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Monday, August 20, 2018

Daily Government Quotes

Was it getting my sphincter bleached, is that what I earned my income for? No that would be you.

AUGUST 17, 2018
Hallandale Beach, Fla., Mayor Keith London to City Commissioner Anabelle Lima-Taub, as the pair exchanged personal attacks during a debate about the budget.

I will never drink Sam Adam's beer again!

AUGUST 15, 2018
Somerville, Mass., Mayor Joseph Curtatone, in response to news that the company's cofounder dined with and thanked President Trump for a corporate tax cut.
Source: The Hill

Are you f---ing kidding me?

AUGUST 14, 2018
Ben Jealous, the Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, when asked by a reporter if he identifies as a socialist. He has since apologized.

What's next? Tax preparation [advice] from Al Capone?

AUGUST 13, 2018
Justin Nelson's reaction to President Trump meeting with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to discuss criminal justice reform. Paxton has been indicted on fraud charges, and Nelson is running to unseat him in November.

References to the Holocaust and to cancer as ‘a disease of choice’ had already been removed from the fall 2018 edition.

AUGUST 10, 2018
Statement from the University of North Carolina on changes it helped make in a fitness textbook that previously said, "The people in the [concentration] camps who did not tap into the strength that comes from recognizing their intrinsic worth succumbed to the brutality to which they were subjected."

We're becoming Germany.

AUGUST 9, 2018
An immigration lawyer, after news that the Trump administration is considering making it all but impossible for legal immigrants to become citizens if they have ever used government aid.

Homeless Sex Offender Notification

Dover– The following are not wanted. These are Homeless Sex Offender Public Notifications. If you have information that any of the listed subjects are occupying a residence, please call 302-672-5306. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet athttp://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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True That!


Sunday, August 19, 2018

Breaking News: Asia Argento, a leading voice of #MeToo, arranged to pay an actor after he claimed she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, documents show.

The Italian actress and director Asia Argento was among the first women in the movie business to publicly accuse the producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault.

But in the months that followed her revelations about Mr. Weinstein last October, Ms. Argento quietly arranged to pay $380,000 to her own accuser: Jimmy Bennett, a young actor and rock musician who said she had sexually assaulted him in a California hotel room years earlier, when he was only two months past his 17th birthday. She was 37. The age of consent in California is 18.

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The Italian actress and director Asia Argento was among the first women in the movie business to publicly accuse the producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault.

But in the months that followed her revelations about Mr. Weinstein last October, Ms. Argento quietly arranged to pay $380,000 to her own accuser: Jimmy Bennett, a young actor and rock musician who said she had sexually assaulted him in a California hotel room years earlier, when he was only two months past his 17th birthday. She was 37. The age of consent in California is 18.Read More »

Welcome To Salisbury Maryland, Men At Work?



I'll just leave it to all of you 
to make your own comments. 

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: 3 Rapes in Salisbury so far in August.

Sexual Assault
100 Block CATHERINE ST
00210-RAPE BY FORCE
Aug 15, 2018 around 2 AM

Sexual Assault
1000 Block MARLEY MANOR DR
00210-RAPE BY FORCE
Aug 9, 2018 around 2 PM

Sexual Assault
200 Block LINWOOD AV
00210-RAPE BY FORCE
Aug 4, 2018 around 2 AM

I don't know when you people are going to get it. You have a "Yes Woman" from the Bronx running your Police Department and a Mayor who is a child when it comes to business experience. Salisbury Maryland is becoming an absolute JOKE and why do I say that. Well, it's because you can see protests all over our country for stupid sh!t but when it comes to women being RAPED you people just don't give a crap. You'll protest for gay rights, a stupid marker Downtown or against anything conservative but when it comes right down to it, you people are all phony and nothing short of simple wind bags. Unbelievable!

The Week In Review


The below posts with today's date were the most 
popular posts last week.

A Viewer Writes: Wanna Chuckle?

The Salisbury Art Counsel painted the power box behind the district court house. The mayor's office and Verizon told them they could. Problem is it's state government property and they never got permission from the state building manager.

Topless Case Plaintiffs Blast OC’s ‘Moral Balance’ Argument

OCEAN CITY — Days after Ocean City filed a motion in federal court seeking to prevent a preliminary injunction allowing women to immediately go topless in the resort, the plaintiffs this week fired back with a motion in response that calls into question the town’s “family-friendly” reputation.

