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Sunday, November 23, 2014

100-year-old Woman Sees Ocean for First Time

Ruby Holt spent most of her 100 years on a farm in rural Tennessee, picking cotton and raising four children. She saw the ocean for the first time thanks to her assisted living center and a group that grants wishes to the elderly.

Alcohol Related Collision Rt. 113 @ Shingle Landing Rd

Location:U.S. Rt. 113 N/B @ Shingle Landing Rd, Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland

Crime:Motor Vehicle Collision (Impaired Driver)

Accused:David Russell (31 Years Old, Ocean View, Delaware)

On 11-23-14 at approximately 0500 hours, troopers from the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack were dispatched to respond to 10122 Shingle Landing Road for a reported subject knocking on a residence door. Upon arrival, troopers made contact with David Russell outside the residence who was extremely intoxicated and did not reside there, nor knew the home owner. Investigation revealed that Russell was involved in a motor vehicle collision prior to knocking on the home at 10122 Shingle Landing.

Russell was operating a 2004 Ford pickup truck towing a flatbed trailer and failed to drive within a single lane on N/B U.S. Rt. 113 just north of shingle landing road. Russell was the sole occupant in the vehicle when it left the roadway and struck a ditch. Russell then left the collision scene to the location where troopers made contact with him.

Russell was read his Miranda rights was offered and performed field sobriety tests which provided probable cause to believe that Russell was impaired by an alcoholic beverage. Russell was subsequently arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

Hilarious Golden Retriever Really Wants To Race But.. First Things First.

‘F*** You Zionist Scums’: Watch What Happens When Pro-Palestinian Activists Are Challenged on College Campus

When Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine organized a mock Israeli checkpoint on campus Wednesday, a group of pro-Israel students reportedly counter-protested by holding Israeli flags and signs and calling for peace.

That didn’t sit too well with the pro-Palestinian activists, according to Legal Insurrection, as one remarked on camera, “F*** you Zionist scums.”

Then kat yang-stevens (who apparently doesn’t use capital letters in her name), a non-student activist, appeared to get right in the face of a pro-Israel activist, claimed he was touching her, and then challenged him to hit her.

“Get your f***in’ camera out of my face!” yang-stevens yelled, later telling him, “Go ahead, slap me bitch! Do it, do it, do it.”


East on Alert for Storm to Threaten Thanksgiving Travel

East Coast travelers are being put on alert that the potential exists for a winter storm to unfold on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year.

The culprit for any headaches or nightmares for travelers trying to reach their Thanksgiving Day destinations will be a storm system set to ride up or parallel the East Coast at midweek.

How close the storm tracks will determine how expansive travel impacts will be.

The storm will initially be responsible for spreading steady rain and embedded thunderstorms across the Florida Peninsula Tuesday through Tuesday evening.


Santa's Wonderland

The Perfect Family Holiday Experience and it's all FREE!
*Visit with Santa
*Story time with Mrs. Claus
*Make your own Christmas Crafts
*Delicious Sweets & Hot Chocolate

December 4&5 from 5-8pm
December 6 from 2-6pm

Oak Ridge Baptist Church
361 Tilghman Rd, Salisbury, Maryland 21804


12/6/14 @ 11:00 am - to 1:00 pm


Gold Coast Mall, 115th St.
11427 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 

Event Information:
Wonderful holiday parade with nearly 1,0000 participants including local school bands, floats, marching units, the popular camelids from Diamond State Llama Farm and Santa Claus. Many activities in Gold Coast Mall following the parade.
The Ocean City Christmas Parade starts Saturday at 11am at 100th Street and ends at Gold Coast Mall at 115th Street. Parade route subject to change. Contact Elaine Jarvis at 410-524-9000 or with questions.

Delmar Christmas Parade 2014

Parade Poster 2014.doc

Georgetown Christmas Parade

December 4th, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm 

The Georgetown Christmas Parade steps off on Thursday, December 4th in Georgetown at 7PM. The Georgetown Chamber is sure its annual parade will satisfy everyone’s idea of what Christmas is because the theme this year is, ‘Simply Christmas.’

“We simply want our participants to decorate their entries to reflect what Christmas means to them,” said parade chair Karin Joensen. “This event is billed as a Christmas Parade and this year the committee thought the theme should be just that-Simply Christmas!” As always, the floats, marching bands, clubs, cars, and trucks, etc. will be judged in their individual categories, and could win an award. All participants will be judged for “Best Theme” and overall “Best in The Show.”

