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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Seaford: Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Drug and Weapons Charges

Seaford, DE- Delaware State Police have arrested three people after the investigation into a suspicious vehicle resulted in the discovery of drugs and a handgun last night in Seaford.

The investigation began on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at approximately 9:05 p.m. after two troopers on routine patrol observed a black Chevrolet Impala enter and stop in the parking lot of the Middleford Speedway, located at 22378 Coverdale Road, Seaford. The operator of the vehicle, later identified as Erica N. Davis, 23, of Millsboro, then turned the vehicle’s headlights off. The troopers, knowing that the speedway was closed, approached the Impala and activated the emergency lights on their patrol vehicles. They then approached the car and noticed that the front seat passenger, later identified as Spencer Wright, 24, of Bridgeville, and the rear seat passenger, later identified as Jeremy A. Cannon, 30, of Bridgeville, were both reaching down under their seats. It was at this time that one of the troopers observed what appeared to be a bundle of suspected heroin in plain view on the lap of Jeremy Cannon. He was then removed from the vehicle and placed into custody. A search of Cannon was then conducted at which time a loaded .22 caliber handgun was located in his jacket pocket.

The troopers then came into contact with Spencer Wright who advised them that he was in possession of marijuana and crack cocaine. Wright was then removed from the car and placed into custody. A subsequent search of him revealed a small amount of marijuana and crack cocaine.

Erica Davis was also removed from the vehicle. A subsequent search of the car revealed an additional amount of heroin under the front seat. A total of 84 bags of heroin, .4 grams of cocaine, .3 grams of crack cocaine, and .48 grams of marijuana was recovered by the troopers.

Jeremy Cannon, Spencer Wright, and Erica Davis were all arrested and transported to Troop 5, Bridgeville. Cannon was charged by troopers with Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited, Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity, Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Counterfeit Controlled Substance, Conspiracy 2nd degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was arraigned at JP Court 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $31,500.00 secured bail.

Spencer Wright (dreadlocks) was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity, Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Counterfeit Controlled Substance, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was arraigned at JP Court 3 and released on $10,500.00 unsecured bail.

Erica Davis was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity, Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Counterfeit Controlled Substance, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, and Driving with a Suspended or Revoked Operator’s License. She was also arraigned at JP Court 3 and released on $5,500.00 unsecured bail.

Council Meeting Agenda & Packet - Monday, May 23, 2016 (Revised)

Armchair Quarterbacks Never Win the Heisman Trophy

By Thornton Crowe

Two racial incidents caused a huge surge of concern in Salisbury over the last two weeks...

Once again, as predicted, the semester is now in it's exam phase, students will be leaving and Dr. Janet Dudley-Eschbach has skated through, unblemished. Unforgivably, she ignored your concerns here on Salisbury News as well as the potential escalation as a result of this race baiting tolerance policy the university has apparently adopted.

Yet, when I wrote an article about the local slumlords' financial abuse of SU students, one of her underlings wrote a long-winded apology, indicating she completely miss the article's point. With crickets over the recent incident, SU proved they're more worried about students making noise rather than any potential rise in white-black tensions in the community or on campus as a result of their mishandling.

In regards to PHS, reports indicate very few concerned parents bothered to attend last Monday's big PTA hoedown. Couldn't tear yourselves away from the idiot box long enough to voice your concern as a community over the violence in the high schools; however, you  vehemently complained about it here. Hint: The gratuitous three sheriffs seen at the school the following Monday cannot keep your kids safe when it involves a mob as seen on the posted video.

So your responses were just hot air hyperbole. Hence, this blatant apathy is probably the reason why WBOC and other media outlets don't even bother covering these stories. Why bother putting time, resources and effort into stories when the town folk don't really care about them?

You may poke fun at the Circumcision Crusaders out on Route 13 last week, but at least, they're making their voices heard. You don't have to picket to get yourselves heard but let's face it, keyboard warriors, you can't expect change when you don't bother to apply any pressure on those whom can make  change happen!

Should these racially-charged events continue or escalate, at this point, you have no one to blame but yourselves. You can't just let the world go on cruise control, complaining about it on a blog and then expect anything to change.

Therefore, while armchair quarterbacks never win a Heisman Trophy, silent wheels never get greased.


