All posts by Mark Newgent
On Friday I talked about Sun reporter Bradley Olson’s dishonest use of language. It appears that his colleague Andrew Green..
Dictionary.com’s definition of Milquetoast: a very timid, unassertive, spineless person, esp. one who is easily dominated or intimidated. See picture..
According to the Baltimore Sun Special Session Blog: D. Page Elmore, R, Somerset & Wicomico CountiesRichard K. Impallaria, R, Baltimore..
“The governor pleaded for their support” That is how Sun reporter Bradley Olson described the arm twisting O’Malley and Mike..
House Majority Leader Kumar Barve is claiming that they now have 85 votes to pass the constitutional slots amendment. From..
Please take a moment to sign a Petition of No Confidence in Governor O’Malley and the Democrat Legislators. To receive..
More proof that the self-described reality-based community is increasingly disassociating itself from it. Read for yourself, it is so laughable..
From WBAL’s Robert Lang. Ocean Downs is now back in and Frederick and Harford are out as potential slots locations...
Strieff noted below that the House subcommittee removed Ocean Downs from the slots plan that the full committee will vote..
I have a new nickname for Baltimore City Delegate Curt Anderson: Floppy. Anderson repeatedly questioned the need for a special..
It will be interesting to see if the slots committee keeps the governor’s proposed slots parlor at Ocean Downs. Delegate..
Former Baltimore City Police Commissioner Kevin Clark has filed suit in federal court, fighting his firing three years ago. Governor..
Baltimore City Fire Chief William Goodwin tendered his resignation to Mayor Sheila Dixon late yesterday. After early praise for his..
Last month I asked the question what’s” the matter with MoCo? My point was that it would be interesting to..
Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse after the House of Delegates early morning tax grab this weekend,..
While we are on the subject of anthems. I have one for the aforementioned Senators Zirkin, Kramer, Astle, DeGrange, and..
In “honor” of O’Malley’s tax and spend schemes making their way through the General Assembly, I am hosting a contest..
Laslo Boyd’s Gazette piece purports to tell us that Bob Ehrlich, Peter Franchot, and Mike Miller are on a race..
Listen to mental giant Brian Frosh debate Jim Brochin on the tax bill. I use the word “debate” lightly with..
Robert Lang just reported on WBAL that the tax bill passed the Senate 24-23. UPDATE: WBAL.com has the details on..
Thanks to Andrew Kujan for making my argument for me. Not surprisingly, he does it while enjoying his own high..
More brilliance from Andrew Kujan. From his anger over the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee lowering O’Malley’s income tax rate..
Our colleague Brian Gill has alerted us the the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee violating the due process of its..