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Monday, September 22, 2014

Democrats Relying On Big Donors To Win

Democrats love to cast Republicans as the party of big money, beholden to the out-of-touch billionaires bankrolling their campaigns.

But new numbers tell a very different story — one in which Democrats are actually raising more big money than their adversaries.

Among the groups reporting the biggest political ad spending, the 15 top Democrat-aligned committees have outraised the 15 top Republican ones $453 million to $289 million in the 2014 cycle, according to a POLITICO analysis of the most recent Federal Election Commission reports, including those filed over the weekend — which cover through the end of last month.

The analysis shows the fundraising edge widening in August, when the Democratic groups pulled in more than twice as much as their GOP counterparts — $51 million to $21 million. That’s thanks to a spike in massive checks from increasingly energized labor unions and liberal billionaires like Tom Steyer and Fred Eychaner.

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No, This Isn’t The iPhone 6 Line; It’s The Ray Rice Jersey Exchange Line

All eyes are on long lines today, and it’s not just the arrival of the iPhone 6/6 Plus in stores that have queues snaking along for what would seem like all eternity: The line to exchange Ray Rice jerseys for another Baltimore Ravens player is reportedly half a mile long.

The Baltimore Ravens announced last week that any fans with a Rice jersey could bring it to M&T Bank Stadium today and tomorrow and trade it in for another available player.

And according to this photo from FOX Baltimore, it seems there are plenty of people looking to rid themselves of the Rice name — about a half mile’s worth of people, in fact:

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Top 10 Reasons I'm Not a Democrat

Procter & Gamble Removes Microbeads From Toothpastes, Still Insists They’re Safe

Microbeads are little plastic beads that appear in face washes, toothpastes, and other personal-care items. They aren’t so beautiful for America’s waterways, where the tiny beads could end up in the stomachs of the fish and fowl we like to gaze at and eat. Some lawmakers want the beads banned, but Procter & Gamble is the latest personal-care products company to dump them voluntarily.

One person who consumers can thank for this change is dental hygienist Trish Walraven in Phoenix, who started noticing little blue beads embedded in her patients’ gums. She wrote a widely-circulated blog post about the effects of microbeads, noting that microbeads embedded in your gums could be dangerous, and not a harmless whitening tool.

“They’ll trap bacteria in the gums which leads to gingivitis, and over time that infection moves from the gum into the bone that holds your teeth, and that becomes periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is scary,” a Phoenix-area dentist (not Walraven’s employer) told CNN.

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BREAKING NEWS: US military conducts first airstrikes in Syria

The U.S. has launched its first wave of bombing attacks against Islamic State targets in Syria as part of a mission authorized earlier this month by President Obama, U.S. officials say.

Found! Missing Afghan Soldiers Caught Trying to Enter Canada

The three Afghanistan National Army officers who disappeared this weekend during a training exercise on Cape Cod have been found trying to cross the border into Canada near Niagara Falls, sources said Monday.

A top Massachusetts law enforcement officials tells NBC News that the three were caught at the famed Rainbow Bridge. It was unclear what the process will be to return them to Joint Base Cape Cod or if they will be returned somewhere else.

The three arrived 11 days ago with 200 soldiers and civilians from several countries for training at Camp Edwards on Joint Base Cape Cod. They were last seen Saturday at a shopping mall in Hyannis during a day off. Massachusetts State Police, with the help of the FBI and the Guard, had been trying to find them.

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Why dentists are speaking out about the plastic beads in your toothpaste

The tiny plastic beads found in many popular toothpaste brands are approved by regulators, but dentists are becoming increasingly alarmed that the beads could cause more dental hygiene problems than they solve.

Polyethylene plastic beads became all the rage in personal care products -- including toothpastes, face washes and body scrubs -- a few years ago. And the Food and Drug Administration says they're safe.

But the beads do not disintegrate and are not biodegradable, and dentists are concerned that they're getting stuck in the tiny crevices between the teeth and gums.

