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Sunday, October 27, 2013


WARNING: FOUL LANGUAGE BUT A MUST WATCH. The video appears to be shot around Thristy's store on East Church St. Local Police are all over it because of the automatic weapons in the video.

A Comment Worthy Of A Post 10-27-13

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "SFD Calls For Service 10-22-13":

Station 2 and Station 2's ambulance just got dispatched for a maternity patient at the detention center. The ambulance is responding and so is the paid fire engine crew from Station 16. Not only is the paid fire crew responding so is the volunteer fire engine crew from Station 2 responding. Do you really need an ambulance and 2 fire trucks with all those fireman responding on an ambulance call for a pregnant prisoner?

HaHaHa the volunteer Engine 2 beat the paid fire crew to the detention center and established command!! BAM!!

True Liberal Hatred!

Is Immigration Destroying America's Quality Of Life?

Every year, America grows bigger and bigger.

This has nothing to do with land size, and everything to do with population. While our country’s days of acquiring new territories have long since passed — arguably for the better — it is now home to more people than at any other time since the Pilgrims set foot on Plymouth Rock.

Just what is going on here?

Quite a few things, interestingly enough. Unfortunately, very little is mentioned of it. Chalk this up to one of the few issues which rightists and leftists alike can agree on: Piping down about overpopulation.

Estimate: 16 Million Americans Will Lose Current Coverage Because of Obamacare

The president:
“If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what.”
A new estimate from healthcare expert Bob Laszewski (via the Weekly Standard):

The U.S. individual health insurance market currently totals about 19 million people. Because the Obama administration's regulations on grandfathering existing plans were so stringent about 85% of those, 16 million, are not grandfathered and must comply with Obamacare at their next renewal. The rules are very complex. For example, if you had an individual plan in March of 2010 when the law was passed and you only increased the deductible from $1,000 to $1,500 in the years since, your plan has lost its grandfather status and it will no longer be available to you when it would have renewed in 2014. These 16 million people are now receiving letters from their carriers saying they are losing their current coverage and must re-enroll in order to avoid a break in coverage and comply with the new health law's benefit mandates––the vast majority by January 1. Most of these will be seeing some pretty big rate increases.


Unbelievable! Make Sure You Watch The Last 30 Seconds Of This Video


Document shows administration has political ploy in arsenalWASHINGTON, D.C. – Evidence has surfaced indicating the Obama administration was prepared to suspend all food-stamp payments beginning Nov. 1 in a political move to pressure Republicans in Congress to reopen the government and agree to continued deficit spending.

On Oct. 11, while the government shutdown was in force, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, FNS, notified state directors of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP, commonly known as the food stamp program, to suspend transmission of food stamp funds to the Electronic Benefit System, or EBS.

If the Obama administration were willing to issue such a directive in October, will it do so again when the debate over stopping the government and raising the debt ceiling is scheduled to resume in Congress in about three months?

The USDA shutdown letter, dated Oct. 11, first appeared on the website of the Crossroads Urban Center in Salt Lake City and was confirmed as authentic by the Fox affiliate in Salt Lake City in a report published on its website Oct. 14.


Leaders LEAD. In Salisbury It's Do As I Say, Not As I Do

One would think that the taxpayers who foot the bill for elected officials would get first dibs on parking spaces Downtown. Especialy if your heading to the GOB to pay a water bill and so forth.

As our first Post this morning explains, certain people are being favored to get executive spots as close to the front door of the GOB as possible. 

That being said, here we have Mayor Ireton, Jake Day, Laura Mitchell and others trying to tell US that when and if they build the 500 affordable/subsidized housing units on the Downtown Parking Lots, WE are supposed to park in the Parking Garage.

OK Jim Ireton, Rick Pollitt, Jake Day and Laura Mitchell, start leading by example and YOU park there for the rest of your terms. 

It's obvious it is WAY TOO INCONVENIENT for them, so why shove it down every one else's throat then?

