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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Salisbury Independent Volunteer Fire Co.1 Station 13 Speaks Out About Retaliation

Another great day of selling chicken and a successful yard sale. It's great to be able to meet everyone in the community. The support from all is overwhelming. But we must finally take a stance on something. There is one particular person that was very ignorant and degrading to our members for several months leading up to our separation. Since we have left, the only community outreach he has done was to go door to door and tell lies to the community about us. He has also been very immature and attacking our members and company on social media. It's nice to know that most of the people he spoke with, are smarter than he is and did not believe his lies. We are not ones to call people out for their wrong doing, but we have to draw a line somewhere. Bryan Records, the Asst. Chief for SFD has no respect for volunteers of Wicomico County or the few remaining with the SFD. He is very blatant in expressing it and will do everything he can to make himself look like the better person. Bryan, it's time for you to move on now. Yes we did sell chicken today and yes the public does support us. Your personal efforts and attacks, to include stalking our members, will not stop us from protecting the residents of Wicomico County. We wish we did not have to call you out on this, but enough is enough. #salisburysnumber1freelancer#leadersleadbyexamplenotbookstheywanttowrite

Shock as teens arrested for alleged sex assault that thousands watched on Facebook live

Three Mississippi teens are facing kidnapping and sexual assault charges in connection to a video that was recorded on Facebook Live and was watched by thousands, authorities said.

Authorities responded to a report of an assault at a Gulfport home late Tuesday. Authorities discovered the video that recorded the alleged sexual assault.

The video begins inside a bathroom with a man demanding oral sex from the woman. Others in the background also demand that the woman performs the sex act, The Clarion-Ledger reported. A female could be heard saying that the alleged victim could not leave until she performed the act.

She said: "She ain't going home” and that the woman is going to perform the sexual acts “until her throat swells up.”


Is the GOP serious about governing?

We are now almost six months into the new administration with Republicans controlling both houses of Congress and the White House. There is plenty of activity at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. A conservative Supreme Court justice. Regulation roll backs. Renegotiation of lopsided trade deals. Walking away from nonsensical global warming treaties. Reassertion of American and Western values. Putting the brakes on a reckless, destructive immigration policy. And finally, a long overdue, well deserved beat back of a hostile, partisan media.

What’s happening across town in the hallowed halls of Congress? Obamacare repeal and/or replace? Tax reform? Infrastructure? Anything?

Congress too has had six months to work, to create legislation. Meaningful bills that the President is likely to sign into law. Unlike the past six years where anything from Congress would be struck down by the Obama veto pen.

Anyone need a reminder? Congress couldn’t stop the Democrat agenda without first controlling the House. Delivered. Then they told us they needed the Senate. Delivered. But wait, everything we pass will be vetoed by the White House. Delivered last November. So now what? I thought the GOP was serious about what they needed in order to govern.


**Traffic Advisory** – Troopers Investigating Serious Crash – Laurel

Laurel- Delaware State Police is currently investigating a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred this evening in Laurel.

The initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred at approximately 9:20 p.m. on US Rt. 13 (Sussex Highway) at Laurel Road and involves a motor cycle and a bicycle. As a result of the crash serious injuries have been sustained to the operator of the bicycle.

US Rt. 13 at Laurel Road has been closed to traffic at this time and commuters are asked to find alternate routes of travel around the crash scene.

The investigation into this incident is in its early stages. More information will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.

Waterfowl Blind Site Licensing Dates and Locations Announced

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will soon allow the state’s resident hunters to apply for a 2017-18 waterfowl blind site license.

Beginning Aug. 1, applicants will be entered into a lottery for a chance to select their blind sites. Each site license is assigned to a designated location in Maryland waters, where hunters can anchor their boats to hunt waterfowl.

From 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Aug. 1, applications will be accepted at locations listed below. Anyone arriving after 8 a.m. will not be eligible for the lottery.

The lottery will start at approximately 8:30 a.m. Once selected, applicants will have eight minutes to choose their blinds, with a maximum of two sites per day. Selections will end at 4:30 p.m. and resume the following day.

Conway Questions Spending On Russia Probe

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway wondered Friday how much more money should be spent on investigations into Russian election interference and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

“What kind of money are we going to spend by the taxpayers having these infinite investigations?” Conway asked on “Fox and Friends.” “There are many of them. If we’re going to do that, fine I suppose, but we really need to spend our time also telling people what’s being done here for them and that’s not being covered at all.”

The remarks from Conway come as special counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his investigative team to more than 25 individuals, according to Mueller spokesman Peter Carr. Carr didn’t tell The Daily Caller exactly how many members are part of Mueller’s team, Carr said this figure includes “attorneys, administrative staff and FBI agents.”

Mueller has hired 16 attorneys, 13 of which have been publically identified, Carr would not tell TheDC who the other three attorneys are. The Daily Caller previously reported that at least seven lawyers hired by Mueller – a registered Republican – are Democratic donors.


Couple attempts the 'Dirty Dancing' lift, ends up hospitalized

One couple definitely did not have the time of their lives while recently attempting to pull off Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze's iconic lift from the 1987 classic Dirty Dancing.

