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HUD’s mistake
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT

To anyone familiar with the plight of Baltimore's poor, a recent announcement by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development may seem like a bit of a head-scratcher. Baltimore has been omitted from a list of metropolitan areas slated for a new program designed to help Section 8 recipients...


Donald Rumsfeld prefers Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:21:10 -0400

Donald Rumsfeld, the former secretary of Defense, has given the Republicans a fighting slogan to appeal to voters who can't quite cotton to Donald Trump but who sure can't vote for Hillary Clinton. Mr. Rumsfeld says he's voting for the Donald because he's more comfortable with a "known unknown" than ...


Let’s measure the lethality of marijuana before we legalize it
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:00:00 -0400
Before we legalize marijuana, I wonder if we should talk about this issue that hasn’t been resolved about its chemical properties: the LD 50.

Diversifying STEM
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:35:17 PDT

As one of the first community colleges in Maryland to become a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) partner, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is poised to prepare and train high school students for careers in cutting-edge Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields...


Frederick County, this Bud’s for you
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:00:00 -0400
For those of you may have been washing your hair, this just in — County Council President Bud Otis has left the Republican Party. His decision to leave the party has probably been on his mind for some time now,…

Transgender bathrooms are a public welfare issue, not a civil rights issue
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:00:00 -0400
The Frederick News-Post in its editorials has sided with those who want to allow transgender men or women to use bathrooms of their current sexual choice rather than bathrooms associated with their natural sexual identity at birth.

Democrats sitting down on the job
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:21:04 -0400

Disgruntled members of Congress have rarely caught the point of what the public thinks of Congress quite like the Democratic sit-in in the House of Representatives. "Sitting on their ample rumps" is exactly what most voters think Congress usually does. The characterization is sometimes unfair, but this time the rump ...


One sizes does not fit all
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:00:00 -0400
What’s it going to take for some people to realize you cannot put a square peg in a round hole? That goes along with trying to drive an oversize truck through a covered bridge.

Was letter defending Hillary written in jest?
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:00:00 -0400
Apparently, Thomas Gill, whose June 19 letter defended Hillary Clinton’s use of an off-government-site email server, believes that truth is relative. His off-the-rails truth-logic is similar to former President Bill Clinton who disputed the definition of the word “is” in…

Why the NRA/Gun Lobby wants no restrictions
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:00:00 -0400
It boils down to disposable income and instant gratification. As an example, let’s say a man gets an unexpected $2,500 bonus at work, and he doesn’t need a new furnace or roof. He wants to buy something. A new outboard…

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