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Saturday, August 06, 2016

Civilian Response to an Active Shooter Free Community Event.

Bingomania Returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday, Sept. 10

SALISBURY, Md. - Bingomania, the Eastern Shore’s largest bingo cash prize event, returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday, Sept. 10. Doors open at 5 p.m. for early bird games and regular games begin at 7:30 p.m.

Admission to Bingomania includes all regular and special games, including the Jumbo Jackpot Game. Regular game payouts are $500 while special games will pay out $1,000. The Jumbo Jackpot Game pays a maximum of $10,000 depending upon attendance.

Increase your chances of winning and help a local food bank at the same time by bringing three non-perishable food items to the event. Those who do will receive three additional cards for the first early bird game.

Tickets are $45 per person in advance and $55 per person at the door; fees may apply to ticket prices. Tickets are on sale now at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office (500 Glen Ave., Salisbury, MD; M-F, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.), online and by phone at 410-548-4911.

All proceeds benefit the Mardela Middle and High School Bands. For more information, contact the Mardela Band-Aides at 410-677-5170.

The Perseid Meteor Shower August 2016

IRS Tea Party Targeting Schemer Is Still Unknown

An FBI investigation missed the IRS official who first set in motion the illegal targeting of conservative and tea party non-profit groups applying for tax exemption, documents obtained by a government watchdog group reveal.

An internal IRS document prohibited the targeted applicants from being approved automatically for tax exemption, and agency officials were told to send all such applications to the Orwellian-named Group 7822 to await additional guidance, FBI interviews obtained by Judicial Watch show.

It’s still unclear who authored the internal document that established Group 7822 and who ordered targeted applications be sent to Group 7822.

Disgraced IRS senior executive Lois Lerner has taken most of the heat since retiring from the federal tax agency, but the FBI investigation, which resulted in no prosecutions, suggested that Lerner didn’t write the internal guidance. It’s unclear if she had a role in creating Group 7822.


Would You Try This?

Experts: Hillary is a Sociopath and Could Have Brain Damage

OC’s Skate Park To Mark 40 Years

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean Bowl will celebrate its 40th Anniversary on Friday, Aug. 19, from noon to 7 p.m., at the skate park on 3rd Street and St. Louis Avenue.

Skaters will be able to skate for free, while enjoying live music, skate jam sessions, one tick pony events, door prizes and an Ocean Bowl heritage awards ceremony.

The Ocean Bowl Skate Park is the oldest operating municipal skate park in the United States. Following the rise in popularity of skateboarding in the 1970s, the Ocean City Council banned skateboarding on the streets within city limits. This prompted many skaters and their parents to attend the next council meeting to ask that a space be provided for them to pursue their sport.

By the first week of June 1976, the park opened. At that time, the facility consisted of a four-foot deep asphalt bowl that proved so successful that a larger bowl was quickly added. In 1984, this “big bowl” was structurally weakened by successive tropical storms and was removed the following year. It was succeeded by an 11-foot high, 28-foot wide metal-surfaced half pipe, which served not only to replace the lost bowl, but also to respond to the changing demands of skateboarding and the huge popularity of vertical ramps at the time.


Confirmed=> “Military Mom” Protester Who Confronted Pence was Hillary Plant

We all know from the Wikileaks DNC email documents that Hillary Clinton and Democrats planned anti-Trump protests.

In multiple emails, DNC officials signed off on and acknowledged the existence of two anti-Donald Trump protests in South Bend, IN and Billings, Montana. Democrats always plot, plan and finance so-called “grassroots” protests on the left.

On Tuesday Catherine Byrne infiltrated the Mike Pence rally in Carson City, Nevada.

Byrne, whose son is in the Air Force, demanded that Mike Pence denounce running mate Donald Trump for ridiculing Sharia supporting Gold Star dad Khizr Khan.


Accident In Pittsville

Station 7 (Pittsville) is responding to an accident involving 3 to 4 vehicles at Route 50 WB and Sixty Foot Road. 

Station 6 (Parsonsburg) requested to send additional ambulance.

OC Looks To Help Ellicott City After Massive Flooding

OCEAN CITY — The Town of Ocean City has reached out to Ellicott City with offers of assistance after the historic town was hit with a major flooding event that devastated much of the downtown area last weekend.

For a resort town that yearly stares down major Atlantic hurricanes and other severe coastal storms, reaching out to other communities when they are devastated by weather events has become a natural response. Over six inches of rain fell on the historic town along the Patapsco River west of Baltimore in about two hours on Saturday night. The torrential rains quickly swelled the river and its tributaries and severely flooded downtown Ellicott City, sweeping cars down Main Street and crumbling businesses in what the National Park Service called an “off the charts” event.

