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The Republican Women Of Frederick County Salute Ida B. Wells

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

Grievance Porn Over Happiness

“And as for those who are happy, they will be in Paradise, abiding there so long as the heavens and the earth endure, unless your Lord wills, as uninterrupted giving.” This is a quote from the Quran about happiness, (Quran 11:108). Do you like to be happy? I do, nearly all of the time. I find that on some cold and gray days that a cantankerous attitude goes well with a cold breeze and a cardigan. But, I like to be happy, I’m sure you do as well.

Partisanship And Voting Trends In State And Local Elections

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.

Frederick County Public Schools Tone Deaf

Genocide is a term used to describe violence against members of a national, ethnic, racial or religious group with the intent to destroy the entire group. The word came into general usage only after World War II, when the full extent of the atrocities committed by the Nazi regime against European Jews during that conflict became known. Three times in history Jewish people have faced attempted genocide simply because they were Jewish.

Things To Do This Weekend

Things To Do This Weekend – Friday through Sunday (occasional Weekday) Don’t let those warm days fool you, winter isn’t over yet!  Let’s see what we...

Ignoring The Victims

I've heard from a lot families over the last year telling me about their child being bullied or physically attacked while at school. So when another parent contacted me, about a week and a half ago, about their child being attacked by a transgender student, I wasn’t shocked.

Prayers To Mr. Limbaugh

I was just a 14 year old kid in 1993. That’s when I remember my Aunt Joyce telling my dad (Greg) about the most remarkable man that she had heard on the radio. It was at one of our family get togethers when my grandparents were still living and the family gathered more often. That was the first time anyone spoke to me about Rush Limbaugh.

Cox’s General Assembly Report 2020 – Volume 1 Part II

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.

Delegate Dan Cox’s Report From Annapolis

CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN BOARD VOTE FALLS ONLY FIVE VOTES SHORT OF SUSTAINING THE GOVERNOR’S VETO

The Battle For Commissioner Government Begins

Citizens for Commissioner Government launched their petition signing February 1, 2020 at Fire In Ice at Market and Patrick Streets in Frederick.  Signature gatherers were stationed around the city with clip boards and petitions.