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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Sheriff Mike Lewis Needs To Join The Communist Party

America is the land of the free and that includes the Press. However, when it comes to Sheriff Mike Lewis, if you don't play by his rules he throws you out of his sand box.

This can be said most recently during the Alice Davis Missing Person Report. You see, Salisbury News never got a Press Release from the Sheriff's Office. That is, until we went almost two days later to their Website and found one there.

While many have claimed Joe Albero was regularly tipped off by Sheriff Mike Lewis on several cases, that couldn't be further from the truth. Take today's Post about the Bloods case. Once again, Salisbury News got that information OUTSIDE of the Sheriff's Office, yet I'm sure Mike is ticked off because we had it, (once again) before anyone else.

In the Alice Davis case, again, Salisbury News published it two days before the Daily Times had anything and well before the MSM. So why is this important. Well, is it possible that someone reading our article saw Mrs. Davis? Is it possible someone reading Salisbury News could have seen her and reported it to the Sheriff's Office/Police? I respect the fact that the Sheriff's Office doesn't put out a missing person's report until 24 hours have passed but that doesn't mean I agree with it. If we can, (in any way) help save a life we will do so, period.

Sheriff Lewis wants to "control" the media and in my honest opinion he's in the wrong country for that. Maybe they can use a guy like him in China but this is the United States of America where we have FREE PRESS, or so we thought. Salisbury News was convenient each and every time Sheriff Mike Lewis needed us but God Forbid we ever disagree, get out of my sand box. Maybe we should be able to pick and choose Sheriff's, like he does Press.

Over the many years that I have been doing this I have yet to rely on Sheriff Mike Lewis for tips. In fact, Sheriff Lewis is always amazed that I have information, (sometimes before he does) and regularly comments to me about it. Nevertheless, now he feels by cutting me off completely, no one can say he does such a thing. Well, HOW'S IT WORKING FOR YOU MIKE?

Every week I seem to prove to my audience that I can deliver breaking news well before the rest of the Press and it has nothing to do with tips from Sheriff Mike Lewis or his Deputies. I have no inside sources within the Sheriff's Office. In fact, allow me to explain just how I learned about Alice Davis missing.

The Sheriff's Office and WBI started calling around to ALL of Mrs. Davis' friends and co-workers. After receiving a few phone calls from those friends and co-workers we knew something was up. We made a few phone calls and it was confirmed 24 hours BEFORE any of the rest of the Press was made aware.

It's because of our loyal and dedicated readers, WE CHOOSE what is important enough to publish, NOT the Sheriff. Mind you, IF I feel it could interfere with a criminal investigation I will not publish it. You win some and you lose some, that's how I see it. I will also state publicly that I did in fact send Sheriff Lewis a text message asking him to confirm or deny Mrs. Davis was missing, he did not respond. To be totally truthful with you, out of respect I usually do send Mike a text before I publish something concerning the Sheriff's Department but he does not reply any more. Well, rarely, that is.

Today we learned there is a Press Conference at 5:00 PM today referencing Mrs. Davis. I text Mike to confirm, he refuses to reply. I have been told he insists I be left out of the loop, even though we published the Breaking News well ahead of everyone else. Could the rest of the MSM be placing political pressure on Sheriff Lewis to make sure Salisbury News doesn't get it first. The answer is, absolutely, yes! There's NO other reason Sheriff Lewis would black ball us. We have always been respectful and we have always helped law enforcement.

Sheriff Mike Lewis is becoming too big for his britches, (shown above). Kissing babies and shaking hands is not leadership. Black balling the FREE PRESS is not leadership. Being controlled by the Main Stream Media because he knows they don't have the balls to challenge him isn't leadership.

I believe its important for two people to disagree and be able to move forward. However, Joe Albero and Salisbury News will NOT be controlled. Mike knows that and rather than dealing with whatever might face his department, black ball us and maybe he'll go away.

Could this be one of the reasons his veteran deputies are jumping ship? Are they unhappy with the way he is turning into a dictator? Ask them. Ask them if the promises he made while running for election are being kept. What's that old quote? "Power corrupts but absolute power corrupts absolutely"?

Will THIS Press Conference Rock the Criminal World, again? Will Sheriff Lewis follow the lead of Wicomico County States Attorney Matt Maciarello who had my phone number blocked by Verizon? One man, one Blog, two scardy cats. Now THAT'S leadership. LMAO

Unconfirmed Report, Jesse Davis May Have Taken His Own Life

It is being Reported that Alice Davis', husband Jesse Davis has taken his own life at their residence. More to come...

Breaking News

Police have taped off Upper Ferry Rd. & Davis Road near the cemetery in Eden. It has been reported the Davis property has also been taped off as well. We have been told there are police officers everywhere. More to come...

Human Beings Are Creatures Of Habit

Similarities Are Eerie

OK, let's evaluate what HAS been said. Sheriff Lewis wants people to look in a particular portion of the south end of the County. Sheriff Lewis has also stated this is now a criminal investigation. Sheriff Lewis is now asking the public to look at their own properties, hmmmm. Sound familiar?

