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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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All-White Democratic Debate Mistaken For KKK Rally

DES MOINES, IA—Many were shocked to turn to CNN last night and see what appeared to be a Ku Klux Klan rally. Airing for two hours was an all-white assembly of people talking about their superior plans for the country. CNN received numerous complaints but explained it was not a Klan rally but in fact a Democratic presidential debate.

This confused many people, as there had been numerous minority candidates in the presidential primary, and this was what appeared to be a “whites only” debate. CNN explained that this was not true and that the debate had nothing to do with white supremacy; the DNC simply had excluded all minority candidates from the debate for being inferior to the white ones.

“And I have many black friends,” explained Joe Biden, an attendee of the not-Klan rally. “Like Barack Obama. And Corn Pop.”

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Illegal Immigrant Crossings Fall 78% and Once Overcrowded Cells are Empty

“There are a lot of statistics Mark A. Morgan, acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner, uses to show how Trump policies have helped to cut illegal immigration into the United States”—but there are two that he thinks really make that accomplishment clear, Paul Bedard reports for the Washington Examiner.

"First is daily apprehensions, a number that hit 4,600 at the height of the latest crisis in May. That has now dropped to 1,300. What’s more, he said, the 21-daily average is below 1,000, a 78% cut."

Second, detention facilities that once had five times more illegal immigrants in custody than beds available are now well below capacity. That’s good news for American citizens, legal immigrants, victims of human smuggling, and our law enforcement officers.

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“House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s delay in transmitting articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate was never going to result in what anti-Trump activists demanded. But it further eroded the credibility of the impeachment process by reinforcing the perception that it is nothing but partisan political theater,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) writes for Fox News.

Shocking video of a building collapse in D.C. today.

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YouTube Has Done The Unthinkable

Town Of Delmar Residents

Dear Residents,

In 2008, an ordinance passed, authorizing the Delmar Police Department to have Collective Bargaining and Binding Arbitration Rights in Delmar, Maryland. At the time, the Maryland Elected Officials believed that Delmar, DE was facing State legislation that would mandate the same course of action. As it turned out, Delmar, Delaware was not mandated by State legislation to enact Collective Bargaining and Binding Arbitration, therefore, they opted not to do so. The Towns of Delmar, Maryland and Delaware operate under a unified agreement with one Town Manager, one police department, one public works department, one administration and one municipal building; therefore, we believe it is in the Town’s best interest to amend the previous ordinance to correct the imbalance of the unified operational structure of our Towns. Further, we strongly believe that being forced to act independently from Delmar, Delaware would be a difficult task, as well as affect the Town’s unification.

On January 13, 2020, The Mayor and Commissioners introduced an amendment to the 2008 ordinance. The Mayor and Commissioners believe this ordinance amendment is essential to protect our Delmar, Maryland constituents from bearing 100% of the costs that could be imposed if we do not make this change. It is our desire to ensure that we continue to maintain the unification agreement that keeps this unique “Town Too Big for one State”. Please be advised this amendment does not prohibit collective bargaining, it simply allows the Commissioners to protect the future of the unified Towns ability to work together in the best interests of the taxpayers, as well as to ensure that the daily operational expenditures is shared, based upon the agreed proportions.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Town Manager, Sara Bynum-King at 410-896-2777 x 105.

Please see the attached amendment.

Respectfully Submitted,

Mayor and Commissioners, Delmar, Maryland

Dow Jones index breaks 29,000 for first time ever

The Dow Jones industrial average broke 29,000 for the first time ever Friday, even as new employment data showed disappointing jobs growth.

The blue-chip index hit an all-time, intraday high of 29,009.07, marking a nearly 0.2 percent increase from Thursday’s close, before falling 0.46 percent, or 133.13 points, to close at 28,823.77.

The milestone came despite Friday’s monthly jobs report showing slowing employment growth, with the US economy adding 145,000 gigs in December.