On July 27, the Town of Ocean City filed a motion to stop a federal judge from issuing a preliminary injunction that would allow women to go topless on the resort in the same public areas where men are allowed to go bare-chested. The issue will ultimately be decided in U.S. District Court after the named plaintiffs filed suit against the town early last year challenging the constitutionality of an emergency ordinance passed in early June 2017 preventing the practice.

Ocean City’s opposition to allowing female toplessness in the same areas as men are allowed to go without shirts is rooted in the “character and moral balance of a historically family-oriented tourist destination.

“They seek to disrupt the character and moral balance of a historically family-oriented tourist destination, visited and enjoyed by so many people whose expectations and sensibilities do not contemplate and likely will not tolerate nudity in such a densely-populated and wholesome tourist setting as Ocean City and its beaches,” the town’s motion to stop the preliminary injunction filed in late July reads.

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Why I Do What I Do

I'm frequently asked, how do you do it and why do you do it. While my response is usually one on one, I think it's time I take the time to explain it to all of you.

It is NOT about hate, anger or simply being negative. Many years ago I sat back and watched some of the most incredible behavior, starting off with and going all the way back to reading about how a local female City Councilwoman had been physically attacked immediately following a Salisbury Council Meeting. I truly couldn't believe what I was reading. It garnished so much of my interest that I actually came to Salisbury for the court hearing and listened to several eye witnesses independently explaining how the Chief of Police had physically removed the person from attacking that Councilwoman, yet he had claimed and the local paper published him stating he hadn't seen a thing. 

It was right then and there that I knew something had to be done. I spoke with the Publisher and Editor of the Daily Times and their reply to my stating if they didn't start printing the truth, I was going to start my own newspaper. They replied, "we love competition". I had heard about, (back then) this Blogspot thing and in time SBYNews was created. They went from hundreds of employees, owning their own building and are now lucky to have a dozen people working there.

For many of you who have followed me for many years, you know the many death threats I've received. You know how the Mayor and Chief of Police sued me, (I won). You know how the local media took advantage of publishing so many one sided stories against me in the hope they'd get me to shut down. Their intention has always been to remove any credibility. Many of you know how the City would retaliate against ANYONE, (especially me) who spoke out against each administration. Heck, the Liberals have even created numerous anti Albero Websites that bash me, my Wife, our children and even grandchildren on a regular basis. Their hope and intent, (admittedly) has always been to shut me down. 

I created a niche, much like the anonymous comments the Daily Times would publish daily, all in favor of attacking individuals and or especially public officials. Well, two can play that game. 

My goal with SBYNews has always been to share the TRUTH. It has always been to stand up for the UNDERDOG. What I created was a platform for the people, a voice  for the people who no longer had to fear retaliation. 
Today SBYNews will surpass 64,000,000 hits. Not too shabby for a one man show! No one else can say they've reached such a plateau. Oh sure, WBOC can run commercials stating they come close with the multiple sources they now own in the hope of garnishing advertisers but they CANNOT say they come anywhere close within their WBOC News channel. Nevertheless, we are by far the most read local news source out there because WE EARNED IT. 

Now, do I have to do what I do, absolutely not. Do I have to get up at 3:00 every morning and start publishing articles, no. I do it because YOU need a voice. I do it because I start watching the local news at 5:00 am every day and suffer through fake laughing, listening to these Eastern Shore Idiots, (supposed professionals) who say things like Temchur, instead of temperature. I do it because I watched every single county on the Eastern Shore overwhelmingly vote for Donald Trump to be their President and your local news spends every single day bashing this great President. I do it because we conservatives need a voice.

Ladies & Gentlemen, I want you to think about something here. Last week I delivered multiple articles showing how Mr. Mark Odachowski went out and purchased hundreds of Donald Trump 2020 MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN flags to give away to ANY angler wanting to proudly display this flag. Hundreds of anglers called him day in and day out, can I please have one of those flags. I can personally tell you, Mark had shipments coming in every single day, including Sunday deliveries in order to fulfill these requests. Only SBYNews published just how overwhelming this movement became. What did your local media do, they bashed it. 

Even President Trump put out a Tweet thanking Ocean City for such incredible support. And what made the White Marlin Tournament so GREAT? How about the FACT that a man from MEXICO won 1st place and MILLIONS of dollars! Did you hear of ONE conservative complain that someone from another COUNTRY won this tournament, HELL NO! This is just one small reason together we are MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN. There is NO HATE from the conservative party but your local and national liberal news wants to paint a completely different picture and this is why I do what I do. They want to make us look like we hate blacks, welfare recipients, you name it. The Liberals wanted to attack, (through comments) the anglers in the WMO as the one percenters.

