Tuesday, January 12, 2016

WATCH THIS! 50+ Years Later, Ronald Reagan Was Right

While Obama presents his State of the Union Speech, perhaps he should watch this video and see where he's brought the United States. Take the time to watch something far more worthy then a BS speech from our current President.

And the powerball winner is......


Main Street Gym: January's Athlete Of The Month


THE PROOF IS IN: THE US GOVERNMENT IS THE MOST COMPLETE CRIMINAL ORGANIZATION IN HUMAN HISTORY

Washington asserts the power of US courts over foreign nationals and claims extra-territorial jurisdiction of US courts over foreign activities

Unique among the countries on earth, the US government insists that its laws and dictates take precedence over the sovereignty of nations.

Washington asserts the power of US courts over foreign nationals and claims extra-territorial jurisdiction of US courts over foreign activities of which Washington or American interest groups disapprove. Perhaps the worst results of Washington’s disregard for the sovereignty of countries is the power Washington has exercised over foreign nationals solely on the basis of terrorism charges devoid of any evidence.

Consider a few examples. Washington first forced the Swiss government to violate its own banking laws. Then Washington forced Switzerland to repeal its bank secrecy laws. Allegedly, Switzerland is a democracy, but the country’s laws are determined in Washington by people not elected by the Swiss to represent them.

Consider the “soccer scandal” that Washington concocted, apparently for the purpose of embarrassing Russia. The soccer organization’s home is Switzerland, but this did not stop Washington from sending FBI agents into Switzerland to arrest Swiss citizens. Try to imagine Switzerland sending Swiss federal agents into the US to arrest Americans.

Consider the $9 billion fine that Washington imposed on a French bank for failure to fully comply with Washington’s sanctions against Iran. This assertion of Washington’s control over a foreign financial institution is even more audaciously illegal in view of the fact that the sanctions Washington imposed on Iran and requires other sovereign countries to obey are themselves strictly illegal. Indeed, in this case we have a case of triple illegality as the sanctions were imposed on the basis of concocted and fabricated charges that were lies.

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Fannie Mae Rolls Out Easy Mortgage, Catering To High-Risk Immigrants

Subprime 2.0: The White House is rolling out a new low-income mortgage program that for the first time lets lenders qualify borrowers by counting income from nonborrowers living in the household. What could go wrong?

The HomeReady program is offered through Fannie Mae, which is now controlled by Obama's old Congressional Black Caucus pal Mel Watt. It replaces the bankrupted mortgage giant's notorious old subprime program, MyCommunityMortgage.

In case renaming the subprime product fails to fool anybody, the affordable-housing geniuses in the administration have re-termed "subprime," a dirty word since the mortgage bust, "alternative."

So HomeReady isn't a subprime mortgage program, you see, it's an "alternative" mortgage program.

But it might was well be called DefaultReady, because it is just as risky as the subprime junk Fannie was peddling on the eve of the crisis.

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Undercover Common Core Vid: Exec Says "I hate kids...it's all about the money"


In this shocking explosive video of this new series about Common Core, a senior Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt sales executive says she hates kids and the textbook manufacturers prefer profits to the needs of school children across America.

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Mock Job Interview for President with Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump answers a list of standard job interview questions while Jimmy evaluates his qualifications for POTUS.

Posted by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday, January 11, 2016
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Father Shoots Own Son in the Head to Test Bulletproof Helmet

79-Year-Old Calls Police, Says He Hasn’t Eaten in Two Days. The Response From Officers ‘Shocked’ Him

A 79-year-old Tennessee man was stunned by how members of his local police department responded over the weekend when he dialed 911 because he hadn’t eaten in two days.

WKRN-TV reported that the man, who asked the station to remain anonymous, hadn’t been able to eat after a caretaker allegedly stole his debit card the weekend before.

The 79-year-old called police for help on Saturday night — and their response is now getting national attention.

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Worcester County Sheriff's Office Press Release 1-12-16

This morning, the Worcester County Sheriff's Office responded to the Ocean City Elementary School for a reported bomb threat. Information provided to the 911 Center indicated a phone call was received by the school indicating a bomb in the school. This information was immediately relayed to the School Deputy on scene who notified the 911 Center. Additional units responded including Board of Education Administration Officials.. We were fortunate today that our K-9 units were training today and immediately responded to the school to conduct a search of the school. Two explosive detector dogs from our office arrived on scene and immediately began a scan of the school. After approximately 50 minutes ,the school was searched with negative results. During this time, Deputies worked with School Administration and the Board of Education Administration on relocating the students and staff. Due to the cold weather, buses were called to transport children from the school.

Additional resources responded to the school during the threat that included Natural Resource Police, Maryland State Police Berlin, and the Worcester County Fire Marshals Office. We worked closely with school staff on site to provide an orderly evacuation of the school. The Board Of Education conducted a phone call for parents and an orderly evacuation was conducted with very few issues. The school was reopened just prior to lunch.

Upon returning to class, a teacher discovered haze/smoke in her classroom that prompted a fire department response. The exact cause is still being determined at this time but it is beleived that the HVAC may have had a malfunction. Members of the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Department quickly responded and the situation was contained quickly. They were assisted by staff on site and Mutual Aid resources from Ocean Pines, and Berlin Fire Department. The smoke and haze are not related to any explosive device. The Criminal Bureau Of Investigation arrived on scene during the initial bomb threat and are investigating the hoax. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriffs Office at 410-632-1112 or your local police department.

As many of you are aware, there has been two days of false calls to schools in the Tr-State area. Law Enforcement is working in concert with State and Federal Officials to determine the origin of these calls. Our priority continues to be the safety and security of the students and staff at all the schools in Worcester County. We would like to thank the Ocean City Fire Department for their quick response and assistance today. We are constantly reviewing our response plans and working to make sure your as safe as possible and your children can learn in a safe and secure enviroment. We enjoy our close working relationship with the Board of Education and we are in contact daily with them. Again, if anyone has any information on todays events, please contact the Sheriff's Office or local police.

Governor Larry Hogan: Bringing Manufacturing Back to Maryland

Look out, Hillary! About one in five Democrats would vote for TRUMP, poll finds

Approximately 1 in 5 Democratic voters have revealed they would rather vote for Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump over likely candidate Hillary Clinton.

The finding comes from polling firm company Mercury Analytics.

