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Monday, November 20, 2017

Salisbury University Staff Assault Students

11/18/2017 9:30:00 PM
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Student Union CenterAssaultTwo students reported they were intentionally spit on by a faculty member during a performance.

Governor Larry Hogan, Community Celebrate Completion of MD 404 Expansion on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

11.3 Miles of Divided Highway between US 50 and the Denton Bypass

Governor Larry Hogan was today joined by area residents, local business leaders, and officials to celebrate the long-awaited improvement of one of the Eastern Shore’s primary corridors – MD 404. The event included a ribbon cutting followed by the first cars driving on the much-anticipated new lanes. Under the Hogan administration’s landmark investment of an additional $2 billion in roads and bridges announced in June 2015, this $158 million project completed the upgrade of MD 404 from two lanes to a four-lane divided highway from US 50 to the Denton Bypass.

“For decades, improvements to this vital corridor were slow to move forward, and our administration heard your calls loud and clear,” said Governor Hogan. “With the completion of the MD 404 upgrade, our administration is proud to deliver on the number one priority for Queen Anne’s, Talbot, and Caroline counties – complete and a year and a half ahead of schedule.”

The 11.3 miles of the dualized MD 404 provide a direct route between US 50 and the Town of Denton. The project improved safety with a median that separates the eastbound and westbound sides, as well as four travel lanes instead of two. This project is a critical link – along with projects such as the Dover Bridge replacement, the Salisbury Bypass replacement, and US 113 widening – that connect residents to the Eastern Shore safely.

“This new and improved road is part of our system of systems to connect Marylanders safely to life’s opportunities,” said Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn.

Black Apple executive who apologized for white diversity remarks is stepping down

Apple has announced the resignation of its vice president of diversity and inclusion just one month after she apologized for saying white people can be diverse.

Denise Young Smith, who is black, angered activists during this year’s One Young World Summit in Bogota when she defended the diverse “life experience” that Apple’s white employees bring to the table. The executive apologized within days, but the company now says she will head to Cornell Tech at the end of the year.

“I focus on everyone,” Ms. Smith, who has 20 years of experience in the company, said during the Oct. 4-7 conference. “Diversity is the human experience. I get a little bit frustrated when diversity or the term diversity is tagged to the people of color or the women or the LGBT or whatever because that means they’re carrying that around … because that means that we are carrying that around on our foreheads. […] There can be 12 white blue-eyed blond men in a room and they are going to be diverse too because they’re going to bring a different life experience and life perspective to the conversation.”

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Dog Found In Mardela

Found on Old Bradley Rd. in Mardela this morning. Call 410-883-3795

Democrats ready recount efforts in Virginia House of Delegates races

Democrats in the Commonwealth of Virginia are preparing to request recounts in at least three House of Delegates contests where Republican candidates won by razor-thin margins, potentially putting a new party in control of the state’s GOP-run legislature.

The Virginia State Board of Election is slated to certify the results of this month’s House races on Monday, November 20, including three where Republicans won by a margin of less than 0.5 percent, WTOP reported Saturday.

The races include contests in the 28th, 40th and 94th Districts where Republicans won by a thin margin of votes during the Nov. 7 election, according to preliminary results.

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Greenwood Man Arrest for “One Pot” Meth Lab

Bridgeville - The Delaware State Police have arrested a Greenwood man after a traffic stop revealed methamphetamine in the car.

On Saturday November 18, 2017 around 10:00 p.m., a trooper on patrol in the area of Sussex Highway (US13) and Newton Road when a 2004 Jeep Cherokee was observed with an inoperable front headlight and rear tail light. A traffic stop was conducted on the SUV and contact was made with the operator and three passengers. A search was subsequently conducted on the vehicle which revealed .2 grams of methamphetamine as well as equipment and component mixtures of the manufacturing stages of Meth along with key ingredients in making the drug.

