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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Watch the video..........around the 6 minute mark. He says he comes from Kenya

And who is laughing now, America? Obama and all his minions are because they have taken America on a path to destruction and it seems he will never be brought to account, not even by this administration.

Don't blame just the Democrats, America. Every single Republican representative who didn't deal with this usurper demonstrated that they don't have the spine to abide by the Constitution and deal with people like Barack Hussein Obama Soetoro Sobarkah.

On Saturday, at a foreign speech at the opening of the Sauti Kuu Resource Centre a, “multi-million-shilling youth center built by his half-sister Auma Obama" in Kogelo, Kenya Obama declared, “Now, three years ago, I visited Kenya as the first sitting American President to come from Kenya."

“When I was president it was a little bit harder to get up here cause my plane didn’t fit the tarmac up here," he continued. “While three years ago my sister Auma introduced me before I gave a speech, today I’m really coming as a brother, as a citizen of the world, as someone with a connection to Africa to talk about the importance of what she’s doing but also to create a larger context for what’s possible."


Delaware State Fair vendors ordered to remove Confederate flags

At least two Delaware State Fair vendors selling Confederate flags and items adorned with the divisive symbol were ordered Monday to remove those products from their inventory.

"We adopted a policy two years ago that bars our vendors from selling anything that can be found offensive," fair spokesman Danny Aguilar said. "The Confederate flag is specifically listed as an example."

Despite that policy, handkerchiefs, T-shirts, hats, belt buckles and blankets bearing the Confederate flag were being sold at vendor booths just inside the fair's main entrance and along the Midway.

Officials took action only after The News Journal asked about the fair's policy. A few Confederate flag items were still being sold by some vendors hours after Aguilar said the items would be removed.

"We don't go through every vendor's inventory but if it's hanging in the front of a stand, we should identify that and ask for it to be removed," Aguilar said. "Our staff is sweeping through them now and it takes a little while to do that."


Baltimore City Officer Arrested on Drug Charges

BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- Baltimore City Police announced the arrest of an officer Wednesday.

Interim Commissioner Tuggle briefed the media on the arrest of the officer, charged with drug trafficking in Baltimore County.

Officer Spencer Moore was arrested Tuesday night on drug charges. He is a 14-year-veteran of the police department.

Police say the charges stemmed from the distribution of prescription drugs.

Tuesday Baltimore County police officers were in the area of the 1600-block of Forrest Park Avenue, when they observed a man, later identified as Spencer Moore driving a silver Lexus. Officers say they saw Moore get out of the Lexus and walk up to a white Chevrolet pickup truck in the same parking lot. They say Moore handed an object to the driver of the pickup truck and then started to walk back to the Lexus.


To Serve And Protect

Fake News: Rachel Maddow Falsely Claims White House Edited Putin Tape

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow opened her show Tuesday with what she thought was another devastating scandal for the White House. According to her expert analysis, President Donald Trump’s administration edited out a question from a Reuters journalist asking whether Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted Trump to win the 2016 election during their meeting on July 16 in Helsinki.

The problem for Maddow: That didn’t happen.

“We can report tonight that the White House video of that exchange has also skilfully cut out that question from the Reuters reporter as if it didn’t happen,” Maddow said.


DMV worker slept for three hours every day over four years

A DMV employee slept at her desk for at least three hours a day over the course of four years right in front of her bosses - but hasn't been sacked.

The woman, who is employed as a data entry worker in California, had to be woken up between three and four times each day by her supervisor but was never disciplined, a report by the State Auditor found.

She finished less than half of the tasks assigned to her each day leaving others to pick up the slack, while colleagues said what work she did complete was riddled with errors.


‘Didn’t Really Think It Through’: Maxine Waters Rips Dems Who Want To Abolish ICE

Democratic California Rep. Maxine Waters on Wednesday took a shot at fellow Democrats who want to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which is tasked with enforcing the nation’s immigration laws.

Democrats who want to abolish ICE — a deeply unpopular political position — “didn’t really think it through,” Waters said at CNBC’s Capital Exchange Breakfast. Her comments werefirst reported by left-wing website Vox.

“Those people who decided and took the position that it had to be abolished did not think it through in ways that said it has to be reformed,” Waters said.

“They didn’t really think it through and talk about it in a way that made good sense to people,” the congresswoman added.


Mississippi governor says his wife is armed and ready for burglars

Mississippi's governor has a warning for burglars: His wife is armed and waiting.

Republican governor Phil Bryant said on Tuesday night that he and his wife Deborah experienced a robbery at their farm in Copiah County.

'Had a burglary at our little farm in Copiah County,' the 63-year-old tweeted.

'Asked the First Lady not to go down until we find the perpetrators. Her response: I'm taking my AR down and waiting on their a***s!!!!'

Bryant and his wife own nearly 19 acres in Copiah County, about 50 miles southwest of Jackson.

The governor's spokesman referred questions on Wednesday to the Copiah County sheriff, who did not immediately return a call.


Hogan Administration Announces Statewide Response Efforts for Potential Conowingo Dam Impacts

Governor Urges Marylanders to Avoid Port Deposit

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (July 26, 2018) —
Governor Larry Hogan has directed state agencies to work together to keep Marylanders safe and informed following continued flooding. Due to large amounts of rainfall, the Conowingo Dam has announced the opening of spill gates. Significant amounts of rain and water flow in the Susquehanna River have prompted this response.

Port Deposit Mayor, Wayne L. Tome Sr., has called for a voluntary evacuation in Port Deposit in Cecil County. Port Deposit officials had stated that those without transportation should report to the Town Hall for a shuttle. The Bainbridge Elementary School, located at 41 Preston Drive, Port Deposit, MD., will serve as a receiving center for residents without shelter options.

"Maryland state agencies are actively engaged and working around the clock to provide any support needed to Port Deposit and the areas surrounding the Conowingo Dam,” said Governor Hogan. “I urge all local residents to put safety first and heed all warnings from local officials. Our administration is committed to doing all that we can to ensure Marylanders remain safe and impacted communities are able to recover from this severe weather.”