The firm said on its website that it 'conducted a survey and ad 'dial-test' of Trump's first campaign spot among a national sample of 'likely voters.'

'Almost 20% of likely Democratic voters would today cross parties and vote for Donald Trump, while only 14% of Republicans would cross parties to vote for Hillary Clinton,' the post said.

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Governor Larry Hogan: Helping Working Families is Bipartisan

Maryland retail, beverage industries decry city effort to put warning labels on sugary drinks

A push to put a warning label on sugar-sweetened juices, sodas, sports drinks, coffee and teas in Baltimore City is being opposed by the state's retail and beverage industry, claiming the move could keep more businesses from locating here.

The Maryland Retailers Association, Restaurant Association of Marylandand the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Beverage Association say they're opposed to a bill that would put warning labels on such drinks.

City Councilman Nick Mosby, a candidate for Baltimore mayor, and city Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen held a news conference Monday to announce the legislation, which they said will help curb the rising epidemic of childhood obesity in the city. A news release issued by Wen's office said the proposed legislation would help educate residents about the dangers of sugar-sweetened drinks and is part of a broader effort to reduce childhood obesity.

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Governor Larry Hogan: Delivering Tax Relief to the Most Vulnerable Marylanders

The five states Americans can’t wait to leave

Americans are voting with their feet, leaving overcrowded, over regulated and overtaxed states – particularly in the Northeast, home to liberalism – for more affordable states.

The Northeast continues to experience a moving deficit with New Jersey (67 percent outbound) and New York (65 percent) making the list of top outbound states for the fourth consecutive year. Two other states in the region — Connecticut (63 percent) and Massachusetts (57 percent) — also joined the top outbound list this year. The exception to this trend is Vermont (62 percent inbound), which moved up two spots on the list of top inbound states to No. 3.

Moving Out – The top outbound states for 2015 were:

New Jersey
New York
Illinois
Connecticut
Ohio
Kansas
Massachusetts
West Virginia
Mississippi
Maryland

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University of Maryland crosses ethical boundaries with chocolate milk study, experts say

A specialty chocolate milk made in Maryland improved cognitive ability among high school football players — even those who experienced a concussion — according to a preliminary, unpublished study out of the University of Maryland, College Park.

If true, the findings could have big implications for athletics departments seeking ways to address one of the most pressing and dangerous sports injuries among high school and college athletes. What’s more, the research could be a windfall for the Western Maryland company, Fifth Quarter Fresh, that makes the drink.

But scientists and research ethicists who reviewed a summary of the study and a final project presentation provided to the Baltimore Business Journal said they are skeptical of the study’s methods and findings. Perhaps more importantly, they said they were shocked and confused by the University of Maryland’s decision to put out a press release about the study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, published in a journal, or even written in full.

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UPDATE: Pentagon: 2 U.S. Navy Boats Held by Iran Military

UPDATE: "We have been in contact with Iran and have received assurances that the crew and the vessels will be returned promptly," Cook said.

Iranian military forces seized two U.S. Navy boats Tuesday and are holding them in custody on Iran's Farsi Island in the middle of the Persian Gulf, senior U.S. officials told NBC News.

Officials said it's unclear whether the 10 American sailors who were aboard one of the small riverine boats had strayed into Iranian territorial waters before they were captured.

The officials said the Americans were on a training mission around noon ET when their boat experienced mechanical difficulty and drifted into Iranian-claimed waters and were seized by Iranian Coast guard.

Secretary of State John Kerry has been on the phone with Iranian officials in Tehran attempting to gain the release.

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Black Thug Targeted White Woman in Racist Attacks; Media Stays Silent

Deborah Memmolo was attacked by a man who hit her in the head with a bottle in a bag, then called a “white b*tch” as the man fled the scene of the crime. That man, Kari Bazemore, has attacked numerous women with the same racist agenda and was finally caught. You’re just reading about this now, but why was the media mostly silent about it?
When Bazemore had attacked her in November, she had daringly chased him down and snapped a quick photo of her attacker. It is because of these women that Bazemore has finally been caught and taken off of the streets.

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State Police Investigating Bomb Threats

Delaware - The Delaware State Police are currently investigating bomb threats at four schools in Delaware.

The following is a list of the schools that were affected and being investigated by the Delaware State Police:

Millsboro Middle School, 302 East State Street, Millsboro, DE
Beacon Middle School, 19483 John J. Williams Highway, Lewes, DE
Brandywine High School, 1400 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE
Stanton Middle School, 1800 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE

Three of the incidents occurred around 9:30 a.m. this morning, Tuesday January 12, 2016 when a robotic style or computer generated voice phone call was received in each of the school’s offices. Shortly before noon, a separated phone call was placed to the Stanton Middle School advising of bombs in the school. Students were evacuated from their respective schools in all four cases and administrative searches were conducted along with the use of state and local police K9s with nothing out of the ordinary or suspicious located. Students and staff were allowed back into their schools upon the completion of the searches and resumed their daily activities.

Investigations are also being conducted by Dover Police Department, Greenwood Police Department, and Milford Police Department for similar incidents that occurred at schools within their jurisdictions.

If anyone has any information in reference to any of these incidents they are asked to contact Troop 2 Youth Aid Division at 302-834-2620, Troop 3 Youth Aid Division at 302-697-4454, or Troop 4 Youth Aid Division at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet atwww.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

A Viewer Writes: DE DMV Outage

Georgetown, DE - DMV computers have been down since before 12:00 today. I and others have been waiting now for over 3 hours watching personnel come and go for break or reading magazines. No updates or status from the DMV.

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Maine High School Secretly Recruited Students for Hillary Clinton

South Berwick: Marshwood High School secretly recruited students to volunteer for Hillary Clinton, behind the parents back, and unethically against public typical school ordinances which require schools to steer free and clear of mixing political agendas with students.

Students at Marshwood High School in South Berwick, Maine, received an email from the Clinton campaign – urging them to sign up for positions as unpaid “fellows”.

“Hillary for New Hampshire is looking for smart, energetic winter fellows who are committed to winning the New Hampshire primary for Hillary Clinton,” read the email from a campaign staffer. “Everyone working on the campaign now started off as a fellow at some point so it is a great way of getting a different skill set whilst helping an important cause.”

According to the principal, students need to perform 50 hours of community service to graduate, and they were simply passing the email along as an option for fulfilling that requirement.

