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Monday, September 30, 2013

DC Police Search For Suspects In Taser Attacks


The Big-Picture Economy, Part 5: The State, Taxes And The Shredding Social Contract

The social contract is fraying as those paying most of the income taxes are being squeezed from above and below.

The government--known as the state in political science circles--is fundamentally a social contract between the governed and the governing Elites. The governed agree to cede control and power to the state, and pay taxes for its maintenance and programs, in exchange for security and services that can best be rendered (or can only be rendered) by the state.

These traditionally include law enforcement, a judicial system, national defense, and since the early 20th century, education and social income-security programs.

I have long held that America is a The Three-and-a-Half Class Society [9] (October 22, 2012): the "entrenched incumbents" on top (the "half class"), the high-earners who pay most of the taxes (the first class), the working poor who pay Social Security payroll taxes (the second class), and State dependents who pay no payroll or income taxes (the third class).

This class structure has political ramifications. In effect, those paying most of the tax are in a pressure cooker: the lid is sealed by the "entrenched incumbents" on top, and the fire beneath is the state's insatiable need for more tax revenues to support the entrenched incumbents and its growing army of dependents.

Let's start our analysis of the three-and-a-half-class society by noting that the top 25% pay most of the Federal income tax, and within that "middle class" the top 10% pay the lion's share of all taxes.


Dozens Of Fraudulent IDs Uncovered In Bags Of Two BWI Travelers

TSA officers at BWI say two men have been charged after dozens of fraudulent IDS were found in their bags.

The TSA at BWI says officers detected a stash of fraudulent identification cards in the two men’s baggage after an unidentifiable object caused an alarm to go off at checkpoint.

Authorities determined that the “unidentifiable object” was a stack of fraudulent identification cards. The cards included multiple New York State driver’s licenses and credit cards in different names.


Judge Slaps CIA For Withholding Routine Documents

A federal judge has chastised the CIA for “inappropriately” withholding routine documents.

In a recent decision, U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell denounced several of the CIA’s legal arguments. At one point, she accused the CIA of a “shameless twisting of the factual record.” Other assertions by the agency, she called “dead wrong” and “implausible.”

A non-profit law firm that specializes in national security cases sued the CIA and five other federal agencies over documents concerning compliance with open records laws.

Sounds straightforward. But the firm, known as National Security Counselors, said the CIA dodged its responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act and mounted “an extended campaign of misrepresentation” related to information it holds.

At one point, an “unidentified third party” handed the firm two classified documents related to the lawsuit, prompting the FBI to confiscate them. Eventually, the CIA provided redacted versions.

The CIA, meanwhile, asserted it could keep secret the records being sought by the firm under a Cold War-era law that created the spy agency and allowed it to withhold personnel information such as salaries and the number of employees.

Howell, who is a federal judge in Washington, D.C., dismissed that argument.


Apple Scrapple Festival

October 11, 2013
Festival opens at 4pm
carnival, food court
street dance ONLY.

October 12, 2013
Festival opens at 9 am

Live Entertainment!
Over 500 Crafters and Vendors!
Delicious Food!

10 Lessons #MakeDCListen Taught Us

The ruling class is losing its cotton-picking minds, because it’s getting a long-overdue comeuppance from their employers they thought all along were really their subjects.

Whether it’s because of our nixing of their plans for another pointless Middle Eastern war, or our insistence they not foist Obamacare’s epic fail upon us while exempting themselves from it, the resulting ruling class conniption fits are coming fast and furious.

When even a few stand on principle it reveals the character of everyone else around them. And if the Obamacare filibuster begun by Ted Cruz and capably aided and abetted by Mike Lee (with others chipping in) ends up accomplishing nothing else, it has provided a searing spotlight on the character (or lack thereof) of their contemporaries and the system they’re fighting.

Here are 10 things that searing spotlight has revealed:

1. When the best liberals on Twitter can come up with to criticize Cruz’s marathon is the mocking of his reading bedtime stories to his daughters that means he probably won the argument.

2. Watching Dick Durbin volunteer to get annihilated by Cruz answers the age old question “why do bugs willingly impale themselves on our windshields?”


This Guy Was Browsing Google Street View. And He Found Something He’ll Never Forget.

If you have ever used Google Maps Street view, you know it’s fun to go through cities (both known and unknown) and see what was going on at the time the picture was taken. Sometimes, you’ll get a surprise, just like this young man did:

Normally when I am bored I like to browse the google street views around Oregon. Well recently I was contacted by my younger brother who happen to be doing the same thing last night. While he was checking out a few places, he happen to look at my grandmas house. Its really rare you ever see someone you know captured in the google camera. But, there was my grandma sitting on her front porch reading her news paper enjoying life.



