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Friday, September 30, 2016

DHS Secretary 'Concerned' About Illegal Aliens From Middle East

(CNSNews.com) - Poverty and violence in Central America continue to push hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens toward the United States, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress on Tuesday. He said he's particularly concerned about infiltrators from the Middle East.

"I am concerned about what we refer to as the special interest alien that comes from the other hemisphere that turns up on our southern border," Johnson told the Senate Homeland Security Committee.

"We don't see this very often. It's a very small percentage of those who are apprehended on our southern border who are coming from the Middle East region.

"I have put in place a working group within my department over the last several months to work with the law enforcement components of other governments in Central and South America to interdict these people before they get to our border and to share intelligence about what we are seeing.."

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Child Prostitution Just Became Legal In California – Do You Agree With Why?

I don’t even know what to say to this one. Just when you think California can’t get any more depraved, they surprise you. Governor Moonbeam has just decriminalized prostitution for minors in his state. He claims it is meant to make life after human trafficking easier for those forced into it. But the consequences of this move make pedophilia far more acceptable there. Yes, adults are still guilty of a crime… maybe. Since minors are not, it becomes a gray area. The Islamists in California, the Marxists and NAMBLA must be rejoicing over this.

I guess I should not be surprised from a state that wants to ban gender identity and allows polygamy, bestiality, etc. They say this law will protect minors from the stigma of sex-trafficking – what it really does is it makes it much easier to grow and conduct the business of sex-trafficking children. It promotes it for God’s sake. Along with this ruling, Jerry Brown is taking away state benefits for those who ARE victims of the sex industry. It’s as if he’s promoting white slavery for children.

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Hall, police accounts differ greatly

Although Berlin mayoral hopeful and District 2 Councilwoman Lisa Hall admitted this week that she was charged in April with possession of flunitrazepam in South Carolina, police records say that was not the case.

Hall, according to law enforcement officials in Charleston County, was charged with marijuana possession on April 29. Prescription medications, illegal or otherwise, were not involved.

Information on that arrest sent to local media this week was apparently misunderstood, leading some to conclude erroneously that Hall had been charged with possession of the flunitrazepam, also known as Rohypnol, and which cannot be purchased legally in this country.

The error resulted from an apparent misinterpretation of the standardized charging documents, which list multiple drug classifications as well as flunitrazepam.

On Monday, however, Hall responded to the misguided speculation and said, “I was in South Carolina and I got stopped and I had a plastic bag ... this was back in April and I paid the ticket and never went back there. I don’t know why they waited until now to bring it up.”

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Finallyall this crap about Global warming makes sense



 A Tale of Two Cities



Chicago               Houston




Population
2.7 million

2.15 million




Median Home Income
$38,600

$37,000




%African-American
38.9%

24%




% Hispanic
29.9%

44%




% Asian
5.5%

6%




% Non-Hispanic White
28.7%

26%




Pretty similar until you compare the following:


Chicago, IL

Houston, TX






Concealed Carry    - Legal
No

Yes






# of Gun Stores
None

184 Dedicated gun stores plus 1500 - legal places to buy guns--Wal-Mart, K-mart, sporting goods, etc.






Homicides, 2012
1,806

207






Homicides per 100K
38.4

9.6






Avg. January high temperature  (F)
31

63






Conclusion:          
Cold weather causes murders due to global warming

Rt. 13 Near Pep Boys This Morning


Naylor Mill @ Mill Pond Condos, Toys R Us


Jeh Johnson Doesn't Know How Many People Mistakenly Granted Citizenship Were From Iran, Syria, Libya

On Sept. 8, the Homeland Security Department's inspector-general reported that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 individuals who were under deportation or removal orders.

On Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress the actual number is "somewhere around" 750. But Johnson could not say how many of them were from countries known to be havens for terrorists.

"Were any of them from special interest countries?" Sen. Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, asked Johnson.

"Not off hand," Johnson replied. "I -- I can't -- I can't give you that breakdown offhand. It is a -- I suspect it is a knowable fact, which we can provide you."

Johnson said a process to "de-naturalize" those people is now under way. "And we're going to continue to do that."

