Friday, May 31, 2013

JESSE VENTURA GOING AFTER SLAIN NAVY SEAL SNIPER CHRIS KYLE’S WIDOW IN COURT

Noted 9/11 truther Jesse Ventura is continuing his defamation lawsuit against deceased U.S. sniper Chris Kyle by going after Taya Kyle, the slain soldier’s widow.

“Lawyers for Ventura have asked a federal court to continue his lawsuit against Chris Kyle…by substituting Kyle’s wife, Taya, as the defendant,” the Minnesota Star Tribune reports.

Kyle was killed in February when he was shot to death by a former U.S. Marine suffering from PTSD.

Ventura, most famously known for being the guy who dies 45 minutes into “The Predator,” claimed last year that the decorated former SEAL’s book, “American Sniper,” wrongly accused him of starting a California bar fight.

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CBS Anchorman’s Clueless Apology

CBS news anchor Scott Pelley offered an apology — for the wrong reason

“Our house is on fire,” said the CBS News managing editor and evening anchor. Pelley, in a recent speech at Quinnipiac University, said: “Today, right now, as we occupy this house (of American journalism) that was built for us, our house is on fire. These have been a bad few months for journalism. We’re getting the big stories wrong, over and over again.”

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State Police Corporal Faces False Information Charge

A corporal with the Delaware State Police was charged May 29 with filing false information in connection with a drug investigation he conducted in February.

In March, state police began criminally investigating Cpl. Shannon King, 38, in connection with a traffic stop in which he seized cocaine and marijuana, said Sgt. Paul Shavack of the Delaware State Police.

Shavack said an internal review determined King field tested the suspected cocaine but did not field test the suspected marijuana yet he swore on the arrest warrant that he had tested both drugs.

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Pat Robertson Says Someone Twisted His Words

Televangelist – and one-time Republican presidential candidate – Pat Robertson accused an unnamed online publication of deliberately twisting his words to embarrass him.

Robertson promised a "full-scale expos̩" on the organization, because, he said, "it's a nasty group." Although he didn't name the online entity, he said their sole purpose is, "to embarrass those who are conservative on television." That means Pat Robertson is referring to either Media Matters, or Right Wing Watch Рa project from People For the American Way. PFAW research director, Josh Glasstetter said, "Right Wing Watch faithfully reports Robertson's comments and provides appropriate context. There's no need to 'twist and distort' his words to make them sound crazy or offensive. They are inherently both."

Law Requires Owners To Report Lost, Stolen Guns

DOVER — Delaware gun owners will be legally obligated to report lost or stolen firearms under legislation that passed the General Assembly May 14.

In a narrow vote of 22-19, representatives approved Senate Bill 16; senators approved the bill 11-10, May 2. Gov. Jack Markell has pledged to sign SB 16 into law in the near future.

The measure requires gun owners to report the loss or theft of a firearm to police within seven days of discovering the weapon is missing. Violators will be subject to a fine of up to $100 for a first offense and up to $250 for a second offense. A third offense will be considered a felony.

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Check Out This Possible Recall

What do you get for enacting legislation that the vast majority of voters in your state support? Recall. Well, at least in Colorado you do. Several Democratic state lawmakers are facing recall petitions because of their votes for stronger gun control. State Senate President John Morse and the three other Democratic lawmakers were not the main sponsors of gun control legislation, but all come from districts where Republicans believe they can gather plenty of support for their recall. The National Rifle Association has also gotten involved, by sending a political mailer saying it is working with local recall groups. In an interview with New England Cable News, State Senator Morse seemed to expect the recall vote to happen. He said gun-rights advocates are using his district to make a national statement about what happens who lawmakers to support gun control. "That's what's going on here," he said, "They want to take out the Senate President." These lawmakers are the people who enacted gun laws that voters wanted. Now it's time to get out there, and ensure they aren't recalled for doing the people's business.

Maryland Boy Who Made Pop-Tart Gun Given Lifetime NRA Membership

An Anne Arundel County boy suspended from school for biting a Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun will at least know how to operate it responsibly after he was given a lifetime membership to the National Rifle Association by the Maryland House of Delegates' top Republican.

Eight-year-old Josh Welch was given the lifetime NRA membership, worth $550, during an Anne Arundel County Republican fundraiser.

