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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Berlin Filing Deadline Passes With Five Mayoral Candidates

BERLIN – A highly contested mayoral race highlights this fall’s municipal election in Berlin.

With the filing deadline last Friday, the field is now set for the town’s Oct. 6 election. Five candidates are vying for the position of mayor and there are contested races for two of the three council positions up for grabs. There is, however, still time for write-in candidates to file.

“People have until Sept. 29 to file as a write-in candidate,” said Mary Bohlen, deputy town administrator. “They will not appear on the ballot.”

Candidates for mayor on this year’s ballot include Jennifer Allen, Ron Bireley, Bill Todd, Zack Tyndall and incumbent Gee Williams.


Candace Owens fires back at Cardi B as spat escalates: ‘Stop reading your DNC script’

Candace Owens and Cardi B are locked in a nasty spat — with the rapper accusing the conservative pundit of having an “identity crisis” because she’s married to a white man.

The Bronx-raised”WAP” rapper slammed Owens on Instagram Monday, claiming the commentator’s English husband, George Farmer, is part of the “upper-class KKK in the United Kingdom,” Fox News reported.

“She has an identity crisis. Just because she’s black, doesn’t mean she give a f— about blacks,” Cardi B says in the Instagram story.

Owens shot back that Cardi, who did not show her face in the post, must be hiding because “she is reading a script.”

"You’re going to tell me she’s just not going to show her face in all these videos? She shows her face no matter what, no matter what she looks like,” Owens said. “So Cardi B, stop hiding. Stop reading your DNC script. You look ridiculous.”


Security Trouble Grows in Academia as School Begins

Schools and colleges are relying on technology more than ever to deliver learning during the pandemic. Criminals are ready to exploit vulnerabilities with ransomware and other tactics. Help is needed, say experts.

The coronavirus has been a huge setback for just about everyone. Except cybercriminals. The FBI reported a fourfold increase in daily online crime complaints in the months following the start of the pandemic compared to before it, reports Government Technology contributor Daniel Castro. It's easy to see why this is happening.

“Many individuals are working from home for the first time, so the traditional approach of keeping untrusted devices off organizations’ networks is ill-suited for the new wave of threats from unpatched home computers running on unsecure home networks," he writes. "In addition, with staff no longer working in proximity to one another, employees are more susceptible to phishing attacks because they are less likely to confirm a suspicious email with a colleague or have access to in-person IT support." Finally, with more activities moving online, IT has become mission-critical, which means organizations are more willing to pay ransomware attackers so that their systems remain operational.

While any individual, government or business is a potential victim, school systems are particularly vulnerable, according to Castro, who spells out why. First, schools have been a ripe target for criminals. The education sector accounted for 60 percent of all reported enterprise malware in June. Second, schools continue to rely on old technology, such as Microsoft Windows 7, which is no longer supported by the firm, meaning users no longer receive vital security patches, leaving them exposed to possible attacks. Third, schools must support many inexperienced users. Both educators and students are often unfamiliar with many of the online tools they are now using for distance learning. That leaves them more susceptible to possible malware attacks.'


Taco Bell ‘Karen’ goes ballistic on employees over burrito order

A “Karen’’ went ballistic over her burrito order at a Taco Bell in Missouri, calling workers the n-word — and threatening them while claiming to be “Charles Manson’s daughter,’’ according to reports.

The woman was caught on cellphone video claiming she’d been overcharged for her “three burritos and two tacos’’ — and launching into a violent, profanity-filled, now-viral tirade as the fast-food joint’s employees tried to calmly explain her bill was correct, shows video posted to Reddit.

“I’m gonna f- -k you up, n—-r,’’ she told one worker, who is apparently not black.

“Not good enough for a real job?” the white woman sneered, while a young boy, who was not with her, is seen at one point nervously sitting at a table in the foreground.

The out-of-control customer then grabs things off the counter and chucks them on the floor and at the workers before stalking off, threatening, “You’re going down, son of a bitch, personally. You f–ked with the wrong motherf—-r.


Two Biden Supporters who Attacked and Assaulted a Little 7-Year-Old Boy and Stole His MAGA Hat — Hit with Hate Crime Charges!

Two Joe Biden supporters attacked a 7-year-old boy in August outside of the DNC convention.

The little boy, Riley, was attacked for wearing a red MAGA hat.

Riley was heard on the video begging his mother to dial 9-1-1.

“Get off my property! Are you going to destroy my property?” a woman said to a masked Biden supporter.


Passenger reportedly kicked off plane after telling flight attendant to wear mask

Passengers aboard an Allegiant Air plane reacted in disbelief when a man was kicked off the flight after apparently telling a flight attendant to wear a face mask, according to a report.