"They’ll trap bacteria in the gums which leads to gingivitis, and over time that infection moves from the gum into the bone that holds your teeth, and that becomes periodontal disease," dentist Justin Phillip said, according to Phoenix ABC affiliate KNXV. "Periodontal disease is scary.”

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The Premier Ocean City Performing Arts Center Event, The Texas Tenors Live in Concert

The Texas Tenors bring their “Deep in the Heart of Christmas” show to the all new Ocean City Maryland Performing Arts Center, 8pm, Saturday December 13. The Texas Tenors, featuring JC Fisher, Marcus Collins and John Hagen, have performed for over 100 million people around the world. The group formed in 2009, the same year they made their television debut on NBC’s America’s Got Talent becoming the highest ranking vocal group in the history of the show. Since then their fame has continued to grow as they have played to sold out venues worldwide, have had their own PBS “You Should Dream” TV Special and are one of the most breathtaking theatre shows in Branson Missouri. The Texas Tenors sing Country, Pop, Classical, Broadway and much more in this fun filled entertaining “Deep in the Heart of Christmas” Show.

Dust off your 10 gallon hat and boots and join the excitement, 8pm, Saturday December 13 as The Texas Tenors bring their Cowboy charm to the all new Ocean City Maryland Performing Arts Center.

Joining The Texas Tenors will be special guest, The Reminders. The Reminders represent a lifetime of music, having written famous and prize winning songs, recorded and produced all kinds of styles and played on recordings all over the world. They are Delaware’s premier original Americana band with roots in gospel, blues and country music and the perfect addition to this inspiring show.

Tickets on sale now at the Ocean City Convention Center box office, 410-723-8601 or call Ticketmaster 1-800-551-SEAT. Prices are $35, $45, and $55. Visit www.oceancityconcerts.comfor more show information. The Texas Tenors Deep in the Heart of Christmas is a holiday show the entire family can enjoy.

Wait a minute. It's the greatest quote ever !

“My accomplishments as Secretary of State? Well, I'm glad you asked! My proudest accomplishment in which I take the most pride, mostly because of the opposition it faced early on, you know… the remnants of prior situations and mindsets that were too narrowly focused in a manner whereby they may have overlooked the bigger picture and we didn’t do that and I’m proud of that. Very proud. I would say that’s a major accomplishment.”
- Hillary Rodham Clinton 11 March 2014

First Mosquito Pool Positive For Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Snow Hill, Md. – The Worcester County Health Department received notification from the State of Maryland that a mosquito pool in southern Worcester County tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). The pool sampled is in a remote, low lying area of the county, usually known to have standing water year-round. This is the first positive pool reported in Maryland for the year.

Arboviruses, such as the EEE virus, are most common during the summer and fall months. The viruses are transmitted by infected mosquitoes and spread to humans, birds, horses and other animals. Since mosquitoes can breed in as little as a quarter inch of water, the recent rain may have attracted more mosquitoes. Many factors impact when and where outbreaks occur, such as weather, numbers of mosquitoes that spread the virus, and human behavior.

The Worcester County Health Department provides the following tips to help prevent contact with mosquitoes and reduce risk of infection:

• Stay indoors at dawn and dusk.
• Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants when outdoors.
Use an EPA-registered insect repellent and follow package instructions.
Get rid of mosquito breeding sites.
Remove all discarded tires from property.
Dispose of water-holding containers.
Change the water in pet dishes and replace the water in bird baths weekly.
Drill holes in tire swings so water drains out.
Keep children’s wading pools empty and on their sides when they are not in use.

People with milder illnesses typically recover on their own, although symptoms may last for several weeks. In more severe cases, patients need to be hospitalized to receive supportive treatment. Signs and symptoms of Eastern Equine Encephalitis include fever, headache, irritability, restlessness, drowsiness, vomiting, diarrhea, cyanosis, convulsions, and coma. Anyone who has symptoms that cause concern should contact a health care provider.

For more tips and information about Eastern Equine Encephalitis, please visit our website athttp://worcesterhealth.org.