I am being told there is already a location in the south end of the County in which some 70 law enforcement officers are protecting. I would tell you exactly where but I don't want to impede on an investigation or overwhelm an area that might be being processed.

I have been told that there may be video from the Apple Drug Store. Hence a criminal investigation being opened. I am also told a suspect was arrested last night, perhaps early this morning and is now being held.

After following another case very closely over the past year and a half, I know that some one's cell phone was more than likely traced through pings on cell phone towers, helping police with a general idea as to where a particular suspect may have been traveling over the past few days. THINK!

You know, I'm not stupid. Yet I'm NOT respected as Press OR an Iinvestigative Reporter. Yet, again, I'm the best there is here on the Eastern Shore. Some might say I'm all they've got. However, add the fact that I'm not stupid and again it pisses certain local leaders off that I can open my eyes and use WISDOM/EXPERIENCE to pretty much pin down what is really going on.

Let's just hope THIS TIME the Public isn't asked to start searching everywhere the possible victim ISN'T. Fool me once......

Many immediately questioned, why is the State Police at the Press Conference? Why is Dr. Fredericksen and Staff there? Why is the States Attorney there? The County Executive? Why did Sheriff Lewis slip and state it is now a criminal investigation.

One thing I can tell you is this. This is what some might call a high profile case, based on relations. So will you learn all the facts behind this case, probably not. We're told there's something to be said about a college student, I'll refrain from going any further.

Those who might hate me for all I know will read this and know I'm on to something. Nevertheless, they should know I respect their position and will forever keep my mouth shut. However, my guess is that law enforcement knows a whole lot more than they're exposing and the fact that Sheriff Lewis called for the Press Conference and left the MSM with absolutely nothing was nothing short of a photo op and they're NOT happy.

I should add, Salisbury News made it as far as the conference room and were then REJECTED by the Sheriff's Department. As my other Post stated, when we're good for Mike, Salisbury News is used. When it comes to pressure from the MSM, he folds like a rag doll. The funny part is, we don't need Sheriff Lewis OR Matt Maciarello. There are plenty of good people out there who respect that we're here for the good of the community. We will continue to get the scoop on just about anything. It just would have been smarter for them to confirm or deny certain situations for the best interest of all involved.

Joe Albero kisses no one's butt. I apologize if I'm coming off too harsh and I hope those of you this impacts can forgive me. I work 18 hours a day and deserve far more respect that we're being delivered. There was NO search for a good reason here Folks. Use your heads and you'll figure this one out, unfortunately.

Do you recall another case in Wicomico County that unfolded the very same way?

Justice Department Charges 91 In $295 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

The Justice Department on Wednesday announced charges against 91 people including doctors, nurses and other medical professionals allegedly involved in a nationwide Medicare fraud scheme in eight cities totaling $295 million in false billing.

“The defendants charged in this takedown are accused of stealing precious taxpayer resources and defrauding Medicare – jeopardizing the integrity of our health care system and our nation’s most critical health care program for personal gain,” Attorney General Eric Holder said in a press release. “Our highly coordinated, nationwide Strike Force operations are working aggressively to combat Medicare fraud and our anti-health care fraud efforts have never been more innovative, collaborative, aggressive – or effective. We will continue to work with our law enforcement partners and partners across government to fight against health care fraud.”


Jersey Shore Hurricane Impact

First Responder Thank You!

In memory of September 11, 2001, Chesapeake Massage & Bodywork in Salisbury Maryland offers free half hour massages for our local First Responders.
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Thank you to all of those who help keep our community safe.

The .XXX Porn Domains Have Landed

Hello Wednesday and welcome to a new Internet, where domain names with a proper top-level dot-XXX suffix will take you by the hand and lead you, well, somewhere they used to lead you with dot-nets and coms.

No, I don't mean a bunch of websites dedicated to the "kiss" half of "hugs and kisses," or that lionize a winning game of Tic-Tac-Toe. We're talking adult entertainment, which—whatever your position on the matter—is one of the biggest, fastest growing online industries.

Rockawalkin Fugitives

I live in the area where the fugitives were being searched Sunday night. I was wondering if you have heard any new info on this case? I get that there is an investigation, and that not all info needs to be divulged to the public in order to protect them but really? 3 armed fugitives can lurk about shooting at police officers, search is called off, and local news doesn't report on it on tv? Wanted posters aren't displayed anywhere? Where did they steal the car from? Did they rob anyone? Where were they headed? Then a few days later just across the river a local school teacher goes missing and her car is found abandoned?
I appreciate all that you have covered regarding this matter on your blog.

Mom Gives 7-Year-Old Son Coffee Daily To Treat ADHD

When Christie Haskell saw the classic symptoms of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in her 7-year-old son, Rowan, she became concerned.

"At home there was a lot of just hyperactivity," she told ABC News. "Not being able to his hands to himself, talking when he's not supposed to talk, lack of concentration or ability to concentrate when he needed to."

Big Oil: To Create Jobs, Let Us Drill More

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- With job creation taking center stage in American politics, the oil industry Wednesday made a pitch for drilling more widely. With looser restrictions, the industry says it could deliver 1.4 million new jobs, boost tax rolls by $800 billion, and increase domestic energy production almost 50%.