“I just asked somebody to put on their face mask,” the man is heard saying Monday in a viral video shot by a fellow passenger on the tarmac in Punta Gorda, Florida, Newsweek reported.

The footage shows an airline employee — who is wearing a mask — repeatedly telling the man, whom she refers to as “Mr. Peterman,” to get off the plane.

“Either you come off or I get the law enforcement,” she tells him to the amazement of other passengers.

“You are totally wrong,” one flier says to the woman. “This is ridiculous,” says another.


MORE BAD NEWS FOR DEMOCRATS: 17% of Likely Trump Voters Less Likely to Let Others Know About Their Vote

Oh No Slow Joe!

More bad news for Democrats and liberal pollsters–
Seventeen percent of Trump voters — nearly one in five likely Trump voters — are less likely to let others know about their vote.

Rasmussen reported:

Trump voters appear to be hiding their vote again this election cycle.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 17% of Likely U.S. Voters who Strongly Approve of the job President Trump is doing say they are less likely to let others know how they intend to vote in the upcoming election. By comparison, just half as many (8%) of those who Strongly Disapprove of the president’s performance say the same.

Fifty-nine percent (59%) of those who Strongly Approve are More Likely to tell others whom they plan to vote for compared to previous presidential campaigns. But that compares to 66% of voters who Strongly Disapprove. (To see survey question wording, click here.)


Georgia authorities reveal 1,000 people double-voted in primary

As many as 1,000 Georgians double-voted in the Peach State’s June 9 primary using absentee ballots, a felony that is punishable by up to a decade in prison, state authorities announced Tuesday.

The revelation comes as President Trump warns of widespread voter fraud ahead of the November election, which he believes could happen through the mass harvesting of mail-in ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said 1,000 voters returned absentee ballots before turning up at the polling booth to vote on election day, according to a report by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Approximately 150,000 people who requested absentee ballots still showed up at polling booths, either because they never received a paper ballot or changed their mind about voting in person, the report said.


Breaking: Trump Nevada Rallies Cancelled Due to Democrat Governor’s Coronavirus Restrictions

President Trump’s two weekend campaign rallies in Nevada have been cancelled due to coronavirus rules imposed by Democrat Governor Steve Sisolak banning large crowds over fifty people. The outdoor rallies were set to be held at Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Saturday and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Trump held a massive outdoor airport rally in Winston-Salem, North Carolina Tuesday night that was preceded last week by a well attended airport rally in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.


Assistant principal who yelled ‘F–k the police!’ at Rochester protests put on leave

The assistant principal of an upstate high school who yelled “F–k the police!” in a live video during the Rochester protests has been placed on leave after an “outpouring” of complaints, district officials said.

Steven Lysenko, a ninth-grade teacher and assistant principal at Spencerport High School in suburban Rochester, sparked outrage with his wild tirade against cops and the “s—ty-assed job they were doing” in a since-deleted Facebook Live video.

“They can f–k right off, America! F–k the police! F–k Rochester Police Department!” he shouted, before ending with a polite “Thank you.”

Spencerport Central School District initially said Saturday that the scandal would be “addressed as a confidential, personnel matter.”

The district updated its action Tuesday, however, admitting it followed an “outpouring of emails, posts and comments regarding this matter.”

“Mr. Steven Lysenko is a tenured administrator with due process rights. He has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation,” officials said in a statement.

Thousands of Students Won’t Be Attending Online Classes

Despite efforts across Maryland, thousands of students without Internet or computers will not be attending their school classes until campuses reopen. “If kids aren’t in class, nothing else about the education system matters.”

(TNS) — On the first day of a new school year in the midst of a pandemic, tens of thousands of students will likely be left behind, unable to show up Tuesday to greet their classmates and teachers on a computer screen.

Despite efforts by Baltimore-area school systems, students who lack internet access or a laptop won’t be signing on to the live online classes, their only opportunity for instruction until schools reopen. And they aren’t likely to get connected quickly.

The Maryland Department of Education has no reliable data on how many of its approximately 900,000 public school students lack access to a reliable internet connection or computers. Neither do many school system officials who say they’ve spent the summer attempting to reach disconnected households.


Video shows man dumping piles of mail in California parking lot

A man was caught on surveillance camera dumping piles of US mail in a California parking lot, according to news reports.

The footage shows an unidentified man pulling bag after bag of mail out of the back of a Budget rental truck under the cover of night and leaving it in a pile at the edge of the lot, CNN said in a report Tuesday.