Antidepressant can change intrinsic connectivity of brain

In a new study it was found that even a single dose of antidepressant can affect our brain and is enough to produce dramatic changes in the functionality of the human brain. Brain scans were taken before and after giving an acute dose of SSRI (serotonin reuptake inhibitor), and the drug showed its adverse effect within three hours.

“We were not expecting the SSRI to have such a prominent effect on such a short timescale or for the resulting signal to encompass the entire brain,” said Julia Sacher of the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Germany.

Lead researcher Julia Sacher conducted the study over 22 healthy people having no signs of depression. What they found was mind boggling. The drugs were believed to affect human brain over a long period of time. But the study revealed that drugs affect human brain instantly and changes the brain connectivity in important ways.

Participants were given a single dose of escitalopram. Researchers scanned their brains and took three-dimensional images of their brains and measured number of connections between structures called voxels. It was revealed that SSRI reduced the level of intrinsic connectivity in most part of brains but increased activity between cerebellum and thalamus was recorded.

“The hope that we have is that ultimately our work will help to guide better treatment decisions and tailor individualized therapy for patients suffering from depression,” Sacher said. This new study will help in clinical studies of patients suffering from depression.

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This Family Always Knew There Was A Metal Door In Their Backyard. Well, They Finally Opened It…


A Wisconsin family who had been living in their home for over a decade, knew the whole time that there was a hidden metal door in the ground in the backyard, but somehow were never tempted to open it and see what was inside or where it led to. Until one day, after all these years, they decided to crack open the metal hatch and discover the mystery behind the door.

The Zwick family were stunned to find out that this was the entrance to a Cold War-era fallout shelter buried right there, in their backyard. A ladder led them down into a bunker, which was a treasure trove, chock full of interesting items from the past.

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Two Wrongs Don't Make A Right


O’Malley Stops By Gay Pride Festival, Hits Other Campaign Events In South Carolina

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) stopped by a gay pride festival in South Carolina on Saturday as part of a campaign swing with the state’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee.

O’Malley, who successfully championed a same-sex marriage bill in Maryland in 2012, was in the Palmetto State on behalf of Vincent Sheheen, a state senator who is trying to derail the reelection bid of Gov. Nikki Haley (R). The trip was the latest in busy stretch of travel for the Maryland governor, who is weighing a 2016 White House bid.

An aide said O’Malley appeared at the South Carolina Pride festival in Columbia for about a half hour at the request of Sheheen.

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What Planet?


‘F*** the Police’: Communists, Radicals Spotted Throughout Climate March in New York City Demanding ‘Revolution, Nothing Less’

Tens-of-thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of New York City Sunday to demand political leaders take action on climate change.

While the protest remained peaceful, much of the “People’s Climate March” appeared to be made up of fringe elements of the political left.

Dozens of signs denouncing capitalism were spotted at the demonstration, often held by self-proclaimed socialists.

“Capitalism is destroying the planet,” a sticker on one woman’s shirt read, “We need revolution, nothing less.”

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Comparison Of Two Recoveries


Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 20 Years



PRESS RELEASE

SALISBURY HEROIN DEALER SENTENCED TO TWENTY YEARS IN PRISON

            On September 22, 2014, Arnold Darnall Miles, Sr., age 48, of Salisbury, Maryland, was convicted and sentenced on one count of possession with the intent to distribute heroin.  A Wicomico County Circuit Court judge sentenced Miles to the maximum sentence of 20 years in the Maryland Division of Corrections.   

Miles had been pending charges related to a drug investigation conducted by members of the Maryland State Police Gang Enforcement Unit and members of the Salisbury Police Department’s Safe Streets Unit.  On March 19, 2014, Miles was arrested after a substantial amount of heroin was discovered during the course of a traffic stop.  While out on bond in that case, investigators learned that Miles had returned to selling heroin.  Based upon intelligence gathered during their investigation, investigators secured a search and seizure warrant for Miles’ Salisbury residence.  On May 3, 2014, investigators executed that search and seizure warrant upon Miles’ residence which resulted in the seizure of a large amount of heroin, multiple digital scales, a fake soda can with a hollow center used to conceal heroin, and $528 in U.S. currency. 