Open those executive parking spaces for those people having to do business with the City instead. 

August 2013 Jobs Numbers In for Wicomico County

The jobs numbers for August just came in from the US BLS.  Wicomico lost another 1,120 jobs in August 2013 when compared to August 2012.
Period         Labor Force        Employed      Unemployed      Unemply Rt.   Change over prior year
August -12     53372                 49007             4365                  8.2%      
August -13     52252                 48208             4044                  7.7%         -1120 less employed

Men's Club Parking Only; Black Females Need Not Apply

As we mentioned in an earlier article, the interim City Administrator not only has a City take home vehicle, he has a newly assigned parking space right next to the Mayor now. No other Administrator or Assistant Administrator had been afforded such a luxury in the past. I think the "One Way" sign has more meaning than most think.  


Northern California sheriff's officials and family members say deputies shot and killed a 13-year-old boy who was carrying a replica assault weapon.

Two Sonoma County deputies saw the boy walking with the replica weapon around 3 p.m. Tuesday in Santa Rosa. Lt. Dennis O'Leary says they repeatedly ordered him to drop what appeared to be a rifle before firing several rounds.


Obama Wants Marines To Wear ‘Girly’ Hats

The old hats (left) compared to the new ones (right).

A change to the Marine Corps’ uniform hats could take the hard-nosed Leathernecks from the Halls of Montezuma to the shops of Christopher Street.

Thanks to a plan by President Obama to create a “unisex” look for the Corps, officials are on the verge of swapping out the Marines’ iconic caps with a new hat that some have derided as so “girly” that they would make the French blush.

“We don’t even have enough funding to buy bullets, and the DoD is pushing to spend $8 million on covers that look like women’s hats!” one senior Marine source fumed to The Post. “The Marines deserve better. It makes them look ridiculous.”


Caption This Photo 10-24-13

Franchot Says Amazon.Com Will Close Sales Tax Gap

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says's decision to open a distribution center on the site of a former GM plant in Baltimore will mean the online retailer will begin collecting the state's sales tax.

Franchot says, like many online retailers, Amazon purchases had been exempt from the state's 6% sales tax. However, now that the company will have a physical structure in Maryland the company says it will begin collecting the tax once the facility opens.

Franchot told WBAL News that, "a state like Maryland loses $170-million to $200-million a year in sales tax revenue," from online retailers that don't collect the sales tax.


14-Year-Old Reportedly Killed Massachusetts Teacher With Box Cutter

A 24-year-old Massachusetts high school math teacher who authorities believe was murdered by a 14-year-old student was remembered across the state Wednesday night. Hundreds turned out for a candlelight vigil in the parking lot of Danvers High School, where Colleen Ritzer worked. At nearby Fenway Park in Boston, a moment of silence was held in Ritzer's memory prior to the first pitch of Game 1 of the World Series.

Meanwhile, Phillip Chism was being held without bail after he was charged by the Essex County district attorney as an adult Wednesday during his arraignment at Salem District Court.

Chism pleaded not guilty. His defense attorney argued for the proceedings to be closed and her client to be allowed to stay hidden because of his age. The judge denied the request. The judge approved a motion for a mental evaluation, The Boston Herald reported.



Taxpayers are paying the Baltimore Ravens, the defending Super Bowl champions, $130,000 to promote Obamacare in Maryland.

Judicial Watch, which has held Republicans and Democrats to account, obtained documents that detailed the deal, which was secured on September 9 between the Ravens and Maryland health officials.

In September, the Baltimore Ravens announced they would help the Maryland Health Connection, which is the state's Obamacare exchange, after the Obama administration failed to strike deals with professional sports leagues like the NFL and the NBA to promote Obamacare.



(SYKESVILLE, MD) -- Maryland State Police are inviting the public to join them in an upcoming community run to raise funds for a trooper who loves to run, but was critically injured when she was struck by a car while backing up a fellow trooper on a traffic stop earlier this month.

