Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Amazing bird that can imitate any sound

Court Upholds “First Amendment” Right To Film Police

A federal appeals court has ruled that the public has the right to film cops in public and has reinstated a lawsuit against a local New Hampshire police department brought by a woman arrested for filming a traffic stop.

The plaintiff in the case, Carla Gericke, was arrested on wiretapping allegations in 2010 for filming her friend being pulled over by the Weare Police Department during a late-night traffic stop. Although Gericke was never brought to trial, she sued, alleging that her arrest constituted retaliatory prosecution in breach of her constitutional rights.

The decision is but one in a string of decisions that are slowly sticking the needle into laws nationwide barring the recording of police as they perform their duties. But some states, like Massachusetts, outlaw the secret audio recording of police. A woman accused of secretly turning on the audio recording feature of her mobile phone while she was being arrested was charged with wiretapping two weeks ago in Massachusetts.

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Syria Arming the Rebels

Edward Snowden Responds To Release Of E-mail By U.S. Officials

Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden responded to questions from The Washington Post following the release of an e-mail he had sent while working for the National Security Agency.

Q: How do you respond to today’s NSA statement and the release of your email with the Office of General Counsel?

The NSA’s new discovery of written contact between me and its lawyers - after more than a year of denying any such contact existed - raises serious concerns. It reveals as false the NSA’s claim to Barton Gellman of the Washington Post in December of last year, that “after extensive investigation, including interviews with his former NSA supervisors and co-workers, we have not found any evidence to support Mr. Snowden’s contention that he brought these matters to anyone’s attention.”

Today’s release is incomplete, and does not include my correspondence with the Signals Intelligence Directorate’s Office of Compliance, which believed that a classified executive order could take precedence over an act of Congress, contradicting what was just published. It also did not include concerns about how indefensible collection activities - such as breaking into the back-haul communications of major US internet companies - are sometimes concealed under E.O. 12333 to avoid Congressional reporting requirements and regulations.

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Someone Is Lying: Obama Says Not Arming Syrian Rebels, Syrian Rebels Say He Is

As we noted yesterday, President Obama is saying he is contemplating arming and training Syrian rebels (just the 'moderates' which will be identified by their smiles). However, as the following PBS Frontline documentary exposes, the Syrian rebels themselves say they are already armed and trained by US in the use of sophisticated weapons and fighting techniques, including, one rebel said, "how to finish off soldiers still alive after an ambush." The interviews are the latest evidence that after more than three years of warfare, the United States has stepped up the provision of lethal aid to the rebels, as PBS notes "it appears the Obama administration is allowing select groups of rebels to receive US-made anti-tank missiles." So who is lying? Obama (again) or the Syrian rebels (who show US-made supplies in the following clips).

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Another God That Failed

On Memorial Day weekend, scores of thousands of bikers arrived here for their annual Rolling Thunder tribute to America’s veterans, especially those lost in our wars or left behind.

But this year the tribute has been sullied by a squalid scandal in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sick vets seeking medical care at the Phoenix VA hospital were put on waiting lists, but never got to see a doctor. Dozens died. Then waiting lists were altered to make it appear that VA staffers had not failed in their duty to provide the vets access to care in the required 14 days. Some vets suffered for months before dying.

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Dr. Ben Carson Calls Out Former Dem Governor With Very Simple Question: ‘I Rest My Case’

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat, went after Dr. Ben Carson on CNN’s “Crossfire” Wednesday, criticizing his use of a Nazi reference to highlight the dangers of “going along to get along” when you see the country heading in the wrong direction.

After Carson explained what he actually meant with his analogy, Strickland brought up the retired neurosurgeon’s book, “America the Beautiful,” in an attempt to frame his views as contradictory.

That’s when Carson called him out.

“Well, did you read the book?” he asked.
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Report: 1,700 Vets Left Off VA Hospital Wait List

Navy veteran Ken Senft turned to the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical care in 2011 after his private insurance grew too costly. It could have been a fatal mistake, he now says.

A few years ago, the 65-year-old had a lesion on his head. He went to a VA clinic near his home outside Phoenix, but he said the doctor told him it could be two years before he might get an appointment with a dermatologist.

So he paid out of pocket to see a private physician. Turns out, he had cancer.