State agencies are supporting the local response as this event unfolds. MEMA advises the public, especially those living in and around Port Deposit to be vigilant during this event, and to:

Hot New Idea From Democrats: We Should Be Compensating Illegal Aliens

Now that Democrats have fully embraced an open border agenda heading into the 2018 midterm elections, they're adding another goody into the mix.

According to New York Democrat Joe Crowley, who just lost his House seat to a 28-year-old socialist, Americans should be compensating illegal aliens who cross into the United States.

"I suggest they need to be compensated for what this administration did," Donnelly said during the Democrats' weekly news conference Wednesday.

He was referring to the Trump administration's zero tolerance border enforcement and prosecution policies.


How NOT To Steam Crabs

House Republicans introduce articles of impeachment against Rosenstein

A group of 11 House Republicans introduced five articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Wednesday evening.

The impeachment articles accuse Rosenstein of intentionally withholding documents and information from Congress, failure to comply with congressional subpoenas and abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

It was not immediately clear whether the House of Representatives would consider the resolution before lawmakers begin the August recess Thursday afternoon. The House will reconvene Sept. 4.

The resolution states it will be "referred to the Committee," meaning the Judiciary Committee, for further review. That language suggests the full House will not immediately consider the articles of impeachment.

The articles were introduced by Reps. Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Jim Jordan of Ohio, the chairman and a prominent member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus.


Maryland Fishing Report

Maryland Fishing Report: July 25

Photo of woman holding blueline tilefish
Jane Millman made time to go fishing with friends off Ocean City and holds up a beautiful blueline tilefish she caught. Photo by Kevin Thomas
We all face daily challenges that tug at how we spend the dear time that is given to us. All anglers and outdoor enthusiasts know how hard it is to follow their favorite pursuits.
Summer is fleeting, make time.

Weekly Fishing Conditions Forecast Summary: July 25-31
Rain, rain, go away! The recent deluge in the Chesapeake Bay watershed has dropped more than 6 inches of rain in many places. On a positive note, the storms have cooled bay waters 3 to 5 degrees to 78 degrees, while we’re seeing a recharging of oxygen to more of the water column. This will allow cool water-seeking gamefish more places to travel, and provide them some temporary relief from the stressful pre-storm conditions. On the flip side, these heavy rains will quickly cloud bay waters with muddy runoff and in some cases, floating debris.
Maryland Department of Natural Resourcesmonitoring crews are on the water this week to capture post-event conditions, and we’ll report on them next week. There will be above-average tidal currents all week as a result of the upcoming full moon July 28.
For the full weekly fishing conditions summary and more detailed and up-to-date fishing conditions in your area of the bay, be sure to check out Eyes on the Bay’s Click Before You Cast.

Upper Chesapeake Bay
Striped bass continue to be corralled at the upper bay shoals in the general area of Swans Point north to Pooles Island and the water quality situation is not getting any better for striped bass. Low dissolved oxygen levels in deeper parts of the bay have driven them on these shoal areas where the salinity is low, dissolved oxygen is minimal and water temperatures approach the upper limits that they can tolerate. Generally speaking this is a trauma trifecta for the striped bass.

Photo of two women with their catch of striped bass
Allison Lorden and Mary Beth Whalen hold up two striped bass they caught while drifting peeler crab baits. Photo by Donald Lorden

The fishing has been good for those chumming and chunking, and many anglers report that setting up a chum slick is not necessary, since the fish are so concentrated in a small area. Unfortunately in these conditions, catch-and-release stress mortalities and skin lesions will become more common. Anglers are urged to release all striped bass in the water and not to handle them out of the water. Anglers should keep releases at a minimum and not practice catch-and-release after collecting their two-fish limit.
Channel catfish are very common in the area and baits that rest on the bottom will certainly catch their attention.
There is a little bit of trolling action for striped bass near the shoal areas and the mouths of the region’s tidal rivers. Action tends to be best in the early morning; the shallower areas offer the best opportunities, and gold spoons and chartreuse bucktails tend to be a favorite. Runoff from recent rain will cause stained waters. There continues to be some striped bass action near the mouth of the Patapsco for thosejiggingtrolling or drifting near structure.
The Conowingo Dam will experience large water releases due to runoff coming down the Susquehanna from Pennsylvania and daytime power generation. There continues to be a good shallow water striped bass bite in the area of the Susquehanna Flats and surrounding shorelines. Topwater lures tend to be a favorite and most will agree the action is over once the sun clears the horizon.
Fishing for white perch in the tidal rivers has been very good and is being enjoyed by those casting small lures along shorelines in the early morning and late evening hours. Small spinnerbaits, spinners and jigs tend to be favorite choices. In deeper waters, bloodworms, grass shrimp or peeler crab are good choices to use on a bottom rig. The size grade of the white perch is exceptional this year.
There continues to be good fishing for striped bass at Bay Bridge piers and recently the rock piles. The striped bass tend to be suspended at 15 to 20 feet and can be caught by chumming, chunking, live lining or jigging. The best striped bass fishing near the piers tends to be on the eastern side of the bridge in about 16 feet of water. The western side of the bridge is holding white perch in about 15 feet.
Middle Bay
Photo of striped bass being held with fish grabber
Photo by Keith Lockwood

