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Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Amazing

I will no longer be impressed by a car speeding down the highway, with a double mattress tied on the roof.




Muslim Teen Doesn’t Like What This Girl is Wearing

A shocking video is spreading across the Internet, as the “refugee
crisis continues to surge with Muslim men flooding into Europe from the Middle East.

Video of the incident was uploaded to Facebook after taking place in Rotterdam, Netherlands. In the clip, a Muslim man approached a woman to object to her choice of outfit, thinking she was dressed immodestly – a sleeveless t-shirt. Hardly street-walking attire.

As Mad World News reported, he starts out the conversation by saying, “You dress like a whore,” and it got ugly real fast after that. Understandably the woman’s initial reaction was to argue with the man. But as with so many misogynistic Muslim men, that just set off his rage…

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Poll Results On Police Violence Tend To Be Racially Divided

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Marylanders are weighing in on who is likely to be at fault in violent police encounters.

Pat Warren has results of a new poll.

Marylanders were asked what they think is the bigger cause of violent encounters between the public and the police.

The man at the center of one struggle with police last month is charged with assaulting the officers. Also last month, an officer was charged with assaulting a man during an arrest. Two examples of incidents escalating to violence.

Is it the attitude of police?

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VETERANS ADMINISTRATION REFORMS THAT WILL MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN

The Goals Of Donald J. Trump’s Veterans Plan
The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is absolutely unacceptable. Over 300,000 veterans died waiting for care. Corruption and incompetence were excused. Politicians in Washington have done too little too slowly to fix it. This situation can never happen again, and when Donald J. Trump is president, it will be fixed – fast.
The guiding principle of the Trump plan is ensuring veterans have convenient access to the best quality care. To further this principle, the Trump plan will decrease wait times, improve healthcare outcomes, and facilitate a seamless transition from service into civilian life.
The Trump Plan Will:
1. Ensure our veterans get the care they need wherever and whenever they need it. No more long drives. No more waiting for back logs. No more excessive red tape. Just the care and support they earned with their service to our country.
2. Support the whole veteran, not just their physical health care, but also by addressing their invisible wounds, investing in our service members’ post-active duty success, transforming the VA to meet the needs of 21st century service members, and better meeting the needs of our female veterans.
3. Make the VA great again by firing the corrupt and incompetent VA executives who let our veterans down, by modernizing the VA, and by empowering the doctors and nurses to ensure our veterans receive the best care available in a timely manner.

Naval Academy Midshipmen sing, dance in new ‘spirit video’


ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A group of Naval Academy midshipmen can be seen shimmying and strutting while lip-synching to a song they created in their latest spirit video, entitled “Naptown Funk.”

The video was filmed in October in Annapolis, and can now be watched online.

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Salisbury Neighborhood Housing Services to Receive $50,000 from Walmart Foundation Grant

SALISBURY - Today, the Walmart Foundation announced it will provide a $50,000 grant to Salisbury Neighborhood Housing Services (SNHS) through the Foundation’s State Giving Program. The grant will support the nonprofit’s overall mission to increase homeownership in underserved and distressed communities throughout the city of Salisbury. The $50,000 donation will specifically go toward offsetting operating costs associated with the SNHS’ foreclosure, pre-purchase, financial fitness and credit & budget counseling services.

“We are thrilled to receive this award from the Walmart Foundation,” said SNHS Executive Director Cheryl Meadows. “The funds provided will support all of our counseling activities, help broaden our marketing efforts and help us serve the clients of SNHS in a more efficient manner. Whether you want to become a homeowner or you’re already a homeowner that may be facing foreclosure, SNHS offers a safe, no pressure atmosphere where clients can obtain the information they need to be successful.”

As the country's mortgage crisis continues to place area homeowners at risk, SNHS offers immediate assistance through a series of strategies and programs. SNHS has developed a comprehensive response to the foreclosure crisis that includes community education, outreach to at-risk homeowners, foreclosure mitigation counseling services and strategic partnerships.
“The Walmart Foundation is committed to providing opportunities for individuals to live a quality life, and we understand that organizations like Salisbury Neighborhood Housing Services are helping to build stronger communities by supporting the individuals within it,” said Walmart Director of Public Affairs Jennifer Hoehn. “We’re pleased that Salisbury Neighborhood Housing Services members and participants will be positively impacted by this grant and that a population whose needs are often overlooked due to budgetary constraints will be helped.”

The Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program supports organizations that create opportunities so people can live better, awarding grants that have a long-lasting, positive impact on communities in Maryland. In the last fiscal year, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave more than $7.5 million in cash and in-kind contributions to charitable organizations throughout Maryland.

About Philanthropy at Walmart

By using our strengths to help others, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation create opportunities for people to live better every day. We have stores in 27 countries, employing more than 2.2 million associates and doing business with thousands of suppliers who, in turn, employ millions of people. We are helping people live better by accelerating upward job mobility and economic development for the retail workforce; addressing hunger and making healthier, more sustainably-grown food a reality; and building strong communities where we operate and inspiring our associates to give back. Whether it is helping to lead the fight against hunger in the United States with $2 billion in cash and in-kind donations or supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment through a series of grants totaling $10 million to the Women in Factories training program in Bangladesh, China, India and Central America, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are not only working to tackle key social issues, we are also collaborating with others to inspire solutions for long-lasting systemic change. To learn more about Walmart’s giving, visit www.foundation.walmart.com.