After watching the flick over 30 times, bride-to-be Sharon Price, 52, and her fiancé Andy Price, 51, from England, decided they wanted to recreate the move during their first dance at their upcoming nuptials. But they soon discovered that it's not quite as easy as Jennifer and Patrick made it look.

According to the BBC, the couple decided to give the move a shot while at a pub in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset last weekend. Saying it failed spectacularly would be an understatement.


Is This The Generation That Is Going To Financially Destroy America?

Did you know that the federal government is going to spend more than 4 trillion dollars this year? To put that into perspective, U.S. GDP for the entire year of 2017 is going to be somewhere between 18 and 19 trillion dollars. So when you are talking about 4 trillion dollars you are talking about a huge chunk of our economy. But of course the federal government doesn’t bring in 4 trillion dollars a year. At the beginning of Barack Obama’s first term, we were 10.6 trillion dollars in debt, and now we are nearly 20 trillion dollars in debt. That means that we have been adding more than a trillion dollars a year to the national debt. When you break that down, that means that we have essentially been stealing more than a hundred million dollars from future generations of Americans every single hour of every single day to pay for our debt-fueled lifestyle. Even Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is warning that this is not sustainable, and yet we just keep on doing it.

Nobody can pretend that what we have today is the kind of limited federal government that our founders intended. When federal spending accounts for more than 20 percent of GDP, it is hard to argue that we haven’t moved very far down the road toward socialism. As I mentioned above, total federal spending will surpass 4 trillion dollars for the first time ever in 2017…

Both the Congressional Budget Office and the White House Office of Management and Budget project that federal spending will top $4 trillion for the first time in fiscal 2017, which began on Oct. 1, 2016 and will end on Sept. 30.

In its “Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2017 to 2027” published last week, CBO projected that total federal spending in fiscal 2017 will hit $4,008,000,000,000.

I was recently asked how we are going to pay for a 4 trillion dollar government if we abolish the income tax like I am proposing.


Now That Is A LARGE Ice Cream Cone

Three men indicted for the murder of two Maryland students

Three men have been indicted on murder charges by a grand jury over the death of two teens who were found slain inside a car the night before they were set to graduate high school.

Jose Canales-Yanez, 25, Edgar Garcia-Goana, 24, and Roger Garcia, 19, were indicted on murder, robbery and weapons charges on Thursday in Maryland's Montgomery County Circuit Court.

The three men were arrested last month over the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Shadi Najjar and 18-year-old Artem Ziberov.


Officers: Mosby Not Immune From Lawsuit

Officers charged in the death of a black man whose neck was broken in the back of a police van are asking a federal appeals court to allow parts of a lawsuit against Baltimore's top prosecutor to proceed.

The officers are suing State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby for malicious prosecution, defamation and invasion of privacy. Three of the officers were acquitted, and Mosby dropped the remaining cases.

Mosby says the lower court should have found her to be immune from being sued because she's a prosecutor.


Mystery solved? Timeline shows how Russian lawyer got into US for Trump Jr. meeting

Trump Jr Russia meeting: Who is to blame?

The Russian attorney whose campaign-season meeting with Donald Trump Jr. has caused headaches for the White House was cleared to enter the U.S. at the time of the visit by the Obama State Department, officials confirmed to Fox News late Thursday.

A brief timeline released overnight helps to resolve questions over how Natalia Veselnitskaya even had legal permission to be in the U.S. And it also shows multiple Obama agencies were involved on multiple occasions in granting access to the lawyer after she was initially denied a visa.

According to the timeline released by the Department of Homeland Security, the Obama Justice and Homeland Security departments granted her a special type of “parole” to be in the U.S. from September 2015 through February 2016 to work on a court case in New York. After that expired, according to DHS, the State Department issued her a B1/B2 non-immigrant visa in June 2016, according to DHS, just in time for her meeting with Trump Jr., Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort.


Longtime voice of Kermit the Frog fired, says he is "devastated"

LOS ANGELES -- It isn't easy being green. But no longer being green is apparently even harder.

Steve Whitmire, the puppeteer who was fired after 27 years as Kermit the Frog said Thursday he is "devastated to have failed" Muppets founder and his mentor Jim Henson.

Whitmire has been with the Muppets since 1978, and took over as Kermit after Henson died in 1990. He wrote an emotional blog post in response to his firing a day after it was made public.

He said he was let go against his will, and would never have left voluntarily.


George W. Bush and Bill Clinton hit out at Trump in Dallas

George W Bush and Bill Clinton both took apparent jabs at Donald Trump at a forum on Thursday night as they named the one characteristic a president needed above all others.

The two former presidents were speaking at a graduation ceremony for the Presidential Leadership Scholars program at the George W Bush Presidential Center in Dallas.

Bush replied ‘humility’ in answer to the question about presidential qualities, and added – ‘I think it's really important to know what you don't know and listen to people who do know what you don't know.’

Clinton said anyone holding the highest office in the land needs to keep focused on their goals.