Ocean City Fire/EMS units on the scene, Grand Hotel, 22nd St and the beach. Subject fallen off of a balcony from approximately the 8th floor. Pronounced Deceased on the scene. No other info available at this time.

We ALL Can't Thank You Enough

After a horrible accident and a week of searching, because of ALL of you who called and updated each sighting, everyone was reunited and exhausted. If you ever wondered why we get such great results, one look below should answer why. To think it's only the 18th of the month.

UPDATE: Lost Dog In Salisbury

Hi Joe

This dog is missing in Salisbury after a bad accident on Sunday on the bypass. 

She was last spotted near the Rt 50 exit. She was in the car during the accident and may be injured .

Could you possibly post her on your blog and ask for help finding her?

The owners name is Alysia her phone number is 443-599-3686 or 443-599-3674.

Man Dressed as Woman Arrested for Spying Into Mall Bathroom Stall, Police Say

A man dressed as a woman was arrested in Virginia on Monday after police say he was caught peeping into restroom stalls three times in the past year.

Richard Rodriguez, 30, filmed a woman in a bathroom stall at the Potomac Mills Mall, Prince William County Police said on Tuesday. A 35-year-old woman was in the stall when she saw a bag moved toward her under the stall divider. Rodriguez apparently had been filming her, police said.

The victim rushed out of the stall to confront the man and saw him hurry to another stall, next to another woman. The victim alerted the woman and then contacted mall security of the shopping center on 2700 block of Potomac Mills Circle in Woodbridge, Virginia.


Home Depot Employee’s Hat Sparks Outrage On Social Media

The decision by Home Depot cashier to wear a white baseball cap carrying the slogan “America Was Never Great” has caused a social media storm.

A photo of Staten Island Home Depot employee Krystal Lake wearing the anti-Trump hat went viral Sunday. The reaction from Facebook and Twitter users skewed negative, with some promising to never shop at Home Depot again.

More here

House Votes to Ban Confederate Flags on VA Cemetery Flagpoles

The House voted Thursday to ban the display of the Confederate flag on flagpoles at Veterans Administration cemeteries.

The 265-159 vote would block descendants and others seeking to commemorate veterans of the Confederate States of America from flying the Confederate Battle Flag over mass graves, even on days that flag displays are permitted.

California Democrat Jared Huffman authored the prohibition, saying the flag represents "racism, slavery and division."


Joint Investigation - DSP and DOJ Charged 13 in Operation “Duck Hunt”

23 cars seized with a total value over $250,000.00.
Kent and Sussex County- On May 11th 2016, members of the Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Unit (SDU), Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), and the Sussex County Attorney General’s Office concluded a two year long investigation of a criminal organization which engaged in large scale heroin distribution and money laundering. A total of thirteen agencies were involved in the investigation.  The following additional special units within the Delaware State Police participated:  Sussex, Kent and New Castle County Drug Units; Sussex, Kent, and New Castle County Governor’s Task Force Units, Intelligence Unit, Special Operations Response Team. Federal participating agencies that assisted with the investigation include, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), United States Homeland Security Investigations Unit (HSI) and the National Guard Counter Drug Task Force.  Local law enforcement participating agencies include Department of Correction, Probation and Parole, Georgetown Police Department, Seaford Police Department, Smyrna Police Department, Dover Police Department, Delaware Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE), Delaware Division of Revenue Criminal Investigative Unit, Dover Downs Casino and Surveillance Unit. 
The investigation revealed Deangelo Mcglotten was the ring leader for the heroin distribution into Kent and Sussex Counties along with his closest associates, Timothy Felix and Adrian Coverdale.  In addition to the heroin distribution network, the investigation revealed the illegal proceeds of the drug organization were being laundered by Salman Choudhary through casinos, businesses, and personal properties.  Eleven Suspects were indicted by the Sussex County Grand Jury as part of the investigation.
The arrest operation was initiated with seven search and seizure warrants being executed throughout Kent and Sussex Counties by the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team (SORT), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) SWAT, and the additional above units of the Delaware State Police. The operation disrupted the flow of heroin into the communities of Kent and Sussex Counties.  The organization supplied several drug markets in Sussex County including Chandler Heights, Meadowbridge, Coverdale, and Oak Orchard.  In total, thirteen suspects were charged with 77 criminal offenses as part of the overall investigation.
Search warrants were executed on two separate occasions during the investigation.  On January 13th, 2016 a search and seizure warrant was executed at Deangelo Mcglotten’s residence, located in the 16,000 block of Progress School Road, Bridgeville.  Another was executed on an Acura MDX linked to Mcglotten.  The following evidence was seized as part of this investigation on January 13th 2016:
  • 42,250 bags of heroin or approximately 633 grams of heroin
  • $7740.00
  • A stolen 9 mm handgun
  • A Marlin 30-30 rifle
On May 11th 2016, seven search and seizure warrants were executed at the following locations:
  • 2000 block of Woodyard Road, Harrington, DE
  • 12,000 block of Beach Highway, Greenwood, DE
  • 16,000 block of Progress School Road, Bridgeville, DE
  • 300 block of James Street, Georgetown, DE
  • 400 block of Central Park Drive, Harrington, DE
  • 400 block of South Washington Street, Milford, DE
  • 200 block of Aspen Drive, Cheswold, DE
The following evidence was seized during the final arrest operation where seven search warrants were executed on May 11th 2016:
  • 74,425 bags of heroin or approximately 1,116 grams of heroin
  • $200,000 was seized which includes cash and seized assets from numerous accounts
  • Approximately $50,000.00 in jewelry
  • 3 Ruger 9mm handguns
  • A Raven Arms .25mm handgun
  • A M4 Carbine Rifle
  • 23 vehicles total value approximately $250,000