About Salisbury Neighborhood Housing Services

Salisbury Neighborhood Housing Service (SNHS) is a 501c(3) non-profit organization serving targeted neighborhoods and populations in the City of Salisbury and surrounding areas. Its mission is to facilitate homeownership and community investment opportunities that build pride and confidence among residents and partners and transform City of Salisbury neighborhoods and surrounding areas into thriving and attractive communities. For more information about SNHS, visit www.salisburynhs.org or call 410/543-4626.

‘You Guys Can Leave, but You Can’t Take Your Daughter’: New Parents Living Through Post-Delivery Nightmare

A Cleveland couple is fighting to get their newborn daughter back after she tested positive for a byproduct of marijuana when the hospital issued a drug test without the parents’ permission.

Hollie Sanford told WJW-TV that she suffered from debilitating morning sickness and extreme sciatic nerve pain while she was pregnant with her new daughter, Nova. Doctors initially prescribed opiates, but she and her husband were worried not only about a possible addiction to the drug but also the affects it could have on their unborn child.

So the couple, who also have a son, researched medical marijuana and opted to try a medicinal marijuana tea as a safer and more natural way to quell her pain.

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DARPA To Hold Cyber Grand Challenge Event

DARPA will hold the world’s first all-computer Capture the Flag tournament in which automated systems may take the first steps toward a defensible, connected future. DARPA’s goal for the CGC is to spur an automation revolution in computer security so machines can discover, confirm and fix software flaws within seconds, instead of waiting up to a year as is typical under the current human-centric system. DARPA believes these capabilities are essential if the nation and world are to take full advantage of the increasingly interlinked big-data revolution while protecting data and processes—especially as more and more devices, including vehicles and homes, get connected to the “Internet of Things.” Seven teams from across the United States have qualified to compete in the Final Event. Nearly $4 million in prizes are at stake—along with the chance to help revolutionize cybersecurity going forward. The winning team will receive $2 million; second place will earn $1 million; and third place will earn $750,000. The CGC Final Event will take place August 4, 2016, live on stage co-located with the DEF CON 24 conference in Las Vegas. 

Governor Larry Hogan Reopens Maryland State Police Barrack "J" in Annapolis

Fulfills Promise Made During Legislative Session

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today joined Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel William Pallozzi to officially reopen the Maryland State Police Annapolis Barrack. To mark the occasion, the governor presented Colonel Pallozzi with keys to the barrack, in front of an audience that included retired and current troopers who had previously worked at the barrack, as well as other local and state allied law enforcement officials.
In reopening the barrack, Governor Hogan fulfilled a promise made during the 2015 legislative session, and reaffirmed the administration’s commitment to making sure that the Maryland State Police remains among the most effective, trusted, and respected police force in the United States. Earlier this year, Governor Hogan also budgeted for the State Police to hire 100 new troopers, 50 of whom are currently in training.


“Our administration is committed to making sure Maryland's Finest have all the resources they need to continue their excellent service,” Governor Larry Hogan said. "Reopening Barrack 'J' is a step in the right direction, and will allow our police to better serve the citizens of Annapolis and the state at-large."


Governor Hogan originally announced the administration’s plan to reopen the barrack at Colonel Pallozzi’s swearing-in ceremony in March. Today’s announcement marked the beginning of Maryland State Police around-the-clock operations at the Annapolis barrack. Road patrol troopers, criminal investigators, and other State Police personnel are currently working out of the barrack, and a duty officer is now present at the barrack at all times. Although the Annapolis barrack was first opened in 1972, it was later closed in 2008 by the previous administration.


Wicomico War Memorial Committee Hosts Veterans Day Ceremony at the WY&CC

Salisbury, MD – The Wicomico War Memorial Committee invites the community to join them in honoring military veterans at a ceremony on Wednesday, November 11 at 11 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the Wicomico County War Memorial located directly in front of the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center at 500 Glen Avenue in Salisbury, Md. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held inside the Civic Center.

The ceremony, which is being coordinated by the Wicomico County War Memorial Committee, includes patriotic music, prayer and remembrance to honor all veterans. Veterans Day is set aside to thank and honor living veterans who served honorably in the military, in wartime or peacetime.

Many Americans confuse this holiday with Memorial Day, which honors service members who died in service to their country or as a direct result of injuries incurred while in battle. Veteran’s Day, initially termed Armistice Day, was created to honor World War I veterans and celebrate the official ending of the First World War which occurred at 11 a.m. on November 11, 1918. In 1954, after having been through both World War II and the Korean War, legislation was approved by the 83rd US Congress to change the name from Armistice Day to Veterans Day – thereby making November 11 a day in which all American veterans of wars could be honored.

The Wicomico War Memorial at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center is a fitting location for this ceremony as the Civic Center is itself a living war memorial to all veterans. At the outside Wicomico War Memorial, flags from each service branch, along with a United States, Maryland, Wicomico County and the POW-MIA flag proudly fly over a brick wall displaying bronze plagues with the names of Wicomico County’s fallen veterans from World War II and beyond. To learn more about the Wicomico County War Veterans Memorial and the men and women it was built to honor visit http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/about-the-center/war-memorial.

Experts Decipher Message on Jar Found Where David Killed Goliath… Confirms Key Part of Scripture

After three years, Israeli archaeologists have pieced together several ceramic fragments uncovered during a dig in the Valley of Elah, a place best known for the battle between David and Goliath as described in 1 Samuel.

The Israeli Antiquities Authority made an announcement Tuesday about the discovery and deciphering of the ancient text found on a 3,000-year-old jar reconstructed from the fragments.

Yosef Garfinkel from Hebrew University’s Institute of Archaeology and Saar Ganor of the Israel Antiquities Authority led an excavation in 2012 during which time the archaeologists foundpotsherds with individual letters of Canaanite script inscribed on them.