‘Realize it's about the people, not you,’ he said. ‘A lot of these people who are real arrogant in office, they forget.

'You don't want to say, “God, look at all those people I beat”’.


A US citizenship welcome letter still shows Obama as POTUS

Aisha Sultan shared her British-born husband's US citizenship welcome letter, which had Obama's signature as the President of the United States.


Ice Cream!! Yummy!

Maryland Zoo: Julius The Giraffe Calf Dies

JULIUS UPDATE: It’s hard to even write the words. Julius is gone. After weeks of effort, intensive medical treatments and round-the-clock hands on care, today the team made a decision they never wanted to have to make. Since Julius’ birth and the beginning of his battle, we knew his chances of survival were limited, but that never stopped the team from stepping up to provide him every care and comfort, and exhausting all treatment options. If you’ve been following his journey, you know the effort has been intense, guided by collaboration between our giraffe experts and animal professionals from all over the country. In the end, we are saddened that this extraordinary effort wasn't enough to save him and the entire Maryland Zoo family is feeling this loss very deeply, as we know you are feeling it, too.

When working with animals it's often the underlying issues that aren't easily identifiable or solved that prove most challenging, even with the best science and skill. We hope to learn more about what health issues, if any, might have been complicating Julius' critical condition. In his short life, he has already helped the Zoo and other giraffe care facilities gain vast knowledge that will aid future calves who may face similar issues in our collective efforts to save and safeguard this species.

Julius impacted a large following of fans who wanted, like us, to see him thrive. The Zoo has been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support, concern and prayers for him. We simply can’t explain the positive impact your support has had on the team working day and night with him.

The Zoo team and #TeamJulius is not just made of animal experts but also animal lovers, including you. This type of decision is one of the hardest parts of a Zoo team member’s job and a blanket of grief lays over the entire Zoo family as you read this. The support of #TeamJulius on this journey has been a true inspiration and we are comforted knowing Julius’ memory will live on with you.

Thugs assaulted churchgoer with ‘pack-like mentality’: prosecutors

Prosecutors on Friday described how a group of thugs with a “pack-like mentality” set upon a defenseless churchgoer in Queens — with one of them serving as a “lookout” so his buddies could sexually assault her.

“The crimes that the defendants are accused of committing that night are despicable and are deserving of significant punishment,” District Attorney Richard Brown said in a statement. “Two of them are alleged to have subjected her to heinous acts of sexual abuse.”


WATCH: Police destroy 62 ATVs and dirt bikes driven illegally in D.C.

VIDEO: Woman taking a selfie causes $200,000 worth of damage

Pelosi Plans To Force House Russia Votes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced Friday a “coordinated effort” among Democrats to try and force the House to vote on Russia-related matters.

During a press conference on Friday morning, Pelosi said she wants to force the House to take votes on anything related to Russian election meddling.

“Today we are announcing a new coordinated effort to force votes and get answers for the American people. We will force Republicans to take votes on the record to continue from hiding the facts from the American people,” Pelosi said. “We will expose House Republicans for their willful shameful enabling… of the attack on our Constitution.”

The Democrats plan to offer “resolutions of inquiry,” which would automatically trigger floor votes unless they are acted upon in committees.

Republicans would likely take up the inquiries in committee to avoid a full floor vote, thus limiting committee time spent on other legislative projects.


"Blue Whale Challenge" urges young people to end their lives

DALLAS -- The family of a Texas teen who hanged himself says their son was involved in a ghoulish online game that calls on participants to complete a series of tasks before taking their own lives, and some schools are warning parents about the so-called Blue Whale Challenge.

Jorge Gonzalez told CBS affiliate KENS-TV that he wanted to urge parents to monitor their children's social media use after his son, Isaiah, was found hanging in his bedroom closet Saturday in the family's home with his cellphone propped up on a shoe to record his death.

A report on the boy's death from the San Antonio Police Department does not mention the challenge. But Gonzalez' family said in the days after the teen died, they pieced together from his social media and communication with friends that he had participated in the game.


GOP Tanks Ban on Military's Gender Surgery

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) never served in the military -- but she's one of the strongest warriors you'll ever meet. And during yesterday's debate over the National Defense Authorization Act, that's exactly what America needed. While other Republicans ran and hid, she stood in the fire, fiercely determined to stop what Barack Obama started: the decimation of the world's greatest fighting force.

Unfortunately for our men and women in uniform, not every Republican cares about national security as much as Hartzler does. When the Missouri congresswoman tried to stop the runaway train of transgenderism, 24 Republicans said, "No thanks. We'd rather fund Obama's political correctness than restore the military." By a 214-209 vote, they told troops, taxpayers, and Trump that they'd prefer to spend $3.7 billion on gender reassignments than the military's own assignment: to fight and win wars.