The Georgetown Parade has also become known as the Christmas ‘Balloon” Parade over the years, and “Balloons are back by the bunch,” said Executive Director, Karen Duffield. “We will probably have nearly 1500 helium balloons at this year’s parade, not only for hand-outs for the kids, but for decorating the Judges’ stage and around Town.” “We have some very generous balloon sponsors this year,” Duffield said, namely The Improved Order of Red Men, Blue Water Grill, Bank of Delmarva, Jefferson, Urian, Doaner & Sterne, Comcast Spotlight, McDonald’s, Lewes Dairy, The Sussex Countian, Mark Penuel- State Farm Insurance, Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant, and PATS Aircraft. VIP Partners sponsor all of the Chamber’s events, including the Parade and in 2014 are Nanticoke Health Services, Del-One, Fulton Bank, The Insurance Market, Perdue Farms, Servpro of Sussex County, Tyndall’s Construction, Wilmington University, NRG, Lighthouse Catering, Sussex Eye Center, County Bank, and M&T Bank.

To participate in the Georgetown Parade visit where you can access an entry form online; email or call the Georgetown Chamber at 302-856-1544 for more information.

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2014 Seaford Christmas Parade

2014 Seaford Christmas Parade 
Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 7 pm

"A Star Bright Christmas"
Presented by The Downtown Seaford Association and the City of Seaford.
Parade route: Begins at Nylon Blvd and Pennsylvania Avenue, marches east up High Street past the Judge’s stand at Mt. Olivet’s parking lot, turns north (left) at Market Street, and ends at Seaford Middle School.
Recognized as the largest Christmas Parade on Delmarva, we are sure you won’t be disappointed! Bring a chair or a blanket (or both!) for a cheery, enchanting evening. Tell your friends!!
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR JUDGING, ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014.Form can be completed online [CLICK HERE], dropped of at Seaford City Hall, faxed to (302) 629-9307 or mailed to:
P O BOX 1100
Questions? Call weekdays : (302) 629-9173

Millsboro Christmas Events 2014

December 10th, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Enjoy the dazzling light displays, muiscal entertainment and holiday decorations at The Millsboro Candy Cane Christams Parade.

Bundle up for an evening of family fun and keep an eye out for a very special visitor.

Parade is sponsored by D&D Stained Glass of Millsboro.

Parade will begin at M&T Bank on Mitchell St, turn right on Wilson Highway and left on Railroad Ave Ext. and right on to Main Street.

Judging area will be near Dollar General on Main St.- See more at: 

Beebe Healthcare 19th Annual Holiday of Lights 
 December 4th, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Salisbury Jaycees Christmas Parade

Salisbury Jaycees Christmas Parade Sunday • December 7 • 2014 • 2pm

Hosted for 68 years by your Salisbury Jaycees Volunteers
Lineup: Civic Ave in the old mall parking lot - 1pm
Staging: Enter Civic Ave. from the South End ONLY (near the Civic Center)
Starts: 2pm step off from Civic Ave & Mt. Hermon Road
Watch the parade: from East Main Street & Mt. Hermon Road
Judges Stand: East Main Street at public works fountain in the City Park
End: East Main and Ward Street after Wi-Middle

Berlin Christmas Events 2014

Tree Lighting & Holiday Arts Night

November 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come see us light our Town’s Christmas Tree and enjoy a night of shopping and Holiday Art Fun!

Christmas Parade

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Berlin’s 44th Annual Christmas Parade will be held Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The inclement weather date is December 11, 2014. This year’s parade theme is “Berlin’s Coolest Small Town Christmas”. The parade is sponsored by the Berlin Main Street Program, in cooperation with the merchants of the town. Due to the increased costs, most categories will be asked to pay a small entry fee of $10. Commercial entries will cost $25.

Individuals or organizations wishing to enter the parade must submit entry forms no later that Friday, November 21, 2014. Anyone wishing further information about participating in the parade should contact Megan Houston at 410-973-2051, Joann Unger at 410-641-3858 or Sharon Timmons at 410-629-1716.

As of November 7th, we have reached our maximum capacity and can no longer take additional entries. We thank you for your interest and hope that you will be able to participate next year.

Parade attendees will have an easier time parking for this year’s Berlin Christmas Parade. A FREE shuttle service is being offered parade night from Berlin Intermediate School. Shuttles will run every 10-15 minutes from 5:45-7:00 and then again from 8:45-9:30. For more information about the location of the school, the shuttle route and the parade route, please click here to see map. 

