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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Failure of Accountability - Part I
Cindy A. Rose

It took Nikolas Cruz murdering 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland to highlight Broward County school’s Restorative Justice Practices.  Maybe we can use the tragedy of John Weed losing his life while attending the Great Frederick Fair this past September to discover those same practices in Frederick County Public Schools?

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Implicit Bias - A Flawed Theory
Guest Columnist

Seth Eisenberg

I waited awhile before writing about the Frederick County Public Schools, Racial Equity Committee. I wanted to read a bit more about it and look into some of the “issues” they have uncovered.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

An Internet Trade War
Jason Miller

Jason Miller

Many people across the globe like cheap DVDs. They also like cheap streaming services in their native languages. Some nations are just now starting to embrace the internet as a means of driving business and national commerce despite limited access to it. It seems a shame such advances in trade should abruptly end.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Buyer Beware This Christmas
Jennifer Baker

Everyone loves a good deal, especially during the holidays. What a few consumers may not know is how easily counterfeit goods are being marketed to them.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

College Football Playoff Predictions
Guest Columnist

Chaz Packan

College Football Playoff Rankings are as follows based on Saturday’s Results the top 4 Teams should be ranked as follows:

Friday, December 6, 2019

Keys Baseball In Jeopardy
Guest Columnist

Chaz Packan

The Frederick Keys baseball franchise has been a local staple here in Frederick County since 1989.  The Keys became the Orioles High Single-A affiliate over 30 years ago, bringing exciting and affordable baseball action to the city of Frederick.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Embracing A Winner, Part Deux
Norman M. Covert

(AUTHOR’S NOTE: The following commentary was published in THETENTACLE.COM June 6, 2012. Despite the seven-year interval, it remains relevant and worth reprinting with minor changes to honor Deborah (Debbie) Thompson Brown. I met her at her home when I signed up my grandson with her Frederick Striders track and field club in the spring of 2012.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Remembrances Too Many To Forget
John W. Ashbury

As we all reach – or anticipate reaching – our senior years, most of us are happy to have made it as far as we have. We've wondered just how far we would go. Some of us reached our goals; some didn't – or haven’t yet.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Rose Colored Job Creation Numbers
Jason Miller

A reporter named Irina Ivanova with CBS News ran a story last week that I could not stop thinking about. She reported that a group of independent economic researchers concluded the economy under President Trump is on a solid streak for job-creation. The President is expected to use these latest job numbers as a major plank for his reelection bid. That could be a double edged sword.

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