If these Republicans were looking serve as "path finders" to the Congressional minority, they may have found it. According to the latest Rasmussen polling, only 23 percent of the country agrees with them that opening the doors to the gender-confused is good for the military. Add in the sky-high costs of treatments and lost deployment time, and that number would probably look generous by comparison. Like most service chiefs, Americans don't understand how anyone could justify spending billions on a radical medical procedure when the same amount could buy a Navy destroyer, 22 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Planes, 3,700 tomahawk missiles, or 116 Chinook helicopters. After this, Congressional conservatives who stood with Hartzler will -- and should -- question the extra $80 billion in defense funding Congress asked for in its latest defense budget. Does the military really need it if they're willing to spend $3.7 billion swapping people's parts -- instead of buying new ones for planes and tanks?

"This is about addressing [North] Korea, Russia, ISIS," Hartzler argued on the House floor. "We need every defense dollar to go to meeting those threats, not anything else, and we need to make sure our troops are ready and can be deployed." That will be even more difficult under Obama's policy, since, as she points out, "Military members undergoing transition surgery are non-deployable for up to 267 days. Similarly, regular hormone treatments renders individuals non-deployable into the future. It makes no sense to create soldiers who are unable to fight and win our nation's wars and unfair to non-transitioning individuals who must leave their families and deploy in their place."


Woman, 24, 'was texting when she hit and killed two girls'

Authorities say an Ohio woman was texting on her phone when she struck and killed two 14-year-old girls with her car, and critically injured a 15-year-old boy.

Twenty-four-year-old New Franklin resident Natasha Boggs was arrested and jailed Friday.

She's charged with voluntary manslaughter, vehicular homicide, driving while texting, tampering with records and other offenses.

Boggs is accused of hitting three teens in Coventry Township on May 28, killing Taylor Galloway, of Akron, and Amber Thoma, of Coventry Township. A 15-year-old boy was also injured. Another friend who was walking with them was uninjured.


Beach replenishment contract awarded

The U.S Army Corps of Engineers announced Wednesday that it has awarded a $12.7 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to add 900,000 cubic yards, or nearly a million tons of sand to Ocean City’s beach this fall.

The beach berm, which is the wide, flat beach in front of the Boardwalk and dunes, is an engineered beach that is an element of the overall coastal storm risk management project in Ocean City.

“Most people may not realize it, but the beach at Ocean City enjoyed by so many visitors is actually an engineered beach that is designed to be part of a system to reduce coastal storm damages,” said Army Corps Project Manager Justin Callahan.

“This renourishment is an important part of the long-term commitment to maintaining this coastal storm risk management project and we’re delighted to be able to begin work later this year.”


US attorneys go after more than 412 in health fraud case

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday that federal prosecutors have charged more than 400 people in taking part in medical fraud and opioid scams that totaled $1.3 billion in fraudulent billing.

Sessions said that 412 individuals will be prosecuted by his office in what he called the 'largest health care fraud takedown operation in American history' during a press conference in Washington.

Sessions noted that the case involves doctors, nurses and pharmacists that 'have chosen to violate their oaths and put greed ahead of their patients.'


Report: Five Times Democrats Sought Russia’s Help with U.S. Elections

Amid the liberal hysteria over e-mails released by President Donald Trump’s son regarding contact with a Russian attorney, a new report details five times Democrats sought Russia’s help with U.S. elections.

In “5 Times Democrats Tried To Work With The Russians To Swing Elections,” the Daily Wire argues that “The Democrats don't have the moral high ground here” regarding the contact Donald Trump, Jr. had with a Russian claiming to have disparaging information about then-candidate Hillary Clinton.

The five instances of Democrat efforts at election collusion described and analyzed by Daily Mail:

WH: Any Collusion That Actually Took Place Was Between DNC and Ukranian Gov't

The White House on Wednesday reacted to FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray's comments during his Senate confirmation hearing regarding the Russia probe, saying the president's position has not changed.

Under questioning from Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday, Wray said he does not consider the investigation into Russian interference regarding the Trump campaign "a witch hunt."

White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump "has made extremely clear his position on that, and it certainly has not changed."

"I think if there's been any evidence of collusion in 2016 that's come out at all or been discussed that's actually happened, it would be between the DNC and the Ukrainian government," she said.

"I don't often quote the New York Times, but even one of their reporters tweeted earlier today that -- why this example provides evidence of collusion: 'Cooperation was between DNC officials and officials from the Ukrainian government, not just some associate,'" Sanders said.

"Ukrainian actions to coordinate with the DNC was actually successful, unlike anything shown by Don Jr.'s emails," she said. "Information passed to the DNC from the Ukrainian government directly targeted members of the Trump campaign in an attempt to undermine it, and that was just Ukraine.

"The other big news was the foreign intelligence dossier that the president's political opponents funded and disseminated widely and was based on discredited opposition research from foreign intelligence sources. The only collusion I've seen, and that's certainly been proven, would be between those people," Sanders said.

More here

More Soros-Funded Groups Pile on Lawsuits Against Voter Fraud Commission

President Donald Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity finds itself under attack in the courts this week as multiple non-profits with links to left-wing billionaire George Soros pursue lawsuits against the newly established commission.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed an amended complaint in their own lawsuit against the commission Monday alleging it has no authority to request voting records from the states as part of its mission. The commission halted such collection as a result.

