Maryland goes further into tyranny
There’s a local site I follow called The Tentacle. They are currently hosted on Godaddy(hopefully that will change) and of course when they get popular they get highly throttled by said company. I am going to snag their article and reprint it here with a linkback: URGENT Call to Action! OPPOSE Emergency Legislation HB650… Read more
A good freakout tonight RE: finances.
God is good. I got my first paycheck from my new job and it alone is almost what i normally make in one month. I started the day with $1995 in my account and as i walk in the door this evening i have…$523 left. The vast majority of that is bills that have been… Read more
An article on FNP about downtown Brunswick
Vacant buildings drive dissatisfaction in downtown Brunswick By Kate Masters firstname.lastname@example.org 17 hrs ago 3 Buy Now Staff photo by Graham Cullen A view looking down West Potomac Street in Brunswick. Machelle Lee wants to work with the Brunswick city government, she said, but still felt a twinge of concern when she independently hired workers… Read more
Pettiness shows itself in interesting ways.
I had hoped the last election which led to Former Mayor Karin Tome being defeated by Mayor Jeff Snoots would result in Karin tome returning to the generally personable person I have known her to be throughout my time here in Brunswick. While I am diametrically the opposite of her on many political issues I found… Read more
Outside agitators invade Brunswick’s election
I just got the most despicable, libelous publication about a candidate in the upcoming Brunswick City election. Eric Beasely is being targets with allegations that had been expunged that are now apparently being dug up illegally. I am not a lawyer but this kind of activity cannot be allowed to go unaddressed. Eric has not… Read more
In Regards to the Conn Massacre
I came home last night and gave my older daughter a big hug…i then proceeded to explain to her about one of the reason so many folks died that horrid day. Gun Free Zones = Turkey Shoot. I’m not going to be blithe and say armed staff could have eliminated all deaths..that’s simply idiocy. However, armed staff would have meant… Read more
Time for Another election…I’m officially going to run.
Tom Smith has resigned From Brunswick city Council. I’m going after that empty seat. No write in this time. Spread the word I’ll need 20 signatures and then getting the votes..:) Again a no cost campaign. No signs just me and whomever wishes to volunteer. I’m out and about every week doing my mowing… Read more
The Death Of Medical Care (And Choice) [Market-Ticker]
I am going to cross post this to both blogs as this affects me both as a person and a business man. Now consider this — the PPACA sets forth a “fine” (tax) of $2,000 per employee for a business that has 50 or more and does not provide “at least” the minimum “insurance”… Read more
The Teacher’s Union Gets Paid The Students Loose
This school board caved to the teachers. First they are doing this work to contract stuff and now through their temper tantrums they get over 6 million more in pay..and the students loose not only people but needed programs that help them. This is insanity. It’s time for the BOCC to tell these clowns you… Read more
My Contributions Statement
I Will NOT accept any kind of monetary or financial contributions towards my campaign for city council. If you want to assist you can help me by getting the word about me and my campaign. This is going to be a verbal, word of mouth campaign only. As far as I’m concerned this is the purest way to run… Read more
A Run For City Council
I never thought i would do this…but i’m going to run for Brunswick City Council. Not that anything is really wrong…but I would like to get more involved. I currently run my own business, Emmanuel Computer Consulting and I work for a lawn mowing company that does a number of lawns in the city Mike’s Mowing. 3 days… Read more
I’ve been citified long enough
I’ve been trying to be “more civilized” the past few years…it’s gotten me more problems with folks who think they know more than me about many things they have no idea about. The lid’s off now…:) I’m going to express how i feel and if folks can’t handle it..too bad for them. My loving wife likes to tell folks i’m a redneck…that… Read more
AARON LEWIS – “Country Boy” (Official Video) – YouTube
Just how i feel about everything..not just the government..but about most groups of people as well….seeing as how many of them think they know how to run my life. Get out and leave me and my family alone. Even Brunswick is feeling too big these days…time to start praying for a change in homestead location. AARON LEWIS – “Country… Read more
Nationwide Wireless Emergency Text Alert System Launching This Month | Ubergizmo
We are the government and are here to help….oh boy..get ready for governmental spamming now. Now the government is going to be able to fearmonger even more and faster…of course “Presidential Alerts” you can’t opt out of. The federal government and American wireless providers will be bringing a new Emergency Text Alert System to… Read more
Frederick County Teachers Union Wants “Appreciation”…Throws Temper Tantrum
This is going to work well. Because you want to have things exactly your way however it is and don’t get it you are going to cause the cancellation of various after school activities that specifically help students to expand their horizons and help them move forward in life. That’s interesting that in one hand the unions says we want appreciation… Read more
