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Friday, March 08, 2019

Democrats Are Goose-Stepping Towards Irrelevancy

Democrats recently held a meeting where party leaders made it clear loyalty is the only thing that matters. Unsurprisingly, a headline from The Washington Post article describing the meeting vastly understated reality: “House Democrats explode in recriminations as liberals lash out at moderates.” Socialist/Marxist hard-core radicals lashing out at progressives is more like it — in a party where ever-increasing demands for “authenticity” are the only currency that matters.

What kind of authenticity? “Triggering the blowup was Wednesday’s votes on a bill to expand federal background checks for gun purchases,” the Post explained. “Twenty-six moderate Democrats joined Republicans in amending the legislation, adding a provision requiring that ICE be notified if an illegal immigrant seeks to purchase a gun.”

In other words, Democrat Party members who would like to take Americans’ guns away were furious that some of their colleagues supported making sure illegals can’t get guns. As a result, media-made “superstar” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared through her spokesman that Democrats who side with Republicans “are putting themselves on a list.”


Washington Post Forced To Issue Big Corrections In Cynthia Nixon’s Hit-Piece On Mike Pence

It took four days, but The Washington Post has finally issued some major corrections to an op-ed by "Sex and the City" actress and failed New York Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon in which she declared that Vice President Mike Pence is "insidious and dangerous" and accused him of repeatedly persecuting gay people.

The op-ed, titled "Mike Pence Isn’t ‘Decent.’ He’s Insidious.", was published on March 2. Four days later, the Post added the following "correction":

Correction, March 6, 2018: This op-ed originally misstated that when Vice President Pence was president of the Indiana Policy Review Foundation, the group published an article urging businesses not to hire gay people. The referenced article concerned whether gay journalists should be permitted to cover matters related to homosexuality without disclosing their sexual orientation. The inaccurate sentence has been removed. Additionally, the op-ed should have noted that Pence’s spokesmen have disputed reports that he has ever supported conversion therapy and also that he played a leading role in Trump administration efforts to ban transgender people from military service.

Oops. Clearly that should have read "corrections" as the "correction" admits to three significant "inaccuracies."



Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell held a press conference Thursday to step up his attacks against HR1, the massive election reform bill currently being debated in the House, as a “turkey” and a “parade of horrible,” warning Democrats that supporting the bill will help Republicans win in 2020.

McConnell was defiant when asked why he wouldn’t bring HR1 to the Senate floor. “Because I get to decide what we vote on,” was his response

McConnell criticized the bill again this morning during the Senate’s opening remarks. Of all the provisions he finds troublesome, he took specific issue with the section that would restructure Federal Election Commission (FEC) governance, dismantling the agency’s bi-partisan six member commission in favor of a format he believes will lead to partisan control.


Immediately Update Your Google Chrome Browser to Patch Vulnerability

Google has revealed that a recent update to its Chrome web browser includes a fix for a bug which could leave the browser vulnerable to hackers.

Google recently warned that a recent update to its Chrome web browser included a fix for a zero-day exploit that hackers were actively attempting to crack. ZDnet reports that the hack exploited a security flaw named CVE-2019-5786, a patch to this issue was included in a version of Chrome released on March 1st; the version number was 72.0.3626.121.

Google revealed the issue in an announcement where the security lead of the Chrome browser stated that the bug which has since been patched was actively under attack by hackers at the time that it was patched.

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One hundred eleven miles of new or replacement wall is either being built or is in progress on the southern border after Trump’s first two years in office, an administration official tells The Daily Caller.

All told, the administration has secured funding for approximately 445 miles of the total 722 miles desired by the Trump administration, a Caller analysis finds. The analysis holds only if all national emergency and executive action funding is upheld in court challenges.

The administration official stressed that this figure constitutes only 18-foot bollard wall fencing or 32-foot levee wall fencing, which is the barrier that Trump has emphasized as necessary.


University Students Protest Candace Owens with ‘End White Supremacy’ Sign

Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens kicked off their first 2019 Campus Clash event at Utah Valley University on Monday. The duo was greeted by protesters who draped a banner over a balcony that read, “End White Supremacy,” an odd choice of message, given that Owens is black.

“People said, when we first started Turning Point USA, that this sort of organizing is not possible,” said Kirk to an room filled with conservative students on Monday night, “My best advice to you is that it absolutely is possible, and I’ll go a step further, it’s necessary.”

“If you believe in these core values so strongly, you have a moral prerogative to do everything possible in your power to defend those ideas,” continued Kirk, “If every single one of us did everything in our power, in our local community — our friend group, the country would look a lot different today.”

Kirk added that he believes there is a new culture of conservatism on the rise — one with more energy — thanks to President Donald Trump, who has taught conservatives how to fight.

“This kind of passive, docile conservative movement is dying thanks to Donald Trump,” said Kirk, “and we have this new grassroots energy where we are going to fight the Left on their terms.”

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ACLU Blasts House Democrats’ Big ‘Election Reform’ Bill As Unconstitutional

On Friday, the historically leftist — but often quirky — American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) surprised many when it came out in opposition to House Democrats' omnibus H.R. 1 bill, dubbed the "For The People Act Of 2019."

As the name signifies, H.R. 1 is the bill label often given to a new House leadership's most symbolic or highly pressing legislative priority. In January, NPR described the For The People Act Of 2019 as "a 571-page compendium of existing problems and proposed solutions in four political hot zones: voting, political money, redistricting and ethics."