Motorcyclist Killed Instantly In Ocean City Accident

OCEAN CITY — An as-yet unidentified male motorcyclist lost his life in a horrific collision with a pick-up truck at the intersection of 28th Street and Philadelphia Avenue shortly after noon on Thursday.

At 12:08 p.m. on Thursday, a motorcycle traveling south on Coastal Highway at speeds estimated at around 100 mph collided with a Ford F-350 pick-up truck crossing Coastal Highway from west to east at 28th Street. The driver of the motorcycle was deceased upon the arrival of first responders. The driver of the pick-up truck was not injured during the collision. The names of the victim and the driver of the pick-up truck had not been released as of press time on Thursday afternoon.

The preliminary investigation revealed an allied law enforcement agency attempted to stop the motorcycle for a traffic violation just minutes before the collision. However, the motorcycle did not stop and fled from the allied law enforcement officer. Contrary to witness statements, the officer did not pursue the motorcycle after the failed attempt to stop it for a traffic violation and lost sight of the driver prior to the collision. It is not certain at this time where the initial attempt to stop the motorcycle occurred.

Coastal Highway was closed down in both directions immediately following the collision as the OCPD traffic safety unit, the patrol division and the criminal investigation division investigated the crash. Southbound Coastal Highway was reopened a short time later although investigators remained on the scene for hours on Thursday afternoon.


‘They Didn’t Raise Their Son Right’: Zimmerman Slams Trayvon Martin’s Parents in New Interview

George Zimmerman ripped into the parents of Trayvon Martin in an interview published Tuesday night, telling The Daily Beast that the pair did a poor job of raising their son and “did everything they could” to “capitalize” off his death.

“They didn’t raise their son right,” Zimmerman told the website.

The former neighborhood watchman was acquitted in 2013 for the shooting death of 17-year-old Martin. The minor’s death ignited nationwide debate and protests on race relations. Zimmerman, however, expressed no regret in his interview with The Daily Beast.

“He attacked a complete stranger and attempted to kill him,” he said.



Just a quick refresher course lest we forget what has happened to many "friends" of the Clintons.