City Manager Doug Miller, who was city manager of La Plata, Md. when a major tornado swept through in 2002, said he immediately reached out to Howard County and Ellicott City to offer the resort’s assistance if needed.

“Over the weekend in Howard County, the area of Ellicott City was inundated with six-and-a-half inches of rain and experienced probably its worst flooding since Hurricane Agnes in 1972,” he said. “We are reaching out to the Howard County government to offer any assistance they might need from Ocean City and if they do request help, I will get back to you with more details.”

Mayor Rick Meehan said on Monday he appreciated Miller reaching out to Howard County in its time of need.


24 people treated for overdose symptoms at music festival in Ohio

BUTLER, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — The Richland County Sheriff's department has confirmed 24 people were administered Narcan to treat overdose symptoms Saturday at Estfest at Ohio Dreams Sports Camp near Butler.

An unidentified white man, who stands 5-foot-6, weighs between 130 and 140 pounds and was seen wearing a red hat with a gray bill and a black shirt with a marijuana leaf on the front -- threw aluminum packets filled with a substance that appeared to be candy to festival patrons Saturday near the water slide area on the Ohio Dreams grounds. Roughly an hour later, the first person experiencing overdose symptoms came to medics and law enforcement for help. After that, Richland County Sheriff's Department Major Joe Masi said, more patrons started coming for help and the packets were discovered to be a common ingredient. All were treated with Narcan and taken to Ohio Health MedCentral Mansfield for further evaluation. Additional EMS units were called to the site.


Benghazi Widow: Hillary's Testimony Is 'Completely Unhinged'

Dorothy Navarez-Woods, widow of Ty Woods, one of the Americans killed in the Benghazi terrorist attack, blasted Hillary Clinton arguing that during the former secretary of state’s testimony before Congress when she said “what difference does it make,” she was “completely unhinged.”

Appearing on the Hugh Hewitt Show on Thursday, Woods said, “To me, there’s a distinct difference between Ty and Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration. That night, American lives were important, the most important thing … to Ty — hat’s how he felt — versus Hillary Clinton, who you know, couldn’t be bothered with it.”

Clinton “dismissed it. She thought of herself,” Woods said. “She thought of what that would look like. And that’s the fundamental difference. Whether or not there were wheels on the ground, on their way, you know, I can’t focus on that. That’s the DOD. That’s way above me. But you know, I am comforted in that I knew that Ty was where he wanted to be, and he did the best he could, and he saved American lives.”

Later in the interview, Woods said that when she met with Clinton, “she said ‘sorry,’ gave me a hug, and that was it.”


‘Balcony Man’ Who Shouted Profanities at Munich Mass Shooter Reportedly Being Investigated for Insulting the Killer

Thomas Salbey has been hailed as the “balcony man” following a video showing him engaged in a shouting match with Ali Sonboly just after the 18 year old shot up a Munich shopping center last month in a deadly rampage.

Salbey heard the first volley of bullets, went to his balcony and spotted the mass shooter running from the scene and reloading his gun. That’s when Salbey, 57, chucked his beer bottle at the killer.

With that Sonboly headed to the roof of a parking garage, and Salbey got into it with him, hollering at the killer and reportedly calling him a “wanker,” a “f***ing asshole,” a “f***ing foreigner” and declaring “your head should be cut off.”

Sonboly argued back, reportedly saying that “because of you I was bullied for 7 years” — and fired several shots at Salbey’s direction. Sonboly later died of a self-inflicted shotgun wound.


DOCUMENTED PROOF: Clinton Camp Caught Breaking Federal Law

Documented proof that the Clinton campaign is coordinating with its Super PACs, including Correct the Record, in direct violation of Federal law—

Trump was mean to a Muslim lawyer who defends Sharia law.
Meanwhile — Hillary Clinton is caught breaking the law again.
Guess who gets the headlines?

This was posted at Reddit on Wednesday and shared with The Gateway Pundit last night.
Hat Tip Steve

This starts with a Hillary Clinton National Committee member by the name of Allida Mae Black!

Are Mysterious Deaths Connected to the Clintons?


June 22, 2016 – John Ashe – Former UN Official Dies Before Testifying in Bribe Scandal With Clinton Donor

June 23, 2016 – Mike Flynn – Founding Editor of Breitbart, whose final article was published the day he died, “Clinton Cash: Bill, Hillary Created Their Own Chinese Foundation in 2014.”