Striped bass fishing tends to be overshadowed by the action in the upper bay but there are some local opportunities. At some shallower edges at Thomas Point and the Diamonds at the mouth of the Choptank there is some early morning chumming and live lining action. The edge off Tilghman Point in Eastern Bay has been another spot to check. There are places like this all over the middle bay region, where striped bass are moving up into the shallows looking for something to eat and then retreating to waters as deep as suitable dissolved oxygen levels allow them to go – usually around 15 feet.
Trolling can be an option near the mouths of the tidal rivers along the shallower edges in the early morning. Bucktailsdressed with sassy shads, gold spoons and diving crankbaits have been good choices to troll with.
The early morning shallow water striped bass fishery continues to be a good way to get in some light tackle striped bass action. This fishery usually shuts down when the sun cracks the horizon so it means getting out there before dawn. Topwater lures remain one of the more fun ways to fish but swimbaits and crankbaits can also be effective.
Fishing for white perch has been good in the tidal rivers of the middle bay region and the grade of perch has been very nice. Casting small lures with light tackle in the early morning and late evening hours along shoreline structure has been a great way to catch a mess of perch. Fishing with grass shrimp, bloodworms or peeler crab in deeper waters near docks and oyster bottom has also been good. Spot can be found in the lower Choptank River on hard bottom inside of Black Walnut Point, in Eastern Bay and in the Little Choptank.
Photo of reef Balls being lowered into position
Photo by Alison Colden, Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and their partners, including the department’s Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative, have launched a volunteer anglers’ survey/tournament at the “Winchester Lump” experimental reef ball site in the Severn River. The tournament is free and is underway, running from from July 15 to Nov. 1, with bi-weekly prize drawings, overall prizes and special awards for first fish and most trips logged. 
Lower Bay
Chumming for striped bass has been steadily improving at the rock piles north of Point Lookout and the mouth of the Potomac River. The channel edge extending from St. Clements down past St. George Island has also been a great place to chum or live line spot. Spot are fairly plentiful now in the lower Patuxent and St. Mary’s River, so live lining spot is a great alternative to chumming. Small bluefish are beginning to show up in the region and attracted by chum slicks.
Casting topwater lures and crankbaits near shoreline structure in the early morning and late evening has been a great way to fish for striped bass. The best opportunities are in the early morning hours before the sun rises above the horizon. The lower Patuxent and St Mary’s rivers are two of the best places to try shallow water casting on the western side of the bay. Fishing for large white perch in these same areas has been very good for those using a variety of small lures.
On the eastern side of the bay from Hoopers Island south to Pocomoke Sound there is a minimal amount of shallow water striped bass being caught that are over 19 inches, but most are coming up short. A few speckled trout and small bluefish can be part of the mix at times.
Photo of man and his grandsons with their bushel of crabs.
Jim Livingston shows off a nice bushel of crabs he caught in the middle bay region while his grandchildren ham it up behind him. Photo courtesy of Jim Livingston.
Bottom fishing for a mix of croaker and spot has been good in the lower Patuxent River and the Cornfield Harbor areas. A little farther up the Patuxent, fishing for white perch has been good over some of the deeper oyster bars. Blue catfish will always be part of the mix.
Fishing for a mix of croaker, spot and white perch has been good from Hoopers Island to Pocomoke Sound. Bloodworms have been the best bait for catching spot and peeler crab baits work well for croaker and white perch. Small bluefish are becoming more common and flounder can be found at times along hard channel edges.
There have been a few reports of cobia being caught near the Target Ship by those chumming, but the most steady cobia action remains below Smith Point. A few Spanish mackerel are being caught by those trolling small silver spoons near Smith Point and large red drum have been seen near the Middle Grounds.
Recreational crabbing continues to pick up speed in all three regions of Chesapeake Bay. In the upper bay anticipated catches have gone from zero to being able to catch a few dozen to a half bushel of crabs. In the middle bay region most are able to catch a full bushel per outing and the very best crabbing has been occurring in the lower bay’s tidal rivers and creeks. Fresh chicken necks have been a good bait to use in collapsible crab traps and trot lines and razor clams continue to reign supreme as the best bait. 
Freshwater Fishing
Fishermen in the western region have been finding relief from the oppressive summer heat by taking to their favorite waters to try a little fishing. The higher water conditions and warm water temperatures have made for some interesting fishing conditions on the many trout streams in the region. Fly fishermen have been enjoying finesse fishing with light fly tackle.
Photo of man holding a largemouth bass
Smiley Hsu managed to entice this nice largemouth bass up from the depths of the Potomac River recently. Photo courtesy of Smiley Hsu
Anglers at Deep Creek Lake are catching largemouth bass in the grass beds in the deeper cove areas in the early morning and late evening. Buzzbaits and poppers are good topwater lures for this type of fishing right in the grass. Largemouth and smallmouth bass are going for shade and cool water temperatures during the heat of the day. This means deeper waters and the shade of a floating dock or over hanging tree. Anglers try to make it as easy as they can for these lounging bass and will often use a wacky rigged plastic worm and twitch it right in front of their face.
Recent rains in the region predict the upper Potomac River to crest at about 7 inches, so fishing on the upper Potomac could be dangerous. More rain is expected so conditions could even be more severe by the end of the week.
Photo of man holding gar
Photo courtesy of Andrew Tackish
Largemouth bass are reacting to the summer heat much like we do and are most active during the cooler parts of the nights and tend to conserve energy during the heat of the day. This of course means getting out early in the morning to catch the tail end of the night time feeding activity. Casting topwater lures in the shallower areas near grass and shoreline structure is an exciting way to target largemouth bass. As the sun rises in the sky the bass can be expected to find refuge from the heat under thick grass in deeper waters, deep structure or shade under fallen tree tops or docks. When largemouth bass are lounging in these areas it can take some enticing to get them to pick up a bait. Small baits such as stick worms and soft plastics often have to be twitched and allowed to sit right in front of a fish’s face. Largemouth bass tend to be lazy during the heat of the day and pickups will be subtle.
Channel catfish offer some peaceful fishing opportunities since they inhabit most all of the tidal rivers. They tend to be holding deep this time of the year and often the best fishing is in the evenings. Fresh cut bait tends to be one of the best and longest lasting baits to use since nightcrawlers tend to attract the attention of everyone from minnows to perch. Blue catfish are in great abundance in the Potomac River and are spreading fast through all of the state’s tidal rivers. The Potomac, Patuxent and Nanticoke rivers have large populations and offer plenty of action and the smaller ones offer fine table fare. Northern snakeheads have spread throughout the Chesapeake Bay system and places like the black water creeks of Dorchester and Somerset counties on the Eastern Shore as well as the tidal Potomac offer plenty of opportunity. Buzzbaits tend to be the best lure to use in the grassy areas.
Honorable mention for big fish of the week goes to bowfisher Andrew Tackish with a 47-inch, 13.84-poundgar caught in Charles County. It does not qualify as a state record since it was shot with bow, and is lighter than the rod-and-reel record of 17 pounds. This is still an impressive catch, since it was shot near the surface from a distance of 25 feet. Nice shot, Andrew!
Atlantic Ocean and Coastal Bays
Photo of man holding a flounder
Photo courtesy of David Beach