“It was completely unusual,” Lilia Serobian, who owns 7Q Spa Laser & Aesthetics, which owns the lot, told the network. “It’s suspicious. You start thinking, ‘OK, something is going on,’ because no one has access to all those boxes and packages.”

The video of the Sept. 3 mail dump, which was also aired by KTLA-TV, is one of two piles of dumped mail found in the California city that day.


COVID-19-damaged lungs can repair themselves in three months: study

Lungs ravaged by COVID-19 can repair themselves in three months, a new study says.

Nearly half of patients who had been hospitalized for the virus showed no evidence of lung damage at 12 weeks, according to preliminary findings presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress.

The study, which has not been published yet, looked at 86 patients hospitalized in the Tyrolean region of Austria between April 29 and June 9.

Researchers from the University Clinic in Innsbruck then followed up at six and 12 weeks after discharge for evaluation.

Following their first visit, 88% of patients showed evidence of lung damage, but this number dropped to 56% by their next check-up, the study said.


Trump blasts Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Rochester mayor after mass PD resignation

President Trump blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo and and Rochester’s mayor on Tuesday after the upstate New York city’s top police brass announced their retirement amid protests over the death of Daniel Prude.

“Police Chief, and most of the police in Rochester, N.Y., have resigned,” Trump tweeted from Air Force One on his way to a rally in North Carolina.

“The Democrat Mayor and, of courses (sic), Governor Cuomo, have no idea what to do. New York State is a mess – No Money, High Taxes & Crime, Everyone Fleeing. November 3rd. We can fix it!” he added.

Chief La’Ron Singletary, a black man and 20-year veteran of the force, announced his retirement on Tuesday under heavy political pressure and raging protests over the death of Prude at the hands of police in March.


Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian official

President Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for helping broker a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, according to a report.

Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament and chairman of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, submitted the nomination,Fox News reported.

“For his merit, I think he has done more trying to create peace between nations than most other Peace Prize nominees,” Tybring-Gjedde told Fox News.

In his letter to the Nobel Committee, Tybring-Gjedde wrote that the Trump administration has played a key role in the establishment of relations between the two nations.

“As it is expected other Middle Eastern countries will follow in the footsteps of the UAE, this agreement could be a game-changer that will turn the Middle East into a region of cooperation and prosperity,” he wrote, Fox News reported.


Rochester PD’s ‘entire command staff’ retires amid Daniel Prude protests

The Rochester Police Department’s “entire command staff” announced their retirement on Tuesday, the mayor there said, amid raging protests over the death of Daniel Prude, the black man who was killed while being subdued by city cops while he suffered an apparent breakdown.

Chief La’Ron Singletary, a 20-year veteran of the force, and Deputy Chief Joseph Morabito, who served the department for 34 years, released statements moments before a scheduled briefing with Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and the City Council about last night’s demonstrations.

During the meeting, Warren told council members that “the entire Rochester Police Department’s command staff has announced their retirement,” adding that Deputy Chief Mark Simmons was also stepping down.

“There may be a number of others who will decide to leave as well and retire,” Warren warned.


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle list appearance demands: report

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Sussex have issued a long list of demands involving their speaking appearances — including an upfront guarantee of the exact amount of money they will be paid and the ability to choose who introduces them and moderates the event, a report said Tuesday.

Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle — who last week inked a multimillion-dollar production dealwith Netflix — recently signed on with the New York-based powerhouse Harry Walker Agency to rep them for speaking engagements.

According to a four-page “Virtual Event Request Form” devised by HWA for the royal duo, the pair will have the say-so on every detail of their online appearances, said London’s Telegraph, which obtained a copy of the conditions.


High school student suspended for going to class on a remote-learning day

A Long Island high school senior is reportedly facing a five-day suspension after he ignored protocol by showing up to class Tuesday when he was scheduled to learn remotely.

“I was going to school like students should be going to school,” Maverick Stow, 17-year-old student at William Floyd High School, explained to WABC of why he attended in-person classes on the first day of school.

“I think that a five-day suspension is out of line,” Stow, who has the support of his parents, told the outlet.

Stow said trouble first arose when his first-period teacher noticed he wasn’t on Tuesday’s in-person roster.

The teacher sent Stow to the principal’s office and he was asked to report home.

“‘Well, no, I think I need to go to class. This is during class time,’” Stow said he responded to administrators.

Instead of following their orders, Stow said, he finished the day learning in class before being notified of the disciplinary action.


Mulan Boycott Explained: Why Some People are Skipping the Disney Plus Remake

Calls to boycott Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan—which premiered on Disney+ for $30 on Friday—are growing louder.