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UN's Hypocritical Call for Reparations

A new report out of the UN argues that the United States' history of slavery justifies reparations for black Americans. The report states, “In particular, the legacy of colonial history, enslavement, racial subordination and segregation, racial terrorism and racial inequality in the United States remains a serious challenge, as there has been no real commitment to reparations and to truth and reconciliation for people of African descent.” The report points to recent police shootings of blacks as further evidence to support its conclusion that America is still a white-dominated racist society. According to the UN, “The dangerous ideology of white supremacy inhibits social cohesion amongst the US population.”

The report suggests that reparations could come in a variety of forms, such as “a formal apology, health initiatives, educational opportunities … psychological rehabilitation, technology transfer and financial support, and debt cancellation.” Interestingly, many of the mentioned reparations have already happened in various forms, but under the classification of “welfare.” And look how well that turned out…

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Fracas Over Stop and Frisk

Debate moderator Lester Holt’s claim that the New York Police Department’s “stop and frisk” practice was declared unconstitutional because it was racist, an assertion seconded by Hillary Clinton, was more evidence that Holt was heavily biased toward Clinton.

The actual facts surrounding the case against “stop and frisk” are these: In the 1968 Terry v. Ohio case, an 8-1 Supreme Court ruling upheld as constitutional law enforcement’s practice of stopping and frisking individuals who they deemed reasonably suspicious. This law has never been overturned and is practiced by police departments across the country to this today.

Holt’s reference to it being declared unconstitutional is based upon a ruling by federal Judge Shira Scheindlin, who ruled in 2013 that the NYPD’s application of the law was racially biased and therefore unconstitutional. Judge Scheindlin was later removed from the case under allegations of her own bias against police — just as Donald Trump correctly noted Monday night.

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Charlotte Leaders Diffuse Soros-Funded Protests

Man electrocuted attempting to steal booby trapped Trump sign.

Comey: Justice Dept Gave Cheryl Mills Immunity, Not FBI

FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the Justice Department gave immunity to top Hillary Clinton aide and attorney Cheryl Mills, not the bureau.

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R., Wis.) questioned Comey on the matter at a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee.

“Who authorized granting Cheryl Mills immunity?” Sensenbrenner asked.

“It’s a decision made by the Department of Justice. I don’t know at what level inside,” Comey said. “In our investigations, if anything, any kind of immunity comes from the prosecutors, not the investigators.”

Sensenbrenner then asked if Mills requested the immunity.

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Harford Road In Wicomico County


In Their Own Words: Why Bill’s ‘Bimbos’ Fear a Hillary Presidency

As women’s issues become part of the 2016 presidential race, it may be instructive to review recent statements made by some of Bill Clinton’s alleged female victims regarding the ambitions of Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

Last week, Hillary accused Republican canddiate Donald Trump of having a “penchant for sexism” in an interview with the Des Moines Register in Iowa. The billionaire fired back on Twitter: “Be careful Hillary as you play the war on women or women being degraded card.”

Trump followed up with a second tweet, saying, “Hillary, when you complain about ‘a penchant for sexism,’ who are you referring to? I have great respect for women. BE CAREFUL!”

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Delaware Ave. In Delmar




FBI Bombshell: Huma Abedin Caught in Falsehood—but No Followup

The release of FBI documentsrelating to the Clinton email investigation reveal that top Clinton aide Huma Abedin picked one username that Clinton would use on the server, despite claiming she had no knowledge of the server.

In recent heavily redacted FBI documents relating to the email hacks and the role that one Clinton “confidential assistant” played in the management of Clinton’s mobile devices and email security, certain documents outline a conversation between Clinton aides Huma Abedin and Monica Handley, Clinton Foundation official Justin Cooper.

Hanley revealed in her second interview with the FBI on June 23rd the full details of a conference call between her, Huma Abedin, Justin Cooper, and a fourth party whose name has been redacted by the FBI. The call was apparently “over concerns related to a reported hack by Sidney Blumenthal’s email account.”

“Cooper provided Hanley an Apple Mac laptop from the Clinton Foundation, which Hanley took home to her apartment (redacted),” the documents reveal. “Hanley created an archive of Hillary R. Clinton’s hdr22@clintonemail.com as a result of concerns about the reported hack of Blumenthal’s account.”

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Clinton rape accuser drops Twitter bomb on Chelsea

'Your father was, and probably still is, a sexual predator'

After Bill and Hillary Clinton’s daughter attacked GOP nominee Donald Trump for daring to mention her father’s sexual “transgressions” this week, Juanita Broaddrick – who famously accused former President Bill Clinton of raping her – took to Twitter Wednesday to deliver the bad news to Chelsea Clinton: “Your parents are not good people,” and “Your father was, and probably still is, a sexual predator.”

