his court hearing, thus living illegally in Alabama.

The illegal alien was denied asylum after failing to show up for his court date and was subsequently ordered deported. Like millions of other illegal aliens who are caught and released into the interior of the country by DHS, Marcos was not deported.


Byron York: Five things that didn't happen in the Mueller investigation

Robert Mueller has delivered his report on the Trump-Russia investigation to Attorney General William Barr. Sometime soon, perhaps within hours, Barr will send the report's "principal conclusions" to Congress. It will first go to the chairperson and ranking member of both the House and Senate Judiciary committees. It is unclear what will happen after that, but certainly other lawmakers will see the document, and there will be a steady stream of leaks of what is in the report.

The Mueller investigation is over, and it is apparently the case that Mueller does not recommend any new indictments.

At this point, it is not possible to say what is in the report. But even at this early moment, it is possible to note some things did not happen during the Mueller investigation.

1. Mueller did not indict Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, or other people whose purported legal jeopardy was the subject of intense media speculation in the last year.


MSP Berlin Barrack Press Release 3-23-19 (8th DUI Arrest)

Town, Firefighters Reach New Contract

OCEAN CITY – The Town of Ocean City and its firefighter-paramedic un-ion last week completed their first successful contract negotiation since the successful referendum for binding interest arbitration last fall.

During the municipal election last November, the Career Firefighter Par-amedics Association of Ocean City, or IAFF Local 4269, was successful in its bid for potential third-party binding interest arbitration which could be utilized to resolve issues during contract negotiations.

Last week, the two parties successfully reached a new three-year contract without relying on a third-party arbitrator in the first negotiations since the possibility for collective bargaining was approved by the town’s voters.


Racetrack Owner: No Deal To Keep Preakness In Baltimore

BALTIMORE -- The company that owns Pimlico Race Course is disputing Mayor Catherine Pugh's claim that she had worked out a plan with them to keep the Preakness Stakes at the Baltimore track.

Pugh told members of the Legislative Black Caucus on Thursday that her team had met with officials from The Stronach Group and thought they had worked out a way to maintain the signature race at Pimlico. She said Stronach "walked away from negotiations."

When pressed by reporters afterward, Pugh declined to offer any details.

"We actually had a group go down and meet with the Stronachs a few weeks ago and we thought we had a deal and we get back and there's no deal," Pugh told reporters.

The Stronach Group said there was never a deal.

"The Stronach Group has in fact met with Mayor Pugh and City officials on multiple occasions -- including a meeting in the Mayor's office on January 22 -- but at no point in time was a proposal presented or discussed that had any feasible financial plans for the City, State or for the thoroughbred racing industry," the company said in a statement to The Baltimore Sun.


County approves application for heroin coordinator post

The fight against drug addiction and opioid crisis gained continued funding for a Worcester County Sheriff’s Office program, as the Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday approved an application for state financial support for the sheriff’s heroin coordinator.

Kim Reynolds, senior budget accountant for Worcester County, said there’s $50,615 funding for the heroin coordinator position. It’s allocated through the sheriff’s office’s Criminal Enforcement Team to “maintain the coordination of entering all necessary data for drug investigations, drug seizures, drug arrests, heroin and opioid overdoses, and other drug-related investigation activities.”

Reynolds told the commissioners that the sheriff’s office has received grants before through Gov. Larry Hogan’s Office of Crime, Control and Prevention.

The criminal enforcement team was part of a three-month-long investigation of heroin trafficking in 2017 that found that most of heroin flowing into Worcester County” came from the Selbyville area.


What happens next now that Robert Mueller finished the Russia investigation?

WASHINGTON — Friday, special counsel Robert Mueller turned over his long-awaited report on the Russia investigation. After two years of investigation – which, at times entangled the president's family and resulted in charges against some of his associates – the report is now in the hands of Attorney General William Barr.

So what’s next?

Federal regulations say Muller's office must give the attorney general a "confidential report" explaining why he charged some people and not others but it doesn't say he has to release the content.

So the first step Barr will take will be deciding what information he will and will not release.

Boardwalk ‘Butt Huts’ Ready

OCEAN CITY – Efforts to install cigarette disposal containers to the west of the Boardwalk will move forward as the town installs barriers and bollards as part of an access control project.

Last week, Public Works Director Hal Adkins told the Ocean City Coast-al Resources Legislative Committee, or Green Team, that plans are underway to install cigarette disposal containers – or butt huts – on the west side of the Boardwalk.

“All of the butt huts on the west side of the Boardwalk that are designed identical to the ones on the beach are built, done and ready for installation,” he said. “In addition to that, the signage identical to that on the beach is being prepared, but we’ve got to make some terminology edits.”