July 10, 2016 – Seth Rich – DNC Employee Shot In The Back While Walking Home

August 1, 2016 – Victor Thorn – Prominent Author, Author of Anti-Clinton Books

August 2, 2016 – Shawn Lucas – Bernie Sanders Supporter Who Served Legal Papers to DNC

Bill Clinton Got Millions from World’s Biggest Sharia Law Education Firm

Former President Bill Clinton collected $5.6 million in fees from GEMS Education, a Dubai-based company that teaches Sharia Law through its network of more than 100 schools in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation.

The company’s finances strictly adhere to “Sharia Finance,” which includes giving “zakat,” a religious tax of which one-eighth of the proceeds is dedicated to funding Islamic jihad.


Report: Hillary Clinton Would Hike Taxes By $1.3 Trillion

Hillary Clinton comes up $2.2 trillion short in paying for her policy agenda, despite hiking taxes by $1.3 trillion, according to a new analysis of the Democratic nominee’s campaign platform.

The American Action Forum, a center-right policy institute, released a report Thursday finding Clinton’s domestic agenda would “have a dramatic effect on the federal budget.”

Gordon Gray, American Action Forum’s director of fiscal policy, based the report on estimates of policy proposals from the Clinton campaign itself, as well as independent analyses from the Tax Policy Center and the Center for a Responsible Federal Budget.


Hillary Clinton pursued by U.S. intelligence agents

On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, WikiLeaks — the courageous international organization dedicated to governmental transparency — exposed hundreds of internal emails circulated among senior staff of the Democratic National Committee during the past 18 months.

At a time when Democratic Party officials were publicly professing neutrality during the party’s presidential primaries, the DNC’s internal emails showed a pattern of distinct bias toward the candidacy of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a marked prejudice toward the candidacy of Sen. Bernie Sanders. Some of the emails were raw in their tone, and some could fairly be characterized as failing to respect Mr. Sanders’ Jewish heritage.

The revelation caused a public uproar during the weekend preceding the opening of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia last week, and it caused the DNC to ask its own chairwoman, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, to resign. When she declined to do so, President Obama personally intervened and implored her to leave. She submitted to the president’s wishes, gave up her public role as chairman of the convention and eventually resigned as chairman of the DNC late last week.



 This story is developing

Performer takes issue with ‘martial law’ on Boardwalk

With litigation still pending on Ocean City’s busker registration process, one Boardwalk performer took to City Hall to air his grievances during Monday night’s session.

Violinist Ion Lucian Ionscu told the Mayor and City Council he had felt that life as an entertainer on the boards had been getting worse in the last few years since officials passed ordinances regulating acts.

“Honestly I feel like I am living under martial law,” he said to the council. “If you look at what the Boardwalk was three years ago, it was wonderful. There was nothing but friends.”

After struggling with the proliferation of Boardwalk performers with acts ranging from spray paint art to pole dancing, the City Council implemented a registration process for buskers for limited spaces on the boards up to Ninth Street in 2015.

Several performers protested the “first come, first serve system” and lodged a federal lawsuit against it. The complaint also lists unnamed Boardwalk businesses owners for “harassing … and acting in a manner to eliminate the performers.”


Black Lives Matter Leader Says The Clintons Use Black People

The leader of the Black Lives Matter movement recently said in an interview that the Clintons use the black community as a way to garner more votes.

Alicia Garza, the founder of Blacks Lives Matter, discussed the Black Lives Matter movement and “systematic racism” in America with Bloomberg Businessweek. In her interview, she claimed that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton does not back up her claims that she cares for the black community.

Garza said that the Clintons routinely use the black community for their own benefit.

“The Clintons use black people for votes, but then don’t do anything for black communities after they’re elected. They use us for photo ops,” Garza said.


Clinton Supporters Agree With Donald Trump Quotes

NYT: Left Wants to Destroy Trump's Movement, Not Just Beat Trump

Democrats have a new goal: not just to defeat Republican nominee Donald Trump in the November election, but also to “destroy” the movement behind him.

The New York Times reports Thursday that Democrats, encouraged by Trump’s struggles to deal with the controversy surrounding Khizr Khan, hope to press their advantage to “squash Mr. Trump’s movement.”

The Times cites David Plouffe, an Obama adviser-turn


Former Va. first lady Maureen McDonnell's corruption conviction overturned

A federal appeals court has thrown out former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's corruption conviction.

Lawyers for McDonnell argued earlier this week that her conviction on federal bribery charges should be overturned in light of the Supreme Court decision vacating her husband former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell's conviction. The couple was tried together in connection with their relationship with a nutritional supplement salesman, although they had different defense teams and their appeals have proceeded separately.