Recent windy conditions have tended to put a damper on fishing outside the inlet but surf fishing and back bay fishing has been good. Kingfish are being caught in the mornings on bloodworms or small cut baits in the surf. Small bluefish, spot, flounder and blowfish tend to round out the small specie mix. Sting rays and inshore sharks are present to entertain anyone casting out larger baits in the evenings.
At the inlet, sheepshead, triggerfish and tautog are being caught at the south jetty and to a lesser extent at the north jetty. Flounder are always moving through the inlet, and at night striped bass and bluefish are being caught.
Flounder fishing has been good in the back bay channels, water temperatures have been warm and water clarity good. Traditional squid and minnow baits are catching plenty of flounder, but some of the largest are being caught on white mullet Gulp baits.
Outside the inlet, there are still some Spanish mackerel being caught on some of the nearshore shoal areas by trolling silver spoons. Private recreational anglers need not worry but charter boat captains are reminded that they need to acquire a federal permit if fishing for Spanish or king mackerel farther out than 3 miles.
Conditions have been pretty rough outside the inlet, with windy and choppy conditions prevailing through the best part of this week. It has been too rough for most anyone to venture outside the inlet since before the weekend. Before the windy and rough conditions began there was some exciting action, which will be available once the ocean calms down. A few cobia have been showing up on some of the shoals and a couple of nice ones were landed before the weekend. Drifting live eels or sight casting live eels is the most popular way to catch them.
The fishing at the wreck and reef sites received a real shot in the arm with the arrival of flounder at the sites. Sea bass fishing has been a bit slow so the opportunity to catch some nice flounder has been putting smiles on everyone’s faces. The flounder will be waiting when the ocean calms down.
Before conditions became so rough a nice mix of offshore species were being caught. Chicken dolphin were holding near weed lines and lobster pot buoys out near the canyons. White and blue marlin were being caught along with yellowfin and bigeye tuna. Deep drop fishing has been good for a mix of large sea bass, blueline tilefish and golden tilefish.

“The chief difference between big-game fishing and weightlifting is that weightlifters never clutter up their library walls with stuffed barbells.” — Ed Zern, 1947

Photo of Keith Lockwood with fishABOUT THE AUTHOR Keith Lockwood has been writing the Fishing Report since 2003 and has had a long career as a fisheries research biologist since 1973. Over the course of his career he has studied estuarine fishery populations, ocean species, and over a decade long study of bioaccumulation of chemicals in aquatic species in New Jersey. Upon moving to Oxford on the eastern shore of Maryland; research endeavors focused on a variety of catch-and-release studies as well as other fisheries related research at the Cooperative Oxford Laboratory. Education and outreach to the fishing public has always been an important component to the mission of these studies. Keith is an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing, bird dogs, family and life on the eastern shore of Maryland.​​​

Yes, Heat Waves Are a Part of Nature

As often happens when extreme weather hits, the media is featuring excited claims that the July heat wave is due to man-made climate change. But it isn’t. These events are easily explained as natural phenomena, yet a major practice used by those exploiting climate and environment for a political agenda involves claiming natural events are unnatural.

The Guardian is a familiar source of these stories. In “Heatwave sees record high temperatures around world this week” (July 13), the Guardian’s global environment editor Jonathan Watts writes:

Record high temperatures have been set across much of the world this week as an unusually prolonged and broad heatwave intensifies concerns about climate change.

On June 28, the Washington, D.C.-based group Public Citizen, through two members of the Public Citizen’s Climate and Energy Program,issued a “NOTE TO REPORTERS AND EDITORIAL BOARDS” with this headline:


Auntie Maxine: I’ve been sent by God to get Trump!

Move over Jake and Elwood, Maxine Waters is on a mission from God.

After acknowledging the children in the audience, the California Congresswoman ripped into President Trump during a Sunday appearance at First AME Church in Los Angeles.

Wanting to address what people are reading on the “social internet,” she said, “We never dreamed we’d have someone in the White House who was divisive, who could not tell the truth, and who was intent on not making America great again, but taking America down.”

She hammered Trump, telling the congregants, “I am in this fight.”

Waters said there is “an attempt to intimidate, an attempt to frighten, an attempt to make you go away and shut up and be quiet.

“I don’t know shut up!” she said to thunderous cheers. “I don’t know intimidation. I don’t know fear.”

“You’ve gotta know that I’m here to do the work that I was sent to do, and as pastor said to me when I came in this morning, when God sends you to do something, you just do it!

More here

CT Dem Under Fire for Kneeling During Pledge of Allegiance at Board Meeting

A Connecticut city official is under fire for taking a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance to protest President Trump.

Haddam Selectman Melissa Schlag, a Democrat, took a knee as the pledge was recited during a July 16 Board of Selectman meeting.

In a letter posted on Facebook, Schlag listed a number of reasons for why she knelt, including Trump's comments on Russia's election meddling during his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the migrant family separation crisis.


Foster Families Will Continue Religious Liberty Suit

One of Philadelphia's largest religious charities plans to continue its fight against a city policy that will block foster-care providers who hold traditional beliefs about marriage.

Several foster parents affiliated with Catholic Social Services are suing the city of Philadelphia for discriminating against their religious beliefs after the Department of Human Services adopted a policy that bars the city from partnering with foster-care providers that do not approve of gay marriage. The policy was enacted despite the fact that no complaints or allegations of discrimination had been filed against CSS.