In November, the town received a $2,000 grant from the health department to fund an initiative that designates specific smoking and disposal areas and reduces cigarette litter near the street ends to the west of the Boardwalk. Adkins said the containers would be mounted near barriers and bollards that are being installed as part of a Boardwalk hardening project.


Trump has more women as top advisers than Obama, Bush, or Clinton

President Trump, often criticized for his stance toward women, employs more women as senior advisers than former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton did at the similar points in their presidencies.

Given the relative paucity of female senior presidential advisers prior to Clinton, Trump's employment of women as key advisers at this early point in his presidency may be higher than any other president's in history.

At the beginning of the third year of his first term as president, Trump has seven female top advisers, as compared to five for Obama, three for Bush, and five for Clinton at that point. He had eight as of December 2018, when United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley departed the administration.


Maxine Waters is angry at Democrats who whisper about impeachment, but will not publicly support it

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) revealed on social media that Democrats are whispering about the possibility of impeaching President Donald Trump, but they will not support it publicly.

"Unfortunately, many Members of Congress whisper the President should be impeached but have not supported my call for impeachment," Waters tweeted on Thursday.

"Only a few of us dare to continue to urge both Dems and Repubs to impeach this dangerous president," she continued. "I will keep trying. The public needs to demand!"

Waters has been one of the few members of Congress to have demanded for impeachment of Trump since before he even arrived in office.


Hannity: The left's favorite conspiracy theory is dead

Report says Maryland had high percentage of failing scores for public housing inspections

BALTIMORE —The Department of Housing and Urban Development's inspection process is coming under scrutiny in a new report.

The report urges HUD to improve the physical inspection process and oversight of inspectors.

According to the report, Maryland had the highest percentage of failing scores from public housing property inspections of any state over a four-year period.

The United States Government Accountability Office, an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress, issued the report. It shows a shocking number of failing properties in Baltimore, as the agency calls on HUD to strengthen its inspection process.


Meet the Maryland sheriff who says he won’t enforce the state’s new proposed gun laws

Sheriff Mike Lewis of Wicomico County Maryland is no stranger to winning attention with bold talk.

Local critics accused him of overkill when he sent a military assault vehicle 145 miles north to Baltimore during riots there in 2015.

His Facebook repost of Hilary Clinton in handcuffs sparked outrage.

Lewis is an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump who recently joined the President in the oval office to support the veto of a resolution opposing a border wall.


Newsmax Exclusive: Eggs Are NOT Bad for Your Health, Despite Recent Study, Says Top Doctor Read Newsmax: Newsmax Exclusive: Eggs Are NOT Bad for Your Health, Despite Recent Study, Says Top Doctor | Urgent: Your Heart Attack Risk Determined Online - More Info

A recent headline in The New York Times reads “Are Eggs Bad for Your Heart Health? Maybe.” Instead of “Maybe,” a more accurate assessment would be “No!”

The article summarized the results from a prospective study of 30,000 subjects. Approximately two eggs per day were found to result in a 17 percent higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and an 18 percent increase in risk of death from any cause.

This was an observational study, not a randomized trial. Therefore, this study cannot conclude anything with certainty. 


Family marvels at impact of cannabis on daughter’s life

The Martin family, of Ocean City, has had a tough few years, but the advent of medical marijuana has made at least one aspect of their lives a little easier.

Buddy and Rachel Martin have a family with six children, one of whom, their 9-year-old daughter Shelby, has the genetic condition, Rett Syndrome.

Rett Syndrome is a genetic postnatal neurological disorder that affects several functions, including speaking, walking and swallowing.

“What Shelby has is really about the worst thing a kid could have period,” said 38-year-old Buddy.

“She can’t speak. She can’t walk. She has very little use of her hands. Eating is a problem. Swallowing is a problem,” he said. “Constant constipation is a problem, like bad enough where they can actually like rupture their intestines.”


Sen. Carozza talks bills impacting Worcester

Sen. Mary Beth Carozza (R-38) reflected on several significant pieces of legislation for Worcester County as the session nears the end.

As a Republican senator in a largely democratic general assembly, she’s faced some difficulties during the first year of her first term, she said.

“Some of that groundwork has been laid, and we can build on that, but it is a challenge when you have a progressive agenda being put forward in both the House and the Senate,” Carozza said.

Carozza said she tried to work across the aisle during consideration of the minimum wage bill, which would lead to a $15 minimum hourly wage by 2023. The legislation passed the House 93-41, and the Senate 32-12. It’s headed to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk.


More drugs seized at unguarded sections of the border than at ports of entry in 2018

Government data for 2018 shows more drugs were seized near open parts of the U.S.-Mexico border than were seized at ports of entry, calling into question a popular Democratic talking point that most drugs come through official border crossings.

