Just what the hell is going on here? Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon indicted on perjury, theft charges Baltimore County Councilman Kenneth Oliver indicted on felony theft charges Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton indicted on bribery charges Federal grand jury investigating state Sen. Ulysses Currie Former Rep. William Jefferson seeks another delay in corruption trial Gov. […]
Kazakhstan, Rocket Scientists, Trucks, And Catering
By Richard Clements A recent Friday was like an old fashioned field trip. I got to take a break from my normal routine. My normal routine is delivering panels of concrete to buildings under construction. I have four trucks including a cascadia evolution working this job on a steady basis. The construction of these buildings […]
Ever Have Nightmares Someone Could Be Charging Phone Calls In Your Name And Number?
This morning, my mother was in the process of paying her bills when she noticed an extra $50 tacked on to her home-line phone bill. The phone company told her to contact Johns Hopkins Hospital, where the billed calls had been charged to her number. When she contacted the hospital, she was told that someone […]
What blogs and news sites do you check out regularly?
Just wanted to share a list of blogs that I check everyday for the latest news, whether local or national. What sites, besides The Dagger of course, are you checking out regularly? I’ll first start off by saying I use Google Reader as my rss feed reader of choice. Here are a few interesting feeds […]
What should the government do about the Big 3?
Will giving the Big 3 automakers in Detroit (Ford, GM and Chrysler) $25 billion dollars help turn around the downward spiral they have been in for the past 25 years? Should the government be in the business of bailing them out at all? To tell you the truth, I haven’t made up my mind about […]
Is this the new definition of change?
Two families have dominated US politics over the past quarter-century. The Bush family, with “41” serving as Vice-President for eight years, then President for four, and “43” in office for the past eight. Then there is the Clintons, with Bill serving as President for eight, and wife Hillary getting elected to the Senate and making […]