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EDITORIAL: Rotten fish at the IRS
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 17 May 2013 05:30:08 -0400
If you're a president under fire, it's convenient to fire someone who's about to leave anyway. The president on Wednesday threw acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller under the hot dog wagon, or whatever convenient cliche was waiting at the curb.
Mr. Miller doesn't make a particularly satisfying fall guy, since ...
Please look elsewhere
When companies decide to open a new office or factory they often get help from a corporate relocation service to choose where to expand.
EDITORIAL: Parking meter scam
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 17 May 2013 05:30:07 -0400
New Hampshire residents take the "Live Free or Die" slogan on their license plates seriously. Municipal governments use every shady trick to squeeze revenue from the citizenry, but Hampshiremen are fighting back. The bureaucrats are in enough lather to shave their whiskers.
Good Samaritans in the city of Keene, styling ...
Frederick Public will pay for incinerator
The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (NEA) is misrepresenting the economic truth behind the proposed waste-to-energy incinerator project to our local officials. They steadfastly deny that o
Ideas can be good (G), or bad (B). Good and bad ideas can be sub-categorized as complex (C) and/or counterintuitive (CI). They can be finely nuanced (FN), or straight forward (SF). Most bad ideas can
Goodbye and thank you, Gazette
You’d be forgiven for thinking we’d be crowing over the closing of the Frederick and Mount Airy Gazettes. You’d be wrong. It has left us profoundly saddened.
Trim the school budget fat
I preface this letter by saying my children attended Frederick County schools and I pay Frederick County taxes. The recent meeting of the Frederick County Commissioners at Urbana High School on the up
Guest Column: Opposition to parts of plan for City Dock
CapitalGazette.com / Fri, 17 May 2013 09:00:00 -0400
The Ward One Residents Association joins with City Dock businesses to support several ideas proposed for City Dock, and to adamantly oppose elements in the plan that we believe will ruin the historic
EDITORIAL: Socking the smartphone set
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 17 May 2013 05:30:11 -0400
President Obama borrows a lot of his ideas from his friends in Europe. The continent's Big Government welfare state is an inspiration for someone who thinks the cure for too much spending is more spending. We hope the president is too busy with his scandals to pay attention to what's ...
FCC still leaves questions unanswered
The release of the settlement contract between F.J. Talley and Frederick Community College’s Board of Trustees answers several questions. And we’re glad the trustees finally saw sense and realized the
In his attempt to refute Marta Mossburg’s warnings of the financial hazards Frederick County taxpayers face from the proposed trash incinerator, Mr. Alter, in a recent Letter to the Editor, makes some
Christina should find incentives for teachers
DelawareOnline.com / Fri, 17 May 2013 21:15:00 -0400
Walking away from a fight is seldom a painless venture, and one the Christina School District might or might not realize with its decision to turn down $2.3 million in federal Race to the Top funds.
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