"This dangerous confetti-flavored Pop-Tart, obviously only Democrats in Maryland think that's dangerous, but this young man ... has made national news around the country," said House Minority Leader Nic Kipke, R-Anne Arundel County, at the fundraiser while brandishing a Pop-Tart he had shaped into a handgun. "The Democrats that run our school system have given this young man a lot of grief."

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Old Indian River Inlet Bridge Vanishing As Summer Visitors Arrive

The steel spans have been removed, crews to begin dismantling cement piers
Dover -- Throughout Memorial Day Weekend, demolition crews continued to dismantle the old Inlet River Inlet Bridge, planning to have the entire structure removed, including four cement piers by this July 4th holiday. Mindful of the return of summer boaters, however, state agencies are making certain the work does not close the inlet to marine traffic. 

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) contractors moved the final span from the old bridge earlier this week, so that it no longer is hanging over the water. Crews will fully remove the rest of the steel structure later this week.

In addition to removing the final span, crews will also begin removing the four cement piers that stand in the inlet. The piers will be dismantled piece by piece and loaded into a barge tied alongside as a work platform.

While this work will require partial closure of the inlet to boating traffic, there are no plans to close the entire inlet at any time. In addition, this work will not require overhead clearance or water depth restrictions for boats. No disruptions to motor vehicle traffic are expected.

QUOTE OF THE DAY 5-31-13

“Essentially, all of these central banks are creating vast sums of money and thrusting themselves into the world economy as gigantic buyers of stuff, be they mortgages or treasury bonds. In theory, the banks will eventually “sterilize” or reverse the process by selling off all this stuff they’ve bought and draining the economy of its “excess liquidity,” but no one knows when that will be, and for the time being, QE is pure financial steroids.

It’s stimulus on a much bigger scale than Obama’s recovery program, it’s open-ended, and it’s not voted upon. In fact, apart from the fact that the Fed chairman is nominated by the president, the actions of the central bank are not merely undemocratic but intensely secret, with minutes of its Federal Open Markets Committee (which debates decisions like the raising of interest rates or QE) only released three weeks after decisions are made. The Fed therefore never has to engage the public in real time about its decisions. Instead, it hands down edicts, and Wall Street watches for clues into its mysterious behind-closed-doors deliberations…”

Matt Taibbi

1 Game. 1 Goal. Support Our Troops

The Shootout for Soldiers is back and poised to raise even more money for the Wounded Warriors Project this time around.

Tyler Steinhardt, who is the event’s founder, organized this 24-hour world record lacrosse game last year which raised over $120,000 for our country’s wounded veterans.

This year’s 2013 Shootout for Soldiers will start at 9 a.m. on June 13th and will continue through 9 a.m. June 14th.

RJ Kaminski caught up with Steinhardt this Memorial Day to find out what this year’s event has in store.

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David Petraeus Is Headed To Wall Street

Investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Company has hired the former CIA director and commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Petraeus will run the new KKR Global Institute. The firm says the institute will help it focus on public policy, regulatory and technology issues that could affect its investments. Petraeus also will study new investments, especially in new locations.

4 Houston Firefighters Die Responding To Massive Blaze

Four Houston firefighters died Friday while responding to a massive 5-alarm fire at the Southwest Inn on U.S. 59, a city official told FoxNews.com.
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Bethany Beach Woman Dies From Injuries Sustained In May 23rd Crash Near Georgetown

Location: Hardscrabble Road and Asbury Road, approximately 5 miles west of Georgetown, DE

Date and Time of Occurrence: Thursday May 23, 2013 at approximately 3:28 p.m.

Operators and Vehicles:
Operator 1: John E. Venters, 46, Georgetown, DE
Vehicle 1: 1999 GMC Sierra pickup truck
Passenger 1: 14 year old female, Laurel, DE

Operator 2: Neva L. West, 81, Bethany Beach, DE
Vehicle 2: 2008 Ford Escape

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Georgetown, DE - The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a May 23rd crash that claimed the life of a Bethany Beach woman.

The incident occurred on Thursday May 23, 2013 at approximately 3:28 p.m. as John E. Venters was operating a 1999 GMC Sierra pickup truck southbound on Asbury Road approaching the intersection of Hardscrabble road. At the same time, Neva L. West was operating a 2008 Ford Escape eastbound on Hardscrabble Road approaching the same intersection. For unknown reasons, Venters failed to stop at the posted stop sign and continued through the intersection and into the direct path of the Ford Escape. As a result, the pickup truck struck the left side of the Escape in the middle of the intersection. After impact, the truck continued in a southerly direction before coming to a stop south of the intersection on Asbury Road. The Ford Escape continued east and came to a stop on the edge of Hardscrabble Road.