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Governor Hogan Introduces Over $480 Million in Tax Relief Measures

New Policy Reduces Corporate Tax to Zero for New Manufacturers in Maryland While Vital Tax Relief Measures Focus on Retirees, Small Businesses and Working Families

ANNAPOLIS, MD –
Governor Larry Hogan today introduced a number of vital statewide tax relief measures aimed at retirees, small businesses, working families, and manufacturers – four groups that have been among the hardest hit by the tax increases of the last decade.

The introduction of the governor’s tax relief package for the 2016 Legislative Session reflects the administration’s focus on rolling back as many of Maryland’s tax and fee increases as possible, returning dollars to families and small businesses. Since taking office nearly one year ago, the Hogan administration has presided over a series of tax and fee cuts across state government, including a $270 million toll rollback announced in May 2015.

"The proposals we are announcing today will deliver an additional $480 million in tax relief to those Marylanders who desperately need it most, and will put our administration on track to provide more than $1 billion in tax relief to people all across the state of Maryland," said Governor Larry Hogan. "Reducing and eliminating taxes, tolls, and fees will not only help to create efficiencies and streamline state government – it also has a direct, dramatic, and positive impact on our state economy and the livelihoods of Maryland's retirees, working families, and small businesses."

The new tax relief proposal, to be introduced by the administration in the upcoming session, will include the following:

Seniors Tax Relief

Following last year’s passage of a retirement income exclusion for military veterans over the age of 65, the Hogan administration will introduce new legislation to extend the same tax relief to all retirees in Maryland.
Current law allows Marylanders aged 65 and older to claim a personal exemption of $1,000 in addition to any other personal exemption to which they may be entitled.

The administration’s proposed legislation would phase in an increase of the personal exemption for seniors to $5,000 over four years.

This proposal would benefit approximately 640,000 seniors, returning approximately $183 million to taxpayers over the next five years.

Working Families – Refundable EITC Increase

The administration’s second proposal will help 170,000 Maryland families across the state by accelerating the increase of the state refundable Earned Income Tax Credit.

Under this proposal, Maryland families earning less than $53,000 per year will save a cumulative $27 million over the next two years.

Statutory Fee Rollback

The Hogan administration will propose in an omnibus bill a range of fee reductions across state government, reducing or eliminating the cost associated with a variety of permits, applications, and services. This legislation follows executive action taken by the administration in 2015 to reduce or eliminate over 100 non-statutory fees, saving taxpayers approximately $51 million.

These new fee reductions will result in an estimated $71 million in tax reductions to taxpayers over the next five years.

Business Filing Fee Reduction

To enhance Maryland’s business climate, the Hogan administration will propose a reduction in the current $300 business filing fee paid annually to the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, by $50 a year for four years. This proposal will benefit approximately 300,000 businesses, and will have a disproportionate impact on small businesses, eventually returning $164 million to taxpayers over the next five years.

Manufacturing Jobs Initiative

In response to the decline in manufacturing in Maryland in recent years, and to boost employment in regions hardest hit by the departure of manufacturing jobs, Governor Hogan will introduce new legislation designed to make Maryland a more attractive place for manufacturers to locate new factories.

This legislation will:

Eliminate the state corporate income tax for a period of 10 years on new manufacturers in areas designated as Empowerment Zones, or areas where unemployment is highest.

Empowerment Zones will include Western Maryland, the lower Eastern Shore, and Baltimore City.

Individuals who earn less than $65,000 per year and are employed by new manufacturers in Empowerment Zones will pay no state income taxes.

Maryland man accused of training with African terrorists

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man has been indicted on charges of supporting and receiving military training from an African terrorist group connected with al-Qaida.

Thirty-one-year-old Maalik Alim Jones appeared in federal court in New York City last month on a complaint and indictment unsealed Monday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

According to the indictment, Jones, a U.S. citizen, left Baltimore in 2011 and traveled to Somalia, where he was taken to an al-Shabab training camp.

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JUST IN: Students in custody after shot fired Dover Middle School

Dover police are on the scene at Central Middle School after a gun was fired inside the school.

The incident took place at about 12:15 p.m. at the school, located at 211 Delaware Avenue, department spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.


Officers responded immediately and have two suspects in custody. The firearm has been recovered, Hoffman said.


Early indications are that one of the two students brought the firearm to school and possibly gave it to another student, Hoffman said. The student in possession of the firearm took it into a restroom and fired it one time.

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New Indiana Law: Hire Illegals, Lose Your Business License

There’s actually quite an easy fix to solving the issue of illegal immigration. All you have to do is enforce the laws, but naturally Democrats and Republicans alike don’t want to do that because it could compromise big money from big donors.

But, this new Indiana state law seems like it would make a great federal law for the entire country.

A new bill introduced in the Indiana General Assembly on Thursday could finally mark the beginning of responsible, citizen-first labor policies in the United States. While the federal government consistently chooses to defy the will and the interests of the people, state governments in many ways still maintain the ability to act on our behalf, if they choose to do so.

The legislation, Senate Bill 285, would be among the strictest in the nation, allowing judges to strip employers of their business licenses upon a third violation of knowingly hiring an illegal alien, already a violation of federal immigration law.

The bill was introduced by State Senator Mike Delph, a Republican representing Carmel, in order to “take away the jobs magnet and remove the financial incentive of unscrupulous business people who profit off of illegal immigration.”

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What's For Dinner: One Pan Chicken And Veggies



One Pan Chicken And Veggies
Posted by Tasty on Thursday, January 7, 2016

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What You’ll Need:

Chicken Breasts - 2 boneless, skinless
Sweet Potato - 1 large, diced
Broccoli - 1 head or large bag of broccoli florets
Garlic - 4 cloves, minced
Rosemary - 2 Tbsp.
Paprika - 1 Tbsp.
Salt and Pepper - to taste
Olive Oil - 2 Tbsp.

Directions:

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Lay out the sweet potato, chicken breasts, and broccoli. Evenly distribute the garlic, rosemary, paprika, salt, and pepper over the entire pan. Drizzle with olive oil. Bake at 400°F / 200°C for 35-40 minutes (or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F / 75°C and the juices run clear). Serve up and dinner’s ready! For an easy cleanup, just carefully toss the aluminum foil and you’re good to go. Enjoy!