A series of six tweets came from Broaddrick, who says Clinton raped her in a hotel room 38 years ago. WND recently reported that a nurse who treated her after the alleged sexual assault confirmed Broaddrick’s account.

After the first presidential debate Monday, Trump said he didn’t want to discuss the issue of Clinton’s sexual “transgressions” because the former first daughter was present at the event.

“I didn’t want to do it with Chelsea … I didn’t want to say what I was going to say with Chelsea in the room,” Trump told ABC News.

Chelsea responded to Trump’s statement during an interview with Cosmopolitan magazine:

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Your Opinion, Was It Rigged?

One Of The Funniest Comments I've Seen All Year!


"If Hillary wins I'm moving to Fruitland".

Cleanup At JMB Auditorium Has Begun


Overnight storm flooded JMB Auditorium Thurs. Cleanup has begun and damage is being assessed as we prepare to restore this much-used space.

Publishers Notes: Because SBYNews had an "exclusive" on the image yesterday, the BOE felt the need to publish the above images for the rest of the media to have something to use. (LOL) 

However, there was NO explanation as to how this happened. Perhaps the roof collapsed? 

160 Black Leaders Slam NAACP’s Opposition to School Choice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of more than 160 black leaders is demanding that the NAACP call off its planned push for national moratorium on charter schools by highlighting the benefits of school choice for black families.

The NAACP, a self-described “civil rights” group, in July announced plans to call for a national charter school moratorium to align with the nation’s largest teachers unions, which view charter schools that are typically not unionized as direct competition in public education.

Mother Jones reports:

In a September 21 letter, a coalition of educators, current and former politicians, public officials, and black leaders claimed that the charter school moratorium would deny parents the opportunity to choose “what’s best for their children” – and restrict access to high-quality alternatives to traditional public schools.

“The proposed (NAACP) resolution cites a variety of cherry-picked and debunked claims about charter schools,” the letter reads. “The notion of dedicated charter school founders and educators acting like predatory subprime mortgage lenders – a comparison the resolution explicitly makes – is a far cry from the truth.”

The NAACP’s position against charter schools, however, falls in line with the Democratic Party Platform, which is heavily influenced by the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association. The NEA sent the NAACP a $100,000 “national partnership grant” in 2014 that many believe is evidence that the black rights group sold out students for political gain, EAGnewsreports.

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When Donald Trump Donated More Then $100,000.00 To Hillary in 2009, She Wasn't Complaining!

She implies Donald Trump is a cheat because he doesn't pay taxes. Are Americans really that stupid. Donald Trumps businesses collect and pay billions of dollars in taxes. Mr. Trump has never cheated the United States. He has followed all the rules and regulations, (laws) Hillary Clinton and thousands of other elected officials created. As Mr. Trump stated, CHANGE THE LAWS! If you've ever wondered why businesses are leaving America, Liberals can't seem to thank and recognize successful business people and instead they make false claims they don't pay taxes. You remember, "YOU DIDN'T BUILD THAT BUSINESS". 

Funny though, in 2009 Trump made a huge donation to Hillary and guess what, she never complained then. In fact, look at ALL of the people who have made major donations to her campaign this go around. THEY DON'T PAY TAXES EITHER! Talk about a hypocrite! Do as I say, not as I do.  

Thank God Its Friday 9-30-16

What will you be doing this weekend?

After 30 Years, Who's Really Been Rebuilding America


During the Clinton / Trump Debate recently Mr. Trump brought up the FACT that Hillary Clinton has had the last 30 years in public office to FIX things in America. Look at what Mr. Trump has done to the old Post Office in Washington, D.C.. GO HERE to view many more of Trump's buildings around the World.

While Hillary wants to offer free healthcare, free college and many other entitlements, Mr. Trump stated she's had 30 years to make things right and instead we are 20 TRILLION in debt and we cannot afford to give America away any longer while our country crumbles, especially infrastructure. 
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Newark, NJ.

I challenge any one of you to show me ONE building Mr. Trump owns that has fallen into disrepair! 