On August 20, 2014, Miles was convicted of possession with the intent to distribute heroin in relation to the March 19, 2014 traffic stop.  A Wicomico County Circuit Court judge sentenced Miles to the maximum sentence of 20 years in the Maryland Division of Corrections.  On September 22, 2014, Miles appeared in court in relation to the May 3rd event and was sentenced to another 20 years of active incarceration consecutive to the sentence imposed in August.  Miles’ new conviction represents his seventh drug related conviction, his fifth drug related felony conviction, and his twelfth criminal conviction since 1986. 

Wicomico County State’s Attorney Matthew A. Maciarello commended the Maryland State Police Gang Enforcement Unit and the Salisbury Police Department’s Safe Streets Unit for their work in the investigation and prosecution of this case.  Mr. Maciarello also thanked Assistant State’s Attorney James L. Britt who prosecuted Miles in both cases.  

            For more information or for an interview please call the Office of the State’s Attorney at (410) 548-4880 or visit www.wicomicosao.com. 

SPD Press Release 9-22-14 (Shoplifting)


Unfortunate Reality Today


Coming Home To Your Dog Is Reason Enough To Never Drink And Drive

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Phones In Church

A man from Topeka , Kansas decided to write a book about churches around the country. He started by flying to San Francisco and started working east from there. Going to a very large church, he began taking photographs and making notes.

He spotted a golden telephone on the vestibule wall and was intrigued with a sign, which read"Calls $10,000 a minute."

Seeking out the pastor he asked about the phone and the sign. The pastor answered that this golden phone is, in fact, a direct line to heaven and if he pays the price he can talk directly to
GOD.

The man thanked the pastor and continued on his way. As he continued to visit churches in Seattle , Phoenix , Salt Lake City , Denver , Oklahoma City, and around the United States , he found more phones, with the same sign, and the same answer from each pastor.

Finally, he arrived in Wicomico County,Maryland . Upon entering a little church called Trinity United Methodist Church-and behold - he saw the usual golden telephone. But THIS time, the sign read "Calls 35 cents."

Fascinated, he asked to talk to the pastor. "Sir, I have been in cities all across the country and in each church I have found this golden telephone and have been told it is a direct line to Heaven and that I could talk to GOD, but in the other churches the cost was $10,000 a minute. Your sign reads only 35 cents a call. Why?"

I love this part...............

The pastor, smiling benignly, replied, "Son, you're in Maryland now. This is God's Country. It's a local call."

The Nobel Peace Prize Winner Insists on Illegal War

Just because Congress wants to do something insane and illegal does not mean that the President must be complicit in breaking the law. But Barack Obama is all in with violating international law and engaging in a public act of war against Syria, a country that has not threatened us or attacked us.

Hiding behind the fig leaf of arming “moderate” Islamic rebels, who want to oust Bashir Assad, to fight “radical” Islamic rebels, who also want to get rid of Assad, Obama is actually committing America and her stature to ousting the Syrian leader. If there is such a thing as karma, we are totally screwed.

Rand Paul is one of the few politicians in Washington with the courage and integrity to stand against this madness:

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Oct 13th 1975 newspaper clipping

Maybe you are expecting paint on the lily or gilt on fine metal? This is concise and timeless.

American voters don’t get it.

Hillary Clinton To Host Anthony Brown Fundraiser

Hillary Rodham Clinton is coming to Maryland later this month for a fundraiser for Democratic gubernatorial nominee Anthony G. Brown, according to an invitation sent to Brown supporters on Friday.

The Sept. 30 event with the possible 2016 presidential candidate is scheduled to be held at a private residence in Potomac, the invitation says. Tickets start at $1,000 per person.

Former president Bill Clinton headlined a fundraiser in May for Brown, the state’s lieutenant governor. Organizers said that event generated close to $1 million for Brown’s gubernatorial campaign.