The “5K for JK” will be held Sunday, November 10, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., at the Maryland State Police Academy, 6852 4th Street, Sykesville, Md. Registration is available at A $25 donation is requested. Runners will be eligible for raffle prizes that include Ravens tickets, dinners and gifts from area restaurants and businesses.

All funds raised through the 5K for JK will go to assist Trooper Jacqueline Kline and her family with expenses related to her recovery. In the early morning hours of October 6, 2013, Trooper Kline was struck by a passing car as she was backing up another trooper on a traffic stop on Rt. 100 in Anne Arundel County. Trooper Kline was walking on the shoulder of the road when she was hit. She was propelled into the back of the K-9 trooper’s car she had stopped to assist. She struck the back windshield and metal K-9 cage inside the car. She landed in a ditch near the highway shoulder.

Trooper Kline remains a patient at the University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center where she is listed in serious condition. Her doctors see continuing improvement in her condition and remain optimistic. Despite the optimism, it is no secret that Trooper Kline will have a long road to recovery. Many of the expenses for her and her family will not be covered by insurance. Her fellow troopers want to provide Trooper Kline with financial backup and have created this run in an effort to help.

Trooper Kline is known as an outstanding athlete and a passionate runner. She was part of the Maryland Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics while a recruit in the State Police Academy. The 5K run will cover a course run by Trooper Kline and other State Police recruits while completing the six-month training to become a state trooper.

The race course will have flat and hilly segments. Parking is free and on-site. Race packets will be distributed on-site beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Nov. 10th.

In addition to runners, race organizers are seeking the assistance of donors and volunteers. To help, or for more information, contact The 5K for JK Facebook community can be found at

Uh Oh: 47 Million Food Stamp Recipients Are Having Their Benefits Cut Back On November 1st

47.6 million Americans are about to have their food stamp benefits cut, and most of them have absolutely no idea that it is about to happen. Needless to say, a lot of them are going to be very angry when they discover that they cannot buy as much food for their families anymore. The reason that this is happening is because a temporary boost to food stamp benefits that was put in during the last recession is expiring. But most of the people that are having their benefits cut will not understand this. Most of them will just be very upset that the government is “taking money away” from them. And considering the “mini-riots” that we witnessed earlier this month when the system that processes food stamp payments went down for a few hours, it is obvious that a lot of food stamp recipients can very easily be pushed over the edge. So what would happen if we have another “debt ceiling crisis” in Washington D.C. early next year and food stamp benefits are temporarily cut off completely?

Wherever “austerity” has been tried in Europe, it has resulted in protests and riots. Could a similar thing happen in this country?

NBC News is reporting that ALL food stamp recipients are going to have their food stamp benefits reduced in November. This is certainly not going to put those living in poverty in a good mood…


Many Question Ireton's Intent With Lore' Chambers

With a $750,000.00 lawsuit now facing Mayor Jim Ireton and the City of Salisbury, many have questioned if the whole thing has been in the works for some time now.

Go back to Jim Ireton's original campaign for Mayor. Ireton pledged to get rid of Lore' Chambers and that position all together. Like everything else though, once elected Ireton turned on all his pledges as well as friends. 

Some have suggested the former Mayor put pressure on Ireton to keep Lore' and as an outsider I have to admit, either we were ALL fooled the entire time Ireton was running or Ireton had other plans.

What I can tell you is on the day Ireton fired Lore' Chambers he had summoned Jake Day, Shanie Shields and Lora Mitchell to the Government Office Building for a meeting and did NOT contact Tim Spies or Terry Cohen. This created a quorum  for starters but mysteriously it also surrounded Ireton with those people he most wanted to become witnesses. Ireton had already known Lore' had turned in her resume, so it was just a matter of time before the fireworks would start. 