John Venters and a 14 year old female passenger, who were properly restrained, were not injured in the crash. Neva West, who was properly restrained, was removed from the scene by EMS and transported to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital where she remained until she succumbed to her injuries and died this morning.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident.

Salisbury Officials Divided Over Mounting Legal Expenses

SALISBURY -- Concern over the amount of money Salisbury might be spending on legal fees prompted two City Council members last week to draw a line in the sand, stating they will refuse to add any more money to the city’s legal budget.

After last week’s meeting, when Councilwomen Laura Mitchell and Shanie Shields stated their opposition to moving any funds into the attorney fees account, the issue returned in ordinance form this week.

At Tuesday’s meeting, Councilman Tim Spies made a motion to introduce a budget amendment to “appropriate funds for attorney fees” but it died due to the lack of a second, largely due to Councilwoman Terry Cohen being absent and Council President Jake Day being unable to make a second. Day had questioned whether he could make a second as president and he was advised he could not. That was the end of the discussion at this week’s meeting.

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Veterans Affairs And Housing And Urban Development Making Sure Every Veteran Has A Home

The two agencies responsible for making sure every veteran has a home are releasing more money for local housing authorities. The departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development are trying to end homelessness among veterans by 2015. They say the $60 million in new grants will help 9,000 veterans find permanent homes. That's most of the money appropriated this year for the program. In January 2012, more than 62,000 vets were without homes.

All Aboard: Experiencing Ft McHenry Like Never Before

On the same waters in Baltimore Harbor from where Francis Scott Key saw the "bombs bursting in air" and the "rockets red glare" and from where he wrote the words to the Star-Spangled Banner, visitors to Ft McHenry for the first time will now be able to experience a boat tour like never before.

"Francis Scott Key was on the water, the story of the National Anthem is a water-born story," National Park Service Ranger and Fort McHenry Chief of Interpretation Vince Vaise told WBAL's Scott Wykoff aboard the boat tour on Baltimore Harbor looking out over the Fort.
 

The new "Fort McHenry Boat Tour: A Star-Spangled Experience," a 35 to 45 minute narrated tour, will set sail from the Ft McHenry Pier every weekend now through September 15 with seven tours departing on the hour starting at 10:00am. 
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National Day Of Civic Hacking

While you enjoy a hot, sunny weekend, thousands of computer experts will be inside, hacking on their computers. But in a good way. June 1 is the National Day of Civic Hacking. Events are taking place in 95 locations. Participants will develop apps that use government data sets. The event has the backing of the White House plus several corporate partners. The Census Bureauis the latest agency to join in. Census wants hackers to use statistical data from its American Community Survey to develop apps that help with economic development or disaster planning.

Proposed Salisbury Budget Defended

SALISBURY – At a public hearing regarding the mayor’s proposed budget, which includes an increase in the tax rate, a taxpayer’s concerns over having to pay for duplicated services between the city and Wicomico County were heard.

“The budget this year is dominated by the fact that our assessable base has dropped considerably this year,” City Administrator John Pick said. “It has been dropping slowly for the last few years but this year we took a big hit.”

Pick furthered, Salisbury’s assessable base has dropped 22.1 percent since the recession began and is currently around 2007 to 2008 levels.

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54-Percent Increase In The Number Of Indian Cases

Federal prosecutors are taking on more cases in Indian country following a 2010 law. The Justice Department will release a report today showing a 54-percent increase in the number of cases filed in federal court since 2009. The government has to coordinate with tribes when both the suspect and victim are American Indians. But federal cases carry stiffer penalties. The report outlines the nearly 6,000 referrals to federal prosecutors over the past two calendar years. About two-thirds led to convictions. Justice officials are also reaching out more to tribal communities and offering more training to law enforcement. 

The Impossible Integration Of Muslims In Western Societies

CLOSED SESSION / SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE

THE SALISBURY CITY COUNCIL WILL CONVENE IN A SPECIAL MEETINGAT 4:00 P.M. ON MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013 IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, ROOM
301 OF THE GOVERNMENT OFFICE BUILDING.
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE ADJOURNMENT OF THE SPECIAL
MEETING, COUNCIL WILL ENTERTAIN A VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED
SESSION TO DISCUSS MATTERS DIRECTLY RELATED TO A NEGOTIATING
STRATEGY AND THE CONTENTS OF A PROPOSAL AS PERMITTED UNDER
THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND SECTIONS 10-508(a)(14).
THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED WORK SESSION WILL BEGIN
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE CLOSED
SESSION. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.