From the World Health Organization:
The latest Murder Statistics for the world:
Murders per 100,000 citizens.
Honduras 91.6
El Salvador 69.2
Cote d'lvoire 56.9
Jamaica 52.2
Venezuela 45.1
Belize 41.4
US Virgin Islands 39.2
Guatemala 38.5
Saint Kits and Nevis 38.2
Zambia 38.0
Uganda 36.3
Malawi 36.0
Lesotho 35.2
Trinidad and Tobago 35.2
Colombia 33.4
South Africa 31.8
Congo 30.8
Central African Republic 29.3
Bahamas 27.4
Puerto Rico 26.2
Saint Lucia 25.2
Dominican Republic 25.0
Tanzania 24.5
Sudan 24.2
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22.9
Ethiopia 22.5
Guinea 22.5
Dominica 22.1
Burundi 21.7
Democratic Republic of the Congo 21.7
Panama 21.6
Brazil 21.0
Equatorial Guinea 20.7
Guinea-Bissau 20.2
Kenya 20.1
Kyrgyzstan 20.1
Cameroon 19.7
Montserrat 19.7
Greenland 19.2
Angola 19.0
Guyana 18.6
Burkina Faso 18.0
Eritrea 17.8
Namibia 17.2
Rwanda 17.1
Mexico 16.9
Chad 15.8
Ghana 15.7
Ecuador 15.2
North Korea 15.2
Benin 15.1
Sierra Leone 14.9
Mauritania 14.7
Botswana 14.5
Zimbabwe 14.3
Gabon 13.8
Nicaragua 13.6
French Guiana 13.3
Papua New Guinea 13.0
Swaziland 12.9
Bermuda 12.3
Comoros 12.2
Nigeria 12.2
Cape Verde 11.6
Grenada 11.5
Paraguay 11.5
Barbados 11.3
Togo 10.9
Gambia 10.8
Peru 10.8
Myanmar 10.2
Russia 10.2
Liberia 10.1
Costa Rica 10.0
Nauru 9.8
Bolivia 8.9
Mozambique 8.8
Kazakhstan 8.8
Senegal 8.7
Turks and Caicos Islands 8.7
Mongolia 8.7
British Virgin Islands 8.6
Cayman Islands 8.4
Seychelles 8.3
Madagascar 8.1
Indonesia 8.1
Mali 8.0
Pakistan 7.8
Moldova 7.5
Kiribati 7.3
Guadeloupe 7.0
Haiti 6.9
Timor-Leste 6.9
Anguilla 6.8
Antigua and Barbuda 6.8
Lithuania 6.6
Uruguay 5.9
Philippines 5.4
Ukraine 5.2
Estonia 5.2
Cuba 5.0
Belarus 4.9
Thailand 4.8
Suriname 6
Laos 4.6
Georgia 4.3
Martinique 4.2
And ..................
The United States 4.2 !!!!!!!!!!!!
ALL the countries (109) above America have 100% gun bans.
It might be of interest to note that
SWITZERLAND (not shown on this list)
However, SWITZERLAND'S law requires that EVERYONE....
1. Own a Gun
2. Maintain Marksman qualifications....regularly
3. "Carry"........a Weapon.
We never hear about this? Why , agendas to uphold?

Couple in Baby Veronica Case Want Legal Fee Help

The adoptive parents at the center of the custody battle over baby Veronica are asking that the child's biological father and the Cherokee Nation pay the couple's legal expenses.

The long custody battle between Matt and Melanie Capobianco, and Veronica's birth father, Dustin Brown, centered around the Indian Child Welfare Act and raged on for more than two years before finally coming to a tentative close earlier this week when Veronica was returned to the Capobianco's care.

According to the Tulsa World, the Capobiancos filed court documents accusing Brown of "willful disobedience and complete disregard" of the law and seeking compensation for the legal fees and other expenses from Brown and the Cherokee nation.


Confederate Battle Flag Rises In Va. Off I-95

CHESTER, Va. (AP) -- A Confederate battle flag was unfurled along a stretch of Interstate 95 south of Richmond amid cheers and a volley of rifle fire.

The flag-raising Saturday in Chesterfield County had stirred a strong response in Richmond, the former capital of the Confederacy. But no protesters could be seen as more than 200 people gathered in a freshly cleared circle of forest to watch the 15-by-20-foot flag rise up a flagpole.


Its All About How You Look At It

I Wonder When

Delivery Person Killed After Being Crushed By Package

Location: 2500 Grubb Road, Wilmington, DE

Date of Occurrence: Monday, September 30, 2013, at 10:58 a.m.

Victim: 43-year-old male from Baltimore, MD

Resume: Wilmington-Troopers are investigating the death of a delivery person who was crushed while removing computer equipment from a truck in North Wilmington.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:58 a.m. as a 43-year-old Baltimore man began to unload a package containing a large piece of computer equipment from a delivery truck. The package was being delivered to an office at 2500 Grubb Road.

A preliminary investigation indicates that the package was placed onto the truck's lift by the man, who then fell to the ground. The package then fell from the lift onto the man, crushing him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are continuing their investigation. There are no signs of foul play. The body was turned over to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Giving Cruz His Due

Liberals are passionate in their scorn for him — which tells you how worried they are.

A spat has broken out over whether the media demonstrated liberal bias in their coverage of Senator Ted Cruz’s marathon anti-Obamacare speech. Conservatives are contrasting the heckling and slurs leveled against Cruz with the overwhelmingly positive reaction won by his fellow Texan Wendy Davis for her ultimately unsuccessful filibuster of a bill in the Texas state senate restricting abortions performed after 20 weeks.

Liberals who reject the bias charge make two main points. First, they say, the most negative commentary against Cruz came from opinion writers, not news reporters. Second, they add, Davis’s 13-hour physically grueling feat constituted a genuine filibuster while Cruz’s semi-orchestrated effort wasn’t a bona fide attempt to derail Obamacare.