When Ireton threw his hissy fit he did so right in front of ALL of the people mentioned. Convenient how the whole thing can't be discussed because it's now a personnel matter. Funny how the rest of the main stream media makes no mention of this.

This is why so many are questioning/wondering, was the whole thing fixed? Could the whole thing have been pre planned so Lore' gets what she wants and Ireton gets what he wants? However, at who's expense, the taxpayers, that's who. 

All I can say is, "it was your election to lose". There are so many questionable Ireton cases, like the ladies room at MoJo's. The constant hissy fits and temper tantrums, even on PAC 14. 

Many do not believe Chambers and that whole situation was real. Many just keep covering their eyes and ears. Keep believing they got good money for the old Station 16 in Downtown or that the new Fire Palace actually cost $14,000,000.00. Here's a stretch, how about that $84,000,000.00 Waste Water Treatment Plant that will now cost around $140,000,000.00 when completed. 

I've spent many years trying to open every one's eyes and guess what, I've proven to be right EVERY single time. I've won EVERY single lawsuit against me. I've been called a liar and crazy, yet I've won against every single critic and guess what, who's still here after all these years. The Chambers/Ireton thing STINKS. Are your blinders still on? Are you going to sit back and bend over yet again as the taxpayer who will be footing the bill for this possible shenanigans? 

My guess after all these years, OF COURSE YOU WILL.   


The cause of the recent damage to Wicomico Middle School may have been attributed to a back-up in the storm sewer that caused water to flow into the electrical room - thus causing an electrical fire. There is a muzzle issued on that incident to from City Hall. The Wi Middle facility sustained thousands in damages and also there was extensive work going on just across the street at the municipal pumping station. 
While Ireton and Fredericksen are trying to keep this under wraps, now you know what the scoop/BS is.

Lore' Chambers Files $750,000.00 Lawsuit Against Salisbury And Mayor Ireton

Court System:Circuit Court for Wicomico County - Civil System
Case Number:22C13001851
Title:Chambers vs Salisbury City Mayor & City Council, et al
Case Type:Other TortFiling Date:10/23/2013
Case Status:Open/Active

Plaintiff/Petitioner Information
(Each Plaintiff/Petitioner is displayed below)
Party Type:PlaintiffParty No.:1
Name:Chambers, Lore L
Address:5586 Scottish Highlands Circle
City:SalisburyState:MDZip Code:21801

Attorney(s) for the Plaintiff/Petitioner
Name:Duke, Esq, Neil E
Appearance Date:10/23/2013
Practice Name:Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver P C
Address:100 Light Street
22nd Floor
City:BaltimoreState:MDZip Code:21202

Defendant/Respondent Information
(Each Defendant/Respondent is displayed below)
Party Type:DefendantParty No.:1
Business or Organization Name:Salisbury City Mayor & City Council
Address:125 North Division Street
City:SalisburyState:MDZip Code:21801

Party Type:DefendantParty No.:2
Name:Ireton, Jr, James P
Address:125 North Division Street
City:SalisburyState:MDZip Code:21801

SFD Calls For Service 10-22-13

  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 20:33:29Nature: Subject FallenCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 20:12:10Nature: Sick SubjectCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 18:36:38Nature: Difficulty BreathingCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 18:36:35Nature: Difficulty BreathingCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 17:10:51Nature: Medical AssistAddress: 2311 Hudson Dr Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 16:58:23Nature: Pi AccidentAddress: Old Ocean City Rd and merritt Mill Rd Salisbury, MD 21801
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 15:42:01Nature: Chest PainCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 14:25:47Nature: Subject FallenCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 12:31:31Nature: Pi AccidentAddress: Zion Rd and beaglin Park Dr Salisbury, MD 21802
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 12:31:30Nature: Pi AccidentCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 12:20:57Nature: Unconscious SubjectCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 11:41:13Nature: ChokingCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 10:13:52Nature: Pi AccidentCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 09:38:45Nature: Difficulty BreathingCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 08:26:50Nature: Sick SubjectCity: Salisbury
  • Tuesday October, 22 2013 @ 02:36:13Nature: Sick SubjectCity: Salisbury

Another Comment Worthy Of A Post

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Today's Survey Question 10-23-13":

Albero, I wish too God Almighty someone would target you. The world and especially the shore would be a much better place.