Dying 4-Year-Old Girl Finds Life-Savers In Land Of The Enemy

The young girl was dying when she arrived in the land of her country’s enemy.

A heart condition had left the 4-year-old Syrian struggling to walk or even talk.

But in Israel – a country still in a state of cease-fire with Syria after the Yom Kippur War four decades ago -- she found her saviors.

Admitted earlier this month to the Wolfson Medical Center, south of Tel Aviv, she underwent life-saving surgery.

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It's Not About Obama...

In 1917, the Bolshevik Revolution gained general victory against the empire’s sovereign, Czar Nicholas Romanov II, a monarchal ruler widely considered despotic and inhumane in his treatment of the Russian citizenry. After the dethroned Romanov family was summarily executed by former members of the military, the Bolshevik rampage continued against the remnants of the “White Russians”, culminating in a bloody civil war. In the minds of the common populace, the communist propaganda was legitimate. The people had been terribly oppressed, and the world war in Europe was draining any hope of prosperity they had left. The Russians were ready for an abrupt and even violent change in their political leadership.

However, unbeknownst to them, a great upheaval was about to be supplied for them. Their anger and rage, their revolutionary spirit, was about to be exploited to produce vast gains for international interests and create a massive experiment in collectivist tyranny that would span decades and claim millions of innocent lives.

That’s right, in case you’ve never read a real history book with concrete facts, the Russian revolution was an almost entirely fabricated event. International financial interests, known today as “globalists” with no patriotic ties to any particular nation, supplied the funding, the philosophy, and even the leadership of the Bolshevik uprising against Nicholas II:

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37th Annual Delmar Day In The Park Festival

Sat. June 1st, 10am till 6pm. State Street Park, Delmar, DE

Food, crafts, games, attractions, giveaways, raffles, 50/50, demonstrations, live entertainment and more! A fun-filled day for the entire family!

We've added more this year and we hope you'll come on out and have some fun!

Festival sponsored by The Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce

Customer Appreciation Day and Adoption Event

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Country Night Is Back At Brew River

Tonight Country Night is Back 10pm!! Don't miss Friday Dock Party w/ On The Edge 6pm

Memorial Day 2013

The famous poem by the Canadian John McCrae commemorates the dead from the terrible trench warfare battles of World War One, but it is worth remembering today, as Americans (including a WRM nephew) are putting their lives on the line in another country where poppies bloom.


In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place, and in the sky,
The larks, still bravely singing, fly,
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the dead; short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe!
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high!
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

What makes this poem so memorable, I think, is that it doesn’t just see the soldiers as victims. Their lives are more than a tragic waste; we have not done our duty by them if we simply bewail their deaths and move on.

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MILITARY VETERAN’S AR-15 CONFISCATED BY POLICE – BUT THE REASON WHY IS THE REAL STORY

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Krauthammer Says The Obama/Clinton 10:00 PM Phone Call May Be 'The Biggest Scandal Of All'

On the O'Reilly Factor, tonight, Charles Krauthammer brought up the 10:00 pm phone call between Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama, whose activities on the night of the 9/11 attack in Benghazi have yet to be scrutinized. What did he do for those eight hours? Krauthammer posited that the answer to this question could be the biggest scandal of all.

Via Gateway Pundit:
I think there is a bigger story here that will in time come out. The biggest scandal of all, the biggest question is what was the president doing in those eight hours. He had a routine meeting at five o’clock. He never after during the eight hours when our guys have their lives in danger, he never called the Secretary of Defense, he never calls the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, he never called the CIA Director, Who does he call? But five hours in he calls the Secretary of State. And after the phone call she releases a statement essentially about the video and how we denounce any intolerance. It looks as if the only phone call is to construct a cover story at a time when the last two Americans who died were still alive and fighting for their lives. There’s the scandal and that has to be uncovered.”

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Girl Scout Troop Could Go To Collections After Accidentally Ordering 500 Cases Of Cookies

UPDATE: Gosh, but we love happy news around here — after the story of the Girl Scout Troop in danger of going to collections over a cookie debt made its rounds, a donor has since swooped in to save them. And ostensibly, has ended up with a delicious reward for doing so.

