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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Poll: 7-in-10 Voters Believe in ‘America First’ Agenda Ahead of 2020 Election

Ahead of the 2020 presidential election, the overwhelming majority of likely voters say they believe in the doctrine of “America First” when it comes to national public policy, a new poll reveals.

A poll by Selzer and Company/Grinnell College finds that the vast majority of American adults say they are America First voters, while less than 20 percent identify as socialists.

Overall, about seven-in-ten — or 70 percent — of likely voters say they are believers in America First — the nationalist-populist doctrine that guides President Trump’s agenda on immigration, trade, healthcare, and foreign policy, among others.

Meanwhile, only about 19 percent of likely voters said they would describe themselves as socialists, making the term the most unliked label for Americans. Instead, more Americans describe themselves as politically incorrect, feminists, gun enthusiasts, proud Americans, and progressives than they do socialists.


Democrats Draft Plan to Import Huge Numbers of ‘Climate Refugees’

Democrat legislators have drafted a bill to import at least 50,000 “climate refugees” per year despite the damaging impact on Americans’ wages and rents.

“America will continue to stand tall as a safe haven for immigrants,” declared Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), who was born in Puerto Rico and chairs the House Committee on Small Business. She said:
Despite this Administration’s efforts to strip the world’s most vulnerable populations of refuge … this legislation will not only reaffirm our nation’s longstanding role as a home to those fleeing conflict and disasters, but it will also update it to reflect changes to our world brought on by a changing climate.
The bill is titled the “Climate Displaced Persons Act,” and it offers green cards to “climate-displaced persons … [who] are individuals who have been forcibly displaced by climate change or climate-induced disruptions, such as sea-level rise, glacial outburst floods, desertification or fires … there could be as many as 200 million CDPs by 2050 globally,” said a statement from Velázquez‘s office.


Snyder: What In The World Is The Federal Reserve Thinking???

You don’t use up all of your ammunition before the battle even begins.

The U.S. economy has not even officially entered recession territory yet, although many experts are definitely anticipating one in 2020. When that recession arrives, the Federal Reserve is going to want as much ammunition to fight it as possible. So I was horrified to learn that the Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that interest rates are being slashed once again. We have now had three interest rate cuts in 2019 as the Federal Reserve desperately attempts to revive the stalling U.S. economy. But what are they going to do during the next recession when they have already pushed interest rates all the way to the floor and they can’t push them any lower?

In addition, in recent days the Federal Reserve has decided to absolutely flood the financial system with new money in a desperate attempt to stabilize the repo market. In essence, the Federal Reserve has launched a massive new round of quantitative easing even before a major crisis has erupted on Wall Street. I can understand trying to be proactive, but in reality quantitative easing is an extreme emergency measure that should only be used in the most desperate of situations. If the Fed is creating this much new money now, what are they going to do once things really get bad? Are we destined to become the next Venezuela?


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Biological male transgenders are about to take over female roles in Hollywood, and the viewing audience must pretend they’re all women

The LGBTQP lobby is outraged that transgenders are not getting as many acting roles on Broadway as they would prefer, so it is now calling on the performance industry to change its ways and start embracing transgenders just as they would normal actors.

An omen of what is soon to come for Hollywood, a stage actors’ union known as Equity has issued a public plea to casting directors everywhere asking them to consider hiring more transgender performers to play characters that aren’t transgender, which will help to give transgenders more acting work.

Even though the average American would probably opt for a root canal over having to watch biological males pretending to be “females” prance around on stage as “women,” Equity believes that transgenders should simply be handed these acting roles whenever they demand them, regardless – you know, because of “equality.”


Massive boulder nicknamed 'wizard rock,' weighing 1 ton mysteriously taken from National Park

In a baffling act of thievery, a 1-ton boulder was somehow snatched from the side of a highway in Arizona's Prescott National Forest about two weeks ago. Now, forest officials are asking the public for help to recover the hefty loot.

The stately black boulder, commonly called "Wizard Rock" by locals, was a special staple of the community, said Prescott National Forest in a news release.

"It's unfortunate when we lose a treasure such as the Wizard Rock," said Sarah Clawson, district ranger for the Bradshaw Ranger District, in a statement. "Our hope is that it will be returned to us, and these recent recurring events will become an educational opportunity."


Eighth-grader’s family complained of bullying days before fatal assault, legal claim states

On a Friday in mid-September, Diego Stolz’s adult cousin accompanied him to a meeting with the assistant principal at Landmark Middle School in Moreno Valley.

The eighth-grader had been repeatedly targeted by bullies. The day before, one of them had punched him in the chest and threatened that more violence was coming.

Stolz was scared.

The assistant principal, Kamilah O’Connor, assured him that the bullies would be suspended for three days, starting Monday, and told him he could miss the remainder of the school day.

But when the 13-year-old returned to classes after the weekend, the boys were still there.


Fitton: AP Reporters Pushed FBI to Prosecute Manafort

The Associated Press, founded in 1846 as a cooperative association of newspapers, has enjoyed a reputation for independence and fairness over the years. Lately, however, it has come under criticism for what some see as a left/liberal bias.