Let me just explain a little something to you people. You don't hear these same LIBERALS complaining when Gillis Gilkerson buys up all the Downtown properties or ALL of the other Good Ol' Liberal Boys who buy riverfront properties for $5,000.00 and so forth. You don't see your local media going after their own. No, they simply want to brainwash you by filling your brain that anyone who dares to support President Donald Trump is a fool. Think of it as a business for a second. If you know that the mass majority of your customers overwhelmingly supported and voted for Donald Trump, wouldn't you know that you'd be pissing off that mass majority by calling them Idiots every single day for YEARS?

SBYNews is here because I will NOT stand for such brainwashing. I will NOT allow your local media to make complete Idiots out of each and every one of you. YOU are NOT that stupid and guess what, SBYNews, (a one man show) rose to the very top with absolutely ZERO experience because WE RELATE. 

I'm passionate. I Pay It Forward. I'm dedicated and I tell the TRUTH. Would I LOVE to have someone else just as passionate and dedicated come along and take over what I do, absolutely. I have a Family. I have Grandchildren I'd love to spend more time with. If what I do every day was complete bullsh!t and had no meaning or influence I'd quit in a New York Second. However, what other news outlet delivers what I do here every day. In the mean time I'll keep plugging away because it is my way of thanking this great country for allowing me the means to do so. 

In the mean time, THANK YOU! Together we have created one of the biggest news Blogs ever created. It has been people like YOU that help me every single day, delivering me articles of interest that we can publish. We are so well rounded because it's both men and women sending me information and that's so important. We are only successful because you make us successful. I also can't thank our Advertisers enough for their financial support. Together we do incredible things for so many people and organizations here on the Shore. Thanks for putting Good Money After Good Money. 

NFL won't discipline Kneelers as Anthem Protest Continues

Professional football is back and so are the take-a-knee protests, but the NFL isn’t planning on disciplining players who refuse to stand during the national anthem—at least for now.

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat on the bench while the anthem played before Friday night’s preseason game, just as he did last year, and Miami Dolphins receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson knelt prior to the Thursday game in Miami.

In a statement, the NFL said it was still engaged in “constructive discussions with the NFL Players Association regarding the anthem and issues of equality and social justice that are of concern to many Americans.”

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Breaking News: Catholic leaders across Pennsylvania covered up the sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children by priests over 70 years, a grand jury found.

The report, which covered six of the state’s eight Catholic dioceses, is the broadest examination yet by a government agency in the United States of child sexual abuse in the Catholic church.

Look! A Sh!t Sprayer

"Have you noticed the new fountain in the river next to the Amphitheater? This beauty is going to be LED uplighted, adding to the appeal of our newly-renovated riverwalk both day and night! It's all coming together!"

Caddyshack in the Chesapeake Bay Today


Ocean City Maryland Politicians Discriminate Against Cruisers & H20 Participants

When the language was created for these "special event zones" it was created for ALL events. However, it turns out there are no special event zones for Jeep Week or Bike Week and let me assure you, car clubs are pissed! 

It would seem to me that Ocean City is purposely looking to push certain groups out. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel. I can tell you that I personally am involved in a massive project to relocate many of these events to another location in the next two years, if all goes as planned. If Ocean City wants to slap these groups in the face, we're going to fix it. 

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The Salty Sailor and The Fireman

The views this mother has about Donald Trump are much like many others. Her characterization of Trump as the "Salty Sailor" or as The Fireman paint an excellent picture!!. She has written many great books about her son and family..This is a Comment from KAREN VAUGHN, Mother of Aaron Vaughn, Navy Seal.

Sometimes God uses the no-nonsense, salty sailor to get the job done. Appreciating what the man is doing doesn't mean we worship the salty sailor or even desire to be like the salty sailor. It doesn't even mean God admires the salty sailor. Maybe He just knows he's necessary for such a time as this.

I believe with all my heart that God placed that salty sailor in the White House and gave this nation one more chance in November 2016. Donald Trump is what he is. He is still the man he was before the election. And without guilt, I very much admire what that salty sailor is accomplishing.

He's not like me. That's okay with me. I don't want to be like him. I
will never behave like him. I know we've NEVER had a man like him lead our nation. It's crazy and a little mind blowing at times. But I can't help admire the ability he has to act with his heart rather than a calculated, PC, think tank-screened, carefully edited script. I still believe that is WHY he became our President and WHY he's been able to handle a landslide of adversity and STILL pass unprecedented amounts of good legislation for our country AND do great works for MANY other nations, including Israel.