Like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), who are also suing the Advisory Commission, EPIC has in the past been a recipient of funds from Soros’s Open Societies Foundations, although, as EPIC Director Mark Rotenberg stressed to LifeZette Wednesday, the group, unlike the ACLU, has not received Soros money since 2005.

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Why the Post Office Gives Amazon Special Delivery

A Citigroup analysis finds each box gets a $1.46 subsidy. It’s like a gift card from Uncle Sam.

In my neighborhood, I frequently walk past “shop local” signs in the windows of struggling stores. Yet I don’t feel guilty ordering most of my family’s household goods on Amazon. In a world of fair competition, there will be winners and losers.

But when a mail truck pulls up filled to the top with Amazon boxes for my neighbors and me, I do feel some guilt. Like many close observers of the shipping business, I know a secret about the federal government’s relationship with Amazon: The U.S. Postal Service delivers the company’s boxes well below its own costs. Like an accelerant added to a fire, this subsidy is speeding up the collapse of traditional retailers in the U.S. and providing an unfair advantage for Amazon.

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Immigrants defecate in streets, behead chickens, angry Pennsylvania residents say

Some residents of a Pennsylvania town are upset by Romanian immigrants who they have accused of defecating in public and beheading chickens.

Residents in California, Pennsylvania – about 35 miles south of Pittsburgh – are angered by the alleged actions of the Romanian immigrants, thePittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.

Residents have accused the immigrants of throwing around trash, disobeying traffic laws, defecating in public, being disruptive in markets and killing chickens, according to the Post-Gazette.

“What I’ve seen is men and children – never usually the women – the men and the children dropping their pants in the middle of the street, defecating, pulling their pants up and going on their way,” Dawne Roberts told WTAE-TV.


Pew: Christian Refugees Outnumber Muslims Under Trump

More Christian refugees have arrived in the United States under President Donald Trump than Muslims, a shift from the previous administration.

The Pew Research Center looked at data from the Department of State and concluded that 9,598 Christians have emigrated to the U.S. from Jan. 21 to June 30. 7,250 Muslim refugees came to the U.S. during the same time frame.


Mac & Cheese Products Have High Levels of Phthalates

Macaroni and cheese mixes made with powdered cheese contain high levels of potentially harmful chemicals called phthalates, according to a new study.

Phthalates, which can get into food from packaging and equipment used in manufacturing, have been linked to genital birth defects in infant boys and learning and behavior problems in older children, The New York Times reported.

Researchers tested different cheese products and found that all 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese included in the study had high levels of phthalates, even those labeled as organic.


Our next President of the United States


Etch this man's name in your mind.

His name is Abdul El-Sayed.

After years of being groomed by George Soros. He has been hand picked by the Left to be their next “champion” of Hope and Change.

He is 32 years old, born in the USA, and an extremely well educated MuslimDoctor in Detroit Michigan. (education funded by Soros)

He is handsome, articulate, charismatic and smart.

He is sympathetic of the Muslim Brotherhood, and is running for Governor of Michigan, which is Step 1 in his preparation to run for President of the United States.

He has the potential to be Obama #2, but far more openly Muslim.
Abdulrahman Mohamed El-Sayed is an American physician, epidemiologist, public health advocate, and politician. He has announced his candidacy for Governor of Michigan, running as a Democrat.

Born: October 31, 1984 (age 32), Michigan
Awards: Rhodes Scholarship; Paul and Daisy Soros; Fellowships for New; Americans
Education: University of Michigan, Ann; Arbor (BA); Oriel College, Oxford (MA, PhD); Columbia University (MD)
Political party: Democratic Party.

In 2020 he will be eligible to run for President!

Democrats' mouths are watering in anticipation and raising money.

Elizabeth "Pocahontas" Warren is already campaigning for him.

Another Trojan Horse?

Al Jazeera, which is widely read by Michigan's large Muslim population is doing its best to help George make him "YOUR" president in 2020!

Google: Abdul El-Sayed-Soros

Bet you never dreamed an unknown, like Obama, would end up as the President of the United States of America FOR 8 YEARS, did you.. It could happen again...

Congresswomen protest for 'right to bare arms'

On Friday, more than 30 congresswomen on both sides of the aisle wore sleeveless dresses to support their "right to bare arms."

The lawmakers were protesting the dress code in the Speaker's Lobby, a room bordering the House chamber where lawmakers congregate between votes and where reporters conduct interviews. The dress code for the room has required women -- reporters and lawmakers -- to wear dresses and blouses with sleeves if they want to enter. The rule also requires men to wear jackets and ties.

"The rules are kind of archaic -- if we just went by tradition in this chamber then we wouldn't have a women's bathroom off the floor," California Democrat Linda Sanchez said, referring to the lack of a women's bathroom off the floor until recent years.


Peyton Manning In Nursing Home at ESPYS 2017

Saturday Humor

A young blonde girl in her late teens, wanting to earn some extra money for the summer, decided to hire herself out as a "handy woman" and started canvassing a nearby well-to-do neighborhood. She went to the front door of the first house and asked the owner if he had any odd jobs for her to do.