The individual potsherds were then carefully pieced together and experts in the language were able to decipher the text which spelled out a name: Eshba’al Ben Bada’.

What makes this find so significant is that, according to the Israeli researchers, this was the first time an inscription of “Eshba’al” — which appears in the Bible — has been found in an archaeological excavation in Israel.

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I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy 2015

Countdown: District Has 30 Days to Change Transgender Student Locker Room Policy or Lose Federal Funds

Uncle Sam isn’t going to let schools place certain restrictions on how transgender students use a single-sex locker room.

A school district near Chicago, Palatine 211, provides numerous accommodations for transgender students. The district calls the students by requested names, honors selected gender (including allowing them to play on the sports teams of the gender they identify as belonging to), and permits them to use single-sex bathrooms, since stalls ensure privacy.

But the federal government has decided the district is still guilty of violating Title IX, the law prohibiting sex-based discrimination, over certain locker room restrictions.

“District 211 is not excluding transgender students from their gender-identified locker room,” said district superintendent Daniel Cates in a statement. “Though our position has been inaccurately reported, a transgender student may use his or her gender-identified locker room simply by utilizing individual measures of privacy when changing clothes or taking showers.”

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WICOMICO COUNTY HEALTH OFFICER RECEIVES 2015 OUTSTANDING RURAL HEALTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Left to right: Bob Culver, Wicomico County Executive & Lori Brewster, Wicomico County Health Officer

(Salisbury, MD)
On Thursday, October 29, 2015, Wicomico County Health Officer Lori Brewster was presented with the 2015 Outstanding Rural Health Achievement Award. This annual award is presented by the Maryland Rural Health Association, a nonprofit organization that educates and advocates for the optimal health of rural communities and their residents.

Mrs. Brewster was nominated by Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver for her active involvement in numerous community programs and her service on numerous state level committees such as the State Drug and Alcohol Council, an appointment by the Governor. Mrs. Brewster has played an instrumental role in development of programs that directly impact the health of county residents. After developing jail mental health programs in Wicomico and Dorchester counties, Lori led the merging of Wicomico mental health and substance use programs into an integrated behavioral health program. Lori also established programming to address heroin issues in the community and programs to reduce hypertension and diabetes, both of which were identified as public health issues through a Community Health Assessment.

“Lori is to be commended for her efforts to improve the health of the residents of Wicomico County,” says Dr. James Cockey, Deputy Health Officer for Wicomico County. Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver adds “Wicomico County is fortunate to have Lori Brewster as our Health Officer.”

Mom Steals Candy From Kids - Halloween 2015


Away from home, we left full-sized candy bars outside with a note, "Help yourself but be considerate!" We figured a group of kids would probably end up taking all of the candy at one point during the night, but everyone was really considerate...until this upstanding mother came to save the day.

ISLAMIC INVASION PULLS TRIGGER: EUROPE NOW SCRAMBLES FOR GUNS

Many 'now wish they had a 2nd Amendment'

Austrians are arming themselves at record rates in an effort to defend their households against feared attacks from Muslim invaders.

Tens of thousands of Muslim “refugees” have poured into Austria from Hungary and Slovenia in recent months on their way to Germany and Sweden, two wealthy European countries that have laid out the welcome mat for migrants. More than a million will end up in Germany alone by the end of this year, according to estimates from the German government.

Obtaining a working firearm and ammunition in Germany, Britain, Denmark and the Netherlands is practically impossible for the average citizen. Germany, for instance, requires a psychological evaluation, the purchase of liability insurance and verifiable compliance with strict firearms storage and safety rules. And self-defense is not even a valid reason to purchase a gun in these countries.

Governor Larry Hogan Reopens Maryland State Police Barrack "J" in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today joined Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel William Pallozzi to officially reopen the Maryland State Police Annapolis Barrack.
Read the full press release here.

Governor Larry Hogan: Correcting a Mistake

Anonymous Begins Exposing Politicians with Ties to the KKK

Over the last week, the hacktivist group known as Anonymous has been saying that they will expose some 1,000 United States politicians who have ties to the KKK.

On Monday morning, just past midnight, the hackers made true on their “threat.”

In a video posted to the We are Anonymous Facebook page Monday, the group began to release the names of those they claim have ties to the KKK.

In the video, Anonymous states that they are not going to release the home addresses of the politicians in fear of violent retaliation against the accused racists. But the group did release the politicians’ full name, the municipalities in which they work, and the addresses of their political offices.

While the video doesn’t come close to the promised 1,000 names, Anonymous did release a partial list.

It is rumored that Anonymous plans to release all the names on the 5th of November, also known as Guy Fawkes Night. Anonymous is synonymous with Guy Fawkes as the popular mask is used to shield the faces of its members during their broadcasts and protests.

Below is the partial list released by Anonymous as well as the video in which they were named. The list was posted with the following statement:

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Wicomico County Executive Announces Successful Bond Closing

‘World’s most expensive gas station’ cost taxpayers $43M

American tax payers are on the hook for a $43 million gas station constructed in Afghanistan — a price tag that’s about $42.5 million higher than it should’ve been, and the Department of Defense can’t explain why, according to a new government report.

“The DOD charged the American taxpayer $43 million for what is likely the world’s most expensive gas station,” Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko said, ahead of the release of the SIGAR report today. “DOD spent $43 million on the gas station, without determining it would be a good idea, and now claims it knows nothing about the project.”