Among other things, H.R. 1 provides for automatic voter registration, makes election day a national holiday, restores many felons' voting rights, cuts back further on states' ability to control their own voter rolls, revives the previously gutted coverage formula of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, mandates the disclosure of donors to politically active 501(c)(4) organizations, mandates that presidential inaugural committees disclose expenditures in addition to donors, and mandates that presidents and vice presidents must release their tax returns.


Homeless Veteran Johnny Bobbitt, Katelyn McClure Plead Guilty For Roles In $400,000 GoFundMe Scam

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt and Katelyn McClurepleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court for their roles in a $400,000 GoFundMe scam. Katelyn McClure and her former boyfriend, Mark D’Amico, started the fundraising campaign in 2017 after claiming that Bobbitt gave McClure his last $20 to buy gas.

Bobbitt pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering, while McClure pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy. Bobbitt faces up to 10 years in prison, and McClure faces 20 years.

D’Amico has been charged with theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception.


More Than 700 Taken Into Custody by El Paso Border Patrol Agents Overnight; Two Previously Removed Sex Offenders Also Nabbed During Influx

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in El Paso apprehended several large groups between last night and late afternoon Wednesday. These groups, like many others before, are comprised primarily of Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles.

Agents apprehended a group of 112 illegal aliens at the border wall near downtown just after midnight. At about the same time agents working further east were processing a group of 252 aliens apprehended at the border just west of Bowie High School. Throughout the morning hours several smaller groups also arrived at multiple locations along the border in the El Paso metropolitan area. In just a few hours the total number taken into custody exceeded 500. An unaccompanied 2-year-old child was also found among one of the groups. The U. S. Border Patrol is currently working with international and domestic agencies in order to locate the parent(s).

While dealing with this influx of illegal aliens Border Patrol Agents also arrested two convicted sex offenders attempting to enter illegally while the agents were preoccupied with the large groups. Both sex offenders were arrested in different groups attempting to enter the United States illegally evading Border Patrol agents. Both subjects had been convicted of their sex offenses and had served time in jail before being deported from the United States.

Agents in far-east El Paso County also arrested a group of six in which a subject, 28-year-old U.S. citizen, self-proclaimed prison gang member, was found to have an outstanding federal warrant for escape. In addition, the subject has a lengthy criminal record. The subject was remanded to the custody to the U.S. Marshals Service. The other five aliens are currently being processed accordingly.

Criminal organizations continue to attempt to distract and occupy Border Patrol agents however their continued vigilance and experience is stopping these attempts.

Tuesday CBP released data detailing the record number of apprehensions of inadmissible family units border wide. The data showed the greatest increase in the El Paso Sector where family groups are up 1,689% when compared to same period last year. More information and data can be found here and here.

CBP Officers at South Texas Ports of Entry Post Significant Increases in Hard Narcotics Seized in FY 2018

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at eight South Texas ports of entry seized a significant amount of narcotics, unreported currency, weapons and uncovered numerous immigration violations during Fiscal Year 2018. Fiscal Year 2018 began October 1, 2017 and ended Sept. 30, 2018.

“Our frontline CBP officers continued to keep our border secure at South Texas ports of entry during FY 2018 as we interdicted significant volumes of hard narcotics such as methamphetamine and heroin. Increased implementation of intelligence-driven operations, analysis, crime scene investigation and information sharing has helped sharpen and maximize our effectiveness. We continue to carry out our border mission while facilitating lawful trade and travel at Laredo Field Office ports of entry and treating travelers with dignity, professionalism and respect,” said Director, Field Operations David P. Higgerson, Laredo Field Office.

During FY 2018, CBP officers at the eight ports of entry extending from Brownsville to Del Rio that comprise the Laredo Field Office seized 101,509 pounds of narcotics that would have commanded a combined estimated street value of $243 million. Specifically, they seized 84,077 pounds of marijuana; 7,083 pounds of cocaine; 7,560 pounds of methamphetamine, up 25 percent from FY 2017; 735 pounds of heroin, up 20 percent from FY 17, $4 million in unreported currency, 159 firearms and 127,146 rounds of ammunition.

CBP officers at Laredo Field Office ports of entry in FY 2018 also determined that a total of 45,160 non-U.S. citizens were inadmissible to the U.S. due to violations of immigration law.

Pelosi passes watered-down condemnation after Omar’s anti-Semitic tweets

It began as an effort to denounce anti-Semitism, after freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar used classic anti-Jewish tropes in her arguments against Israel — saying it was “all about the Benjamins” and that Jewish-American legislators had “dual loyalty.”

But following a backlash from young Democrats, Speaker Nancy Pelosi backed down Thursday, instead introducing a kitchen sink resolution that included denunciations of “all hate” that named nearly a dozen different groups.

It passed easily, 407-23 — and Omar’s name never came up in the seven-page document.


After days of Democratic hand-wringing, House votes to condemn hate speech

The House on Thursday passed a resolution condemning most imaginable forms of hate speech and bigotry following an intense struggle among Democrats over how to condemn a string of anti-Semitic remarks from a lawmaker.
The watered-down resolution started as a way to respond to Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who was accused of writing anti-Semitic tweets and publicly feuding with a Jewish Democrat, Rep. Nita Lowey of New York, on Twitter.
Omar was not named in the final version of the seven-page resolution, but Republican and Democratic lawmakers nonetheless called out her pattern of anti-Semitic tweets that have created a bipartisan furor on Capitol Hill and tortured Democrats as they struggled to find a way to respond.