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Executive Branch Seizes Money from US Citizens

How Federal "Equitable Sharing" Encourages Local Police and Prosecutors to Evade State Civil Forfeiture Law for Financial Gain
By Dick M. Carpenter II, Ph.D., Larry Salzman and Lisa Knepper
October 2011

This report examines a federal law enforcement practice known as “equitable sharing.” It enables—indeed, encourages—state and local police and prosecutors to circumvent the civil forfeiture laws of their states for financial gain.

Civil forfeiture is the government power to take property suspected of involvement in a crime. Unlike criminal forfeiture—used to take the ill-gotten gains of criminal activity after a criminal conviction—with civil forfeiture, police can take property without so much as charging the owner with any wrongdoing.

Owners caught up in civil forfeiture proceedings typically have few legal rights, while police and prosecutors enjoy all the advantages. Worse, most state and federal laws award the law enforcement agencies that take the property at least a cut, if not all, of the proceeds. This direct financial incentive and the limited safeguards for owners combine to encourage the taking of property.

Equitable sharing makes this bad situation worse. Through equitable sharing, police and prosecutors can take property from citizens under federal civil forfeiture law instead of their own state laws. From the perspective of law enforcement, this is a good deal: Federal law makes civil forfeiture both relatively easy and rewarding, with as much as 80 percent of proceeds returned to the seizing agency.

Thus, with equitable sharing, state and local law enforcement can take and profit from property they might not be able to under state law. If a state provides owners greater protections or bars law enforcement from directly benefiting from forfeitures, agencies can simply turn to federal law.

Recent research published in the Journal of Criminal Justice shows this is exactly what agencies do when faced with stricter and less generous state forfeiture laws—they turn to the feds and keep on pocketing forfeiture money.

And the problem is growing worse. Between 2000 and 2008, equitable sharing payments from the U.S. Department of Justice to state and local law enforcement doubled from about $200 million to $400 million. And data from two states, Massachusetts and California, indicate that these figures underestimate the true extent of equitable sharing nationwide.

Forfeiture reform is desperately needed at all levels. But for state reforms to have lasting effects, law enforcement must not be allowed to use equitable sharing to disregard state law. State and local law enforcement should have to follow state law.

Executive Branch Seizes Money from US Citizens

Times continue to be terrifyingly desperate for fiscally insolvent federal and state governments.  Following recent news that the U.S. government made savings & retirement accounts a prime target for confiscation, we now have this bombshell from the Washington Post: The executive branch of government has seized money from thousands of innocent U.S. citizens with absolutely no due process. Police departments around the country, at the command of the Justice Department & Homeland Security, have confiscated money from over 200,000 citizens – in some cases tens of thousands of dollars – even though many of them committed no crime!  Why?  Because our state & federal governments are broke, bankrupt and in desperate need of capital.  Just like this administration, law enforcement is shredding the Constitution and rule of law.  The Police State is now being expanded to unlawfully gain access to citizens' money.  Experts advise that you have only ONE choice if you want to protect your savings and retirement from the eventual overreach of government confiscations and seizures.
Government on the Brink of Disaster
The U.S. government and the Fed pumped trillions of dollars of YOUR money into the banks and stock market over the last several years, catapulting the U.S. debt to $28 trillion by 2018. But now, the U.S. government and the Fed are completely out of ammo, with the Fed no longer able to buy U.S. treasuries.  They desperately need money to maintain their own power, and taxes are not enough.  So government officials are doing everything they can to keep the Ponzi scheme going, such as seizing the public’s money through inflation, deficits, and outright confiscation.
The 4th Amendment under Siege
The 4th Amendment of the Constitution reads clearly:  “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated.”  But according to the shocking Washington Post report, the 4th Amendment is under siege.
Unknown to most citizens, police officers around the country received training and financial support from the departments of Homeland Security and Justice to engage in the practice of “highway interdiction” – which involves the police using minor infractions as an excuse to stop citizens, request warrantless searches, and seize cash.  In most cases, no crime has been committed and the police never make an arrest.
As part of highway interdiction, the enforcers within the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government – the police – have seized an enormous amount of money from innocent U.S. citizens through a Justice Department program known as “Equitable Sharing.”  Equitable sharing, the federal government’s largest asset forfeiture program, gives the executive branch of government the authority to confiscate your money without due process, even if you’ve committed no crime!
The Washington Post obtained a database from the Justice Department containing details about 212,000 seizures through the Equitable Sharing Program, likely totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars or more. The following are just a few of the horrifying cases exposed by the Washington Post:
  • Police confiscated $32,000 from a New York man after stopping him because he had a cracked windshield
  • Police confiscated $17,550 from a Virginia man after stopping him because his car windows were tinted
  • Police confiscated $13,000 from a North Carolina man after stopping him for no offense whatsoever
  • Police confiscated $2,400 from a Nevada man after stopping him for no offense whatsoever