District Court judge Petrese Tucker rejected the suit, saying the plaintiffs did not prove they were directly targeted for their religious beliefs, adding that even if the policy shutters CSS, the providers could transfer to other foster-care agencies.


Professor slams liberal colleges as 'gravest internal threat to this country'

A professor of philosophy at the private DePaul University in Chicago has penned an op-ed slamming leftist professors and universities as the “gravest internal threat to this country.”

Professor Jason D. Hill, a Jamaican immigrant and author of the newly released memoir “We Have Overcome: An Immigrant’s Letter to the American People,” wrote an op-ed for The Hill decrying the stifling of free speech and creeping socialism in American colleges.

“The core principles and foundations that keep the United States intact, that provide our citizens with their civic personalities and national identities, are being annihilated,” he wrote. “The gravest internal threat to this country is not illegal aliens; it is leftist professors who are waging a war against America and teaching our young people to hate this country.

“Our universities risk losing their status as learning sites and becoming national security threats,” he wrote. “We need to defund them, disband and rebuild them with conservative principles — that is, values advocating individualism, capitalism, Americanism, free speech, self-reliance and the morality of wealth creation.”

Mr. Hill lamented that students in his classes refuse to study the works of famous philosophers like John Stuart Mill or John Locke because they are white men.


Meadows, Jordan Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Jim Jordan (R-OH), and other House Republicans introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday.

Meadows and Jordan argued that the Department of Justice (DOJ) had problematic decision-making during the 2016 presidential campaign and failed to comply with House oversight requests. The House conservatives also chastised the DOJ and Rosenstein for withholding “embarrassing documents,” knowingly hiding information from Congress, abusing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) process, and “failure to comply with Congressional subpoenas.”

The Constitution empowers the House to impeach any officer of the executive or judicial branches. However, that only occurs in rare instances. The House only requires a simple majority of of the legislative chamber, or roughly 218 votes, to impeach a member of the executive or judicial branch. If the House were to impeach Rosenstein, then the Senate will require a two-thirds majority to remove him from office.

Jordan said in a statement on Wednesday, “The DOJ is keeping information from Congress. Enough is enough. It’s time to hold Mr. Rosenstein accountable for blocking Congress’s constitutional oversight role.”


Kevin McCarthy Makes It Official: He’s Running for Speaker

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) made it clear on Wednesday that he wants to be the next Speaker of the House if Republicans retain control after the November midterm elections.

“I do not want to see Nancy to come back as speaker. I want the next speaker to come from California, but I don’t want it to be Nancy. I want it to be me,” McCarthy told Turning Point USA’s High School Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., as reported by the Washington Examiner.

McCarthy is currently second-in-command in the Republican caucus in the House. His position is traditionally a stepping stone to the Speaker’s job, and current Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) recently announced his retirement from Congress at the end of the term.

However, there may be other candidates. Last month, Freedom Caucus founder Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on the Curt Schilling Show: “If and when there is a Speaker’s race, I plan on being part of that discussion.”

Jordan has been considered a potential Speaker ever since 2011, when he led conservative opposition to the Budget Control Act, a temporary fix to the debt ceiling crisis was steered through a contentious debate in Congress by then-Speaker John Boehner.

McCarthy was considered a potential candidate when Boehner retired in 2015. However, he withdrew his name from consideration after conservatives complained he was too moderate. Then-candidate Donald Trump said Republicans needed someone “tougher.”


DHS Massively Expands Enforcement Against Illegals’ Employers

The Department of Homeland Security has dramatically raised work site enforcement to deter employers from hiring cheap illegal workers.

Since October, the agency’s Homeland Security Investigations unit has checked employment records at 6,093 work sites, up from 1,716 in the prior fiscal year from October 2016 to the end of September 2017. The current pace of checks in 2018 is almost a five-fold increase from the prior year and included 100 stores in the 7-Eleven chain and 77 companies in California.

The agency has made 675 criminal arrests of managers or supervisors, plus 984 administrative arrests of illegals in the last nine months, versus 139 criminal arrests and 172 administrative arrests during the prior 12 months, according to a DHS statement. That is a five-fold increase in criminal arrests and a sixfold increase in administrative arrests.

In 2018, the DHS agency has also conducted several large-scale raids, including a meat packer in Tennessee, and a meat packer and landscaping firm in Ohio.

Amid President Donald Trump’s high-pressure economy, the enforcement actions push employers to fire illegals on their staff and to raise wages for Americans.


Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver Announces the Temporary Closing of Pemberton Drive UPDATE

Due to the rainy weather this week the work on Pemberton Drive has been delayed. It is estimated that the work will be completed on Wednesday August 1, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

Salisbury, MD... Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver announced today starting 9am Monday, July 23rd, Pemberton Drive will be closed at Anderson Mill Pond for emergency road repairs. A detour will be set up using Rockawalkin Road, Nanticoke Road, and Crooked Oak Lane. Local traffic will be permitted into the detoured area but no traffic will be permitted to cross Anderson Mill Pond.

Work is expected to be complete and the road reopened by 8am Monday, July 30th, depending on the weather. Wicomico County Public Works will be replacing a pipe under the road that was damaged during the May 2018 storms. Subsurface damage that was not apparent at time of the storm has reflected to the surface.

The dry weather, combined with the lower pond elevation, and schools being out make this the best opportunity to replace the damaged pipe. Road patches will remain in place after the work to allow for settling until this fall when the affected portion of Pemberton Drive will be repaved. Please direct any questions regarding the repair to Wicomico County Public Works Department - Roads Division at 410-548-4872.

A Viewer Writes: "Apparently the city is in panic mode now begging for volunteers"

This was screen captured yesterday afternoon at 4:30 PM so it looks like it was posted at 11:30 AM on the Daily Times FaceBOOK Group. Doesn't she have a state job working for a State Delegate? Does she work for the Delegate or Liberal Jake Day and the city? Apparently the city is in panic mode now begging for volunteers. The link she posted is the United Way so why are they getting involved in this Folk Festival mess? Are they spending money that was donated to the United Way on the Folk Festival? More evidence that Jake Day is in way over his head.