To hit those numbers, the industry would need to drill off the East and West Coasts, in waters off Florida's Gulf Coast, in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and on most federal public land that's not a national park. These areas are currently off limits to drilling, except for some public land in these regions.


Teachers Seek Jobs As Kids Head Back To School

(CBS News)

LOS ANGELES - As a high school basketball coach, Jeff Breuklander teaches his players to never give up.

But he's now finding it hard to follow his own advice. He was laid off in May.

"It's based on seniority - when you were hired," Breuklander tells CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy. "I had eight years in this district. I thought that would be enough."

Breuklander was the physical education teacher at Millkin High School in Long Beach, California. He was let go when 750 jobs were cut in his school district.

Star Democrat Says NO MORE

Will the Daily Times be next? One thing you can count on is Salisbury News will never pull this crap. Our readers will always be able to access our FULL articles from beginning to end. Say goodbye to another local news source, not that they were all that good anyway.

Major Posts Coming

Salisbury News will have major posts after 5:10pm today.

Finding Love is Like Putting On Eyeliner

I learned something this week that completely rocked my world: when you apply eyeliner, you should start from the inside of your lid, not the outside.

Did you know that? I'm 52 years old, and for my entire life I've been doing it wrong. No wonder it was always a struggle! I was never able to create that smooth line that I saw on other women. Over the years, I’ve spent hundreds of dollars on varying brands and tried using Q-Tips and other devices; but despite my constant efforts, it never worked. I was always starting from the outside.


BREAKING NEWS: Manhunt After Bomb Threat At School

Police are searching for a Navy medic suspected in bomb threat that has forced the evacuation of a California high school.
From Fox News

Man suspected In W. Virginia Killing Spree Shoots Himself

(CNN) -- A man suspected of killing five people inside a West Virginia home killed himself after a police chase in Kentucky, authorities said.Police arrived Monday at a home in the Morgantown area after receiving a request for a welfare check and found five bodies with gunshot wounds inside, West Virginia State Police said.

"The information that we developed on the suspect is that he left that residence in a vehicle of one of the victims," Capt. James Merrill told reporters Tuesday.The suspect struck a vehicle, and when an elderly woman came out, "the suspect ran her over," Merrill said.

Michael Israel In New York

Dollar Coins Piling Up At Baltimore Reserve Bank

Congressional mandate means Fed stores more than $1 billion in $1 coins

In a dimly lit underground vault a block from Camden Yards, theFederal Reserve is holding millions of dollars in cash that nobody wants.

The money — stored in cloth and plastic sacks piled high on metal shelving units — is in the unloved form of dollar coins, some of them never used. But a 2005 law requires the reserve bank to keep ordering coins regardless of its stockpile, and so vaults in Baltimore and around the country are filling up.

"This is just a small portion of what there is nationwide," Dave Beck, senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and regional executive for the Baltimore branch, said as he stood inside a small warehouse filled with money bags, each containing 2,000 coins.

Working-Age Poor Population Highest Since '60s

3 out of 5 below the poverty line are now adults between 18 and 64

Working-age America is the new face of poverty.

Counting adults 18-64 who were laid off in the recent recession as well as single twenty-somethings still looking for jobs, the new working-age poor represent nearly 3 out of 5 poor people — a switch from the early 1970s when children made up the main impoverished group.

While much of the shift in poverty is due to demographic changes — Americans are having fewer children than before — the now-weakened economy and limited government safety net for workers are heightening the effect.


No, don’t even try to put your middle finger in his face – and that is not what I mean. Instead, give him the finger, figuratively, by opting not to listen to his speech, sure to be scripted to appeal to his base, which is now scheduled for Thursday.

In all probability, it will be absolutely nothing except more of his anti-Republican rabble rousing rhetoric, for which his recent rant in Detroit on Labor Day was a warm-up, punctuated by his frequent fist-pumping and self adulation. This episode has Axelrod written all over it – imagine asking the Congress to convene in order to provide a backdrop for his political propaganda. Kudos to the members who refuse to be part of his performance; Andy Harris, are you listening?

It will simply be more of the same-old, same-old by a huckster whose scamming has worn thin. Obama’s handlers are going bonkers because of his sinking popularity and hope that huge hype and the liberal mainstream media will bail him out again. The only surprise will be if he has finally learned how to use the teleprompter without being so obvious about it.

Please, JUST SAY NO TO B.O.!

China Rescues 30 Disabled Workers Enslaved At Illegal Brick Kilns

Some had worked for more than seven years without pay, police say

Chinese police have rescued 30 mentally handicapped people who were forced to work as virtual slaves at brick kilns in a poor central province, and have detained eight people including a 14-year-old factory supervisor, state media said on Wednesday.

Some of those rescued from the kilns in Henan province were blind and mute, while others were unable to say where they had come from, compounding the police's difficulty at returning them home.

"Some of them can't even speak a whole sentence, and they don't act like normal people," Liu Weiming, deputy director of publicity in Zhumadian, told the China Daily newspaper. The workers were found in Zhumadian, the China Daily reported.

"Most are staying at a relief station because they can't remember where they are from," Liu said.