Christmas Events In Snow Hill

Christmas Parade 
Date/Time: 12.08.14 / 7:00 PM

Location: Market Street
Bundle up and stake out a spot on Market Street to view theAnnual Snow Hill Lion's Club Christmas Parade. The parade begins at 7:00 pm on Colbourne Lane and proceeds down Church Street to Market Street where the Judges Stand is set up in front of the Worcester County Court House. To participate in the parade, contact Barry Laws. Everyone is welcome, trophies will be awarded
Rain Date: Wednesday, December 10
  Christmas Tree Lightng 

Date/Time: 12.01.14 / 5:30 PM

Location: Byrd Park
The Snow Hill Christmas Tree will be lit on Monday, December 1st in  Byrd Park on Market Street.  The Town will come alive with holiday lights at 5:30. Come celebrate the official begnning of the Christmas season and hang your red ribbon bow on the bigger and better Town Tree. See the new annimated lights around the circle in the park.
There will be seasonal music along with readings and an appearance by Santa Claus. 
For more information call 410-632-2080

 Christmas Train Garden 
Date/Time: 12.05.14 / 5:00 PM

Location: Pocomoke River Canoe Company
Come to the second floor of the Pocomoke River Canoe Company, home to the Corddry Company Crossing Train Garden that is reminiscent of Snow Hill many years ago. Children and their families will love this recently renovated enchanted wonderland reduced to "O" gauge. 

While admission is free, donations are welcome

Open both Saturday and Sunday afternoons in December from 1:00 - 4:00 pm..
Victorian Christmas Celebration 
Date/Time: 12.06.14 / 10:00 AM
Location: 208 W Market Street
Step back in time for an old fashioned holiday gathering with refreshments, decorations special exhibits and more.
Check back here for details as they develop.
19th Century Christmas at Furnace Town 
Date/Time: 12.06.14 / 12:00 PM
Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum
The Holiday Season will be ushered in at Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum on Saturday, December 6th 2013. Between Noon and 5:00 p.m. artisans will welcome you to their workplace as they weave, make broom products, and pound iron at the forge.
Don’t miss a walk along The Paul Leifer Nature Trail over the Nassawango Cypress Swamp for views of cedar, cypress, and pine above – and sweet gum balls, partridge berry, and wintergreen at your feet. Warm up in the Gathering Room with mulled cider and cookies, and browse the Museum Store’s broad selection of created treasures made by Furnace Town’s own weaver, blacksmith, broom-maker, printer, woodworker, and gardener. The Museum also features books on local topics, toys of yesteryear, and many other local items. There will be crafts for kids, and local crafts and arts, including homemade breads and cookies, jewelry, wooden crafts and antiques will be available for purchase. 
Join us on Saturday at 7:00 pm for the 19th Century Christmas Service, a joint project of Furnace Town and the Snow Hill Ministerial Association in the historic Old Nazareth Church since 1987. Heat is from the wood stove, light from oil lamps, and music is acapela. An offering is taken for the relief of suffering in the community. 
Furnace Town’s daily admission is $6.00 adults / $5.00 over 60 & AAA / $3.00 children ages 2-18 and children under 2 are Free. The Evening Church Service is Free! Contact Furnace Town at 410-632-2032 for more information.


Pocomoke Christmas Parade 2014

The Daily Time Has An Excellent Piece On Who Gets Arrested More On Delmarva

Publishers Notes: A Viewer wrote me and said, So your local NAACP President thinks prisons are "concentration camps"?

I have very openly stated for years now that the NAACP needs to be abolished. It's time for Americans to move forward. We must never forget our past and where we came from, yet we cannot be punished for what others did in the past and certainly not for what we as Americans stand for today.

The remarks below published in the Daily Times, quoted by the local president of the NAACP, (Mary Ashanti) are just plain ridiculous. To suggest that the numbers are higher towards black people because Officers are racist is just plain irresponsible on the NAACP's behalf. 

Unlike the Daily Times, Salisbury News is and can be opinionated. I think the journalists that worked on this particular article, (below) did an incredible job. However, what I wouldn't do to be a fly on the wall as they were preparing this article.

I think Mary's opinion is just as bad as Laura Mitchell's charge that I broke into the Salisbury Police Department and stole a pill bottle out of an evidence locker. They BOTH are defaming local law enforcement. However, I will say that the last time I personally challenged Mary Asanti, she shocked me with her response. Let me explain. 