Hillary Clinton wasn’t trying to ‘close the door’ on 2020 when she said she was not running: report

What a difference a day makes.

Hillary Clinton made headlines Monday when she told a local New York news channel that she would not run for president in 2020.

"I'm not running, but I'm going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe," the former presidential nominee told News 12 Westchester. She insisted that she would remain relevant and has no plans of "going anywhere."


'People of Color' Is a Marxist Phrase. Let's Stop Using It.

Like most ideologies, social justice has a lexicon of its own, complete with both formal terms emanating from the academic world and terms emerging colloquially from everyday use by its adherents. The phrase "people" or "person of color" is one of these terms. "People of color" is the social justice term used to describe non-white people.

On the surface, the phrase is a pleasant-sounding and politically correct way to describe non-white people. However, when digging deeper, it is clear that the phrase is Marxist in origin and meaning.

Marx wanted to abolish many social institutions — the family unit, private property, and the past — in order to create a completely classless, equitable society. Individuality was among the other features of the human condition Marx sought to eliminate. He believed that "the abolition of this state of things is called by the bourgeois, abolition of individuality and freedom!" So long as there is individuality, there is inequality. Individuality means there is difference and variation among people, and anything that enables human beings to differentiate themselves from others is a form of inequality that necessitates elimination.


LEAKED AUDIO: Google Discusses ‘Steering’ the Conservative Movement

Google’s senior director of U.S. public policy, Adam Kovacevich appeared to describe the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) as a “sideshow Circus,” in a leaked audio recording in which he also argued that Google should remain a sponsor of the conference to “steer” the conservative movement “away from nationalistic and incendiary comments.”

The comments came to light in leaked audio files allegedly of a company-wide meeting at Google, part of which is now exclusively reported by Breitbart News. Another part of the transcript was released last Friday on Tucker Carlson Tonight, while further snippets revealing Google’s funding of establishment conservative think-tanks were published by the left-leaning tech magazine Wired in December.

The alleged meeting took place in the wake of Google’s sponsorship of CPAC in 2018, which triggered an internal rebellion from left-wing employees of the tech giant. Breitbart News exclusively reported on the revolt at the time, in which radical left-wingers inside Google accused CPAC of “ethno-nationalism” and “hate.”


Rank-and-file Dems revolt against Pelosi over resolution to condemn anti-Semitism

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is "taken aback" by the growing dissent and anger among rank-and-file Democrats over a possible resolution to formally condemn anti-Semitism, a Democratic source told Fox News on Wednesday -- highlighting Pelosi's tenuous grip on control over the House and underscoring the growing power of the party's nascent far-left progressive wing.

Pelosi even reportedly walked out of a meeting Wednesday with Democrat House members, setting down her microphone and telling attendees, “Well if you're not going to listen to me, I’m done talking."

The stalled resolution originated after freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, for at least the second time in recent months, ignited an uproar for echoing tropes critics have deemed anti-Semitic. In February, she suggested on Twitter that supporters of Israel have been bought. The congresswoman then accused American supporters of Israel of pushing people to have “allegiance to a foreign country.”

Omar -- who also tweeted in 2012 that "Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel" -- refused to address questions on Wednesday about accusations that she’s anti-Semitic.

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WCSO Press Release 3-8-19 (Bomb Threat Arrest)

Incident: Bomb Threat Arrest

Date of Incident: 7 March 2019

Location: 635 E. Main Street, Salisbury, MD

Suspect: Female Juvenile, 12, Salisbury, MD

Narrative: On 7 March 2019 at 8:48 a call was placed directly to the Administrative Office at Wicomico Middle School by an unknown subject that stated a bomb had been placed on the school property and its detonation was imminent. The school admisntration initiated an evacuation of the student body while the fire department and law enforcement resources responded to inspect the school for any possible explosive device.

The evacuation and inspection of the school lasted almost four hours before the school was declared safe for re-entry.

During the ensuing investigation, deputies with the Sheriff’s Office School Resource Division developed a suspect as being the culprit who made the telephone call to the school. Investigation identified this suspect to be a 12-year-old student who actually made the call from an adjacent off campus location that enabled her to watch the response she set into motion with her phone call.

The juvenile was taken into custody and transported to the Sheriff’s Office where the Department of Juvenile Services took custody of the juvenile. At this time the juvenile is detained in the Lower Eastern Shore Children’s Center pending future adjudication.