Attorneys on both sides now have until the end of the month to update the court on their negotiations. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia must decide whether to file a brief arguing that a new trial is warranted.




SAN FRANCISCO -- An urgent bulletin is going out to law enforcement Wednesday, warning of a new threat of attacks against officers on the street and in prisons.

It has to do with what's called Black August.

A reporter for KGO-TV - KABC's sister station in San Francisco - obtained the bulletin from a law enforcement source.

The bulletin from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Sacramento Intelligence Unit and the FBI's National Gang Intelligence Center warns of increased risk for violence against prison guards and police officers during Black August.

The prison gang Black Guerilla Family started Black August in the 1970s to honor fallen members.


Yeah, His Popularity Is Dwindling Just Like The MSM Wants you To Believe

Can House Dust Explain Why Amish Protected From Asthma?

CHICAGO (AP) — Forget Fluffy and Fido. Bessie the cow just might make a healthier pet.

That idea stems from new research in two farming-based religious communities that shun modern ways but have dramatically different childhood asthma rates. The goal was to find an explanation for why asthma is so uncommon among Amish communities, where children run barefoot in dairy barns and farm fields, but much higher in the other group.

Blood samples, house dust and mice experiments revealed some tantalizing clues, suggesting something in the dust was protecting the Amish children.

The study was published in Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine . It involved 60 school-aged children — 30 each from an Amish community in Middlebury, Indiana, and from a Hutterite colony near Mitchell, South Dakota. Amish and Hutterites both originated in Europe, share old-style Protestant beliefs and lifestyles and have similar genetic ancestry.


From Credit Cards To Mail-Order Steaks: 87 Companies That Are Taking Away Your Right To Sue

A recent study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that even though most Americans have at least one financial product — checking accounts, credit cards, loans, investment accounts — that use forced arbitration clauses to strip the account-holder of their right to sue, very few of us know about these restrictions or understand what they mean. And as the list we’ve compiled shows, it’s not just banks that are playing the “get out of jail free” card with arbitration.

Arbitration clauses allow companies to force customers with legal disputes out of the courtroom and into the process of private, often confidential, binding arbitration. Some clauses go a step further and say that there will, in most cases, be no actual hearing. Instead, the entire process can take place over the phone or through the exchange of documents.


Report: Hillary Clinton would hike taxes by $1.3 trillion

Hillary Clinton comes up $2.2 trillion short in paying for her policy agenda, despite hiking taxes by $1.3 trillion, according to a new analysis of the Democratic nominee’s campaign platform.

The American Action Forum, a center-right policy institute, released a report Thursday finding Clinton’s domestic agenda would “have a dramatic effect on the federal budget.”

Gordon Gray, American Action Forum’s director of fiscal policy, based the report on estimates of policy proposals from the Clinton campaign itself, as well as independent analyses from the Tax Policy Center and the Center for a Responsible Federal Budget.

Gray found Clinton’s policies for expanding government’s role in family leave and student loans would contribute significantly to the deficit, and in turn a growing national debt that stands at $19.358 trillion.


Obama’s Final Revenge: The Accidental Destruction of Hillary Clinton

She’s forced to defend his legacy and his happy talk. But Americans aren’t happy. 

Hillary Clinton is in serious trouble. She’s not in trouble because of the massive competence of Donald Trump. She’s in trouble because she is terrible at the game her husband invented: the game of “who cares more about people like you.” In March 1992, Bill Clinton met a member of an AIDS-activism group at an event at a nightclub in New York City. Attacked by the activist for not doing enough for AIDS victims, Clinton famously responded, “I feel your pain, I feel your pain.” Clinton’s false empathy led him from victory to victory; he defeated the out-of-touch George H. W. Bush and crushed the oddly self-referential Bob Dole.

But Bill Clinton’s wife is one of the least empathy-driven candidates in the history of politics. She’s manipulating, cynical, and nasty. She’s instinctively defensive, brutally cutting, and utterly cold. 

The polls show it. 

This week’s CNN poll demonstrated that 68 percent of Americans consider Hillary dishonest, and 54 percent think she’s running for personal gain. Fifty-five percent view Hillary unfavorably overall; but only 52 percent view Trump unfavorably. Just 47 percent think he’s running for personal gain. 

A majority of Americans think Trump is running to help America. They think Hillary is running to help Hillary.

University of Chicago Accidentally Proves That Gun Control Laws Don’t Work

The city of Chicago has some of the toughest and strictest gun control laws on the books out of all the major cities in the entire country.

But every day the newspapers and TV stations of Chicago fill the airwaves with devastating reports showing innocent Americans being murdered by criminals carrying guns.