"What if I had waited two years?" Senft said in frustration. "I might be dead."
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CFPB scraps performance ratings as union members and minorities consistently perform worse

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a watchdog department created in 2011 to create a level financial playing field for American consumers, has scrapped its internal employee performance review process following revelations that nonunion workers and caucasians routinely scored better than unionized employees and minorities in 2013.

The annual performance reviews award scores on a scale from 1 to 5 and are closely tied to salary raises, bonuses and career advancement.

Instead of keeping the scores in place, agency leaders have decided to award all of their 1,100 employees ratings of '5.'

An internal CFPB report released this month found that 'the average ratings for black and Hispanic employees were lower than the average ratings for white and Asian employees.'

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Children Swarming Southern Border Prove A Test To Obama’s Immigration Policy

Children traveling without their families, including an “overwhelming” number younger than 12, are flooding across the southwestern border in the latest test of the Obama administration’s immigration policy.

Homeland Security Officials predict that 60,000 minors will cross the border this year and that the number will double next year, accounting for an astonishing percentage of people trying to jump the border — braving the tremendous perils of crossing Mexico and trying to evade border authorities, hoping to eventually connect with family in the U.S

The administration seems powerless to stop most of the border breaches and instead has searched for ways to manage the flow of vulnerable, and politically sympathetic, immigrants.

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The Religion Of Consumerism

The notion of consumerism as the religion of the United States is nothing new. That said, Warren Pollock did an excellent job explaining just how corrosive this mindset can be to a society. We were particularly taken by the idea that since the vast majority of people define themselves almost entirely by their level of consumption, or by some desired level of future consumption, their consciousness becomes easily controlled and their worldview easily managed and molded.

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New Trial Possible For 2011 Murder Of Christine Sheddy

SNOW HILL — A Texas man, sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder in the death of a Delaware woman killed in Pocomoke and found years later buried in Snow Hill, could be getting a new trial after the state’s highest court last week ruled in favor of his appeal.

Justin Hadel, now 23, of College Station, Texas, was found guilty in June 2011 of first-degree murder for the beating death of Christine Sheddy, a 26-year-old Delaware woman reported missing in November 2007 from a farm near Pocomoke where she had been staying with friends. Sheddy had moved to the Byrd Rd. residence about two months earlier and shared the home with another couple, Clarence “Junior” Jackson and Tia Johnson, along with Johnson’s two young children and her cousin, Hadel.

Sheddy was reported missing on Nov. 13, 2007, touching off a massive search in the area of the Byrd Rd. residence to no avail. After an extensive two-year search, Sheddy’s remains were found buried under a bed-and-breakfast in Snow Hill where both Jackson and Johnson had worked prior to her disappearance. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner later ruled Sheddy had been killed by as many as four blows from a blunt object.
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Delaware Residents Asked To Report Dead Birds

DOVER, Del. — Natural resources officials are asking that residents report sick or dead wild birds as part of the state’s monitoring of the West Nile virus.

The Division of Fish and Wildlife Mosquito Control Section said Wednesday that beginning June 2, resident can report sick or dead crows, blue jays, cardinals, robins, and hawks or owls. Residents are also asked to report clusters of five or more sick or dead wild birds of any species.

Officials say some dead birds will be collected and tested for West Nile virus.

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"NO GUNS" sign fails to prevent armed robbery

Where America's Immigrants Come From

There are over 40.7 million foreign-born residents living in America. Iceland, Bermuda, and Samoa have the lowest level of foreign-born population in the United States but it is Mexico that is head, shoulders, and torso above the rest with 28.2% of the foreign-born population from just aross the border. Russia, interestingly, is 20th (just ahead of Iran in 21st place). We can only hope not all Russian immigrants are currently HFT "traders."

Top 20 foreign-born population of the US...

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USS Cole Bombing Suspect Seeks CIA Reports

FORT MEADE, Md. — A Guantanamo detainee accused of orchestrating the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole asked a military judge Wednesday to order the release of a Senate report on the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation techniques.

Lawyers for Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri made the argument during a pretrial hearing at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba.

Attorney Richard Kammen asked Col. James Pohl to order the release to the defense team of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s entire 6,000-plus page report, not just a shorter, redacted version being prepared for public release.

“It’s all relevant and necessary,” Kammen said.
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Al Sharpton Versus The Teleprompter

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Why Are Food Prices So High?

Regardless of what we eat, we're actually eating oil.

Anyone who buys their own groceries (as opposed to having a full-time cook handle such mundane chores) knows that the cost of basic foods keeps rising, despite the official claims that inflation is essentially near-zero.