Charges: Threat of Mass Violence
Threat to Explode Destructive Device
Disturbing School Operations

WCSO Press Release - Mar. 8, 2019

Incident: Possession of Heroin
Date of Incident: 7 March 2019
Location: N. Salisbury Blvd. at Zion Rd., Salisbury, MD
Robert W. Conaway, 26, Willards, MD
David A. Moore, 39, Willards, MD
Narrative: On 7 March 2019 at 10:45 AM, a deputy stopped a vehicle operated by Robert Conaway for speeding on N. Salisbury Boulevard. During the encounter, the deputy was informed by Conaway that there was marijuana and related paraphernalia in the vehicle. During a subsequent search, the deputy then recovered what was identified as heroin in the pants pocket of Conaway. Further search revealed heroin where the passenger, David Moore, had been sitting as well as two syringes and a burnt spoon.
The deputy also located the marijuana that Conaway had initially said was in the vehicle.
Both Conaway and Moore were placed under arrest and transported to the Central Booking Unit where they were processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner released both on Personal Recognizance.
Charges: Possession of Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Linda Sarsour: Pelosi Doing ‘Dirty Work of Powerful White Men’ with Antisemitism Condemnation

Linda Sarsour, co-leader of the embattled Women’s March, attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as House Democrats draft a resolution condemning antisemitism following blowback from Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) latest anti-semitic remarks.

Omar became the center of controversy after suggesting last week that lawmakers are pressured by pro-Israel groups to take a pledge of “allegiance to a foreign country.”

“I want to ask, ‘Why is it OK for me to talk about the influence of the [National Rifle Association], or fossil fuel industries or Big Pharma, and not talk about a powerful lobbying group that is influencing policy?’” the Minnesota Democrat asked during a forum at a bookstore with fellow freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).



Tickets will be on sold at Hebron Savings Bank on Riverside Drive in Salisbury.

College Dean Resigns Over School's Opposition To Chick-Fil-A "Corporate Values"

In fall 2018, Campus Reform reported exclusively that Rider University in New Jersey had made the decision to ban Chick-fil-A from becoming a restaurant on campus despite being voted one of the top fast food choices in student surveys. Now, Cynthia Newman, who is currently the dean of Rider's College of Business, has announced that she will be resigning over the university's opposition to the fast-food chain.

Newman explained her reasoning to the faculty and staff of the College of Business in her Feb. 14 resignation announcement, a copy of which Campus Reform obtained exclusively. In the announcement, Newman recalled the university rejecting students wanting to bring a Chick-fil-A restaurant to campus because the fast-food chain's "corporate values have not sufficiently progressed enough to align with those of Rider."
"As some of you already know, I am a committed follower of Jesus Christ," Newman says in her announcement.

"As such, I endeavor every day to do exactly what Chick-fil-A puts forward as its overarching corporate value: to glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to me and to have a positive influence on all who come into contact with me."

Come Get Them While They Last At Caribbean Joe's

Police arrest FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted fugitive and link him to DC killing

A man wanted for five years by the FBI for killing his fiancée in New Jersey is under arrest in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Lamont Stephenson, 43, was arrested Thursday in Prince George’s County, local and federal law enforcement sources confirmed to WTOP.

Stephenson was wanted since 2014 on charges he murdered of his fiancée in New Jersey. He also allegedly killed her dog in the attack.


AOC Hit With Ethics Complaint Alleging Use of House Resources for Political Purposes

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y) has been hit with an ethics complaint alleging that the freshman Democrat improperly used House resources for political purposes in violation of ethics rules.

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), a Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, filed the complaint Thursday to the U.S. House of Representative's Office of Congressional Ethics requesting that the committee investigate Ocasio-Cortez's use of official resources on her social media accounts.

"In the first two weeks of February 2019, Ocasio- Cortez posted numerous videos of official House floor and committee proceedings on her political Twitter and Instagram accounts," the complaint reads. "Her posts prominently displayed both official House photographs and video footage, on which she commented and instructed viewers to watch the videos."

"Ironically, in one of the posts she discussed the ethics standards to which she should be held," it continues. "Additionally, on Ocasio-Cortez's political Instagram page, she directly links to her official House Instagram account and includes a link for political contributions, alongside the posts of official video footage and her comments on official action. There are numerous ethics rules violated in this case, all of which require separation between official action and resources and political action and fundraising."

House ethics rules prohibit Members from using official taxpayer-backed resources for any political or campaign-related activities.

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Tommy Robinson to face fresh contempt of court proceedings

The former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson is facing a fresh hearing over allegations that he committed contempt of court by allegedly filming people involved in a criminal trial and broadcasting footage on social media.

The attorney general, Geoffrey Cox, has decided it is in the public interest to bring further proceedings against the far-right activist, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon.

The first hearing in the case is due to take place at the high court in London on 22 March.


‘Child Recycling’ Rings Smuggle Migrants into U.S., Says DHS

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told a U.S. House committee on Wednesday that human smugglers are “recycling” minors to enable adult migrants’ entry into the U.S.

“Smugglers and traffickers have caught on that the outdated laws, lack of resources, and bad court decisions effectively give them a free ticket into America,” Secretary Neilsen told the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday. “We have encountered recycling rings, where innocent young people are used multiple times to help aliens gain illegal entry. As a nation, we simply cannot stand for this.”

She testified that her agency witnessed a 620 percent increase in families, or those posing as families, who are apprehended at the U.S. border with Mexico.

United States Border Patrol Chief of Operations Brian Hastings told reporters during a Tuesday press conference that agents are finding large numbers of fraudulent familial claims.



Man suing on behalf of aborted fetus says it’s for all ‘men who actually want to have their baby,' lawyer says

The lawyer of the Alabama man suing an abortion clinic for terminating the life of his unborn child against his wishes, says he wants anyone associated with the abortion to pay up.