The Smoking Baby: Where Is He Today?

Videos of cute babies doing adorable things are a staple on YouTube, but last year, one particular baby video went viral for all the wrong reasons: It showed a Aldi, two-year-old Indonesian boy, puffing away on cigarette after cigarette as his family looked on.

More Women turning To Sex Surrogates For Help


Sex therapists talk with their patients to help them confront their sexual problems and improve their sex lives. But some patients need more than talk therapy. They need practice in the bedroom, and have no spouse or partner to turn to.

For these patients, some sex therapists turn to surrogate partners — people who help patients with intimacy issues using a hands-on approach. This can include having sex with the patient.


Walmart Shopper Borrows Electric Shopping Cart For 11 Days, Uses It Like A Car

You know those electric shopping carts you can use while shopping at Walmart? Then you likely also know that you're supposed to return the cart when you are done shopping. You're certainly not supposed to keep it for 11 days until you get ticketed by police for driving it down a public road.

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Former Citi VP Admits To Stealing $22 Million From Bank

If you think you need Ben Affleck in a creepy nun mask to heist millions from a bank, there's a former VP of Citigroup who can teach you a thing or two about a bloodless robbery. Of course, this guy also got caught and has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $22 million from his former employer, so he's probably not one to look to for get-rich-quick advice.

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A Letter To The Editor 9-7-11

Always heard Somerset County was a good ole boys area. After watching the Skipjack race on Monday and reading the news the following day, it appears to be a true statement. The first and third place winners are apparently owned by an out of the area non-profit foundation.   As such, there was no mention of the Sigsbee winning until waaay down in the article and Minnie V was hardly mentioned. Neither captain's names were listed.
The article began with the sad news about the Kathryn.  Well, if she hadnt committed suicide by plowing into the big red metal buoy while trying to cut off another boat, she may have finished the race afloat.And they wonder why folks don't want to relocate here.

Iraq War – Declare Victory And Leave?

The Obama administration has decided to drop the number of U.S. troops in Iraq at the end of the year down to 3,000, marking a major downgrade in force strength, multiple sources familiar with the inner workings and decisions on U.S. troop movements in Iraq told Fox News. Senior commanders are said to be livid at the decision, which has already been signed off by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Panetta, touring sites Tuesday in advance of the Sept. 11 10th commemoration, insisted "no decision has been made" on the number of troops to stay in Iraq. "That obviously will be the subject of negotiations with the Iraqis and as a result of those negotiations. As I said no decision has been made of what the number will be," he said. The US currently has 45,000 troops in Iraq. – Fox News

US Government Incensed By Wall Street Corruption, Attacks Wall Street

Hartmann: A French Revolution on Corps - off with their Corporate Heads! ...We learned this week that Wall Street needs to lawyer up - because the Federal Housing Finance Agency is filing suit against more than a dozen of the nation's biggest banks - accusing the banksters of selling junk-mortgage securities to investors - which was the trigger of Bush's 2008 financial crisis. Mortgage lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lost more than $30 billion after the banksters hustled them into buying these piles of mortgage junk - and now the government is coming to collect. - Thom Hartmann; The Big Picture

Kotlikoff On NPR Hits US US$211 TRILLION Debt

Economist Calls Entitlements A Massive Ponzi Scheme And Says US Is Actually $211 Trillion In Debt ... In an interview with NPR, former Reagan economic adviser Laurence Kotlikoff said the U.S.'s "true indebtedness" amounts to $211 trillion. That's more than 15 times the $14 trillion official figure. "We're focused just on the official debt, so we're trying to balance the wrong books," Kotlikoff said, naming Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid for the skyrocketing unofficial figure. If you add up all the promises that have been made for spending obligations, including defense expenditures, and you subtract all the taxes that we expect to collect, the difference is $211 trillion. That's the fiscal gap... Why are these guys thinking about balancing the budget?...They should try and think about our long-term fiscal problems. His comments were reminiscent of a Bloomberg editorial he wrote last year. – Business Insider

University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Report

Is this why Thelma Thompson is no longer president of UMES?

20 page audit reports are never good and it looks like no one was watching the shop at UMES.

From the cover letter, “UMES did not exercise adequate controls over student financial aid transactions, which totaled $44.5 million during fiscal year 2010.”

If you don’t want to read the whole report, just read the executive summary on pages 5-6.

A single employee had authority to award $545,000 in student grants. No documentation was maintained on the grants. No policy was in place to determine who got grants. And, of course, the employee awarded one of the grants to a relative.

It’s also interesting that the Chancellor of the UMD responded to the audit, rather than the UMES president.

Below is a link to the Office of Legislative Audits’ report dated August 29, 2011 covering the audit of the University System of Maryland – University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  This report is available to the public on September 7, 2011.

Wicomico County Sheriff's Office Press Releases

Incident: Assault with Weapon
Date of Incident: 2 September 2011
Location: 1000 Block of East Rd., Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Davon Lamar Jones, 25, Salisbury, MD

Narrative: On 2 September 2010
a deputy from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of a subject brandishing a knife. The victim and her roommate reported that the suspect, Davon Jones, knocked on her door and as she was turning the door knob Jones pushed the door open and entered her apartment. Jones pushed the victim, and then threw a knife toward her, which landed on the floor next to her feet.