U.S. Border Patrol, which works in the unfenced or minimally protected space between crossings, seized nearly 480,000 pounds of drugs on the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal year 2018.

Drug seizures that occur at ports of entry are documented under Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations statistics. Its four field offices on the southern border — El Paso, Texas; Laredo, Texas; Tucson, Ariz.; and San Diego — seized 370,000 pounds of drugs in the 2018 fiscal year.


Divorced Barbie

Divorced Barbie

One day a father gets out of work and on his way home he suddenly remembers that it's his daughter's birthday. He pulls over to a Toy Shop and asks the sales person, "How much for one of those Barbie's in the display window?"

The salesperson answers, "Which one do you mean, sir? We have: Work Out Barbie, Shopping Barbie, Beach Barbie, Disco Barbie, Ballerina Barbie, Astronaut Barbie, and Skater Barbie, all of which cost $19.95 each. And we also have Divorced Barbie, for $265.95."

The amazed father asks: "It's what?! Why is the Divorced Barbie $265.95 and the others only $19.95?"

The annoyed salesperson rolls her eyes, sighs and answers: "Sir... Divorced Barbie comes with: Ken's Car, Ken's House, Ken's Boat, Ken's Furniture, Ken's Computer, one of Ken's Friends, and a key chain with Ken's balls on it."

I am a Seenager

I JUST discovered my age group!

I am a Seenager (Senior teenager).

I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 65-70 years later.
I don't have to go to school or work.
I get an allowance every month.
I have my own pad.
I don't have a curfew.
I have a driver's license and my own car.
I have ID that gets me into bars and the wine store .
I like the wine store best.

The people I hang around with are not scared of getting pregnant, they aren't scared of anything, they have been blessed to live this long, why be scared?

And I don't have acne.

Life is Good!

Also, you will feel much more intelligent after reading this, if you are a Seenager.

Brains of older people are slow because they know so much.

People do not decline mentally with age; it just takes them longer to recall facts because they have more information in their brains.

Scientists believe this also makes you hard of hearing as it puts pressure on your inner ear.

Also, older people often go to another room to get something and when they get there,they stand there wondering what they came for. It is NOT a memory problem;

it is nature's way of making older people do more exercise.


I have more friends I should send this to, but right now I can't remember their names.

So please forward this to your friends; they may be my friends, too.

The Avid Golfer!

An avid golfer was involved in a terrible car crash and was rushed to the hospital. Just before he was put under, the surgeon popped in to see him.

"I have some good news and some bad news," says the surgeon. "The bad news is that I have to remove your right arm!"

"Oh God no!" cries the man. "My golfing is over! Please Doc, what's the good news?"

"The good news is...... I have another arm to replace it with, but it's a woman's arm and I'll need your permission before I can go ahead with the transplant."

"Go for it, doc," says the man. "As long as I can play golf again."

The operation went well and a year later the man was out on the golf-course when he bumped into the surgeon.

"Hi, how's the new arm?" asks the surgeon.

"Just great," says the golfer. "I'm playing the best golf of my life.
My new arm has a much finer touch, and my putting has really improved."

"That's great," said the surgeon.

"Not only that," continued the golfer, "my handwriting has improved, I've learned how to sew my own clothes and I've even taken up painting landscapes in water colors."

"That's unbelievable!" said the surgeon. "I'm so glad to hear the transplant was such a great success. Are you having any side effects?"

"Well, just two, said the golfer, "I have trouble parallel parking: and, every time I get an erection, I also get a headache.

Doctor in Rome

A doctor in Rome wanted to get off work, so he approached his assistant

"Giuseppe, I am going fishing tomorrow and don't want to close the clinic.
I want you to take care of the clinic and take care of all my patients".

"Yes, sir!" answers Giuseppe.

The doctor goes fishing and returns the following day and asks: "So, Giuseppe, how was your day?"

Giuseppe told him that he took care of three patients. "The first one had a headache, so I gave him Paracetamol."

"Bravo Giuseppe, and the second one?" asks the doctor.

"The second one had indigestion and I gave him Gaviscon, " says Giuseppe.

"Bravo, bravo! You're good at this and what about the third one?" asks the doctor.

"Well Sir, I was sitting here and suddenly the door flies open and a young gorgeous woman bursts in so she does. Like a bat outta the blue, she tears off her clothes, taking off everything including her bra and her knickers and lies down on the table, spreading her legs and shouts:

'HELP ME for the love of St Anthony! For five years I have not seen a man!'

"Tunderin' lightning Jesus Giuseppe, what did you do?" asks the doctor.

"I put drops in her eyes."

Dad Pranks Son