The social media campaign, marked by the hashtag #BoycottMulan, is led by Hong Kong activists who are protesting a controversial, pro-police comment that Mulan star Yifei Liu made last summer, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The discussion (to put it politely) about Mulan first began at height of the protests in Hong Kong in 2019, which found pro-democracy activists protesting a bill that would allow criminal suspects in Hong Kong to be extradited to mainland China. Clashes between protestors and Hong Kong police became violent, according to a report from the BBC, leading to more protests against police brutality.


‘Reckless’ FEMA funding reversal will cost New Yorkers millions, MTA says

New York’s cash-strapped MTA could be down another $500 million thanks to FEMA’s “baffling” and “reckless” decision to cut COVID-19 funding for mass transit, transit chief Pat Foye fumed Tuesday.

“The MTA’s overall COVID-related expense estimate is approximately $500 million for 2020 alone, with similarly substantial totals projected for the next four years,” Foye wrote in a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency leader Pete Gaynor.

“[These expenses] are inextricably linked to the pandemic and efforts to minimize public health risk during this critical time, and would not be necessary otherwise,” he said.

“Denying that public health reality smacks of not only ignorance but incompetence.”

More than 130 MTA employees have died from COVID-19. Officials have in turn distributed millions of masks to both employees and riders, and disinfected trains and buses daily.

But the rule change set for Sept. 15 prohibits COVID-19 funding for the virus-safe operation of mass transit, schools and other public facilities because they “are not immediate actions necessary to protect public health and safety.”

Provisional Death Counts of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Pneumonia, or Influenza by week, United States. Week ending 2/1/2020 to 4/11/2020.*

Joe ,

Here is proof from CDC website where they separated the actual Covid numbers from those with the the flu. They (MSN) still using the co mingled numbers to suite their agenda.

NYPD releases mugshots of alleged rioter Clara Kraebber, comrades

Cops this week released a mugshot of Clara Kraebber — the wealthy Upper East Sider busted during a costly night of rioting in Manhattan last week — along with images of six of her alleged comrades.

Kraebber, 20 — the fire-haired daughter of an architect and a child psychiatrist — appears grim-faced in the snap, posted on the NYPD News Twitter account Tuesday evening.

Kraebber was busted on felony rioting and misdemeanor graffiti charges, according to police.

The protest was organized by groups calling themselves the “New Afrikan Black Panther Party” and the “Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement.”

The damage during the three-hour vandalism spree extended more than 2 miles, from Foley Square up to 24th Street.

SAY IT AIN’T SO JOE – Biden Appears to have Caught the Same Cough as the Last Democrat Presidential Nominee

Critics have noticed former Obama Vice President Joe Biden is having difficulty with his speech, his breathing and shows weakness even in the way he dodders to and from the podium. Now it appears that Joe is suffering from coughing fits. 

Did Sleepy Joe catch the same cough as the last Democrat Presidential nominee?

Critics noticed former Obama Vice President Joe Biden appears to be failing like an elderly man in his final years. Biden is 77-years-old. He is having difficulty with speech, forming sentences and shows weakness even in the way he walks. Now it appears that he may have contracted the infamous Hillary cough.

In the 2016 Presidential campaign there were many concerns about Hillary Clinton’s health. Of course Hillary’s handlers and the Democrat party denied anything was wrong with Hillary’s health, even after video showed Hillary coughing on multiple occasions. One media report claimed Hillary’s cough was due to acid reflux:


September 11, Delmar VFW Drive Thru Grilled Pork Chop Dinner

The public is invited to a Drive Thru Grilled Pork Chop Dinner on Friday, September 11, from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Delmar VFW Post, located at 200 W. State St., Delmar, MD.

Dinner includes a large savory charcoal grilled pork chop that has marinated for 24 hours, homemade succotash, and a large seasoned baked potato. The cost is $13.

Proceeds benefit the many local charities and organizations supported by the Delmar VFW.

Twice-Elected Dem Sheriff Switches to GOP: Dems Fail To Acknowledge God and Burn the Flag

A Democratic sheriff in Indiana has publicly abandoned his party just two months ahead of the November election, and he cited his faith and attacks from members of his former party on law enforcement and the American flag on the way out.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding announced the switch last week outside of a business in Evansville while in the presence of Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, a Republican.

The Evansville Courier & Press reported Wedding was elected sheriff as a Democrat in 2014 and again in 2018.

By switching parties publicly, he wanted to make a statement against nationwide civil unrest and anti-police sentiment, according to WFIE-TV.

Wedding says he believes the Democratic Party has lost its compass.


Maryland is one of four states that New York, New Jersey and Connecticut add to their coronavirus travel advisory

New York state, New Jersey and Connecticut have added Maryland and three other states to their latest coronavirus travel advisory, requiring individuals who visit the state to self-quarantine for 14 days.