The deputy located Jones later that evening and based on the investigation, took him into custody. Jones was transported to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District
Court Commissioner. After an initial appearance, the Commissioner detained Jones in the Detention Center in lieu of $75,000.00 bond.

Charges: First Degree Assault
Second Degree Assault
Reckless Endangerment
Wear and Carry Knife on Person

Incident: Theft
Date of Incident: 2 September 2011
Location: 5700 Block of Mt. Hermon Church Rd., Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Jonathan Decker, 22, Salisbury, MD

Narrative: On 2 September 2011
, a deputy from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a Theft. Upon arrival a construction worker reported that when he arrived at the work site he
observed the suspect, Jonathan Decker, leaving in a vehicle with several pieces of sheet metal and other metal items, which were property of the construction company. After Decker saw the worker, he began to unload the items from his vehicle. Decker was placed under arrest for theft.

The deputy transported Decker to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. After an initial appearance, the Commissioner released Decker on personal recognizance.

Charges: Theft

Fill In The Blank 9-07-11

I wish I could tell my boss ________.

Little Girl Firefighter

A firefighter was working on the engine outside the Station, when he noticed a little girl nearby in a little red wagon with little ladders hung off the sides and a garden hose tightly coiled in the middle.

The girl was wearing a firefighter’s helmet.

The wagon was being pulled by her dog and her cat.

The firefighter walked over to take a closer look.
'That sure is a nice fire truck,' the firefighter said with admiration.

'Thanks,' the girl replied.The firefighter looked a little closer. The girl had tied the wagon to her dog's collar and to the cat's testicles.

'Little partner,' the firefighter said, 'I don't want to tell you how to run your rig, but if you were to tie that rope around the cat's collar, I think you could go faster.
The little girl replied thoughtfully, 'You're probably right, but then I wouldn't have a siren.'


“To combat the depression by a forced credit expansion is to attempt to cure the evil by the very means which brought it about.”

–F.A Hayek

Wild Weekend In NYC for LBJ's Great Grandkids

Some 31 people were shot in New York City between early Saturday and early Monday—part of a 24-hour run of shooting victims.

Public schooling, escalating minimum wage laws and the encouragement of fatherless families, were all  things  intensified under LBJ's  "Great Society" program and "War on Poverty". They have made for a mad cocktail of out of control kids.

By the end of the Johnson Administration, 226 out of 252 major legislative requests (over a four-year period) had been met, Federal Aid to the poor rose from $9.9 billion in 1960 to $30 billion.

President Johnson's first ever public reference to the 'Great Society' took place during a speech to students on May 7, 1964, at Ohio University. "And with your courage and with your compassion and your desire, we will build the Great Society. It is a Society where no child will go unfed, and no youngster will go unschooled."


Moral Responsibility And The Poor

Two central dogmas of contemporary liberalism are that the rich are to be blamed for all our ills and that in the end all people are the same and no one is more or less worthy than anyone else. Blaming those who are not so well off as others is unjust because they are not well enough socialized to be ambitious and diligent. 

At the same time, those who are well off get a lot of moral criticism for failing to be generous, kind, charitable or giving. Indeed, they are so bad that they need to have their wealth reduced by way of heavy taxation – not just the familiar progressive kind but whatever else the politicians and bureaucrats with this line of thinking can manage to extort from them. (Remember, taxation is extortion.  It is the legacy of the feudal era, the kin of serfdom.)

Not only that but even those who stand up defending the wealthy are morally guilty, deserving of scorn and contempt, not civilized discourse about the matter. I know this quite well since I have been standing up against extortion for decades now. For me it isn't a matter of whether the wealthy deserve their wealth – I don't know the bulk of them so I cannot tell – but whether anyone is justified in doing such extortion. (I may not deserve my good health or pretty face but this doesn't justify anyone levying a tax on it!)


What To Expect From Obama On Jobs

President Barack Obama is expected to propose $300 billion in tax cuts and federal spending when he unveils his jobs agenda in a national address Thursday night.The two biggest measures are expected to be a one-year extension of a payroll tax cut for workers and an extension of expiring jobless benefits. The White House is also considering a tax credit for businesses that hire the unemployed and spending on public works projects like school construction. Obama's speech will come the same day that Congress's bipartisan deficit-reduction super committee holds its first meeting.

Keep Your Shoes On

Some travelers will have an easier time passing through TSA screening next month. The Transportation Security Administration will create special lanes for frequent fliers who pre-register with personal information. They'll be able to keep their shoes on and their computers can stay zipped in their cases. The process, called Trusted Traveler, is part of what TSA calls its risk-based security initiative. Administrator John Pistole said the idea is to let trusted people speed through, so security screeners can concentrate more on suspicious passengers. Tests will take place in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami and Orlando.

Postmaster Says He Can't Make The $5.5 Billion Payment

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has asked Congress for more financial flexibility to avoid default. At a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, he said the USPS will be unable to make a $5.5 billion payment to the Treasury due Sept. 30. By next summer, it will be unable to pay employees and contractors. That would seriously impact its ability to keep delivering the mail, Donahoe said. USPS wants to stop pre-paying retiree health benefit costs but is not seeking federal funds. The White House promises to come up with it's own plan to restructure the Postal Service.