1James McDougal - Clintons convicted Whitewater partner died of an apparent heart attack,
while in solitary confinement. He was a key witness in Ken Starr's investigation.2 - Mary Mahoney - Former White House intern was murdered July 1997 at Starbucks Coffee Shop in Georgetown.
The murder happened just after she was to go public with her story of sexual harassment in the White House. 3 Vince Foster - Former White House councilor, and colleague of Hillary Clinton at Little Rock's Rose Law firm. Died of a gunshot wound to the head, .....ruled a suicide.4 Ron Brown - Secretary of Commerce and former DNC Chairman. Reported to have died by impact in a plane crash.  A pathologist close to the investigation reported that there was a hole in the top of Brown's skull resembling
a gunshot wound.
At the time of his death Brown was being investigated, and spoke publicly of his willingness to cut a deal with prosecutors. The rest of the people on the plane also died.
A few days later the Air Traffic controller commited suicide.5 C. Victor Raiser, II - A major player in the Clinton fund raising organization died in a private plane crash in July 1992.Paul Tulley - Democratic National Committee Political Director found dead in hotel room in Little Rock, AR
September 1992.  Described by Clinton as a "dear friend and trusted advisor".7 Ed Willey - Clinton fundraiser, found dead November 1993 deep in the woods in VA of a gunshot wound to the head.  Ruled a suicide.
Ed Willey died on the same day his wife, Kathleen Willey, claimed Bill Clinton groped her in the oval office in the White House.  Ed Willey was involved in several Clinton fund raising events.8 Jerry Parks - Head of Clinton's gubernatorial security team in Little Rock. Gunned down in his car at a deserted intersection outside Little Rock.
Park's son said his father was building a dossier on Clinton. He allegedly threatened to reveal this information.
After he died the files were mysteriously removed from his house.9 James Bunch - Died from a gunshot suicide. It was reported that he had a "Black Book" of people which contained names of influential people who visited prostitutes in Texas and Arkansas.
10 James Wilson - Was found dead in May 1993 from an apparent hanging suicide.
He was reported to have ties to Whitewater.11 Kathy Ferguson - Ex-wife of Arkansas Trooper Danny Ferguson, was found dead in May 1994, in her living room with a gunshot to her head.  It was ruled a suicide even though there were several packed suitcases, as if she were going somewhere.
Danny Ferguson was a co-defendant along with Bill Clinton in the Paula Jones lawsuit.
Kathy Ferguson was a possible corroborating witness for Paula Jones.12 Bill Shelton - Arkansas State Trooper and fiancee of Kathy Ferguson.
Critical of the suicide ruling of his fiancee, he was found dead in June, 1994 of a gunshot wound
.....also ruled a suicide at the grave site of his fiancee.13 Gandy Baugh - Attorney for Clinton's friend Dan Lassater, died by jumping out a window of a tall building January, 1994.  His client was a convicted drug distributor.14 Florence Martin - Accountant and sub-contractor for the CIA, was related to the Barry Seal, Mena Airport
(AR) drug smuggling case.  He died of three gunshot wounds. 15 Suzanne Coleman - Reportedly had an affair with Clinton when he was Arkansas Attorney General.
Died of a gunshot wound to the back of the head, .....ruled a suicide.  ....Was pregnant at the time of her death.16 Paula Grober - Clinton's speech interpreter for the deaf from 1978 until her death December 9, 1992.
She died in a one-car accident.17 Danny Casolaro - Investigative reporter. Investigating Mena Airport and Arkansas Development Finance Authority.  .....He slit his wrists, apparently, in the middle of his investigation.18 Paul Wilcher - Attorney investigating corruption at Mena Airport with Casolaro and the 1980 "October Surprise" was found dead on a toilet June 22, 1993, in his Washington, D.C. apartment.
Had delivered a report to Janet Reno three weeks before his death. 19 Jon Parnell Walker - Whitewater investigator for Resolution Trust Corp.  Jumped to his death from his Arlington, Virginia apartment balcony August 15, 1993. He was investigating the Morgan Guaranty scandal.20 Barbara Wise - Commerce Department staffer.  Worked closely with Ron Brown and John Huang.
Cause of death unknown - Died November 29, 1996.
Her bruised, nude body was found locked in her office at the Department of Commerce.21 Charles Meissner - Assistant Secretary of Commerce who gave John Huang, special security clearance,
.....died shortly thereafter in a small plane crash.22 Dr. Stanley Heard - Chairman of the National Chiropractic Health Care Advisory Committee, died with his attorney Steve Dickson in a small plane crash. Dr. Heard, in addition to serving on Clinton's advisory council personally treated Clinton's mother, stepfather and brother.23 Barry Seal - Drug running TWA pilot out of Mena Airport, AR .....death was no accident. 24 Johnny Lawhorn, Jr. - Mechanic, found check made out to Bill Clinton in the trunk of car left at his repair shop.  .....He was found dead after his car had hit a utility pole.25 Stanley Huggins - Investigated Madison Guaranty.
His death was a purported suicide .....and his report was never released.26 Hershell Friday - Attorney and Clinton fundraiser died March 1, 1994, .....when his plane exploded.27 Kevin Ives & Don Henry- Known as "The boys on the track" case.  Reports say the boys may have stumbled upon the Mena, Arkansas airport drug operation.  A controversial case, the initial report of death said, due to falling asleep on railroad tracks. Later reports claim the two boys had been slain before being placed on the tracks.
.....Many linked to the case died before their testimony could come before a Grand Jury. THE FOLLOWING PERSONS HAD INFORMATION ON THE KEVIN IVES & DON HENRY CASE:
28 Keith Coney - Died when his motorcycle slammed into the back of a truck - July 1988.29 Keith McMaskle - Died, stabbed 113 times - November 1988 30 Gregory Collins - Died from a gunshot wound - January 1989.31 Jeff Rhodes - He was shot, mutilated and found burned in a trash dump - April 1989.32 James Milan - Found decapitated. However, the Coroner ruled his death was due to 'natural causes'33 Jordan Kettleson - Was found shot to death in the front seat of his pickup truck - June 1990.34 - Richard Winters - Suspect in the Ives & Henry deaths.  He was killed in a set-up robbery - July 1989.THE FOLLOWING CLINTON BODYGUARDS ARE DEAD:
36 -Major William S. Barkley, Jr.37 Captain Scott J . Reynolds38 Sgt. Brian Hanley39 Sgt. Tim Sabel40 Major General William Robertson41 Col. William Densberger42 Col. Robert Kelly43 Spec. Gary Rhodes44 Steve Willis45 Robert Williams46 Conway LeBleu47 Todd McKeehan


