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Sunday, August 04, 2013

Sound Familiar?

Animals keep dying at the Phoenix Zoo, but not from natural causesTinkerbell would have been 9 years old next month.

The female porcupine, born in 1993 and received by the Phoenix Zoo in 1998, had a pretty easy life. All she had to do was perform for people as part of a zoo educational program.

But when her weight became an issue, and her willingness to act accordingly for crowds diminished, the porcupine's handlers systematically reduced her diet to the point that the creature wasted away, according to internal zoo records obtained by New Times.

By early January, when Tinkerbell finally received medical attention for lethargy and weakness, it was too late. Her tiny body, frail beyond belief, was emaciated to the point that the formerly healthy porcupine, which should have weighed 12 pounds, had been starved down to 8 pounds.

She died two days later, on January 11.


Publishers Notes: This is exactly why I started Salisbury News almost 9 years ago. The Salisbury Zoo had thousands of animals that had died under very questionable conditions for many years. Because of protocol, an employee could only go to their supervisor with a complaint. If the supervisor brought that complaint to the Director of the Zoo, that's where it ended. Now, that employee could file a formal complaint and it would then be brought to the Public Works Director and it would simply die there. The Mayor was completely protected, never knowing what was going wrong in that Department/Zoo. 

I took it upon myself to make an appointment with the Mayor and John pick and brought in literally hundreds of pages of necropsy reports of animals that had died due to what they call poor husbandry care. In other words, Zookeepers who in many cases were ABUSING the animals. 

The Mayor, (Barrie Tilghman) assured me during that meeting that this would be rectified immediately. Months went by where she refused to return my calls and it was swept under the rug. The Daily Times ran a very factual article on a Sunday, part one of a four part series, so they stated. On Monday the Mayor and majority of Council went into the Daily Times screaming and yelling, (literally) and the DT's chose NOT to run the balance of information against the Zoo. THAT is when Salisbury News was created. 

The Director of the Zoo was hiring old friends to care for animals at the Zoo, none of them were qualified. In fact, there are thousands of young people who actually go to college for animal husbandry to become Zookeepers. It is well known across the country that these jobs are not necessarily high paying jobs but MOST feel a calling to work closely with animals and in most cases their families help subsidize the balance of their cost of living. 

That being said, the Director of the Zoo had always had the opportunity to hire very qualified staff and instead hired local friends who had no professional background. Hence multiple and unnecessary deaths of animals. I spent years taking pictures of dead animals at the Zoo on a daily basis as well a running inventory of animals each day. Once I started Salisbury News and published the photos of dead animals and the dwindling inventory, that is when the Zoo started doing everything to have me arrested and removed from the Zoo.

Again, if you simply use the "search bar" in the top left hand side of Salisbury News and type in "Salisbury Zoo" just keep clicking on older posts and it will bring you back to all the old articles I wrote years ago. These are articles MOST of you have never seen. 

So what's so different about the Salisbury Zoo today, not much at all. They continue to fly under the radar. Believe me, read those old articles and you'll see for yourself. Look at the pictures and compare the Zoo today vs 9 years ago and you'll see, nothing has really changed. 

I want to say this though. There are MANY wonderful people who work at the Salisbury Zoo. Many of the horrible Zookeepers are no longer employed there, including the old Director. Today, the only difference is that they feel by dumping MILLIONS of dollars into a FREE Zoo will fix things. Sounds a LOT like Obama's bailouts or policies, eh? The entire concept of the Salisbury Zoo needs to be changed. I encourage you to READ those old articles as MOST of you hadn't followed us back in those days. I can assure you, you'll be absolutely blown away and even FURIOUS at what was going on with the animals and the money they are dumping into this place with NO accountability whatsoever. 

In fact, here's a link to get you started. GO HERE.


The State Department says it will extend the closure of several Mideast embassies through Saturday to exercise caution in the wake of prior terror threats.