I'm THRILLED with what he's doing for my nation, for the cause of Christ (whether intentional or unintentional, doesn't matter to me), and for the concept of rebuilding America and putting her FIRST. I will not be ashamed of my position because others don't see him through the same lens.

Should it matter to me if a fireman drops an f-bomb while he's pulling me from a burning building? Would I really care about what came out of his mouth in those moments? Heck no! I'd CARE about what he was DOING. He wasn't sent there to save my soul and I'm not looking to him for spiritual guidance. All I'm thinking in those moments is, "Thank you, Jesus, for sending the fireman."

I'll post this article below again for those who still might not understand me. This man is crass. Okay. He's not careful with what he says. Okay. You feel offended that he's not a typical statesman. Okay. But he is rebuilding the nation my son died for... the nation I feared was on a fast track to becoming a hopeless cause.

Forgive me if I'm smiling."

KAREN VAUGHN

A Viewer Writes: Salisbury Maryland Police Covering Up Serious Crime Ahead Of Folk Festival

Joe,

I was looking into a crime that happened in my neighborhood and was wondering of the outcome. I looked it up on the Salisbury Police Departments crime page and it shows it was an assault: hands, injury. The way this has been handled amazes me. From what I understand it was a burglary with two older woman's home and the suspect beat one of them almost to death. The thing that amazes me the most is that nothing was put out to the public about this. There are a lot of elderly people who live in this area and I feel they should have been warned about it and this kind of thing needs to make the news. Please put something out there letting people know that there are criminals targeting the elderly in this area. This happened on the corner of Christopher St and Harrington St, off of Hammond St.

Thank you

Breaking News: Aretha Franklin is dead at 76. Known as the Queen of Soul, she had a string of indelible hits and was one of the greatest singers in any style.

Ms. Franklin had a grandly celebrated career. She placed more than 100 singles in the Billboard charts, including 17 Top 10 pop singles and 20 No. 1 R&B hits.

First it was stealing silverware and china from the White House . . . now, a Motel 6 is missing a shower curtain


Millennial Couple Bikes Through ISIS Territory to Prove ‘Humans Are Kind’ and Gets Killed

“Evil is a make-believe concept we’ve invented to deal with the complexities of fellow humans.”

An idealistic young American couple was killed in an Islamic State-claimed terrorist attack last month while on a cycling trip around the world.

Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan, who were both in their late 20s, last year quit their office jobs in Washington, DC, to embark on the journey. Austin, a vegan who worked for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Geoghegan, a vegetarian who worked in the Georgetown University admissions office, decided that they’re were wasting their lives working.

“I’ve grown tired of spending the best hours of my day in front of a glowing rectangle, of coloring the best years of my life in swaths of grey and beige,” Austin wrote on his blog before he quit. “I’ve missed too many sunsets while my back was turned. Too many thunderstorms went unwatched, too many gentle breezes unnoticed.”

The couple documented their year-long journey on ​Instagram and on a ​joint blog. As The New York Times ​put it, they shared “the openheartedness they wanted to embody and the acts of kindness reciprocated by strangers.”

“You read the papers and you’re led to believe that the world is a big, scary place,” Austin wrote.

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Baltimore Named ‘Coolest City On The East Coast’ By British Newspaper

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore is getting some international attention – and not for what you may think.

Charm City received high praise from a British magazine for being the “coolest city on the east coast.”

The Evening Standard called Baltimore the new “millennial hotspot.” The paper points to the growing arts scene, great restaurants and nightlife, and deep-rooted history.

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SALISBURY MARYLAND MAYOR JAKE DAY, YOUR TIME IS NOW UP!

According to your Mayor, he assured you that ALL of the Downtown construction would be complete TODAY, no matter what. Well, clearly from the image above, he's full of crap and he is not even 50% done with what he assured all of you. (especially the business owners along Main Street) 

He still has to get from here to Division street and then through the Downtown Plaza, ALL of which is what he promised would be done by today. 

By the way Salisbury Taxpayers, your last Mayor said you'd be able to swim in the Wicomico River is 10 years. The difference between them and me, I DON'T LIE

BREAKING NEWS: A Viewer Writes: Scam Alert

Joe, I wanted to share this with you right away. Our accountant got this email with a "DocuSign" attachment on it regarding a power bill this morning... she opened it and it was a worm that has compromised our entire system. They are hitting area businesses and we will now have massive bills and loss of data because of it. Please warn everyone!

Breaking News: President Trump revoked the security clearance of John Brennan, the former C.I.A. director who has been a fierce critic of the president.

