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Pattee Brown

October 29, 2015
Feeling UBER Safe
Pattee Brown

While I wasn’t actually there, I imagine that on the 1st day commercial airlines opened to the public, a conversation between the guys who engineered trains went something like this…


May 7, 2013
Talk to Each Other
Pattee Brown

The breakdown of communication is culpable for practically every failed relationship. Relationships of the personal nature as well as of the business nature are typically torn asunder due to communication failing and those involved being unable to bridge that gap that just keeps growing as time passes.


April 23, 2013
To Walmart or Not to Walmart?
Pattee Brown

Recently there has been much discussion regarding the possibility of a Walmart being erected at the Frederick Towne Mall. But whether the site should house a Walmart isn’t necessarily a decision the city’s Board of Aldermen should be making.


April 9, 2013
Show Me Why We Need This!
Pattee Brown

This year a new standard of teaching will be implemented by Frederick County Public Schools called Common Core Curriculum. Maryland was one of the first states in the nation to adopt this new curriculum back in 2011.


March 26, 2013
Religion and Politics Never Mix
Pattee Brown

Expecting the new pope not to be against gay marriage is as absurd as expecting elected officials to vote for or against a bill based on their personal religious convictions. The Founding Fathers were right; religion needs to stay out of politics and vice versa.


March 12, 2013
What if you arenít absolutely right?
Pattee Brown

Politics is the new religion. Today, if you identify with any party, chances are your commitment to that fold is akin to a religious faith. This phenomenon has become so pervasive that otherwise reasonable people have become ideologues, incapable of speaking out against their party for fear of being ostracized.



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