Jim Ireton had stated I had published RACIST articles on Salisbury News. The NAACP brought me into their office. We sat in front of a computer where they brought up the TWO articles I had published and asked me, did you put them up. I replied, I absolutely did. They then said, YOU DON'T THINK THAT'S RACIST? I replied, did you read the ENTIRE articles. Mary responded, I briefed them. I then pointed out BOTH authors, BOTH were black. Mary then replied, "well, blacks can be racist too". Ben Carson is a  RACIST, I don't think so. 

I think it's time Mary step down as the President of the local NAACP. While I like Mary a lot, times have certainly changed and it's time the NAACP allow someone else, (younger) to represent that organization should they choose to continue. Her remarks are out of line and to blame Law Enforcement in this day and age is too far over the top. That is just my opinion but let's hear yours. 

As Published In Part In The Daily Times:

Mary Ashanti, president of the Wicomico County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, offered this statement about arrests:

"The statistics of the over-representation of blacks arrested in Wicomico County, Maryland, represent an ongoing contradiction since the end of chattel slavery," part of her emailed statement reads. "That contradiction being that slavery never ended, it was just legally maneuvered to justify its existence by way of punishment through the courts and as a viable economic entity."

The national NAACP website also notes that black and Hispanic people are about one-quarter of the United States population, but when looking at the nation's inmates, those races made up 58 percent, as of 2008.

"The gross disparity in the incarceration rates between blacks and caucasians will only widen until every able-bodied young black male has been herded into the concentration camps of the American prison-industrial complex," Ashanti wrote.


Can This Fat Lazy Piece Of Sh!t Do Anything On His Own?

The weather update that I put up on the site.........showed up on his site........2 minutes before ours..........however if you look at his facebook didn't show up there til 6 minutes AFTER we posted it. It does NOT take 6 minutes for a post to appear on facebook after we post it on our site.......he fudged the time on his original post on blogger after he stole the information from us.

In September we caught the lazy piece of sh!t stealing our news HERE. This meant that the WGMD Radio Station was also stealing our news and taking full credit for it, just like today's weather alert.

While I'd normally stay quiet about this lazy piece of sh!t, we're growing tired of working as hard as we do every day only to watch jackasses like Jonathan Taylor STEAL our news and information.

What Mr. Taylor doesn't realize is that the authorities have been called on him recently as we DISCOVERED another interesting fact about his extremely questionable and possible FRAUD. 

While many wondered just how this guy could be on disability and living in affordable housing while selling ads on his Website, INTERESTING, the advertising checks are made out to his Wife! Between the IRS and Disability, I'd say the Taylor's have a LOT of explaining to do. Karma is a real bitch Jonathan.  

Wicomico County's Last Screwing By Mr. Pollitt – Is Matt Holloway Also Involved?

Less than 24 hours before today's final meeting of the current County Council and Rick Pollitt’s last as the County Executive, an agenda had not been published on the website or elsewhere. Now it is proclaimed that the matters before the Council, at Pollitt’s request, will include a bevy of bond authorizations, totaling about $16 million and including: 5.7 million for the Bennett Middle School, 1.25 million for planning for a new West Salisbury School, almost 4 million to buy the State's Attorney's Building and over 2.5 million to repair and improve Perdue Stadium and the Civic Center.

We understand that an effort to have these postponed to a later date in order to allow for informed public comment has been rejected – apparently by both Mr. Pollitt and Matt Holloway.

Today's Survey Question 11-20-14

Networks are cancelling the Cosby Show and other contracts with Bill Cosby based around accusations of alleged wrong doing.

OJ Simpson kills his Wife and they are still showing the movie Airport. 

Do you think it is fair that Bill Cosby is Guilty before Innocent?

Christian Booted From National Cathedral Speaks Out

 It was supposed to be a shining moment for proponents of the interfaith movement.

The Islamic “jummah,” or Friday call to prayer, would be held on America’s grandest Christian stage – the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

It was a bold move that had never been tried. Leaders of the Episcopal cathedral said sending prayers up to Allah from a Christian church would show the world that two religions at odds with each other for centuries could “approach the same God” as one body of believers.

The stage was set. The prayer rugs were neatly arranged facing Mecca. The lights shone down on the imam for his opening remarks.

Not so fast.

Christine Weick, a 50-year-old Michigan woman with flowing blonde hair who lives out of her car, rose from the packed National Cathedral, the hall of halls in terms of religious prominence in America, and moved toward the front of the church.

She pointed to the cross hanging overhead.