Gun applications in New York Jewish community spike to nearly 1,000% after Hanukkah attack

Applications for gun permits are surging in New York’s Rockland County after five Orthodox Jews were stabbed at a Hanukkah celebration at a local rabbi’s home.

The Rockland County Clerk’s office reported a nearly 1,000% increase in gun permit applications in the week following the Dec. 28 attack. The county clerk received 65 new gun permit applications, according to the New York Post. Before the attack, the office received an average of about six applications a week.

All but five of the new applications originated from the town of Ramapo, where the attack took place. Ramapo contains several heavily Jewish communities.


VA 1-13

Fellow Patriots;
It is my deepest pleasure to release over a months worth of behind the scenes work from numerous fellow ARFCOMers. We have chosen today to start our movement being January 13th (1/13), as Article 1, Section 13 guarantees our second amendment protections to all Virginians under our state constitution. For that, today, we are launching the Virginian 1-13 initiative.

With the help of several lawyers who have accounts on this site, but wish to remain unnamed, we have felt the next legal fight in preserving our 2A rights would be to work towards the goal of lobbying our local county governments for a sanctioned militia muster, as we so properly lobbied to declare over 91 counties in Virginia "Second Amendment Sanctuary Counties".

In the event that the County raises its Militia, its purpose shall be to fulfill the intent of the Founders of the Commonwealth of Virginia and of the United States, that the People of the County might provide for their safety and security, and protect all of the rights set forth under the Constitutions of the United States and this Commonwealth. In time of war, the Militia shall serve as a local force dedicated to protecting their families and community from foreign enemies. In time of natural disaster, the Militia shall serve the citizens of this County, particularly the elderly, the infirm, the orphan and the widow. In time of domestic tyranny, the Militia shall serve as a force of last resort, subject to the civil power of the County, to preserve the natural rights of the People, including, but not limited to, the rights of life and liberty; the freedom of speech; the free exercise of religion; the right to trial by jury; the right to private property; the right to defense of self and defense of the community; and the Rule of Law.

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Housing-voucher and guns bills are priorities for new Senate committee chair

A bill that would make it illegal for landlords to discriminate against voucher holders is the top priority of the new chairman of Maryland’s powerful Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.

Sen. William “Will” Smith Jr., D-Montgomery, said he also will push to require background checks for private sales of rifles and shotguns, appropriate more funds to hire state prosecutors and address racial disparities in the state’s prison population.

Smith sponsored but withdrew the housing bill last session, when the committee was led by his predecessor, Sen. Bobby Zirkin, D-Baltimore County, who resigned from the Senate in December.


Showell School’s Year Cut Short For Demolition Work

BERLIN – Showell Elementary School will end the school year early to allow for demolition of the existing facility and preparation of the new school.

A waiver from the state will allow Showell Elementary to end the school year on Friday, June 5. The last day at Worcester County’s other schools is set for June 16.

“I am grateful that the request for a waiver of the 180-day requirement has been approved,” Superintendent Lou Taylor said. “As the Showell project continues toward completion, this additional time will ensure that the new Showell Elementary School will open safely for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.”

Construction of a new Showell Elementary School, to be located behind the existing building, began in October 2018 and is proceeding on schedule. A key component of the project, however, is demolition of the current school to allow for construction of a bus loop and staff parking area for the new facility. Taylor, on behalf of the Worcester County Board of Education, requested a waiver from Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon in December to reduce the school year’s days for Showell students.


MSNBC in talks with Shepard Smith as network considers bumping Chuck Todd time slot

MSNBC is reportedly considering moving Chuck Todd to a morning time slot and bringing former longtime Fox News host Shepard Smith on board for a prime-time slot.

According to a report from the Daily Beast, several sources at NBC claimed the company is looking to acquire Smith, who left Fox News in October. The sources noted that the network would like to move Chuck Todd’s MTP Daily to a morning time slot and fill the 5 p.m. EST hour with an anchor who can drive higher ratings before the 2020 election is in full swing.

