An estimated 1,000 parents saw an exodus from their basements last week as the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) held their annual convention this year in Atlanta from August 1st through the 4th.
Our country today seems awash in a sea of confusion and frustration over the most recent mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH. It is imperative that we be very careful when the so-called experts start getting famous by blaming objects or philosophy for the social ills of the present.
H. L. Menken once observed that: "Moral certainty is always a sign of cultural inferiority. The more uncivilized the man, the surer he is that he knows precisely what is right and what is wrong."
Did you know an "unlikely and unholy alliance of socialists, communists, anarchists, and anti-capitalist progressives" is active in Frederick County? The Frederick County Democrat Central Committee does. They call themselves the Frederick Socialists and that description is verbatim from their social media page.
Like clockwork, Progressive Enviro-activist Councilman Kai Hagen wants to tell the rest of us how to live with yet another government mandate.
Some people are conservatives who happens to be Republicans. They believe in smaller government, lower taxes, personal responsibility, and basic economic freedom. These beliefs are still the fallout from the Reagan Revolution in the 1980’s.
There have been some colorful letters to the editor in The Frederick News-Post attacking Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and his 287(g) partnership with the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
The state of Alabama this week passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States. The governor of Louisiana announced soon after that he plans to sign a similar bill in his state if it reaches his desk.
Gov. Larry Hogan got some bad news in a Gonzales Research & Media Services poll last week. The results came as no shock to conservative voters in Maryland. Any rational conservative Republican saw the poll results coming a mile away.
Nearly two weeks ago, the Maryland Democratic Party learned that Vice President Mike Pence would be speaking at what is anticipated to be a well-attended Maryland GOP fundraiser. Trump Derangement Syndrome took on its full effect.
It didn't take long for the leftist progressive ranks to turn on Robert Mueller. Once a progressive media darling like James Comey, Mr. Mueller is being harassed by the left.
It is a matter of common knowledge to many readers that this writer was as against binding arbitration for the firefighter’s union as one could be. The Question D 2018 Charter Amendment from the Career Firefighters Union Local 3666 was cloaked in the flowering light of "support public safety." The true intent was much more underhanded to the taxpayers of Frederick County.
The list of declared Democrats running for President of the United States has become a preview of future failure with one exception. President Trump's MAGA Republican strategists should be concerned if an unexpected candidate emerges.
The heads of both liberal progressives and their NeverTrump allies exploded on Friday as the mainstream media learned that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)-Russia collusion investigation, headed by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, had finished without any further indictments. No Russian collusion was found.
Much to the chagrin of the Maryland Republicans (MDGOP), the Democrats have handed the Maryland Republican agenda defeat after defeat so far in this year’s session of the Maryland General Assembly.
Last Monday was “Gun Bill Day” in Annapolis for the Maryland General Assembly. Gun rights activists gathered from across the state to offer testimony and to protest the Infringement and erosion of Second Amendment rights in Maryland.
The day-to-day minutia of grass roots conservative politics has seen the rise and fall of personalities like the ebb and flow of the daily tide. The lack of a uniting purpose inside conservative circles is almost beyond repairing. However, there is a chance for redemption before it's too late.
The historical notion of private property as accepted by both public policy experts and esteemed legal minds seemed to escape both the Frederick County Council and the Frederick County Planning Commission during two separate hearings this past week. Private property rights can be diminished if it's for the greater good.
Frederick County has had its own bridge to nowhere over the past three years. The CREST budget fiasco stands out as the most textbook of cases whereby mismanagement and professional ineptitude is rewarded handsomely with state money.
Last Thursday the County Council once again was called upon to rubber stamp legislation under the watchful eye of County Executive Jan The First. She announced once more that she was going to codify her personal vision of Frederick County's future into law.
Maryland's new socialist party been certified. Why? It's very simple. Many of the latest statistics are now showing a Maryland labor market that has not fully recovered to pre-recession levels of income.
The loyal obedient consent to County Executive Jan The First was on full display this past week as Dr. Lois Jarman was appointed to the nonpartisan Frederick County Board of Education by the Frederick County Council in a vote of 5 to 2.
DACA students should be taught that President Donald Trump is evil! Conservatives candidates for the Frederick County Board of Education are a venereal disease that must be nipped in the bud!
The growing animosity between Gov. Larry Hogan and President Donald Trump was on full display at the Niskanen Center's conference held in Washington earlier this month.
Some were greeted on social media this week with a new cause for progressive Christmas outrage. This year, it's the classic children’s cartoon "Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer" that's ruining Christmas for the political correctness crowd. The PC bruisers are attacking a Christmas classic because it (allegedly) promotes bullying.
Last Saturday an angry mob of protesters from the countryside invaded the urban centers of France to protest fuel tax increases. Those taxes have hurt the rural areas of France on a large scale.
This past March, many conservatives were flabbergasted when some Republican legislators in Annapolis went along with a so called bipartisan plan fix to Obamacare in Maryland.