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Ron Paul Promotes Voluntaryism On Jay Leno

Two Arrested And One Sought In Attempted Robbery, Laurel

Location: Oasis Travel Plaza, 30759 Sussex Highway, Laurel, DE

Date of Occurrence: Saturday September 28, 2013 at approximately 1:50 a.m.

31 year old female employee

Defendants, Charges, and Bond Information:

Shawn D. Alston, 33, Bridgeville, DE (Photo Attached, red/white shirt)
Attempted Robbery 2nd
Conspiracy 2nd

Arraigned at JP3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $5,000.00 secured bond.

Anita M. Amoroso, 50, Laurel, DE (Photo Attached)
Attempted Robbery 2nd
Conspiracy 2nd

Arraigned at JP3 and committed to Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $5,000.00 secured bond.

Suspect and Charges:
Troy Sanders, 29, Bridgeville, DE (Photo Attached, black shirt)
Attempted Robbery 2nd
Conspiracy 2nd

Laurel, DE- The Delaware State Police have arrested two people in connection with an early morning attempted robbery of a gas station.

Troopers responded to the Oasis Travel Plaza located at 30759 Sussex Highway near Laurel around 1:50 a.m. Saturday morning after a black male subject entered the store and confronted a 31 year old female employee demanding money from the cash register. When the employee refused to open it, the suspect reached across the counter and attempted to open it, but was unsuccessful. He then fled the store and was observed entering a silver four door sedan with a sun roof which fled from the parking lot. At approximately 4:30 a.m. Laurel Police Department also responded to a robbery that occurred in their jurisdiction involving a similar subject.

Around 6:00 a.m. Saturday morning, a trooper on patrol observed a vehicle matching the description of the car used at the Oasis incident parked in a driveway on Mill Park Drive in Bridgeville. Troopers made contact with Anita M. Amoroso at that residence and she was taken into custody without incident.

The investigation revealed Anita Amoroso drove two subjects that were later determined to be Shawn D. Alston and Troy Sanders, to the Oasis Travel Plaza where she dropped them off. She then returned a short time later and picked the two up after the attempted robbery was committed and then drove into the limits of Laurel where they committed another robbery.

Around 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning, Shawn D. Alston was located walking on Mill Park Drive and was taken into custody without incident. The two were both transported back to Troop 5 in Bridgeville where they were both charged with Attempted Robbery 2nd and Conspiracy 2nd. They were incarcerated on $5,000.00 secured bond.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Troy Sanders, they are asked to contact Troop 5 at 302-337-1090 or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

BREAKING NEWS: Senate Kills House ObamaCare Provisions

Senate Democrats reject House amendments that would delay ObamaCare by a year and repeal an unpopular medical device tax, sending bill to avert shutdown back to the House.


Md. Calls Gun Law Challenge Too Late, Too Little

HAGERSTOWN — The state of Maryland says gun advocates waited too long to challenge tougher firearm regulations set to take effect Tuesday.

Attorney General Doug Gansler asked a federal judge in Baltimore on Monday to deny their request for an order blocking enforcement of the law.


Generator Starts Fire Under Bay Bridge Deck

Authorities say a power generator under the deck of Chesapeake Bay Bridge's westbound span sparked a fire that closed the bridge, backing up traffic for miles.

Lt. Shannon Callahan, Queen Anne's County Department of Emergency Services dispatch supervisor, says the generator was in a construction zone in the bridge's under-structure when the fire started Sunday evening.

Maryland Transportation Authority police Sgt. Jonathan Green says the fire closed the span for about two hours and vehicles stopped on the bridge were backed off.

Federal Courts To Remain Open If Shutdown Occurs

As members of Congress attempt to work out an agreement to avert a federal government shutdown on Tuesday, officials of the U.S. District Court in Maryland say the federal judiciary will remain open for business on Tuesday.

That means federal courthouses in Baltimore and Greenbelt would be open.

In a statement on the Court's website, officials say it would be "business as usual for approximately 10 business days."


National Aquarium to Close in DC After 128 Years

An aquarium that opened its doors to visitors in 1885 is closing its doors in the nation's capital.

The National Aquarium is closing its Washington location after the last visitors leave Monday. Officials announced in May that the aquarium must move out of the U.S. Department of Commerce building due to renovations.

The 1,500 animals will be moved to other locations, including the National Aquarium in Baltimore, in the months ahead.


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Candidates For Judgeships In Wicomico County

Commission District 1 – Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties
James V. Anthenelli (Chair), Dana S. Boston, Kimberly Dumpson, James B. Emche, D’Arcy Nicole Green, Kirkland J. Hall, Sr., Chris S. Mason, Ernest R. Satchell, Raymond C. Shockley, Heather E. Stansbury, Louis H. Taylor, Barbara R. Trader, Peter Ayers Wimbrow, III

Circuit Court for Wicomico CountyNew Judgeship
(To be shared equally with the Circuit Court for Dorchester County)
8/26/13Robert Alan Benson
James Leo Britt
Melvin Joseph Caldwell, Jr.
Connie Lynn Godfrey Marvel
Abigail Hughes Marsh
William Seth Mitchell
Paul Ralph Montemuro
Spyros James Sarbanes
Mark Andrew Tyler


It is increasingly clear that the 2012 elections, both presidential and senate, were stolen by Obama, the Democratic Party, the IRS, and government employee unions. It’s right out of a mob movie like “The Godfather.”