A passenger seated in the rear of the vehicle where the drugs were located was identified as Jody L. Souva, 35 of Greenwood. He was transported to Troop 5 where he was charged with Operating a Clandestine Laboratory, Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Meth), Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was arraigned at JP3 and released on $8,000.00 unsecured bond.

The operator of the vehicle was cited for the inoperable headlight and tail light. The other two passengers were not charged.

Detectives assigned to the Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit, with the assistance of DNREC, responded to the scene to assist with the investigation. No evacuations were ordered as it was determined that there was no immediate hazard to nearby residents. The right lane of US13 southbound was closed for approximately one hour.

"Our Flag Is Very Special" - NFL Superstar Herschel Walker Blames NFL Commissioner For Crisis

Former NFL susperstar Herschel Walker - who aggressively praised America’s military heroes and first responders - slams NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for not quelling the national anthem protests.

NYPost's John Aidan Byrne reports that the Heisman Trophy winner doesn’t beat around the bush:

“Guys, let me tell you this,” he said.

“Our flag is very special, and black lives matter, but what we should do is go to Washington after the season and protest there instead. We have young men and women fighting for the flag. And we have to respect the White House.”

Walker - who used to play for President Trump’s short-lived USFL New Jersey Generals in the ’80s...


Donations to Clinton Foundation plunged along with Hillary’s election defeat

Donations to the Clinton Foundation took a precipitous dive for a second year in a row as Justice Department officials mulled whether they would appoint a special prosecutor to probe the non-profit’s “alleged unlawful dealings.”

Contributions to the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation fell by 42 percent, from $108 million to $63 million in 2016 — the year that Hillary Clinton lost her bid for president — according to the group’s latest federal tax filings which were released last week.

Donations had already plummeted 37 percent in 2015, when the non-profit was in disarray amid pay-to-play allegations and following the resignation of one of its key executives.

Last week, in a letter to the House Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department said that it may appoint prosecutors to examine allegations that millions in donations to the Clinton Foundation were tied to an Obama Administration uranium deal.

As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton greenlighted the Russian purchase of Uranium One, a Canadian company with uranium assets in the US, at a time when many of the company’s owners had given a combined total of $145 million to the Clinton family charity.


U.S. Customs and Border Protection Media Releases Update

A U.S. Border Patrol agent died this morning as a result of injuries sustained while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector.

Agent Rogelio Martinez and his Big Bend Sector partner were responding to activity while on patrol near Interstate 10, in the Van Horn Station area. Agent Martinez’s partner reported that they were both injured and in need of assistance. Responding agents provided immediate medical care, and transported both agents to a local hospital.

Big Bend Sector was later told that Agent Martinez expired from his injuries. His partner remains in the local hospital in serious condition.

Border Patrol agents from Big Bend Sector and the Culberson County Sheriff’s Department secured the scene. The Border Patrol’s Special Operations Group and agents from CBP’s Air and Marine Operations are searching the area for potential suspects or witnesses.

The Culberson County Sheriff’s Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Office of Inspector General, and CBP’s Office of Professional Responsibility are investigating.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Agent Martinez and his family, and with the agent who was injured.

MSNBC Guest Exclaims "White Men Pose The Biggest Threat To Americans" After FBI Report On 'Black Extremists'

Jamira Burley appeared on “MSNBC Live” Saturday, claiming that white men "pose the biggest threat to Americans every single day."

As The Daily Caller's Justin Caruso details, in a segment about the Justice Department looking at “Black Identity Extremist” groups, Burley said:

“Again it continues to try to undermine and criminalize our leaders in a way that undermines the movement. We saw that with MLK when J. Edgar Hoover wrote letters telling him to commit murder, we saw that when Fred Hampton was actually assassinated by police.”

She continued:

“And so I think this is nothing new, what is interesting though is that white men continue to be the–pose the biggest threat to Americans every single day.

It’s been documented and verified that they are more likely to burn down churches, more likely to commit mass murders and mass shootings and so Jeff Sessions’ reality and his assessment on these people is both lacking in facts and both reality.”