Gazette.Net: Court: Frederick schools not liable in peanut allergy case
this is the very reason i advocate to my daughter that if the school tells you to do something that is dangerous to you or others..do not participate…and i’ll deal with the school over it. me and my wife are looking to get our eldest out of the public schools and we hope we can also not have to put our youngest into… Read more
It’s a Sad Day in HCS Ville
My computer has been acting up for a couple of weeks. Tonight it just went poofies altogether. I managed to nail it down to my video card…:( Luckily my motherboard has onbaord gaphics and can drive two monitors..jsut no more gaming for accelerated internet vids(them quad cores goin to get a workout now). Once i replace the… Read more
The Latest Power Grab by Our Nanny State
Of course it turns out that texting wasn’t the primary..or even the reason at all for the crash that is now being used by the feds to try to invade our lives even more. Sure texting while driving is dangerous..there’s no need for the Feds to stop into this. Read this story about who owns… Read more
My younger daughter has decided she doesn’t want to wear pullups to nite nite anymore…i quote, “me no peepee bed..me no wear pullup me wear undies and be big girl”…:)
Emmitsburg Practically Bankrupted by Maryland
State mandated. Sure they got tons in grants BUT they still have 5 million in debt which is crushing for a small municipality like Emmitsburg. Keep in mind Emmitsburg is nearly half the size of Brunswick just to get an idea of the size and how crushing this debt load is. 400k a year in costs(that will also only go up)… Read more
NYT: Global protests share scorn for democracy – World news – The New York Times – msnbc.com
Why do you hold disdain for the ballot box? Could it be because you have allowed the rot to infest everywhere do to your own lack of action at said box or the poor choices which I have been talking about for years now? Other than arms the only way you have to exert your… Read more
The Time for Declaration of Independence Actions May Be Approaching
So in order to solve our nations debt crises…which the American people have allowed to happen….we are now to turn over total power to the boobs in congress who are doing nothing to stop the run away debts we have incurred? As a way to solve the national debt crisis, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue recommends… Read more
Something else i get to “de-educate” my daughters on
Now i have to de-propagandize my daughters about the environazi agenda. Under the graduation requirement, public schools will be required to infuse core subjects with lessons on conservation, smart growth and other environmental topics. School systems will be able to shape their programs, but they must align with state standards. via Md. approves environmental education requirement… Read more
Folks Wonder Why I Hermit…especially at Church
There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who don’t. Life is too short to… Read more
God Turns a Negative Into A Positive(Corrected)
For nearly 8 years now I have been working two jobs…one mowing grass and my business…Emmanuel Computer Consulting. This dual arrangement worked for a while but recently it became clear I needed to concentrate on my business as client calls were beginning to interfere with my ability to fully perform my duties as a field supervisor at my other job. I have the… Read more
Superfresh in Brunswick Closing in Mid-June
I have it on good authority that the superfresh in Brunswick, md is closing by mid June and the building will go on sale.
So they increased taxes and “cut” services while spending 10 million more in the next budget. Souds to me they did not do a whole lot in reductions. Cuts to personnel and services were combined with projected increases in income tax revenue to balance the budget, which is $10 million larger than this year’s. The county… Read more
Brunswick Man Faces Additional Charges in Child Abuse Case.
Updating the original story. New details have emerged. According to the medical examiner the severe abuse started immediately upon birth. Zirinsky now faces charges of first-degree murder, which carries a penalty of life in prison without the possibility of parole; first-degree child abuse resulting in death and first-degree child abuse resulting in serious physical injury. Each of… Read more
New Move Over Law is Now in Effect
Most Marylanders are aware of the hands-free driving law that went into effect October 1, but many motorists are not aware of another law that also went into effect that same day. According to a Maryland State Police press release, the move over law requires drivers approaching an emergency vehicle with its lights on to… Read more
When Soulforce Calls…Does Your Church Have the Fortitude to Stand Against These False Teachers?
Ah yes. We aren’t going to try to convince…we are going to threaten to get our way. This is typical of folks who have bought into the twisted views on the Bible. These folks either knowingly or unknowingly are Satan’s tools. Read the entire article. It outlines very well the Christian’s obligations when confronted by a group like… Read more
The Idiocy Of Okaloosa Schools and Many Other Public Schools to.