The US Ponzi Economy

Excerpted from John Hussman's Weekly Market Comment,

When the most persistent, most aggressive, and most sizeable actions of policymakers are those that discourage saving, promote debt-financed consumption, and encourage the diversion of scarce savings to yield-seeking financial speculation rather than productive investment, the backbone that supports a rising standard of living is broken.
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Meanwhile, financial repression by the Federal Reserve has held interest rates at zero, discouraging savings while encouraging and enabling households to go more deeply into debt. Various forms of deficit-financed government assistance and unemployment compensation have also been used to make up the shortfall, allowing consumption, and by extension, corporate revenues and profits, to be sustained. As long-term economic prospects have deteriorated, the illusion of prosperity has been maintained through soaring indebtedness, coupled with yield-seeking speculation in risky assets that has repeatedly (albeit not always immediately) been followed by crashes throughout history

The U.S. Ponzi Economy is one where domestic workers are underemployed and consume beyond their means, household and government debt make up the shortfall, corporate profits expand to a record share of GDP as competitive pressures are reduced and cheap goods and labor are outsourced, corporations both accumulate the debt of other companies and issue new debt of their own, primarily to repurchase their own shares at escalating valuations, our trading partners (particularly China and Japan) become our largest creditors and accumulate trillions of dollars of claims that can effectively be traded for U.S. property and future output, Fed policy encourages the yield-seeking diversion of scarce savings toward speculation in risky securities, and as with every Ponzi scheme, everyone is happy as long as nobody seeks to be repaid.

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White House Gets Wake-Up Call: Secret Report From Ex-Goldman Housing Maven Warns Of Coming Price Plunge

Former Goldman Sachs executive Joshua Pollard sent a sobering 18-page report to the White House on September 17th warning of a potential downturn in home prices that could put the country back into a recession before the ripples of the previous one settle.

According to Pollard, the former head of the Goldman’s housing research team, home price appreciation is outpacing income, and the United States is on the brink of a 15 percent decline in home prices over the next three years. Rising interest rates and values will cause already overvalued homes (Pollard says values are 12 percent higher than they should be) to be even further out of sync with reality and generate an unnatural surplus that will itself lead to a slowdown in investor purchases.

Flipped homes have declined 50 percent in the last year, and home flippers are losing money outright in New York City, San Francisco, and Las Vegas according to the report.

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SPD Press Release 9-22-14 (Shore Stop Burglary)


MSP Press Release 9-22-14 (Lionel Frederick)




SOMERSET COUNTY MAN ARRESTED ON ASSAULT CHARGES

(Princess Anne, MD) Maryland State Police arrest a Somerset County man in Princess Anne on assault charges.

The accused is identified as Lionel Frederick, of the 11,000 block of Beechwood Street, in Princess Anne. Frederick is charged with first and second degree assault. Frederick was taken before a District Court Commissioner and held on a $50,000 dollar bond.

The victim is identified as Marquis Cotton, 24, of the 30,000 block of Hampton Avenue in Princess Anne. He refused medical treatment at the scene.