The irony is that Burley's discussion was meant to buffer The FBI's recently released report on the rise on black "extremists" and are increasingly targeting law enforcement.


Law makes it illegal to leave pets outside in freezing temps for too long

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WKRC) - A new law in Pennsylvania that aims to protect dogs during cold weather could put owners behind bars, according to a report by WHTM.

The bill states that you could end up in jail or paying fines if you leave your dog outside in freezing temperatures without adequate shelter for more than 30 minutes.

Penalties could include fines ranging from $50-$750 and 90 days in jail for a summary offense. For a third-degree felony, owners could receive up to a $15,000 fine and seven years in prison.

“Your doghouse that you have should keep them dry. If it rains and that freezes, that’s awful. Please make sure that they can get out of the elements and they can get into the dog house and not actually be rained on. Have it raised off the ground if you can,” said Jennifer Vanderau, communications director for the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter.

Locals have been instructed to contact the county humane officer if they see a dog left outside in the cold.


Which Cup Will Fill Up First?

Answer at 7 PM

“I should have left them in jail."

President Trump on Sunday responded to the father of one of the UCLA basketball players detained in China on shoplifting charges after the man snubbed the president’s successful effort to get the teammates released, saying, “I should have left them in jail."

The president responded after LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, downplayed Trump’s effort.

Trump said while on his recent trip to Asia, at the same time the players allegedly shoplifted in China during a basketball tournament, that he had spoken directly with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the matter.

Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the father of LiAngelo, is unaccepting of what I did for his son and that shoplifting is no big deal. I should have left them in jail!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 19, 2017

"Who?" LaVar Ball later told ESPN. "What was he over there for? Don't tell me nothing. Everybody wants to make it seem like he helped me out."


Rick & Pat's Annual Chili Cook Off In Pittsville

Every year I head off to Pittsville this time of year at 5 AM to help Rick & Pat start the fire and load all of the items necessary to create this incredible chili. Just to give you an idea of what it takes to make this massive meal, they put 80 pounds of ground beef alone into this pot. Once everything is cooked they start bagging up the chili for whomever comes to take home with them. Great people and a great time had by all. 

Girl Scouts urge parents not to make kids hug relatives on holidays

(WFLA) —In light of recent widespread allegations of sexual abuse, the Girl Scouts of America is stressing the importance of setting boundaries.

In a post entitled “Reminder: She Doesn’t Owe Anyone a Hug. Not Even at the Holidays,” the organization addresses the issue of consent head-on, telling parents why they shouldn’t insist their child show physical affection to a family or a friend.

“Have you ever insisted, ‘Uncle just got here—go give him a big hug!’ or ‘Auntie gave you that nice toy, go give her a kiss,’ when you were worried your child might not offer affection on her own? If yes, you might want to reconsider the urge to do that in the future,” the PSA on the Girl Scouts website reads. “Telling your child that she owes someone a hug either just because she hasn’t seen this person in a while or because they gave her a gift can set the stage for her questioning whether she ‘owes’ another person any type of physical affection when they’ve bought her dinner or done something else seemingly nice for her later in life.”


Beware of millennials in the operating room


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This Dogs Ear Looks Like Donald Trump

Report: Skyrocketing Medicaid Enrollment Leading to Increased Government Dependency

Number of able-bodied adults on Medicaid has increased four-fold since 2000, only 16 percent of Medicaid enrollees work

A massive surge in Medicaid enrollment is leading to an increase in government dependency and crowding out funding for those vulnerable individuals who truly need the program, according to a report from the Foundation for Government Accountability.

In 2000, there were 34 million Americans enrolled in the Medicaid program. Next year that number is projected to more than double to 75 million. Most of the growth in this program is due to an increasing number of able-bodied adults applying for the program. In 2000, there were fewer than 7 million able-bodied adults on Medicaid. Now that number has quadrupled to 28 million able-bodied adults on the program.