Bloods Member Gets 20 Years In Wicomico County Circuit Court Today

During a routine traffic stop a few months ago a Police Officer found a loaded weapon that was found to be a part of a shooting in Wicomico County.

That case came to trial today where the defendant, (a Bloods Gang Member) tried to do an Alford Plea, agreeing to a 15 year sentence.

Judge Davis rejected the Alford Please and instead sentenced him to 25 years in jail, 5 years suspended. At that moment the Gang in the court room went nuts in anger.

We'll see if the States Attorneys Office will put out a Press Release today but I'm sure it won't mention the outburst.

Today's Survey Question 9-7-11

Should DE. taxpayers be footing the $60+ million bill to replenish the dunes? OR, Is this welfare for the rich?

When the Time Comes Will We Be Able To Forgive?

How do we live with that soul numbing pain we all know so well, but desperately wish to forget? You know what I’m talking about, the kind of inner pain that cuts a wide swath through our soul and then leaves us vacant and drained. It’s so much easier to be the hard ass, first with ourselves and then with all the others. You can’t be hurt by what you don’t let in, so let’s just raise our shields and hate those bastards because…...because they deserve it, that’s why. Of course, there’s always a special place in my personal hell for a few select psychopaths who deserve my best, most exceptional rage.
The thing is, though, when we finally lay splayed upon the floor exhausted from our hating labors, we still remain unsated and thoroughly dissatisfied. It is only then that we comprehend that we are all that we have left to abhor. Trust me on this one; those are the really ugly hate hangovers, the ones that spring from our own self loathing and disgust, along with our unabashed anger at the cruel world and those who we can single out for special hatred. Come on, we can admit it. We are all so very angry, furious even, at what the sociopaths have dealt us this time around. None the less, here we are. Or soon enough will be. So what are we going to do?
I suspect some of us are sitting smug as a bug thinking that we really aren’t all that angry, just plenty pissed off and loaded for bear. And that might well be the case, at least for now anyway. But just wait until the really shocking stuff is exposed, because the ass hat parade hasn’t even begun to march down Main Street. And between you and me, those stupid little clown cars, the irritating enablers and sycophants, are really going to irritate me to no end when they start to whine. Then what will we do?

Post-9/11 Buildup Added Billions To Maryland's Economy

New opportunities for businesses from war on terror

General Physics Corp. had already built a strong business training police and fire departments in the use of emergency equipment.

But after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the doors of opportunity opened even wider.

The attacks focused officials at all levels of government on homeland security, and federal money to support it become plentiful. Protecting against terrorist attacks became a high priority for municipalities and federal grants to support the effort became plentiful.

Business at Elkridge-based General Physics increased 400 percent in its homeland security division.

"There was an immediate spike," said Craig Seger, General Physics' vice president of homeland security, environmental and technical services.

The Persecution Of Jeremy Hill

Jeremy Hill, a father of six whose family lives near Bonners Ferry, Idaho, shot and killed a grizzly bear that threatened his family. The federal government is seeking to imprison him for violating the Endangered Species Act. Idaho Governor Butch Otter wrote a nauseatingly sycophantic letter to someone he insisted on addressing as "The Honorable" Ken Salazar, the federal Secretary of Interior, pleading that the Regime be measured and magnanimous in carrying out its persecution of that innocent man.

"I recognize the federal jurisdiction under the Endangered Species Act, but I strongly support the right of individuals to defend themselves and others in such situations," snivelled Otter. "One of the flaws of the ESA is the premium it places on protecting species at the expense of everything else. Although an individual can protect human safety under the law – as Jeremy felt he was doing – it’s a shame that the Endangered Species Act still does not enable citizens to protect their private property and pets in the same manner."

That aspect of the ESA is not a "shame," but rather the predictable and intended result of the measure, which codifies a worldview called "biocentrism" in which human beings are simply one species among many, and individual property rights do not exist. What is shameful, however, is Otter’s continued insistence on posturing as a representative of the people of Idaho, rather than a kennel-fed lapdog who knows the exact length of the leash connecting him to his masters in Washington. Were the Governor a worthier canine specimen, he would recognize this as a time to bare his teeth.


Beaches See Many Visitors, But Their Wallets Were Closed

As summer 2011 drew to its symbolic close Monday, businesses at Delaware's beaches took stock of their prime season and concluded it was a mixed bag.

While tourist traffic appeared healthy, some said visitors still are holding back on their vacation spending in light of persistently tough economic times.


Until the bankers on Wall Street are brought to justice and the bad debt purged from the system, the U.S. economy will never recover. These criminals continue to rape and pillage the wealth of the nation. Will this FHFA lawsuit be the beginning of the end for these thieves? I doubt it.

Nassim Taleb: The American Economy Will Transfer $5 Trillion To Banker Pay And Bonuses Over The Next 10 Years

For the American economy – and for many other developed economies – the elephant in the room is the amount of money paid to bankers over the last five years. In the United States, the sum stands at an astounding $2.2 trillion.