The SIGAR report details the planning and construction of a compressed natural gas (CNG) station in the Afghan city of Sheberghan, part of a larger Downstream Gas Utilization Project designed to take advantage of Afghanistan’s natural gas reserves. The gas station itself was meant to prove that CNG stations were a viable alternative to imported petroleum for Afghan vehicles.

SIGAR found that in other countries, for example in Pakistan next door, the total cost for constructing a CNG station can be up to $500,000 — not the astronomical $43 million the DOD paid.

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Adams County rancher shot and killed by deputies

COUNCIL, Idaho -- Idaho State Police are investigating after a Council rancher was shot and killed Sunday by deputies with the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

The incident began when a Subaru station wagon crashed into a bull on US 95 north of Council at about 6:45 p.m. Emergency responders and Adams County deputies responded and were working to extricate the two people inside the car. Adams County Sheriff Ryan Zollman said the bull, which was injured in the collision, started charging at emergency responders and other vehicles.

"The bull was very agitated and was aggressive to emergency services, as well as the other cars coming up and down the highway," he said.

Deputies were getting ready to put the animal down when the bull's owner, 62-year-old Jack Yantis, arrived on the scene with a rifle. Zollman said dispatchers had called Yantis after the crash, telling him that the bull that was hit appeared to be his, and was down on the highway near his house.

What happened next is still under investigation, but Zollman said there was an altercation and Yantis and both deputies all fired their weapons.

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Machine #2 At Asbury Church Malfunctioning

Salisbury News just learned that the electronic machine #2 at Asbury Church is not working properly. The voter had to push the more button THREE times in order to get it to function.

Man, 22, found dead on Eastern Shore was killed in Baltimore County, body moved

Court documents in the killing of a missing Baltimore man whose body was found on the Eastern Shore last week show he was fatally stabbed in Baltimore County while with friends, who later moved his body.

Damon Jennings, 22, a stylist, was reported to have been last seen Oct. 15 with friends leaving a restaurant in Baltimore County, and was missing for two weeks until his body was found Friday on a rural roadside in Eden, Md.

Those friends have now been charged in his killing. Elijah Carroll, 22, and Jazzmine Morton, 21, are charged with first-degree murder and they are being held without bond in Baltimore County. State police said a third person, Kevin Nixon, 22, was charged with accessory after the fact to second-degree murder and is being held in Somerset County on $100,000 bond.

In court documents, police wrote that a wire transfer receipt in Nixon's name was found with Jennings' body. Nixon told investigators that the group was together when Carroll asked Nixon to pull over his vehicle in the area of Warren and Poplar Hill roads in Phoenix, Md.

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My Impression Of The Salisbury Election

Is that Jim Ireton 
or 
Jake Day in the background?

Delmar Public Library Celebrates 75th Anniversary with the Fabulous Hubcaps

Salisbury, MD – The Delmar Public Library is hosting a special celebration in honor of its 75th anniversary at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Friday, Nov. 13 from 7:30 – 11 p.m. The evening features dinner and a performance by The Fabulous Hubcaps.

With an extensive repertoire of Do-Wop group harmony, classic rock and roll, rock-a-billy, Motown and R&B music, The Fabulous Hubcaps are heralded as one of the best nostalgic show bands in the country. The seven piece band shows no signs of slowing down as they continue to captivate audiences with their high energy tributes to original artists like Little Richard, James Brown, Tina Turner, Bobby Darin, Cher, Ray Charles, The Beach Boys, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Elton John and Frank Sinatra to name a few.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Guests are permitted to bring their own spirits. Tickets to the event are $50, and can be purchased by calling 302-846-9894. For more information please visit www.WicomicoCivicCenter.org.

Things You'll Never See

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Religious Accommodation, or Political Favoritism?

For the Obama administration, some religious accommodations are, to borrow a phrase, “more equal than others.”

In Illinois, a jury awarded two Muslim truck drivers $240,000 in damages and back pay after their claims that being forced to transport alcohol constituted religious discrimination were upheld by U.S. District Court Judge James E. Shadid, a Barack Obama appointee. The Somalian Muslims, Mahad Abass Mohamed and Abdkiarim Hassan Bulshale, worked for the Star Transport trucking company based in Morton, Illinois, and were fired in 2009.

Shadid made his ruling in March, when Star Transport admitted liability. Yet the most telling element of the case was that both men were represented by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which took up the case in 2013.

The EEOC asserted Star Transport had violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which requires accommodations for employees' religious convictions provided those accommodations do not present an “undue hardship.” The EEOC insisted its investigation revealed the trucking company “could have readily avoided assigning these employees to alcohol delivery without any undue hardship, but chose to force the issue despite the employees' Islamic religion.”

A jarring note of boasting was added by EEOC General Counsel David Lopez following the decision:

“EEOC is proud to support the rights of workers to equal treatment in the workplace without having to sacrifice their religious beliefs or practices,” he said. “This is fundamental to the American principles of religious freedom and tolerance.”

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Atheist: Okay to Disparage Christians, But Islam Off-Limits Because of ‘Fear’

(CNSNews) – An atheist professor said Tuesday that it’s acceptable to criticize Christians but not Muslims, because he does not “fear” retaliation from Christians.

“I know what keeps me from critiquing Islam on my blog is just fear,” Phil Zuckerman said at a discussion on religious liberty at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. “I’ve got three kids.

“So I know I can say anything about Christianity or Mormonism, and I’m not living in fear, which is a testament to Christianity and Mormonism, and that’s wonderful. Thank you,” said Zuckerman, who is a self-described atheist and professor of secular studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif.