AG Sessions Deports Obama’s ‘Undocumented Immigrant’ Code

The incorrect and deceptive “undocumented immigrant” term is being deported to nowheresville by the Department of Justice, which henceforth will refer to unapproved migrants as “illegal aliens.”

The misleading “undocumented” term was favored by President Barack Obama’s pro-migration deputies, but President Donald Trump’s agency officials instead will use the term set by federal law — “illegal alien.”

The language shift policy will help journalists and voters quickly recognize when suspected criminals are foreigners, and will make it more difficult for media editors, progressives or business groups to hide the civic impact of cheap-labor migration.

The policy is set out in an agency statement..

Abbas Vows to Use ‘Last Penny’ to Pay Palestinian Terrorists’ Salaries

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday vowed that his government will continue to pay salaries to terrorists and their families even if “we have only a penny left.”

“We will not accept a cut or cancellation of salaries to the families of martyrs and prisoners, as some are trying to bring about,” he told representatives of an advocacy group for Palestinian prisoners.

Around 35,000 families of Palestinians killed, wounded or serving sentences in Israeli prisons receive monthly remunerations of as much as $3,500. In 2018 the PA’s so-called “pay-for-slay” scheme amounted to approximately $330 million, which constitutes seven percent of the Palestinian Authority’s $5 billion budget.

“Even if we have only a penny left, we will give it to the martyrs, the prisoners and their families,” he said Monday.


Toronto Shooting: What They're Not Telling You

California Requires Solar Power for New Homes. Will Other States?

The state has a history of inspiring environmental movements across the country.

California became the first state in the nation in May to require that all new homes and apartment buildings three stories or fewer have rooftop solar panels starting in 2020. The move, according to the California Energy Commission, will cut energy use in new homes by more than 50 percent and “reduce greenhouse gas emissions by an amount equivalent to taking 115,000 fossil fuel cars off the road.”

California has long had a reputation as America’s environmental trendsetter. Back in the 1960s, choking under the worst smog in the nation, it successfully fought automakers to include catalytic converters and other cleaner technology on cars sold in the state -- a victory that was eventually rolled out nationwide. More recently, in 2006, California passed A.B. 32, which mandated that the state revert back to 1990 levels of greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2020. The legislation garnered national attention for putting into effect the largest cap-and-trade system in the country; it also inspired similar legislation in other states.


9th Circuit Court Rules OPEN CARRY Guaranteed By 2nd Amendment IN ALL STATES

Don’t go gearin’ up like the world just went full Mad Max just yet, but this is huge. Here’s the details…

This is fresh off the presses, but:

Las Vegas Takes a Gamble on the Homeless-Campus Concept

As homelessness rises nationwide, Las Vegas is taking a gamble on a new way of helping the homeless. But some say it's money that could be better spent.

On a single night in January last year, almost 6,500 people were counted as homeless in Clark County, Nev., and about 67 percent of them were sleeping on the street instead of in a shelter -- a four-year high. The county isn't just known as the home of Sin City. It also has one of the top 10 largest homeless populations in the country.

That's what has driven Las Vegas to take a gamble on a new way of helping the homeless.

In the past year, the city allocated about $5.9 million to demolish old buildings and replace them with a 4.5-acre campus for homeless people to escape the streets and get help. It officially opened this month, and when sleeping accomodations are added in May, it will be one of the first campuses of its kind in the country.


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More Gates Opened On Conowingo Dam, Port Deposit Issues Voluntary Evacuation

CONOWINGO, Md. (WJZ) — Nineteen cresting gates are now open on the Conowingo Dam and officials said more could open by the days end to help relieve pressure from the swollen Susquehanna River.

After days of heavy rain in the Baltimore metro region, several areas have seen flooding, but now residents of one low-lying town — Port Deposit — that sits just south of the Conowingo Dam are worried about their town flooding as more gates are opened.

Exelon expects to open at least 22 gates over the next 12 hours to deal with record water flow — which could be higher this weekend.

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Board recommends Bill Cosby be classified a sexually violent predator

Bill Cosby should be classified as a sexually violent predator, a Pennsylvania state board has recommended ahead of the entertainer’s sentencing for a 2003 sex assault.

The details of the report, issued Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Sexual Offenders Assessment Board, are not being made public.

But prosecutors Tuesday requested a hearing on the panel’s recommendations, so that a judge can determine if Cosby, 81, will be classified as a sexually violent predator.


BUSTED: MSNBC Guest Fact Checks His Own Network During Live Broadcast

Liberal 9th circuit backs right to carry firearms in public, in latest pro-2nd Amendment ruling

The liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals endorsed the right of individuals to carry firearms in public in a ruling Tuesday, striking down a lower court argument that the Constitution only protects that right at home.

“Analyzing the text of the Second Amendment and reviewing the relevant history, including founding-era treatises and nineteenth century case law, the panel stated that it was unpersuaded by the county’s and the state’s argument that the Second Amendment only has force within the home,” the ruling states.

The case resulted from Hawaii resident George Young being denied twice in 2011 as he sought to carry a handgun. Two of the three judges -- who were both appointed by Republican presidents -- ruled against a lower court upholding the restriction.

Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain wrote in his opinion that “for better or for worse, the Second Amendment does protect a right to carry a firearm in public for self-defense.”


Salisbury Maryland: Mayor Jake Day & Council President Jack Heath Likely To Raise Taxes For New "Parental Leave"

Salisbury Announces Paid Parental Leave for City Employees

Mayor Jake Day unveiled Salisbury’s newest benefit for municipal employees at the semi-annual City all-staff meeting earlier this month. Day announced that Paid Parental Leave would now be available to all FMLA-eligible employees in the event of child birth or adoption.

With a workforce of over 430 dedicated civil servants, the City of Salisbury continues to grow, standing at the forefront of economic and cultural development on the Delmarva Peninsula. Salisbury’s paid parental leave program went into effect at the start of the new fiscal year, on July first, after having been passed with the unanimous support of the City Council. Running in conjunction with FMLA, the policy enables employees to take up to six weeks of fully paid leave in the event of child birth or adoption.