The report attributes skyrocketing Medicaid enrollment over the last two decades to states increasing eligibility for able-bodied adults and Obamacare's Medicaid expansion, which added millions of able-bodied adults to the program.


Four For Them, One For Me...

Cult leader Charles Manson, 83, has died

LOS ANGELES — Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson, born Charles Milles Maddox, has died. He was 83.

According a release from the California Department of Corrections, Manson died of natural causes at 8:13 p.m. Sunday.

Manson was brought to a Bakersfield hospital last week, said.

Michele Hanisee, president of the Association of Deputy District Attorneys, reacted to the death by quoting the late Vincent Bugliosi, the Los Angeles prosecutor who put Manson behind bars. Bugliosi said: “Manson was an evil, sophisticated con man with twisted and warped moral values.”

“Today, Manson’s victims are the ones who should be remembered and mourned on the occasion of his death,” Hanisee said.

California Corrections spokeswoman Vicky Waters said it’s “to be determined” what happens to Manson’s body. Prison officials previously said Manson had no known next of kin and state law says that if no relative or legal representative surfaces within 10 days, then it’s up to the department to determine whether the body is cremated or buried.



Wood You Agree?

Kids Today...

Laugh or Cry

You, who worry about Democrats versus Republicans --relax, here is our real problem.

In a Purdue University classroom recently, they were discussing the qualifications to be President of the United States .

It was pretty simple. The candidate must be a natural born citizen of at least 35 years of age

However, one girl in the class immediately started in on how unfair was the requirement to be a natural born citizen. In short, her opinion was that this requirement prevented many capable individuals from becoming president.

The class was taking it in and letting her rant, and not many jaws hit the floor when she wrapped up her argument by stating, "What makes a natural born citizen any more qualified to lead this country than one born by C-section?"

Yep, these are the same kinds of 18-year-olds that are now voting in our elections! They breed, and they walk among us...

Lord -- we need more help than we thought we did!

No wonder half of graduating college students can't find a job!

Not Sure What To Do Right Now...


Sunday, November 19, 2017

Country music legend Mel Tillis dead at 85

Country music singer Mel Tillis, whose six-decade career included hits such as “I Ain’t Never” and “Coca Cola Cowboy” and who never let his stutter get in the way of him becoming a legend, died on Sunday, his publicist confirmed. He was 85.

Tillis passed away at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla., his publicist Don Murry Grubbs said. The music legend is believed to have died from respiratory failure after he never recovered from intestinal issues he has been battling since 2016. He leaves behind his longtime partner, Kathy DeMonaco, his six children and six grandchildren.


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Salisbury's Rubber Stamp Candidate?

Jack Heath announcing his run for
County Executive with Brad
and Palmer Gillis.
By Thornton Crowe

In early November, Jack Heath, City Council President, announced he was running as an Independent for the Wicomico County Executive position. This move has been widely proffered by Salisbury Mayor Jake Day and with good reason given the candidate hopeful's political track record in his current position, where he's voted for everything the Mayor has put forth, including a staggering $50K pay raise per year for a part-time job.

This rubber stamp mentality has given Salisbury a few things one would not find palpable like the the Festival Fiasco, the Main Street construction project with it's million-dollar short-comings (for removing contaminated soils), along with the raise many citizens aren't on board with. Additionally, let us not forget, Heath and his fellow council members signed off on a budget starting last July which violated the City's charter, thus, making it illegal.

It seems interesting that Heath decides to run in the midst of the controversy concerning the City owing the County millions in back rent and capital expenditures for its squatting in the GOB as pointed out again in last Sunday's articles. Is Day hoping if Heath wins the City will be forgiven for the millions out of pocket to Wicomico citizens?

Whenever you see the Gillis clan in attendance, it's a good indication the local elites are going to push for a candidate - this time is no exception.  Anyone who knows Heath can attest to his timidity and this is probably a good reason people like Day along with Brad and Palmer Gillis are behind him. He seems to be the rubber stamp man they want to back all their hair-brained initiatives, more sweet real estate deals and nonsense.