Kirsten Powers, a Democratic pundit, recent convert to Catholicism and author of the book “How the Left Is Killing Free Speech,” said at the event that she does not understand why Muslims can oppose same-sex marriage and not be targeted by the Left for it, but calling out Christians for their beliefs is acceptable.

Powers cited the hidden video recordings made earlier this year by Steven Crowder, who asked Muslim bakers in Michigan if they would bake a cake for a same-sex wedding and they refused.

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Berlin Ag Parcel, Former Golf Course Sold At Foreclosure Auction

BERLIN – A foreclosure auction resulted in the sale of two well-known Berlin properties last week.

The large piece of land known as the Davis-Taylor farm and the adjacent Beach Club Golf Course were both featured in a trustees’ sale hosted by Atlantic Auctions at the Atlantic Hotel Oct. 30. The farmland brought $1.25 million while the golf course brought $1.3 million. Both properties were purchased by investors from across the Bay Bridge.

“I have no plans yet,” said Adham Abouassali, the Frederick resident who purchased the farmland. “I was interested in it because it’s incorporated with the town.”

Abouassali was the winning bidder on the 245-acre piece of farmland, which is made up of four smaller parcels north of Route 50. In all, the land was advertised to contain 191 tillable acres, 160 acres zoned industrial and a remaining 85 acres zoned residential.

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SPD Press Release 11-3-15 (Armed Robbery Investigation)

Deputy AG: It's 'Our Social Responsibility as Citizens' to Give Jobs to Ex-Cons'

(CNSNews) - "It’s hard enough to find a job; just imagine if you have 'convicted felon' on your resume," the nation's deputy attorney general told a gathering at Columbia Law School last week.

In a pitch for criminal justice reform, Sally Quillian Yates said it's "part of our social responsibility as citizens" to ease convicted criminals' transition from prison to a productive life -- and that includes a willingness to hire them.

"While some companies have demonstrated a willingness to look past an applicant’s criminal history, there are more employers who won’t even give an ex-offender a chance to compete. Beyond job opportunities, we need more businesses to take an active role in the re-entry process. We need companies to partner with prisons and re-entry programs, to help ex-offenders move seamlessly from prison life to a productive life.

"Building safe communities is not solely the responsibility of law enforcement. We all have an obligation, as citizens, to give those returning to society an opportunity, just a fighting chance, to live the lives we have.

"So I challenge – and you should challenge – businesses and individuals to see this as part of our social responsibility as citizens – as a necessary step to create a safer and more stable society. It is possible, but only if we convince them to think differently."

(Among the options under consideration -- removing the checkbox on job applications that tell an employer if an applicant has a criminal record.)

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Noonan: The Not-Ready-for-Prime-Time Bush

Like Scott Walker, Jeb couldn’t rise to the demands of the national stage.

We’ll begin with what went wrong with the Republican debate in Boulder, Colo., then look at what went wrong with Jeb Bush.

CNBC’s debate moderators have famously come under fire for questions, statements and a tone that were obnoxious. They were. The moderators seemed intent on trivializing the field. When you say, “Candidate A, you have criticized Candidates B and C, turn to them now and tell them why they’re dopes,” you are presenting yourself as the puppet master and them as puppets. They must either attack their colleagues as instructed and look weak, or push back against the moderator in a way open to charges of defensiveness and cynicism. They can’t win. (Though later one did.)

There’s nothing wrong with mischief from debate moderators, but this was dumb mischief, plonkingly obvious in its ideological hostility. What’s your greatest weakness? Should fantasy football be regulated? These questions were merely shallow.

To Jeb Bush: “Governor, the fact that you’re at the fifth lectern tonight shows how far your stock has fallen in this race, despite the big investment your donors have made.”

Donald Trump uncorking a taunt, right? No! It was moderator John Harwood! He followed up: “Ben Bernanke, who was appointed Fed chairman by your brother, recently wrote a book in which he said he no longer considers himself a Republican because the Republican Party has given in to know-nothing-ism. Is that why you’re having a difficult time in this race?”

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Montgomery County park slaying prompts review of suspect’s parole

The two young men arrested in connection with an Oct. 8 slaying in a Montgomery County park have lengthy arrest records.

One of the men was on parole at the time of the killing. The other received what a Montgomery judge called “an extremely light” sentence in 2011 after being accused of choking a man, robbing him and trying to toss him off a second-floor balcony.

It is impossible to say whether the suspects, Earl Bennette, 24, and Shante Gladden, 22, should both have been behind bars on Oct. 8. Cases against them included an important witness backing out and challenges in knowing exactly what happened when crimes occurred. But in Bennette’s past, key moments when he could have been sent back to state prison came and went.

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Remington Enters Pocket Pistol Market with the RM380

On November 2, Remington Arms Company entered the pocket pistol marketplace with the release of the RM380.

As the name suggests, the RM380 is chambered in .380 auto. It is a double action only (DAO) semi-automatic pistol that weighs in about 12.2 ounces unloaded–12.7 ounce with a Crimson Trace laser affixed. The pistol holds six rounds in the magazine and a seventh round in the chamber.

Breitbart News has had an RM380 for about four weeks for the purposes of testing, shooting, and carrying the pistol concealed to get a feel for it. After a few hundred rounds and daily carry almost nonstop since receiving the gun, we found the gun accurate, ultra-reliable, and so light that carrying it in the front pocket of a pair of cargo shorts is comfortable to the point that you do not even notice you are carrying a gun.