The city is a shining example of how gun control doesn’t stop criminals from obtaining and using guns to commit robbery and murder.

Instead of allowing law abiding Americans the chance to easily acquire a firearm for self-defense, politicians and public officials in Chicago call for harsher anti-gun measures almost daily.

The anti-gun crowd refuses to accept reality and the fact that criminals don’t obey gun control laws. They would rather disarm law abiding citizens who accept and obey the law.

A recent study by the University of Chicago proved this point after conducting a study to figure out how criminals in Chicago were acquiring their firearms.


Two-Party-System Implodes As Top Republicans Formally Support Democrat

The list of Republicans who support Hillary Clinton is growing — quickly … Richard Armitage, Henry Paulson, Brent Scowcroft. Three big-name former George W. Bush administration officials in the past few weeks have announced that they are supporting Hillary Clinton in 2016 — all because Donald Trump is simply a bridge too far for them. –Boston Globe

Trump may be a “bridge too far,” but why are Republicans voting for Hillary Clinton?

In fact, this election has revealed the truth about the US two-party system.

There is only one party: pro-war and pro-technocratic (corporatist).

The fundamental mythology of US politics is that the Democrats are socialist-oriented and Republicans believe in freedom and individual human rights.

But Hillary is corporatist, not socialist.

Meanwhile Trump, whose rhetoric sometimes adopts certain libertarian and free-market overtones, is pilloried by Republican leaders who increasingly state they will vote for Hillary.


Virginia Mayor Richard Silverthorne Gave Meth to Undercover Cops for Sex: Police

The mayor of Fairfax City, Virginia, was arrested early Friday after police say he tried to give methamphetamine to undercover detectives in exchange for sex.

Mayor Richard "Scott" Silverthorne, 50, was nabbed in the parking lot of a Crowne Plaza Hotel as part of a sting operation, the Fairfax County Police Department said in a news release. He was charged with felony distribution of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

The operation began in late July, when the department's Organized Crime and Narcotics Division received a tip about a meth distributor.

The suspect — later identified as Silverthorne — was allegedly distributing meth through a website used to arrange casual sex between men, Fairfax County Capt. Jack Hardin said at a news conference. He declined to name the site.


Trump Meets with Six Gold Star Families about National Security

Republican nominee Donald Trump met with six Gold Star families before his campaign rally in Jacksonville, Florida Wednesday night.

“I just visited with some incredible folks…some really amazing Gold Star families,” Trump told roughly 16,000 people at his campaign rally in Jacksonville, Florida. “Incredible people.”
Trump in Jacksonville, Florida, says he met with six Gold Star families backstage. He calls them "incredible people."
Trump’s meeting with Gold Star families comes after he received backlash from the Khans, a Gold Star family of a Muslim American soldier who was killed in combat.
“Trump then claimed that one of the family members handed him a campaign contribution in the form of a check,” according to CNN.

“He said, ‘It’s more money than we can afford, but I want you to have it for your campaign,'” Trump recalled.

Paul Sperry: Khzir Khan Is a ‘World-Renowned Expert on Sharia, Not the Constitution’

New York Post columnist and former Hoover Institution media fellow Paul Sperry appeared on Wednesday’s Breitbart News Daily with SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon to discuss his column for Breitbart News, “Khizr Khan Believes the Constitution ‘Must Always Be Subordinated to the Sharia.’”

“It turns out that we were conned by Khan,” Perry quipped. “His past Islamic writings reveal his support for sharia, and extreme sharia enforcers, which totally contradicts his support for the Constitution he waved in all our faces at the Democratic convention.”

“Specifically, in a book review I unearthed from the ’80s, Khan praises a Pakistani mullah — of course, Khan is an immigrant from Pakistan — he praises this Pakistani mullah who advocates for the enforcement of barbaric sharia punishments, like floggings, amputations, and beheadings, for those who violate Islamic laws,” Sperry said.


Israeli holidaymaker reveals horror of Somali Russell Square carnage

The Somali-born man accused of stabbing an American citizen to death and injuring five others in the Russell Square attack was a 'quiet, shy pupil who was bullied at his London secondary school', MailOnline can reveal.

Zakaria Bulhan, 19, moved to the UK from Norway in 2002, and was said to be suffering possible 'mental health issues' when he allegedly began silently stabbing his unsuspecting victims in a busy London street.

His former friends from Graveney School in Tooting, south London, have now revealed how Chelsea football fan Bulhan was a quiet boy who was bullied in the early stages of secondary school.

One friend said: ‘He was quite quiet, but had friends. He was a little bullied but nothing too extreme.’