Certainly, what we have just learned about its dealings with anti-Trump partisans in the Justice Department does nothing to improve our perception of the news service.

We have released two sets of heavily redacted FBI documents – 28 pages and 38 pages –about an April 11, 2017, “off-the-record” meeting set up by then-Chief of the Justice Department’s Criminal Fraud Section Andrew Weissmann.

The meeting included representatives of the DOJ, the FBI and the Associated Press in which AP reporters provided information on former Trump Campaign Director Paul Manafort, including the numeric code to Manafort’s storage locker.


NASA admits that climate change occurs because of changes in Earth’s solar orbit, and NOT because of SUVs and fossil fuels

For more than 60 years, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has known that the changes occurring to planetary weather patterns are completely natural and normal. But the space agency, for whatever reason, has chosen to let the man-made global warming hoax persist and spread, to the detriment of human freedom.

It was the year 1958, to be precise, when NASA first observed that changes in the solar orbit of the earth, along with alterations to the earth’s axial tilt, are both responsible for what climate scientists today have dubbed as “warming” (or “cooling,” depending on their agenda). In no way, shape, or form are humans warming or cooling the planet by driving SUVs or eating beef, in other words.

But NASA has thus far failed to set the record straight, and has instead chosen to sit silently back and watch as liberals freak out about the world supposedly ending in 12 years because of too much livestock, or too many plastic straws.


Jerry Brown Blames Trump, Republicans for California Fires: ‘The Blood Is on Your Soul’

Former California Governor Jerry Brown told Congress on Tuesday that President Donald Trump and the Republican Party were responsible for the ongoing California fires because of their opposition to drastic climate change policies.

“California’s burning while the deniers make a joke out of the standards that protect us all,” Brown told the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday, as quoted by the San Francisco Chronicle. “The blood is on your soul here and I hope you wake up. Because this is not politics, this is life, this is morality. … This is real.”

Brown was testifying against efforts by the Trump administration to rescind California’s waiver that previously allowed it to set its own emissions standards for vehicles — effectively giving the state control of the entire auto industry. The administration argues that California’s policy is actually worse for the environment because higher standards make new cars — which are more energy-efficient than old cars — more difficult for consumers to buy.


Anti-Trump Whistleblower’s Identity Revealed – Worked for Susan Rice, Obama, Also Helped Initiate the Russia Collusion Hoax Investigation!

The anti-Trump whistleblower behind the Ukraine witch hunt has likely been exposed.

According to investigative reporter Paul Sperry, one person’s name keeps coming up in the impeachment hearings that fits the description of the whistleblower — Eric Ciaramella.

We have reported on Ciaramella previously at The Gateway Pundit.

33-year-old Ciaramella is a registered Democrat, worked for Obama, worked for Biden, worked for CIA Director John Brennan, he’s a vocal critic of Trump and he helped initiate the ‘Russia collusion’ hoax investigation!

Ciaramella’s identity was an open secret in the DC swamp, says Paul Sperry.


James Rickards: "Donald Trump is a Genius"

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Deep State And It's Feeding The Anti-POTUS Mob

The prepared statement of the latest UkraineGate whistle-blower is well worth the read. It tells you all you need to know about why the Deep State apparatchiks are coming out of the woodwork in a massive assault on America's duly elected president.
  • They are deathly afraid Trump will begin to dismantle a far-flung Empire which has
  • ...wreaked havoc around the world,
  • ...bled America's fiscal accounts dry, and
  • ...fostered unspeakable prosperity among the beltway's legions of empire-supporting agencies, contractors, think tanks, foreign lobbies, NGO's and K-street racketeers.
Whether out of common sense, naiveté or just contrariness, the Donald has dared to question and disrupt the Empire's core policy on the Ukraine/Russia file. And that's apparently exactly why the whistleblower de jour, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, wrote his now ballyhooed memos.

He feared that Trump's appropriate desire to get to the bottom of the well-documented Ukrainian involvement in the Obama Administration's illegal spying on his 2016 presidential campaign would undermine the bipartisan consensus on Capitol Hill for Washington's utterly wrong-headed Ukraine policy.


Fantastic! Watch Rep. Debbie Lesko DESTROY the Democrat’s Sham Impeachment Resolution

This was fantastic.

Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ) went point-by-point highlighting the absurdity of the Democrat Party’s impeachment resolution that gives all power to leaker-liar Adam Schiff.

Democrats must really be worried about this impeachment stunt if they are so scared to make the process public!

Debbie Lesko DESTROYED the Democrats, “I’m sorry, Adam Schiff is NOT an independent counsel!”


Trump Awards Medal Of Bravery To Chewbacca For Heroic Deeds During Battle Of Yavin

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Trump has awarded galactic hero Chewbacca his long-awaited Medal of Bravery for his performance in the Battle of Yavin.

The Wookiee had been snubbed by other presidents, who turned him down for the award despite his being nominated numerous times.

"AMERICAN HERO!" Trump tweeted along with a pic allegedly showing the ceremony. "BEST WALKING CARPET MAYBE EVER!!!"

But not so fast, said some fact-checkers.