The RM380 has no external safety. Instead, the long trigger pull associated with a DAO pistol fills that role. In fact, for people used to shooting guns like those from Glock or the Smith & Wesson M&P line, the trigger pull on the RM380 will feel noticeably long at first. But as you shoot the pistol you soon figure out how far back you can quickly pull the trigger before slowing and completing the action to release the hammer and fire a round.

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US refuses to share 'proof' of 'Russia striking Syrian hospitals' allegations

100 U.S. cities beg Obama for more Muslim refugees

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, mayor of Baltimore, almost gets teary eyed when she talks about the need to rebuild her city with immigrants and refugees.

It’s an issue that’s close to her heart, but the argument she uses is not new. It’s the same line that is touted by the mayors of other cities, mostly in the Rust Belt, like Baltimore, Minneapolis, Detroit and Pittsburgh.

They crave a steady flow of new immigrants and refugees, they say, because their economies depend on it. Too many of the native-born middle class whites have long since departed for the suburbs.

Baltimore, for instance, has lost a third of its population since 1950. Detroit has lost almost half of its population, and Pittsburgh has also struggled.
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Salisbury MSP Press Release (MVC Involving Serious Bodily Injury)

Worcester County Tea Party Speaker Series and Meeting

Thursday, Nov 12

Monthly meeting, Worcester County Tea Party, speaker series, 7 p.m., Ocean Pines Library. Topic: The Worcester County Tea Party, Four Years Later...Issues Update and Election Year 2016. Free, open to the public.

Event: Worcester County Tea Party Speaker Series 2015

Topic: The Worcester County Tea Party, Four Years Later...Issues Update and Election Year 2016

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015

Time: Meeting begins at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Worcester County Library - Ocean Pines Branch, 11107 Cathell Rd., Ocean Pines, MD 21811

Admission: Free and Open to the Public.

For more information email WCTPPatriots@gmail.com, go to https://www.facebook.com/WorcesterCountyTeaParty or call 443-614-7214

The Justice Department and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Announce New Juvenile Re-Entry Assistance Program

New Re-Entry Program Aims to Reduce Barriers to Public Housing, Employment and Educational Opportunities

In an effort to reduce barriers for justice-involved youth, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a new Juvenile Re-Entry Assistance Program: a $1.7 million initiative to help Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) and legal assistance organizations address challenges to housing and employment among justice-involved individuals.

Through the Juvenile Re-entry Assistance Program (JRAP), DOJ and HUD are working collaboratively to help individuals that have paid their debt to society rehabilitate and reintegrate back into their communities. This program specifically excludes those who are convicted of making methamphetamine drugs, sex offenses or domestic violence.

"The Department of Justice is committed to giving justice-involved youth the tools they need to become productive members of society," said Attorney General Loretta Lynch. "Providing meaningful support through housing opportunities, prevention programs and other critical services is vital to our ongoing efforts to reduce recidivism, promote public safety and foster positive results in communities across the country."

As Benghazi inquiry fades, Clinton still faces legal questions about emails

WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton appears to have overcome an investigation of her role in the 2012 deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, but she still faces a months-long FBI inquiryinto the handling of sensitive information while she was secretary of state.

The FBI’s Counterintelligence Division, which opened its review this summer afterclassified information was found in emails transmitted over Clinton’s private email server,is under pressure to act quickly, as Clinton is in the midst of running for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.

Attorneys who have handled classified information cases say the bureau, initially asked to examine whether Clinton’s arrangement compromised national security secrets, ultimately will have to consider whether she and her aides failed to sufficiently safeguard sensitive information.

They disagree about whether there’s enough evidence to prosecute her or her aides for sending and receiving government messages over the personal email system. routed through a private computer server in the basement of her New York home.

But most who spoke to McClatchy say it’s unlikely the former first lady, senator and Cabinet secretary will face charges because of her high profile and the hurdle to prove she knew the emails contained classified information when she sent them to others.

“She’s too big to jail,” said national security attorney Edward MacMahon Jr., who represented former CIA employee Jeffrey Sterling in 2011 in a leak case that led to an espionage prosecution and 3½-year prison term. He cited a pattern of light punishments for top government officials who have mishandled classified information while lower level whistleblowers such as Sterling have faced harsh prosecutions for revealing sensitive information to expose waste, fraud or abuse in government.

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Attorneys who have handled classified information cases say the bureau, initially asked to examine whether Clinton’s arrangement compromised national security secrets, ultimately will have to consider whether she and her aides failed to sufficiently safeguard sensitive information.
They disagree about whether there’s enough evidence to prosecute her or her aides for sending and receiving government messages over the personal email system. routed through a private computer server in the basement of her New York home.
But most who spoke to McClatchy say it’s unlikely the former first lady, senator and Cabinet secretary will face charges because of her high profile and the hurdle to prove she knew the emails contained classified information when she sent them to others.
“She’s too big to jail,” said national security attorney Edward MacMahon Jr., who represented former CIA employee Jeffrey Sterling in 2011 in a leak case that led to an espionage prosecution and 3½-year prison term. He cited a pattern of light punishments for top government officials who have mishandled classified information while lower level whistleblowers such as Sterling have faced harsh prosecutions for revealing sensitive information to expose waste, fraud or abuse in government.

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BREAKING NEWS: Pentagon official says 'there is no way' Russian airliner was shot down

A Pentagon official tells Fox News 'there is no way' a Russian airliner that crashed Saturday in the Sinai 'was brought down by a missile or anti-aircraft fire,' though intelligence officials are not yet ruling out some sort of terrorist act.

5 Hillary scandals the media is missing

Hillary Clinton can condemn Republicans as her “enemies,” dismiss the Veterans Administration scandal as “not widespread,” and get caught lying about what she knew about Benghazi and when she knew it — but the mainstream media doesn’t seem to give a damn.