Meteorologist Forced to Put Sweater On During Live Broadcast Because Station Received ‘A Lot of Emails’ About Her Dress

Some KTLA-TV viewers from Los Angeles, California, didn’t like meteorologist Liberté Chan’s outfit Saturday — and they weren’t afraid to let the station know.

In the video, Chan was presenting Saturday morning’s weather report when, out of nowhere, a floating hand appeared, holding a cardigan.

“You want me to put this on?” a bewildered Chan asked. “Why? ‘Cause it’s cold?”

An off-camera voice quickly responded, “We’re getting a lot of emails.”


A Viewer Writes: Sears Outdoor Tools

You know, I have always liked Sears shovels, rakes and the like. Especially the ones with the yellow fiberglass handles, which are lighter and stronger than wood. And the warranty has always been excellent: if a Craftsman tool breaks, it's exchanged for a new one at the customer's request.

I recently visited the Sears store in the Salisbury Mall to purchase a long handled shovel and a garden fork. Much to my surprise, they no longer carry shovels, picks, forks, etc. No garden or digging tools are there at all except a couple of low-quality rakes and some small gardening tools like loppers and hand cultivators. I asked the sales rep, who shrugged and said to check online.

Well, I did check online and much to my surprise, Sears doesn't sell or even make these things anymore. No more yellow-handled shovels, etc., just a couple of basic wood handled models and a couple of the same brand that's sold at Home Depot. This is a big difference from when they had a yellow-handled Craftsman line of probably twenty types of tools.

I guess that it's the end of another era.

Girls RUN From Their Locker Room – Authorities SHOCKED By Sick Find On Video

The incident took place at Moorpark High School in Moorpark, California, when a few girls came running out of the girl’s locker room in a panic. They decided to leave in a hurry for a very good reason, which even warranted a call to the police.

As soon as police officers arrived, it seems that even they were shocked by what the school’s security cameras caught, ultimately validating the girls’ story. According to reports, a man entered the girl’s locker room, stripped himself naked, and just stood in the back corner of the room.

Making matters worse, this apparently wasn’t his first time. Police stated that he did the same thing the day before. Although it’s unclear what his intentions were, police say that he did not approach the girls and soon fled after the girls took off running.

Luckily, security cameras were able to pick up the man trying to leave the area, but police weren’t able to apprehend the pervert. In order to ensure he doesn’t do this ever again, officials have now reached out to the public for help identifying the creep.