Needing 700 signatures in order to obtain a legal place on the ballot, it seems Heath's camp, which apparently includes Day, has been pressuring City employees to sign the petition as per many sources' complaints to Salisbury News Editor, Joe Albero. This request has led some employees to fear they will be fired if they don't comply. When one source was challenged on their claim, the person said, "Just audit the signatures, you'll see."

This leads us to believe this claim is viable and furthermore, it's a violation of the Hatch Act of 1939, which prohibits the Mayor and City Council President from engaging in coercing City employees to do anything of a political nature, as defined:

"Enacted in 1939, the Hatch Act (5 U.S.C.A. 7324) curbs the political activities of employees in federal, state, and local governments. The law's goal is to enforce political neutrality among civil servants: the act prohibits them from holding public office, influencing elections, participating in or managing political campaigns, and exerting undue influence on government hiring."

As late as last weekend, Heath's representatives were still canvasing neighborhoods, trying to gather the necessary signatures; therefore, he may not met the threshold needed to actually run against incumbent, Republican Bob Culver.

This is not the most auspicious way to begin a campaign, but not surprising given the players involved. If anything, it only further validates how our local leadership and business class elites always seem to feel they're immune from laws the rest of us are task to live by.

Should Heath manage to get on the ballot legitimately, his nefarious past political folly along with this gross violation of federal law, penchant for rubber stamping items regardless of what they do the community and dubious connections should be a cautionary facts for voters to remember on November 6th, 2018.

Happening Today... Will She Announce She's Running Against Jim Mathias?

The Week In Review

The below posts with today's date were the most 
popular posts last week.

BREAKING NEWS: Parkside High School Teacher Monica Snee Arrested This Afternoon For Alleged Drug Distribution

Good evening Parkside High School parents and guardians.

This is Principal Kimberly Pinhey calling to inform you that the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Monica Snee, a teacher at Parkside High School, on drug distribution charges. On the afternoon of Tuesday, November 14th, the administration received information from law enforcement which resulted in our immediate notification of district administration. Ms. Sneee was placed on administrative leave effective immediately and is not teaching, pending the outcome of the judicial process as well as the school system's administrative investigation.

Every day, you trust your children to our care, and our number one priority is the safety of our students. It is a responsibility that we do not take lightly. Please be assured I will always take immediate action anytime there appears to have been a violation of the trust between students and educators. Please take time to speak to your child about this matter. If any student or parent has information about this situation, please contact the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office. If you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thank you,

Kimberly Pinhey, Principal

Wicomico County & Salisbury Taxpayers Are Getting Screwed From The City


Editor Note: This is re-published from February 12, 2017

Do Salisbury Residents/Taxpayers Have A Class Action Lawsuit Against The City

During my time of owning Salisbury News I have certainly had a lot to say about the three Mayors over the years. Taxpayers have been so screwed by each: First, Tilghman with the $140,000,000.00 Waste Water Treatment Plant and $14,000,000.00 Fire Palace. Then, Ireton promised in 10 years you'll be able to swim in the Wicomico River BS. Now, Jake Day is all talk and no delivery. 

However, there's a LOT still going on none of you are aware of. 

For starters, did you know the Waste Water Treatment Plant still does not work?

Did you know that the no swimming signs, (almost 10 years later) are still posted in the River?

Did you know that former Mayor and Staff lied when they stated they had paid the $1.00 to purchase their half of the Government Office Building? That's right, there's no record of any such check and I investigated this recently and the City of Salisbury is NOT on the Deed. Can you say Pollitt/Tilghman. 

Did you know that the City of Salisbury, (Mayor Jake Day) is NOT paying their half of the upkeep/maintenance on the building, as formally agreed to in their contractual agreement? 

Did you know the County is sending out ALL of the City's tax bills and not only is the County collecting these funds, the City hasn't ever paid the County back for the postage over the past 20 some odd years? Funny how the City has their own finance department too.