Mr. Trump has questioned the loyalties of national security and law enforcement officials and dismissed some of their findings — particularly the conclusion that Moscow intervened in the 2016 election — as attacks against him.

Nope, Those Aren't Mailboxes: Paris Rolls Out Sidewalk Urinals

In Paris, authorities are taking an unusual approach to combat the scourge of public urination: Make urination even more public.

The city is experimenting with completely exposed, eco-friendly urinals.

The devices are called "Uritrottoir," which combines the words for urinal and pavement. They're not at all subtle. They're bright red and in heavily trafficked areas — for example, directly next to the Seine near the Notre Dame Cathedral.

And if there's any confusion, a large white and red sign with a red arrow and a cartoon of a man peeing probably clears it up.

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NFL Refresher

IT GOT ME WHEN ALFRED JENKINS OF THE PHILADELPHIA EAGLES SAID THAT NFL PLAYERS DON'T LIKE TO BE TOLD WHAT THEY CAN AND CANNOT DO!

NFL "Refresher" NFL History...history not often reported or leaked to the ticket holders. I hope this helps you; it opened my eyes, to better understand when and why the public’s respect for the NFL organization started to crumble....

In 2012 the NFL had an issue with Tim Tebow kneeling before each game to pray, they also had an issue with Tebow wearing John 3:16 as part of his eye-black to avoid glare, and made him take it off.

In 2013 the NFL fined Brandon Marshall for wearing green cleats to raise awareness for people with mental health disorders.

In 2014 Robert Griffin III (RG3) entered a post-game press conference wearing a shirt that said "Know Jesus Know Peace" but was forced to turn it inside out by an NFL uniform inspector before speaking at the podium.

In 2015 DeAngelo Williams was fined for wearing "Find the Cure" eye black for breast cancer awareness.

In 2015 William Gay was fined for wearing purple cleats to raise
awareness for domestic violence. (Not that the NFL has a domestic violence problem...).

*In 2016 the NFL prevented the Dallas Cowboys from wearing a decal on their helmet in honor of 5 Dallas Police officers killed in the line of duty.

2016 the NFL threatened to fine players who wanted to wear cleats to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11.

So tell me again how the NFL supports free speech and expression. It seems quite clear based on these facts that the NFL has taken a position against any action by NFL players demonstrating RESPECT for any issue: For God, social causes such as mental health, cancer, domestic violence, for cops killed arbitrarily for being cops, or for the Memory of 9/11...

BUT they will allow demonstrations of DISRESPECT for our National Flag, our National Anthem, for America , and for the American People, if it will help mollify a particular Group and its supporters. That is who and what the NFL now has shown itself to be.

Honor our military; too many of whom have come home with the American Flag draped over their coffin.

Trump blames 'local politicians' for derailing military parade

President Trump on Friday canceled his military parade as he accused DC politicians of price-gouging — a day after his own secretary of defense scoffed at a report about the price tag.

“The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they see it. When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade, they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it,” Trump said on Twitter.

“Never let someone hold you up! I will instead attend the big parade already scheduled at Andrews Air Force Base on a different date, & go to the Paris parade, celebrating the end of the War, on November 11th,” he wrote, referring to the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

“Maybe we will do something next year in D.C. when the cost comes WAY DOWN. Now we can buy some more jet fighters!” Trump added.

He did not explain how the costs would be reduced and it was not immediately clear what previously scheduled parade he was referring to at the base in Maryland.

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Missing In Salisbury

 

My sister Janelle is currently missing in the Salisbury Md area.
She was last seen and heard from Thursday afternoon/night. She was with her boyfriend Ben Fararre at Ruby Tuesdays in Salisbury. Janelle is slightly mentally disabled. Threats have been made on both their lives and now no one can reach either of them. Please if you see either of them you can contact me at 3023984849.
Please everyone I am begging you to share.
Thank you
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Here’s How A Suspected ISIS Fighter Ended Up In The US As A Refugee

The process for Iraqi national Omar Adbulsattar Ameen to enter the U.S. was simple: All the suspected Islamic State fighter had to do was lie on his United Nations applications for refugee status and during interviews with U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials, according to the Department of Justice.

Ameen, who was arrested in California on Wednesday on an outstanding murder warrant in Iraq, claimed he was not a member of ISIS or al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI). He also denied taking part in any terrorist or criminal activity in Iraq.

In order to meet the physical safety requirement to qualify as a refugee, Ameen, 45, claimed his father had been murdered while helping the American military and that his brother had been kidnapped by a terrorist group affiliated with radical cleric Muqtada al Sadr.