Publishers Notes: I would never wish something like this upon ANY other human being. What a sad state we live in when someone out there would wish such a thing. More importantly, abuse our God Almighty. 

A Tool Of Destruction

by Delegate Mike McDermott

A new tool developed by the University of Maryland will determine acceptable levels of phosphorus in our farm fields. If those levels are breached, no organic chicken manure may be applied. For our farmers and the Eastern Shore economy, this “tool” has much more in common with a dagger than an instrument of science.

In this case, science is being cast aside in favor of a political tool that garners support/donations from national environmental groups at the expense of Maryland families. The fact is, we do not know the phosphorus impact, if any, on the Bay. Further, we cannot determine the percentage that Maryland farms contribute. While Delaware continues to study the issue to get a better picture of cause and effect, O’Malley and the democrats move forward half cocked, more desirous of being “first” rather than “correct”. This political correctness will prove devastating to the Eastern Shore and, ultimately, Annapolis revenues.

80% of lower shore farmland could be deemed unfit to receive poultry litter. Farms in this category will need to purchase chemical fertilizers at significant expense in order to grow. A farmer who may spend $500 for poultry litter will need to replace it with $20,000 worth of chemical fertilizer.

Poultry farmers without land accessibility or lacking neighbors to utilize their organic manure will be faced with a trucking/shipping bill in a market with fewer integrators willing to accept ones poultry litter. This translates to higher costs and storage issues all adding to the bottom line of a business’s viability.

Maryland, under democratic rule, is no stranger to losing businesses due to over regulation; and, while a business can adapt or move out of state, the farmer’s asset and heritage is the dirt beneath his feet. He is forced to comply or abandon his dream by a governor with a national agenda using ambiguous science to destroy Maryland’s number one industry.

Dr. McGrath (the University of Maryland's scientist behind the shortened study) told me the depletion of phosphorus in soil could take 50-years, yet O’Malley refuses an additional 36-months to better understand the cause and effects.

Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance says, “We won’t know the cost until we implement the plan.” Does that sound eerily familiar?

Perhaps it’s time to provide blindfolds to the farmer and the fisherman standing guard over the Great Seal of the State of Maryland and ask, “Got any last requests?”

Who Will Protect Us From The Cops?

“Democracy means that if the doorbell rings in the early hours, it is likely to be the milkman.”—Winston Churchill

It’s 3 a.m. You’ve been asleep for hours when suddenly you hear a loud “Crash! Bang! Boom!” Based on the yelling, shouting and mayhem, it sounds as if someone—or several someones—are breaking through your front door. With your heart racing and your stomach churning, all you can think about is keeping your family safe from the intruders who have invaded your home. You have mere seconds before the intruders make their way to your bedroom. Desperate to protect your loved ones, you scramble to lay hold of something—anything—that you might use in self-defense. It might be a flashlight, your son’s baseball bat, or that still unloaded gun you thought you’d never need. In a matter of seconds, the intruders are at your bedroom door. You brace for the confrontation, a shaky grip on your weapon. In the moments before you go down for the count, shot multiple times by the strangers who have invaded your home, you get a good look at your accosters. It’s the police.

Before I go any further, let me start by saying this: the problem is not that all police are bad. The problem, as I point out in my book A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, is that increasing numbers of police officers are badly trained, illiterate when it comes to the Constitution, especially the Fourth Amendment, and, in some cases, willfully ignorant about the fact that they are supposed to be peacekeepers working for us, the taxpayer.