Oh it gets even better. Did you know the City, (under contract) is committed to pay the County $100,000.00+ a year since the building was constructed and guess what, there's NO RECORD of the City paying this rent?

I could go on and on about how much money the City owes the County but don't YOU find it interesting how none of this was ever brought up by Rick Pollitt in the past? Don't you also find it interesting how at odds Ireton and Day have been with County Executive Bob Culver? I certainly do! 

To think Ireton and Day have been running to whatever press will spew their lies about how the City wants the County to pay them for Fire Services into the County. Don't you find it interesting how often the County Sheriffs Department spends most of their time within the City of Salisbury, yet the County has never attempted to be reimbursed for such services.

Yeah, Day can push skateboard parks, bike routes and pound his chest. He can sell off parking lots for pennies on the dollar, without mentioning the affordable housing units that will go in there. Did you ever think that the City may have sold one of those parking lots so they could fill the bottom floor with a new government office location?

You see, Ladies & Gentlemen, I believe Jake Day is just waiting for County Executive Bob Culver to hand them an eviction notice for failure to pay the County for not only rent but also for half of the monthly expenses. I am told they do pay their fair share of the electric bill but remember, Folks, the City agreed to a new HVAC system in the GOB, possibly costing Wicomico County MILLIONS of dollars and the City hasn't paid back their share of that expense, not a penny. Mind you, the City Council agreed to pay their share.

Since the City signed an agreement to pay the County at least $100,000.00 a year and there's no record of such payments, wouldn't you think the City budgeted this commitment into their annual budget, WHERE DID THE MONEY GO? Isn't that FRAUD? Why haven't ANY auditors picked this up over all these years?

I'm still digging and I'm digging deep. This is not a "FAKE NEWS" story yet I can assure you, none of your local media will touch it. 

It should be noted that Executive Culver & Staff were blown away at my FOIA request (questions) and were completely unaware of the findings until they investigated it. I have another article coming soon with detailed answers for each question I asked.

Below is the actually paperwork from the FOIA from Wicomico. 

WCSO Official Press Release On Monica Snee

Incident: Possession of CDS with the Intent to Distribute
Date of Incident: 14 November 2017
Location: South Schumaker Drive, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Monica W. Snee, 51, Salisbury, MD

Narrative: On 14 November 2017 an ongoing investigation into the distribution of controlled dangerous substances by an individual employed as a teacher with the Wicomico County School System culminated with her arrest.

Back in October, investigators with the Sheriff’s Office identified Monica Snee as the target of this investigation into the distribution of both heroin and prescription medications. Throughout the investigation, it was gleaned that Snee was involved with these illicit sales at several locations throughout Wicomico County including the grounds of Parkside High School where she was employed.

On 14 November 2017 just before 3:00 PM, deputies armed with a search and seizure warrant for Snee’s vehicle stopped her as she drove off of school grounds. During the ensuing search of her vehicle the deputies recovered over 100 capsules containing what was identified as heroin. Further search of the vehicle also revealed hundreds of oxycodone pills and a small amount of suboxone strips. Snee did not have a prescription of either the oxycodone or the suboxone nor were they in a proper prescription container.

Snee was also found to be in possession of almost $3,000.00 in cash along with a supply of empty plastic baggies.

Based on the amount of drugs seized they appeared destined for distribution by Snee.

Snee was transported to the Sheriff’s Office where she was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner detained Snee in the Detention Center pending a bond review in front of a District Court Judge the following day. During that bond review her bond was set at $50,000.00.

* Possession of Heroin
* Possession of Heroin with the Intent to Distribute
* Possession of Heroin with the Intent to Distribute within 1,000 feet of a school zone
* Possession of Oxycodone
* Possession of Oxycodone with the Intent to Distribute
* Possession of Oxycodone with the Intent to Distribute within 1,000 feet of a school zone
* Possession of Suboxone with the Intent to Distribute within 1,000 feet of a school zone

Salisbury Folk Festival Saga: The Bold & The Breathless

By Thornton Crowe

Last week, Salisbury Mayor Jake Day and County Executive Bob Culver met to discuss the Folk Festival and it's moments like these that we should remember when voting next November.