Common-sense causes include severe weather and droughts than reduce crop yields, rising demand from the increasingly wealthy global middle class and money printing, which devalues the purchasing power of income.

While these factors undoubtedly influence the cost of food, it turns out that food moves in virtual lockstep with the one master commodity in an industrialized global economy: oil. Courtesy of our friends at Market Daily Briefing [8], here is a chart of a basket of basic foodstuffs and Brent Crude Oil:

Accountability for Thee But Not for Me

President Obama loves to hold the private sector accountable. Government? Not So much.

When it comes to business and the private sector, President Obama and top Democrats are all about accountability.

Banks: “When we learn that a major bank has serious problems, we will hold accountable those responsible,” President Obama says.

Oil companies: “The person who makes the mistake ought to be responsible,” according to Florida senator Ben Nelson.

Auto makers: “Manufacturers [are] on notice that they will be held accountable if they fail to quickly report and address safety-related defects,” said transportation secretary Anthony Foxx.

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Libya Crisis: State Dept. Urges All Americans To Leave, US Sends Ship With 1,000 Marines For Evacuation

As tensions between Libya’s Islamist-dominated General National Congress and Gen. Khalifa Hifter grow, the United States is mobilizing defense forces and urging all Americans in the country to get out at once.

The State Department issued a travel warning Tuesday urging all U.S. citizens to leave immediately, and is preparing for a possible evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli.

"The security situation in Libya remains unpredictable and unstable,” the State Department said in its advisory. “The Libyan government has not been able to adequately build its military and police forces and improve security following the 2011 revolution. Many military-grade weapons remain in the hands of private individuals, including anti-aircraft weapons that may be used against civilian aviation. Crime levels remain high in many parts of the country."

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Frederick Printing Company Moving To Pennsylvania

WAYNESBORO, Pa. — A Frederick County, Md., company will be moving to the Waynesboro area and creating at least 39 jobs within three years, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced this week.

Pacemaker Press PP&S Inc., a commercial web-printing company, plans to build a 30,000-square-foot building on 6.3 acres in the Wharf Road Industrial Park in Washington Township, Pa., according to a news release from the governor’s office.

The project represents a $2.5 million investment from the company, the release said.

Pacemaker Press PP&S President Matt Whitney said Wharf Road Industrial Park was a good fit for a number of reasons, including financing incentives from Pennsylvania and the easy access to Interstates 81 and 70.

“It made sense to move. I can own (a property) for less than the rent” now, Whitney said in a telephone interview.

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development put together a funding proposal that includes a $125,000 Pennsylvania First Program grant and $78,000 in tax credits for jobs creation.

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Thomas Sowell Nails It Again

“Those people who want Hillary Clinton elected president, so that we could have our first woman president, seem to have learned absolutely nothing from the current disaster of choosing a president on the basis of demographics and symbolism.” Thomas Sowell

Funniest Game Show Answers of All Time

PetSmart center in Hagerstown to begin shutdown on July 24

The PetSmart Inc. distribution center on Hunters Green Parkway in Hagerstown will begin phasing in a shutdown starting on July 24, according to a company official.

PetSmart announced plans in February to close the Hagerstown center and another in Gahanna, Ohio, and consolidate those operations to a new and larger facility serving the Northeast region in Bethel, Pa., that opened in March.

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation issued a Work Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN, on Friday stating that the closure would begin on July 24 and affect 56 workers.

The phased closure will run from July 24 to Sept. 15, with distribution operations ending on July 27, PetSmart spokeswoman Erin Gray said Tuesday. Some employees will remain after July 27 to complete closure of the center, she said.
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Here's What Alcohol Does To Your Brain And Body

Alcohol is one of the most dangerous substances on the planet. Someone dies from alcohol use every ten seconds, and one night of binge drinking can take a huge toll on your immune system.

Dr. Samuel Ball of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia) reveals the myriad effects alcohol has on your brain and body.

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City Of Salisbury Council Meeting June 2, 2014



City Council to Hold Election Redistricting Public Hearing

The Salisbury City Council invites members of the public to participate in a public hearing to be held Thursday, May 29, 2014 to obtain public input on a proposed amendment of the City’s election
districts. The proposal would increase the current two (2) districts to five (5) districts with each district electing one (1) Council member.