The victim informed police a dispute began on Saturday, September 20, 2014 when Frederick came to his home in Princess Anne and attacked him with mace in his front yard. The victim also reported Frederick driving a van into his yard and striking him.

Police continue to interview witnesses. The investigation continues…


'God, Get Me Home to My Girls': Navy SEAL Shot 27 Times by Al Qaeda Tells His Amazing Survival Story

On the night of April 6, 2007, in Iraq’s Anbar Province, Navy SEAL Sr. Chief Mike Day came face-to-face with four heavily armed Al Qaeda leaders inside a room.

Despite being shot 27 times at close range, Day was able to defeat the terrorists, clear the rest of the house and walk under his own power to a medevac helicopter.

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POLICE BARGE INTO INNOCENT WOMAN’S HOME TO MAKE ARREST OVER GRASS LENGTH – VIDEO


The incident occurred on May 29, 2013. Robyn Ruckman discovered that no less than five police officers were waiting outside. Two were from the Turtle Creek Police Department, two were from East Pittsburgh Police, and one was from the Allegheny County Housing Authority.

As Ms. Ruckman answered the door, police treated her rudely and started making demands. She told them her name but that wasn’t good enough. They wanted her to produce ID.

“You know, I don’t even see a nametag,” Ruckman told the lead officer.

“I don’t give a sh*t what you see. Go get your ID,” the officer growled. “You see that?! It says POLICE.”

After asking them to stay outside, officers barged into her home.

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Roger Goodell take Note: There’s no pleasing Liberals out to destroy the NFL

Roger Goodell, a good Liberal, might be learning a painful lesson that he’s joined the ranks of Wal*Mart, the Koch brothers, and Republicans as enemies of the Leftist world.

No amount of apologies will ever be enough. Ask Don Imus.

No amount of football players wearing pink will ever placate Feminists calling for his head.

The NFL has become a whipping boy because Leftist are unhappy the Washington Redskins are still called the Washington Redskins. It doesn’t matter to Liberals that poll after poll show that an overwhelming majority of Americans have no problem with the term “Redskins”. The media doesn’t like it and their opinion should carry the day.

My advice to Goodell is to hold firm and tell these sanctimonious Libs to go take a flying leap.

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SECRET WEAPON TO TAKE OVER AMERICA REVEALED

No need for 'violent jihad' with this in their arsenal

Much has been reported about Latin Americans sneaking across the U.S. southern border, but there may be a greater danger looming in America’s heartland in the form of nearly 2 million Muslims who have made their way to the U.S. since 1992.

And, unlike the surge at the southern border, most of those coming from the Middle East have done so legally, with the full support of the U.S. federal government.

Scholars such as Robert Spencer, Pamela Geller and Daniel Pipes have warned for years of the Muslim Brotherhood’s doctrine of immigration, or “al-hijra,” as the long-term strategy to transform America into a different type of society – one that subjugates all other religions under Islam.

Now, another man has stepped up to sound the alarm. And his credentials make him hard to ignore.

Dr. Mark Christian, an obstetrician and former Egyptian Muslim with direct family ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, is talking a lot these days about “stealth jihad.” He says it’s the Brotherhood’s way of exploiting liberal immigration policies while working relentlessly through various Islamic front groups to pressure government, education and religious institutions to make concessions to Islam.

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ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCHER: WIND INDUSTRY RIDDLED WITH 'ABSOLUTE CORRUPTION'

A Mexican ecologist has blown the whistle on the corruption, lies and incompetence of the wind industry - and on the massive environmental damage it causes in the name of saving the planet.

Patricia Mora, a research professor in coastal ecology and fisheries science at the National Institute of Technology in Mexico, has been studying the impact of wind turbines in the Tehuantepec Isthmus in southern Mexico, an environmentally sensitive region which has the highest concentration of wind farms in Latin America.

The turbines, she says in an interview with Truthout, have had a disastrous effect on local flora and fauna.