But all of that was a lie, according to the Justice Department.

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CHRISTOPHER STEELE TOLD DOJ’S BRUCE OHR HE WAS ‘AFRAID THEY WILL BE EXPOSED’ AFTER COMEY’S FIRING

Dossier author Christopher Steele told Justice Department official Bruce Ohr after James Comey’s firing last year that he was “afraid they will be exposed.”

What exactly Steele was concerned about having exposed after Comey’s May 9, 2017 firing is not made clear in Ohr’s notes, which were reported by Fox News.

The text message is part of a trove of emails, text messages and handwritten notes that the Justice Department has provided to Congress as part of an investigation into the government’s handling of the Steele dossier.

Steele told Ohr in a May 10, 2017 phone call that he was “very concerned abt Comey’s firing — afraid they will be exposed,” according to Fox.

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"Herculean" research finally sequences wheat genome after 13 years of work

After a massive international effort involving over 200 scientists across 20 countries, the entire wheat genome has finally been sequenced. Described as a "Herculean challenge," the wheat genome is known to be five times larger than its human counterpart and exponentially more complex. The landmark human achievement is hoped to lead to more efficient wheat breeding and production of crops.

Wheat is arguably one of the most important human food crops in the world today, contributing to around 20 percent of all the calories we collectively consume, and providing more protein to the world's population than meat. Understanding its genome is of great value in better guiding selective breeding of varieties that can enhance yields and help our food growers adapt to a rapidly changing climate.

Despite initially compiling the raw genomic data almost a decade ago, the scale and complexity of the wheat genome has proved a challenge in accurately assembling that data into applicable chromosomes. The final results, recently published in the prestigious journal Science, outlines a sequence of 21 chromosomes, including more than 4 million molecular markers, and well over 100,000 specifically located genes.

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Numerous children have been poisoned by lead in homes approved by D.C. housing inspectors

Chanelle Mattocks remembers everything about that night in 2014, when lead poisoned her son.

She was giving Alonzo, then 3, a bath in a tub that her landlord had just painted to pass a housing inspection. She turned to find a washcloth, and when she swiveled back, she found the boy with bits of peeling paint in his mouth. She tried get it out, but it was too late.

The lead tests came back positive: Alonzo had more than double what the government defines as “elevated,” and he hasn’t been the same since.

Between March 2013 and March 2018, at least 41 families discovered that their homes, subsidized by a housing voucher and approved by city inspectors, contained lead contaminants, according to a tabulation requested by The Washington Post through the Freedom of Information Act.

The District Department of Energy and Environment, which performed the count and the testing, said it inspected about half of the homes because a child living at the property, or visiting it often, had tested positive for elevated levels of lead; the other homes were investigated following a tip about possible lead hazards. The agency said that the list wasn’t exhaustive and that there may be more.

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Mexican Involvement in World War II

Mexico Helped Push the Allied Powers Over the Top

Everyone knows the World War II Allied Powers: the United States of America, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Canada, New Zealand... and Mexico?

That's right, Mexico. In May of 1942, the United States of Mexico declared war on the Axis alliance. They even saw some combat: a Mexican fighter squad fought valiantly in the South Pacific in 1945. But their importance to the Allied effort was much greater than a handful of pilots and airplanes.

It is unfortunate that Mexico’s significant contributions are often overlooked. Even before their official declaration of war, Mexico closed its ports to German ships and submarines: had they not, the effect on US shipping might have been disastrous. Mexico’s industrial and mineral production was an important part of the US effort, and the economic importance of the thousands of farm workers manning the fields while the American men were away cannot be overstated. Also, let us not forget that while Mexico officially only saw a bit of aerial combat, thousands of Mexican grunts did fight, bleed, and die for the Allied cause, all the while wearing an American uniform.

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Liberal Irony


Fentanyl, Nitrogen Gas, Firing Squad: Why States Are Adopting New, and Reviving Old, Execution Methods

As states struggle to obtain traditional lethal injection drugs, some are turning to new methods of execution, or reviving old ones, as a backup.

Death penalty opponents were horrified on Tuesday when Nebraskabecame the first state in the union to carry out an execution using the painkiller fentanyl, which has been a driving force of the deadly opioid epidemic.

Some critics objected to the use of “a drug that’s currently ravaging our communities and killing thousands of Americans a year,” as Democratic New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson put it on Twitter. Others, like American Civil Liberties Union attorney Brian Stull, argued that the lethal protocol for Carey Dean Moore’s death was “cruel and unusual punishment” since the state paralyzed him before injecting the fentanyl, making it harder to know if Moore felt pain.