Voting districts are considered following the release of population and demographic figures from each U.S. Census, the last being held in 2010. Districts are drawn in compliance with section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. In drawing district lines, the City must consider a number of factors, such as compactness, contiguity, respect for “communities of interest” and others. The current two-district system began as result of a consent order issued by the U.S. District Court in 1987. It was later modified when the City Council approved Charter Resolution No. 2170 on June 11, 2012. That Resolution
eliminated staggered elections in the City of Salisbury such that in November 2015 all five (5) Councilmembers and the Mayor shall be elected at the same time to serve four-year terms provided for the election of the Mayor for a term to run until November 2015
enlarged Election District 1 and provided for the election of one (1) Councilmember from that district for a term to run until November 2015 reduced Election District 2 and provided for the election of one (1) councilmember from that district for a term to run until November 2015 provided that as of the General Election of November 2015 District 1 shall be further increased in area and District 2 shall be further decreased in area such that two (2) Councilmembers shall be elected from District 1 and three (3) Councilmembers shall be elected from District 2

The City Council invites public input and any suggestions or plans they may have before deliberating on the final district lines to be drawn.

The Public Hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Government Office Building, located at 125 N. Division St., Salisbury, MD. Input and questions may also be directed to the entire Council via email to AllCityCouncilMembers@citylivingsalisbury.com or by calling the Office of the City Clerk at (410) 548-3140.

EDITORIAL: Fleeing the nuttiness of Maryland

If trends move left it’s time to go

If Maryland veers farther left, it might one day fall into Deep Creek Lake, out where there’s room for an empty wasteland. Marylanders weary of do-good taxes and the notions and policies of the looney left have been packing up to leave. It’s good for the U-Haul business, but not for anyone else.

Alex X. Mooney, once a Maryland state senator, took his bags and furnishings to West Virginia, where last week he won the Republican nomination for that state’s open 2nd District congressional seat. Mr. Mooney was narrowly defeated for a fourth term in the Maryland Senate in 2010 after a lot of liberal Democratic voters were transferred to his district.

A new Gallup Poll asked a sampling of residents in each of the 50 states if they wanted to leave for more comfortable surroundings. Fully 47 percent of the Marylanders surveyed said they couldn’t wait to leave, making Maryland the third-most unpopular state, just behind Illinois and Connecticut, at 50 percent and 49 percent.

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BREAKING NEWS: Economy shrinks at 1 percent rate in first quarter

Commerce Department issues a revised estimate showing the economy shrank in the first quarter at a 1 percent rate, marking the worst performance since 2011.

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TWO BROTHERS ARRESTED BY OCPD FOR ASSAULT AND THEFT

Damon M. Middleton
Damon M. Middleton
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Charles A. Middleton
On Sunday, May 25, 2014 at approximately 3:20 a.m. Ocean City police responded to the  area of 8th Street and Philadelphia Avenue in reference to a fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim of an assault who had been beaten. The victim informed officers that the suspects, who were friends of the victim, assaulted him and stole numerous items from his pockets.
With a description of the suspects, officers realized that they had seen a subject matching the description of one of the suspects get into a nearby cab. Through investigation, officers were able to locate and arrest the first suspect, later identified as Damon M. Middleton, 21, of Washington, DC. Meanwhile, other officers were assisted by witnesses in locating the second suspect later identified as Charles A. Middleton, 24, of New York, NY. Charles was eventually located and arrested in a nearby vehicle attempting to hide from police. Items stolen from the victim were located and returned.
Ocean City police charged Charles and Damon Middleton with multiple assault and theft charges. Damon Middleton was also charged with possession of an assisted opening knife. Both were seen by a Maryland District Court Commissioner and released after each posted $50,000 bond.

This Friday, May 30th - Free Movie & Event Honoring The WARD Brothers


CRISFIELD: THIS FRIDAY, MAY 30TH FREE MOVIE & EVENT HONORS THE WARD BROTHERS.

This Friday, May 30th, The Crisfield Heritage Museum Foundation (CHF) honors the Ward Brothers and welcomes visitors to revisit a time in history when the American art form of wooden decoy carving was in its infancy. CHF will be celebrating the legacy of Lem and Steve Ward, considered the fathers of decorative decoy carving. The highlight of the event will be the premier of a fifteen-minute film, which tells the story of the Ward Brothers. This film was a joint project between CHF and The Ward Museum.
In addition to the opening of the Museum and premier of the Ward Brothers film from 5-7pm, another CHF property, the original Ward Brothers Workshop on Sackertown Road will be open for tours. Through the diligent efforts of many lower eastern shore decoy carvers, the Ward Workshop has been painstakingly restored and subsequently turned over to The Crisfield Heritage Foundation. The workshop will be open to visitors May 30th, from 3pm -5pm where Rich Smoker, a world-renowned wildlife carver, will be your host.
This is an event open and free to the public.