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Vaxxed2 documentary producers release devastating information about America’s hidden vaccine injury epidemic

The producers of Vaxxed2 — the new vaccine truth documentary highlighted at — joined me at the InfoWars studios for an exclusive interview about the launch of this powerful film that’s set to blow the lid on the epidemic of vaccine injuries that are killing and maiming children across America (and around the world).

The full interview, shown below via, is a powerful must-see discussion about vaccines and the “war zone” of mass death they’re unleashing across America.

Children are being hospitalized, maimed and killed because of dangerous ingredients that are deliberately formulated into vaccines. And no one is allowed to talk about it.

The vaccine industry preys on children, deceives the public, aggressively hypes every outbreak (even the ones caused by vaccines) and pressures the tech giants to censor any truth about the dangers of vaccine ingredients. This is an industry dominated by a twisted combination of pure evil and mad science.


Troopers Arrest Two In Connection with AT and T Scheme-Sussex County

Sussex County– The Delaware State Police have arrested two suspects in connection with AT&T schemes regarding fraudulent package retrieval.
The Delaware State Police began investigating a series of fraud cases in October, 2019 in which suspects created fraudulent cellular phone accounts by stealing a persons identity, then have new cellular phones shipped to an address via FedEx/UPS. The suspects would be provided with a tracking number, then they responded to the location, obtained the package and took the cellular phones.
On October 29, 2019 at approximately 2:23 p.m., while Troopers were investigating one of these thefts complaints on Shadow Grove, Frankford, they were given a suspect vehicle description, a red Toyota Camry with New York registration.  The vehicle was subsequently observed in the area and a traffic stop was initiated.   Contact was made with the occupants in the vehicle, 23-year-old Jeison Canderlario of New York, NY and 23-year-old Felix Villa-Candelario of Bronx, NY.  Two new-in-box AT&T Samsung cellular phones were immediately observed inside the vehicle.   The suspects were taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 4.  A search warrant was obtained for the vehicle and a total of 10 AT&T Galaxy Note 10+’s were recovered.
Both suspects were charged with the following:
  • Receiving Stolen Property Value Over $1500
  • Conspiracy Second Degree
  • Conspiracy 3rd Degree (2 counts)
  • Criminal Trespass Third Degree (5 counts)
Jeison Canderlario and Felix Villa Candelario were arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $2505.00 secured bond.

Harris Statement on Impeachment Vote

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) released the following statement regarding the vote held today in the House of Representatives on H. Res. 660, to continue the hearings on the impeachment of President Trump.

Rep. Andy Harris made the following statement:
“I am certainly not voting to justify the continuation of Soviet-style secret hearings orchestrated behind closed doors to impeach the President. This is a sham – a fig leaf that fails to cover up an illegitimate hyper-partisan inquiry.”
For media inquiries, please contact Congressman Harris’ Washington, DC office at 202-225-5311, or contact John Dutton at

Rep. Adam Schiff and other House Democrats hold a press conference

House Republicans hold a press conference on the impeachment process.

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Fire coverage yanked from 350,000 residents in response to PG&E power blackouts and ‘fire risk’

Why Americans continue to elect Democrats, whose policies are tyrannical and economically destructive, is a mystery.

That is especially the case in California, which is a case study in authoritarianism when one political party possesses a super majority.

Recently, California – an arid state despite the fact that it has a large Pacific coastline – suffered through several very destructive, deadly wildfires that many experts blamed on the Democrats’ goofy, nonsensical environmental policies.

In particular, environmental policies that prevent energy companies from clear-cutting dead brush and trees away from power lines.

“California has a lot of public land, federal land and state land, and there are strict restrictions on a lot of that regarding logging and even removal of dead and diseased trees,” notes Bonner Cohen, a senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research. “You have tinderboxes brought to you courtesy of either the federal government, or the state government, or – tragically in some cases – both.”

But rationality isn’t something that guides Democratic environmental policy-making in California. As such, the state’s residents suffer.


BREAKING: House approves impeachment inquiry rules after fiery floor debate

A sharply divided House voted Thursday to approve a resolution setting "ground rules" for the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, putting lawmakers on record over the contentious process while setting the stage for proceedings to move into the public eye after weeks of closed-door depositions.

The measure passed largely along party lines, 232-196. Two Democrats defected on the vote.

The first formal floor vote in relation to the impeachment probe announced a month ago by Speaker Nancy Pelosi followed a fierce debate in the chamber, where Republicans accused Democrats of launching a de facto "coup" against the president in a "pre-ordained" bid to overturn the results of the 2016 election.


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Concealed Permit Holder Kills Alleged Armed Robber in Restaurant

A concealed carry permit holder shot and killed an alleged armed robber in a Highland Park, Michigan, restaurant.

WXYZ reports the suspect allegedly “came inside the restaurant with the intent to rob the place.”

ClickonDetroit reports that the owner bought time by initially complying with the suspect’s demands, handing over cash. When the suspect turned his attention to the bartender, allegedly intending to rob her too, the restaurant owner opened fire.

The owner “was armed with a .40-caliber Glock pistol” and he “emptied the magazine” while engaging the suspect.


Ocasio-Cortez dings 'predominantly white' areas for hurricanes that killed minorities

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put a racial spin Wednesday on climate change and hurricanes, attributing emissions from “predominantly white” corporations and communities for juicing recent storms that cost “predominantly black and brown lives” in Louisiana and Puerto Rico.