Liberals live in a "throw away society" and have proven, (Detroit, Baltimore, Philly & others) that giving away affordable housing does NOT work. On a local level, (Salisbury) more liberal leaders refuse to learn from past mistakes and are selling off publicly owned property to investors who will build affordable housing. Roads are crumbling. Anyone who drives under bridges in Salisbury immediately see the concrete crumbling for many years now. I could go on and on but I think you can see my point.

Four more years of Liberal Leadership will crush America. Thank God Donald trump is willing to fight to "Make America Great Again" because NO politician is willing to FIGHT. instead they just want to GIVE things away we can no longer afford. Locally we have watched our liberal leadership tear down perfectly good schools only to spend tens of millions of taxpayer dollars on new ones. IF they had simply maintained what we have, those buildings could stand for more then 100 years and simply be upgraded. 

America is in trouble and we must reinvest into the greatest country on earth OR simply throw away our society as a whole. Vote trump 2016! 

Gender-neutral homecoming 'queen,' female 'king'

BETHESDA, Md. – Students at a Maryland high school will get to choose whether they want to be considered as a king or queen, regardless of their gender, as part of a gender-neutral homecoming court.

The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/2cKXAmp ) reports Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School student government representatives voted last week that the top two finalists from a ballot will be crowned at the school's football game Oct. 7. Those honored could include two boys, two girls, transgender students or a boy-girl duo.

Each winner gets to decide how they want to be identified: as "royalty" or as a king or queen.

Student Government Association President Jacob Rains says students didn't want to tell their fellow classmates that boys can only be considered as kings, while girls could only be seen as queens.

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DELMAR: Bank at School Program!

Bank at School Program!

Our Bank at School Program will begin on Wednesday, October 5th. Every Wednesday morning a representative will be in the cafeteria starting at 7:30 for students to open and make deposits into a M&T savings account. Every middle school student will be coming home with an application that would need to be returned with a copy of the student's birth certificate, social security card, and at least $1.00 to open the account. If you have any questions about this program please contact Kristen Jones at Kristen.jones@delmar.k12.de.us.
M&T @ School Overview

How to Open an M&T @ School Account
The DELMAR branch of M&T Bank located at 38716 SUSSEX HWY DELMAR, DE will open its M&T @ School on October 5 @ 7:30 AM.

• Every child at DELMAR MIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL will have the opportunity to open a non-custodial savings account. The account will be set up in the child’s name alone and parents will not have access to these funds.

• Accounts are provided to M&T @ School participants at no monthly cost.

• M&T @ School will operate every WEDNESDAY @ 7:30 AM and will set up in the CAFITERIA.

• School branch banks are for deposits only.

• Withdrawals may be made at any regular full-service branch of M&T Bank.

• Attached is the Account Opening Permission Form

o Please return this form along with a copy of the students Birth Certificate and Social Security Card.

o Upon receipt of the completed permission slip and a $1.00 minimum deposit, the student will sign a signature card and IRS Form W-9, which is required for tax reporting purposes.

Newest Donald Trump Campaign Ad (Hillary Clinton MEDICALLY Morally Unfit FAINTING Coughing 911 2016)

Muslim Woman Caught Buying Soda With Food Stamps To Sell In Her Store

Hardly: ‘Free’ College Plan Comes with $350 Billion Price Tag

Hillary Clinton’s free college plan is long on promises but short on specifics - like who’ll pay for it.

Maybe the Clinton Foundation could foot the bill. After all, it received at least $500,000 from Arizona State University, not to mention tens of millions more from 180 other donors who lobbied the State Department when Clinton was in charge. If there’s one thing the Clintons understand, it’s how to generate free cash.

But not even the Clinton Foundation, with nearly $333 million in reported net assets, could afford Clinton’s college give-away, which she projects will cost $350 billion over the next 10 years.

Under the plan, officially dubbed the New College Compact, in-state tuition at public two-year and four-year colleges and universities would be free for students whose families earn $125,000 or less annually, roughly 80 percent of all American families.

The remaining 20 percent of American families, the supposed rich under Clinton’s plan, would foot the bill.

Additional tax funds, interest rate cuts, repayment caps and loan forgiveness schemes would be used to make college a virtually debt-free experience.

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Road Conditions In Wicomico County This Morning

Gumby is not washed out but water rushing across the road. Also, Tilghman has flooded at this time. We suggest you consider other routes.