If you need additional information please contact Chris Tyler or Tim Howard at The Crisfield Heritage Foundation 3 Ninth Street Crisfield, Maryland 410-968-2501

Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Press Release 5-29-14

On May 20th 2014, at 1047 hours, A Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy stopped a Red Audi, for a speed violation of 80 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone in the area of US Route 113 and Newark Road, in Newark, Worcester County, Maryland.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Sylvester L Hicks, 30, from Milford, Delaware. Through the course of the traffic stop a front seat passenger was identified as Nathaniel A Gibbs, 47, from Salisbury Maryland. It was learned that Gibbs had an outstanding Warrant for Failure to Appear in District Court in Wicomico County, Maryland.

Mr. Gibbs was placed under arrest and seen by the District Court Commissioner, and released on his own Personal Recognizance. Mr. Sylvester received a traffic ticket for his speed.

On May 24th 2014, at 0906 hours a Worcester County Sheriff's Office Deputy, was traveling northbound on US Route 113 in the area of Woodside Lane in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland.

The Deputy stopped and vehicle for 70 miles per hours in a 55 mile per hour zone. The Deputy identified the driver of the vehicle as David Phillip Zani, 23, of Portsmouth, Virginia.

A search of the vehicle produced Suspected Marijuana cigarettes and Suspected Heroin, along with paraphernalia.

Mr. Zani was issued a warning for speeding, placed under arrest and charged with two counts of Possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and one charge of Paraphernalia. Mr. Zani was seen by the District Court Commissioner and released on his Personal Recognizance.

On May 25th 2014 at 1240 hours a Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy observed a black Dodge Charger traveling southbound on US route 113 in the area of Deer Park Drive in Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland driving at 81 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone.

The Deputy attempted to catch up to the vehicle as the vehicle appeared to be increasing its speed to elude the Deputy. The Deputy Stopped the vehicle and identified the operator of the vehicle as Brandon S Outarsingh, 20, from Silver Spring Maryland. A Worcester County K9 Officer was also on scene, as the K9 Officer advised Mr. Outarsingh that the vehicle was going to be scanned, Mr. Outarsingh admitted to having Marijuana in the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle the Deputies located a glass smoking device, and suspected Marijuana.

A female passenger of the vehicle, identified as Catalina A Custen, 19, of Silver Spring, Maryland admitted the paraphernalia was hers.

Mr. Outarsingh received a Traffic Citation for 81 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour and he was arrested for the possession of Marijuana and possession of Paraphernalia. He also received two Criminal Citations and was released on his signature. Ms. Catalina was also arrested and she received a Criminal Citation for possession of Paraphernalia, and she was released on her signature.

On May 25, 2014 at approximately 0844 hours, a Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, was on patrol in the area of Philadelphia Ave and 1st St Ocean City, Worcester County Maryland, when they observed a black Mercedes spinning its wheels.

The Deputy stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver of the vehicle, Jeremy Despasquale, age 23, of Laurel, Delaware, and the passenger Richard Stanley, 24, of Yorktown, Virginia. Mr. Despasquale’s license appeared to be suspended by the state of Delaware.

A K9 scan of the vehicle was performed with a positive alert by the K9. The Deputy searched both subjects and located in Mr. Stanley’s front pocket a Marlboro cigarette box, which had inside 2 suspected Marijuana cigarettes. Mr. Stanley was placed under arrest for possession of Marijuana less than 10 grams.

Mr. Despasquale was cited for spinning wheels. Mr. Stanley was issued a Citation for possession of Marijuana less than 10 grams, and released on his signature.

On May 27, 2014 at approximately 0733 hours, Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, responded to Hurricane Rd, Ocean City, Worcester County Maryland, in an attempt to locate Ashley Nicole Lewis, 25, of Berlin, for an outstanding paternity warrant.

Upon arrival, Worcester County Sheriff’s Deputies, made contact with Ms. Lewis, who was asleep in the front seat of a van, in front of a residence. Ms. Lewis was placed under arrest for the outstanding warrant.

