Blank

BY COLUMNISTS

| Joe Charlebois | Guest Columnist | Harry M. Covert | Norman M. Covert | Hayden Duke | Jason Miller | Ken Kellar | Patricia A. Kelly | Edward Lulie III | Tom McLaughlin | Patricia Price | Cindy A. Rose | Richard B. Weldon Jr. | Brooke Winn |

DOCUMENTS


The Tentacle


Jason Miller

December 11, 2017
Learning from Montgomery County’s Mistakes
Jason Miller

In case you missed it this last week in The Washington Post, Montgomery County is having a crisis with a $120 million shortfall in their fiscal budget. I know… you’re shocked…


December 4, 2017
Is no one at fault in Kate Steinle’s death?
Jason Miller

The verdict in the Kate Steinle murder case has me wondering if criminal justice has been replaced by social justice. I have read and heard countless explanations by progressive talking heads, who are saying – or who have written – that the acquittal of Ms. Steinle’s accused murderer Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was shocking, but fair.


November 27, 2017
Why ruin a perfectly good meal?
Jason Miller

I’m a gas guzzling, gun toting, bible thumping redneck, and you’re a tree hugging, granola chewing, flag burning professional victim. Now shut your mouth and pass the gravy!


November 20, 2017
You can’t always get what you want – Part 2
Jason Miller

Republican efforts leading up to the Frederick City municipal elections were slow and cumbersome. Much of the support promised by the Maryland State Republican Party for Frederick City had been rerouted to Annapolis to hold the line there.


November 15, 2017
You can’t always get what you want…Part 1
Jason Miller

Like it or not, the Frederick City general election was indeed a decisive route for the Frederick County Republican Party. I saw where some of the GOP our candidates offered a portrait of poise and graciousness in defeat.


October 30, 2017
“Lest We Forget!”
Jason Miller

The Communist Manifesto, written by Karl Marx and Friederich Engels in 1848, shook the world. It outlined a worker’s utopia where every individual person would be paid fairly, treated fairly, and everyone would be respected and valued simply for being human.


October 23, 2017
Crossing My Fingers
Jason Miller

In 1925 the town of Bladensburg, Maryland allowed the American Legion to oversee the construction of a monument in the form of a large cross on public land to honor 49 servicemen who died in World War I. The monument was aptly dubbed the Peace Cross.


October 16, 2017
The Montgomery County Misery Index
Jason Miller

Last week Montgomery County declared that it would not pay for a living wage study done by a private company it hired. The study was flawed. The study results may be flawed, but not as badly as the flaws of the living wage itself,


October 9, 2017
Breaking Speculation!
Jason Miller

Like many of you, I was shocked, saddened, and disgusted by the shooting in Las Vegas. This mass shooting was a cold and calculated massacre that should remind all of us that evil lurks in our midst.


October 2, 2017
Why are Liberals embarrassed by Conservatives?
Jason Miller

When America was a fledgling nation many of our countryman had fought directly in the American Revolution and others did so indirectly on its behalf. The consensus was for many to return to their farms, taverns, or store and let the political people work out the details.


September 25, 2017
The Destruction of the NFL
Jason Miller

I remember when football was a chance for everyone to come together and cheer on their team. The business of football was football. A sports team of any kind was once a unifying opportunity for entire communities to join in fellowship.


September 19, 2017
Is Sanctuary Status Truly Social Justice?
Jason Miller

Last Sunday was U.S. Constitution Day. This got me thinking about the rule of law. Today, as I reflect on the current events surrounding sanctuary advocates in our county, I find myself recalling the wisdom of having been taught about citizenship, the Constitution and general civics at an early age.


September 11, 2017
In the Shadow of a Meme
Jason Miller

As the Frederick County election season starts, Democrat incumbents on the County Council will engage in an agenda of verbal trickery, historical revisions, and false outrage.


September 4, 2017
An Honestly Dishonest Excuse
Jason Miller

I can’t stand tax dollars being used to fund private enterprise. I also can’t stand Frederick County government being the natural predator of free enterprise.


August 22, 2017
A Monumental Disgrace
Jason Miller

It is a matter of common knowledge that racism and cultural intolerance are the antithesis of American values. The horrific acts that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, by the white nationalists, Neo-Nazis, KKK members, and the other degenerates, should weigh heavy on our minds.



Yellow Cab
The Morning News Express with Bob Miller
The Covert Letter

Advertisers here do not necessarily agree or disagree with the opinions expressed by the individual columnist appearing on The Tentacle.


Each Article contained on this website is COPYRIGHTED by The Octopussm LLC. All rights reserved. No Part of this website and/or its contents may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means - graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping, or information storage and retrieval systems, without the expressed written permission of The Tentaclesm, and the individual authors. Pages may be printed for personal use, but may not be reproduced in any publication - electronic or printed - without the express written permission of The Tentaclesm; and the individual authors.

Site Developed & Hosted by The JaBITCo Group, Inc. For questions on site navigation or links please contact Webmaster.

The JaBITCo Group, Inc. is not responsible for any written articles or letters on this site.