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Wednesday, June 3, 2020


The Chalkboard

I love chalkboards. Slate ones only. As a child we called them blackboards. There’s something about the feel of chalk...

March 3, 2020 Senior Notice (Ages 50+)

Frederick Senior Center, Spring registration for trips and classes opens at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 10.  You can pay on line at tinyurl.com/50-Center.For complete...

Protecting Parental Rights – Call To Action!

Informed Choice Maryland has put out a Call to Action to protect parental rights! On February 7, 2020 Frederick...

The Constitution: The Foundation Of A Nation

By Liberty Nation GenZ Staff Before there was the United States, colonists from other countries lived in America but were...

Karl Bickel Defends 287(g) Audit

Editor’s Note:  This Letter to the Editor Originally appeared on January 7, 2020 it is re-posted here for continuity in our transition.


Mark your calendars and gather your friends, on March 2, 2020 The Tentacle will launch its new website.  Keep an eye out for the...

What Is A Republican?

What is a Republican? Locally all it means is that the person in question wrote an “R” in a box. It means nothing more or nothing less. Some say a Republican stands for, “God, country and family”. Others might say a Republican stands for “limited government, limited spending, and low taxes”.

Linganore Lancers Win County Championship Over Oakdale

Guest Columnist: Chaz Packan On February 25, 2020 the Linganore Lancers boys basketball captured their second county title.  It was their first since 2017 when they...

Republicans To Black Voters: The Start Of A Conversation

Nearing the end of Black History Month, the Democratic presidential nomination contest is in a full envenerating gallop towards South Carolina: the first opportunity for a significant black population, the party’s most loyal constituency, to vote in these contests.

XFL Week 3 Recap

Guest Columnist: Chaz Packan Houston-34 - Tampa Bay-27 The Houston Roughnecks remained undefeated with a 34-27 victory over the Vipers. Houston quarterback PJ Walker was once again...