Even as House Republicans argued that cheap electricity from fossil fuels has helped lift more than a billion people out of poverty around the world, the New York Democrat asked a witness about whether “the Global South and communities of color” bear the brunt of climate “havoc.”

“[T]he people that are producing climate change, the folks that are responsible for the largest amount of emissions, or communities, or corporations, they tend to be predominantly white, correct?” she asked at a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on civil rights and civil liberties.


GOP lawmakers request roll call vote on impeachment resolution

A group of House Republicans is calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to have members cast their votes vocally instead of electronically on a resolution on impeachment procedures slated to come to the floor on Thursday.

In a letter sent to Pelosi on Wednesday — led by Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) and signed by 25 GOP lawmakers — the members said that while they disagree with Democrats' position on impeachment, it will be "one of the most serious and profound votes any of us will ever cast."

"As you know, there is no requirement for a roll call vote in the House to be conducted by electronic device and tabulation. As you also know, a vote conducted by electronic device shields Members from having to stand before their colleagues, their constituents, and the world to announce their decision on such a momentous matter in their own voice," they wrote.


NBA star: 'Seems like' Ilhan Omar is on the Turkish payroll

Enes Kanter, who plays for the Boston Celtics, had some harsh criticism for Rep. Ilhan Omar after the lawmaker refused to vote in favor of economic sanctions on Turkey.

"What an absolute disappointment and shame that the only democrat who did NOT support the Turkish bill aiming to stop the killing of innocent people is @IlhanMN who seems like on #DictatorErdogan ‘s payroll working for his interests, but not for the American people and democracy!" Kanter said Wednesday night on Twitter.

Omar voted "present" on the resolution and was the only Democrat who did not support the measure to place sanctions on Turkey over its killing of Kurdish forces.


Accident In Salisbury

Accident at North Pointe Drive and North Salisbury Blvd.  Use caution in the area.

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Chuck DeVore: California wildfires are 'one of the most preventable tragedies in human history'

The wildfires ravaging California are "one of the most preventable tragedies in human history," according to a former California state assemblyman.

"We’ve seen this coming for a long time. We have half the people working in California today that used to work in the logging industry because environmentalists and their political enablers have shut down the timber industry in California and when you don’t log the timber, eventually, it’s gotta burn,” Chuck DeVore said on “Fox & Friends” after pointing out that Gov. Gavin Newsom has blamed "capitalism, global warming," and the Pacific Gas & Electric company.

DeVore's comments came after Newsom declared a statewide emergency Sunday after multiple wildfires prompted the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people from their homes. Mandatory evacuations were ordered Wednesday morning in Southern California as a rapidly moving wildfire ignited and burned in Simi Valley, near the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.


Trump administration expands program to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico

The Trump administration this week added a new location to a Department of Homeland Security program that turns away asylum seekers who arrive at official crossing points at the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) was implemented Monday in a new location — Eagle Pass, Texas — where Central American families, as well as Congolese, Angolans, and Haitians, have constituted the largest groups of asylum seekers arriving over the past six months.

It is the sixth crossing point, or port of entry, on the southern border where DHS has opted to turn away people since implementing its “Remain in Mexico” policy in January. Other border crossings already returning migrants to Mexico are San Diego, California; Calexico, California; El Paso, Texas; Laredo, Texas; and Brownsville, Texas.


Republicans blast impeachment resolution as 'Soviet-style' process

As Democrats move to make impeachment proceedings public, Republicans slammed the new process House Speaker Nancy Pelosi put forth, saying nothing in the new protocols has changed the restrictive and secretive nature of the proceedings.

The Washington Examiner reported that Republicans say the new process further restricts particular members of their conference from asking questions during hearings.

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise blasted the proposal Tuesday night.

“The Soviet-style process that Speaker Pelosi and Adam Schiff have been conducting behind closed doors for weeks now has been rotten to the core. We’ve been highly critical of the fact that it completely denies due process to Republican members of Congress, as well as to the White House,” Scalise told reporters.


Joe Biden, son excluded from Democrats' Ukraine probe

President Trump’s defenders in Congress increasingly point to the importance of investigating corruption in Ukraine allegedly involving former Vice President Joseph R. Biden and his son Hunter, which is the centerpiece of the impeachment inquiry.

While absent from House Democrats’ impeachment probe, questions persist about Hunter Biden’s high-paying job on a Ukraine natural-gas company while his father was the point man for the Obama White House in Ukraine, a country notorious for corruption, especially in the energy industry.

“I don’t see how you can litigate the allegations against the president without litigating the allegations against Hunter Biden. They are inextricably linked,” Sen. John N. Kennedy, Louisiana Republican, told The Washington Times.

Hunter Biden picked up about $850,000 while serving on the board of Burisma Holdings, a Ukraine natural gas company, despite having no experience in that field. Hunter also profited in China, where his father was spearheading U.S. foreign policy, inking a $1.5 billion deal with an investment firm connected to the government in Beijing.

