“Maryland, My Maryland” has been our state song since it was formally adopted in 1939. It, however, does have a Pro-Confederate message and origin. As such the General Assembly wants to repeal it. Yet should we completely abandon a song that brings about such state pride from every Marylander when they hear it? No. Instead … Continue reading Maryland, My Maryland
Vote NO on Question 1 Vote YES on Question 2 In addition to voting in Presidential, Congressional and local races, there are two statewide ballot questions in this election. I encourage you to vote NO on Question 1 and YES on Question 2. I voted against adding Question 1 to the ballot during the final … Continue reading 2020 Ballot Questions
I am deeply concerned about recent proposals from Democratic leaders in the legislature and the local election boards that call for a hybrid election this November that would emphasize mail-in voting. If we learned anything from the June 2nd primary election, is it that affirmatively mailing ballots to every registered voter is a recipe for … Continue reading Maryland Needs to Vote In Person
In the rural areas of our state, and especially in Western Maryland, we must rely more on ourselves during times of crisis while our already limited law enforcement resources are overextended due to illness and new responsibilities during these unprecedented times.
In Western Maryland, we celebrate and enjoy small town life, and the issues that affect our urban and suburban neighbors can seem far away. When it comes to the violent crime crisis in Baltimore City, it’s easy to ask, “why should I care?”