Unfortunately, with every passing week, we are hearing more and more horror stories in which homeowners are injured or killed simply because they mistook a SWAT team raid by police for a home invasion by criminals. Never mind that the unsuspecting homeowner, woken from sleep by the sounds of a violent entry, has no way of distinguishing between a home invasion by a criminal as opposed to a government agent. Too often, the destruction of life and property wrought by the police is no less horrifying than that carried out by criminal invaders.


Today's Survey Question 10-23-13

Do you believe the Daily Times was right/fair in publishing the names of County Employees and their salaries? 

County Executive Rick Pollitt wrote a letter to ALL County Employees stating he was concerned for “the safety of our employees who work in sensitive, possibly at-risk, positions.” He went on to say, “Unfortunately, our efforts and requests were ignored and the failure of The Daily Times to respect the privacy of some of our employees, despite the verbal assurances of the editor to the contrary, is extremely disappointing.”

The Daily Times published the following article in defense of Pollitt's letter, HERE.

Cops Are Creating Totally Bogus Facebook Profiles Just So They Can Arrest People

It's no secret cops use social media to monitor the public, but it might surprise you that they create fake Facebook profiles to nab criminals — in direct violation of the website's terms of service.The Justice Department published a social media guide for law enforcement officials this year that explicitly says officers create fake profiles even though Facebook officially bans the practice.

“I was looking for a suspect related to drug charges for over a month. When I looked him up on Facebook and requested him as a friend from a fictitious profile, he accepted," one officer responded in an open-ended survey question in the DOJ's guide. "He kept ‘checking in’ everywhere he went, so I was able to track him down very easily."

This officer isn't alone. More than 80% of the responding officials said social media was a valuable tool for crime-fighting and that "creating personas or profiles on social media outlets for use in law enforcement activities is ethical."


Over One Hundred Cited In I-95, Route 1 Construction Zone Safety Initiative

Location: Construction area on I-95 and State Route 1, Newark, DE

Date of Occurrence: October 15 and 16, 2013

Newark- In response several crashes and complaints of speeding and aggressive driving in the construction zone on I-95 and State Route 1, Troopers conducted a two-day traffic initiative on October 15 and 16.

Through the initiative, Troopers issued over 100 traffic summonses for a total of 113 charges. The majority of the citations were for speeding. Troopers will continue to have an increased presence in the construction area in order to ensure the safety of construction workers and motorists.

Troopers remind motorists to always exercise increased caution and vigilance when driving through construction zones. Drivers should always follow the posted speed limit and be alert for construction workers and slow moving vehicles. Fines for most moving violations are doubled when the offense occurs in a construction zone.

Ireton & Co. Have Some Splainin To Do!

1.12.040 Financial disclosure statements to be filed by the candidate or treasurer.permanent link to this piece of content
The candidate and/or treasurer shall file a complete and accurate financial disclosure statement detailing the contents of the account books no later than seven days prior to the primary election and seven days prior to the general election. The financial disclosure statement shall include, but not be limited to, the name, address, amount of contribution and the date all contributions were received. Contributions of in-kind materials or services shall be valued as stated in Section 1.12.020(B). Each financial disclosure statement filed shall also contain a full and complete record of expenses and list any expenses incurred but not yet paid.
A final financial disclosure statement shall be filed no later than forty-five (45) days after the date of the general election. After payment of all campaign expenditures, any surplus funds shall be paid by the treasurer to either: (1) the city of Salisbury to help defray the expenses of the election; (2) a charitable organization as defined in the Annotated Code of Maryland, Business Regulation Article, Title 6 as amended from time-to-time; or (3) a political club, committee, or party of the candidate's choice.
No financial disclosure statements shall be required if the contributions received total less than six hundred dollars ($600.00) for the primary and general elections; however, a statement under oath shall be filed by the candidate and treasurer that no financial disclosure statement is required pursuant to this section. Such statement, if applicable, shall be filed seven days prior to the primary election and seven days prior to the general election.
Each financial disclosure statement shall include a representation certifying under oath that the contents of the statement are true and correct and shall be signed by the candidate and treasurer.
The foregoing provisions shall also apply to unsuccessful candidates.

