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Two Maryland Republicans Vote Against the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights

What is LEOBR and what does it actually provide to Police Officers? Well, here is a very basic definition: “The purpose of the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights is to guarantee certain procedural safeguards to law enforcement officers during any investigation or interrogation or subsequent hearing that could lead to disciplinary action, demotion or dismissal.”

What You Should Expect of Your Pastors & Elders

Church leadership is at the center of New Testament teaching because the people of a congregation will rise only to the maturity of their leader. This was made clear when Jesus told Peter to, “Feed my sheep.” Sheep are by their nature, followers – Willing to follow a good shepherd into greener pastures and likewise willing to follow a poor shepherd into danger. Thus, the man who takes the mantle of shepherd becomes responsible for the children of God.

WHAT SCIENCE ARE WE SUPPOSED TO BELIEVE?

Always remember this: science doesn’t speak; scientists do. But which doctors and scientists are we supposed to believe when we’ve heard conflicting information for a year now? Polls show that most Americans no longer trust the so-called experts such as Dr. Anthony Fauci. That’s a good thing.

“We Are One Human Race”

Several far-Left outlets have printed misrepresentations of my floor speech opposing HB 132/SB 41 – lowering the age of consent to 12 years old for children without notice, knowledge or consent of their parents, for mental health (including sex change advice), where I referenced Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 1950 European Commission on Human Rights.

Arkansas Legislature passes bill banning Planned Parenthood from public schools

Arkansas lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed a bill that would, if enacted, prohibit Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from providing resources to public schools.

Earth Day, a/k/a Vladimir Lenin’s Birthday

Even with distance learning, Frederick County Public Schools is still on a mission to elevate Earth Day over Constitution Day.  For the next week...

In Chesapeake oysters’ future: underwater drones, shellfish barges?

People have been farming oysters in the Chesapeake Bay since at least the 1800s, and some of the methods and tools in use today haven’t changed much.

Left-Wing Cultural Marxism Poisons Baseball

The 2021 MLB Season started off with such promise last Thursday only to meet a swift rebuke due to a controversial decision involving the location of the annual All-Star Game in July which was to be hosted by the city of Atlanta and the Braves Franchise. The decision, years in the making which current Commissioner Rob Manfred made in the summer of 2016 was suddenly and swiftly revoked for something that would be completely uncontroversial in normal times - a Georgia Voter Protection law that strengths voting procedures including ID for absentee and mail-in ballots as well as in-person voting.

Bill Maher’s Insightful and Funny Covid Monologue

Bill Maher has been a voice for sanity from the beginning of the lockdowns, raising plenty of questions along the way. His latest material is gold, however. He rightly decries the politicization of medicine and the manner in which the media has been a handmaiden of panic throughout. Let us hope that his monologue, transcript below, is a foreshadowing of what will soon emerge as the conventional wisdom.

What Should Christian’s be Fighting Against? Tucker Carlson Knows

What Should Christian's be Fighting Against? Tucker Carlson Knows