To the man I sat next to on the train: I am the gun owner you hate

TO THE man I sat next to on my way in to Boston:

When I boarded the commuter rail, you were already in the midst of a spirited phone conversation and didn’t seem to care about how loud you were talking. You were talking with someone about the Paris train attack and the growing epidemic of gun violence in America.

You spoke about the “murderous NRA” and “bloodthirsty gun nuts” who were causing our schools to “run red with blood.” You spoke profanely of the Republicans who opposed President Obama’s call for “sensible gun control,” and you lamented the number of “inbred redneck politicians” who have “infiltrated Capitol Hill.”

I found myself amazed at the irony of the situation. While you were spewing your venom, I sat quietly next to you with my National Rifle Association membership card in my wallet and my 9mm pistol in its holster. You were only 12 inches away from my legally owned semiautomatic pistol. I suppose I didn’t look like the “bloodthirsty gun nut” you thought I should be. It apparently didn’t register to you that I could so cleverly disguise myself by wearing a fleece coat, Patriots hat, and khakis.

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Clinton Emails Show Intervention For Joseph Wilson

One of Hillary Clinton’s most frequent favor-seekers when she was secretary of state was former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, a longtime Clinton friend, an endorser of Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, and an Africa expert with deep business ties on the continent.

Wilson’s requests for help — on behalf of an American engineering contractor he consulted for called Symbion Power — is a recurring theme in each monthly Clinton email dump.

The latest two batches of records are no different.

They show that Wilson, who is perhaps most famous as the husband of ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame, emailed Clinton on Dec. 22, 2009 seeking help for Symbion, which was pursuing a U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID) contract for work in Afghanistan.

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Economist: GOP May Win 47 States In General Election

Supply-side economist Arthur Laffer is predicting Republicans will win the White House in a landslide this year, regardless of the nominee.

“I would be surprised if the Republicans don’t take 45, 46, 47 states out of the 50,” Laffer told host John Catsimatidis on “The Cats Roundtable” on New York’s AM-970 on Sunday.
“I mean, I think we’re going to landslide this election.”

Laffer, who served in various positions in the Nixon, Ford and Reagan administrations, said he is bullish on the entire Republican primary field.

“When I look at these candidates, I don’t see one of them who wouldn’t do a great job as president,” he said.

“I think Donald Trump is phenomenal, I think Rand Paul has done a great job, I even like Jeb Bush — I think Jeb Bush is great, he did a wonderful job in Florida,” he added. “Chris Christie – phenomenal.”

He said Democratic primary front-runner Hillary Clinton’s “day is over.”

“She would be defeated handily. I don’t think Hillary’s going to win this election no matter whom she runs against,” he said. “I mean, Hillary’s day is over.

Obama Admin Stonewalling Investigation Into 113 Terrorists Inside United States

Leading senators on Monday petitioned multiple Obama administration agencies to stop stonewalling a congressional investigation into the immigration histories of at least 113 foreign-born individuals implicated in terrorist operations after legally entering the United States, according to a copy of the letters.

The latest investigation comes just days after the Washington Free Beacon disclosed that an additional 41 foreign-born individuals who legally entered the United States had been arrested for planning a number of terror attacks.

Sens. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) disclosed Monday that they had been pressuring the Obama administration for months to disclose the immigration histories of these foreign-born individuals implicated in terror plots.

Agencies including the Departments of State and Homeland Security have stonewalled these efforts, declining since mid-2015 to provide Congress additional information. This move has prompted speculation among lawmakers that the administration is withholding information to prevent the exposure of major gaps in the U.S. screening process for new immigrants.

“The American people are entitled to information on the immigration history of terrorists seeking to harm them,” Cruz and Sessions wrote to the secretaries of State and Homeland Security and the attorney general.

Similar requests for information issued sent in August and again in December have not been answered by the administration.

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All First Responders Cleared West Ocean City Elementary

All First Responders have cleared the scene at the West Ocean City Elementary.

Clinton demands government funding for illegals’ attorneys, tells Obama to stop raids

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton urged President Obama to halt the new round of deportation raids and called Monday night for the government to pay for attorneys for all children who wind up in immigration courts.

Belatedly joining the other Democratic presidential hopefuls, who criticized the raids more than two weeks ago, Mrs. Clinton said the families from Central America who have flooded across the border in recent years deserve a chance to make their case for claiming asylum.

She also blasted the Homeland Security Department for how it has conducted the raids, which have netted 121 immigrants — about one-tenth of a percent of the number of illegal immigrant family members who have stormed the U.S.-Mexico line since the beginning of fiscal year 2014.

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Fruitland Release Armed Robbery

Incident: Armed Robbery

Location: Red Fox Market 107 S. Fruitland Blvd.

Case: 2016-0036

Disposition: Under Investigation

Synopsis: On January 11, 2016, just prior to 8:00 PM, Fruitland Police were dispatched to an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Red Fox Market. It was reported that the suspect, a black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark colored pants and shoes entered the store, pointed a revolver style handgun at the clerk and demanded cash. The suspect dove on top of the counter and fired a single round into the floor, narrowly missing the clerk. The suspect fled the store on foot and was believed to have run westbound, across S. Fruitland Blvd. A K9 track was conducted by the Fruitland Police K9 unit, however the suspect was not located at that time. Fruitland Police are currently following up on several tips and evidence left behind at the scene. Fruitland Police are asking anyone that may have been travelling in that area or that may have observed anything suspicious around that time to call 410-548-2803. Please direct all calls to Criminal Investigations or the Duty Officer.

Some Americans Receive $40,000 or More a Year in Government Assistance

Some Americans receive $40,000 or more a year in government assistance benefits, according to a reportfrom the Congressional Research Service.

“Many families received a relatively small benefit during the year—more than 10 million families received less than $1,000 in benefits,” states the report. “However, a few families tend to receive high benefit amounts.”

One in four families evaluated in 2012 received a total of $9,027 or more in benefits, and half received $3,300 or more.

An analysis by the group found that a single mother of two children, working full-time at the minimum wage could receive almost $9,000 in combined benefits from the food stamp program, the Earned Income Tax Credit program and the Additional Child Tax Credit program.