And the elder Mr. Biden famously bragged last year that he pushed Ukraine to fire its top prosecutor, a move critics say aimed to stop an investigation of Burisma, which the prosecutor has said he was investigating at the time.

Democrats poo-poo allegations of wrongdoing by the Bidens.


Federal appeals court delays Mueller's grand jury material disclosure to House Dems

A federal appeals court put on hold a lower court order that had mandated the Justice Department turn over grand jury material from special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe to aid House Democrats in their impeachment inquiry.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia granted the Justice Department’s request to delay any disclosure of documents as the administration appealed last week’s ruling which had said the Justice Department must turn over the material by Wednesday.

The House Democrats sought documents without redactions, exhibits from the report and any testimony related to the president’s knowledge of Russia’s attempted interference with the 2016 election, including any knowledge of crimes committed by his campaign officials.

Administration lawyers have pushed back against the subpoena for the information sought specifically by the House Judiciary Committee.

Judge Beryl A. Howell, an Obama appointee, said last week it was fair for the Democrats to have all relevant material to the special counsel’s probe into the Trump campaign and alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 election for their impeachment inquiry.


Washington Nationals Win World Series

The Washington Nationals clinched their first ever World Series title Wednesday night, defeating the Houston Astros 6-2 in game 7 of the World Series.

It was a long journey for the Nationals, who lost their top star Bryce Harper in the off-season, but they were a team of destiny and got the job done.

This was also the first time in World Series history that the road team won all seven games. The Nationals won all four games in Houston, while the Astros won three straight games in the nation’s capital destroying the home team in games four and five.


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If I Were the President, Here’s Why I Wouldn’t Trust Democrats Either

Steny Hoyer Won’t Commit to Floor Vote on Impeachment Proceedings

House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) has signaled he will not commit to House Democrats voting this week to formalize their secret impeachment inquiry, even after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said a vote is expected to take place on Thursday.

“We’re going to have to consider whether or not it’s ready to go on Thursday. I hope that’s the case,” Hoyer told reporters on Tuesday when asked about the planned vote.

The House announced Monday that it will move Thursday to determine whether to establish impeachment inquiry procedures into President Trump. The text of the resolution was not immediately released, but House Rule Committee Chairman Jim McGovern (D-MA) said it would “provide a clear path forward” on the impeachment inquiry.


1.1 Million Migrants Crossed into U.S. in FY2019, Nearly Half-Million Families

The apprehension of migrants who crossed the border into the U.S. reached 1.1 million during Fiscal Year 2019. More than 850,000 crossed into the U.S. illegally. Of those, nearly a half-million of the migrants were family units.

During Fiscal Year 2019, which ended on September 30, U.S.Border Patrol agents and CBP officers apprehended more than 1,148,000 migrants who crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S., according to year-end numbers released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Tuesday in El Paso. The El Paso Sector witnessed the largest percentage increase of illegal border crossings in all categories.

The apprehension of migrants illegally crossing the border is at the highest level since 2007, when agents apprehended 858,638. The apprehension of family units was not tracked in 2007, but this year marks a record for the category–473,000. This number is nearly quadrupled 2018’s report of 107,490 migrant family apprehensions. Prior to that, there had never been more than 100,000 family apprehensions in a single year.


Comptroller Franchot's Statement on Compensation for Wrongfully Incarcerated


More than $9 million approved at today's Board of Public Works

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (October 30, 1959) - Comptroller Peter Franchot today released this statement following Board of Public Works’ approval of payments to five wrongfully incarcerated men:
“I’m very pleased that today, the Board of Public Works is finally moving forward with approving compensation to five Marylanders who spent years behind bars for crimes that they did not commit … Years that they spent incarcerated, separated from their families, friends and loved ones … Years they could have spent pursuing their hopes and dreams while living their lives freely.
“Jerome Johnson, Lamar Johnson, Walter Lomax, Clarence Shipley and Hubert James Williams are victims of a broken criminal justice system. Although no dollar amount can restore what was taken from them, I hope that today’s action brings some solace and a sense of vindication for these five individuals.
“Each of these five petitioners will receive $78,000 for every year they spent incarcerated – an amount equal to our state’s annual median household income. We chose the median household income intentionally because through their erroneous conviction and incarceration, these five men were deprived of the opportunity to earn an income and contribute to their communities and to our state.
“I would like to thank the Board staff for their hard work behind the scenes that made today’s action possible. They have done a tremendous public service for the five petitioners and our state and we are grateful for their efforts.”

NSC Official Alex Vindman Testifies in Full Military Uniform, Despite Not Wearing One to Work Every Day

National Security Council (NSC) official Alexander Vindman showed up to testify Tuesday as part of the Democrats’ closed-door impeachment inquiry into President Trump in full military uniform.

This is despite not wearing one to work every day at the NSC, according to several sources.

Although Vindman is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, he is serving an assignment at the NSC as the director for European Affairs. According to sources at the NSC, Vindman does not wear his uniform to work at the NSC, where the standard dress is business wear.

One source said he donned the uniform “just for show.” The source pointed out that Vindman was ironically wearing a presidential service badge on his uniform — as he testifies on his concerns about Trump’s handling of Ukraine policy.


