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  • What Virginia, Mississippi and Kentucky Can Tell Us About 2020

    11/10/2019 10:45:08 AM PST · by thecodont · 18 replies
    fivethirtyeight.com ^ | Nov. 8, 2019, at 7:00 AM | By Nathaniel Rakich
    The 2019 elections are in the books, and now the country can finally start paying attention to 2020. In many ways, Tuesday’s elections were a dress rehearsal for those a year from now: The parties’ performance relative to partisanship can tell us which way the political winds might be blowing, and obvious trends from 2019 — like the widening urban-rural divide — provide clues as to where the battles of 2020 will be fought.
  • Is the Baltimore Sun the only game in town for news?

    11/06/2019 7:39:44 AM PST · by EinNYC · 20 replies
    11/6/19 | Me, Myself, and I
    Finally made it to suburban Baltimore from NYC. My new hobby is unpacking boxes. Occasionally, I look up and seek a source for the local news. Is there a local facsimile of the NY Post, or must I pay for the dummocrapic Baltimore Sun for an online newspaper? I hate supporting dummocraps, even one red cent. Thanks, fellow FReepers. P.S., please spare me any Baltimore-bashing comments. I have some very valid personal reasons to have moved here. And it sure beats the HECK out of NYC, which deteriorates more and more every single day.
  • BREAKING: Elijah Cummings Has Died

    10/17/2019 8:37:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 74 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/17/2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., died Thursday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital from “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said in a statement. Cummings, 68, was the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee and heavily involved in the impeachment inquiry. Cummings, of Baltimore, has not returned to work after an undisclosed medical procedure that he said would only keep him away for about a week. […] He missed two roll call votes Thursday, the first day back following a two-week recess. He previously released a statement saying he’d be back by the time the session resumed. The...
  • Mom solves daughter’s mystery illness: School nurse secretly inserted birth control implant

    10/03/2019 5:41:16 PM PDT · by Coleus · 77 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 10.03.19 | Doug Mainwaring
    BALTIMORE, Maryland, October 3, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — A mother is furious after discovering that her 16-year-old daughter’s headaches and soreness were caused by a birth control implant inserted by a school nurse without her consent. Nicole Lambert was shocked to learn from her daughter’s pediatrician that the pain her daughter was experiencing had been caused by a tiny tube containing the contraceptive  “Nexplanon,” which had been improperly inserted in her daughter’s upper arm.Not only did the doctor recommend that the tube be removed to alleviate the child’s discomfort, but he further warned that the contraceptive could cause far worse side-effects, such...
  • How Sharpton gets paid to not cry ‘racism’ at corporations (FLASHBACK)

    07/29/2019 11:34:41 AM PDT · by blueyon · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | Jan 01, 2015 | Isabel Vincent and Melissa Klein
    Want to influence a casino bid? Polish your corporate image? Not be labeled a racist? Then you need to pay Al Sharpton. For more than a decade, corporations have shelled out thousands of dollars in donations and consulting fees to Sharpton’s National Action Network. What they get in return is the reverend’s supposed sway in the black community or, more often, his silence. Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal met with the activist preacher after leaked emails showed her making racially charged comments about President Obama. Pascal was under siege after a suspected North Korean cyberattack pressured the studio to cancel...
  • Troubled Woodstock 50 festival moves to Maryland

    07/25/2019 8:11:22 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 51 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 25, 2019 | 9:02pm | Tamar Lapin
    <p>Organizers have shipped the beleaguered Woodstock 50 concert to Columbia, Maryland — more than 250 miles away from where the original 1969 music festival took place, Bloomberg reported Thursday.</p> <p>The move comes after officials in upstate New York refused to approve a permit for the 50th anniversary concert and one of the main financiers backed out.</p>
  • Baltimore: More Gun Control, More Crime