They’ve ignored those stories in favor of articles about how Hillary has come through her email scandal with flying colors. They’ve crowned her as her party’s presidential nominee three months before the first primary caucus. And they’ve given her a pass on all the other scandals that tarnished her tenure as secretary of state.
This is exactly what Sen. Marco Rubio meant when he said: “The Democrats have the ultimate Super PAC: It’s called the mainstream media.”

It’s about time these reporters got serious about covering Hillary and redeemed their reputation.

With that in mind, I hereby offer a guide to five Hillary stories that haven’t gotten the proper coverage they deserve.
1. The Clinton Foundation scandal

New State Documents Show Quick White House Effort to Link Benghazi to Internet Video

Judicial Watch has released new State Department documents that raise more questions about the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. Special Mission at Benghazi, Libya. The documents show the White House contacted YouTube over an Internet video as one of its first moves after the initial attack.

The documents, from the agency’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, were provided to Judicial Watch in response to a court order in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on October 16, 2014, (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:14-cv-01733)). The lawsuit seeks “any and all logs, reports, or other records” the Washington-based Diplomatic Security Command Center produced between September 10, 2012, and September 13, 2012, relating to the terrorist attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya.”

The documents detail that only three hours after the initial attack on U.S. personnel in Benghazi, the White House contacted YouTube in an apparent effort to initially blame the assault on an obscure “Pastor John video,” rather than filmmaker Nakoula “Mark” Basseley Nakoula. The administration falsely claimed that Nakoula’s video, “Innocence of Muslims,” provoked the attack. The email also references the involvement of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Judicial Watch, through separate litigation, previously uncovered documents that show Obama White House officials set Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi response):

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Democrats Call For Restoring $68M In Education Funding

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Democratic leaders on Monday called on Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to restore about $68 million in education funding, saying the state’s revenues have turned out better than expected with a $320 million surplus this fiscal year.

House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said the surplus means it’s wrong for the governor to refuse to spend $68 million that lawmakers set aside in the last legislative session to fully fund an education funding formula that steers more money to parts of the state where education costs more.

“We’re asking the governor to take the money that’s already been appropriated by the Maryland General Assembly, release it to the school systems, let them use it in the classroom, make sure the resources are there for every child in the state of Maryland,” Busch, D-Anne Arundel, said.

Miller said while he considers the governor a friend, he was standing against Hogan’s position not to spend the money.

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Left-Liberals Love Election Fraud

Voter ID laws have been challenged because liberal Democrats deem them racist. I guess that’s because they see blacks as being incapable of acquiring some kind of government-issued identification. Interesting enough is the fact that I’ve never heard of a challenge to other ID requirements as racist, such as those: to board a plane, open a charge account, have lab work done or cash a welfare check. Since liberal Democrats only challenge legal procedures to promote ballot-box integrity, the conclusion one reaches is that they are for vote fraud prevalent in many Democrat-controlled cities.

There is another area where the attack on ballot-box integrity goes completely unappreciated. We can examine this attack by looking at the laws governing census taking. As required by law, the U.S. Census Bureau is supposed to count all persons in the U.S. Those to be countedinclude citizens, legal immigrants and non-citizen long-term visitors. The law also requires that illegal immigrants be a part of the decennial census. The estimated number of illegal immigrants ranges widely from 12 million to 30 million. Official estimates put the actual number closer to 12 million.

Both citizens and non-citizens are included in the census and thus affect apportionment counts. Counting illegals in the census undermines one of the fundamental principles of representative democracy — namely, that every citizen-voter has an equal voice. Through the decennial census-based process of apportionment, states with large numbers of illegal immigrants, such as California and Texas, unconstitutionally gain additional members in the U.S. House of Representatives thereby robbing the citizen-voters in other states of their rightful representation.

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THE BEST SLAVE IS ONE WHO THINKS HE IS FREE...


     Saul Alinsky died about 43 years ago, but his writings influenced those in political control of our nation today.......   
Died: June 12, 1972, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Ca
Education: University of Chicago
Spouse: Irene Alinsky
Books: Rules for Radicals, Reveille for Radicals
  
Recall that Hillary did her college thesis on his writings and Obama writes about him in his books.

Anyone out there think that this stuff isn't happening today in the U.S.?

All eight rules are currently in play
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How to create a social state by Saul Alinsky:
  
There are eight levels of control that must be obtained before you are able to create a social state. The first is the most important.
  
1) Healthcare– Control healthcare and you control the people
  
2) Poverty – Increase the Poverty level as high as possible, poor people are easier to control and will not fight back if you are providing  everything for them to live.
  
3) Debt – Increase the debt to an unsustainable level. That way you are able to increase taxes, and this will produce more poverty.
  
4) Gun Control– Remove the ability to defend themselves from the Government. That way you are able to create a police state.
  
5) Welfare – Take control of every aspect of their lives (Food, Housing, and Income)
  
6) Education – Take control of what people read and listen to – take control of what children learn in school.
  
7) Religion – Remove the belief in the God from the Government and schools
  
8) Class Warfare – Divide the people into the wealthy and the poor. This will cause more discontent and it will be easier to take (Tax) the wealthy with the support of the poor.
  
Does any of this sound like what is happening to the United States ?
  
Alinsky merely simplified Vladimir Lenin's original scheme for world conquest by communism, under Russian rule.
Stalin described his converts as "Useful Idiots." 
The Useful Idiots have destroyed every nation in which they have seized power and control.
  