The Obama Crime Family could give the mob lessons. Don Obama plays for keeps. The Don gets what he wants and when he found himself in danger of losing his power and control, Obama went to his enforcers – the IRS.

In a story reminiscent of the mob fixing union elections, the IRS enforcers conspired to destroy Don Obama’s main competition – the Tea Parties and other conservative fundraising groups.

Lois Lerner was only one of many IRS big shots in DC who gave orders to IRS offices across the U.S. to “kill” the Tea Parties and other conservative groups. Their goal – steal the election. As if only days ago, the “fall gal” retired from the IRS. We can only guess what kind of massive payoff she received from Obama’s donors.

The 2010 elections were the biggest embarrassment suffered by a U.S. President in modern history. The power, energy and passion of the Tea Party won the GOP an amazing 63 House seats, six Senate seats, six Governorships, and 680 seats in state legislatures. It was an historic landslide. Obama’s entire agenda was threatened.

Yet, the mainstream media expects us to believe that only two years later (2012) that Tea Party energy and passion was gone…overnight. Or, perhaps they changed back to fans of Obama and the Democratic Party. What a fairytale.


Little Miss Hispanic Winner Loses Title In Del.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- The winner of the Little Miss Hispanic Delaware contest has been stripped of her crown over concerns that she is not Hispanic.

The News Journal of Wilmington reported Saturday that 7-year-old Jakiya McKoy lost the title two weeks ago.

Some critics of the decision say the move was made because McKoy is black and not Latina enough, though organizers say it had nothing to do with race.



Republic of New Afrika leader now guiding capital city's direction
Voters in Jackson, Miss., a mid-sized city in the heart of the Deep South, have picked a Democrat as their mayor. What’s different about this individual is that he is a former leader of the Republic of New Afrika, a group dedicated to creating an independent black nation out of five southern states.
Now leading the city of about 175,000 is Chokwe Lumumba – who has a long history of radical activism and whose plans for the largest city in Mississippi could be called “revolutionary.”

A co-founder of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, which promotes black “self-determination,” Lumumba was sworn in on July 1, after winning 86 percent of the vote in the general election.

He had won the Democrat nomination with 54 percent of the vote.

Despite what could be considered an overpowering victory, Jackson’s business owners are extremely concerned with Lumumba’s proposals for the city.


Watch Your Mailbox

Just wanted to let you know - today I received my 2013 Social SecurityStimulus Package.

It contained two tomato seeds, cornbread Mix, two discount coupons to KFC, an 'Obama Hope & Change' bumper Sticker, a prayer rug, a machine to blow smoke up my --- and a 'Blame It on Bush' poster for the front yard.

The directions were in Spanish.
Yours should arrive soon.

Police: Homeowner Shot Robber In Face

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Gwinnett County police are investigating a home invasion and shooting near Norcross.

Police tell Channel 2’s Kerry Kavanaugh that two men tried to break into a home on Greenway Road on Thursday morning.

The homeowner went to investigate a noise at the door and found two robbers smashing their way in his house, police said.

"Moments later he heard somebody crashing open the back window," said Gwinnett County police Cpl. Ed Ritter."He called police and apparently was on the phone with 911 at the time this was happening and at that time he fired the weapon at the suspects."

The robbers ran from the home and eventually the injured suspect was dropped off at Gwinnett Medical Center.


Radio Host Advocates Murder Of Ted Cruz, Mike Lee

In the characteristically compassionate, accepting tone of a modern leftist broadcaster, radio host Mike Malloy recently fantasized about the stabbing death of U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah).

On the heels of a 21-hour marathon speech criticizing ObamaCare, the Tea Party-backed politician has been on the receiving end of significant vitriol — even by members of his own party. Malloy, however, took that rhetoric to a new, disturbing level by volunteering a weapon to be used against Cruz.

Commenting on a conservative broadcaster’s opinion that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “stabbed Ted Cruz and Mike Lee in the back,” Malloy found it easy to transition from hyperbole to reality.

“Oh, what if that were true?” he queried, telling McConnell he would be a willing participant.

“Mitch, I tell you what, I’ll make you a deal! I’ll provide the butcher knife,” he shouted.


Md. Imposes Fines On Casinos For Underage Gambling

HANOVER, Md. (AP) -- More than two dozen instances of underage gambling at Maryland casinos will cost casino operators tens of thousands of dollars in fines.

A consent agreement signed last week by gambling regulators and earlier by Maryland Live casino marks the state's first financial penalty for underage violations. Under the agreement, Maryland Live agreed to pay $20,000 for four incidents of underage gambling. Soon Hollywood Casino in Perryville will pay $10,000 for two similar incidents.

There have been 30 known violations of underage gambling this year. The state can impose a maximum fine of $5,000 per incident.


Motorcyclist Collides With Horse Then Flees

Location: Chaplains Chapel Road south of Deer Forest Road, Bridgeville, DE

Date of Occurrence: Sunday September 29, 2013 at approximately 6:50 p.m.