That cross seemed to be the one thing nobody wanted to look at, she told WND Saturday in an exclusive interview.

The Muslims had set up their prayer rugs in such a way that their backs were turned on the cross, which they consider an alien religious symbol. Jesus was a prophet but was not the son of God and never died on a Roman cross, according to Muslim teaching. Yet, they found themselves staring at a woman who demanded the cross become the center of attention. She then blurted out the message she had traveled all the way from Tennessee to deliver.

Bend Over Salisbury Residents, Here's How They'll Get YOU To Pay For Those 12 Firefighters and MORE!

 More information can be found HERE

Publisher's Notes: If you've been around as long and I've been around you'd remember that ALL of these fees were designed initially to which when they billed you and you did not pay it, the City would write it off. 

This is how LIBERALS get these things started. Then, Barrie Tilghman, (out of nowhere) started sending people to collection agencies. Now, (no matter what) the City wants their money, period. To top it off, it's not good enough. Now they want MORE from YOU. 

WHY, because rather then cutting back, they want to keep growing government and let the taxpayers and VICTIMS pay more. You already pay for these services in your City Taxes.

Ladies & Gentlemen, when the Fire Department sends you an envelope asking you to make a donation to the Fire Department, well, I'd take a paper towel and pick up my dog droppings and mail it back to the Fire Department letting them know what I think of their services. 

Enjoy that new Rain Tax tonight too. DON'T MISS THE MEETING ON THIS TONIGHT. It's the first thing on the agenda at FIVE PM. 

SPD Press Release - PSA (Off-Road Vehicle's) 11-16-14

Off Road ATV's and motorcycles PSA

'Amnesty Is Leaving Broken System As Is': Hear Obama's Immigration Plan

President Barack Obama tonight addressed actions he will take on immigration, while also urging Congress to pass a comprehensive reform bill.

Read the full transcript of his remarks below.

My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration.

For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. It has shaped our character as a people with limitless possibilities – people not trapped by our past, but able to remake ourselves as we choose.

But today, our immigration system is broken, and everybody knows it.

Families who enter our country the right way and play by the rules watch others flout the rules. Business owners who offer their workers good wages and benefits see the competition exploit undocumented immigrants by paying them far less. All of us take offense to anyone who reaps the rewards of living in America without taking on the responsibilities of living in America. And undocumented immigrants who desperately want to embrace those responsibilities see little option but to remain in the shadows, or risk their families being torn apart.



The latest campaign fundraising report for RICK POLLITT shows that Council members Stevie Prettyman, Matt Holloway and John Hall each donated $100 to Pollitt's campaign. Prettyman is history, so other than being a turncoat to her party, who cares! Holloway and Hall are a different story. The voters resoundingly DEFEATED the tax and spend ways of Democrat Pollitt yet these two so-called Republicans supported keeping the tax and spend Executive in office rather than support a conservative from their own party. What do you call people who do this - doing what is in their best interest rather than the people's? I can think of a few names. 

They have revealed themselves to be more interested in keeping what they perceive as their inner-circle, power-base than understanding the will of the voters for change. Culver has been accused of being an "obstructionist" because he had the courage and strength of principle not to go along to get along. M. Holloway and Hall think they have been working "collaboratively" when all they have been doing is giving the Pollitt administration a blank check. They have SPENT your money and supported Pollitt so they could continue to do so!

These two need to recognize very quickly that the VOTERS have spoken and the old way of doing business - the Pollitt/Strausburg way - was defeated, rejected - is O V E R! What they have managed to get away with in the past is no longer acceptable.

Okay M. Holloway and Hall - the people voted overwhelmingly for change. Do you respect the people or not? Who are the obstructionists now? We'll be watching...

Rick Pollitt’s Last-Minute Political Contributors

Thanks in part to the fund-raising event sponsored by the Salisbury attorney whose brother is part of O’Malley’s cabinet, Mr. Pollitt’s campaign got an infusion of money in the last reporting period – as just disclosed, the donors include:

The Big Bucks Brigade

Apple Discount Drugs - $1,000
Memo Diriker - $1,000
East Coast Restaurant Mgmt. - $900
Sovereign Enterprises, LLC - $1,000

The smaller fry (monetarily speaking) include: Robin Cockey, Norman Conway, Charles R. Dashiell, Jacob Day, Michael Delano, John Frederickson, Stevie Prettyman, Hall for County Council, Matt Holloway, Don Richardson and Michael Weisner.