“It looks like a small number of households are getting multiple benefits, and when you add up child care, housing, SNAP, and EITC you could well reach the $40,000 mark (child care can be $12,000+ per year and housing can be $15,000+ per year),” explained Angela Rachidi, a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

The report finds that the median benefit from each of the nine programs added together totals $28,814.

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How Bill Quickly Went from Asset to Liability for Hillary’s Campaign

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. 

Dear Reader (except those of you who make your dogs wear pants — you’re dead to me.), 

I haven’t written to you since last year. Saying, “A lot has happened since then,” seems like the kind of understatement on par with saying “It’s been a bad day,” after Cthullu has turned the oceans to blood, commanded that wolverines eat the bait-and-tackle of every man with a vowel in his name, and given the rest hooks for hands and an aggressive case of the crabs.

A modest recap: Roving bands of rape gangs are fanning out across Europe. In Cologne, one of the latter day Vandals taunted the police: “I’m Syrian. I must be handled in a friendly manner. Mrs. Merkel invited me.” Knuckleheads in Oregon have seized a wildlife refuge, and some on the left are angry they haven’t been summarily slaughtered. The international economy is turning into one long “Buy Gold” commercial. President Obama has responded to a renewed terror threat and chaos in the Middle East by redoubling his efforts to keep the boom in gun sales and NRA donations going for the rest of his presidency. Donald Trump is concern-trolling Ted Cruz because other people might make a big deal about him being a Canadian sleeper agent. Joe Biden says, “My tank tops have a gun show loophole on each side.” He also said that he regrets not running for president, “every day.” A self-described “Peace Troubadour” who appears to have been raised on an ancient moron burial ground has announced he will hold a “peace concert” in ISIS-controlled Syria. Rumors that his face will grace the new Darwin Award Medal remain unconfirmed. If he goes ahead with the concert, I have a long list of performers he should bring with him. ISIS released a video showing them working with surface-to-air missiles, while we’ve apparently been shipping missiles to Cuba. Iran expedited its ballistic-missile program and the Obama administration threatened to do something about it but then chickened out. Saudi Arabia and Iran seem minutes away from open war with one another and President Obama’s advisers reportedly think his Iran deal is a source of “stability” in the Middle East (one has to wonder if they, too, were raised on ancient moron burial ground). Any day now we will give them somewhere north of $100 billion dollars – you know, for even more stability! North Korea detonated an atomic bomb (which may have been a hydrogen bomb). And Time magazine has already declared Donald Trump the winner.

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"I Refuse to Own a Cellphone."


In the heart of the most tech-obsessed corner of the planet, Steve Hilton hasn’t had a phone in years. He’s relaxed, carefree, happier. His wife on the other hand ...

Before you read on, I want to make one thing clear: I’m not trying to convert you. I’m not trying to lecture you or judge you. Honestly, I’m not. It may come over like that here and there, but believe me, that’s not my intent. In this piece, I’m just trying to ... explain.

People who knew me in a previous life as a policy adviser to the British prime minister are mildly surprised that I’m now the co-founder and CEO of a tech start-up . And those who know that I’ve barely read a book since school are surprised that I have now actually written one.

But the single thing that no one seems able to believe – the thing that apparently demands explanation – is the fact that I am phone-free. That’s right: I do not own a cellphone; I do not use a cellphone. I do not have a phone. No. Phone. Not even an old-fashioned dumb one. Nothing. You can’t call me unless you use my landline – yes, landline!


Can you imagine? At home. Or call someone else that I happen to be with (more on that later).

When people discover this fact about my life, they could not be more surprised than if I had let slip that I was actually born with a chicken’s brain. “But how do you live?” they cry. And then: “How does your wife feel about it?” More on that too, later.

As awareness has grown about my phone-free status (and its longevity: this is no passing fad, people – I haven’t had a phone for over three years), I have received numerous requests to “tell my story”. People seem to be genuinely interested in how someone living and working in the heart of the most tech-obsessed corner of the planet, Silicon Valley, can possibly exist on a day-to-day basis without a smartphone.

So here we go. Look, I know it’s not exactly Caitlyn Jenner, but still: here I am, and here’s my story.

Media Form A Human Shield Around Democrats

It must be nice to be a Democrat. Aside from the being an idiot part. And the hating America part, the loathing the military part, the despising success part, the envy, the hatred and the anger parts too.

The fact that so many of them are mutant, economic illiterates and save a fortune on their water bills by avoiding showering aside, I’m not talking about your drum-circling, living off of mommy and daddy’s money, social justice warrior Democrat. I’m talking about the filthy rich, suckle government power, tell everyone how to live while living exactly the opposite way type Democrat – the ones giving the orders from the Ritz; not the grunts.

The grunts have it pretty easy too, don’t get me wrong. Remember Occupy Wall Street? They were going to change the world, according to the media, and bring about a “fair” Utopia that would reinvent our economic system. All they did was defecate on police cars, contribute to the resurgence of lice and bring the heretofore-unneeded concept of “rape-free tents” into the public consciousness. They were the “North African and Middle Eastern migrants” of their time – anything awful they did was ignored by the mainstream media to avoid upsetting the narrative. The narrative is everything.

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BREAKING NEWS: OC Elementary Evacuated Again Due To Smoke

BREAKING NEWS: OC Elementary Evacuated Again Due To SmokeOcean City Fire and Berlin Fire units are responding at 11:55...

Posted by The Dispatch on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Work group develops police accountability recommendations

WASHINGTON — A Maryland legislative work group has passed on a list of 21 recommendations for how police departments should handle everything from equipping officers to making sure they undergo regular mental health screenings.

The Maryland Public Safety and Policing Work Group spent hours discussing a list of recommendations that will be passed on to House and Senate leadership for action during the upcoming General Assembly session that starts Wednesday.

Vince Canales, president of the Fraternal Order of Police, says he has some concerns about the call for routine mental health screenings. He called that provision “a bit of a reach.”

Canales says right now “agencies definitely have the ability to send an officer for an evaluation if they see there’s a situation that presents itself.” Also, he had concerns about the privacy of medical records. But overall, Canales said, “we’re not prepared to sit and say one way or the other that we’re fighting anything just yet. We want to see what the actual bills look like.”

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OC Elementary School Cleared After Bomb Threat; Several Others Reported In Region Today, Yesterday

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City Elementary School is now re-open to students following a bomb threat that prompted an evacuation Tuesday morning.