Worcester County Sheriff's Office Deputies searched the van after consent was given and located hypodermic syringes, and metal spoons with suspected heroin residue. Ms. Lewis was then placed under arrest for 2 counts of possession CDS paraphernalia, 1 count of possession controlled paraphernalia, and 1 count of CDS possession not Marijuana. Ms. Lewis was taken before the District Court Commissioner for the drug charges, where she was held in the Worcester County Jail on a $5,000.00 bond, and is awaiting trial.

Learn More About Dean Pappas

Dean Pappas is a Baltimore, Maryland socialist.
New American Movement

In 1975, Dean Pappas was a member of the Port City New American Movement.[1]

In 1980 Dean Pappas, Baltimore, was a delegate to the December 12-14 Chicago, National Council meeting of the New American Movement[2].
New American Movement 10th convention

In 1981 Richard Healey and Dean Pappas, Co-Chairs of the Commission led a meeting entitled Political Education Commission at the 10th Convention of the New American Movement. The convention was held in a union headquarters in Chicago and ran from July 29 - August 2, 1981.

Pappas also led a workshop entitled Introduction to Gramsci at the Convention.[3]
DSA

Dean Pappas attendeded the Democratic Socialists of America, November 9, 1989 national convention in Maryland.[4]
Working with Mikulski

Dean Pappas, an activist whose strong antiwar views were honed during the Vietnam War era, when he stood, often shoulder to shoulder, with the late Philip Berrigan, the “Dissenter Emeritus,” in opposing the evils of the American Empire. Pappas said: “I have actually known [Sen.] Barbara Mikulski for over 40 years. We worked together. I was really proud of what she did in standing up to U.S. imperialism in Central America."[5]
References

Jump up↑ NAM Discussion bulletin, no. 11, September 1975, page v
Jump up↑ NAM National Council meeting notice Dec 12 1980
Jump up↑ NAM 10th Convention Agenda, July 29, 1981
Jump up↑ Democratic Left, Jan./Feb. 1990, page 9
Jump up↑ Bearing Witness To Sen. Mikulski's Complicity in the War, Baltimore, MD - August 3, 2007


Maggie still missing


Crash Northeast of Georgetown Leaves One Dead and One in Critical Condition

Georgetown, DE – The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is currently investigating a single vehicle crash that killed the operator and severely injured the passenger.

The incident occurred at approximately 12:55 a.m. this morning as Brandon M. Robertson, 21 of Milton, was operating a 1989 GMC Sierra northbound on Sand Hill Road just north of Rudd Road. As the truck entered into a moderate left curve, it failed to maintain the curve and drove off the east side of the roadway where it overturned onto its passenger's side and struck a utility pole with the windshield. The force of the impact severed the pole and rotated the truck in a clockwise manner before it came to a stop at the base of the pole.

Brandon Robertson, who was properly restrained, was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger, Anthony B. Huling, 18 of Georgetown, was properly restrained and was extricated from the truck prior to being flown by State Police Aviation to Christiana Medical Center where he is currently listed in critical condition.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident. Emergency Responders have cleared the scene on Sand Hill Road, but it still remains closed due to utility crews working to repair the damaged pole.

Lollar Reception in Salisbury 5/31 @ 430 pm

Join Charles Lollar on Saturday, May 31st at 4:30 pm for a Lollar-Timmerman reception prior to the GOP gubernatorial debate held at Salisbury University.

Americas Best Value Inn 
2625 N. Salisbury Blvd 
Salisbury, MD 21801

This is the second debate among the four GOP candidates for governor. The 60-minute debate will begin at 7 pm, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri Center on the SU campus.

Caption This Photo 5-29-14


Don't Worry, Its Early Yet.


Racist?


Don't Tell Me You're Having A Bad Week


Reminder: DISNEY EVENT

Greetings!
 
This Saturday is Boonies' DISNEY LUNCH EVENT for the kids! 
Early seating times are already sold out...
but reservations are still being accepted - call for availability! 

Lunch with your favorite Disney characters!!
Full menu available for anyone 12 years and older.  
Cost for all kids (12 & under) is $12 each.  This includes... 
Event Admission, Entertainment, and the Kids Lunch Buffet.  
 
410-873-2244 

21438 Nanticoke Rd. Tyaskin, Maryland 21865

EVO SUMMER SOLSTICE PARTY!


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