Bullying Complaint Filed After 91-0 High School Football Score In Texas

There was little chance of defeat when Aledo's undefeated Bearcats faced Fort Worth's Western Hills on the football field Friday.

The final score, 91-0, though, led one parent to file an official complaint of bullying against the entire coaching staff, reports

Aledo ISD administrators say the complaint suggests the coaches should have told players to take it easy on the competition. 


Jesse Jackson To Muslims: “Stand Up And Fight Back!”

Retired Senator and supposed Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. spoke this weekend at the Arab American Civil Rights League. He showed his true colors this weekend by not supporting the “Christian” church he belongs to, but by saying that Muslims and Arabs in our country need to “stand up and fight back!”

Hundreds of people on the internet are talking about an article first covered by the Detroit Free Press. Al Jeezer and Al Arabia are praising this move by the Reverend as a positive step in bringing Muslim “enlightenment” to the people.

One of Jackson’s senior campaign advisers during his presidential bid was James Zogby. Today, Zogby heads the Arab-American Institute as its president.

Zogby said during the event that Arab-Americans have “a voice America needs to hear.”~Al Arabia

Doctors In Congress: Obamacare Worse Than You Think

At least 12 doctors in Congress have expressed serious concerns about Obamacare, and now President Obama admitted the recently unveiled online health insurance exchanges have been a technological headache and that he’s “frustrated” by them.

Obama also insists once those problems are fixed people will discover that the exchanges offer wonderful health plans at affordable prices, but a prominent congressman says the facts are not on the president’s side.

“They’re still trying to sell a program that the American people know won’t work,” said Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., a former physician who authored a free-market version of health-care reform that is still awaiting House consideration. “And it won’t work because the same things that are wrong with the website, that is the challenge of getting into it and having it work are the same things that are going to be wrong throughout the entire health-care system when Washington is running it.”

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Help Support Ireton't Beer Tabs Throughout Downtown Salisbury?


W. Sue Piper, Chuck and Jessica Cook, Bill and Laura duck, Hon. Jacob Day and Liz Tollett, Hon. Laura Mitchell, Josh Hastings, Julia Glanz, Ruth and Mark Benzin and Ernie Davis invite you to...

"An Afternoon on Salisbury's Downtown Plaza with Mayor Jim Ireton"

Come spend the afternoon on Salisbury's Downtown Plaza with Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton. Jim is excited to share with you all of the success stories happening in Downtown Salisbury.

$20 Single ticket
$35 Couple ticket
*Pay at the door*

A Letter To The Editor: "Interesting"

Just rode past Go-Getters. They have a sign and table set up for the free phones. Advertising 250 free minutes. Interesting spot to draw customers.


Berlin fire EMS units on the scene serious mvc with multiple rollover. Male patient with serious injuries. Flown via Trooper 4 to PRMC. Patient  in early 20's ejected.

Job At The Beach Attracting A Lot Of Attention

The soon-to-be-vacant city manager position in Rehoboth Beach is attracting plenty of interest.

City Commissioner Patrick Gossett says that 100 people have applied for the position. He says that's higher than the average response for cities of similar size and budget.

The city is working with Cincinnati-based Novak Consulting Group to fill the position. The firm will recommend the top 10 to 15 candidates to the mayor and commissioners.

The city officials will interview three to five of those candidates face-to-face. The target date for those interviews is Nov. 8-9.

Current City Manager Gregory Ferrese's last day will be Dec. 4.


PUBLISHERS NOTES: I found it quite interesting how this municipality hired a Head Hunter Company to search for the RIGHT person for the job and so many applied. Hence the situation in the City of Salisbury below. 