The report claimed Smith met with MSNBC President Phil Griffin to discuss potential roles within the network after his noncompete agreement with Fox News expires, though no final decisions have been made. An NBC source also claimed that CNN is looking to hire Smith but that his contract could be a very expensive acquisition.


STILL MISSING: Dog Missing In Salisbury

“Please DO NOT call her or chase her if found as it may spook her from the area. She is likely hiding out in the city park/zoo area of the park.”

Refugee Resettlement Is Costly

The purpose of refugee policy is primarily humanitarian, and policymakers need to determine how best to help refugees given limited resources and possible disruption to host nations. However, advocates for expanding the number of refugees admitted to the United States have lately portrayed their position as a win-win — not only is refugee resettlement a moral imperative, it is also in our nation's economic self-interest! Last fall, a leaked (and apparently unfinished) report from the Department Health and Human Services claimed that refugees pay more in taxes than they receive in services. A less comprehensive NBER working paper came to the same conclusion last summer.

Both papers neglect substantial costs that invalidate their conclusions. (For details, see the links above.) More fundamentally, both implicitly assume that today's refugees are just like yesterday's. In the 20th century, the United States took in several groups of higher-skill refugees — for example, Cubans after Castro's takeover, South Vietnamese after the fall of Saigon, Soviet dissidents in the 1980s, Eastern Europeans in the 1990s, and so on. Today, refugees come mainly from less developed parts of the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia.

Some sobering data can be found in the 2016 report from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), which covers arrivals between fiscal years 2011 and 2015:

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'That is discrimination': Two transgender women sue Florida over state's healthcare ban

Two transgender women have sued Florida over a law that prohibits state employer-provided health plans from covering gender reassignment or modification services.

Jami Claire, 62, and Kathryn Lane, 38, argue that Florida state healthcare policy violates the Constitution and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. They have partnered with several organizations, including the ACLU of Florida and Southern Legal Counsel, in the suit.

Their lawsuit, filed in the Northern District of Florida, argues that both Claire and Lane's gender dysphoria, a condition where one feels distress because of a psychological disconnect between their gender identity and biological sex, have worsened because they have had to delay transition-related care.


Shopping Mall Vacancies Hit Two-Decade High

Shopping malls across the country are under severe financial distress, with vacancy rates hitting two-decade highs in 2019, reported the Financial Times, citing a new report from Reis Moody's Analytics.

US retailers announced 9,300 store closings in 2019, according to Coresight, indicating that the retail apocalypse and a massacre of malls are far from over.

Mall operators saw a surge of store closures in 2H19 and ahead of Christmas despite a relatively stable consumer that has been leveraging up via the use of credit cards.

Barbara Denham, a senior economist at Reis, said one notable trend during the 2019 holiday season was the shift in spending habits from brick and mortar stores to online.


New York boy, 11, dies of flu virus that attacked his heart despite getting the flu shot that NIH doctors say is a 'mismatch for kids'

An 11-year-old New York boy has died after a severe bout of the flu sent him into cardiac arrest.

Luca Calanni, of Hamburg, contracted the virus last week and his mother, Ashley, took him to his pediatrician's office three days in a row for treatment.

On Wednesday, after not seeing any signs of improvement, she took him to John R Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo to receive fluids, reported WTKR.

It was there that Luca was admitted to the hospital and diagnosed with septic shock.


Jussie Smollett is probably toast now that Google is handing his data to the special prosecutor

Actor Jussie Smollett, aka "the gay Tupac," almost certainly lied about the assault he claims he experienced last year. A new order from a judge in Chicago will likely prove it once and for all.

Cook County Judge Michael Toomin, who appointed a special prosecutor to look into the case, is requiring Google to turn over a year's worth of Smollett's emails, location data, and messages. He's also ordered the same for Smollett's manager, a witness to the alleged hate crime, wherein Smollett says he was jumped early one morning by two men who confronted him with racist, anti-gay, and pro-Trump comments before beating him.