Salisbury Celebrates Bike to Work Week

Salisbury Celebrates Bike to Work Week

Salisbury – Grab your helmet and join Mayor Jake Day in celebrating Bike to Work Week, May 16th —20th. Bike to Work Week, which is part of the League of American Bicyclists’ Bike Month, promotes bicycling as a healthy and safe alternative to automobile commuting. The Mayor encourages citizens to join the movement to make commutes more environmentally friendly, fun, and affordable by riding their bikes to work.

More than half of all U.S. citizens live within 5 miles of their workplace, making bicycling a feasible way to get to work. Cycling is sustainable, affordable, healthy, and enjoyable.

Bike-SBY founder and cycling advocate Matt Drew said he looks forward to biking to work not just this week, but almost every day. "I love to ride my bike to work. I arrive refreshed, energized, and in a great mood! I can't say the same for the days that I drive!"

The week culminates in National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 20th. At 7:30 Friday morning, Mayor Day will lead a group bike ride from the Philosophy House at Salisbury University to Main Roots in Downtown Salisbury. Main Roots has graciously offered to provide free coffee to bike commuters that day, presenting the perfect opportunity to fuel up with your morning joe before finishing your ride to work. After you leave work for the day, ride your bike to 3rd Friday where Bike-SBY will valet it so you can enjoy the festivities.

“Biking to work saves money, reduces the amount of airborne pollutants our community produces, and comes with a host of tremendous health and economic benefits. Cyclists spend, on average, 40% more per capita into our local economy than those who commute by car. I encourage everyone to put on their helmets and get out and about in our Bicycle Friendly Community this week,” said the Mayor.

Visit for information on Salisbury’s bike initiatives, current bike routes, and Bike-Friendly Merchants that offer discounts to cyclists.

A Viewer Writes: Hebron Carnival

Hey Joe, 

We went to the Hebron Carnival this evening for our favorite Oyster sandwich only to see the ridiculous price of $9.50. This is an increase from the price last year of $8.00 .

Don't get me wrong here, it is for a good cause but I really think that is a bit extravagant. The cost of the oysters must be very high.

I wonder if other folks feel the same as I do?

Target Store Suing a Hero Who Saved a Young Girl

Michael Turner was shopping in Target back in 2013 when a crazed man named Leon Walls ran into the store and stabbed a 16-year-old girl, Allison Meadows. Turner responded like a true hero by grabbing a baseball bat and chasing Walls out of the store. He then proceeded to help Allison as she was bleeding. To this day, Allison thanks Turner for saving her life whenever she gets the chance.

Strangely, and sadly, Target is now suing Turner.

Target is going after the hero for “chasing Walls to the front of the store where he could have endangered more people.” However, no persons were hurt. The lawsuit against Turner comes after Meadows and her family sued Target for inadequate security measures in keeping the store safe. The decision for Target to unjustly sue Turner over a ludicrous allegation has angered the Meadows family.


Target Sales Drop Amid Transgender Promotion, Consumer Boycott, $10 Billion Stock Crash

Retail giant Target is losing sales and may be on track for another major stock-drop in the second quarter, analysts say, amid a growing boycott caused by the company’s transgender friendly policies.

The company’s second-quarter sales, from April to June, may drop as much as 2 percent compared to the prior year, executives told reporters and Wall Street analysts. That’s “horrendous,” said Jim Cramer, founder of the stock-market website,

The earnings prediction comes a month after the left-leaning company announced April 19 that it would allow men claiming to be women to use the women’s bathrooms and changing rooms at its stores. The decision has sparked a boycott petition effort that garnered over 1.2 million signers in only a week.


Stunner! Obama names transgender to faith post

President Obama has appointed a transgender man to a prominent faith advisory position, sparking a flood of outrage from conservatives.

His recent announcement named Barbara Satin to be a member of the president’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, a choice commentator Tim Brown at Freedom Outpost scorched as a “mentally sick transgender man.”

“And America tolerates this depravity!” Brown wrote. “Satin needs repentance, not an advisory position, but I don’t blame Barack Obama for that. Instead, I blame the United Church of Christ for its lack of loving discipline towards Barbara. They have allowed this person to wander into sin without any loving restraints to call him to repentance and allow him to stay in good standing in the body of Christ rather than a stern and sharp rebuke of his sin towards the Creator.”