"Well, I guess I could use somebody to paint the porch. How much will you charge me?"

Delighted, the girl quickly responded, "How about $50?"

The man agreed and told her that the paint and brushes and everything she would need were in the garage.

The man's wife, hearing the conversation, said to her husband, "Does she realize that our porch goes ALL the way around the house?"

"That's a bit cynical, isn't it?" he responded.

The wife replied, "You're right. I guess I'm starting to believe all those dumb blonde jokes."

A few hours later the blonde came to the door to collect her money.

"You're finished already??" the startled husband asked.

"Yes," the blonde replied, “and I even had paint left over so I gave it two coats.

Impressed, the man reached into his pocket for the $50 and handed it to her along with a $10 tip.

"Thank you," the blonde said, "And, by the way, it's not a Porch, it's a Lexus."

Co-Founder Of Trump-Russia Dossier Firm Cancels Testimony While Lynch Claims Ignorance

The ongoing efforts to bring down Donald Trump are unraveling at an accelerating pace...

After it was revealed that Rob Goldstone - the man who arranged the now infamous Trump Jr. "setup" with a shady Russian attorney, is associated with Fusion GPS - the firm behind the largely discredited 35 page Trump-Russia dossier, the co-founder of Fusion GPS abruptly canceled his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week to testify in the ongoing probe into Russian influence in the 2016 election, according to Politico.

The committee announced Wednesday that Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS was scheduled to voluntarily appear on July 19.

During the 2016 US election, Simpson's firm hired former British spy Christopher Steele to produce the 35 page dossier, accusing then-candidate Donald Trump of all sorts of salacious dealings with Russians. When Steele couldn't verify it's claims, the FBI refused to pay him $50,000 for the report - which didn't stop John McCain from hand-delivering it to former FBI director James Comey, or the Obama Administration from using it to start spying on Trump associate Carter Page.

That's two attempts to take down President Trump involving Fusion GPS.


Report: Lynch Tapped Manafort's Phone During Trump Jr. Meeting With Russian Lawyer

According to a tweet by former Massachusetts Trump campaign official James Brower and first reported by independent journalist and author Jack Posobiec, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's phone was tapped by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch during the now infamous meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya - who was let into the United States under "extraordinary circumstances" by Obama's DOJ, headed by Lynch.

The meeting included Donald Trump Jr., Manafort, Jared Kushner, Natalia Veselnitskaya, and Fusion GPS associate Rinat Akhmetshin - a Russian-American lobbyist who confirmed today that he was present during the June 2016 sit-down.
Scoop: Manaforts phone was illegally bugged during meeting with Russian Lawyer, confirmed by multiple sources. Lynch ordered it.
The meeting was arranged by another Fusion GPS associate, Rob Goldstone - in what is looking more and more like a deep-state setup to justify FISA wiretapping warrants. Of note, Veselnitskaya is publicly anti-Trump.

Fusion GPS, the firm behind the discredited 35 page Trump-Russia 'dossier,' was co-founded by Glenn Simpson, who abruptly canceled his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week in light of recent events linking the democrat opposition research firm to a second attempt to take down the Trumps.


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Here’s what True the Vote is doing right now

We are still fighting the IRS in court - and though it comes at a high cost, we can’t back down - what they did to our organization, and to me personally, was criminal. We’ll be in court again tomorrow, facing down the 20+ DOJ attorneys and staffers who are sent to defend the indefensible.

On other fronts, we'll soon be re-launching our online training program, including courses on election integrity, election worker training, advocating in your state legislature, and more. Unrelenting hack attempts forced us to move to a secure platform. In the days ahead, we will post training and all sensitive data posts under a different umbrella. You’ll have access to it as you always have, but it will be secured through advanced measures.

What kind of sensitive data do we have? Lots. We receive all kinds of intel from all kinds of people. We want to be able to organize it and securely share it with you. Additionally, in preparation for this year’s research projects at True the Vote, we sent out hundreds of FOIAs asking very particular questions about state voter data and electoral processes. We are assembling those FOIA responses and look forward to posting them all very soon in a new online directory. More details will be released very soon about this new online directory - but you’ll be able to post and store docs there, too! We’re excited to see it all come together!

We’re still moving forward in targeted research efforts, albeit not the full-scale national audit we’d hoped would be well underway by now. It's ... frustrating ... to watch the President's Election Commission unsuccessfully attempt to acquire state voter rolls.

We already have them. Data brokers across the country have them.

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Sen. Joe Donnelly selling stock after AP ties company to Mexican labor

An Indiana senator and longtime critic of outsourcing jobs to foreign countries announced Friday that he’s selling his stock in his brother’s arts and crafts company after The Associated Press reported it manufactures some products in Mexico.

Democrat Joe Donnelly said he hasn’t had an active role in the company for 20 years but was taking the action to avoid allowing the issue to become “a distraction from our work to end outsourcing and keep American jobs here instead of shipping them to other countries.” His campaign said he made the statement to reporters at an Indiana Black Expo luncheon.