Defendant, Charges, and Bond Information:

Roosevelt S. Williams, 34, Lincoln, DE (Photo Attached)
Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Crash
Reckless Driving (2 counts)
Aggressive Driving
Disregarding a Police Officers Signal
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Resisting Arrest
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Multiple other traffic related offenses

Arraigned at JP3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $13,950.00 cash bond.

Bridgeville, DE- The Delaware State Police have arrested a Lincoln man after he struck a horse with his motorcycle and then fled the scene.

The incident occurred around 6:50 p.m. Sunday evening as Michele A. Rose, 40 of Bridgeville, was riding her 16 year old quarter horse named “Chance” south on Chaplains Chapel Road when she was attempting to cross the roadway to enter a field on the east side of the road. After checking the roadway to ensure it was clear, Ms. Rose and “Chance” entered into the roadway when the sound of a fast approaching motorcycle startled the horse causing it to remain in the roadway. The motorcycle, which was also traveling southbound on Chaplains Chapel Road, applied its brakes and slid on the roadway before striking the horse on the right side.

After gaining control of the horse, Ms. Rose ran to the motorcyclist who appeared injured and attempted to render first aid. The motorcyclist refused any treatment and proceeded to get on his motorcycle and flee south on Chaplains Chapel Road. Ms. Rose was able to provide a description of the black male operator, who was not wearing a helmet, along with a description of the motorcycle to dispatchers in the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center (9-1-1).

At approximately 7:05 p.m. an officer with Georgetown Police Department observed what appeared to be the motorcycle and operator at the intersection of DuPont Boulevard (US113) and Seashore Highway (SR404/18). As the officers attempted to perform a traffic stop on the motorcycle, it began fleeing northbound on US113. Additional officers and troopers began pursuing the motorcyclist who was, at times, traveling at speeds greater than 100 mph before a Delaware State Police helicopter (Trooper 2) was able to track the fleeing motorcycle throughout the towns of Lincoln and Milford. Around 7:45 p.m. Trooper 2 advised ground patrols that the motorcyclist was slowing to a stop in the area of Benson Road near Jefferson Road. Troopers were able to converge on the area and after a brief struggle with the fleeing suspect, who ran into a soy bean field, he was taken into custody without further incident.

Roosevelt S. Williams, 34 of Lincoln, was found to be in possession of 3.2 grams of synthetic marijuana upon his arrest. He was transported to Troop 7 where he was charged with over 70 traffic violations including Reckless Driving, Aggressive Driving, Disregarding a Police Officers Signal, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was arraigned at JP3 and committed to SCI in lieu of $13,950.00 cash bond. Williams was checked by EMS at Troop 7 and refused any medical treatment.

Ms. Rose was slightly injured in the incident, but did not require any medical attention. “Chance” did not appear to be injured.

Classics For A Cause

Hi Mr. Albero,
I am a student at James M. Bennett High School. On November 16th, a friend and I will be giving a piano concert to benefit the SWAC Instrument Barn. The Instrument Barn gives instruments to young, low-income students who are interested in joining band or orchestra. I was wondering if you could help me publicize the event through your blog. I have attached a flyer with information about the event below. Anything you could do to assist us in making the event public would be very much appreciated.
Thank you

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Worcester County K9 Unit

Worcester County Sheriff's Office

On Sunday September 22, 2013, members of the Worcester County K9 Unit traveled to Allentown, PA to compete in the 2013 Police K9 Trials. These trials are in memory of fallen Deputy Sheriff and Canine Handler, Kyle Pagerly of the Berks County Sheriff’s Department. Pagerly was tragically killed in the line of duty serving a warrant on June 29, 2011. This is the third annual Police K9 trial held each year by the Salisbury Township Police Officers Association. Proceeds from the trials go to the Kyle Pagerly Memorial Fund.
Three members of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit participated in the event, two bringing home trophies. Cpl. Ramey and K9 Karma won 2nd place in Fastest Dog. Cpl. Edgar and K9 Jonka won 3rd place in Obedience and 2nd place in Bite Redirect. Several teams from Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland competed. The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit has attended every year since the First Annual Pagerly K9 trial in 2011 to show support. We hope to continue this participation and support for future events.

The Sheriffs Office is extremely proud of our K-9 units.

Whod'a Thunk It?


Foster-care officials declare parents with traditional values unacceptable
A video has been uncovered of Massachusetts officials promising to weed out foster parents with conservative values who would only “tolerate” a youth’s gender confusion and not endorse it.

The video was featured by political activist Amy Contrada, who researches family issues through the non-profit Massachusetts-based group Mass Resistance organization.


Did Putin Quietly Play The Debt Card Over Syria?

"They are living beyond their means and shifting a part of the weight of their problems to the world economy. They are living like parasites off the global economy and their monopoly of the dollar. If [in America] there is a systemic malfunction, this will affect everyone. Countries like Russia and China hold a significant part of their reserves in American securities. There should be other reserve currencies." – Vladimir Putin in 2011

While I hate to give such praise to a foreign leader, Putin has undoubtedly run rings around the moribund and bureaucratic incompetence of the Laurel and Hardy-styleObama and Kerry team on Syria. Putin diplomatically has the swiftness and stealth of the South's Stonewall Jackson and Germany's Erwin Rommel, probably the two greatest military commanders in world history.

