Simpson: “Black, Brown and Poor White Men are Abused and Killed with No Recourse. We Get No Protection from Authorities, so We Must be Our Own Protection”

By Omar Simpson, Esq. Special to The Dagger Intro: Another black man shot in the back by a cop while trying to retreat. The difference, the shooting and attemted cover up were caught on camera plain as day! Black, brown and poor white men are being killed frequently and without any regard to our liver. […]

Bel Air South Community Foundation: “Walmart Leadership in Bentonville, Arkansas Can’t Hear Your Thoughts”

The following letter was sent by the Bel Air South Community Foundation to Harford County Executive Barry Glassman and his administration with a copy to State Delegates and Harford County Councilman Jim McMahan. A copy was provided to The Dagger for publication: Mr. Glassman, The citizens of Bel Air are totally supportive of your fair […]

Liegey: “How Long Will These Games with the Maryland State Pension System Continue? This is Not Monopoly Money Being Manipulated Here”

The following letter was sent from Timothy Liegey to Governor Larry Hogan, U.S. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin, as well as members of the Maryland General Assembly. A copy was provided to The Dagger for publication: Dear Governor Hogan: My name is Timothy Liegey and I am a school librarian with the Harford County […]

Whiteley: “Governor is Looking Hard at the SDAT Situation”

From Roy Whiteley, Founder, Marylanders for Fair Property Taxation: Hello Fellow Dissatisfied Property Taxpayers As promised, Mr. Roy McGrath, Senior Advisor to Governor Hogan, called us to discuss some of our issues regarding the flawed, failed, property tax assessment and appeals system. We sent the Governor and staff members a copy of our November, 2012, […]

Burbey: “This Legislation Has the Potential to Strip Local Control of Our Schools From the Citizens of Harford County”

The following letter was sent from Harford County Education Association (HCEA) President Ryan Burbey to all Harford County representatives in the Maryland General Assembly. A copy was provided to The Dagger for publication: As President of the Harford County Education Association, I must express our opposition to SB 595 & HB 486, The Public Charter […]

Whiteley: Critique of 2014 Maryland Assessment Work Group

From Roy Whiteley, Founder, Marylanders for Fair Property Taxation: On February 13, 2015, Senator J. B. Jennings informed us that our annual task force SDAT study bill he was planning to introduce for Maryland’s 2.2 property taxpayers and us was unnecessary. The Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) informed him that the task force study […]