4:30 p.m. Merritt Mill Road/Smith Annexation – Introduction – Chris Jekubiak/Keith Hall

5:00 p.m. N.E. Collector Hike/Bike Trail - MOU with DOT for Phase II – Amanda Pollack

5:15 p.m. EDU Incentive Area (Ordinance No. 2258) – Amanda Pollack

5:30 p.m. Habitual Offenders – Susan Phillips/Mark Tilghman

6:00 p.m. City Employees Pay Study – Mayor Ireton/Tom Stevenson

6:45 p.m. City Attorney/City Clerk evaluations – Council Discussion

7:15 p.m. General Discussion

7:30 p.m. Adjournment

Publishers Notes: Phase II funding of the Skatepark has been removed from the agenda.

Virginia Man Arrested On Weapons Charges After Crashing Stolen Motorcycle On I95

Location: I95 southbound ramp to Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE

Date of Occurrence: Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 1:22 p.m.

Defendant/Charges/Bond Information:
Tony Harris-22 of Norfolk, Virginia (no photo available)
Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited
Possession of a Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited
Receiving Stolen Property
Tampering with Physical Evidence
Reckless Driving
Driving without a Valid License
Committed on $10,000 Secured Bond. In the custody of DOC.

Wilmington- Troopers have arrested a 22 year old Virginia man after stealing a motorcycle in Philadelphia, PA and then crashing on I95 in Wilmington.

Preliminary investigation has determined that the incident began on Saturday, morning at an automobile business in Philadelphia, PA, as Tony Harris-22 of Norfolk, VA had made arrangements to test ride a Suzuki motorcycle. The business arranged for another individual to go along with Harris on another motorcycle and escort him on the test ride. At some point during the test ride both Harris and the other individual stopped for fuel, at which point the individual felt uncomfortable about the test ride continuing and requested the keys from the motorcycle. Harris allegedly pointed a handgun at the individual and fled on the motorcycle onto I95 at a high rate of speed with the other individual following.

Harris traveled I95 southbound at a high rate of speed and attempted to exit onto the Delaware Avenue off ramp, losing control of the motorcycle and struck the guardrail, and was ejected. He then fled on foot, and was observed by the individual following him, tossing the gun into brush alongside of the roadway.

Harris was located and taken into custody without incident in the area of 11th and Adams Street, Wilmington, by the Wilmington Police Department. A semiautomatic handgun and two loaded 16 round ammunition clips were located in the brush where Harris was seen throwing it.

Harris was transported by ambulance to the Christiana Trauma Hospital Center where he was admitted with non-life threatening injuries. He was arraigned and committed on $10,000 Secured Bond and placed into the custody of the Department of Corrections.

Philadelphia Police Department continues their investigation into the initial incident that occurred in Philadelphia, pending charges.


Welcome to the family!

We are pleased to tell you that DMO will be joining forces with Cato Gas & Oil beginning August 1, 2013. Like many family-owned companies, DMO and Cato Gas & Oil have always shared the same philosophy: provide the best value, products, and service giving their clients the maximum home comfort. Rest assured, the quality of service you receive will not diminish – it will only get better. Since 1960, Cato Gas & Oil has been a valued, trusted leader in the energy industry and on the Eastern Shore. Home heating is one of our core operations, and being customer centered is one of our core beliefs. With our customers in mind, we strive to offer the best products at the best price each and every time we deliver fuel to your home. Together DMO and Cato will continue to operate with this same core values under the Cato Gas & Oil name. It’s just part of what we believe it takes to be the leading service company in the area.

You will still see and speak with many of the same DMO employees you have come to know and trust– from office staff to delivery drivers to service technicians. We will work together as a team to do what we have always done – keep you comfortable, safe, and satisfied.

We look forward to the opportunity to serve your home comfort needs now and for many years to come.