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MSP Helicopter Hoists Patient From Cruise Ship In Queen Anne’s Co.

(KENT ISLAND, MD) – Maryland State Police Aviation Command hoisted a patient who was suffering from a medical emergency off of a cruise ship Tuesday in Queen Anne’s County.

At approximately 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Maryland State Police received a request for assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard to hoist a patient suffering from a medical emergency aboard a cruise ship in the Chesapeake Bay. Maryland State Police Trooper 6, based in Easton, Maryland, was dispatched to the cruise ship Aida Luna’s, which was located in the Chesapeake Bay south of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Kent Island.

The helicopter crew configured Trooper 6 for an aerial hoist operation and arrived overhead the cruise ship at approximately 10:25 p.m. The pilots maneuvered the AW-139 helicopter into position approximately 120 feet above the deck of the cruise ship and 220 feet above the water line. A state police flight paramedic was lowered to the deck of the ship to rendezvous with the patient and prepare for extrication.

After the patient was assessed and placed into the secure hoisting device, both the patient and flight paramedic were hoisted up to the helicopter. Once the patient was secured inside the aircraft, Trooper 6 was able to transition to its medevac role and transported the patient to the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

The Maryland State Police Aviation Command has served Maryland citizens since 1970, and operates a fleet of ten helicopters from seven 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 efforts of local fire, rescue, EMS, law enforcement agencies, and our partners at the United States Coast Guard.

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Megan Rapinoe shouldn’t be anybody’s ‘Woman of the Year’

Glamour magazine thinks soccer star Megan Rapinoe is “the unapologetic pink-haired icon we’ve needed in 2019.” In reality, she’s a terrible role model for women everywhere.

Glamour decided to select Rapinoe for their annual 'Women of the Year’ shortlist, which highlights eight women they see as “remarkable women” and “warriors on the front lines of change.” And of course it’s true that Rapinoe accomplished a great deal this year, leading the U.S. Women’s National Team to victory at the Women’s World Cup and scoring six goals in the process.

But her personal escapades undermine all this accomplishment and disqualify her from deserving any sort of accolade. She has used her public platform to peddle in obnoxious self-victimhood, insult the country, display contempt for Americans, and lie about sexism in sports


Hornberger: The Evil Of The Drug War

With the exception of the U.S. national-security state and its foreign policy of empire and intervention and its torture, state-sponsored assassinations, coups, alliances with dictatorial regimes, invasions, occupations, wars of aggression, illegal and unconstitutional wars, mass secret surveillance, indefinite detention, secret prison camps, drug experimentation on unsuspecting people, denial of due process, denial of trial by jury, kangaroo military tribunals, and other dark-side practices, it would be difficult to find a better example of an evil and immoral program than the war on drugs.

1. Everyone, including the most ardent drug-war proponent, agrees that this decades-long program has failed to achieve its goal, which is a drug-free society.

2. If failure was the only consequence of this program, that would be one thing. But it’s not. Drug laws have brought Into existence drug gangs, drug cartels, gang wars, drug assassinations, drug kidnappings, burglaries, robberies, murders, muggings, and official corruption.

3. The drug war is also the most racially bigoted government program since segregation, perhaps even more so. Under segregation, government officials used the force of law to keep the races separated, but at least they permitted blacks to keep living in the community. With drug laws, they have been able to remove blacks entirely from communities and relocate them into places called penitentiaries, where they are forced to spend a large portion of their lives. They have also been able to use drug laws to harass, abuse, insult, and humiliate African-Americans, Latinos, and other racial minorities.

That’s not to say, of course, that all law-enforcement agents and all judges are racially bigoted. It is simply to say that for those who are racially bigoted, the drug war is like heaven on earth, in that it enables them to exercise their bigotry in a legal manner and even get praised for it.

4. The drug war has played a major role in the destruction of liberty in America. Just think: They actually put people into jail for doing nothing more than ingesting a substance that politicians and bureaucrats, both at the state and federal level, don’t approve of.

Views of Salisbury, Maryland, 1935

State government shares the blame for NY’s mental-health mess

Mayor Bill de Blasio deserves much blame for the city’s recent rash of violence by the mentally ill. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s actions — and lack of them — have played a big role, too.

One statistic is telling: With 19.5 million residents, New York has less than 3,000 beds available in state psychiatric hospitals — just 15 beds per 100,000, when the minimum ratio generally considered necessary is 50 per 100,000. In 1955, the state had 600 per 100,000, as mental-health expert DJ Jaffe has reported — 40 times today’s level.

Cuomo has closed hospitals and let the number of psychiatric beds drop, but the mentally ill haven’t disappeared. They’re just swelling shelters, jails and prisons, sprawled out on sidewalks — or roaming the streets, creating mayhem.