Nebraska's unprecedented move is part of a broader pattern of states turning to new methods of execution, or reviving old ones, as a backup. This is happening because more and more of the companies producing and supplying traditional lethal injection drugs want to keep their products from being used for capital punishment.

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Ben Rhodes Invokes Bin Laden To Shame Trump — Then The SEAL Who Shot Him Spoke Up

Former Obama foreign policy advisor Ben Rhodes took a shot at President Donald Trump on Wednesday after learning that the White House had revoked former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance.

Citing Brennan’s involvement in the raid that killed 9/11 terrorist Osama Bin Laden, Rhodes seemed to suggest that proved Brennan was above reproach.
John Brennan was the point person for the Obama White House on the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. He knows a lot more about defending our nation than someone who uses security clearances to punish his political adversaries.

Robert O’Neill — the SEAL Team 6 member who went public as the man who fired the shots that killed Bin Laden — fired back at Rhodes, making an apparent reference to the other operators who carried out the mission alongside him.

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40-Year-Old Election Law That Let New Hampshire Throw Out Ballots Overturned

A federal judge has struck down as unconstitutional a 40-year-old election law that allowed local moderators in New Hampshire to toss out the absentee ballot of someone whose signature on an affidavit failed to match their completed ballot.

In a 49-page ruling, the judge said it was constitutionally flawed that the state could reject these votes without prior notice to the voter or giving that person the right to contest the decision.

U.S. District Court Judge Landya McCafferty ruled in favor of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire and three voters who had their ballots rejected in 2016.

The civil liberties group had identified nearly 800 voters who had their ballots rejected in this way in the last three general elections.

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Americans continue to pile on debt

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Ed Lazear on the impact on the U.S. economy from the mounting government debt.

The U.S. economy may be on the upswing, but many Americans are still piling up debt faster than savings.

According to Northwestern Mutual’s 2018 Planning and Progress Study, average personal debt climbed higher than $38,000. Americans were also more likely to accrue between $5,000 and $25,000 worth of debt than savings last year – with 33% having added an amount within that range to their debt levels versus 17 percent who saved.

While 20 percent of people allocate half of their income toward debt repayment, one in 10 Americans surveyed said they expected to be in debt for the rest of their lives.

Only 23 percent of people claimed to carry no debt, down five percentage points from 2017.

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The Largest Health Care Union In The US Is Facing A Class Action Lawsuit Over Forced Dues

A free market labor group has filed a class action lawsuit against the largest health care worker union in the U.S. to refund millions in forced dues.

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation (NRWLDF) filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in a California district court on behalf of state employee William Hough and potentially 5,000 others, according to the NRWLDF.

“In the Foundation-won Janus decision, the Supreme Court finally upheld public sector workers’ First Amendment right to choose whether or not to support a union without the threat of being fired,” National Right to Work Foundation vice president Patrick Semmens said in a statement. “Further, the high court made it clear that fees cannot be collected without a clear waiver of First Amendment rights.”

Hough has worked for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) since 2005 but did not join the local union, instead opting to pay the union “agency fee” required from nonmembers in the VTA as a condition of employment.

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Carlson Loses It When Univision Host Suggests Sessions Is A Hypocrite For Eating Mexican Food: ‘What Do You Think, You Own Tacos?’

Tucker Carlson and Univision host Enrique Acevedo discussed a Mexican restaurant that faced backlash for serving Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday night and things went down a strange path which led to Carlson declaring his love for tacos.

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Rahm Emanuel under increasing fire for linking Chicago violence and morals in minority neighborhoods

As Chicago braces for another bloody weekend, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is once again coming under fire for blaming a lack of morals in predominantly black and Hispanic neighborhoods for the recent spate of violent crime.

Emanuel, who has been mayor since 2011 and is facing growing calls to resign from members of his own party, urged locals to “be a neighbor” and “speak up” to help law enforcement pursue killers, gang members and drug dealers.

After one particularly violent weekend earlier this month when more than 70 people were shot, Emanuel deflected questions about police staffing and strategy. Instead, he ignited a firestorm when he said there needs to be a politically incorrect conversation about character and values.

“This may not be politically correct," he said, "but I know the power of what faith and family can do. … Our kids need that structure. … I am asking … that we also don’t shy away from a full discussion about the importance of family and faith helping to develop and nurture character, self-respect, a value system and a moral compass that allows kids to know good from bad and right from wrong.”