Michael Abercrombie


On the outskirts of a small town, there was a big, old pecan tree just inside the cemetery fence. One day, two boys filled up a bucketful of nuts and sat down by the tree, out of sight, and began dividing the nuts.

'One for you, one for me. One for you, one for me,' said one boy. Several dropped and rolled down toward the fence.

Another boy came riding along the road on his bicycle. As he passed, he thought he heard voices from inside the cemetery. He slowed down to investigate. Sure enough, he heard, 'One for you, one for me. One for you, one for me.'

He just knew what it was. He jumped back on his bike and rode off. Just around the bend he met an old man with a cane, hobbling along.

'Come here quick,' said the boy, 'you won't believe what I heard! Satan and the Lord are down at the cemetery dividing up the souls.'

The man said, 'Beat it kid, can't you see it's hard for me to walk.' When the boy insisted though, the man hobbled slowly to the cemetery. Standing by the fence they heard , 'One for you, one for me. One for you, one for me.'

The old man whispered, 'Boy, you've been tellin' me the truth. Let's see if we can see the Lord.'

Shaking with fear, they peered through the fence, yet were still unable to see anything. The old man and the boy gripped the wrought iron bars of the fence tighter and tighter as they tried to get a glimpse of the Lord.

At last they heard, 'One for you, one for me. That's all. Now let's go get those nuts by the fence and we'll be done.'

They say the old man made it back to town a full 5 minutes ahead of the kid on the bike.

God Loves You!

No Winner In Powerball

There was no winner in Saturday night's $300-million Powerball jackpot.

It means the jackpot for Wednesday night will grow to a $400-million annuity, or a one-time cash payment of $230.3-million.

The winning numbers were 21-24-36-42-45, Powerball 15.

7 Days Of Marriage Wisdom


As Americans have increasingly moved away from small towns to urban and suburban living, something critical may have been lost in the transition – namely, our sense of community.

When writer Rod Dreher was an adolescent, he could not wait to escape his socially oppressive hometown of St. Francisville, La.

Years later, during his sister’s battle with cancer and following her death, however, he was amazed at the sense of community he saw in his hometown: The townspeople raised thousands of dollars for the family to cover medical costs, neighbors prepared meals and cleaned the house for the family and over 1,000 people attended her funeral.

Dreher realized if something happened to him, his wife, Julie, or his children, they would not have that kind of support, so they made the decision to leave Philadelphia and move back to Louisiana.

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If I Had A Race-Baiting President He Would Look Just Like This

Man Who Drove Stolen Ambulance Wrong Way On Route 50 Sentenced

CENTREVILLE — The man who led police on a chase through two counties and drove an ambulance the wrong way on U.S. Route 50 last year was sentenced July 24 to 26 months in the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center and three years of supervised probation.

Juan Marquis Williams pleaded guilty in Queen Anne’s County District Court to the unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and fleeing and eluding police, according to the Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Williams took an ambulance from Seaford General Hospital in Seafood, Del., the morning of Dec. 4, 2012. Motorists called 911 to report an ambulance driving recklessly on Route 404 west about 8 a.m. Troopers from both the Centreville and Easton Maryland State Police barracks pursued the ambulance onto U.S. Route 50 west.


Benghazi May Have Been Center For Covert Arms To Syrian Rebels In CIA Op; Secrecy Is To Avoid Iran-Contra Type Exposure

CNN’s Jake Tapper broke new ground yesterday by reporting that there were 35 CIA operatives on the ground in Benghazi at the time of the September, 2012 raid. But the questions loom: What were they doing there? And why was the Administration so desperate to cover-up their presence that it administered polygraph tests to stop leaking and had agents use aliases?

Answers to these questions were ventured by James Horn, a former intelligence operative and the author of the 2011 book Experiencing Islam. Horn spoke on the Dick Morris Show on WPHT 1210 AM in Philadelphia.