WCSO Press Release - PWID Heroin

Oney, Johnson, Larrimore
Incident: Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin, Possession of Heroin
Date of Incident: October 26, 2019
Location: Bi State Blvd/ E Chestnut Street Delmar, MD 21875
  • Lamerice Donte Oney, 32 years of age
  • Terri Lynn Johnson, 46 years of age
  • Katelyn Marie Larrimore, 27 years of age
On October 26, 2019, members of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team conducted a drug investigation that resulted in a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Bi State Blvd and E Chestnut Street Delmar, MD 21875. The front seat passenger of the vehicle, Lamerice Donte Oney of immediately fled the traffic stop. While Oney was fleeing the traffic stop he threw 300 bags of heroin into a backyard of a residence, which was recovered. Oney was apprehended a couple blocks away from the stop. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Terri Johnson of and the back seat passenger was identified as Katelyn Larrimore. Larrimore was found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest. A K-9 scan was conducted of the vehicle that resulted in locating an additional 80 bags of heroin, a digital scale, 1.1 grams of crack cocaine, and US currency. Oney was charged with possession with the intent to distribute heroin and possession of heroin. Johnson was charged with possession with the intent to distribute heroin, possession of heroin, and possession of crack cocaine. Larrimore was charged with possession of heroin and possession of cocaine. Larrimore was served with her outstanding warrant. Oney and Johnson are held without bond at the Wicomico County Detention Center. Larrimore is held on $1,000.00 bond at the Wicomico County Detention Center.
  • Oney: Possession with intent to distribute narcotics, possession of heroin
  • Johnson: Possession with intent to distribute narcotics, possession of heroin
  • Larrimore: Possession of heroin, possession of Cocaine

UPDATED: Attempted Child Abduction In Delaware

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'We make tacos, not war': Food truck owner apologizes for apologizing for serving ICE employees

Lloyd Taco found itself in political crossfire after they served food to some workers who work for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The Buffalo-based food truck initially apologized for serving the ICE workers before a larger backlash on social media of over 4,000 comments on Facebook and Twitter slamming their decision, according to co-founder Pete Cimino.

"Chris and I want to fully and sincerely apologize for our past statement after our truck’s visit to the federal detention facility in Batavia last week. Our statement was hastily made, and we reacted too quickly to criticism we received for that visit," Cimino said in a statement Monday at a press conference.


'Total panic': Man shouts 'Allahu akbar' at Joker screening and causes evacuation

Police arrested a man after he caused mass panic at the Grand Rex cinema in Paris during a showing of Joker by shouting, "Allahu akbar!"

The director of the movie theater told the Hollywood Reporter on Monday that the incident was an attempt by two men to clear the movie theater so they could steal people's belongings.

"They were two thieves looking for a way to take people's phones and bags. Apparently, they had already used the same tactic once on a train," he said.

The 34-year-old suspect started saying "it's political" during the Sunday night showing of the movie before he stood up and shouted the Arabic phrase for "God is great" and started mumbling in the language.



A vegetarian became a butcher after a pregnancy craving led her to try a hamburger

A pregnancy craving led a longtime vegetarian to eat a hamburger — and change her career.

Tammi Jonas, a 49-year-old Australian, had been a vegetarian since she was 19-years-old. Jonas maintained a meatless diet until she became pregnant with her third child.

During the pregnancy, she had a strong craving for a hamburger. Jonas had become “dangerously anemic” while carrying the child, forcing her to rely on iron supplements because of her meatless diet.

When the iron supplements became less effective, she broke down and grabbed a hamburger.


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World Series Game SEVEN At Caribbean Joe's TONIGHT

While I am normally closed on Wednesday's, this Wednesday is obviously special. The Nationals are in the final game 7 of the World Series. Considering most bars close early and some have already closed for the Winter, I'm going to open the doors tonight to allow everyone to watch the entire game from start to finish. 
Every time the Nationals score a home run I will provide any domestic beer for one dollar at the time of the home run, one per customer. We will have a limited menu for tonight. I'll open the doors at 6 PM and we will remain open till the game is over or the last person leaves the bar. Spread the word!!!


Pennsylvania state legislator who called for pro-life teenagers to be doxed apologizes months later

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims apologized to the family he harassed outside of a Philadelphia-area Planned Parenthood back in April.

Sims accosted Ashley Garecht, her two teenage daughters, and one of their friends on Holy Thursday before Easter weekend last spring. He harassed them momentarily before leaving, only to return later. Upon his return, the state lawmaker began filming and called for the family to be doxed while also continuing to mock them.

Despite backlash, the lawmaker refused to apologize at the time but did so earlier this week, according to Joe Garecht, Ashley Garecht's husband.

"Rep. Sims sent a short handwritten note, apologizing for his actions. We take him at his word, and we have already forgiven him," he told the Washington Examiner Tuesday.


The Walls are Closing In — but Not on Trump

Democrats and their media propaganda arm have been telling us since President Trump took office that “The walls are closing in.” First it was the Mueller investigation, then every fake news story from the media, from Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen being in Prague to Don Jr. calling his father about the Trump Tower entrapment meeting with some Russians.

Every “bombshell” revelation about Stormy Daniels or Omarosa meant that “the walls are closing in.” Mueller’s report, despite the best efforts of Andrew Weissman and his merry band of partisans, was a dud. As was the Ukraine phone call, with whistleblowers and Rep. Adam Schiff, perhaps one and the same, contradicted by the actual call transcript which Trump released.

For a humorous walk down memory lane, watch this YouTube montage of Democrat and #NeverTrump stooges telling their shrinking cable news audiences repeatedly that, “The walls are closing in” on President Trump.