What Really Happened on the Night of Friday, August 30th?



In a lecture posted online, Al Qaeda offers advice on friendship in which it asserts that Muslims should never become friends with non-Muslims, who are considered to be a perpetual enemy.

“Enmity towards infidels is a must,” says Abdul Samad, a militant Pakistani cleric in an audio lecture posted on jihadi online forums by Al Qaeda broadcaster Al-Sahab.

The lecture, “Standards of Friendship and Enmity in Islam,” focuses on Islamic rules for relationships with non-Muslims, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) which translated an excerpt.


Race Is On For Md. Governor — Establishment Brown vs. Outsider Gansler?

Now the race for Maryland governor starts for real. The two main contenders are in the ring for what promises to be an aggressive contest race that has no precedent in Maryland history.

What makes the 2014 gubernatorial election so unusual is the timing.

Rather than holding the primary in September as is traditional, this one takes place June 24. That early date will cut down substantially on turnout, play havoc with fundraising and compress the full fury of the campaign into about 80 days once the General Assembly ends its session on April 7.


Iran President’s Car Pelted With Eggs, Shoes

Hundreds of Iranians cheered President Hassan Rouhani on his return from New York on Saturday after his historic phone call with U.S. President Barack Obama but a smaller number of hardliners shouted “Death to America” and threw eggs and shoes at his official car leaving the airport, Iranian media reported.

While an anticipated handshake between Rouhani and Obama at United Nations headquarters failed to materialize, they held a 15-minute call on Friday at the end of the moderate new Iranian president’s trip for the U.N. General Assembly.

Iranian media said hundreds of Rouhani supporters keen to see him make good on pledges of “constructive interaction” with the world to ease Iran’s international isolation and get punitive sanctions lifted turned up to hail his U.N. visit.


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  • Sunday September, 29 2013 @ 08:34:03 Nature: Chest Pain City: Salisbury
  • Sunday September, 29 2013 @ 05:20:48 Nature: Maternity Patient City: Salisbury
  • Sunday September, 29 2013 @ 02:51:15 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Sunday September, 29 2013 @ 01:51:09 Nature: Syncopal Episode City: Salisbury
  • Sunday September, 29 2013 @ 01:49:14 Nature: Medical Assist Address: 351 Deers Head Hospital Rd Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Sunday September, 29 2013 @ 00:35:39 Nature: Unresponsive Patient City: Salisbury

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Traffic On Chesapeake Bay Bridge Reopens After Earlier Fire

WASHINGTON - Lanes reopen in both directions on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge after an earlier fire caused traffic to stop Sunday evening.

WTOP has received reports that construction materials are burning underneath the bridge, sending a plume of smoke into the sky.

A Maryland Transportation Authority official said she had no information about what caused the fire or what was burning.

Westbound Lanes Of The Bay Bridge Have Been Shut Down

All Annapolis

From moments ago. Traffic is being turned around. The west bound span is still closed due to a fire.


(Editor’s note: The video contains some mature content)
Late night comedy show Saturday Night Live turned the tables on President Barack Obama and devoted an entire skit last night aimed at mocking his signature healthcare law.

The roughly seven-minute skit depicted an actor playing the president delivering a speech dedicated to showcasing the supposed benefits of the healthcare law.

However, as individuals were called up one-by-one to testify in favor of Obamacare, they instead delivered some surprising news.


America’s Largest Gun Shop Abruptly Dropped By Credit Card Co. – And The Reason Will Have You Shaking Your Head In Disbelief

The Hyatt Gun Shop of Charlotte, N.C., has been doing business for the last four years with a subsidiary of Visa — a key Obama campaign donor — that specializes in credit card transactions.
But the subsidiary,, reportedly has ended its relationship with the nation’s largest gun store for a reason that might get you scratching your head.

Because the Hyatt Gun Shop sells, well, guns.

The email said that gun sales violated a section of the service agreement it signed with the gun shop, reportedly after Hyatt detailed its sales and products — and, you know, its name – according to the Washington Examiner.

“We’ve never seen anything like this,” said Justin Anderson, Hyatt’s marketing director, who added it took a week and thousands of dollars to line up a “gun friendly” credit card processor for online sales.

More from the Examiner:
The brushoff of Hyatt’s business has sparked a national boycott effort against and parent company CyberSource organized by the website Grass Roots North Carolina. “It looks like the small but noisy anti-gun crowd has gotten to what must be a jelly-spined PR department at CyberSource and Authorize.Net. Either that, or leadership at these companies have simply become anti-gun all on their own,” said the website in announcing the boycott.

Anderson suspects that the company, purchased by Visa in 2010, got cold feet dealing with a leading gun seller and he said that he’s heard of other gun stores being dropped. The company had no immediate comment.


Saturday, September 28, 2013 through Friday, October 4, 2013


Young Boy Reaches Out To News For Help

Every now and then you find one of those kids; one who validates your faith in future generations. Only this time we didn't find him, he found us. And the letter this Edmond boy wrote left us overcome with emotion.