In a previous appearance on the Dick Morris Show on June 24, 2013 and in an article in Family Security Matters magazine in June, Horn broke the news — now confirmed by CNN — that the CIA had “thirty additional Americans on the ground in Benghazi at the time of the attack.”


A Guardian Angel Inspires a Nonverbal Woman With Dementia to Sing

Gladys has been stricken with the awful disease of Dementia, which has left her nonvocal and unresponsive for years. That is until her guardian angel started working with her. Showing her love and attention, Naomi was able to move Gladys so deeply by singing Gospel songs to her, that she came out of her Dementia briefly. It's an absolutely amazing thing to witness!

Upper Ferry

Upper Ferry is back in service. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

SFD Calls For Service 8-3-13

  • Saturday August, 3 2013 @ 23:40:39Nature: Suicide Attempt City: Salisbury
  • Saturday August, 3 2013 @ 22:13:53Nature: Assault Ems City: Salisbury
  • Saturday August, 3 2013 @ 16:27:22 Nature: Structure Fire Address: 31604 Zion Rd Parsonsburg, MD 21849
  • Saturday August, 3 2013 @ 13:18:21Nature: Back Pain City: Salisbury
  • Saturday August, 3 2013 @ 04:13:30 Nature: Pi Accident Address: Salisbury Byp and snow Hill Rd Salisbury, MD 21802
  • Saturday August, 3 2013 @ 04:13:24Nature: Pi Accident City: Salisbury
  • Saturday August, 3 2013 @ 01:51:26Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  • Saturday August, 3 2013 @ 00:40:14Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Saturday August, 3 2013 @ 00:20:20Nature: Chest Pain City: Salisbury


I was a Registered Nurse at PRMC for just over 8 years. I loved my job and I’m still upset I HAD to leave. Mostly because of the change made to our health insurance. Many say “everyone is changing their insurance”.. To that I say I went to a facility in northern Sussex county, not that far away, and I have BCBS with a very traditional low cost structure. PRMC used the media attention that Obamacare was getting as a scapegoat to screw their employees so the executives could line their own pockets. 

Most of our patients do not know what the hospital has done to the employees at the hospital. Between revoked paid time off, adding a huge deductible to our insurance, and reducing our raises to 1% per year we all took pay cuts. Supposedly this was “for the good of the facility”.. While per several cardiologists noted that Peggy and other members of the executive team enjoyed the same or higher percentage raises and bonuses they always have, while the employees suffer and scrape to make ends meet. 

I can’t understand how someone in housekeeping or food service could afford $2000 out of pocket for healthcare costs per year for a family when I barely could. Explains why many were contemplating going part time so they could get Medicaid. Way to go helping the community and keeping people off the government teat PRMC! 

I got a little over $4.00 more per hour at a facility less than 1 hour away! Traditional insurance with a $400 deductible for a family versus $2000 there. Not to mention we just got another 5% raise since I started there. I am now making close to 6.00 per hour more than I did there. The big difference, executives who are the most supportive of nurses I have ever seen. Many of the managers and executives at PRMC are former nurses, and they should be ashamed of themselves for turning their backs on the profession that afforded them these opportunities to advance in their careers. 

I miss everyone I worked with and I feel bad for them. I am also angry that I had to leave a job I loved so much and was so good at and comfortable in. I loved the kind of nursing I did and loved caring for those patients. I guess if all of the good nurses continue to get wise and leave they can just pay to bring more nurses from other countries here, as they have done in the past. This is because, eventually, they will be the only ones willing to work there. I think the administration vs. employee’s attitude the executive team and management staff has is going to cost this facility eventually. The people who come to this facility to receive care will eventually realize the caliber of the employees this place will attract will decrease to match what they are offering and so will the quality of care they receive. 

I agree with others who have posted here... PRMC NEEDS A UNION!!!!! More so than at any other time. I just hope the employees left there can group together rise up and make it happen. Hopefully they haven’t been broken and brainwashed beyond any ability to take control of what is happening. It not only would improve the lives of those employees, but I believe will save a facility that so many rely on from complete ruin.