As we all know, they possess a rather contemptuous relationship so it's not hard to imagine the pow-wow was strained at best. It should come as no surprise that Day tried to railroad Culver by making some rather belligerent and provocative requests, given he formally "divorced" the County less than a month ago.

Divorce is divorce unless...

Apparently, the Mayor expects the County Sheriff and Fire Stations to volunteer for the festival of doom next September. Rather ironic considering Day's rendition of "I can make it on my own" mentality when he told the County Executive last summer to take a hike! Now he turns around wanting favors... not wanting but expecting favors! If that doesn't produce a deep belly-laugh in you, nothing will...

First, the Sheriffs can't volunteer because they're in a union (National Fraternal Order of Police) which prohibits volunteerism in the collective bargaining agreement. With special events like a three-day folk festival, it is not uncommon for police to garner overtime pay. Meaning their price tag doubles for such an event. Volunteering for such an event is out of the question!

Second, Day (and City Council) clamors over the fire department situation and then he has the bad manners to expect County fire people to volunteer? I thought the Mayor hated the volunteers so why is he seeking to create them? After all the rubbish we went through during the better half of the summer over fire stations and now he wants the County's stations to work for free? If we want to work on a quid pro quo, how about the exorbitant amount the City charges the County every time they answer a call outside the city limits.

Day assumed Culver would acquiesce and give him free, free, and more free which, is rather presumptuous considering his widely publicized disdain for both Culver and the County - especially over the last few months.

Is it all Day's fault for making such assumptions?

In all fairness, no because Culver has let Day run roughshod over him for the past two years. For example, the minute the Executive discovered the City's squatting situation - i.e. not honoring their contractual amount for space at the Government Office Building - Day's Administration should've either been force to pay up or be evicted. To date, nothing has happened in spite of the City's large bills. Hence, it's only basic human instinct for Day to seize all opportunities to exploit everything he can from the County. In truth, it's Culver's continual capitulation that makes him complicit in the dysfunctional machinations.

What is the Mayor's fault is his disingenuous declarations of emancipation from Wicomico, only to turn around with hat in hand, asking for favors from which he rejected. Who, in their right mind, would go to an entity they publicly told to piss off and expect free favors? Children! While it may take a lot of gumption to do this, it shows our illustrious mayor has more balls than brains - not to mention a lack of good manners!

So there it is, folks, just another day in our local leadership's never-ending soap opera...

Editor Update: The article above this one is the original posting about the City's obligation for paying their share of expenses and rent for space at the GOB.

When Foreclosure/Eviction Hurts Everyone

When someone stops paying their mortgage and the bank takes years to finally evict them, unfortunately some people let their homes go without an upkeep whatsoever. To top it off, (for example) some people who owe even a million dollars and more decide to take just about anything and everything, including the kitchen sink.

I feel horrible for this Bank in which their customer took the entire front entrance and replaced it with shed doors and the entire kitchen and I do mean the entire kitchen, including the cabinets and granite counters. I am absolutely amazed at just how selfish some people are, leaving their neighbors with an absolute disaster, lowering everyone's property value.

I spoke to someone in the know and they told me the Bank will now sit on this particular property for a good 5 years and you can only imagine just how bad this, (at one time) $2,000,000.00 waterfront home will fall into further disrepair. 

So the question I have is, while this is a Bank owned property, should the person who resided there, (for free) be arrested for theft?

I'm Asking My Viewers To Completely Boycott WBOC Fox News Channel At 5 PM

I'm asking the tens of thousands of daily viewers here at SBYNews to please boycott WBOC's Fox News channel at 5 PM. 

We have grown far bigger then any new source here on the Shore and we need to fight back. To sit here on a daily basis and watch these Liberal bastards on what is supposed to be a conservative LOCAL news channel recite left wing, anti Trump crap and every other Republican is just ridiculous and guess what, YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! 