In addition to supporting City employees and their families by allowing parents to bond with their newborn or recently-adopted children, it is the hope of the Mayor and Council that this benefit will also help make municipal jobs more attractive, and aid in employee retention.

Mayor Day remarked, “I am proud to offer this new benefit to our City employees. With this initiative, we once again stand at the vanguard of small cities in America, as we set an example for others to follow. In providing paid parental leave, we are acting not only on our commitment to our employees, we are reaffirming our commitment to their families as well.”

New Jersey suspends all marijuana prosecutions until September

The debate over legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey took a sudden and dramatic turn on Tuesday when Attorney General Gurbir Grewal ordered county and municipal prosecutors to suspend marijuana-related cases until early September.

The surprising announcement, which will affect thousands of defendants, comes in the midst of an ongoing battle between Grewal’s office and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, who tried to unilaterally decriminalize marijuana in his city last week. It also comes as lawmakers in Trenton are wrestling over whether to expand the state‘s medical marijuana program and legalize recreational weed.

After meeting with Jersey City officials on Monday, Grewal agreed to establish a working group that will craft a statewide policy for prosecutors by the end of August. Jersey City Chief Municipal Prosecutor Jake Hudnut and Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez will be a part of the group, Grewal said.

“In the interim, I ask that all municipal prosecutors in New Jersey seek an adjournment until September 4, 2018, or later, of any matter involving a marijuana-related offense pending in municipal court,” Grewal wrote in a letter to prosecutors. “This adjournment will give my office sufficient time to develop appropriate guidance for prosecutors."


*Update* Suspect Arrested in Connection with Shots Fired-Lewes

Jhareed Alexander Ayers
Jhareed Alexander Ayers

Delaware State Police have arrested the suspect who was wanted in connection with a shots fired compliant.

The incident occurred on Monday, June 25, 2018, at approximately 3:58 p.m. when Troopers were dispatched to the 30000 block of Pinetown Road for a shots fired complaint. Upon arrival, it was discovered that 18-year-old Jhareed Ayers of Lewes had fired one round from a sawed off shot gun at his three nephews, two 17-year-olds and one 13 year old, who were standing outside of the residence. Also in the area when this incident occurred where three bystanders, ages 9, 63 and 70. Further investigation revealed that there is ongoing issues between Ayers and his nephews. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

On July 20, 2018, members of the Sussex County Governor's Task Force (GTF) responded to Pinetown Road in an attempt to locate Ayers. As officers arrived, Ayers was seen in the area, at which time he fled.

On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at approximately 4:33 p.m., Troop 7 patrol units observed Ayers on Pinetown Road and subsequently took him into custody without incident.

Ayers was transported back to Troop 7 where he was charged with Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Possession of a Firearm Within 10 Years
of Prior Conviction of a Felony, Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person
Prohibited, 6 counts of Reckless Endangering Second Degree, and Resisting Arrest. He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $10,000.00 secured bond.

A Warrant Attempt Leads to Drug Arrest-Laurel

Laurel- Delaware State Police arrest three suspects after a warrant attempt led to the discovery of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
The incident occurred on Monday, July 23, 2018 at approximately 9:35 p.m., when members of the Sussex County Governor's Task Force (GTF) responded to the 29000 block of Discount Land Road, to conduct a warrant attempt for 42-year-old Richie Hurley.  Richie Hurley is a level 3 probation absconder and was wanted on a capias from Superior Court for Failure to Appear for Drug Court.  As an officer began to approach the side door of the residence, a male subject, identified as 23-year-oldDwayne Hurley of Bridgeville, exited the residence and suddenly turned away and ran back inside when he discovered the police presence.  A brief chase ensued and subsequently officers were able to take Dwayne Hurley into custody inside the residence.  A search of Dwayne Hurley’s person revealed he was in possession of cocaine.
Richie Hurley was located in the residence and was taken into custody without incident due to his wanted status.  A search of Richie Hurley revealed he was in possession of a large amount of suspected drug proceeds.
While inside the residence, officers observed drug paraphernalia and a children's "Paw Patrol" bag.  Upon opening the bag, officers discovered a large quantity of cocaine as well as other narcotics and drug paraphernalia.  While searching the rest of the residence for additional persons, officers discovered a 24-year-old male from Delmar hiding in the garage.
The following evidence was seized as part of this investigation:
  • Approximately 57.08 grams of cocaine
  • (31) 15mg Oxycodone pills
  • (9) .5mg Alprazolam pills
  • (16) bags of heroin
  • (2) Suboxone film strips
  • Approximately 0.08 grams of amphetamine
  • (2) digital scales
  • Numerous items of drug storage paraphernalia
  • Over $1700.00 in suspected drug proceeds
All three suspects were transported back to Troop 4, arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and charged with the following:
Richie Hurley:
  • Drug dealing cocaine in a tier 4 quantity
  • Possession of cocaine in a tier 5 quantity
  • Drug dealing Oxycodone in a tier 2 quantity
  • Possession of a controlled substance (Alprazolam)
  • Possession of a controlled substance (Suboxone)
  • Possession of a controlled substance (heroin)
  • Possession of a controlled substance (amphetamine)
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia-(3 counts)
Richie Hurley was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $127,750.00 cash only bond.
Dwayne Hurley:
  • Hindering prosecution
  • Resisting arrest
  • Possession of cocaine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
Dwayne Hurley was released on $2,000.00 unsecured bond.
24-year-old Delmar man:
  • Resisting arrest
Released on $500.00 unsecured bond.