In a news release, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office wrote that Maryland, Delaware, Ohio and West Virginia were added to the list because the states “meet the metrics to qualify for New York State’s COVID-19 travel advisory.” In total, 35 states are on the list, the office wrote.


Camera Cuts to Biden Before He Is Ready, Catches Him Appearing To Ask for Teleprompter

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appeared to be relying on a teleprompter in what was presented as a live Q&A event hosted by the AFL-CIO on Labor Day.

At one point partway through the event, a participant asked Biden what he would do to help more people join labor unions if he were elected president.

The camera cut to Biden, who was looking to the side and told his staff, “Move it up here.”

There was a long, awkward pause, and then he finally answered with pablum, apparently crafted for him ahead of time.


Harris Applauds $550,000 Violence Against Women Grant

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the award of a $550,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women to the Mid-Shore Council On Family Violence located in Easton. Funds were awarded from the Transitional Housing Assistance Program, which provides aid to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking who are homeless, or in need of transitional housing or other housing assistance, as a result of their victimization, and for whom emergency shelter services or other crisis intervention services are unavailable or insufficient. The program supports holistic, victim-centered approaches to providing transitional housing and support services that move individuals into permanent housing and help them secure employment and integrate into a community.

Congressman Harris made the following statement:

“As a father of six children, three of whom are women, I applaud the award of this grant to the Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence. The organization will utilize these funds to provide residences to survivors and their families through private landlord housing units. Additionally, the Council will collaborate with multiple partners in the region to offer a full array of services to individuals who are victims of family violence. Grants like this have my full support.”

Report: Farmville ICE Detention Center should release inmates

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An outside expert who inspected an immigration detention center in Virginia that experienced a massive coronavirus outbreak is recommending that some high-risk inmates be released after finding flaws in the center’s screening procedures.

U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema ordered the inspection last month after several detainees filed a lawsuit with the help of legal activist groups. Brinkema faulted the detention complex in Farmville for an outbreak that affected more than 90% of the center’s nearly 300 detainees, including a 72-year-old detainee who died. Government officials fought unsuccessfully to block the inspection.

The expert, Homer Venters, inspected the site last month and filed a report made public Friday that says the center does a poor job of screening inmates for COVID-19 symptoms. He recommended that detainees at high risk for the disease be released. Venters also reported that the inmates refuse to wear mask, saying that most of the detainees are already infected so they don't see the point!

Seattle Cites COVID Policy for Preventing Prayer Meeting, Still Allows Massive Protests

At this point, it appears Seattle’s leftist leadership is no longer trying to hide its disdain for Christians.

A prayer rally at the city’s famed Gas Works Park was planned for Labor Day, but before it could be held, a sudden notice from the city declared the park would be closed.

A Sept. 4 notice posted by the city announced a “temporary closure” of the park, citing “anticipated crowding that could impact the public health of residents.”

“Out of concerns for the safety of all those who visit Gas Works Park we have opted to close the entire park for the day,” Seattle Parks and Recreation noted.

The same city that has allowed leftists to protest and riot for months announced it suddenly “does not allow unpermitted public events to take place in Seattle parks.”


Days after rejecting the measure, Virginia House passes bill eliminating qualified immunity for police

The Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday, struck a blow to the states Police Officers.

Days after striking down a bill that would eliminate qualified immunity for police, a legal defense that often prevents officers from facing civil lawsuits, the Delegates passed the bill.

On Friday the bill did not receive the votes needed because two of the states Democrats voted against it, but it was reported that over the weekend House Democrats bullied the two Democrat holdouts, and on Tuesday, one of those Democrats actually made the motion to reconsider, and both Democrats then changed their vote!

“Although I had concerns about the bill last Friday, I welcomed the reconsideration as an opportunity to do further work with Delegate Bourne and my House and Senate colleagues,” Kory said in a statement after the vote.

Army veteran Ronnie McNutt commits suicide in Facebook livestream

A 33-year-old Army veteran from Mississippi who served in Iraq shot himself in the head live on Facebook — and social media sites are still scrambling to remove the harrowing footage, which went viral more than a week ago, according to reports.
Ronnie McNutt, who worked at a Toyota plant in Blue Springs, New Albany, killed himself in front of his computer on Aug. 31 during a livestream on Facebook, the Daily Star reported.
There were unconfirmed reports that McNutt had lost his job and broken up with his girlfriend.
In the days since, the horrifying footage has been shared on multiple social media platforms, including TikTok, where it reportedly ended up on the video-sharing app’s “For You” trending homepage.