Md. Firefighter Charged With Assault On Neighbor: Publishers Notes Below...

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Authorities say an acting lieutenant with the Salisbury Fire Department has been charged with assault after he allegedly beat his neighbor.

The Wicomico Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Joe Derbyshire of Hebron was arrested Wednesday and charged with assault, reckless endangerment and false imprisonment.

The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that according to court documents, Liviu Costica borrowed his neighbor’s car on Saturday. The documents say Derbyshire, the car owner’s son-in-law, demanded in several phone calls that Costica return the vehicle.




While I cannot pass blame on the Daily Times, (for the most part) for their on line article on this story, (as you absolutely should know) it is one sided. They did NOT interview Joe, but there's a good reason why.

Mayor Jim Ireton has instructed Joe NOT to say a word to the Press, as sources, NOT JOE, have informed Salisbury News. I created the title above "Guilty before proven innocent" because Mayor Ireton and Chief Hoppes chose to suspended Joe. 

While I personally feel that NO ONE should take the law into their own hands, (especially after the Zimmerman case) while I feel a Firefighter should absolutely know how to contact 911, the best results would have come from contacting the Police, period. 

What the Press has not taken into account in this matter are the conditions. If they knew the OTHER SIDE they might not have been so quick to jump the gun. I know of a few City of Salisbury Employees who have been caught with serious indiscretions that would get most City Employees terminated immediately, two of them were promoted into much higher positions in the City of Salisbury. 

There is more to this than meets the eye. The owner of the vehicle did NOT give permission for the alleged victim to drive the vehicle, therefore, (according to sources) the vehicle was stolen and NOT borrowed, as mentioned in the DT's article. 

Placing Joe on suspension simply because the Daily Times pounded Jim Ireton for answers, (IMHO) was flat out wrong. Once the evidence comes out in this matter I truly believe Joe will be exonerated. Perhaps Joe isn't one of the "Good Ol' Boys" in the Fire Department, I truly don't know.

So the real question here should be, is it OK for an employer to play judge and jury BEFORE you have the chance to defend yourself, especially when those actions had nothing to do with your job? 

It is my understanding Pocomoke Fire Department suspended Joe as well. Again, I am not condoning Joe's actions. He has NO criminal history, for what its worth. Here's another question worth asking, Do you believe this would have effected how Joe performs his professional job as a Firefighter?

If you happen to agree with the Mayor and Chief Hoppes decision, perhaps our viewers should mention ALL of the cases, (without mentioning names) in which you know of domestic abuse or arrests within the SFD, SPD and WCSO for starters, let alone all other departments and conditions, in which those employees were NOT suspended or terminated. 

I know in the private sector, if one of my employees had been CHARGED with something, I would NOT have suspended them. 

SFD Calls For Service 7-30-13

  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 23:01:57 Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 22:22:19 Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  •  Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 17:49:00 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 16:31:09 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 15:52:39 Nature: Pi Accident City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 15:41:45 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 15:24:15 Nature: Overdose City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 15:16:17 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 14:48:35 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 14:47:17 Nature: Delayed Ambulance Address: 709 Jefferson St Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 14:03:36 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 14:00:11 Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 11:10:12 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 10:40:50 Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 10:05:21 Nature: Pro Qa Fire Address: 1310 Belmont Ave Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 03:24:29Nature: Medical Alarm City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 02:16:23Nature: Chest Pain City: Salisbury
  • Tuesday July, 30 2013 @ 00:40:16Nature: Hemorrhaging City: Salisbury

Wicomico Employment Conditions Worsen - US Bureau of Labor Statistics June Job Numbers Just Released - Shows Wicomico Lost Record Number of Workers

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released the job numbers for our nations counties and metropolitan areas last night.  According to the report - Wicomico lost another record number of workers.  For the month of June - Wicomico lost 1,699 workers making it the worse month on record for the last 3 years.  This makes job loses for 12 consecutive months.  The jobs numbers - (see below) - shows that Wicomico had a June -2013 labor force of 52,557 workers compared to June - 2012 of 54,256 - or a net loss of 1,699 workers. Also - unemployment spiked from May's 8.3% to June 9.1%.  These numbers are terrible statistics and shows that our state/local economy continues to sag and erode despite population increases.