Just a day after a slew of “robocall” bomb threats at schools in Delaware and Maryland, Ocean City Elementary received a threat from a live caller.

“OCES received a telephone call — it was not a robocall it was a live call — from an individual who said there was a bomb in the building,” said Carrie Sterrs, public relations coordinator for the school system. “All students and staff were safely evacuated.”

She said the call, which came in at about 9:15 a.m., prompted the evacuation of students and staff to the nearby fire station. At 10:03 a.m., parents received a text message advising them of news from the school system. At 10:06 a.m., that was followed by an automated call from the school system advising them of the situation.

“Parents please be aware that this morning, Ocean City Elementary School received a telephone call to the main office indicating that there was a bomb in the building,” the phone message said. “In accordance with our protocol, law enforcement was immediately notified and all students and staff have been safely evacuated from the building and are being transported to Ocean City Fire Hall, Station #5 on Keyser Point Road. We are working in partnership with the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office and the Ocean City Fire Department to evaluate the safety and security of the building while ensuring all our students and staff are safe. As additional information is available, we will be providing updates.”

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Why Kindergarten Is The New First Grade

"What are some of the things that the monsters like to eat in this story?" teacher Marisa McGee asks a trio of girls sitting at her table.

McGee teaches kindergarten at Walker Jones Elementary in Washington, D.C. Today's lesson: a close reading of the book What Do Monsters Eat?

"They like to eat cake," says one girl.

"I noticed you answered in a complete sentence," McGee says. "Can you tell me something else?"

"Stinky socks!"

McGee follows with a line you might not expect in a kindergarten class: "Can you show me the page where you found that?"

Textual evidence. Complete sentences. Welcome to kindergarten in 2016. It's not quite what McGee, 29, says she was expecting when she started.

"When I came into kindergarten, down from first grade, I was like: Yes! What can I order for dramatic play?" McGee says. "And I was told: Kindergartners don't do dramatic play anymore."

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SchoolMessenger Call from Delmar Elementary Principal to School Families

SchoolMessenger call/email from Delmar Elementary School Principal Judy Nicholson:

Delmar Elementary School received an automated call with a bomb threat this morning, Tuesday Jan. 12. The call was very similar to the one received at a number of area schools on Monday. Delmar Elementary School immediately notified law enforcement and school safety personnel. An investigation and thorough search were conducted while students and staff remained in a safe in place status. Nothing was found in the search and school will continue today with enhanced law enforcement presence. Delmar Elementary, the Wicomico County Board of Education and Wicomico County Public Schools place the highest priority on providing a safe learning environment. We will continue to work closely with law enforcement in this effort. We will update you with new information as it becomes available. Thank you.

CALL TO ACTION

As you know, the General Assembly convenes this Thursday, the 14th, for the 2016 session.

The Democrat leadership is going to try to undo a lot of the good that was accomplished last year by overriding many of Gov. Hogan's vetoes of bad legislation.

Following is a list of the bills slated for override vote:

•SB 190: Sales and Use Tax – Taxable Price – Accommodations

•SB 340/HB 980: Election Law – Voting Rights – Ex-Felons

•SB 517: Criminal Law – Use and Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia

•HB 209: Howard County – Room Rental Tax – Room Rental Fee Ho. Co. 12-15

•HB 71: Capital Budget – Maryland Hall Line Item Veto:

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL SEN. JIM MATHIAS AND REMIND HIM THAT GOV. HOGAN'S APPROVAL RATING IS 64% WHILE GOV. O'MALLEY'S APPROVAL RATING WHEN HE LEFT OFFICE ONE YEAR AGO WAS IN THE DISMAL 20'S. INFORM JIM THAT HE SHOULD NOT THWART THE WILL OF HIS CONSTITUENTS.

James.Mathias@Senate.State.MD.us
301-858-3006

PLEASE CALL AND EMAIL TODAY AND ENCOURAGE YOUR FRIENDS TO DO SO!!!

Delaware State Police Investigating Bomb Threats - Tuesday January 12, 2016

State Police Investigating Bomb Threats - Tuesday January 12, 2016.

Delaware-The Delaware State Police are currently investigating bomb threats at two schools in Sussex County.

At this time, the following schools have been evacuated and there are state and local police K9s responding.

• Millsboro Middle School, 302 East State Street, Millsboro, DE
• Beacon Middle School, 19483 John J. Williams Highway, Lewes, DE

The incidents occurred around 9:30 a.m. this morning, Tuesday January 12, 2016 and are in the early stages. A more complete release will be forwarded when the investigation is complete.

Investigations are also being conducted by Dover Police Department, Greenwood Police Department, and Milford Police Department for similar incidents that occurred at schools within their jurisdictions

If anyone has any information in reference to any of these incidents they are asked to contact Troop 2 Youth Aid Division at 302-834-2620, Troop 3 Youth Aid Division at 302-697-4454, or Troop 4 Youth Aid Division at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet atwww.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

Bomb Threat Evacuates Ocean City Elementary School


BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Threat Evacuates Local Elementary School
In the latest of a series of them on the shore, a bomb threat has led to the evacuation this morning of Ocean City Elementary School. Worcester County Sheriffs deputies are on the scene and blocking ingress and egress. All students and staff have reportedly been evacuated and remain safely outside at this time. More as it's available.

UPDATE on OCES evacuation
Worcester County Public Schools Spokesperson Carrie Sterrs said, "What I know is OCES received a telephone call, it was not a robocall it was a live call, from an individual who said there was a bomb in the building. All students and staff were safely evacuated. “

She says call came in at “about” 9:15 a.m.


Information courtesy of  The Dispatch

Bill Would Crack Down On Off-Campus Parties Near Towson

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Calling for a crackdown on off-campus parties. Neighbors are speaking out after a series of disturbances near Towson University.

Now the county is looking at legislation to hold landlords accountable.

This new bill really focuses on the accountability of the property owners who rent to students.

Videos on YouTube claim to show Towson University students at wild off-campus parties, packed with people and lots of booze.

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A Viewer Writes, Another Bomb Threat. This Time In Ocean City, MD.

A viewer claims there's been another bomb threat, this time at the Ocean City Elementary. 

I can say I have been listening to a lot of sirens going on out here. We'll keep you posted.