Extrapolating over the coming decade, the numbers would approach $5 trillion, an amount vastly larger than what both President Barack Obama’s administration and his Republican opponents seem willing to cut from further government deficits.

That $5 trillion dollars is not money invested in building roads, schools, and other long-term projects, but is directly transferred from the American economy to the personal accounts of bank executives and employees.


What Not To Wear In Court

Donning Bud Light T-shirt at DUI trial not a good idea
Gripping a soggy tissue, the victim stood at a lectern in the county courthouse and wept as she recounted the hardships the defendant caused her family.

In a row behind her, two men kept their heads down, doing their best to stifle giggles while a sheriff's deputy gave them the eye.

The woman's emotional testimony was no laughing matter. But the underwear sticking out of her low-rise pants was well, a little distracting.

Court attire wasn't always this revealing.


No Updates On Missing Alice Davis

Salisbury News has learned there are no updates on the missing Alice Davis case.

Friends Angry Over Motorcyclist's Death At Speed Trap

Many people call them "speed traps," cops call them "Speed Enforcement Details." Regardless, they're designed to save lives, but this weekend, a woman on a motorcycle was killed while being pulled over. 

The crash happened Saturday on State Road 520 near the 528. A big black pickup truck slammed into the back of a motorcycle. On board were Michael Hughes, 58, and passenger Margaret Pratt, 48.

"They were wearing helmets.  They don't drink.  They were out for a nice "Sunday cruise" and now Margie is gone," said the victim's friend, Nancie Risola.

Orange County Sheriff's Deputies were doing speed enforcement on the street. They clocked the motorcycle going 22 miles an hour over the speed limit.


Maryland's Largest Off-Track Betting Parlor To Close

Urbana facility beset by declining betting, high expenses

Maryland's oldest and largest off-track betting facility will shut down next month, its owners said Tuesday, because it can no longer sustain losses.

The closure of the Cracked Claw restaurant and sports palace in Frederick County on Oct. 9 is the latest blow to the state's ailing racing industry as it struggles to reinvent itself amid declining betting and popularity. The closure leaves three OTB facilities in Maryland.

BREAKING NEWS: Corporate News, Easing Euro Fears Send Wall Street Rallying

A slew of upbeat corporate news, combined with headlines from Europe that eased worries over the region's sovereign debt crisis, sent the blue chips soaring more than 130 points after the opening bell.

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America's Unique Fascism

Five years ago, antiwar liberals calling the Bush administration fascist were labeled as kooks, marginalized by their own party leadership, accused by conservatives of treasonous thoughts worthy of federal punishment, even deportation. A few years pass, the policies hardly change, and the political dynamic turns upside down: Tea Party conservatives accusing the Obama regime of fascist impulses are compared to terrorists, accused of being racists, told that their hyperbole is a real threat to the country’s security.

The establishment derides both groups for their fringe outlook on America, convinced that the United States is anything but a fascist country. After all, isn’t America the nation that defeated fascism in the 1940s? Sensible conservatives and liberals agree with that.

The unappreciated reality is that when the patriot right and radical left refer to the U.S. system as fascistic, they have part of the truth but not the whole analysis. This is due to the blinders both sides wear as it concerns state power. Moreover, the criticisms sometimes fail to take account of America’s very unique strain of fascism. This political program is distinct in every nation, always taking a different form but with some general themes in common. U.S. fascism is a most insidious mixture of the key ingredients while maintaining the necessary nuance to snooker the masses, the media, and the respectable folks across the spectrum.


'Baby Fever' Is a Real Emotion, and Men Get It Too

If at some point you've had an irrepressible, inexplicable urge to make a baby, you may be interested to know there's a term for that — baby fever — and that it's a bona fide physical and emotional phenomenon, according to research in an upcoming issue of the journal Emotion.

Although it may be linked to another baby-craving phenomenon commonly known as the "biological clock," in which women realize their biological baby-making window is dwindling, baby fever isn't specific to women. Men can get all goo-goo-ga-ga too, say a husband-wife team at Kansas State University who first wondered about the sensation after their second child was born.


Chinese And US Officials Have Unusually Close Relationship

Leaked Cables Offer Glimpses Into Relations of U.S. ... This capital city's skies were clogged with pollution, as is often the case, and China's government was concerned. So it summoned officials of the American Embassy here to a meeting. But the session had nothing to do with hazy skies. Rather, Chinese officials were peeved that the Americans were monitoring pollution themselves, and posting on Twitter for anyone to read, their more precise findings, which usually judged the smog far worse than official Chinese readings. Chinese officials feared the conflicting information "might lead to 'social consequences,'" an American Embassy cable quoted the officials as saying. So could the Americans please block Chinese citizens from visiting the Web site? That July 2009 cable, posted on the WikiLeaks Web site on Friday, is one of hundreds from the American Embassy in Beijing that offer a glimpse into the depths, and heights, of relations between the United States and Chinese governments. The cables, involving secret but not very diplomatically delicate correspondence between the two powers. – New York Times

Former Baptist Church Member Ernest Willis Sentenced To Prison For Rape Of Teen Parishioner

A New Hampshire judge today sentenced former Baptist church memberErnest Willis to 15 to 30 years in prison for the forcible rape of a teenage girl from his church who got pregnant as a result.