UPDATE: Laws, Nutters Crossing and Morris Leonard roads are also flooded. The east side of the County also has serious flooding.

TV Clip Shows Donald Trump Did Not Support Iraq War, Despite Lester Holt, 'Fact Check' Claims

A rediscovered 2003 interview of Donald Trump has knocked sideways the Democrats’ media-magnified strategy to hide Hillary Clinton’s support for the 2003 Iraq campaign.

The Democrats’ strategy is to divert attention from Clinton’s support for the war by arguing that Trump backed the Iraq campaign in 2003. They base that claim on a tepid 2002 endorsement by Trump when he was being interviewed on Howard Stern’s radio show. “Yeah, I guess so,” Trump said when asked if he supported the pending campaign.

In sharp contrast to Trump’s comments as a New York real-estate developer, then-New York Sen. Hillary Clinton repeatedly spoke in favor of the campaign, and she cast her vote to authorize and fund the war.

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Kaine unable: Clinton running mate skips veto override vote of 9/11 victims bill

Hillary Clinton's running mate was one of two senators who skipped a critical vote on Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi Arabian government.

Despite holding an event 20 minutes away from the Capitol at 9 a.m., Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was not present when the Senate began voting around noon to override the president's veto.

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Somerset County Schools and Delmar School District Are Closed today

☔️Due to the flooding on our local roads, the Delmar School District and Delmar Elementary will be closed today, Friday, September 30. Please be safe. ☔️

Somerset County Public Schools are closed today

Worcester County Schools Closed Today 9-30-16

Please be advised that today, Friday, September 30, 2016, all schools will be closed. This closure is due to a number of streets and roads in the county that have been rendered impassable due to flooding conditions. It is also anticipated that high tides throughout today will compound this flooding, creating unsafe conditions for travel. Again, all schools will be closed today. Thank you.

Cascade Mall shooter voted illegally

The Cascade Mall shooting suspect, Arcan Cetin, may face an additional investigation related to his voting record and citizenship status.

Federal sources confirm to KING 5 that Cetin was not a U.S. citizen, meaning legally he cannot vote. However, state records show Cetin registered to vote in 2014 and participated in three election cycles, including the May presidential primary.

Cetin, who immigrated to the United States from Turkey as a child, is considered a permanent resident or green card holder. While a permanent resident can apply for U.S. citizenship after a certain period of time, sources tell KING his status had not changed from green card holder to U.S. citizen.

While voters must attest to citizenship upon registering online or registering to vote at the Department of Licensing Office, Washington state doesn't require proof of citizenship. Therefore elections officials say the state's elections system operates, more or less, under an honor system.

"We don’t have a provision in state law that allows us either county elections officials or the Secretary of State's office to verify someone’s citizenship," explained Secretary of State Kim Wyman. "So, we’re in this place where we want to make sure we’re maintaining people’s confidence in the elections and the integrity of the process, but also that we’re giving this individual, like we would any voter, his due process.."

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Wicomico County Schools and Central Office closed Today

Due to the inclement weather and road conditions, Wicomico County Public Schools and Central Office will be closed Friday, Sept. 30. Please drive safely. Thank you.


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California Suspends ‘Business Relationships’ With Wells Fargo

Bank is facing mounting criticism over bogus accounts

California, the nation’s largest issuer of municipal bonds, is barring Wells Fargo & Co. from underwriting state debt and handling its banking transactions after the company admitted to opening potentially millions of bogus customer accounts.

The suspension, in effect immediately, will remain in place for 12 months, State Treasurer John Chiang said Wednesday. “Complete and permanent severance” between his office and the bank will occur if it doesn’t change its practices, he said. The treasurer is also suspending his office’s investment in Wells Fargo securities.

“Wells Fargo’s fleecing of its customers by opening fraudulent accounts for the purpose of extracting millions in illegal fees demonstrates, at best, a reckless lack of institutional control and, at worst, a culture which actively promotes wanton greed,” the treasurer said in a statement.

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Refugees admitted without papers despite ‘significant’ number tied to terror

Refugees can be admitted to the U.S. without any corroborating documents or physical evidence, the chief of the immigration service told Congress on Wednesday — though he insisted that’s not the typical situation.

Leon Rodriguez, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said a “significant” number of refugees have been implicated in terrorist plots over the past eight years but that the rejection of some 7 percent of Syrian applications proves his officers can spot danger signs.