Sovereign Enterprises, LLC, which gave an address in Allentown, PA, had previously donated $1,000. Isn’t that business trying to do a deal with the County for it’s nursing home?

Another earlier Big Bucks donor was M. W. Tilghman of Salisbury, who contributed $2,000. Does anyone know if he was involved in the sale of the site that became the Wal-Mart in Fruitland when Mr. Pollitt was the town manager there?

Today's Survey Question 11-21-14

Should the West Salisbury School Be Renovated 

Rather Than Replaced with New Facility?

Lunch In Delmar Schools

Sorry about the blurry image but a student sent this to me from their cell phone and I wanted to share with everyone what Michelle Obama has created for our children. 

On this day they received three cheese sticks, an apple and a drink. In MOST restaurants we would call this an appetiser. 

Black Students Walk Out Over School Official’S Tweet: ‘Every White Girl’S Father’S Worst Nightmare’

Students at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virginia walked out of class on Monday to protest a school official’s Twitter message that referred to young black men as a “nightmare” for white fathers.

According to WVEC, the Twitter post was made in June by the school administrator, but students only recently noticed it.

The tweet was a reposting of a message from an account called @OrNahhTweets. It showed a photograph of seven white girls in prom-style dresses with seven African-American young men in tuxedos. The caption on the photo read, “every white girl’s father’s worst nightmare or not.”

Over a dozen African-American students walked out of classes with protest signs on Monday after they said that school officials and the school board refused to respond to their complaints.

“This was the only actual way we could get someone’s attention, was to walk outside. It shouldn’t have come to this, but [the administrator has] avoided all meetings and public speakings and emails, just avoided them all,” student Michael Lemelle told WVEC.


Gay Founder of Human Rights Campaign Arrested for Raping a 15-year old Boy

Yet another high profile "gay" activist has been arrested for homosexual assault on a child. This time authorities caught one of the big fish (a rainbow trout?): Terrence Patrick Bean founded the "Human Rights Campaign" (HRC), which is one of the world's largest, wealthiest and most powerful anti-Christian organizations. HRC was developed for the sole purpose of pushing the extremist homosexual political agenda. Bean is also a major player for the DNC and a big Obama supporter.

The Oregonian reports:

Detectives from the Portland police Sex Crimes Unit arrested Portland developer Terrence Patrick Bean on Wednesday on a Lane County indictment stemming from alleged sex abuse involving a teenage boy in 2013.

Bean, 66, a prominent gay rights activist and major Democratic Party fundraiser, was arrested at his home in Southwest Portland and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center at 10:12 a.m.

The indictment charges Bean with two counts of third-degree sodomy, a felony, and one count of third-degree sex abuse, a misdemeanor, police said.

Bean, who bailed out of jail by late Wednesday afternoon, will be arraigned on the indictment in Lane County.


Salisbury Council A Prime Example Of Where We're Headed As A Country

One only has to take a look at the Salisbury City Council to see where we're headed and it's not good.

While Jim Ireton presses for more districts and more Council Members, a good percentage of those currently representing you are already on public assistance.

Here's the problem, as I see it.

The more Americans who become dependent on their country to support them, the more people that get lazy, or should I say, comfortable. 

If you've ever been unemployed and had a difficult time finding a job, depression sets in and there's a feeling of being worthless. Yes, unemployment and assistance helps but if it continues for a long period, like I said, many fall back on the assistance.

Then there are the people who take advantage. You know, work for cash while on assistance. As you see all to often in Salisbury, many people stand on street corners begging for money. Heck, we've even done stories showing some of these beggars locally riding around in new cars and even living in Wood Creek, out at night spending that money at local bars.

Here we are now electing people who are not financially stable and support the very idea that being on public assistance is the wave of the future. There's no pride. They are very capable of working, but why, when others will pay their way.

Christmas Present For That Hard To Buy Friend Or Family

click HERE to order

What A Great Picture!

Seas, Sands and Skies
The past few mornings on the way to daycare my daughter and I have spotted two bald eagles flying overhead right off Main Street in Berlin. Each day I have stopped to watch. Today my husband took her and called me and said "grab your camera right now and come outside, one is just sitting there in the field." No shoes and in my pajamas, I grabbed my camera and ran. Absolutely in awe.

Networks Won't Air Obama Speech

Three major networks will not air President Obama's prime-time address Thursday outlining his executive actions on immigration.