KENS 5 News updated its earlier story saying that an anonymous donor had purchased the remaining 49 boxes of cookies less 24 hours after the news first hit. This means the troop is no longer on the line for $2,147.70. Whew.

SPD Press Release 5-31-13

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Airports Say More Travelers Are Faking Need For Wheelchairs Just To Get Through Lines Faster

The law requires that airlines provide free wheelchair assistance to anyone who requests it; no documentation or evidence of injury required. And a growing number of unscrupulous travelers are taking advantage of this system, faking injuries and disabilities to get preferential treatment at security checkpoints and at the gate.
“We’ve handled maybe 100 wheelchairs a year. Now there are some times where we can handle 100 wheelchairs in a day,” the Westchester County Airport Manager tells CBS Miami about the recent uptick in wheelchair use.

Police Shoot & Kill Grandfather While Responding To Burglary Call

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A grandfather checking on his neighbor is shot and killed by Fort Worth police. The shots rang out early Tuesday morning near Woodhaven Country Club, in east Fort Worth.

Those close to the family say the victim lived nearby and heard his neighbor’s burglar alarm. Neighbor Jerry Wayne Waller then apparently went outside to see what was going on.

The 72-year-old man didn’t even make it to the house across the street before he was shot. He died on his own property.

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Costco Sample-Server Fatally Shot After Pulling Knife In Store

A Virginia woman hired to hand out pizza samples at Costco was fatally shot yesterday by a sheriff’s deputy after she began acting strangely and brandishing a knife in the store.
According to the Washington Post, the 38-year-old woman — an employee of Club Distribution Services, a third-party company contracted by Costco to hand out food samples — began acting erratically toward the end of her Wednesday afternoon shift. The store manager tells the Post the woman was overly concerned about the number of servings per pizza box and that she was saying “crazy things.”

Thank God Its Friday 5-31-13

What will you be doing this weekend?

High School Teacher Faces Disciplinary Action For Informing Students Of Their Rights

Rather than being reprimanded, Illinois high school teacher John Dryden, should be held up as an example of what it truly means to be a teacher. When confronted with a situation where he knew his students might be giving up their Fifth Amendment rights, the social studies teacher did what he believed was the right and moral thing to do. For that action, he may be disciplined. From Reason:

A high school social studies teacher in Batavia, Illinois, faces disciplinary action for informing students of their Fifth Amendment rights in connection with a survey asking about illegal drug use. The survey, ostensibly aimed at assessing the needs of students at Batavia High School, was distributed on April 18. After picking up the survey forms from his mailbox about 10 minutes before his first class of the day, John Dryden noticed that they had students’ names on them and that they asked about drinking and drug use, among other subjects. Dryden, who had just finished teaching a unit on the Bill of Rights, worried that students might feel obliged to incriminate themselves—an especially ticklish situation given the police officer stationed at the school. Since there was no time to confer with administrators, he says, he decided to tell his students that they did not have to complete the forms if doing so involved admitting illegal behavior. Tomorrow the school board will consider whether and how to punish Dryden for taking advantage of this teachable moment.

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WCSO Press Release 5-31-13

Chants Of “End The Fed”…Heard At Anti-Monsanto Rallies

While most of my readers know about the widespread anti-Monsanto/GMO rallies that took place all over the world this past weekend, the rest of the public has no idea due to a mainstream media blackout. That’s ok because that industry is dying quickly anyway. Although I haven’t spent much time watching footage from the rallies, I did watch one from my current home state of Colorado, and I was surprised and extremely encouraged by what I saw.

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BTFD

You gots to ask yourself one question. Will the U.S. continue to add $3 billion per day to the National debt for as far as the eye can see? If the answer is yes, than buying gold when the price is lower is a no brainer. Do you think the chart below represents correlation or causation? If you produce more of something out of thin air, will its value decline versus something that is rare, in short supply, and has been considered valuable for centuries? These are questions they don’t want you to ask or answer.

