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Sunday, September 03, 2017

Question Of The Day 9-1-17

Fire Chiefs Association Calls Boy Mayor Jake Day A Liar

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Question Of The Day 8-31-17

JUST IN: The University of Maryland's marching band will no longer play the state song at athletic events.

POLITICS: Is it really 'just' national?

By Thornton Crowe

The months following last November's election have been filled with trying situations for America. Not only has President Trump had to endure vicious attacks from the press and a useless  Democrats, bent on thwarting everything we voted for, he's had to battle Republican establishment types like Paul Ryan. All this infighting has worked to stall key things we've all had a desire to see, like tax reform, the border wall, and the repeal of the unconstitutional Obamacare.

The political scrapping has spilled over to the lunatic fringe and caused domestic terrorism from both political extremes as people grapple with these tumultuous times. Perfect examples of this backlash are the illogical hysteria over historical monuments and statues as well as the multitude of attempts to shut down free speech.

Luckily, our national economy continues to thrive due to the President's actions as jobs and industry are making their way back to America - fiscally Making America Great Again. Yet, in spite of all this good fortune, many are still in deep conflict. You can't help but feel the DC unrest as we constantly hear derogatory statements leveled by both sides - all against our desires to live in a place where we have legal immigration and possess economic liquidity.

Let's face it, this politics before people ideology is the root cause for the wicked climate of the whole country and this turmoil has affected all of us.

Are all Politics just local?

Judging by what we see in our local leadership and their inability to get on well for sake of our community, it would appear this old adage is accurate. It certainly mirrors the Beltway Frenzy as it seems like everyday we read and hear about some local dust up. No one seems to be able to agree on anything!

It's no secret our local leaders have been at battle over every topic imaginable. And this truculence hasn't just been between those who differ politically, but also those who are supposedly on the same side. In fact, our local war started long before DC's  and the impact to us has also taken it's toll as citizens argue over semantics right along with them. The sad bit is we'll likely never know just how many initiatives we could've benefited that didn't get on the discussion table due to these personality conflicts.

It would be nice if all our leaders would work in unison and put their personality differences aside to forward initiatives that benefit us, the voters. If they did, they would find there would be no election concerns because there would be no reason to replace them if they are doing right by us. 

After all, aren't they in their positions because we put them there in the first place? Shouldn't we be their paramount concern?

Houston's Mayor Fails to Order Mandatory Evacuations

It is now reported that Houston's Democrat Mayor Sylvester Turner refused to order mandatory evacuations ahead of Harvey hitting the city. This situation mirrors Katrina in New Orleans back in August 2005, where another liberal mayor failed to order evacuations until it was too late.

Now, we are seeing many rescuers desperately trying to rescue Houston residents in danger of rapidly rising water after the area saw in excess of 20 inches of rain. Homes are devastated and people are still struggling to find safe haven, in spite of FEMA efforts.

Delmarva is long overdue for a hurricane hit so it is something to consider. Maybe it's a good measure that should this happen here, we would be wise to self-evacuate using common sense to make the decision instead of waiting for a government person to issue a mandatory one.

Turner defends his decision which has left so many stranded and in dire straits, it leaves us to ponder, could our mayor do the same in similar circumstances? Scary thought.

VIDEO: Cop Cuffs Nurse Refusing To Take Blood From Unconscious Patient

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police officer’s body camera video shows a hospital nurse being handcuffed after refusing to draw blood on an unconscious patient.

The video taken at University Hospital in Salt Lake City shows nurse Alex Wubbels calmly explaining to Salt Lake detective Jeff Payne that she couldn’t draw blood on a patient who had been injured in a car accident. She told the officer a patient was required to give consent for a blood sample or be under arrest. Otherwise, she said police needed a warrant.

The dispute ended with Payne telling the nurse she was under arrest and physically moving her out of the hospital while she screamed.


Royal Farms Chicken Tops ‘Food & Wine’ Best Gas Station Foods List

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Royal Farms’s world famous fried chicken has landed the top spot on a “Food & Wine” list of best gas station foods.