The case made national headlines because the victim, Tina Anderson, said she was forced to confess her "sin" -- the pregnancy -- in front of the congregation at Trinity Baptist Church, an Independent Fundamental Baptist Church (IFB) in Concord, N.H.

Rick Perry Exposed As A Globalist

Rick Perry Proposed Bi-National Health Insurance with Mexico ... As media attention intensifies about Texas Governor Rick Perry's run for the presidential nomination, an activist in Tyler, Texas, was prompted to say "More checking under the hood needed before we buy the car," according to the Dallas Morning News (DMN). The article focused on Perry's comments at a Border Summit speech in south Texas (8-22-01), days before the 9-11 attacks, about bi-national health insurance – Texas-funded coverage for both U.S. and Mexican border residents. The governor's statement favored a study, required by the Legislature, about "the feasibility of bi-national health insurance." The DMN continued, "Katherine Cesinger, spokeswoman for Perry's campaign, downplayed the topic of bi-national health insurance. 'A bill was passed by the Legislature that authorized a study to look into this issue, which ultimately concluded there were numerous barriers to accomplishing that idea, and the Legislature took no further action on this concept,' she said." However, in spite of the Legislature's failure to act, Perry made clear his willingness to funnel Texas's assets to Mexico. – New American

Missouri Western Football Players Save Toddler Trapped Inside Hot Car

Two Missouri Western football players have made a family fans for life after pulling a toddler out of a locked car on a day when temperatures reached 95 degrees.

Defensive backs Jack Long and Shane Simpson were driving away from football practice on Aug. 23 when they saw a woman frantically beating on the window of a car. They decided to turn around and see if they could help.

"We thought she maybe had locked her keys in the car, but then thought that was kind of an extreme thing to do for keys," said Long.

When the stopped, Teresa Gall told them she had accidentally locked her 17-month-old grandson, Liam, in the car -- with the keys.


We're From The Government. We're Here To Help.

In the wake of hurricane Irene, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is expected to come hat in hands asking for more money from Congress. Like the rest of the government, it is broke. It has been suggested that any additional funds allocated to FEMA should come from cuts elsewhere. This seems harsh and lacking in compassion to big government advocates who do not understand economics, but I would go a step further. FEMA should never have been established. It is based on misguided ideas of disaster relief.

This seems shocking to those who have never been subjected to the secondary disaster that is the arrival of FEMA on the scene of a catastrophic event. But explaining FEMA's ineptness is not the same thing as saying no one should help people affected by disasters. Quite the opposite.

Victims of disasters should get any and all help possible, and there is virtually no limit to the generosity and compassion of good American people after devastation hits. One only need to remember the outpouring after Katrina to know this is true. FEMA, however, did more to get in the way of relief than to actually provide and facilitate it. The examples are numerous. When the call was put out for volunteer firefighters they volunteered by the thousands. It was FEMA, for reasons of control and bureaucratic ineptitude, who made sure they were not, in fact, allowed to actually help. When a group of firefighters arrived from Houston, instead of being put immediately on the job, they were told to sit around and wait. After waiting for two days doing nothing, they were simply sent home. One thousand volunteer firefighters were sent to Atlanta to undergo sexual harassment training while fires actively raged in the city. The ones that remained through this stupidity were sent to escort the president around or to distribute fliers instead of putting out fires. Computer engineer Jack Harrison was told his skills were needed to rebuild technological infrastructure. After being given the runaround for about two weeks, he was misallocated as head of security on the cruise ship FEMA had leased, when he should have been using his skills to help. All manner of help was turned away or mismanaged by FEMA while people suffered and waited. Even the Red Cross had its hands tied by FEMA.


Salisbury Advisory Council On Youth Activities, Celebrating Four Years Of Service

Anniversary Banquet Rescheduled – Now Slated for Sunday, September 18
(Salisbury, MD)  The Salisbury Advisory Council on Youth Activities (SACYA) has rescheduled their fourth anniversary banquet due to inclement weather throughout the last weekend of August. The new date is Sunday, September 18.  The banquet will start at 4:00pm and take place in the Flanders Room of the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center.

The banquet will include the honoring of Jesse Ballard, Victor Laws and Richard “Dick” Hazel.  Wicomico County’s Executive Administrator, Mrs. Sharon Morris is the speaker for this event.  Tickets are $35.00 and may be purchased by contacting April Jackson at 410.749.4356 or Shirley Dashiell at 410.430.4793.

Bank Of America Shakes Up Its Executive Suite

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Bank of America is reshaping its management team, and two big Wall Street names are out.

The company will continue on without two honchos: Joe Price, the president of consumer and small-business banking, and Sallie Krawcheck, president of wealth and investment management.

The reorganization "aligns .... with [the company's] three core customer groups: individuals, companies and institutional investors," Bank of America (BAC, Fortune 500) said late Tuesday.

The move comes just weeks after BofA announced it would lay off 3,500 employees. That's on top of the 2,500 layoffs that the company announced earlier this year.