Officials with ABC, CBS and Fox confirmed to The Hill that Obama's 8 p.m. speech from the White House will not be carried on their networks. CNN reported that NBC would not be carrying the address either.

Cable news networks are expected to carry the address, as is the Spanish-language networks Univision and Telemundo.

A source at one of the major networks told The Hill that the White House did not officially request prime-time coverage on the networks Thursday, a big night for ratings given popular shows on several networks, including ABC’s “Shondaland” schedule of shows created by producer Shonda Rhimes.


Watch "Ferguson Residents Say "F@#k Al Sharpton And Obama

Militant group offers cash rewards for 'location' of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson

And says ammunition will 'solve a lot of problems'

A group describing itself as a 'Militant Resistance' to a 'corrupt police state' has offered $5000 for details of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's whereabouts, MailOnline can reveal.

Officer Wilson, 28, has been in hiding on paid leave ever since he gunned down unarmed teenager Michael Brown, 18, on 9 August.

Now, in one of a series of incendiary tweets the RbG Black Rebels have stated, 'We are paying $5k cash for location of Ofc. Darren Wilson. Real $, no joke, no crime we just wana get his photo an ask him a few questions.'

And though the RbG Black Rebels insist this is not a bounty on the officer's head, the chilling offer is set in the context of a stream of violent online posts boasting of 'combat experience', 'stockpiling' ammunition, cleaning out gun stores and being WarReady.


Brown failed to repay $500,000 loan on time

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown, who took out a $500,000 loan from the Laborers International Union in October to keep his faltering campaign going, did not pay it off as planned, according to a financial report filed Tuesday night.

Brown's campaign manager had vowed to pay back the unusual loan in full by Election Day. But the report showed that the campaign actually made no payments.

To take out the loan, Brown signed a personal guarantee of its repayment, and could be liable if the money can't be repaid. The report showed that Brown had $137,497 in his campaign account as of Nov. 11.


WeatherBELL Models

Tuesday morning, America 'as a whole' awoke to the coldest it has been in November since 1976 -- 38 years ago. The Lower-48 or CONUS spatially average temperature plummeted overnight to only 19.4°F typical of mid-winter not November 18th! Data

An astounding 226-million Americans will experience at or below freezing temperatures (32°F) on Tuesday as well -- if you venture outdoors.

More than 85% of the surface area of the Lower-48 reached or fell below freezing Tuesday morning. All 50-states saw at or below freezing temperatures on Tuesday.

Record lows from Idaho to Nebraska and Iowa south to Texas and east through the Great Lakes, the eastern 2/3 of the US will shatter decades-long and in some cases, century-long records. Temperatures east of the Rockies will be 20-40°F below climate normals.

Compared to normal, temperatures over the past several days have dropped off a cliff -- to 10°C below climate normal -- more anomalous than even during the #polarvortex of early January. Anomaly Chart . November is shaping up to be a colder-than-normal month by a lot.

Brisk northwesterly winds in the Great Lakes will cause heavy lake effect snow which will be measured in feet from Michigan to New York state. Monday, almost half of the Lower-48 was blanketed in snow. Please visit Mashable and Washington Post Capital Weather Gang for daily updates.

Cold air pushes east thru Wednesday with a reinforcing shot of Arctic air with origin from the North Pole & Siberia to arrive on Thursday in the Great Lakes. Any relief is is 5-6 days away as Chicago, Minneapolis, and Detroit will struggle to rise above freezing until Saturday.


Gun Shop Owner to Vets: 'You NEVER FOUGHT FOR ANY OF MY FREEDOMS!!!!!'

Michael Schuette, owner and operator of Outlaw Guns in Anniston, Alabama, has stirred a hornets' nest with his Facebook post on Veterans Day in which he slammed vets saying, "You are NOT hero's." [sic]
Here is a screenshot of his rant:
As the post began making the viral rounds Tuesday, threats to boycott Schuette's business began. According to, he and his wife are administrators of a 5,000-member Facebook group for their shop. The two also have a separate business website for the hydro-graphics side of their business. That site was also bombarded with threats of boycott.

Should Wicomico County Borrow More Money?

It’s approaching noon.  The agenda and briefing book for tomorrow’s Wicomico County Council meeting hasn’t been posted online.  The public won’t be able to prepare to intelligently comment at the meeting.  Yet, the outgoing council expects to vote on borrowing $16 million.  Should they?

A majority of the incoming council will be new.  The incoming County Executive is new.  Some of the funds for the expected bond offering will be for new projects (such as replacing the Westside Primary School).  Wicomico County faces a potential budget disaster.  Should this council approve putting Wicomico County even deeper in debt?