The magazine had this to say about Baltimore’s favorite fried treat:

“If you live in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia or Pennsylvania, you have the distinct privilege of enjoying some of the best fast-food fried chicken à la gas station in the form of Royal Farms. This Southern gas station chain is famous for their crispy fried chicken, flaky dinner rolls and breaded potato wedges known as “western fries.” If a glance at chicken-filled buffet trays glowing golden under the heat lamp alongside lotto tickets and Lays chips puts you off, check yourself and just order it already. Locations abound, and some are even coming to New Jersey soon.”
“It’s the best chicken you’ll ever have,” Royal Farms district leader Ricki Ettinger tells WJZ. “It’s perfect.”



Steel Services provides a wide range of products and services. Products include aluminum, stainless, carbon, and alloy steel. Processing capabilities include plasma/oxyfuel cutting, shearing, sawing, punching, and splitting. The employees of Steel Services are committed to providing customers with quality products and services that consistently meet or exceed expectations.

Steel Services is/was located on Boundary Street in Salisbury. They originally started in Berlin but relocated to Salisbury some 15+ years ago. They have additional locations in Norfolk, Richmond and Roanoke Virginia, so Salisbury was a vital location for the Eastern Shore.

Our source informed me today that Mayor Jake Day never intervened/negotiated to do what they could to keep this business in Salisbury. ALL employees will be let go with no opportunity to relocate to any of their other locations.

The reason I am told they are closing their doors are based on local taxes, labor laws and regulations. Unfortunately this is yet another manufacturing facility to leave Salisbury, Maryland. You've not heard one word on this in the media and especially from the Mayor because, (once again) it's negative information that looks bad on City leadership. 

I asked what the outlook is for these former employees and I was told there's just nothing out there, job wise. Well, there you go WBOC, WMDT & the Daily Times, let's see if they'll cover this story. I doubt it because they make too much advertising revenue from the City.

The Person Who Criticized Melania's Shoes

I’d like to introduce you to the Vogue writer who decided to pile on and criticize Melania’s fashion choices.

Sharpton Leads ‘Ministers’ March’ to Protest Trump: ‘This Nation Is in Moral Trouble’

The Reverend Al Sharpton led several thousand ministers in a march through Washington, D.C. on Monday to protest the Trump administration and white supremacy.

The event, entitled "One Thousand Ministers March for Justice," was scheduled on the 54th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s March on Washington and his "I Have a Dream" speech. Over 3,000 ministers representing a range of faiths registered to join the march from the MLK, Jr. Memorial to the Department of Justice, according to Politico.

The march was spearheaded by Sharpton, who also made political remarks that addressed what he called "immoral" actions happening in the United States.

"We wanted 1,000 rabbis, Sikhs, imams, Christian ministers of all denominations because we wanted to say this nation is in moral trouble," Sharpton said in a speech to the marchers.

"It's immoral to try to take the vote from people that blacks and Jews and other people suffered and died for," he added. "It's immoral to try and take health care from your mama because you don't like Obama. It's immoral to try and give a tax cut to the rich while we need infrastructure and jobs."

More here

The Media Blasted Melania for Wearing Heels but They Forget What Michelle Obama Did During Sandy

After First Lady Melania Trump appeared on TV Tuesday morning boarding the plane to visit flood victims in Texas, the left put her on blast for wearing high heels:

What those lobbing criticism seem to have forgotten is that then-First Lady Michelle Obama was engaged in politicking while Hurricane Sandy pummeled the east coast. According to Townhall, the first lady sent out an email soliciting campaign donations in both North Carolina and Virginia:

Some social media users are saying that Michelle Obama was not even present with her husband following Hurricane Sandy and are criticizing the media for getting on Melania's case for her apparel, since she actually made the trip:


Editor's note: Melania Trump changed her shoes on the plane. When she exited the plane she was wearing sneakers and a hat.  The left decided they would complain about her hat.

Let this sink in for a minute....