Locals voice concerns on cop crash

Two citizens raised questions and demanded answers from the Ocean City Council Monday about two separate officer-involved car crashes in the resort.

Two weeks after 67-year-old Jeffrey Yale Delong was struck and killed by a patrol car driven by an on-duty officer, George Leukel and Randy Hill used the public comment segment during the session to argue for transparency in that investigation and an incident where an undercover police officer rear-ended a school bus on March 29.

The bus was stopped at the railroad tracks at westbound Route 50 and was slowly beginning to move forward when it was struck by the officer operating a government-owned pickup truck, according to incident reports.

“I think we have a problem where the officer is being distracted by the computer in the car. I don’t see that the Police Commission has had any discussion on this,” Leukel said to the City Council. “Is the City Council doing anything about these accidents?”


A Viewer Writes: Trey Harcum sentenced to 10 yrs.

Trey Harcum was sentenced to 10 yrs today for the murder of his uncle Lee Harcum in Mardela Springs last year. 

Trey was not found guilty of murder by a Wicomico jury but was found guilty of a voluntary manslaughter. Wicomico circuit court judge James Sarbanes sentenced Trey to four yrs above the maximum guidelines in front of an emotional split court room. 

Trey Harcum should be eligible for parole in 5 years. He plans to return to Wicomico county when released.



Bill Clinton planted the seeds of economic destruction

On Sunday, Hillary Clinton told a crowd of supporters in Kentucky she will put her husband in charge of the economy.

“My husband, who I’m going to put in charge of revitalizing the economy, cause you know he knows how to do it,” Clinton said.

According to the establishment and its pundits, the presidency of Bill Clinton was good for the economy. His tax cuts and budget restraint, it is said, were responsible for the booming economy of the 1990s.

In fact, the budget surplus at the time was the result of a stock bubble inflated by the Alan Greenspan and the Federal Reserve.



Humane Society of Wicomico County Pledges to Help Save One Million cats

The Humane Society of Wicomico County is joining animal shelters across North America to save the lives of one million more cats in the next five years. It's all part of a joint campaign of the Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida and the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program. 

The Million Cat Challenge is based on five key initiatives that offer every shelter, in every community, practical choices to reduce euthanasia and increase live outcomes for shelter cats. 

"The shelters who have taken the Challenge are leading the way in finding and implementing new approaches to saving cats' lives," said Dr. Kate Hurley, director of the UC Davis program. 

“The million cat challenge is a great opportunity for the Humane Society of Wicomico County to find more ways to increase live release rates of cats. Annually we have over 1,700 cats come through our doors and our goal is to find as many homes as possible for these cats through a series of adoption specials, other events, and programs we plan to introduce throughout the summer.” –Aaron Balsamo, Executive Director, Humane Society of Wicomico County. 

The Humane Society of Wicomico County is located at 5130 Citation Drive near the Airport in Salisbury. Our summer adoption hours are Tuesday from 11 am to 7 pm, and Wednesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. 

About the Million Cat Challenge 

The Million Cat Challenge is a shelter-based campaign to save the lives of one million cats in North America over the next five years. The core strategy of the campaign will focus on five key initiatives that offer every shelter, in every community, practical choices to reduce euthanasia and increase live outcomes for shelter cats. Drs. Levy and Hurley are available for interviews. For more information, visit

EPA Wants Higher Ethanol Mandate

EPA DROPS NEW RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARD: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday rolled out its proposed blending mandates for ethanol and other biofuels, and both sides in the debate are displeased.

Under the Wednesday plan, 18.8 billion gallons of biofuels would have to be blended into the nation's gasoline and diesel, and 14.8 billion gallons could be ethanol.

And while the total volume is 700 million gallons above this year and the ethanol volume is up 300 million gallons, the totals aren't what Congress wrote into the law in 2007.

Instead, the EPA is proposing to use a waiver authority written into the law, citing factors like a lower than expected demand for gasoline and diesel.

"This administration is committed to keeping the [renewable fuels standard] program on track, spurring continued growth in biofuel production and use, and achieving the climate and energy independence benefits that Congress envisioned from this program," Janet McCabe, head of the EPA's air pollution office, said in a statement.

The ethanol industry said it's completely unacceptable that the EPA still isn't setting the levels in the statute, and its use of the waiver is improper.