Congressman Andy Harris Announces Information on Military Service Academy Nominations

Deadline to apply for a nomination from Congressman Harris is November 1, 2016

Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Military Service Academies nomination applications are now available for those wishing to join the class of 2021. Congressman Harris will nominate some of the finest young men and women from the First Congressional District for appointments to the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies. The Coast Guard Academy does not require a congressional nomination, though Congressman Harris will recommend interested applicants on a case-by-case basis. Those fortunate enough to gain admission to a U.S. Service Academy will receive one of the finest college educations in the nation.

Admission is based on SAT/ACT scores, class rank, physical aptitude scores, extracurricular activities, athletic abilities, and medical examinations. Academies accept applications on a rolling basis beginning in September. Final acceptance is also contingent upon receiving a nomination from an authorized source such as one's congressman or senator.

The deadline to apply for a nomination from Congressman Harris is November 1, 2016. Any resident of the First District between the age of 17 and 23 is encouraged to apply. Interviews will be conducted by Congressman Harris’ Military Academy Review Board, which is made up of veterans and reservists of the United States military. Interviews will be conducted in the fall, and the Service Academies will be notified of Congressman Harris’ nominations by December 30.

To request a nomination application, please visit or call the Salisbury District Office at 443-944-8624.

Attacker ‘Somali’; Victim American Woman in 60s

One woman has been killed and five people have been injured “Somali Origin” man with a knife attacked people, apparently at random, in the busy area of Bloomsbury in Central London.

Update 1200 — Attacker of “Somali Origin”

Metropolitan Police have given some more details on the attacker and victims, including the nationality of the killer — Norwegian — and his heritage which is described as “Somali Origin”. Police are still emphasising that they do not believe the attack was motivated by terror, and there are no indications of radicalisation. The attack has been described as “random and spontaneous”.

The murdered woman, described as being in her 60’s has been identified as an American citizen. Those injured are British, American, Australian, and Israeli.

The story so far:

Extra armed officers have been deployed in a high visibility precautionary role this morning after police received reports of a man attacking people in Russel Square at 10:33pm yesterday evening. Officers responded to the incident within five minutes of the first call according to a Metropolitan Police statement. Discharging a Taser stun-gun, officers were able to arrest the attacker.

The arrival of officers and ambulance crews were not fast enough to save the life of one victim, a woman described to be in her 60’s who was pronounced dead at the scene. A body bag was observed to be removed from Russel Square in the early hours of this morning.

Another woman and four men were injured and as of this morning two have been discharged from hospital, suggesting they had relatively light injuries.


Quote of the Day

"There is another class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays." —Booker T. Washington, freed slave, educator, orator


Zika vaccines work in monkeys

Three experimental Zika vaccines protected monkeys against infection from the virus, an encouraging sign as research moves into studies in people.

The success in monkeys, which involved a traditional vaccine and two more cutting-edge ones, "brings us one step closer to a safe and effective Zika vaccine," said Dr. Dan Barouch of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. "But of course, there's a lot more work to do."

Barouch and others reported the results in a paper released Thursday by the journal Science. One of the vaccines is expected to enter preliminary human studies this year.

At least two other vaccines have reached that point already. Inovio Pharmaceuticals announced last week that it had injected its first participant. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases gave its first vaccine Tuesday. Both studies focus on assessing vaccine safety.

Efforts to develop a vaccine began after a massive Zika outbreak last year in Brazil, which showed that infection of pregnant women can harm fetal brain development.

In the monkey study, one vaccine followed the traditional approach, using a dead Zika virus to train the body for fighting off infection. It was injected into eight rhesus monkeys and followed by a booster shot a month later. A month after the booster, the monkeys got a dose of Zika virus.

None showed any sign of the virus in their blood for the week they were followed. In contrast, eight other monkeys that had gotten a sham vaccine became infected.


‘Like a Drug Cartel Transaction’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) on Wednesday likened the manner in which the Obama administration paid $400 million to Iran on the day five imprisoned Americans were released to a “drug cartel transaction.”

Speaking to Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren, Cotton described the incident last January as “$400 million in small unmarked bills, flying into Iran on a unmarked aircraft, like it was a drug cartel transaction, not a legitimate negotiation between two governments.”

The administration maintains that the $400 million it paid to Iran was settlement of an unresolved claim dating back to the 1979 Islamic revolution, plus an agreed $1.3 billion in interest.

It has consistently denied that the payment amounted to a “ransom” for the Americans, or indeed was linked in any way to their release – or to the simultaneous implementation of the nuclear deal struck with Iran in drawn-out multilateral negotiations.

