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Monday, May 25, 2020

Senator Michael Hough Responds to Why He Voted to Pass HB 1300 – The...

Senator Hough was asked why he voted for HB1300 (the Kirwan bill). His response is in the image provided.

BREAKING – General Assembly Shuts Down Public Testimony

Has tyranny reached the halls of the General Assembly in Annapolis?  The Tentacle heard that Speaker of the House,...

BREAKING NEWS: Briefing on Coronavirus Monday

Superintendent of Frederick County Public Schools, Dr. Teresa Alban has informed The Tentacle that FCPS’s Pandemic Plan for the Coronavirus was reviewed by Frederick...

Anal Sex In The 8th Grade Classroom – Part II

WARNING: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE/CONTENT My angst began with the cavalier way sex education appears to be taught in our local...

Anal Sex In The 8th Grade Classroom – Part I

In November of 2019 a parent voiced her concerns to me over a Frederick County Public Schools, 8th grade lesson on sex that involved...

Justice For The Weed Family

On September 20, 2019 around 5:30 p.m., while walking around the Great Frederick Fair, John Weed of Mt. Airy was enjoying time with his family, when he was approached by two males. The two males were brothers ages 15 and 16.  They asked Mr. Weed for a dollar.  He said no, at which point some sort of dialogue began.

You Aren’t Paying Enough Of Your Fair Share

I was very disappointed when I read recently that Councilmember Michael Blue is going to co-sponsor an increase of $1 in Recordation Fees. You might think I’m being stingy, and rightly so. Right now our Recordation Fee is $6.00 per $500, if passed the $1 increase would take it to $7.00 per $500.

Notice Of Meeting

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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.