SFD Calls For Service 9-28-13

  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 23:46:15 Nature: Pi Accident City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 23:00:58 Nature: Seizure City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 22:32:34 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 22:13:23 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 21:04:47 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 19:52:34 Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 18:02:55 Nature: Pro Qa Fire Address: 503 Emory Ct Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 17:19:35 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 15:31:25 Nature: Delayed Ambulance Address: 201 Long Ave Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 14:52:31 Nature: Auto Accident Rescue Address: N Salisbury Blvd and w Zion Rd Salisbury, MD 21802
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 14:34:39 Nature: Pi Accident Address: 2700 N Salisbury Blvd Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 11:26:23 Nature: Abdominal Pain City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 10:30:31 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 10:04:33 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 09:30:52 Nature: Seizure City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 04:24:36 Nature: Hemorrhaging City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 03:38:22 Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 02:43:19 Nature: Sick Subject City: Parsonsburg
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 02:33:51 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 01:48:16 Nature: Assault Ems City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 01:36:23 Nature: Unconscious Subject City: Salisbury
  • Saturday September, 28 2013 @ 00:33:45 Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury

Dear Pittsville Resident:

This letter states that Ms Mann will contact residents by phone if the survey is not returned. There is no place on these letters to include your name. How will they know who is sending them in and who is not? 

Muslims: We Want Schools Closed On Our Holidays

Muslims in Montgomery County, Md., are petitioning local school officials to add two Islamic holidays that vary from year to year to the school calendar, and if needed, to shorten the “winter break” to make up for the days off.

“There is no need for any MCPS students to miss classroom instruction time if schools were to close for Eid holidays,” their petition argues. “There is a state law that mandates at least 180 classroom instruction days per year. That won’t change. If schools were to close on Eid holidays the missed days could easily be made up by slightly shortening the lengthy winter or summer breaks.

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Little Boys With Their Big Toys

Salisbury Fire Department busting out the windows on the unfinished condominium, riverside.

Shhhhh!!!!! There's A Town Election No One In PITTSVILLE Wants You To Know About

You know, if Paul Wilbur was an HONORABLE man he'd EXPOSE the alleged embezzlement BEFORE the Town of Pittsville held their next election.

On the other hand, Wilbur is a LAWYER, sorry for such a far reach.

Here's the deal. There's some serious problems in Pittsville right now and quite frankly the taxpayers are getting screwed. You have a majority of firefighters on the Council and that just needs to end. There's nothing wrong with one representative but we all know what might happen if you had, oh, let's say your DAUGHTER running the books and Daddy closing BOTH eyes and signing off on a two party check time and time again.

However, Pittsville is one of those Towns very similar to Salisbury where the citizens want to bitch and complain but they don't get off their rear ends to volunteer to run and or vote. 

Then we heard from a citizen who called Town Hall to ask where the election is being published. Their reply was, we'll be posting it around Town, (image above) and in the Daily Times. That citizen was furious because with the 15 homes on their block, only TWO get the Daily Times. HOW CONVENIENT AGAIN! They, (of course) didn't send anything to Salisbury News because they know everyone reads us.

They don't want you to know about this election. They don't want new candidates stepping up to the plate to compete. In fact, we at Salisbury News can't wait for this election to be over so we can publish the fact that we have another Washington, D.C. right here on the Eastern Shore where the citizens are so dumb they voted another Marion Barry back into office.

I can see the hits going through the roof now. Well here's what I can tell you. Salisbury News is by far the most read new source on the entire Eastern Shore, hands down. I couldn't care less how many homes get the Daily Times, they're a joke any more and people should be laughing at their neighbors every morning when they go out to pick up that piece of junk someone just paid all that money to read in 5 minutes. 

Pittsville, you are the center of attention right now. MAKE THE NECESSARY CHANGES and get that Town back in order before it goes bankrupt.

Shutdown Impact: Tourists, Homebuyers Hit Quickly

If the government "shuts down" next Tuesday, your mail will still come. Doctors will see Medicare patients. NASA will keep talking to the astronauts circling Earth on the Space Station. In fact, the majority of government will remain on the job.

The closings would hit random Americans first: vacationers hoping to take in Mount Rushmore or a Smithsonian museum. Homebuyers seeking government-backed mortgages. Veterans appealing the denial of disability benefits. Perhaps on the bright side -- for some -- tax audits would be suspended.

Troubles would spread the longer a shutdown lasted.



Wicomico County Executive Rick Pollitt and Department of Public Works – Roads Division crews unveiled new equipment to help preserve county roads and make them safer for the traveling public.

The new aggregate recyclers allow County crews to more effectively and economically fill potholes using hot mix asphalt. The equipment keeps the asphalt at an appropriate temperature to settle and bond to the surface, allowing for permanent, pothole repair.

“We can install a permanent pavement repair any season of the year, thereby reducing the need to continually maintain a temporary repair in the winter when hot mix is not available,” said Lee Beauchamp - Director of Public Works, “This also saves the County in trucking costs to deliver small batches of asphalt from the plant. It’s like having a mobile asphalt plant available all year long.”

County Executive Pollitt commented, “This machine allows us to take the rubble from old roads, heat it up, mix it up and turn it into a strong, solid patching material for repairs. It recycles old materials, extends the life of our County roads and saves the taxpayers money in the process. It’s a good deal all around.”

Previously, crews used a “cold patch” – a temporary fix that required routine maintenance. The cost of cold mix asphalt was approximately $125 per ton. The new equipment will allow the department to produce its own quality hot mix from leftover asphalt millings at a fraction of the costs and also allows crews to repair more potholes each day.