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Two Killed in Carroll County Plane Crash

(WESTMINSTER, MD) – Two people are pronounced deceased this morning when a small plane crashed soon after take-off from a private air strip in Carroll County.

Emergency service responders pronounced the pilot and the passenger of a 2006 Ultralight Quicksilver single engine plane, deceased after their plane crashed shortly before 11:00 a.m. today. The identities of the two victims are being withheld, pending next of kin notification.

Just before 11:00 a.m. today, Maryland State Police at the Westminster Barrack were dispatched to the 1200-block of Baugher Rd, Westminster, Md., for the report of a plane crash. Responding fire and rescue personnel from the Carroll County Fire Department were on the scene as troopers arrived. The single-engine plane was located in an open field. The pilot and one passenger were the only people on-board the plane.

Preliminary information from investigators indicates the plane had just taken off from a private airstrip. The crash is said to have occurred not far from the airstrip.

State Police investigators are on the scene gathering additional information. An update will be issued later today when identities are confirmed and further details are available. Federal aviation officials have been notified of the crash.

Maryland State Police and deputies from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. Allied agencies assisted with securing the scene.

The Maryland State Police will not speculate on the cause of the crash. The cause of the crash will be investigated and determined by federal authorities.

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Funny Old People Who Don't Understand Facebook

Technology is constantly changing. It's nearly impossible for even the most technologically savvy web users to keep up, and it's no wonder that some members of the older generation feel a little out of their element when posting online.

Plus, even if our beloved grandmas and grandpas have mastered some aspects of social media, they tend to see the world through a different lens than their younger counterparts. This combination of a unique perspective and a lack of social media know-how leads them to pop up on our social pages with hilarious—and often wholly inappropriate—comments that leave us scratching our heads... and laughing uncontrollably!

In the "Old People of Facebook" community on Reddit, users share screenshots of the funniest Internet fails committed by their elders. While the name implies that it's all about Facebook, the subreddit focuses on faux pas from all over the web.

We'd say we love our elders in spite of these gaffs, but frankly, these funny gaffs make us love them even more.

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11 Things Only Cat Owners Understand

Kitties have many characteristics that we all know and (mostly) love: They're cute, they're cuddly and they're incredibly judgmental, just like your best girlfriend.

But there are also things about cats that only cat owners can truly understand. Some of those things are totally gush-worthy (like purring!) and some of those things are totally disgusting (hello, your cat could be pooping in a box somewhere in your house this very moment). Together, these things make up the joy that is...

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State police helicopter performs aerial hoist of passenger aboard cruise ship in Southern Maryland

(CHESAPEAKE BAY, Md.) – A Maryland State Police helicopter crew helped rescue a sick passenger off of a cruise ship Thursday evening.

Shortly after 9:45 p.m., the United States Coast Guard – Sector Baltimore was notified by Royal Caribbean Cruise Line that they had a passenger requiring immediate medical evacuation on its Grandeur of the Seas ship. The Coast Guard requested the assistance of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command to perform an aerial extraction from the ship in order to provide medical care to one of their passengers and transport them to the nearest hospital. The Grandeur of the Sea was located in the Chesapeake Bay approximately 10 miles southwest of Tangier Island and was traveling at approximately 6 knots.

Trooper 7, the Command’s aircraft based in Saint Mary’s County Maryland, was immediately dispatched. Once the aircraft arrived over the ship, the aircrew communicated with the crew of The Grandeur of the Seas who advised they were preparing the upper deck port side to use as the hoisting area.

The crew from Trooper 7 prepared to conduct the challenging hoist using the advanced technology aboard the AW-139 aircraft. While working with the crew of The Grandeur of the Sea, the flight crew deployed the trooper/rescue technician to assess the patient and determine what resource were needed. An assessment was completed and it was determine the patient needed to be evacuated immediately with a priority transport.

The patient was safely hoisted off the ship and secured in the aircraft, at which time the medical crew transitioned to medevac mode. The patient was in critical/life-threatening condition. Advanced pre-hospital emergency care was initiated as the aircraft departed the scene for transport to MedSTAR Southern Maryland Hospital.

The Maryland State Police Aviation Command has served Maryland citizens since 1970, and operates a fleet of ten (10) AW-139 helicopters from seven (7) bases throughout Maryland on a 24/7/365 basis. Missions include medevac, law enforcement, search & rescue, homeland security, and disaster assessment. The success of rescues performed by the Aviation Command depends a great deal on the cooperative effort of local fire, rescue, EMS, law enforcement agencies, and our partners at the United States Coast Guard.