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The Working Poor…Not Looking For Hand-Outs!

March 10, 2013


Originally posted on Ron Pagano's Delmarva Progressive:
Judy Davis, an activist from Worcester County, MD, is involved with important issues in our state. She recently participated in the Marylanders Against Gun Violence rally, in Annapolis, MD and is a participant in the Emerge program, which trains women around the country to take more active…

Ocean City And America, Fall 2010

September 21, 2010


The trip isn’t over till it’s over . . .  And I’m not sure it’s ever over . . . Ocean City Summer Turns Into Fall The 2010 season is just about done in Ocean City. Delmarvelous Bike Week finished it off with a roar. The bikers are gone . . . and they left […]

Marylanders Leading Fight for Health Care

February 25, 2010


Maryland is well-represented in President Barack Obama’s health-care showdown today, live and televised from Blair House. As President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden walked across the street to the White House for the lunch break, the president paused for an impromptu one-on-one with Rep. Steny Hoyer, the congressman from Southern Maryland, who also happens […]

Health Care: Are Your Representatives Part of the Problem Or Part of the Solution?

February 21, 2010


Maryland On My Mind has never done this before, but today I’m posting an e-mail in it’s entirety from TrueMajority, which is associated with But first, I would like to propose a simplified health-care bill, something along the lines of: This act extends Medicare to all U.S citizens. The U.S. courts shall impose penalties […]

The Truing of American Capitalism

March 20, 2009


The wailing and gnashing of teeth emanating from Wall Street, and parroted by Republicans on Capitol Hill, is hurting my ears. The uproar over executive bonuses is loud but disingenuous! Look, the game is up! The bubble has burst, the market has crashed, the economy is in crisis. Capitalism has run wild. The people want […]

Slots In Maryland — Another Tax On The Poor

October 19, 2008


Slots and Taxes Part I To cheer for slots/ One must ignore/ This open secret:/ Slots tax the poor Don’t tax the poor/ On voting day,/ Tax the rich –/ They can afford to pay Slots tax the poor/ For corporate greed/ Placing private profit/ Above common need Racehorse owners/ Stand to gain;/ Families and […]

No Bank Left Behind. At What Cost?

September 22, 2008


OK, I do not doubt that the mighty U.S. government has the ability and resources to bail out the mighty Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. And OK, the mighty U.S. government will somehow figure out the insurance business of the mighty AIG. But is the mighty U.S. government, as big and powerful as it may […]

Parallel Maryland – How Wide the Divide?

April 15, 2008


In Maryland’s parallel universes, I wonder if there are any points of contact between the universes. For example, Albert Einstein High School in Kensington (Montgomery County) is a pretty good public high school, as public high schools go. Einstein is located in one of the richest counties in the richest state in the richest nation […]

Parallel Universes in Maryland: Einstein H.S. and Chevy Chase

April 12, 2008


Maryland is a land of parallel universes, and so too is Montgomery County. This week brings news of a gun marketing scheme that misfired at Albert Einstein High School in Kensington. Einstein has one of the more diverse student bodies in the state, according to The Washington Post. The students are among the least affluent […]

Will Blair Lee Move to Va.? Will Maryland Be Safer?

April 10, 2008


Blair Lee IV and Ron Smith were fulminating at full speed during the five-o’clock hour on WBAL Thursday afternoon. Blair Lee was concerned about speed cameras on residential streets in Montgomery County. Mr. Lee complained to the WBAL audience that his wife had already received three tickets from the speed cameras. I hope Mrs. Lee […]