Comment Worthy Of A Post

Want a crime? How about how the good old boys club just screwed over a nonprofit by planning on putting in a kids place downtown. Gillis, Davis, gilkerson all supported Minds in Motion getting their initial funding from locals to have a viability study done to the tune of $50000. Then they have one of their own employees open the same concept in the same location for profit because its needed here. Who wants to bet a year from now that nonprofit all of a sudden comes into a ton of grant money and buys this new main street kids at such an inflated rate. Jake Day knew all about all of it. This town in run by a small group of daddies boys stepping on anyone/everyone and not looking back. Just research how little these guys pay for property.

Poll shows a disturbingly high number of young people would vote for a socialist

Young people are turning toward socialism, and to some extent, even communism.

At least, that’s what the results of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation’s latest annual poll suggest. The survey was conducted by the reputable polling firm YouGov, and it surveyed a representative sample of 2,100 Americans.

The results are downright disturbing. The new data show that 64% of Gen Z and 70% of millennials say they’re likely to vote for a socialist. Meanwhile, 20% of millennials think the Communist Manifesto “better guarantees freedom and equality” than the Declaration of Independence.


Notice of Cancellation - 11/4/19 - City Council Work Session

Good morning,

The November 4, 2019 City Council Work Session scheduled for 4:30 p.m. has been cancelled.

The next scheduled Legislative Session will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. As always, the Public is invited to attend.     

The Public Notice is posted on the City website at the link below:

'A beautiful dog': Trump wants heroic Belgian Malinois in Baghdadi raid to visit White House

President Trump wants the heroic dog who cornered the world’s most wanted terrorist to visit the White House.

Trump released on Monday night a photo of the dog, whose name has not been declassified. The canine is credited with chasing Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi through an underground tunnel in Syria before the terrorist detonated a suicide vest, killing himself and three of his children.

An invite to the White House has not yet been extended to the Belgian Malinois, but Trump wants to meet the canine, a senior administration official told ABC News.


Md. lawmakers, officials, union meet on staffing shortages

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — State union employees told lawmakers Tuesday they are concerned that staff shortages — of about 2,600, according to a 2018 study — are causing safety issues, including some injuries, for employees at certain agencies.

Maryland lawmakers, state officials and union members gathered in Annapolis to address the shortage during a joint hearing before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee and the House Appropriations Committee.

Hogan Administration officials said during the hearing that they are aware of the safety concerns and are working to address them, along with the shortage.

Jason Kramer, policy analyst with Legislative Services, said during the hearing that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services alone had a need for more than 1,000 employees, while agencies like the Department of Juvenile Services and Department of Health were short more than 200 positions each, according to the study.


WINTER SPECIALS At Caribbean Joe's

We are currently open Friday at 6 PM to 2 AM. Saturday and Sunday 11 AM to 2 AM.

$4.99 Half Pound Burger
$3.99 Gravy Fries
$4.50 Personal Size Nachos bean and cheese
$5.99 Chicken Salad Sandwich or Wrap
$1.50 Tacos
$1.50 Natural Light
$2.99 Domestic Beer
$3.50 Rail Drinks
$3.99 Wine

House introduces resolution with 'pathway forward' on Trump impeachment

The House Rules Committee will debate a resolution tomorrow to provide a “pathway forward” for the impeachment of President Trump, lawmakers announced Tuesday.

“The House impeachment inquiry has collected extensive evidence and testimony, and soon the American people will hear from witnesses in an open setting,” four top Democrats said in a statement. “The resolution introduced today in the House Rules Committee will provide that pathway forward.“

The House will outline rules for the House Intelligence Committee to conduct public hearings that will allow both staff and lawmakers to question witnesses. It will also authorize the release of transcripts compiled from closed-door testimony of current and former Trump administration officials now taking place in the Capitol basement.



The Talbot Kennel Club, Salisbury Maryland Kennel Club, and Mispillion Kennel Club brings dog lovers the Eastern Shore Classic Dog Show! Thousands of dogs and their owners wilget the chance to strut their stuff ithe show ring from Wednesday, November 6- Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center from 9am – 5pm each day. The event isgreat for the wholfamily with a small admission fee. Dogs that are not entered in competitions are not permitted on show grounds.


     Watch the judginof various breeds in Conformation and cheer for your favorite.
     See young owner-handlers compete against their peers in the Junior ShowmanshiCompetition(ALL DAYS)
     Check out future junior handlers try their hand at handling dogs in a Pee-Wee handling. (SATURDAY ONLY)
     Watch owner-handlers compete in a special series called the National Owner-Handled Series. (FRIDAY- SUNDAY)
     Obedience and rally trials will test dogs understanding of commands, as they maneuver hurdles & retrieve articles.(Thursday-Sunday)
     Participate in a free dog show tour. (ALL DAYS)
     Watcowners take their dogs througthe AKC Canine Good Citizen Test (CGC). (FRIDAY ONLY)
     Watch AKC Miscellaneous & FSS Breeds Open Shows. (ALL DAYS)


     Admission: $5 Adults, $3 Students, Under Age 5 Free. Free parking.

     Show Program: Find full event details here