When a project is installed, the first step is to "dismantle" the area, a process through which all surrounding vegetation is eliminated. This means the destruction of plants and sessilities - organisms that do not have stems or supporting mechanisms - and the slow displacement over time of reptiles, mammals, birds, amphibians, insects, arachnids, fungi, etc. Generally we perceive the macro scale only, that is to say, the large animals, without considering the small and even microscopic organisms...

....After the construction is finalized, the indirect impact continues in the sense that ecosystems are altered and fragmented. As a result, there is a larger probability of their disappearance, due to changes in the climate and the use of soil.

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Why Is Obama’s Gov’t Giving Grenade Launchers and Tanks to High Schools?

“Militarized police” have been a hot national topic ever since the mess in Ferguson, Missouri erupted in August and the nation has been questioning why police forces have been able to buy surplus military equipment from the Pentagon. But this week we discovered that police aren’t the only ones getting these tanks, grenade launchers, and sniper rifles. Shockingly we’ve now found out that some high schools have too!
Come on, why does a school need a tank or grenade launcher?

After police responded to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri with armored vehicles and sniper rifles last month, many decried how the federal government had militarized local law enforcement.

But it’s not just the cops. The government has also been sending military equipment to schools.

It’s called the Department of Defense’s Excess Property Program, or the 1033 program, and it’s been giving military weapons like grenade launchers and M16 rifles to at least 20 schools since 1997.

The San Diego Unified School District, for example, received a mine-resistant vehicle, according to the Huffington Post. Police Captain Joseph Florentino said the vehicle would be used “to get into any hostile situation and pull kids out.”

There is no excuse for this. Why do we need militarized schools?

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Gubenatorial Candidate Urges Motorists to Vote For Question One

This November, in addition to voting for candidates for the state legislate and for governor, voters will have the opportunity to vote on a ballot question to create an amendment to the state constitution which would limit the legislature's ability to divert money from the Transportation Trust Fund.

Question 1 will be worded on ballots as follows:

Limits the use of Transportation Trust Funds to the payment of principal and interest on transportation bonds and for constructing and maintaining an adequate highway system or any other transportation-related purpose. Also prohibits the transfer of Transportation Trust Funds into the General Fund or a special fund of the State, except for: (1) an allocation or use of highway user revenues for local governments or (2) a transfer of funds to the Maryland Transportation Authority or the Maryland Transportation Authority Fund. Transportation Trust Funds may be used for non-transportation related purposes or transferred to the general fund or a special fund only if the Governor declares a fiscal emergency and the General Assembly approves legislation, by a three fifths vote of both houses, concurring with the use or transfer of the funds.

While the proposed amendment may be imperfect, since it is still possible for funds to be diverted from the Transportation Trust Fund by a 3/4 vote of the legislature and still allows gas taxes and tolls to be used on "any other transportation-related purpose" besides just roads, this still represents a significant strengthening of the protection of transportation funds and is better than the current situation. There is currently a very low bar for the legislature to tap transportation funds to address budget shortfalls in other areas and requiring a 3/5 vote in both houses is a step in the right direction. The Maryland Drivers Alliance believes motorists should vote for Question 1.
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College Student Told to Remove American Flag from Balcony, it “Could Offend Foreign Students”

In Mexico, you fly the Mexican flag, in France you fly the French flag, so why have people recently come under attack for flying the American flag… in America? The latest case of this patriotic back-hand is a San Diego University sophomore being told to remove the American flag from his balcony, because it might offend some of the foreign students living in the same apartment complex.

Brad Smith, who had just moved into the Boulevard 63 apartment complex in San Diego last month, told ABC 10 News that he received a written notice to remove the flag a few days ago.

“We were then told that it was for political reasons and that the flag could offend foreign people that live here, foreign exchange students,” Smith said. “I’ve had friends and family fight to defend that flag.”

While Smith’s lease agreement with the apartment’s management does have a clause that says “no signs or other personal propertymay be kept outside the premises,” attorney Christian Curry told ABC. that the clause comes close to infringing on First Amendment rights.

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