Ireton Announces City Positions / Sends 2 Names to Council for Consideration for City Administrator

Salisbury Mayor James Ireton, Jr. is pleased to announce the following new employees joining the City of Salisbury:
1.      Business Development Specialist: Ms. Laura Kordzikowski brings her experience in Marketing, Communications and Real Estate Development to the newly created city office. She is a graduate of Salisbury University and brings private sector experience to the job.
2.      Assistant Director of Internal Services: Procurement: Mrs. Jennifer Miller brings her experience in Vendor and Purchasing Management to the City’s procurement office. She is a Business graduate of Elizabethtown College and brings her private sector experience to the City.
3.      City Administrator: The following names are being forwarded to the Salisbury City Council:
§  Tom Stevenson, Interim City Administrator named May 16, 2013.  Mr. Stevenson has been with the City of Salisbury since 1988.  He has nearly 25 years of public service and he currently serves as the Director of Neighborhood Services & Code Compliance.  Mr. Stevenson currently chairs the Neighborhood Services Task Force, serves as the Secretary to the Salisbury Historic District Commission and sits on various boards and committees, such as the Mayors Safe Streets Coalition. Tom serves on the Board of Directors for the Maryland Municipal League, is President of the Maryland Code Enforcement and Zoning Officers Association, and is a member of the American Association of Code Enforcement.
§  Dr. Lore’ Chambers

Notice how Ireton shows a resume from Tom Stevenson and not Lore' Chambers. That's right Folks, what you see above is what Ireton put out there to the public. 

Also notice how they looked no further than the tip of their noses. 100 people applied in Rehoboth Beach while Salisbury has a $50,000,000.00 a year budget. Are you smelling the same skunk I am? 

Pumpkin Story

A lady had recently been Baptized. One of her co-workers asked her about what it was like being a Christian. She was caught off guard and didn't know how to answer, but when she looked over she saw a jack-o-lantern on the desk and answered: it's like being a pumpkin”.

The worker asked her to explain that one. “Well, God picks you from the patch and brings you in and washes off all the dirt on the outside that you got from being around all the other pumpkins. Then he cuts off the top and takes out all the yucky stuff from the inside. He removes all those seeds of doubt, hate, greed, etc...
Then he carves you a new smiling face and he puts His light inside of you to shine for all to see”.

I'll never look at a pumpkin the same way again!

May God bless you and yours

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A Comment Worthy Of A Post 10-27-13

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "WELCOME TO SALISBURY MARYLAND":

Salisbury EMS being dispatched for a stabbing. Patient in a vehicle at South Salisbury Blvd and Milford Street. Fruitland PD on the scene. Paramedic 16 is responding. Assistant Chief 1 is responding. Engine 16-1 is responding with 21D and 5(Six paid Firemen). Fruitland PD holding pressure on the stabbing to the chest. Assistant Chief 1 on the scene 20D has command(20D is a lieutenant so how is he commanding an assistant chief position). So that is at least 9 fire department staffing for on simple stab wound to the chest? Am I missing something here. At least 9 paid firemen and at least one Fruitland police officer providing emergency care. Ten paid people on a simple stabbing that 2 qualified paramedics on one ambulance could have handled easily. Six paid firemen on one fire truck and I am sure they all stood around watching because 9 paid firemen can't fit in that car or the back of he ambulance. WOW! Thanks Jim Ireton for raping the tax payers again and this sounds like it might have been Fruitland's problem and not Salisbury's


A pizza delivery driver who was attacked outside a customer's home in Redford, Michigan pulled a gun and shot and killed the would-be robber intent on taking his money.

According to ABC 15, the pizza delivery driver was confronted by a 20-year old "armed robber" named Tajuan Boyd. Police say the "driver opened fire as he was being robbed" and a neighbor who heard the gunshots says he looked out his window to see a "frantic pizza delivery driver [with] a man face down" on the driveway in front of him.