“We’ve turned a lot of people down,” he said.

Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, countered that it was striking that the department knew how many people it denied but couldn’t determine how many refugees have been connected to terrorism. He read off the details of several cases, including a refugee from Iraq, living in Texas, arrested this year for plotting against the U.S.

“We keep seeing instances over and over again of refugees coming to America with an intention to engage in terrorism,” Mr. Cruz said.

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VA Deploys Golden Parachutes for Badly Behaving Bureaucrats

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would make it easier for managers at the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs to fire the employees and supervisors at the VA who have engaged in misconduct by a vote of 310 to 116.

The House voted 310-116 Wednesday to arm the Department of Veterans Affairs, exclusively among federal departments, with tougher employee “accountability” tools to punish misconduct and better protect whistleblowers.

It’s the latest political fallout from the patient wait time scandal of 2014 and multiple smaller investigations into misbehaving VA supervisors and staff that have become the primary focus of the House Veterans Affairs Committee under chairman Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) who is to retire January.

The VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016 (HR 5620), introduced by Miller in July, would provide new authorities for VA to withhold financial incentives or to demote or fire employees faster than current federal employee protection law allows.

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Evacuation In Progress On Delaware Ave In Salisbury

SPD & SFD are in the process of evacuating 6 residents on Delaware Ave due to high water. Water is reported to be 4 to 5 feet deep. A/C units are under water and water can be seen 1 to 2 feet above front doors. 

Requesting Jon boats to assist with evacuation. 

Station 3 (Fruitland) being requested to assist with evacuation.  
(no response from station 3)

Station 2  engine requested, 9 and 12 requested to respond with boats.   

Station 9 and 12 now being canceled.

Station 2 now requested to standby at their station. 


Station 5 requested to send Ambulance to standby at Station 16.

Jail Time Needed, Not Fines, for CEO of Wells Fargo

On Tuesday, the Senate Banking Committee will hold hearings on the Wells Fargo fraud scandal, giving Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., an opportunity to rip into the bank. But Americans deserve to see prosecutions, and lots of them—not political grandstanding.

Since 2011, thousands of Wells Fargo employees pursued compensation incentives by secretly opening millions of bank and credit card accounts using customer names and signatures without authorization. Debit cards and PINs were activated without consent. In some cases, employees conjured phony email addresses to enroll their victims in online-banking services. Some clients suffered major hits to their credit scores and may spend years repairing the damage.

The fraud was so common that employees had a name for it: sandbagging. Wells Fargo fired 5,300 employees involved in the scandal and refunded $2.6 million in customer fees associated with the unauthorized accounts. These are necessary first steps, but far from sufficient. What occurred was large-scale criminal fraud, not simply “aggressive sales tactics.”

Unfortunately, government agencies have responded by demanding their piece of the action, not by prosecuting wrongdoers.

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The Most Unlikely Hero — Desmond Doss

In early November, many of us will be focused on the second Tuesday, Election Day, and the implications the poll taken that day will have on the future of Liberty. Most notable is the future composition of the Supreme Court, because the winner of this presidential election will likely remake the High Court for the next quarter-century.

But pause with me to read about an event that reflects infinitely more about the essential spirit of America than the contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

On November 4th, there will be a big-screen release starring Andrew Garfield (Amazing Spider-Man) in the lead role. It is an action hero movie, but it will not feature a Marvel Comics character.

“Hacksaw Ridge” is the incredible story of Medal of Honor recipient Desmond Doss, a screen adaptation by Mel Gibson based on a screenplay that had been relegated to “development hell” for 15 years. The film’s world premiere was earlier this month at the esteemed Venice Film Festival, where it received a 10-minute standing ovation.

So why does a script sit for 15 years and then receive an overwhelming reception by the industry’s leading critics? Because its subject did not have a self-promoting inclination in his body, and the word “hero” is so overused today that its meaning is now a ubiquitous reference to virtually anyone in any uniform.

But this story reaffirms the rightful definition of heroism.

I first met Desmond Doss in 1995 when he was 76 years old. He was a local man whose name wasn’t known to many, even in his small community. He and his wife, Frances, were simple people who lived a simple life on a small farm a few miles south of our family home in east Tennessee.

Desmond was humble and slightly built. He wore thick glasses and was virtually deaf. But he and Frances were warm and welcoming people.