Remember this earlier post? Well here comes the conclusion. While I have not run into this EXACT idiocy I’ve run into something similar. The quoted text below is only a snippett…you really need to read the whole post to see just how stupid the fools thought Karl was..:) There was no resolution offered by the District or the School Principal, of course. … Read more
Okaloosa and All Public Schools And Fundamental Liberties in [Market-Ticker]
These are the standard I hold for Frederick County Public Schools and my children as well. I was called at approximately noon today to inform me that my daughter had sat at a table with other students, rather than at the table for her class. Her purpose in doing so, which she informed me she intended… Read more
School system asks for $33M budget increase: JUST SAY NO!!!!!!!!
Considering the waste the FCPS board has overseen in the past 5 years..it’s time to tell the money addict no. Since the county is already struggling to pay it’s current bills is adding 33 million to a deficit of 11.8 million a good idea? Mr. Young please? Frederick County Public Schools officials are calling for a $33 million increase… Read more
Roy Meacam Doesn’t Want Frederick County Residents to have a say
So we want to covert corruption of more layers of gov’t and bureaucratic red tape? hrmm..how well has that worked for Montgomery county. How about PG county? Take a look at those two..and the answer is clear. The current commissioners form gives the PEOPLE and important check on our county officials that must remain. Readers with long memories may recall my Frederick… Read more
Where is this snow coming from?
It’s called lake effect and we have a band that is setup over brunswick. If you first type in 21716 into the address bar sot he screen centers on Brunwick then zoom out..you’ll see where this is coming from. I’m thinking we’ll see light snow all night long. There’s one thing to really be careful about this snow…it’s very dry powder..almost like graphite..… Read more
Brunswick man arrested in child’s death also charged in 2004 – The Frederick News-Post Online
This dude lived a block from me. I saw him walking down the street one day and i figured he was new in town. I had no other details about him though. I feel sorry for his girlfriend and while the little infant is in heaven I hope her mother has a good church family. Full credit… Read more
This reminds me of Ryan(A man I work with who also has Down’s syndrome)
This reminds me of Ryan in so many ways. I work with him at my mowing job Mike’s mowing. Ryan is hte owner’s son. Sometimes he drives me nuts but you simply can’t look past his personality..:) Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
Come ckeckout this event at Faith Baptist Church
Only one more week to get your free tickets to Don Piper, author of 90 Minutes in Heaven. He is speaking at my church in Knoxville, MD on Oct 24 at 8:15 and 10:50. Call 301-834-7755 to reserve your FREE (yes FREE) ticket.
Brunswick Railroad Museum faces loss of NPO status
County nonprofits face loss of tax-exempt status – The Frederick News-Post Online. I’m posting this in the hopes somebody will notify the BRRM. I intend to go buy there over the weekend and try to notify them of this change.
Major house fire in Brunswick
We have two adjacent structures in Brunswick that are now on fire. We have 2 alarms out on on this fire. Two houses are involved. Please pray for hte families as there has already been one burn victim that is being treated. I will keep everyone notified. Right now Knoxville road at the dollar general is closed. Also Brunswick street is closed form the 700 block to nearly the 900 block.… Read more
Fredco Opts out of Race to the Top but not for the stated reasons
It’s not about tracking or expenses..at least not for the teacher’s union..look at the italicized text below. They don’t want to tie teacher’s evals to student performance. Well if your students are doing poorly it’s either the school’s fault or the teacher’s fault. I think this would give teacher’s the motivation they need to actually advocate for students instead… Read more
God Provides for FBC Once Again
Faith Baptist Church has been needing some technology help for a bit now. I’ve gotten to the point I do what I can but I know God is going to provide. Up comes the past week and a friend of mine in Seattle Washington. His employer, WTS Inc., is decommissioning a ton of p-4 based… Read more
Scared of the Public so we have to hide
Guess what? The “criminals” are going to be able to decrypt the communications anyway so hiding the transmissions does nothing. All this does is how the contempt you have for the general public. Safety is an issue with the current communication system for two reasons, Debord wrote. The dead zones are one reason. The other is the new system will have the… Read more
Watch the reply of Brunswick Little League
I know this works for Comcast customers. I do not know if this is going to work for other providers. They had a great run. They got drubbed the last time they played this team. I think Brunswick did a great job in this season. I’m anxious to see what happens next year. Congratulations to… Read more
The epitome of Jealousy
Gen jsut won an 8 gig Ipod touch from work. All I can say is…..GREEN!..:)
Let’s Hope This Never Happens on YOUR call
The engine essentially locks up right after leaving the fire house requiring a shutdown and restart. Makes you wonder if it was running a MS operating system…:) IF I heard of this happening to one of our engines or any first responder gear I would have some direct questions for the station staff. rescue911.de –… Read more
Brunswick Continues its Winning Ways
Way to go guys! Brunswick bashes way to regionals – The Frederick News-Post Online.