Why Employers' Incentives For Weight Loss Fall Flat With Workers

Promising workers lower health insurance premiums for losing weight did nothing to help them take off the pounds, a recent study found. At the end of a year, obese workers had lost less than 1.5 pounds on average, statistically no different than the minute average gain of a tenth of a pound for workers who weren't offered a financial incentive to lose weight.

"Our study highlights some of the weaknesses" of workplace wellness programs, said Dr. Mitesh Patel, assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine and the study's lead author.

The study, published in January's issue of the journal Health Affairs, reported the results of a yearlong randomized controlled trial to test the effectiveness of financial incentives to encourage weight loss among 197 obese employees of the University of Pennsylvania health system.

Participants were asked to lose 5 percent of their weight. Each was assigned to one of four study groups. The control group wasn't offered any financial rewards. The three other groups were offered an incentive valued at $550.

People in one group were told they would begin receiving health insurance premium discounts biweekly immediately after reaching their weight-loss goal. In another group, the people were told they would receive biweekly premium adjustments the following year if they reached their goal. Volunteers in the final group were eligible for a daily lottery payment if they met their daily weight loss goal and weighed in the previous day.

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Americans Mindlessly Hand Over Personal Details To A Complete Stranger

Social activist Mark Dice hit the street in San Diego to carry out an experiment to see how many Americans would mindlessly follow his orders and hand over personal details without question if he assumed a position of authority.

Dice approached random people and with no explanation other than “it’s a new program,” asked for a list of personal information including their name, address, birth date, where they bank and so on.

The results were shocking.

Nervously handling a football, one guy immediately, and without question gave Dice all his personal information, and even spelled out his address for him.

The guy only questioned Dice when he asked for his social security number, “the final field on the entry form.”

Dice claimed he was gathering “data for some programs,” prompting the man to claim he did “not feel comfortable” giving out that information, after he’d already given Dice everything he would need were he a criminal or identity thief.

As Dice notes, the guy left without even asking who Dice was, or for more of an explanation.

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How Obama's Proposals Are Playing Out At Gun Shows

Hundreds of people were lined up when the gun show opened at the fairgrounds in Miami. It was mostly men, but there were quite a few women and even some kids. Winter is a busy time for gun sales in Florida. But this gun show was busier than usual.

Even before President Obama announced actions aimed at tightening controls on gun purchases, sales were up — partly in reaction to terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernadino.

Gun dealers say the president's initiatives have also spurred sales. At the same time, polling shows more than two-thirds of Americans support the president's proposals — including a majority of gun owners.

Will Reynolds owns Leadfeather Guns and Archery. He had several tables in the middle of the exhibition hall, with an array of expensive-looking handguns. He goes through some of his inventory.

"We primarily just specialize in firearms. We love Sig Sauer, we carry a lot of those," Reynolds says. "We have the FNX Tactical, Smith & Wesson, Ruger, Walther, all the quality stuff."

Reynolds says he hasn't read through the president's proposals but is leery some of the rules may put new burdens on federally licensed dealers like him. But, Reynolds says, Obama is good for business.

"Anytime he seems like he talks about firearms, attendance goes up. Anytime there's a mishap or an accident or something like San Bernardino, people are scared, petrified and they want to protect themselves. At the same time, they feel like they don't want to lose their rights," Reynolds says.

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Ocean Pines Bank Robber Pleads Guilty, Faces Life Sentence

BERLIN — A Berlin man arrested in March after robbing an Ocean Pines bank at gunpoint before taking an employee’s vehicle and fleeing the scene pleaded guilty last week in U.S. District Court to armed robbery and brandishing a firearm and faces a sentence of up to life in prison.

Jeffrey V. Hare was indicted in August in U.S. District Court by a federal grand jury on charges of armed bank robbery, carjacking and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Last Friday, Hare pleaded guilty to counts one and three and now faces up to life in prison. The armed bank robbery conviction carries a maximum sentence of 25 years, while the brandishing a firearm conviction carries a mandatory minimum of seven years and a maximum of life in prison. Sentencing has been set for April 12.

Around 1:15 p.m. on March 13, 2015, Hare entered the BB&T Bank branch on Route 589 in Ocean Pines wearing a ski mask and brandishing a handgun. Hare told the bank tellers in the lobby he had a gun and was robbing the bank. Hare demanded the tellers give him only $50 and $100 bills and that they didn’t give him any dye packs.

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A Viewer Writes: Walston Switch Closure

There was shut down on 12/8/15 and it is still shut down. 

Residents are having to go well out of their way or travel through Wor-Wic to access Walston Switch or get to their homes that are off of Walston Switch. Originally this shut-down was to have been less than a week and no one was to have inconveniences for more than a day or two. I feel bad for traveler who should be able to take Walston Switch to get to the airport. Not to mention Walston Switch is a main artery for FedEx as well. I don't know if they hit a road bump that has stopped them from fixing the road or if they are just milking the process of having the road closed so they can have the site area open for their construction. I know there is only one residential house that is across from the site, I imagine this is an inconvenience for them as well. Maybe Choptank will give us a rebate on our bills for the inconvenience.

A Viewer Writes: BE AWARE HOA OWNERS AND BUYERS

The by laws of Home Owners Associations means nothing within the City of Salisbury, the authority you depend on to enforce those by laws.

A small (100) home HOA in the city recently had a group, and not a majority, of it’s residents take over an association meeting. They null and voided the present board of directors with the exception of one member (who was appointed and not even elected) to appoint a new board forcing the elected board to resign. The board that resigned, and was elected, went to the city to seek assistance in the community division of it’s residents to no avail.

First they provided numerous letters including copies of the by laws and covenants of the community and never got any reply. Finally the newly elected Mayor Jake Day, called using his cell phone disputing facts set forth in the last letter from us. He left a message to call him back. I left three messages and never got any return call. I finally sent a certified return receipt letter and got a meeting set with the Mayor. He was cordial and promised to look into all that had transpired and get back to me by the following Thursday of that Week. This meeting was 12-28-2015 and as of today January 11, 2016 no call or any response what’s so ever. This mayor has plenty of time to get his picture in the paper but no time to assist the citizens of his community.