"We are suing the clinic, the manufacturer of the pill, going after the doctor and going after any professional organization the doctor is affiliated with," attorney Brent Helms told Fox News on Thursday, adding that "if they are all held liable, it would put a dent on the profitability of abortions."

On Tuesday, an Alabama county court recognized the aborted fetus, "Baby Roe," as a plaintiff in the lawsuit, making the case one of the first of its kind.

"The truth is, no one has ever done this," Helms said. "The question is, why not?"


Pelosi Gives Omar A Pass As "Anti-Semitism" Resolution Morphs Into Indictment Of Trump Supporters

Update2: Following days of infighting over the rebuke of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for criticizing pro-Israel politicians, the House overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan resolution on Thursday to condemn all forms of bigotry.

The final vote tally was 407-23-1.

The bill - crafted shortly after Omar's second such remark in recent weeks, was originally aimed at anti-Semitism. It began to face pushback after several prominent progressives threw their support behind the freshman Rep. from Somalia.

On Wednesday, three Democratic presidential candidates stood behind Omar; Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

"Anti-Semitism is a hateful and dangerous ideology which must be vigorously opposed in the United States and around the world, said Sanders - adding "We must not, however, equate anti-Semitism with legitimate criticism of the right-wing, Netanyahu government in Israel."


Assyrian Warns Americans to Visit Ilhan Omar’s District: 'You Won’t Think It’s America'

Middle Eastern Women’s Coalition (MEWC) director Nahren Anweya on Wednesday warned Americans who visit Minnesota’s 5th district, Rep. Ilhan Omar’s district, the 2016 “terrorist recruitment capital of the country.”

“You won’t even think you’re in America,” she said of the district that elected Ilhan Omar.

MEWC Director of Speical Projects Anweya was speaking at an MEWC press conference calling for Rep. Omar to resign. She said she has cousins and family members “called whores for showing” part of the back of the arm in Iraq, “a country where one day they were wearing mini skirts.”

“It is truly because of people like [Rep.] Ilhan [Omar], when the government is infiltrated and it starts this way because it happened in Iraq and it happened against us,” she went on. “Iraq used to be a country where Jews lived freely, where Assyrian Christians lived freely, where even Armenians were there, and even moderate Muslims lived until sharia law took place and everyone was affected.”

“Americans truly need to understand that this will affect you one day if you don’t make a change right now,” she said of sharia, adding she knows the early signs of genocide.



"In 2007 a measure to give electoral votes to the winner of the popular vote was approved in Maryland back in 2007, making it the first state to make such a plan.
But now, after the disputed election of Donald Trump many leftists throughout the country are turning to Maryland to lead the charge against the Electoral College.
Measures to sidestep the Electoral College are being considered throughout the country, and many believe Maryland is just the beginning of a nationwide movement to uproot and forever change the U.S. election process.
Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat, signed the measure into law, one day after the state’s General Assembly adjourned.
The measure would award Maryland’s 10 electoral votes to the
national popular vote winner. The plan would only take effect if states representing a majority of the nation’s 538 electoral votes decided to make the same change."

The Federalist Papers Nov. 2016
Maryland HB 148 and SB 634

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Coulter: ‘Idiot Republicans’ Surrender When Democrats ‘Mouth the Word Racism’

Ann Coulter lamented Republican weakness in the face of accusations of “racism” from Democrats and the broader left in a Wednesday-aired interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

The status quo of demographic change is an existential threat to American cultural continuity, warned Coulter.

“I judge all politicians on their stand on the most important issue of our era [and] generation, and it decides whether America lives or dies,” said Coulter. “That is immigration.”

Coulter added, “It is an emergency that you have Americans dying in greater numbers than died in the entire course of the Vietnam War every year from drugs, most of those drugs, as we know from Sam Quinones’s great book Dreamland, and being brought in from Mexico. … Tens of thousands of Americans are going to be killed by illegal aliens — and I might add legal aliens — in drunk driving accidents, in heinous rape-murders, like the Kate Steinles.

“Illegal aliens are consuming vast public resources so that hospitals and schools and local tax areas are just having to shut down normal government services. … This is actually harming Americans in a way that — I promise you — nothing in the Congo, Zimbabwe, or with Jared’s Middle East peace process is going to affect any American. This is an actual national emergency.”

“When you remember how unpopular [Democrats’] ideas are, do not fall for the nonsense about how they will implement those ideas through a national emergency,” Coulter remarked. “No, they won’t. They’ll have an administrative agency do it. They’ll go to a court to do it. No president is going to declare a national emergency for the Green New Deal. It won’t happen.”


Maryland Data Analyst Proves “Common Sense” Gun Control Is Killing State Residents

Maryland – -( My name is Brian Bissett. I reside in Howard County, Maryland, and I am the author of two peer-reviewed books on Data Analysis. I am writing today OPPOSING the following bills which are currently being considered by the 2019 Maryland State Legislature.

HB92, HB95, HB96, HB523, HB612, HB1343, SB8, SB113, SB346, SB737, AND SB1000.

All of these proposed laws will enjoin honest citizens from freely exercising their right to utilize firearms for lawful purposes in various ways by actions such as requiring an expensive license to purchase a long gun, prohibiting possession of certain common firearms, and eliminating any civilian oversight of State Police decisions pertaining to handgun permits.
My opposition to additional gun control legislation is not an emotional reaction but is rather based on a careful analysis of Baltimore City crime compared to its sister cities in terms of population, wealth and proximity.