Donnelly, considered one of the nation’s most vulnerable Democratic senators up for re-election next year, was highly critical of Carrier Corp., an air conditioner and furnace maker. He accused it of exploiting $3-an-hour workers when its parent company announced plans last year to cut some 2,000 jobs at two Indiana factories by moving production to Mexico.

The senator praised then President-elect Donald Trump in November for reaching a deal that saved 800 of the jobs at an Indianapolis factory.


GOP Spending Panel Invites Illegals to Get Government Jobs

The GOP-majority House Committee on Appropriations approved a spending bill early Friday morning which allows young illegal immigrants to win jobs in President Donald Trump’s agencies or in government-owned workplaces.

The legislation shows the Democrats’ determination to open doors and opportunities for illegals, even as opportunities for Americans and their children are being choked by cheap-labor immigration, automation, and international outsourcing. The late-night decision was made by a voice vote — so shielding the pro-amnesty Republicans from public criticism.

The business-focused “moderate” Republicans who submitted to the ideological Democrats’ pressure “are cowards,” said one pro-American lobbyist.

“Last night’s action by the Republican-led House Appropriations Committee making illegal aliens eligible for federal jobs is yet another example of why President Trump must honor his campaign pledge and repeal President [Barack] Obama’s unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,” said a statement from the pro-American Federation for American Immigration Reform.


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Graham: Trump Could Appoint Four Supreme Court Justices

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) elaborated on a claim he made earlier in the week to a group in Washington, DC, which was President Donald Trump could appoint as many as four Supreme Court justices during his presidency.

Graham said the Russia was “standing in the way” of Trump getting some of the things completed on his agenda. However, he said the Supreme Court was still very much in play.

“We’ve got one,” Graham said. “We’ve got a couple of conservatives who may decide to step down and let a younger conservative take their job. All I can say is the Supreme Court vacancies that are to come in the next two or three years — maybe there won’t be any, but there could be three or four. So this is a big deal.

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Pelosi Calls for Release of 'All Communications' Within Trump's Family

( - "This week we saw cold, hard evidence of the Trump campaign, indeed the Trump family, eagerly intending to collude, possibly, with Russia--a hostile foreign power--to influence American elections,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told news conference on Thursday.

She called for the release of all communications with Trump campaign and Trump family.

“The GOP must immediately join us in a call for the release of all communications within the Trump campaign and within the family by email, text, Twitter, or any other direct message," Pelosi said.

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[And at the same time, let's look at ALL communications within the CLINTON campaign and within the Clinton family by email, text, Twitter, or any other direct message.. fair enough? --Editor]

Tailpipes for Thomas

July 22nd - Want a chance to win great prizes? Get some cash? Have a fun day out? 

Check us out as we host "Tailpipes for Thomas"! Motorcycles....$10 for Driver, $5 for Rider minimum donation. We are asking that everyone participating wear some Purple ( in honor of Thomas Berry and other cancer patients) or some type of cancer attire!! Each paid registration will receive a FREE bracelet!! 

We start at The Iron Horse Cafe in Willard's, MD. Registration begins at 9:30 AM on the Bank side. Kickstands go up at 11!
The second leg will be at Hopper's Tap House in Salisbury, MD. (11:30 AM-12:30PM) Raffles and prizes will be conducted here as well!! Then, it is on to the Farm in Crisfield, MD. Giveaways, Raffles and more fun! Raffle for a bushel of crabs, a weekend stay at Weeping Willow Kennels and many more!! Presentations will be made!! Prizes will be awarded for " Furthest Traveled to Attend", "Loudest Tailpipes for Thomas" and "Best Dressed Bike" as judged by our special guest, Thomas Berry!! 

Our community is amazing and tons of people have pulled together to make this event happen!! All proceeds will go to Thomas Berry (USCG, FF, CO) and his family to offset the costs of cancer!


The Nurses

This week’s article is dedicated to Marie Waller, PGH Class of 1934.

She was 102 on 10/29/13.

Few in Salisbury now can remember the Peninsula General Hospital School of Nursing. Now, aspiring candidates receive their training at Salisbury University. Medical care has become so specialized that a nurse cannot perform across the board remedial care that they once did. I am sure that anyone of a certain age can remember when a nurse was thought of as a substitute doctor. The person in that stark, crisp white uniform commanded total respect from everyone. Each wore a cap that signified from where they had graduated. It was a badge of honor and pride.

The former School of Nursing was started in January, 1905, shortly after the hospital was opened in 1904. The Superintendent of Nurses was Helen Van Devanter Wise. She got the school up and running, leaving in 1909, to return to her home town of Leesburg, VA. She moved on to private duty in Baltimore andPhiladelphia, before returning to her Alma Mater, the University of Maryland School of Nursing, in 1917. In May of 1919, she returned for good to Salisbury. She is also credited with the development of the Salisbury Municipal Park as well as the establishment of the Children’s Home. She retired in 1933, but the benefits of her endeavors remain around and with us.