The city attorney called the attorney of this illegal board to tell them what they were doing was alright using a statue that exists only for legal capital stockholders of a corporation. The group of residents that made the compliant was never contacted by the City Attorney so they could rebut his decision. A mistake that could be corrected if the mayor and the city attorney took the time to correct

The board whom we consider to be illegally appointed and their newly elected board we understand has spent the associations money to pay for an attorney to defend their actions. This further makes all of this a gross illegal action. There was a legal election on the day they took over the meeting re-electing the president and treasurer of the then existing board and this militant group have decided to ignore the results of that election. All of this has transpired within the city of Salisbury, MD under the auspicious of our Mayor Jake Day. So fellow city residents be aware if you reside in a HOA or considering buying into a HOA you too could be the target of disgruntled fellow neighbors and you also will not get any support from your city Government, the authority that you need and expect to correct this action.

What New Jersey Journalists Want You To Know About Chris Christie

They say the image of the New Jersey governor in campaign coverage is lacking in important details.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who is garnering increased attention among Republican candidates thanks to a rise in his New Hampshire polling numbers, is misleading many about his economic record, has a history of big corporate tax breaks, and continues to fall in the polls back home, according to Garden State journalists who have covered him for years.

Many reporters and editors who have followed Christie's career for the past six years as governor, and before that as U.S. attorney, say the image of Christie in campaign coverage is lacking in important details.

"I think New Jersey's economic record will get talked about a lot. It is not as good as he portrays it being," said Michael Symons, a statehouse reporter for Gannett's six New Jersey newspapers. "He says job growth under him has been more than it was under the past four governors. That is in part the result of the national economy. New Jersey as it compares to other states, only 7 or 8 states have a lower rate of private sector job growth when you go back to when he took office."

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Goodson Trial Will Be Delayed; Prosecution Asks To Retry Porter First

The trial of Baltimore City Police Officer Caesar Goodson has been delayed, by order of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

Jury selection was supposed to begin at Porter's trial today, but Judge Barry Williams announced a recess in the case. This morning, Judge Peter Krauser, Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, issued a two-page order calling for the delay.

On Friday, the Court of Special Appeals is considering whether Officer William Porter should be forced to testify for the state at Goodson's trial.

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The Perfect Home for Liberals


Ringling Circus Elephants Take Early Retirement to Florida

For more than a century, the elephant has been a symbol of the traveling circus, despite complaints that the animals were treated cruelly. Now the days of their lumbering performances under big-top tents are coming to an end sooner than planned.

The parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus said in a statement on Monday that it was phasing out its Asian elephants show early and would move the creatures from their traveling circus units to a conservation center in Florida in May.

The move would bring to 42 the number of elephants at the center, according to Feld Entertainment, the circus’s parent company. The company estimates that it costs $65,000 apiece to maintain each of the 11 elephants remaining on tour every year, and it says it wants to use that money to focus on conservation and pediatric cancer research instead, according to the statement.

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FBI's Clinton probe expands to public corruption track

EXCLUSIVE: The FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of private email as secretary of state has expanded to look at whether the possible “intersection” of Clinton Foundation work and State Department business may have violated public corruption laws, three intelligence sources not authorized to speak on the record told Fox News.

This track is in addition to the focus on classified material found on Clinton’s personal server.

"The agents are investigating the possible intersection of Clinton Foundation donations, the dispensation of State Department contracts and whether regular processes were followed," one source said.

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Today's Survey Question 1-12-16

Should the Heisman vote be delayed 
until after the Playoff?

This Is How Ted Cruz Wins: Why the Formerly Unthinkable Could Actually Happen

Establishment Republicans are beginning to reconcile themselves to supporting the lesser of two evils.

When Ted Cruz came to the Senate in 2013, after winning a squeaker of a Senate race the previous November, he didn’t waste any time in bringing himself to national attention. It wasn’t his style to use his freshman term to keep his head down and learn the ropes. Just seven weeks after being sworn in, Cruz made a name for himself by accusing fellow Republican Chuck Hagel of taking money from communist North Korea during his confirmation hearings for Secretary of Defense. This accusation startled virtually everyone and earned Cruz a rebuke from committee chairman John McCain. Senator Barbara Boxer drew an apt analogy when she said she was reminded of “a different time and place, when you said, ‘I have here in my pocket a speech you made on such-and-such a date,’ and of course there was nothing in the pocket.” She was alluding, of course to the notorious Senator Joseph McCarthy.

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A Pill That Cures Hepatitis Costs Just $4, but If You Live in America It's $1,000

Instead of looking at a corrupt government, which has the unique ability to create and sustain monopolies, the 'evil market' is blamed.

On April 8, 2013, the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc., filed a New Drug Application claiming to be able to cure hepatitis C. They received the FDA’s coveted Breakthrough Therapy Designation, which is is given to drugs that show significant treatment advantages to existing options.

In an incredibly fast review process, the FDA approved Gilead Sciences’Sovaldi for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in December of the same year.

The efficacy rate of Sovaldi, when combined with NS5A inhibitors, is nothing short of astonishing, sitting between 94% and 97%.This rate is far better and far safer than any previous treatments for Hep C.

Nearly one year after receiving FDA approval, on October 10, 2014, Gilead Sciences Inc. patented Harvoni, which is Solvaldi combined with one of these inhibitors.

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45 Million Americans Live in Poverty, but You Wouldn’t Know It From Watching 2016 Coverage

One of the most pressing issues facing America is ignored by our corporate media.

Of the five Republican debates and of the three Democratic debates, not onemoderator has asked a question involving the words “poverty” or “poor.” While the subject has been touched upon by some of the Democratic candidates, namely Bernie Sanders and briefly Jim Webb, the topic has been entirely unmentioned by the moderators during the three Democratic debates. In the GOP debates, the candidates only bring up the topic as a way to swipe President Obama, which is fair enough but is not a discussion of poverty much less a good-faith attempt to mitigate it. By comparison, the Democratic debate moderators brought up “ISIS” or “Terrorism” 21 times total in all three debates.

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Uppity Woman Disrespects U.S. Soldier In Line At Store… What Happened Next Will Have You Cheering

It’s unbelievable, but some people still lack any sort of respect for the men and women who wear the uniform of the United States military.

Most of these people are either supremely self-centered or just leftists who generally don’t see why those who put their life on the line so they can sleep at night should be honored.

One of our active duty servicemen, back from a tour in Afghanistan, ran in to one of these snooty liberals during a recent visit to a fast food restaurant, according to a Facebook post shared by Hrtwarming.com.

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