I have also analyzed firearms crime in Baltimore City both before and after the implementation of the Firearms Safety Act of 2013.


WCSO CID Press Releases - Feb and Mar 2019

Incident: Possession with the intent to distribute narcotics
Date of Incident: February 15, 2019
Location: 4700 block of Airport Road Salisbury, Maryland
Suspect: Eugene Marion Baugh, male, 50 years old
Narrative: During February 2019, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team (CAT) conducted an investigation into Marion Eugene Baugh distributing heroin from a residence located on the 4700 block of Airport Road Salisbury, Maryland. On February 15, 2019, Investigators, assisted by the Salisbury City Police Department tactical team, executed a search and seizure warrant at the residence. A search of the residence revealed an amount of heroin that is indicative of the intent to distribute. Baugh was placed under arrest at the conclusion of the investigation. Baugh was held without bond.
Charges: Possession of narcotics with the intent to distribute, CDS possession, and maintaining a common nuisance (residence).

Incident: Possession with the intent to distribute marijuana
Date of Incident: February 15, 2019
Location: 200 block of Marshall Street Salisbury, Maryland
Suspect: Isaiah P. Wescott, male, 19 years old
Narrative: On February 15, 2019, Deputies with the Wicomico Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team (CAT), conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 200 block of Marshall Street Salisbury, MD. During the course of the traffic stop, Deputies smelled an overwhelming odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a backpack belonging to Isaiah Wescott which contained a heat sealed bag of marijuana. The preliminary weight of the marijuana was approximately one pound. Wescott was arrested and released on his own recognizance.
Charges: Possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana greater than 10 grams.

Incident: Weapons violation/Possession of firearms by a prohibited person
Date of Incident: February 22, 2019
Location: 1300 block of South Salisbury Blvd Salisbury, MD
Suspect: William Lee Bonneville, white male, 35 years old
Narrative: During the week of February 22, 2019, Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team (CAT) became involved in an investigation regarding the illegal sale/purchasing/trading of firearms. Investigators became aware of a subject attempting to purchase, sell, and trade firearms illegally via social media. After covertly communicating with the suspect, a meeting was arranged to exchange firearms. After the exchange occurred, the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect was identified as William Lee Bonneville. Bonneville was prohibited from possessing firearms due to prior criminal convictions. Due to Bonneville’s county of residence, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office along with detectives from the Maryland State Police Princess Anne Barrack, coordinated efforts and executed a search and seizure warrant at Bonneville’s residence on Backbone Road, Eden, Maryland. Additional firearms, ammunition, controlled dangerous substances, and U.S. Currency were seized from Bonneville’s residence.
Charges: Possession of a rifle/shotgun after felony conviction, Possess/sell assault weapon, Possession of detachable magazine with over 10 round capacity, Multiple firearms purchases within 30 days, Sell handgun without a lock, Unlawful sale/transfer of regulated firearm, Illegal possession of regulated firearm, and Possession of rifle/shotgun by disqualified person

Clockwise from Top L: Seehafer, Edwards, Carr, Dupont
Incident: Possession with the Intent to Distribute Narcotics in a School Zone
Date of Incident: March 2, 2019
Location: 1100 Block of E. Church Street Salisbury, MD
Roger Glenn Seehafer Jr, male, 40 years old
Shannon Nicole Edwards, female, 30 years old
Jordan Stephen Dupont, male, 27 years old
Akemah Varnese Carr, female, 20 years old
Narrative: During February and March of 2019, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team (CAT) conducted an investigation into the distribution of narcotics from a residence located on the 1100 block of E. Church Street Salisbury, MD. This residence is located within 1000 feet of East Salisbury Elementary School. The investigation culminated on March 2, 2019, when Investigators executed a search warrant at the residence with the assistance of the Salisbury Police Department Tactical Unit. During the search warrant, the above mentioned subjects were located in the residence. Jordan Dupont provided a false name, and was later found to have several active warrants for his arrest. Investigators searched the residence and found an amount of crack cocaine, cocaine, and marijuana that were indicative of the intent to distribute these substances. Investigators also learned that the residence is commonly used as a place for sales, packaging, and usage of controlled dangerous substances. All four occupants were arrested and charged with numerous charges, to include possession with the intent to distribute narcotics in a school zone, possession with the intent to distribute narcotics, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, maintaining a common nuisance (residence) and possession of CDS. Roger Seehafer and Shannon Edwards were both initially held without bond, however a District Court Judge later released them on their own recognizance. Jordan Dupont was held without bond, and Akemah Carr was released on her own recognizance by the District Court Commissioner.

White, Yancy and Brown, Jeremiah
Incident: Possession with the Intent to Distribute Narcotics
Date of Incident: March 4, 2019
Location: 900 block of Snow Hill Road Salisbury, MD
Yancy Lamont White, black male, 31 years old
Jeremiah Lamar Brown, black male, 27 years old
Narrative: On March 4, 2019, Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team (CAT) and Criminal Investigative Division (CID), were conducting surveillance in the area of the 900 block of Snow Hill Road Salisbury, MD. Deputies observed a vehicle involved in criminal activity and attempted to conduct a stop on the vehicle. The vehicle began to flee the parking lot of the business, attempting to elude several law enforcement vehicles with their emergency equipment activated. The vehicle was eventually stopped before it was able to flee the parking lot. The two occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody and identified as Yancy Lamont White and Jeremiah Lamont Brown. The investigation revealed White and Brown were involved in the distribution of crack cocaine in the parking lot. An amount of crack cocaine was recovered that was indicative of distribution. A small amount of marijuana was also recovered. Yancy White was held without bond. Jeremiah Brown was initially held without bond, however a District Court Judge lowered Brown’s bond to $10,000, which he posted and was released.