To report a pothole on County roads, please contact the Roads Division at 410-548-4872.

Gun-Rights Activists Sue Maryland To Block New Firearms Law

Gun-rights activists in Maryland have filed a federal lawsuit to block the state's new gun law before new requirements on assault weapons and large magazines go into effect Oct. 1.

In the lawsuit in filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Maryland, the plaintiffs argues the the Second Amendment and case law protect their right to own assault rifles and magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, The Baltimore Sun reported.

The plaintiffs include the Maryland Licensed Firearms Dealers Association, the Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore, and several other organizations, individuals and gun shops, according to the report.


SFD Calls For Service 9-27-13

  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 22:55:00 Nature: Unconscious Subject City: Salisbury
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 21:29:02 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 20:40:15 Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 19:33:26 Nature: Delayed Ambulance Address: 1107 Hayes Ave Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 18:46:39 Nature: Petroleum Spill Address: 1801 Autumn Grove Ct Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 17:39:26 Nature: Natural Cover Address: 901 N Salisbury Blvd Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 12:48:55 Nature: Pi Accident Address: N Salisbury Blvd and homer St Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 11:29:17 Nature: Pi Accident Address: Beaglin Park Dr and e College Ave Salisbury, MD 21802
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 11:29:11 Nature: Pi Accident City: Salisbury
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 08:47:06 Nature: Diabetic Difficulty City: Salisbury
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 07:11:54 Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 06:41:12 Nature: Pro Qa Ems City: Salisbury
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 04:22:54 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Friday September, 27 2013 @ 02:36:35 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury

Maryland State Police In A Jam For The Next Seven Years

If your considering joining the Maryland State Police, get very used to their current salaries because Governor O'Malley has frozen them for the next seven years. 

Not only that, in Salisbury many Officers are driving around in vehicles with 250,000 + miles on them and there's no relief in sight for new vehicles since O'Malley refuses to be proactive.

Pretty soon we'll be seeing the MSP riding around on bicycles, if O'Malley has his way. One Adam Twelve, Calling All Bicycles For Backup.

Hi Lord

Hi Lord, it’s me. We are getting older and things are getting ...bad here. Gas prices are too high, no jobs, and food and heating costs too high. I know some have taken you out of our schools, government and even Christmas, but Lord I'm asking you to come back and re-bless America. We really need you! There are more of us who want you than those who don't! Thank You Lord, I Love You.

Maryland Could Lose $5 Million A Day In Tax Revenue From Federal Shutdown, Memo Says

Furloughs of federal workers during a government shutdown could cost Maryland $5 million a day in income and sales tax collections and hinder the state’s economic recovery, according to a memo circulating in the office of Gov. Martin O’Malley (D).

Federal employment is a key component of Maryland’s economy, with annual wages totaling about $25 billion, according to the memo, a copy of which was obtained by The Washington Post. It was prepared by O’Malley’s budget advisers in preparation of a congressional budget stalemate continuing into next week.


BREAKING NEWS: President Obama Says He Spoke To Iranian Leader

President Obama says he spoke to Iran's President Rouhani in the first communication between an American and Iranian President since 1979, and believes they can reach nuclear deal.From Fox News

Gettysburg National Park Grants KKK Event Permit

The Ku Klux Klan has been granted a permit to hold an event at Gettysburg National Military Park.

Park officials say the special-use permit was approved for a Maryland-based KKK group to exercise its First Amendment rights on Oct. 5. The afternoon event will be held on the lawn area north of Gen. George Meade's Headquarters.

Officials say the park has a responsibility to make that land available for citizens to exercise their right to freedom of speech, even if the views expressed are contrary to those of most Americans.


Double Boom In Ocean City

For those of you in the Ocean City area, did you just hear that double BOOM? I'm checking into it but perhaps one, (or some) of you know what it might have been. I'm guessing something at Mach II speed?

UPDATE: No emergency calls were generated from it so it must have been a jet breaking Mach speed.

USPS Seeks To Raise Cost Of Stamps

It soon could cost 49 cents to mail a letter.

The postal Board of Governors said Wednesday it wants to raise the price of a first-class stamp by 3 cents, citing the agency’s “precarious financial condition” and the uncertain prospects for postal overhaul legislation in Congress.

“Of the options currently available to the Postal Service to align costs and revenues, increasing postage prices is a last resort that reflects extreme financial challenges,” board chairman Mickey Barnett wrote customers.


Breaking News: The Senate Passed A Continuing Resolution To Fund The Government Through November 15

Fox News
Breaking News: The Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through November 15, removing language that would defund ObamaCare. The legislation now moves back to the House of Representatives.

How Does He Do That?

Great Quote


A coterie of top White House officials will meet Friday in Detroit to discuss giving the troubled city roughly $300 million in federal grants to address various public safety issues.

White House officials expected to participate in Friday’s meeting include Attorney General Eric Holder, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and White House economic adviser Gene Sperling.


Do You Still Have A Full Time Job?

Too Funny!

Welcome Home Corporal Jeff Rantz!

Wicomico County Sheriff's Office would like to welcome home one of our own from serving our country in Afghanistan...Corporal Jeff Rantz. Thank you for your service Corporal!!!