Labor Force Data By County, Not Seasonally Adjusted 
02-2011 through 06-2013
Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics
Unemploy. Change over prior 
County Period Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate % year 2011 
Wicomico 11-Feb 52506 47333 5173 9.9
Wicomico 11-Mar 53116 48391 4725 8.9
Wicomico 11-Apr 52961 48485 4476 8.5
Wicomico 11-May 53444 48877 4567 8.5
Wicomico 11-Jun 53825 48951 4874 9.1
Wicomico 11-Jul 54139 49273 4866 9
Wicomico 11-Aug 53423 48706 4717 8.8
Wicomico 11-Sep 53821 49172 4649 8.6
Wicomico 11-Oct 53384 48809 4575 8.6
Wicomico 11-Nov 53153 48516 4637 8.7
Wicomico 11-Dec 53213 48619 4594 8.6
Wicomico 12-Jan 51246 46321 4925 9.6
Wicomico 12-Feb 52605 47554 5051 9.6 99
Wicomico 12-Mar 53073 48351 4722 8.9 -43
Wicomico 12-Apr 52786 48389 4397 8.3 -175
Wicomico 12-May 53608 49253 4355 8.1 164
Wicomico 12-Jun 54256 49598 4658 8.6 431
Wicomico 12-Jul 54877 50349 4528 8.3 738
Wicomico 12-Aug 53372 49007 4365 8.2 -51
Wicomico 12-Sep 52893 48773 4120 7.8 -928
Wicomico 12-Oct 52487 48385 4102 7.8 -897
Wicomico 12-Nov 52603 48276 4327 8.2 -550
Wicomico 12-Dec 52709 48085 4624 8.8 -504
Wicomico 13-Jan 51189 46296 4893 9.6 -57
Wicomico 13-Feb 51438 46764 4674 9.1 -1167
Wicomico 13-Mar 52101 47607 4494 8.7 -972
Wicomico 13-Apr 51713 47508 4205 8.1 -1073
Wicomico 13-May 52672 48290 4382 8.3 -936 r
-7620 less 
p = preliminary. SOURCE:  BLS, LAUS workforce
r = revised 13-Jul-13

Trayvon Martin's Hoodie Has The Interest Of The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

A museum director at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., said she would be interested in acquiring a symbolic and recent piece of American history.

Trayvon Martin's hoodie - the sweatshirt he was wearing the night he was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla. - "became the symbolic way to talk [about] the Trayvon Martin case," Lonnie Bunch, the director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, told The Washington Post.

As legal proceedings have come to an end, the hoodie is likely back in the hands of the Sanford Police Department and Trayvon Martin's family will be given a chance to claim it.


Acting Lieutenant With The SFD Charged With Assault

Incident: Assault
Date of Incident: 31 July 2013
Location: 500 block of N. Main Street, Hebron, MD
Suspect: Joseph Craig Derbyshire, 36,Hebron, MD
Narrative: On 31 July 2013 at 2:25 PM, a deputy from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joseph Derbyshire in connection with an assault he allegedly perpetrated a few days before on 27 July. In this incident, Derbyshire stands accused of assaulting another individual during an altercation over the use of a vehicle. During the assault, Derbyshire allegedly punched the victim repeatedly and slammed the victim’s head into the ground.During the investigation, the deputy observed signs of injury that corroborated the account.  Upon arrest the deputy transported Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire in the Detention Center in lieu of$25,000.00 bond.
Charges:Assault 1st Degree and Reckless Endangerment


Bill O’Reilly called out Illinois state Rep. Monique Davis (D-Chicago) on Thursday over her “irresponsible” comments about her constituents’ “suspicions” that police are actually gunning down black children in Chicago. Her comments, made on a radio show this week, appeared to give credence to a “destructive” rumor that she should have shot down immediately as an elected public official, O’Reilly said.