    06/16/2019 7:56:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/16/2019 | AWR Hawkins
    Shootings are surging in Baltimore despite the presence of bans on “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazines, two of the Democrats’ go-to gun controls. Maryland banned “high capacity” magazines and a variety of “assault weapons” via the Firearm Safety Act of 2013. That Act also required would-be handgun buyers to submit fingerprints to the state police as a part of the registration scenario.
  • Former Maryland Permit Review Board Member Physically Dragged from Hearing ~ VIDEO

    03/17/2019 6:40:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 14 March, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On  8 March, 2019, joint hearings were being held on SB1000, a bill that would effectively abolish the appeals process to the Maryland Handgun Permit Review Board (HPRB). The sponsors of SB1000 are all Democrats. A former member of the HPRB wished to testify about claimed inaccuracies about the Board that was printed in a Baltimore Sun editorial. The joint committee only allowed one minute for comments. It was not enough for Shari Judah to finish her comments. She refused to give up the microphone when asked to do so. From mdshooters.com: Today in the joint hearings in Annapolis, former...
  • Inexpensive Good Guns to Replace guns Turned in at Baltimore “buyback” for $200

    01/07/2019 1:37:36 PM PST · by marktwain · 30 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 28 December, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On 17 December 2018, the City of Baltimore held a gun “buyback”. The term “buyback” is an Orwellian propaganda term. You cannot “buyback” something you never owned in the first place. It should be called a gun turn-in.  On 17 December, over 500 guns were turned into the police for destruction. One of them, a small 9 mm semi-auto pistol was turned in by Darlene, as interviewed by the local Fox affiliate, Fox45.From washingtontimes.com: A woman by the name of Darlene told a local Fox affiliate that she turned in her 9 mm on Monday in order to “upgrade...
  • Baltimore “Buyback” collects disposable AT4 Training Tube, Sten and Lanchester guns

    01/01/2019 6:50:40 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 December, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Some interesting items turned up at the Baltimore gun “buy back”.  “Buy back” is an Orwellian propaganda term. You cannot “buy back things you never owned. At the event, someone turned in an expended AT4 trainer. From saab.com:  All AT4 weapons are single shot and fully disposable. You simply aim, fire, destroy the target and discard the empty tube. Furthermore, the AT4 family has proven itself to be a highly reliable, robust and durable weapon system that has been extensively proven in combat. Its key characteristics include high target effect and hit probability – creating a high target kill...
  • Doctors should screen all adults for alcohol abuse, new guidelines say(T)

    11/14/2018 7:19:09 AM PST · by rktman · 89 replies
    nola.com ^ | 11/13/2018 | Maria Clark
    A conversation about how much you drink might be part of your next doctor’s visit. The United States Preventative Services Task Force is advising that all adults, not just pregnant women, be screened for unhealthy alcohol use by their primary care providers, CNN reports. Doctors should provide brief counseling to patients they find are drinking above the recommended limits, according to a new statement published in the medical journal JAMA on Tuesday (Nov. 13). In an editorial accompanying the statement, Angela Bazzi and Dr. Richard Saitz of the Boston University School of Public Health wrote that implementation of screening and...
  • 30 days training required to have gun at home

    10/10/2018 6:24:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 64 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 10/9/2018 | Bob Unruh
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that the need for the Second Amendment is “most acute” in the home, where “self, family and property” must be protected. But now Maryland gun regulators are insisting that anyone who wants to defend his home with a firearm must have a month of special training. A group called Maryland Shall Issue Inc. has filed a lawsuit contending the training requirement violates the Second Amendment. Arguing a “right delayed is a right denied,” Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation and chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear...
  • Police: Fleeing suspect strikes, kills accomplice in Elkton

    09/14/2018 5:15:09 PM PDT · by IndispensableDestiny · 61 replies
    The Cecil Whig ^ | Sep 10, 2018 | Carl Hamilton
    ELKTON (MD) — A woman is facing vehicular homicide and manslaughter charges after she ran over one of her theft accomplices in the Walmart parking lot early Saturday morning while trying to flee the crime scene, police reported Monday.
  • Rick Perry cheers first natural gas export terminal on East Coast