Although the administration made no secret of the settlement payout at the time, it did not disclose how the transaction took place. The Wall Street Journal reported this week that foreign currency banknotes to the equivalent of $400 million were packed on a pallet and flown to Tehran in an unmarked aircraft.

Cotton, a longstanding critic of the nuclear deal, said the U.S. would be unable to trace the “cold, hard cash” or determine what it’s being used for. But he recalled that even White House press secretary Josh Earnest has acknowledged that Iran could use the money it has to sponsor terrorism.


Prominent Anti-Hillary Clinton Researcher, FOUND DEAD at 54!

American Free Press contributor Victor Thorn, 54, a long-time researcher and critic of Hillary and Bill Clinton, has been found dead. Police reports indicate he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The author of more than 20 books, he was best known for the Clinton trilogy, “three definitive works that delved into the history of the power couple including their sordid scandals, Bill Clinton’s sexual assaults of multiple women, and the drug running out of Mena, Arkansas while Clinton was governor of the state.”


Compensating Differences

What economists call an ability to make "compensating differences" is a valuable tool in everyone's arsenal. If people are prohibited from doing so, they are always worse off. You say, "Williams, I never heard of compensating differences. What are they?"

Jimmy Soul's 1963 hit song, "If You Wanna Be Happy," explained the concept of compensating differences. His lyrics went: "If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pretty woman your wife. So from my personal point of view, get an ugly girl to marry you." His point was that an ugly woman would treat you better. But more importantly, a less attractive woman's willingness to compensate for her differences enables her to effectively compete with a pretty woman.

It goes the other way around, too. I've presented people with the following scenario: Suppose you saw a fat, ugly cigar-smoking old man married to a beautiful young woman. What kind of prediction would you make about the man's income? Everybody I've asked guesses that he would have a high income. The fat, ugly cigar-smoking old man would essentially be telling the beautiful young woman, "I can't compete for your hand the same way a guy like Williams can, so I'm going to offset my handicap by offering you a higher price."

Some might view it as unfair that a fat, ugly cigar-smoking old man could not win a pretty woman's hand on the same terms as a handsome man. Suppose they enacted a law saying beautiful women cannot treat fat, ugly cigar-smoking old men any differently than they treat handsome men. Then what would happen to the probability of a fat, ugly cigar-smoking old man's marrying a beautiful woman? Most people would guess that it would go to zilch. What the law would do would be to remove the less preferred man's most effective tool for competing with the more preferred man.

There are many real-world examples of compensating differences..

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Libertarian Candidates Expose Themselves as Anti-Trump Shills for Hillary Clinton

Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson and his running mate William Weld exposed themselves as shills for Democrat Hillary Clinton during an extensive primetime town hall with CNN’s Anderson Cooper.

Weld defended Hillary Clinton on her private email scandal and played attack dog on Donald Trump.

Johnson seemed sleepy, but he answered a question at length about THC amounts in marijuana and another from a young man asking about legalized prostitution. Johnson only lightly and perfunctorily criticized Clinton, instead focusing most of his low-energy attacks on Trump. He also revealed a personal gluten allergy and said that he himself would not patronize the services of prostitutes.

These two marginal politicians are clearly enjoying the spotlight that the pro-Clinton media are finally giving them in their effort to stop Trump. (Something tells me the folks at CNN have not secretly been reading Reason magazine all these years.)

The Johnson-Weld team seems to think that libertarianism is mostly about admitting as many immigrants to the United States as possible. This is a far cry from Ron Paul’s pro-borders libertarian movement of a few years ago. The libertarian movement has shifted to the progressive globalist Left.

Bill Weld has called Clinton “by and large a good secretary of state,” and Johnson has called her “a wonderful public servant.”


Dem Launches Petition to Force Donald Trump Psychiatric Exam

Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) has launched an online petition to force the Republican Party to submit presidential nominee Donald Trump to a psychiatric evaluation.

The petition at reads, in part:

"Donald Trump is dangerous for our country. His impulsiveness and lack of control over his own emotions are of concern. It is our patriotic duty to raise the question of his mental stability to be the commander in chief and leader of the free world. Mr. Trump appears to exhibit all the symptoms of the mental disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Mental health professionals need to come forward and urge the Republican party to insist that their nominee has an evaluation to determine his mental fitness for the job. It is entirely possible that some individuals with NPD can successfully function in many careers, but not the Presidency of the United States... "

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How many of you remember your first car - especially those of you who grew up in the 50’s and 60’s? I remember mine well. My father and grandfather went halves on it for my graduation from Wi-Hi in 1961. I wanted a ’57, either a Ford or Chevy, because they were more stylish with their rear fins. Being a wiser and more practical man, my father found this ’56 Ford at Oliphant’s Chevrolet. At the time, a ’57 was priced at around $1295. This Ford was priced at $895. The price was $200 higher than most ‘56’s were going for because it only had 19,059 miles and was in great shape. It had belonged to two little old ladies (honestly) from Fruitland. They had bought it for their nephew and he only had it for 6 months before he gave it back to them for the same reason I didn’t like it at first – four door, automatic transmission and not very fast at all. But as any 17-year old, I was glad to get anything to call my own.