However, Davis refused to take responsibility for publicizing the outrageous allegation and claimed she was merely passing along what others had told her.

“I didn’t say it, Bill. I repeated what members of my community have said to me,” Davis said. “It is crucially important that people realize that was not Monique Davis’s statement.” 



Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel called the Tea Party the “same group” of “white crackers” who opposed civil rights in an interview published Friday.

“It is the same group we faced in the South with those white crackers and the dogs and the police,” the longtime New York congressman told the Daily Beast. “They didn’t care about how they looked.”

Rangel said the Tea Party should be defeated the same way segregationists were ultimately beaten.


Maryland Case Shows Bars Should Be Liable For Drunk Patrons

The staff at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Gaithersburg knew the customer’s taste in beer so well they identified him on his tab as “Mike Corona Guy” on that fatal night in August 2008.

They also knew something was wrong when Michael D. Eaton downed 17 bottles of the Mexican brew, plus a shot of vodka, in about five hours. It was too much.

Eaton’s waitress cut him off about 10 p.m., when he turned argumentative. A manager offered to call him a taxi.

Sadly, Eaton declined the cab. And no one from the alehouse insisted or tried to stop him.

Eaton drove off in what he later called a drunken blackout. Shortly afterward, while speeding, he rear-ended another car on I-270.


SFD Calls For Service 8-1-13

  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 21:38:05Nature: Injury City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 20:14:39Nature: Unconscious Subject City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 19:07:39Nature: Chest Pain City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 18:52:52Nature: Unconscious Subject City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 18:42:45 Nature: Pi AccidentAddress: 2407 E Naylor Mill Rd Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 18:06:09Nature: Pi Accident City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 17:33:06Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 15:23:51Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 15:16:56Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 15:11:57Nature: Injury City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 14:53:43Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 12:46:22Nature: Overdose City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 11:31:12Nature: Heart Patient City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 11:08:56Nature: Chest Pain City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 10:43:43Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 10:37:19Nature: Subject Fallen City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 10:10:11Nature: Stroke City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 09:10:31Nature: Unresponsive Patient City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 08:58:56Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 08:06:00Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 06:20:28 Nature: Electrical Address: 30171 Southampton Bridge Rd Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 06:13:52Nature: Pi Accident City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 04:15:16Nature: Medical Alarm City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 02:47:50Nature: Sick Subject City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 02:24:05Nature: Pro Qa Ems City: Salisbury
  • Thursday August, 1 2013 @ 01:54:32Nature: Difficulty Breathing City: Salisbury


Sen. John McCain said it would be a “tough choice” for him choosing who to vote for if Hillary Clinton runs against Rand Paul in 2016.

The Arizona Republican and 2008 GOP presidential nominee made the comment to the New Republic in an interview published Tuesday. Asked about a hypothetical race between the former secretary of state and his Republican Senate colleague Paul — whom McCain called a “wacko bird” along with his Tea Party-backed allies — McCain laughed, “It’s gonna be a tough choice.”


Obama: Economy Would Be 'Better Off' With More Government Workers

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. economy would be “much better off” if federal, state, and local governments hired more workers.

As cities like Chicago face budget crises from unfunded pensions for retiring public workers and cities as large as Detroit have declared bankruptcy, Obama suggested these governments should spend more taxpayer money to improve the national unemployment rate:
If those layoffs had not happened, if public sector employees grew like they did in the past two recessions, the unemployment rate would be 6.5 instead of 7.5. Our economy would be much better off, and the deficit would still be going down because we would be getting more tax revenue.


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