Some of the Biggest Idiocy I’ve Seen *UPDATED TWICE*
It’s after 9PM here and I just had Co.5, Co 19 go by my house with a parade in tow loudly hitting their sirens and air horns as they went by. I staunchly defended BOTH of you for your sirens a bit back and you folks pull this? Luckily this suddenly, intrusive, and radical change in the local noise… Read more
Praise GOD! It’s raining here! It’s a light shower but it’s been going for about 20 minutes and if the radar holds true we’ve got more on the way. Even if this is all we get it’s still a Praise GOD moment!
Bookkeeper to plead guilty to stealing from the needy
All i can say is this is despicable. Stealing from the mentally and physically handicapped is jsut totally slimey. CSAVR is a national nonprofit organization that advocates for vocational training to help the mentally and physically disabled get jobs. The nonprofit was formed in 1940 and is composed of the chief administrators of state rehabilitation agencies… Read more
Bad air day
Code red. Of course with my asthma I can already feel the bad air. Luckily we are cleaning up the air inside the house. We bought a new vacuum and were astonished at the amount of stuff it’s pulling up that our old one missed. This new one also has two filters..a primary and then the HEPA. We have noticed a marked decrease… Read more
Any another reason to not listen to Twisted Sister (the song to which I am referring is “We’re Not Gonna Take It”) This past Saturday, my husband and I were working through some things in the dining room when we heard a knock at the door. Not expecting anyone, I cautiously approached the door and… Read more
More Mediocrity open in Brunswick
me and my family tried this place. I’ll explain my title in my upcoming food review. The Frederick News-Post Online – Frederick County Maryland Daily Newspaper.
The “Digital Transistion” sucks
This forced transition to digital cable has been a sucky one. First we couldn’t get the tv’s to work at all..inet worked fine. They had to remove a filter they had put on when we first moved in because we had too much signal..now we didn’t have enough. For the past two days the internet… Read more
State and county road crews being suspended.
As per Fredrick Central Communications: All county and state road operations have been suspended due to weather conditions until further notice. Per me: This means if you decide to drive your wait for a response is going to be a while since even fire and ems crews are getting stuck…. Be expecting response times for… Read more
Municipalities Suing Frederick County
The reason is becuase the Frederick County BOCC is telling Brunswick that growth areas INSIDE Brunswick City Limits cannot be ceveloped. Nice try guys..but you can’t do that inside Brunswick’s city limits. unlike Rosemont Brunwick is an incorporated municipality and has rights boverned by state law. Only if the judges decides to summarily rewrite the… Read more
Under scrutiny, website owner removes cheerleading photos from site – The Frederick News-Post Online
Ah yes. If you complain you don’t know how it is supposed to work or you aren’t intelligent enough to know so trust me. I don’t think so. If you check out his sites they are “model” sites. These kinds of sites simply post pictures of young girls in provocative poses or situations or dress. … Read more
Someting Doesn’t Smell Right in Frederick.com
Folks who call the sites mentioned in this article model sites aren’t. They put photos of girls on there is a very provocative way. It’s almost always the first step in exploitation. I have met this man and he gave me the jitters but i thought he was nothing more than “a little off”. While… Read more
Brunswick Fires Back in Rosemont Mess
Lawsuit roils Rosemont – The Frederick News-Post Online. From the reports I have seen the Rosemont pipes were installed the feds. If that is truly the case Rosemont doesn’t have a leg to stand on..at least until the courts give their own interpretation.
Kix Coming Back to Brunswick
The Frederick News-Post Online – Frederick County Maryland Daily Newspaper. You can get more details at the Brunswick Fire Department’s Website.
More Rosemont Water Drama
This one is going to go one for a while barring some common sense. If no documents ar produced that definitively show Brunswick owns the lines then this suit is moot…of course again that depends on common sense with all parties involved. The Frederick News-Post Online – Frederick County Maryland Daily Newspaper. Judge allows Rosemont… Read more
My Initial Review of El Sloppy Taco
I saw the writeup about this new restaurant in the local paper. It was highly mentioned about how he uses all fresh ingredients form local butchers and local grocers and the reasonable prices he charges. I then saw something that made me nervous…he used to run the local Dominos pizza. We had stopped patronizing the… Read more
The lawsuits in the Brusnwick vs rosemont conflict have begun
Rosemont residents file lawsuit Originally published February 03, 2009 By Karen Gardner News-Post Staff The owners of four Rosemont properties filed suit against the city of Brunswick on Monday, citing Brunswick’s intention to shut off public water service to Rosemont water customers in June. The lawsuit, filed in Frederick County Circuit Court, asks the court… Read more