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Derek ShackelfordDerek Shackelford
Bethany StevensonBethany Stevenson
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Blaine R. YoungBlaine R. Young
John P. SnyderJohn P. Snyder
Earl 'Rocky' MacintoshEarl 'Rocky' Macintosh
Richard B. Weldon Jr.Richard B. Weldon Jr.
Alan ImhoffAlan Imhoff
George WenschhofGeorge Wenschhof
Joe VolzJoe Volz
Tim WesolekTim Wesolek
Tony SolteroTony Soltero
Craig WolfCraig Wolf
 Edward Lulie III Edward Lulie III
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Jason GrabillJason Grabill
Tom McLaughlinTom McLaughlin
Roy MeachumRoy Meachum

Wile E. DelaplaineWile E. Delaplaine
Kevin E. DayhoffKevin E. Dayhoff
John W. AshburyJohn W. Ashbury
Patricia A. KellyPatricia A. Kelly
Chris PattersonChris Patterson
Chris CaveyChris Cavey
Harriet E. LulieHarriet E. Lulie
Karen Lewis Karen Lewis
Katie NashKatie Nash
Billy ShreveBilly Shreve
Maude FranceschinaMaude Franceschina
Farrell Keough Farrell Keough
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Earl "Rocky" Mackintosh
Guest Columnist on Code Home Rule


Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Kevin E. Dayhoff
Hate Crimes' Slippery Slope On May 3rd the U. S. House of Representatives voted 237 to 180 to pass H.R. 1592, the "Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act."

Patricia A. Kelly
The Lake Reflection I'm putting away my grandmother's dishes. There aren't many of them left, but, when I touch them, I can still see them in her kitchen and remember her "new" house and these "new" dishes. I'm at the lake, again.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Roy Meachum
Ailing Sport of Kings Growing up in New Orleans horse racing simply could not be avoided. The bangtails ran for their prizes from about Thanksgiving until spring signaled colder climes were in the process of thawing out.

Monday, May 14, 2007

Richard B. Weldon Jr.
Political Winners & Losers (Part Two) In last Monday's entry, we analyzed federal and state politicos and organization on the winning and losing sides of the electoral and ideological battlefield. This week, in addition to a few statewide stragglers, we bring the focus a little closer to home.

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Tom McLaughlin
The Woes of Jamestown The royal hat lady (Queen Elizabeth) was in the United States celebrating the 400th anniversary of Jamestown. She said the history of Jamestown had undergone revisions and would continue to evolve. I have read everything about the new theories of the settlements' founding and am relating the following account.

Friday, May 11, 2007

Roy Meachum
Political Lull Matters have been reduced to muttering on the local political scene. For all its quietness, the atmosphere retains a charge that might bring a storm, in the media anyway. In my years as an observer, I have never seen or sniffed anything like this.

George Wenschhof
Downtown Parking Woes We should stop tripping over dollars to pick up pennies and seriously consider making changes in parking policy for downtown Frederick.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

John W. Ashbury
"Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Judged" The rhetoric is getting out of hand. Pundits - and members of Congress - across the board are vilifying George W. Bush, almost to the point of comparing him with the most treacherous villains in history. It has to stop.

Chris Cavey
The Kobayashi Maru Test Our forefathers were more advanced and truly beyond our modern scope of thought when it came to the importance of freedoms, liberty and the rights of individual citizens. They understood that government, meaning any government, is its own worst enemy.

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Kevin E. Dayhoff
Déjà Vu, All Over Again Our Congress is embarking on yet another curious and quixotic adventure, almost like the movie "Ground Hog Day." This time it is again delving into a perilous journey to develop a cogent approach to immigration reform.

Katie Nash
Safe Political Rhetoric Our Frederick County commissioners cite several reasons for refusing to appoint a charter writing board. Although all are inherently flawed in logic, one bizarre, albeit prominent, argument is that there should be a "groundswell" from charter advocates to convince the commissioners that this form of government is right for the county.

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Roy Meachum
May's First Weekend With the sunshine and soft winds returned, this weekend past was almost normal, except for one significant factor: a dozen young Americans lost their lives in Iraq. The casualty rate among natives was the usual: scores wounded and mutilated and some 100 wasted.

Farrell Keough
"The Play's The Thing" "These darts and arrows will pierce my outer shell, but will not disparage the contents within." Developcus from Shakeyspeare's Urbania, Act 17, Scene 11.

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