Massive Nude Anti-Trump Protest Planned for GOP Convention

One photographer wants to make a bold statement during the Republican National Convention this July.

Spencer Tunick is looking for 100 women to pose nude for a photoshoot in the streets of Cleveland.

Apparently, this is “art,” and it’s not the first time Tunick has organized this kind of stunt. Tunick has orchestrated more than 70 mass nude photo shoots all over the globe since the 1990s.

This particular work of “art” will be entitled “Everything She Says Means Everything.” The plan is for 100 nude women (sorry gentlemen) to pose together for a photograph while holding up mirrors. According to the photographer’s website, the goal is to reflect “the knowledge and wisdom of progressive women and the concept of ‘Mother Nature.'"

Lol. That's pretty stupid.

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Majority Opposed to Obama’s School Bathroom Order

A majority of Americans in a new poll say they oppose President Obama’s order telling schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding with their gender identity, rather than biological sex.

Fifty-one percent of adults said they are against the decision, compared to 33 percent who are in favor and 16 percent who are undecided, according to a Rasmussen Reports survey released on Tuesday.

Parents of elementary and secondary school children are even more opposed to the mandate, which puts federal education dollars at risk for non-compliant schools. Fifty-five percent of parents with school children said they oppose the order, while 32 percent said they support the decision.

Americans also overwhelmingly believe the federal government should not be involved in regulating school bathroom access..

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FBI Director: 'I Worry Very Much' That Young People Won't Join Police Force

( - "I worry very much -- especially with a lot of controversy around law enforcement these days, and sometimes healthy skepticism becoming cynicism -- that young men and women may be discouraged from pursuing this kind of service (police work)," FBI Director James Comey said last Friday.

Comey, speaking at a memorial service for FBI agents killed in the line of duty, said his own son is about to become a policeman:

"I have five children; my middle child is my son. He is about to join a police department after graduating from college. He’s doing it because he wants to help people.

"I worry very much, are young men and women making that same choice today at the rate we need them to? I don’t know. I think it’s something we all have to worry about.


Vatican Cardinal to Americans: ‘In Your Nation, God Is Being Eroded, Eclipsed, Liquidated’

"In your nation, God is being eroded, eclipsed, liquidated," Cardinal Robert Sarah, who was appointed as Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments by Pope Francis in 2014, told hundreds of prominent Catholic clergy and lay people attending the 12th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast Tuesday in Washington.

In what he called "portentous times" for the Catholic Church and for the world, Cardinal Sarah condemned same-sex marriage, transgender bathroom laws, and attacks on the family as "demonic".

“All manner of immorality is not only accepted and tolerated today in advanced societies, it is even promoted as a social good,” the African cardinal said. “The result is hostility to Christians and increasingly, religious persecution.”

“This is not an ideological war between competing ideas,” Sarah told the D.C. gathering. “This is about defending ourselves, children and future generations from the demonic idolatry that says children do not need mothers and fathers. It denies human nature and wants to cut off an entire generation from God.”

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Is Housing Shortage Leaving American Workers On Outside Looking In?

OCEAN CITY — While much of the debate this spring over the critical seasonal workforce housing shortage and the associated occupancy calculation formula focused on the legions for international student workers, it appears there is another segment being left on the outside looking in.

It’s no secret Ocean City faces a critical seasonal workforce housing shortage. The deficiency was debated throughout the spring as resort officials wrestled with an outdated occupancy calculation that had been in place since 1979. Much of that debate focused on the need for safe, affordable housing for the thousands of international students who descend on Ocean City on J-1 visas each spring to fill out the resort’s seasonal workforce.

The J-1 students arrive in the resort after careful vetting by their sponsor organizations. For the most part, they have pre-arranged jobs and pre-arranged housing set up by their sponsors. However, another segment of the seasonal workforce is often left on their own to find living arrangements, and with the J-1 students gobbling up much of the housing stock, it’s becoming increasingly difficult.

Local worker Joe Wagner broached the subject during Monday’s Mayor and Council meeting. Wagner, a long-time visitor to Ocean City, last year moved to the resort to get a fresh start and quickly found multiple employment opportunities. However, Wagner told the Mayor and Council this week finding affordable housing continues to be a challenge.