So quiet and unassuming were these two souls that one would never suspect they had been more than five miles from their small homestead. But Desmond and Frances both exhibited a deep and unrelenting resolve rooted in their Christian faith, which became evident when in their presence.

Fifty years before we met, Desmond selflessly demonstrated that faithful resolve in repeated acts of heroism unparalleled among Medal of Honor recipients before or since.

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Keith Scott Reportedly Had Stolen Gun, Restraining Order, Arrest Record

Facts should trump narrative. But don’t tell that to the media, federal government, and “protesters” when it comes to police altercations with members of the black community.

Protests like the one in Charlotte, N.C. are a farce and nothing more than an excuse to cause unrest in communities across the country.

It’s a strong stance, but why?

WTVD-Charlotte reported on Monday that the black man shot by a black police officer in Charlotte last Tuesday, Keith Lamont Scott, was carrying a stolen gun. His wife also filed a temporary restraining order against him in 2015 according to police reports.

WTVD-Charlotte reported the following:

The gun that Keith Scott had on him during the deadly shooting was reported stolen after a breaking and entering, police said.

The breaking and entering suspect told ATF Agents that he sold the gun to Scott.

The suspect is in custody.

The question of whether or not Scott had a gun on him when police took action against him looks more and more like it’s closer to being answered.

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New York Fertility Doctor Says He Created Baby With 3 Genetic Parents

A doctor who treats infertility in New York City says he has helped a couple have the first baby purposefully created with DNA from three different adults.

John Zhang of the New Hope Fertility Center in Manhattan traveled to Mexico earlier this year to perform a procedure for a couple from Jordan that enabled them to have the baby in May, according to a clinic spokesman.

Zhang performed the procedure in the hopes of helping the couple, who the clinic declined to identify, have a healthy baby. The couple had lost their first two children to Leigh syndrome, an inherited neurological disorder.

The idea of creating babies this way to help prospective parents who come from families plagued by genetic disorders has long been controversial. In February, a 12-member panel assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine outlined a plan for how scientists could ethically pursue the research.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

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The 26th Annual Chesapeake Celtic Festival October 1st and 2nd, 2016

26th Annual Chesapeake Celtic Festival!

A great event for the whole family -- Celtic Dancing, Celtic Bands, Bagpipes & Drums, Storytelling, Sheep Herding with Border Collies, Artisans, Historic Ales & Speciality Beers, Whiskey Tasting, and much more!

http://celticfest.net/index.html

Sept. 11 Lawsuits Vote Could Be First Reversal Of An Obama Veto

The Senate will be voting on Wednesday on whether to override one of President Obama's veto for the first time in his presidency.

The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) would give families of Sept. 11 victims the right to sue Saudi Arabia for aiding or financing the terrorism attacks. The House is likely to take up the same vote by the end of this week.

Families of Sept. 11 victims have demanded a right to seek monetary compensation from Saudi Arabia since the attacks, and versions of this bill have been floating around the Capitol as far back as 2009 — but the legislation never reached the floor until this year.

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Deer Crashes in Delaware

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Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz
The Delaware State Police would like to remind motorists that the deer rut and hunting season is fast-approaching during the months of October and November; therefore, we would like to help prevent the spike in deer-related crashes that typically occur every fall in Delaware. Our news releases will go out to inform travelers three different times in the next few months starting in September until December. The friendly reminders will hopefully keep our drivers safe, more alert and will also lead them to slow down during this specific time of the year.
In 2015, there were 876 deer crashes investigated in Sussex County; 391 in Kent County and 524 in New Castle County. Majority of deer activity resulting in crashes occurred during the dusk and dawn hour.
Overall, many of these animal or deer-related crashes occurred along the main corridors of SR 1, U.S. Route 13 and U.S. Route 113 during the 6:00 a.m. hour. During the 5:00 p.m. hour a significant number of crashes occurred on secondary roads.
Please be careful when traveling and keep a sharp eye out for deer crossing roadways, especially at dusk. Deer are even more active due to their annual mating season ‘rut’ in November with bucks chasing doe through fields, marshes and woods. The average white-tailed deer in Delaware weighs approximately 130 pounds, with larger bucks tipping the scales at 180 pounds or more. With the increased white-tailed deer activity, Delaware motorists are kindly reminded to stay alert and to be ready for a deer to dart out into the roadway from dusk to dawn.