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Friday, July 31, 2015

What’s significant about your birthday?
Joe Charlebois

July 30th, what a day of note! Really, July 30th? You mean this isn’t one of the most memorable dates you had to memorize in high school? Okay, so you have no idea what happened on July 30th. My mother will never forget. It of course was the date I was born.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

English, Please
Patricia A. Kelly

On August 18, the Frederick County Council will vote on whether to repeal the law proclaiming Frederick County, Maryland’s official language as English.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A Feast to End the Fasting Month
Tom McLaughlin

Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – Selamat Hari Raya! Happy end of the fasting month and the start of new life! The fasting month came in July this year. It follows the lunar calendar and always moves forward.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

A Chicken in Every Pot?
Harry M. Covert

There is a lot of clucking going on in and around Frederick these days. Don’t confuse this with the idiocy suggesting the locale is mean and unkind to visitors of all persuasions, or some such discombobulation.

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Ghost of Karl Marx
Joe Charlebois

Economic illiteracy has lent itself to ever encroaching Marxism. The "dumbing down" of Americans – specifically when it comes to economics – has made them susceptible to the lies of a government less interested in telling the truth than interested in creating a society where the government is the primary broker of power.

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