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The Republican Women Of Frederick County Salutes: Hiram Rhodes Revels, America’s First African American...
It is likely that many, if not most Americans, assume no African American ever held high public office until Barbara Jordan was elected to Congress in 1972. It is also likely that most Americans assume Jordan to be the first African American from the South elected to hold high office in the Federal government. Both of these assumptions are incorrect.
When you hear the name Ida B. Wells, what words come to mind? Journalist? Civil rights activist? Suffragette? Abolitionist? Indeed, all these words accurately describe Ida B. Wells, but there is another word that describes her just as accurately as all the others, and probably, it is one that will surprise you. That word is Republican
In his 2018 book “The Increasingly United States,” Daniel J. Hopkins summarizes the circumstances surrounding state and local politics. In it, he looks at the factors that have made national politics the dominant focus for American citizens. The gist of his book is that Americans’ interest in politics at the national level has remained steady over the years, while interest in state and local politics has declined considerably.
HB 4 – LONG GUN REGISTRATION “BACK-GROUND CHECK” BILL Similar to the handgun board fight, the same last two weeks have been packed with fighting a dangerous registration bill of rifle and shotgun transfers requiring back-ground checks, which the Democrats have touted as their premier “gun control” legislative goal.
When I learned Michael Bunitsky wasn’t going to run for another term on the Board of Education I asked him if he would tell me why. Mr. Bunitsky and I have disagreed on many, many things but his response below will illustrate why I have the utmost respect for him as a human being.
Mr. Jason Miller, in his Back To You Mr. Bickel piece published January 8th seems to have placed the defense of Mr. Edward Burrell’s concerns about the County’s audit of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) 287(g) agreement with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) back in my court.