Charges: Distribution of narcotics, Possession with the intent to distribute narcotics, Conspiracy to distribute narcotics, Conspiracy to possess narcotics with the intent to distribute, Possession of CDS

Whole Foods cuts workers' hours after Amazon introduces minimum wage

In response to public pressure and increasing scrutiny over the pay of its warehouse workers, Amazon enacted a $15 minimum wage for all its employees on 1 November, including workers at grocery chain Whole Foods, which it purchased in 2017.

All Whole Foods employees paid less than $15 an hour saw their wages increase to at least that, while all other team members received a $1 an hour wage increase and team leaders received a $2 an hour increase.

But since the wage increase, Whole Food employees have told the Guardian that they have experienced widespread cuts that have reduced schedule shifts across many stores, often negating wage gains for employees.

“My hours went from 30 to 20 a week,” said one Whole Foods employee in Illinois.


After a slow start and surprised taxpayers, refunds are up

(WASHINGTON) — The average 2018 refund is up, according to the latest IRS accounting, after a sharp decrease at the start of tax season surprised taxpayers expecting to see more benefits from the Trump tax cut.

Four weeks into the tax filing season, the most recent IRS numbers, from Feb. 22, showed average tax refunds had increased by 1.3 percent over last year’s, $3,143. A few weeks before, the statistics showed an 8 percent decrease in the average tax refunds compared to 2017.

The 35-day government shutdown earlier this year and sweeping changes to tax laws at first made it difficult for the IRS to explain the fluctuation.


Socialism Is a Rigid Ideology That ALWAYS Ends in Tyranny

Q: What did socialists use before candles?

A: Electricity.

It’s an old joke, sure. But it’s no laughing matter. Just ask the people of Venezuela.

The socialist regime there nationalized the electricity sector a dozen years ago. Today, blackouts in the once-prosperous Latin American nation have become routine.

Electricity isn’t all that’s in short supply. Gasoline is scarce in the oil-rich nation, as are food and medicine.

Meanwhile, the regime concentrates on violently repressing protests and burning humanitarian aid as it approaches its borders.

After 20 years of socialism, Venezuela is a failed state.

And that should surprise no one. Socialism is a rigid ideology that always ends in tyranny.

The prime example is the Soviet Union.

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Whole Foods Adopts $15 Minimum Wage, Then Starts Slashing Workers' Hours 'Significantly'

The dream of the $15 minimum wage was finally realized among Amazon employees after the company caved to mounting pressure and implemented it company-wide on Nov. 1. But according to a new report, the improved wages aren't working out as many employees had hoped at Amazon's Whole Foods grocery store chain.

The Guardian reported Wednesday that employees at Whole Foods, which Amazon purchased back in 2017, have experienced a dramatic drop in schedule shifts since the raised wages were introduced.

Along with the new $15 minimum wage for the entry-level positions, some higher-level Whole Foods employees have also enjoyed a $1 to $2 increase in hourly wages, the outlet notes. It all sounds good — until employees' schedules are taken into account. Since the wage increase in November, Whole Foods employees say they've experienced "widespread cuts that have reduced schedule shifts across many stores, often negating wage gains for employees," The Guardian reports.

The employees, speaking on condition of anonymity "for fear of retaliation," revealed to the outlet that they've seen an average of about a 30% reduction in hours per week for part-timers and about a 10% reduction for full-timers.


Brand New To West Ocean City And Caribbean Joe's

Come join us this weekend for the brand new Naturdays from Natural Light. I'll have them in 16 oz cans for $2.00 a can, (special promotion). I have a friend from Annapolis who tried them last weekend and loved it. Another associate told me they brought it into their liquor store and sold 70 cases in one day. 

New Jersey city agrees to pay $27M to lease property it sold for $1

The city of Newark, N.J. has agreed to pay $27 million over 30 years to rent property that it previously sold in 2017 for just $1, leading some to question why the city didn't just hold on to the land in the first place.

“We’re paying them for something that we gave them. This is basic math, it doesn’t add up,” Newark resident Debra Salters told NJ.comWednesday during a City Council meeting, where the deal was narrowly approved in a 5-4 vote.

The autonomous Newark Parking Authority plans to erect offices, retail space and a five-story parking deck with 515 spaces at 43-67 Green Street under a $34 million redevelopment agreement with the city, the news site reported.

“This is not the Parking Authority pushing this on the city. A redevelopment agreement was passed by this council,” Anthony Mack, executive director of the parking authority, told the council. “We’re actually subsidizing the city as we’re constructing this.”


Poll finds support for $15 minimum declines if voters told of higher prices, lost jobs

The same poll last week that found 60% of Maryland voters support making the minimum wage $15 — with 43% strongly supporting the idea — also found that support for the move passed by the House of Delegates Friday dropped sharply when voters were told it would raise prices and cost jobs.