“All of the government’s monetary, economic and political power, as well as its extensive propaganda machinery, will be enlisted in a constant battle to drive down the price of gold—but in the absence of any fundamental change in the nation’s monetary, fiscal, and economic direction, simply regard any major retreat in the price of gold as an unexpected buying opportunity.” – Irwin A. Schiff


A Battle Inside The Food And Drug Administration Has Gone Public

The Wall Street Journal reports, a senior regulator is arguing with his bosses over the safety of popular blood pressure medicines. Thomas Marciniak urges FDA to issue warnings that the drugs increase the likelihood of cancer. Ellis Unger, chief of the drug evaluation unit, disagrees. Both cite 2010 studies involving 68,000 patients. But they come to different conclusions. The Journal quoted an exchange of caustic emails between the two. Marciniak accuses Unger of ignoring the possibility of a 30 percent increase in the incidence of cancer.

Yard Sales 5-31-13

Huge Multi-Family Yard Sale, Saturday 6-1-13, 6am – until

7031 Old Westover Marion Rd.
Westover Maryland 21871

For Sale:
Baby items, clothes and toys
Household items
Nicknacks
Tools
Clothes
Decorative Americana
Pots and pans
Furniture and much much more

ALSO

Would you kindly post our community yard sale for tomorrow, Sat 6/1 from 7am-12noon.

Doe Run Community Doe Run Drive off Jackson Road.

Veteran Upset Over Store Selling American Flag Doormats

LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– One local veteran wants a local hardware chain to stop selling doormats with the American flag on them. He believes the mats are disrespectful to the flag that he and many others have fought to defend.

As of 5 p.m. Wednesday evening, the doormats have been removed from the sales floor at the Lake St. Louis location of Lowe’s.

As of around 7 p.m., they were still available at other locations, such as Wentzville and St. Peters.

For one local veteran, doormats with the image of Old Glory on them literally violate the old saying, “Don’t tread on me.”

John F. Kelly and his family are no strangers to the United States military.

“I’m a Vietnam vet. My father was a former aviator in World War II. So it runs deep. My son is in the Coast Guard presently,” said John.

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Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge 2013

Date: June 1 & 2, 2013

Location: Talbot County Community Center
10028 Ocean Gateway
Easton, MD 21601

Event: Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge is the National MS Society, Maryland Chapter’s premier Bike MS event. Chesapeake Challenge is held at the Talbot County Community Center on June 1 - 2, 2013. Chesapeake Challenge offers a perfect experience for cyclists of all levels and abilities with a variety of route options winding through the flat and rural eastern shore.

Chesapeake Challenge is fully supported with rest stops stocked with snacks, ice-cold drinks and cheering volunteers. All along the routes you’ll find Support and Gear vehicles, professional medical volunteers and bike mechanics to keep you going to the finish line.

All participants agree to raise at least $300; most raise significantly more. The money you raise will fund research into the cause, cure and treatment of MS as well as funding education, advocacy, and local programs that enhance the quality of life for people affected by MS.

Information: www.bikemsmaryland.org

Riverside Market This Saturday 6/1

Riverside Welcomes Musician Michael O'Loughlin Saturday, June 1st

Michael O'Loughlin will offer a free performance at Riverside Arts & Crafts Market this Saturday, June 1 from 10-1. O'Loughlin plays rhythm guitar and is well known locally as the tenor and lead vocalist with The Folk Heroes. He sings Irish songs of rebellion, love and drink, as well as American tunes, drawing from songwriters such as Woody Guthrie, Tom Paxton, Phil Oches and even Bruce Springsteen.

Riverside vendors offer original handcrafted wood items, jewelry, decorated & tie-dyed clothing, hand designed cloth items, baked goods, value added food items, paintings, prints, photography, stained glass & more. Sharps Creek Farm will have baby rabbits and chicks for the children to see and feed, and will also have pastured eggs and fresh spring greens for sale. Free art activities for children. Breakfast & lunch available at Holly Hill Bakery/YUM Cafe across from Riverside. Downtown food vendor Hot Dog Junction will also be onsite.

The Market is open to the public 9-2 with no admission fee. Bring a chair and stay a while! Downtown Salisbury, corner of Rt. 50, W. Main and Lake St. near Chesapeake East and Brew River.

Vendors must apply in advance atriversidearts1@gmail.com. Check Riverside's Facebook page for updates. Riverside is a project of the all-volunteer Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District Committee.

WHO’S YOUR BREADWINNER?

Family dynamics in this country have changed over the years. With divorce rates at more than 50% and more children being born out of wedlock than ever before, marriage has become a thing of the past.

Women are rapidly approaching being “breadwinners” in many homes. Further neutering men, in both the workplace and divorce court, are women finally taking their rightful place in society?

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