The Chicago Tribune reported last week that the court orders include that Google hand over "drafted and deleted messages; any files in their Google Drive cloud storage services; any Google Voice texts, calls and contacts; search and web browsing history."


Ex-Treasury employee pleads guilty to leaking Trump team info

A former top Treasury Department official pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy for leaking confidential banking reports associated with members of the Trump campaign, following her dramatic arrest in October 2018 as she toted a flash drive full of sensitive documents.

Natalie Edwards, 41, entered the plea in Manhattan federal court, where U.S. District Judge Gregory H. Woods set sentencing for June 9. Although the conspiracy charge carried a potential penalty of up to five years in prison, Edwards signed a plea deal with prosecutors that recommended a potential prison sentence of zero to six months.

Edwards was a senior adviser at Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, also known as FinCEN. Prosecutors said her crime began in October 2017 and continued for a year, with Edwards sending a BuzzFeed News reporter numerous Suspicious Activity Reports (“SARs”). Banks must file SARs with the Treasury Department when they spot transactions raising questions about possible financial misconduct such as money laundering, but federal law strictly limited their disclosure.


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces House Impeachment Managers

David Webb: Like California and New York, New Jersey sees residents fleeing from higher taxes

As New Jersey's Democratic Governor Phil Murphy continues his push for a millionaire's tax on the state's wealthiest residents, economic migration will only increase, Fox Nation host David Webb said Tuesday.

Appearing on "Fox & Friends" with host Steve Doocy, Webb said Murphy's approach was nothing new and echoed failed attempts by former governors.

"The economics of this are ridiculous. Governor McGreevey, Governor Corzine...instituted a millionaire's tax. Billions of dollars leave the state in total economic activity," said Webb. "They didn't get the message."

DHS using airplanes to deport Mexican migrants away from US border

The Trump administration has reportedly been placing Mexican nationals who have entered the country illegally on airplanes in Arizona and flying them back to Mexico, away from the border with the United States.

Since December, the Department of Homeland Security has been putting illegal immigrants and those who were ruled to be deportable by an immigration judge on flights from Tuscon, Arizona, and releasing them in Guadalajara, according to Fox News.

Federal immigration officials said the goal of the plan is to physically move migrants further away from the border in an attempt to curb the reflow of those individuals to the U.S. The Trump administration had previously been releasing illegal immigrants near the border with Mexico.


NRA Supporters Flood Virginia Capitol, Push Dems to Change Gun-Control Bills

RICHMOND, VA.—Thousands of NRA supporters turned out at Virginia's capitol building on Monday in a show of opposition that pushed Democrats in the state legislature to moderate or abandon some of their strictest gun-control proposals.

"We are beyond impressed by today's turnout," D.J. Spiker, Virginia state director for the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, told the Washington Free Beacon. "You can see the passion and enthusiasm that the citizens of Virginia have in joining us in this fight."

The presence of gun-rights supporters at the state Senate judiciary committee hearing appeared to have an impact, as Democrats formally withdrew S.B. 16—a hotly-contested bill that would have effectively confiscated AR-15s and similar firearms—and moderated several other proposals. The NRA, however, said the changes were not enough and promised to continue to oppose the bills as they continue to move forward in the coming weeks.


Harris Announces Over $6 Million in Grants to Address Homelessness

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) announcement of grants to support local homeless assistance programs across the nation, including over $6 million in counties within Maryland’s First Congressional District. HUD’s Continuum of Care grants will provide critically needed support to local programs on the front lines serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness. The Continuum of Care Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness. Eligible project applicants for the program are nonprofit organizations, States, local governments, and instrumentalities of State and local governments, and public housing agencies.