The Restaurant Association of Maryland added those questions to the poll by Gonzales Research & Media Services.

“The abstract concept of a legislated mandatory $15 minimum wage for all workers in Maryland has, at first blush, resonance for many voters in the state,” Gonzales wrote. “However, when presented with concrete possible outcomes of a mandated minimum wage, voter attitudes shift markedly.”


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Trump Donated His 2018 Third-Quarter Salary to an Organization That Funds Alcoholism Research

President Donald Trump has donated $100,000—his salary from the third-quarter of 2018—to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Trump pledged to refuse the $400,000 salary that comes with being the U.S. president shortly after winning the election. Since then he’s held to his promise, with each quarterly pay going to a different organization.

In 2017, his paychecks went to the National Park Service, the Education Department, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Transportation. The first two checks from 2018 went to the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Small Business Administration, according to The Associated Press.


Thank God Its Friday 3-8-19

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Georgetown Teen Charged with Attempted Robbery- Selbyville

Selbyville- The Delaware State Police have arrested a Georgetown teen for attempted robbery and related charges.
The incident occurred on March 6, 2019 at approximately 5:19 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 38000 block of  Wilson Avenue, Cape Windsor, Selbyville for a report of a robbery.  Upon arrival, Troopers made contact with a 15-year-old resident who advised that the suspect, 18-year-old Emner O. Morales Garcia entered the house uninvited in order to retrieve money that was reported to be owed to him.  Garcia proceeded to point a handgun at the 15-year-old and a physical altercation ensued.  Another resident in the house, a 20-year-old male, heard the commotion and when he went to see what was happening Garcia pointed the handgun at him.  During the altercation, the 15-year-old victim sustained minor injuries. The 20-year-old victim was uninjured.
Garcia fled the residence prior to police arrival and later turned himself in at Troop 4 where a pellet gun was recovered from his vehicle.   Garcia was charged with the following:
  •  Attempted to Commit Robbery First Degree
  •  Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
  •  Aggravated Menacing (2 counts)
  •  Assault Third Degree (2 counts)
Garcia was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $41,200.00 unsecured bond.
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).

Medically assisted suicide bill moves forward in Maryland General Assembly

After failing three times in recent years, a bill that would allow terminally ill Maryland residents to obtain prescription drugs to end their own lives is moving forward in the state's General Assembly.

Two House of Delegates committees jointly voted Friday to advance the “End of Life Options Act” to the full chamber, which will debate the measure next week.

Del. Shane Pendergrass, who has been sponsoring the bill for years, teared up and hugged Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk as soon as the vote was tallied as 24 delegates in favor and 20 opposed.

“It means to me that all the people who have come down here over the years — some of whom are not here anymore — got what they wished for,” said Pendergrass, a Howard County Democrat. “Though they won’t be able to use it, other people will. This will help people.”


Democrats exclude Fox News from hosting 2020 primary debates saying claims of the network having an 'inappropriate relationship' with Trump mean it cannot be 'neutral'

The Democratic Party is excluding Fox News from hosting any of its primary debates in the 2019-2020 cycle, charging the network with having an 'inappropriate relationship' with President Donald Trump's administration.

'I believe that a key pathway to victory is to continue to expand our electorate and reach all voters,' said Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez in a statement to 'That is why I have made it a priority to talk to a broad array of potential media partners, including Fox News.'

He added: 'Recent reporting in the New Yorker on the inappropriate relationship between President Trump, his administration and Fox News has led me to conclude that the network is not in a position to host a fair and neutral debate for our candidates. Therefore, Fox News will not serve as a media partner for the 2020 Democratic primary debates.'


March 8 Grilled Pork Chop Dinner at Delmar VFW

The public is invited to join the Delmar VFW Auxiliary for a Grilled Pork Chop Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 8, at the VFW Post,200 W. State St., Delmar, MD.

The menu includes a large savory grilled pork chop marinated for 24 hours, a tossed salad with choice of dressings,a seasoned baked potato with sour cream and/or butter,choice of succotash or broccoli with or without melted cheese, and a dinner roll. Cost is $12 per person. Desserts will also be available.

Carry-outs may be ordered in person only after 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the many local charities and organizations supported by the Delmar VFW Auxiliary.

National Border Patrol Council President: There is a national emergency on our border -- Here's proof

As a 21-year front line veteran Border Patrol agent and president of the National Border Patrol Council, I'd like to put to bed the false notion that there is no national emergency on the United States/Mexico border. I hope facts will do the trick.

Since November of 2013, I've been called upon to give expert Congressional testimony about various aspects of border security on 18 separate occasions. I've testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, the Senate Judiciary Committee, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the House Judiciary Committee, and the House Committee on Natural Resources.

This is important because during every hearing regarding border security at which I testified in 2014, Democrats claimed the United States was in the state of a humanitarian crisis at the border. While Republicans agreed with the notion of a crisis, they argued it was one of immigration loophole exploitation.

Regardless of the underlying reasoning, both parties acknowledged a crisis at the border.

Oh the hypocrisy.

While a plurality of Democrats claimed a humanitarian border crisis in 2014, they’ve changed their tune in 2019. Using political rhetoric instead of facts, those same Democrats are claiming that there is no crisis today except in President Trump’s mind. But a simple apples-to-apples numbers comparison reveals their hypocrisy.

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