In those days, there was a saying that was going around that “if it didn’t run, chrome it”. I then began the transformation of a dowdy Ford into something with which I could be identified. My father was very understanding and said I could do anything I wanted with one exception. I couldn’t put a name on the side. In fact, he was more than supportive. Being an engineer at Wayne Pump he loved coming up with ideas for my car. The first thing we did was remove all the metal that was removable from the inside of the car. This included all the window frames, ash trays and the metal piece around the steering column that housed the letters that showed you what gear you were in. He then took all these pieces to the plant and had them dipped in the acid tank in the paint department, reducing them to bare metal. I then took them to Peninsula Goslee and they chrome plated them all for the princely sum of $35.

Next on the schedule was a trip to Wilmington for a set of Rayco seat covers. I had them custom made so that they looked like rolled and pleated leather, but they were actually pressed naugahyde. They looked great. In doing this article, I couldn’t even find “naugahyde” in the dictionary, so I guess that is something else that has passed like so many other things into the great abyss of “long-ago America”.

One of Pop’s best ideas was the rear deck. Since most of them were made out of cardboard and suffered the effects of the sun, he decided that mine should be made of rigidized stainless steel. This material had passed the weather test on the side of many a Sunoco pump, so he took my wrinkled up piece of cardboard and had the engineering lab cut one out to the exact dimensions. It looked fabulous and I was very proud of Pop for coming up with that idea.

Several other additions were custom Dodge four bar spinner wheel covers, “lake pipes” behind the front wheels that really sounded great when the caps were removed, glass pack mufflers and several other cosmetic changes. The monogram pictured above was also made in the Wayne engineering lab and replaced the “Ford” emblem on the dash compartment door. Even though it never “ran”, it was my signature possession and I loved it for the five years that I owned it.

I Guess Only The Blogs Will Tell The Truth

Annual County Fair Returns Next Weekend

SNOW HILL — For those looking for some free fun during a summer of spending or anyone who would like to spend the day walking along the scenic Pocomoke River, the 2016 Worcester County Fair will be held Aug. 12-14.

The fair will be held in Snow Hill’s Byrd Park across 12 acres that stretch along the Pocomoke River.

Dogs are welcome providing that they are kept leashed. Dog-friendly activities are also planned for the fair.

Friday and Saturday’s fair hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. The fair on Sunday kicks off early at 8 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

At the county fair, there are 32 classes one can register for.


Interesting Transfer

SHA to close Rt. 113 lanes overnight for road expansion

Four overnight closings of Route 113 near Newark will be necessary as work on the dual highway conversion continues, with the first closure scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 9.

According to the State Highway Administration, detours will be in place overnight from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., and each job will involve the excavation and removal of old stormwater management pipes, as well as the installation of new pipe up to 72 inches in diameter.

Three installations will be just south of Langmaid Road, and the fourth installation will take place north of Basket Switch Road. Divers will use that street as well as Newark Road as bypasses.

The SHA measured the detours at about one mile each.

Electronic signs as well as detour notices have been in place along the affected area for about a week now.


Good Question

Question Of The Day 8-6-16

Did you watch the opening ceremony of the Olympics?  

Many people are complaining about the amount of commercials that were aired.

Very Interesting, Don't You Think?

Is It Worth It?

Breaking Down The Facts

Mr. Obama, Can You Spare Some Real CHANGE!

Yeah, You Just Keep Voting For Democrats

More Reality

LA Times Admits: Media Ditching Objectivity to Attack Trump

Trump signals the end of establishment media

The mainstream media can no longer report the news rationally because they’ve ditched objectivity to fight Donald Trump, the LA Times admitted.

LA Times contributor Justin Raimondo said the media that’s attacking Trump “may soon find themselves covering Trump’s inauguration” because the public’s trust in the mainstream media is at an all-time low.

“Any objective observer of the news media’s treatment of Trump can certainly conclude that reporters are taking a side in this election — and they don’t have to be wearing a button that says ‘I’m with her’ for this to be readily apparent,” he wrote. “The irony is that the media’s Trump bashing may wind up having the exact opposite of its intended effect.”


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