Let this sink in for a minute.....Hundreds and hundreds of small boats pulled by countless pickups and SUVs from across the South are headed for Houston. Almost all of them driven by men. They're using their own property, sacrificing their own time, spending their own money, and risking their own lives for one reason: to help total strangers in desperate need.

Most of them are by themselves. Most are dressed like the redneck duck hunters and bass fisherman they are. Many are veterans. Most are wearing well-used gimme-hats, t-shirts, and jeans; and there's a preponderance of camo. Most are probably gun owners, and most probably voted for Trump.

These are the people the Left loves to hate, the ones Maddow mocks. The ones Maher and Olbermann just *know* they're so much better than.

These are The Quiet Ones. They don't wear masks and tear down statues. They don't, as a rule, march and demonstrate. And most have probably never been in a Whole Foods.

But they'll spend the next several days wading in cold, dirty water; dodging gators and water moccasins and fire ants; eating whatever meager rations are available; and sleeping wherever they can in dirty, damp clothes. Their reward is the tears and the hugs and the smiles from the terrified people they help. They'll deliver one boatload, and then go back for more.

When disaster strikes, it's what men do. Real men. Heroic men. American men. And then they'll knock back a few shots, or a few beers with like-minded men they've never met before, and talk about fish, or ten-point bucks, or the benefits of hollow-point ammo, or their F-150.

And the next time they hear someone talk about "the patriarchy", or "male privilege", they'll snort, turn off the TV and go to bed.

In the meantime, they'll likely be up again before dawn. To do it again. Until the helpless are rescued. And the work's done.

They're unlikely to be reimbursed. There won't be medals. They won't care. They're heroes. And it's what they do.

GREEN BERET: A Full-Blown Civil War Is Materializing

Nobody will be able to retreat to a neutral corner

At the rate things are going, a full-blown civil war appears to be materializing.

The country is committing suicide as we speak. The push for revision and redaction in all the history books has been on for some time. Now we’re seeing actual mobs of demonstrators surrounding these historical statues. The push is on.

On August 19, demonstrators in Detroit gathered to protest and demand removal of a statue of Christopher Columbus. In all the major cities, the push to remove these statues along with protests continues.

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MLK Statue Unveiled in Atlanta

A statue paying tribute to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. has been installed on the state Capitol grounds in Atlanta.

The unveiling of the statue on Monday comes more than three years after Georgia lawmakers endorsed the project.


A Viewer Writes: How many city employees does it take to change a light bulb?

FBI says lack of public interest in Hillary emails justifies withholding documents

Hillary Clinton’s case isn’t interesting enough to the public to justify releasing the FBI’s files on her, the bureau said this week in rejecting an open-records request by a lawyer seeking to have the former secretary of state punished for perjury.

Ty Clevenger, the lawyer, has been trying to get Mrs. Clinton and her personal lawyers disbarred for their handling of her official emails during her time as secretary of state. He’s met with resistance among lawyers, and now his request for information from the FBI’s files has been shot down.

“You have not sufficiently demonstrated that the public’s interest in disclosure outweighs personal privacy interests of the subject,” FBI records management section chief David M. Hardy told Mr. Clevenger in a letter Monday.

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East Coast Alert ! According to Weather Experts, it is Highly Likely to Develop Into a Powerful Hurricane Going to Get Hit – Hard

"Invest 92L" is the designation of a tropical depression just off the west coast of Africa. According to weather experts, it is highly likely to develop into a powerful hurricane. Trouble is, MOST (not all) of the computer weather models, show this future hurricaneto clobber the US East Coast! Impact potential all the way to New Jersey and New York City, just like Hurricane Sandy!


Home Depot Officially Responds To Yesterday's Article

Hi – This is Matt from The Home Depot’s Store Support Center. We never raise prices during a disaster and immediately freeze prices when a state of emergency is declared, but this was a pricing mistake. The store quickly fixed the problem by discounting all water intended to be sold by the bottle, as these were. on

The Home Depot Public Relations

Despite pending appeal, Dumser’s to close by Oct. 31

Dumser’s Dairyland’s inlet spot is set to close on Oct. 31, after Judge Dale Cathell denied a motion that would keep it open while the while the heirs to the property prepare their next move in the fight against the city.