Maryland Attorney General News Release

Consumer Protection Division Orders Swift Van Lines to Cease Operations and Pay Over $470,000 in Penalties and Costs Maryland Moving Company Overcharged Consumers, Held Goods Hostage to Extract Payment

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today announced that his Consumer Protection Division issued a Final Order finding that Swift Van Lines, LLC, formerly known as Revolution Moving and Storage, LLC, and its owner, Juan Carlos Martinez, repeatedly violated the Consumer Protection Act and the Maryland Household Goods Movers Act, and requiring them to return money to consumers and pay penalties and costs amounting to at least $471,445.45. The Division found that Swift Van Lines provided consumers with low estimates for moving services, but then demanded far more money while the consumers’ goods were held on moving trucks. When consumers objected to the outrageously high prices, the company refused to deliver consumers’ goods until paid in full.

“Swift Van Lines repeatedly violated the law,” said Attorney General Frosh. “It held consumers’ goods hostage, forcing people to go without vital medication, medical devices, beds and the household items of everyday life. This order requires Swift to pay back the customers they cheated.”

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Breaking News: Facebook shares plunged more than 18 percent in early trading, erasing over $110 billion from the social media giant's market value in minutes

The collapse in the shares of one of the largest publicly traded American companies came a day after Facebook reported disappointing second-quarter earnings.

Third-World America: The 'Bottom Half' "Bolsters" The Economy By Going Into Debt

For maybe the best example of how financial trends are diverging at the opposite ends of the wealth spectrum, contrast the cash flowing into the accounts of the already-rich with the debt accumulating in the accounts of the “bottom half”:

Mortgage, Groupon and card debt: how the bottom half bolsters U.S. economy

(Reuters) – By almost every measure, the U.S. economy is booming. But a look behind the headlines of roaring job growth and consumer spending reveals how the boom continues in large part by the poorer half of Americans fleecing their savings and piling up debt.

A Reuters analysis of U.S. household data shows that the bottom 60 percent of income-earners have accounted for most of the rise in spending over the past two years even as the their finances worsened – a break with a decades-old trend where the top 40 percent had primarily fueled consumption growth.

With borrowing costs on the rise, inflation picking up and the effects of President Donald Trump’s tax cuts set to wear off, a negative shock – a further rise in gasoline prices or a jump in the cost of goods due to tariffs – could push those most vulnerable over the edge, some economists warn.

That in turn could threaten the second-longest U.S. expansion given consumption makes up 70 percent of the U.S. economy’s output.

The Reuters analysis reveals growing financial stress among lower-income households even as their contribution to consumption and the broad economy grows.

The data shows the rise in median expenditures has outpaced before-tax income for the lower 40 percent of earners in the five years to mid-2017 while the upper half has increased its financial cushion, deepening income disparities.


VICE Admits: Twitter Is Shadowbanning Conservatives and Mainstream Republicans

A new report from left-leaning VICE News revealed that Twitter is hiding the accounts of certain high-profile conservatives from users — which Breitbart News has been covering for years.

A new report published on Wednesday by VICE News details the ongoing censorship of conservatives on social media. This time, the offender is Twitter. Through an objective analysis, VICE News reporter Alex Thompson concluded that Twitter is hiding the accounts of certain high-profile conservatives from its user through a process referred to as “shadowbanning.”

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Trump’s EPA Outpaces Obama in Cleaning Up Hazardous Waste Sites

President Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency has cleaned up more polluted or contaminated sites in less time and at a faster pace than the Obama administration did in all of 2015 and 2016, according to an analysis of government records by The Daily SIgnal.

Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of the EPA’s Superfund Task Force Report, which includes a list of 42 recommendations for federally funded cleanup efforts at hundreds of polluted and even toxic sites.

An EPA press release highlights progress the agency has made in acting on the task force’s recommendations, including “more direct attention to the sites potentially eligible for partial or full deletion” from the federal Superfund list.

Since Trump took office in January 2017, EPA officials have cleaned up all or part of 13 listed sites, compared with nine sites cleaned up by the Obama administration in 2015 and 2016.


‘Stick with Us’ and Ignore ‘Crap’ from ‘Fake News’ and ‘Lobbyists’

President Donald Trump urged supporters not to lose faith with his administration on tariffs on Tuesday, criticizing the news coverage of his efforts to fight for fair trade policies.

“Folks, stick with us, stick with us,” Trump said during a speech during the VFW convention in St. Louis, Missouri.

Trump appeared frustrated by the news coverage of his attempts to get a better deal with foreign countries on trade, blaming it on lobbyists.

“Remember that they have the biggest, best, strongest lobbyists and they’re doing a number,” Trump said. “Just stick with us, don’t believe the crap you see from these people, the fake news.”

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Chincoteague Police Department LIPSYNCBATTLE: Best I've Seen Yet. Great Job!

Student Suspended Over Pro-Trump T-Shirt Wins in Court

In January, Liberty High School in Hillsboro, Oregon, suspended student Addison Barnes for wearing a T-shirt that read: "Donald J. Trump Border Wall Construction Co." According to The Oregonian, Barnes sued, and has won a settlement:

On Tuesday, Barnes' lawyers announced they reached a settlement with the district: Principal Greg Timmons will issue a letter of apology and the district will pay $25,000 for Barnes' attorney fees.

The school had cited racial tensions surrounding the immigration debate in the school, which is reportedly 33 percent Hispanic, as justification for suspending Barnes. They argued that the T-shirt would cause disruption, a common argument used when schools want to justify censorship.

Showing profound hypocrisy, Liberty High School had allowed students to participate in the anti-gun national walkout, March For Our Lives, without disciplinary action.


A Full Third of Millennials Say More People Died Under George W. Bush Than Under Joseph Stalin

Young Americans are stunningly ignorant of the tragic history of Communism. A new study found that millennials and the youngest generation (Generation Z) are unfamiliar with past Communist leaders, underestimate the number of people killed under Communism, and support the collectivist ideas of Bernie Sanders. Terrifyingly, almost a third of millennials think more people were killed under President George W. Bush than under Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin.

"One of the concerns the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation has had since its establishment is that an emerging generation of Americans have little understanding of the collectivist system and its dark history,"declared Marion Smith, executive director of the organization, which sponsored the report on U.S. attitudes toward socialism.

"Unfortunately, this Report, which we intend to release on an annual basis, confirms this worrisome impression," Smith concluded.