It is presently happening at an alarming rate in the U.S.
  
  If  people  can read this and still say everything is just fine… they are “useful idiots.
  
"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere."

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Marijuana decriminalization blamed for murder spike in Prince George's Co.

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County's top prosecutor has sparked controversy by blaming a spike in murders on Maryland's 2014 decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana.

Now, Maryland State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks is refusing to be interviewed to explain her comments. A spokesman said her ideas on decriminalization and violence are only theories that have not yet been proven by crime statistics.

Alsobrooks' comments fly against popular opinion. Decriminalization, which reduces possession of small amounts of marijuana to the level of a traffic ticket, is supported by a majority of Marylanders. The measure is particularly popular in Prince George's, where there is concern that the lives of too many African-American young men have been derailed by low-level, non-violent drug convictions.

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Troopers Investigate Vehicle Crash Involving a School Bus

Milford, DE – Troopers are investigating a vehicle crash that occurred south of Milford early this morning involving a Milford School Bus.

The incident occurred around 6:45 a.m. today, Tuesday November 3, 2015, as Wendy Lewis, 47 of Milford, was operating a 2005 Chevy Tahoe southbound on Old Shawnee Road in the area of Brook Lane directly behind a school bus. Chelsea Carr, 27 of Milford, was operating 2008 IC Corp School Bus and was stopping to pick up students at the next bus stop. As the bus lights were transitioning from yellow to red, the Tahoe failed to stop and struck the rear of the bus with the front bumper.

Wendy Lewis was transported to Milford Memorial Hospital by EMS where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. She was cited for Inattentive Driving and no seatbelt.

Chelsea Carr and one student,16 of Milford, on board the bus were uninjured in the collision.

Someone Really Digs Bernie’s Marijuana Stance

Somerset County Sheriff's Office Press Release 11-3-15

Gilbert Marise Dashields of Princess Anne, arrested 10-201-5 on a contempt warrant. Dashields was later released on an unsecured bond.

Daniel Todd Alveberg of Deal Island, arrested 10-20-15 on a civil body attachment. Alveberg was later released on personal recognizance.

John Leroy Applegate of Crisfield, arrested 10-20-15 for driving while under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired by alcohol, and driving while under the influence of alcohol per-se. Applegate was later released on signature pending court actions. Deputies were at a residence in the area of William Maddox Rd regarding the service of a protective order when Applegate was seen driving a pickup truck onto the property intoxicated.

Kevin Wayne Richmond of Princess Anne, charged with possessing an open can of alcohol in a vehicle in the area of the Mt. Vernon Harbor. Richmond was issued a civil citation and later released.
Devin Cornelius Boynton of Deal Island, Criminal Summons served for littering. Boynton was later released on signature pending court actions.

UN Official Warns of 'Amputation' of Christianity's DNA in the Middle East

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres expressed concern Tuesday over the exodus of Christians in the Middle East because of the conflict in Syria and Iraq.

Guterres said that speaking “as a Christian,” he was “worried about what’s happening in the Middle East.” Guterres referenced the Middle Eastern origins of Christianity and said a religious cleansing of Christians from that part of the world would be “an amputation in the DNA of Christianity and in the DNA of the Middle East.”

“Allow me to speak here also as a Christian, which I probably shouldn’t,” Guterres said at a discussion of the Syrian refugee crisis at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. “I must say that I’m worried about what’s happening in the Middle East.

“People in my country, and of course I cannot mention the United States because it’s a young nation except for the populations that were here already long ago, but in my country (Portugal), people were still worshipping the trees and the rivers; and the Christians in the Middle East, in Alexandria, in Antioch, in Caesarea…they were discussing whether the Holy Ghost was coming from the Father or from the Father and the Son,” said Guterres.

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Kasich: 'We Are Not Living in This World Just to Take Care of Ourselves'

"I am worried that we have become a country where we are so interested in ourselves and less interested in living a life bigger than ourselves," Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) told a recent gathering at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.

"And when you think about that, it affects everything in our society. It affects the kind of movies that are made, the television shows, how we handle sports and how we do politics.

"We are not living in this world just to take care of ourselves. We are living in this world for a higher purpose. And we've got to reignite that flame, and we've got to count on these young people, because they're idealists, right? And we are too," he said to applause.

His comment, made in an interview with MSNBC's "Morning Joe," came in response to a question about leadership problems in the Republican Party.

Kasich, a former member of Congress, said no one from the Legislative Branch can lead effectively:

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Women Supporting Women presents the " Magic of Hope" Gala & Auction

You are cordially invited to...
The "Magic of Hope"
 Gala & Auction
What?
Come out for a night of magic and be dazzled by  our special guest magician Michael Cantori.Guests will enjoy cocktail hour, photo booth, dinner & dessert, mystery wine table, music & dancing, silent auction and the chance to win our mystery prize.
***New this year we will have an online auction that will begin on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 and will feature all of our specialty auction items. Some of our specialty items include an authentic Washington Capitals jersey from star player Alexander Ovechkin and authentic Pittsburgh Panguins jersey from star player Mario Lemieux.  Click here to access our online auction. 

Ticket Pricing:
$50 per person which includes drink ticket and a chance to win the mystery prize.

For businesses' looking for a fun evening out for their employees,  purchase a table for eight for $375 and you will also have your business sign placed on the table (this option  includes drink tickets and a chance to win the mystery prize). 
Where?
Dove Pointe
1225 Mt Hermon Rd.
Salisbury, MD 21804

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When?
Friday, November 13, 2015
Doors will open at 5:30pm and dinner will begin at 6:30pm
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