If you boycott this channel and everything involved in connection to this channel and do your conservative duty you will force change. How these Liberals can smack us in the face on a daily basis and we allow it to happen is just plain stupid on our part. FIOS have already cut their ties with WBOC because they refuse to concentrate on LOCAL news, we should too. 

It is only fair that conservatives on the Shore be allowed to enjoy the FAIR AND BALANCED side of news and WBOC refuses to give us that opportunity. I'm tired of them saying on a Fox News Channel stories they flat out state came from CBS and other Liberal news outlets. There's nothing FAIR AND BALANCED about WBOC.

So please join me in boycotting WBOC until they commit to only sharing FOX NEWS and Conservative views. It's no wonder the only commercials this channel seems to run is mini infomercials. 

Who's with me on this boycott?

BREAKING NEWS: Attention All Cambridge School Parents, 7th - 8th Grade

NYT Op-Ed: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

In a New York Times op-ed, an African American college professor wondered if his children "can truly be friends with white people."

Ekow N. Yankah, a professor at Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, said he will be raising his sons to be wary of friendships with white people.

"Donald Trump’s election has made it clear that I will teach my boys the lesson generations old, one that I for the most part nearly escaped. I will teach them to be cautious, I will teach them suspicion, and I will teach them distrust," Yankah wrote. "Much sooner than I thought I would, I will have to discuss with my boys whether they can truly be friends with white people."

"In the coming years, when my boys ask again their questions about who can be their best friend, I pray for a more hopeful answer," he concluded.

On "Fox & Friends," Lawrence Jones said Yankah is teaching his children a dangerous lesson.

"He's literally teaching his [children] to be racist, be prejudiced, to judge people by their skin color, not the content of the character," Jones said.

He argued that college professors all across the country feel this way, and that's what many of them are teaching their students.

More here

Day Expects You to Pay Big for His Learning Curve

By Thornton Crowe

Historically, elected officials like Mayors, didn't receive a salary because they saw the position as a civic duty to their community. Have those times changed or what?

Over the last few weeks, we've heard a lot about Salisbury Mayor Jake Day seeking a $75,000 a year raise from $25,000. Pretty audacious request for a part time, figurehead position, especially since most of his constituents don't make anything close to his proposed salary increase in their full time job.

Clearly, from all the snafus, turmoil and missteps, Day hasn't got a clue about what he's doing but he still insists on seeking to turn his part time, baby-kissing, ribbon-cutting job into a career. Is this how the inflated egos in DC begin? You betcha - because it's power politicians like Day seek - and money only validates that power. However, this power comes at someone's expense, and that someone is you! You're the one working the low-paying jobs to foot the bill for his expensive education in governance.

In truth, the City Administrator, Julia Glanz, is the person who really runs Salisbury - not Jake Day. Taxpayers already pay her in excess of $100,000 per annum so there's really no legitimate need to proffer any raise for the Mayor. Given his disastrous projects like the Main Street endless construction extravaganza, a raise is downright laughable!

Can we put chain-linked fencing and orange cones around the Mayor?

Reality dictates, taxpayers are getting ripped off at his current salary because all he's done is create problems; damage relationships with business and other government entities; and generated some of the most insidious initiatives most have ever seen in Salisbury. And all the while, you are paying for this constant drama and upheaval.

In the corporate world, his bid for a higher salary would be met with laughter and a pink slip based on his performance alone. However, our world consists of a City Council who approves any hair-brained idea that comes forth and considers hiring expensive marketing groups to "re-brand" Salisbury and signing up for multi-million dollar disasters are raise-worthy actions.

The best way to cut the quagmire of bureaucracy in government is to downsize the amount of people generating red tape.

In all honesty, given our losing streak of bad mayors, wouldn't it be more advantageous for Salisbury to switch to a Administrative form of government?

Something to think about, folks!

Parkside High School Teacher Monica Snee Has $50,000.00 Bond REVOKED!

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