    09/05/2018 6:48:37 PM PDT · by Coleus · 11 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 07.26.18 | John Siciliano
    Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday christened the first natural gas export terminal on the East Coast, at the Cove Point facility in Maryland outside of Washington. “We can become a reliable competitive alternative anywhere in the world, and we will,” Perry said in remarks opening the second natural gas export terminal in the country. Energy exports are key to Trump’s “energy dominance” agenda, and Perry said the president fully supports the new terminal. “This president understands the power of energy and he is eager to unleash our bounty to the world, which is why he is so supportive of...
  • Police: Columbia woman reportedly mauled to death by dog

    09/04/2018 11:01:47 PM PDT · by Norski · 78 replies
    WBAL TV news 11 ^ | September 4, 2018 | Barry Simms
    COLUMBIA, Md. — A woman was mauled to death by a dog she adopted two weeks ago, Howard County police said. County police said officers were called to a house Sept. 3 on Tamar Drive for a report that a woman had been mauled to death by what police described as a pit bull. Officers found Robin Conway, 64, dead in her backyard with significant injuries. The cause of Conway's death will be determined in an autopsy by the state medical examiner. A family member reported that Conway's husband found her injured in their yard around 7:20 p.m. with the...
  • Democrat Maryland Governor Candidate Suggests Ban on Shotguns

    07/09/2018 5:49:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Ben Jelous The Democrat governor candidate in Maryland for 2018 has implied the state's extreme gun laws do not go far enough. On MSNBC, he said the following: “We will, in the next [Maryland state] legislative session, have to have a real conversation about how we finish the job here of our assault weapons ban. But we have to go much further. Journalists were killed with a shotgun.” Here is the video on Youtube, from the Finkelblog: Link to Youtube video The active shooter in the Capital Gazzette shooting used a shotgun. Shotguns are extremely popular in the United...
  • Jarrod Ramos, 38, identified as suspect in Annapolis shooting

    06/28/2018 6:44:58 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 110 replies
    CBS News ^ | 6/28/2018 | STEFAN BECKET
    The suspect in the deadly shooting at a Maryland newspaper building has been identified as 38-year-old Jarrod Ramos of Laurel, Maryland, law enforcement sources tell CBS News. Ramos is suspected of opening fire Thursday at the offices of Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, and fatally shooting five people while injuring several others. He allegedly used a shotgun and was carrying smoke grenades or flash-bang grenades when he was apprehended, police said. "This was a targeted attack on the Capital Gazette," Anne Arundel County acting police chief Bill Krampf said at a press conference Thursday evening. Krampf declined to name the...
  • "Multiple people killed by gunman in Maryland newsroom"

    06/28/2018 12:14:21 PM PDT · by pabianice · 478 replies
    Fox News Live | 6/28/18 | Smith
    Shooter is in custody. Developing...
  • Dulles Toll Road Fee Projected to Increase to $4.75 in 2019, $6 in 2023

    10/22/2017 11:15:56 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    Reston Now ^ | October 18, 2017 | Dave Emke
    Users of the Dulles Toll Road can expect to pay more in 2019, according to a 2018 draft budget presented to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board today.No increase from the $3.50 toll ($2.50 at the plaza and $1 at the ramp) is planned in 2018; however, it is expected to jump to $4.75 the following year. Numbers presented by the Board’s Finance Committee show that is only the beginning of the hikes.In 2023, the toll is projected to go up to $6. Additional jumps of $1.25 or more are projected every five years for the following two decades, resulting...
  • Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposes widening the Beltway and I-270 to include 4 toll lanes

    09/21/2017 8:13:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 21, 2017 | Robert McCartney, Faiz Siddiqui and Ovetta Wiggins
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Thursday proposed a $9 billion plan to widen three of the state’s most congested highways — the Capital Beltway, Interstate 270 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway — in what he said would include the largest public-private partnership for highways in North America. The projects would add four toll lanes each to Maryland’s portion of the Capital Beltway (I-495) and to I-270 from the Beltway to Frederick. It would also widen the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (MD 295) by four toll lanes after taking over ownership from the federal government. Because of private-sector involvement, Hogan said, the plan would...