Grants in the First Congressional District include:
  • Wicomico, Somerset, and Worcester Counties – $1.3 million
  • Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Caroline, and Dorchester Counties - $710,000
  • Cecil County – $231,000
  • Carroll County - $384,000
  • Harford County - $863,000

Congressman Harris made the following statement:

“As a member of the Committee on Appropriations, I applaud the award of these federal grants to local homeless programs in the First Congressional District. As our nation continues to deal with homelessness, I know how valuable these dollars are in supporting communities seeking to help individuals and families struggling with homelessness. I thank Secretary Carson and commend him for his leadership on this issue.”

STD map ranks Baltimore as worst US city for sexually transmitted diseases

AN STD map ranks Baltimore as the worst US city for sexually transmitted diseases as they run rampant in the South and California.

Testing experts at Innerbody analyzed CDC data to reveal the Top 100 cities with the highest STD rates - and Baltimore came in at number one.

Analysis of the latest statistics on a city-by-city basis showed Baltimore had the highest per capita with 2,004 cases reported per 100K.

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Franklin Graham: Dems Hate Trump Because He Hasn’t ‘Bowed Down’ to Them

The Rev. Franklin Graham said Monday there has never before been such hatred as that of Democrats and liberal media for President Donald Trump.

Responding to comments by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) that Trump is “impeached for life,” the prominent evangelical leader and son of Billy Graham sent out tweets offering an explanation for the unprecedented hatred for the president shown by his enemies.

“Never before has there been such a level of hatred as we have seen for Donald Trump from the Democrats & liberal media. Why? It may be because he hasn’t bowed down to them,” Graham wrote.
This impeachment is about embarrassing @realDonaldTrump & trying to win the next election. But I believe American voters see through this never-ending charade. I pray God will strengthen @POTUS, @VP Mike Pence, & protect their families from the false accusations of the left.  — Franklin Graham (@Franklin_Graham) January 14, 2020


The Trump Effect: Britain, France, Germany Suddenly Harden Toward Iran

Surprise, surprise: Three countries that are signatories to the infamous Iran nuclear deal have suddenly hardened their positions vis-à-vis Iran after the Trump administration’s airstrike killing Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

On Tuesday, Britain, France and Germany triggered the nuclear deal’s dispute mechanism, which means Iran has 30 days to stop violating the nuclear deal before a “snap-back” of U.N. and EU sanctions on Iran could be implemented, as the Associated Press reports.

As Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab informed Parliament (although Russia and China objected to the move by Britain, France and Germany), every time Iran violates the deal the “breakout time” Iran needs to create a nuclear bomb is diminished. He warned, “Each of these actions were individually serious. Together, they now raise acute concerns about Iran’s nuclear ambitions.”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry claimed there would be a “serious and strong response” to the new actions by the triumvirate of European countries.


Monthly Crimes Reported to the WCSO December 2019

  • Sector 1- Salisbury, Allen, Deer Harbour, Fruitland, Fox Chase
  • Sector 2- Parsonsburg, Delmar
  • Sector 3- Delmar, Log Cabin Road, Adkins Road
  • Sector 4- Nanticoke, Waterview, White Haven, Tyaskin
  • Sector 5- Booth Street, Reservation
  • Sector 6- Hebron, Mardela Springs, Sharptown
  • Sector 7- Pittsville, Willards, Powellville

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Literally "Dirty" Democrats! Baltimore Highest Sex Disease Infection in USA

For years, those on the political right have thought privately that their left-wing adversaries are "filthy." Now, there's proof: Baltimore, Maryland (Democrat controlled for decades) is the worst American city for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's), with 2004 cases per 100,000 residents!

Democrats literally ARE dirty!

Data has revealed the Maryland city has 2,004 STI cases per 100,000 people, with chlamydia the most common infection.

In second place with a rate of 1,872 cases per 100,000 was Jackson, Mississippi, followed by Philadelphia, San Francisco and Montgomery, Alabama.

The data reflects statistics for 2018, when cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia hit an all-time high in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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