In 1904, Miss Wise organized a Training School to help meet the
nursing needs of the hospital and the community. The first class of three students entered in January, 1905, all of these composing the first graduating class in 1907, leaving behind six “underclassmen”.

Miss Wise saw the need for a nursing home for the nurses in training
and also for more classroom space. She brought the idea before the Board of Directors. In 1906, they decided to build one. It was completed, with students occupying it on February 13, 1908. 

Students lived on the second and third floors, with classrooms on the first floor. When it was completed, the entire property was valued at $100,000.

The first class to graduate from the new School of Nursing was in 1910. There were just three graduates. The graduation totals did not advance much in the early years as evidenced by the following years of graduation and the number of graduates: 1911 ( two graduates), 1912 ( three graduates), 1913 (no graduates), 1914 (one graduate), 1915 (five graduates), and so forth. It was ten years before the graduating class had grown to seven and six more years before it reached its highest number of ten.

Before they graduated, they were known as “probationers” and, along with classes, performed various duties in the hospital for familiarization. The four years of intense study and training made them more than prepared to meet the medical needs of our community.

Ohio State Uni studies tomatoes for skin cancer cure

Eating tomatoes each day could save the lives of skin cancer patients, new research suggests.

Compounds responsible for the Mediterranean fruit's bright red colour may protect against deadly damage from the sun's rays.

A trial on mice showed those fed a daily diet of tomato powder, available in a range of supermarkets, had their tumours shrink.

When skin cancer spreads in humans, genetically similar to mice, it can become fatal by proving hard to treat.


Bubble Update: Stocks Are Now at 1999 Bubble Levels (Guess What's Next)

Remember the 2007 Bubble?

Remember how everyone said that it really wasn’t that big of a bubble because stocks weren’t as expensive as they had been during the previous bubble (the Tech Bubble).
We all remember how that turned out: the bubble burst leading to the greatest financial crisis in 80 years.

Well, today’s bubble is WAY larger than that of 2007. And arguing that stocks are cheaper than they were during the Tech Bubble doesn’t hold water anymore either.

Below is a chart showing the S&P 500’s Price to Sales ratio (also called the P/S ratio). As you can see, based on this metric, the 2007 Bubble is a mere blip. We’re now in territory not seen since the 1999-2000 Bubble.


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WCSO Press Releases - July 14, 2017

Incident: Assault
Date of Incident: 12 July 2017
Location: 9000 block of Wallertown Road, Mardela Springs, MD
Suspect: Timothy Roger McCourry, 50, Mardela Springs, MD
Narrative: On 12 July 2017 at 11:48 PM a deputy arrested Timothy McCourry following an allegation of an assault. According to the victim in this case, McCourry pushed her into a door and then left the residence after taking the victim’s keys.
McCourry was transported to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner detained McCourry in the Detention Center on a bond of $10,000.00.
Charges: Assault 2nd Degree and Theft under $100.00 

Incident: Fugitive from South Carolina
Date of Incident: 13 July 2017
Location: 6000 block of Twelve Oaks Drive, Hebron, MD
Suspect: Tanyanika Waynette Lewis, 44, Hebron, MD
Narrative: On 13 July 2017 at 4:32 PM, a deputy responded to a residence in the 6000 block of Twelve Oaks Drive for the purpose of locating a wanted fugitive from South Carolina. Authorities in that state wanted Tanyanika Lewis in connection with a Forgery case.
Lewis was located and taken into custody as a Fugitive from South Carolina. Following an initial appearance in front of a District Court Commissioner, Lewis was detained without bond pending extradition back to South Carolina.
Charges: Fugitive from South Carolina

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Amtrak Could Make Taking The Train As Uncomfortable As Flying

If there’s one thing that riding the rails has over flying, perhaps it’s comfort: Train passengers have a bit more legroom than on planes, and can get up and walk around at any time. We all may need to stretch our legs a bit more if Amtrak decides to pack in more seats. 

Education Dept. Civil Rights Chief Sorry For Saying 90% Of College Rape Claims Are Result Of Bad Breakups

As Education Secretary Betsy DeVos moves forward with her plan to review the federal government’s policy regarding sexual assault and harassment on college campuses, the acting head of the Department’s Civil Rights division is now apologizing for making an unsubstantiated and unsourced claim that nine in ten of these assault allegations are baseless and can be tied back to nothing more than too much drinking and bad breakups. 

It’s Still Legal To Shackle Pregnant Inmates, But Some Lawmakers Want That To Change

In an effort to ensure that women in prison are treated like human beings — and reduce the negative impact incarceration has on their families, especially their kids — a group of lawmakers has introduced a bill that would make a series of reforms to how the federal prison system handles female prisoners.

Would You Join A $3/Month Generic Toothpaste Club?

A few years ago, Dollar Shave Club proved that people like receiving perpetual refills of discounted basic items in the mail. Could this business model extend to other kinds of products? The company Brandless has launched an online store full of generic items where everything is less-processed and yuppie-friendly, and each item costs $3. 

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