As with most things, the answer is complicated.  The county has little choice but to approve capital projects already started (such as the new Bennett Middle).  However, new projects should at least be put on hold until the new council and executive are sworn in.  They (and their successors) are the ones who will have to live with the consequences.

Ghost Tours In Downtown Salisbury

Friday night a group of us decided to hang out at Roadie Joe's on the Downtown Plaza. First let me say, we had a blast! However, we couldn't help but notice throughout the entire evening, not one person was riding the Trolley. Not once did it stop in front of this establishment to drop someone off or pick someone up. 

Now, I am NOT trying to knock this idea and quite frankly I can assure you that Roadie Joe's was absolutely packed. I am starting to wonder however just how well the City is marketing the Trolley from SU to Downtown. The pictures do not lie and several of us witnessed this all night. 

For me personally, this is what happens when you have a non business person running the City. As long as they can get grant/taxpayer money, they couldn't care less if it works or not. 

I would love to see this work as I feel is would create an incredible boost for businesses Downtown. Before to City loses out on this concept, what do YOU think can be done to make this work?

Cop Dressed as Donald Duck Sets Trap for Drivers, Rakes in $30,000 in Tickets in One Day

Can you say “revenue generation”? No, I’m sorry, this is “catching dangerous criminals” (by first creating a dangerous situation so you can predictably label someone a criminal first).

Apparently the profession of police officer in America now amounts to little more than, well… What exactly is the word for this?

Entrapment much? Well, if it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck…

Via The Free Thought Project:

Residents of a New Jersey town are disputing a recent trap that police set up for drivers this past Halloween. Last week, an undercover officer was dressed in a giant Donald Duck costume and paced back and forth on the sidewalk and street on a busy road.

Officers would then pull over drivers who failed to yield for the duck, and hit them with $230 traffic tickets. Police issued a whopping 130 tickets that day for a total take of $29,900.00.


Michael Brown’s Parents Demand UN Arrest Officer Darren Wilson

Any day now a grand jury will announce whether or not they will charge Darren Wilson with the August shooting death of strong-armed robber and thug Michael Brown. All indications are that the police officer was justified and will not face criminal prosecution for the self-defense killing. It is also extremely unlikely that the US Justice department will file civil rights violation charges in the case.

Unwilling to accept that their son was responsible for his own death, Brown’s parents went before the United Nations to demand that the largely symbolic organization arrest Officer Wilson for torture and human rights violations.

Armed with the kooky notion that the UN somehow has authority over the United States, Lesley McSpadden (angry mom) and Michael Brown Sr. (proud papa) spoke to the United Nations Committee Against Torture in Geneva, Switzerland today.

McSpadden didn’t say anything about the investigation into her own violent robbery, but was quite vocal to CNN about her violent robbery suspect son:

“We need the world to know what’s going on in Ferguson and we need justice. We need answers and we need action. And we have to bring it to the U.N. so they can expose it to the rest of the world, what’s going on in small town Ferguson,” said McSpadden.


Monthly Mayor’s Roundtable

Monthly Mayor’s Roundtable to Focus on Stormwater, Feature Representatives from Wicomico Environmental Trust and Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Mayor James Ireton, Jr., invites the public to the Mayor's Neighborhood Roundtable being held on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6pm, in room 306 in the Government Office Building downtown.

Assistant Public Works Director, Amanda Pollack will deliver a PowerPoint presentation on stormwater, with special insight from guest speakers Karen Lukacs of the Wicomico Environmental Trust, and Erik Fisher of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

In addition to gaining a basic understanding of stormwater management, attendees will learn about local environmental initiatives, the current status of the City’s stormwater system, and the proposed Stormwater Utility legislation and fee structure.

The Salisbury City Council recently voted to implement the new Stormwater Utility Ordinance on the following timeline:
Completion Date
Stormwater Utility Ordinance passed 1st Reading
Mayor’s Neighborhood Roundtable Outreach
Stormwater Utility Ordinance 2nd Reading
Impervious Area work from ESRGC Complete
Public Works Fee Analysis
Informational Brochure mailing (CBF assistance)
Work session to set Fee
Stormwater Utility Fee Ordinance 1st Reading
Stormwater Utility Fee Ordinance 2nd Reading
Sample bills mailed to all properties greater than 1 ERU
Provide County with Billing information
Implementation Complete

For further information contact the Mayor’s office.