“We built this business up for 35 years, starting at that location. It’s not fair. I wasn’t aware that we had a problem until this came out,” Dumser’s owner Don Timmons said. “I’m just the middleman caught up in this.”

The iconic Boardwalk stand is the center of a controversy that sparked after the city declined to renew an agreement with the relatives of Nathan Rapoport, the man that built it in 1966.

Instead of renewing the 25-year agreement for a second time, the city decided to tell Nathans Associates, the heirs, and its tenant to vacate the premises last October.


Flood Survivor GOES OFF on CNN Cameras

McCain leads criticism of Trump over Arpaio pardon

Democrats, immigrant rights activists and other members of the anti-Trump resistance were enraged by President Trump’s pardon late Friday of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

And so was Sen. John McCain.

While most Republicans remained silent on the pardon, Mr. McCain, an Arizona Republican who has frequently battled both Mr. Arpaio and Mr. Trump, released a statement saying the president had undercut his own proclamations of law and order.

“Mr. Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt for continuing to illegally profile Latinos living in Arizona based on their perceived immigration status in violation of a judge’s orders,” said Mr. McCain. “The president has the authority to make this pardon, but doing so at this time undermines his claim for the respect of rule of law as Mr. Arpaio has shown no remorse for his actions.”


A Viewer Writes: Car Jacking Pine Bluff and Rt. 13 8-29-17

I don’t like for my wife to go into Salisbury after dark, now in broad daylight 300’ from where my wife works. Salisbury needs to get their head out of their asses and do something about crime.

A Salisbury Viewer Writes: Nice Landscaping

WMO Issues Statement After Tourney Prize Money Hung Up By Polygraph Again

OCEAN CITY — With a successful completion of an acceptable polygraph examination for one unidentified winning angler in the 2017 White Marlin Open (WMO) still hanging in the balance, tournament officials have released a statement on the use of the exams and the sanctity of the tournament.

At least one of the winners in the 2017 WMO has also not passed a polygraph examination and has been subjected to a second round of exams, the results of which are not yet known. WMO officials have not named the angler who did not pass his initial polygraph exam following the tournament. Per tournament rules, any angler who wins more than $50,000 in prize money is subjected to the exams. In the 2017 event, a total of nine anglers won in excess of $50,000 including the top three white marlin, five different tunas and the top dolphin.

WMO officials released a statement this weekend explaining the process and post-tournament protocols and the necessity for maintaining the sanctity of the tournament.


Insurance Regulators Approve Massive Obamacare Rate Hikes

State insurance regulators approved a slew of rate increases for insurers on the Maryland Health Connection marketplace.

The Maryland Insurance Administration, in many cases, didn't approve quite the rate increases desired for small group and individual plans. However, patients on CareFirst BlueChoice, which insures more than 150,000 Marylanders, will pay more than one-third more than they did for this year's plan. CareFirst sought a 50 percent hike on average.

CareFirst of Maryland and Group Hospitalization and Medical Services sought a 58.8 percent hike, but were granted a 49.9 percent increase. Kaiser wanted to raise its rates by an average of 23.4 percent, and were granted an increase just a little less. Read the sample rates for 2018.


FBI: Watch Out For More Antifa Attacks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned violent attacks by the radical group antifa have increased, and more assaults could be on the way.

The DHS and the FBI have concluded that far-left “anarchist extremist” groups were mainly responsible for inciting violence at a number of public rallies, under the cause of opposing fascism, according to a Friday report.

“It was in that period [as the Trump campaign emerged] that we really became aware of them,” a senior law enforcement official told Politico. “These antifa guys were showing up with weapons, shields and bike helmets and just beating the shit out of people. They’re using Molotov cocktails, they’re starting fires, they’re throwing bombs and smashing windows.”