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Elections Have Consequences

by Bob Potter

Even though the chaos seems to be increasing as we enter the third year of Trump’s presidency, the last Congressional elections are likely to provide some relief. The newly elect

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Talbot Democrats Gain, Start Looking to 2020

by Dominic Terrone

As the dust settles on the 2018 elections locally, statewide and nationally, Democrats look forward with far more optimism toward further success in the 2020 presidential election

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Now It’s Time to Vote

by Rick Schiming

Our right to vote is a civic treasure and a solemn responsibility. In the silence of the voting booth we exercise our first line of defense and our last resort for our democracy. W

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Want Change? Vote for Democrats

by Richard Calkins

Several prominent Republican columnists, fed up with President Trump’s mendacity and his congressional enablers, are making an unusual recommendation:  vote for Democrats.  Cal

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Jesse Colvin, A New Kind of Democrat

by Susan Olsen

Congressman Andy Harris has some serious competition this November.  As more people in Maryland’s Congressional District One are meeting Democratic candidate Jesse Colvin, they

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Elected Leaders Should Truly “Put America First”

by Rick Lynch

As we all remember, one of the main themes of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign for the presidency was “Put America First.”  But as we are now sadly witnessing, President Trump

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Why Can’t We Control Guns?

by Larry Pifer

Why Can’t We Control Guns? Did you think that after the Parkland shooting, in which 17people died, anything would be different? As we now know, nothing has changed. The rhetoric

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A Better Way Forward for Talbot County

by Dominic Terrone

Talbot County will be at a political crossroad in the election cycle of 2018. Voters are faced with crucial decisions on the future of the County. Public school funding is the over

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GOP’s Abandonment of Values and Principles

by Mike Brown

It wasn’t that many years ago when the GOP claimed to be the party of national security, law and order, family values and morality, fiscal responsibility, personal responsibility

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Candidates Must Address Environmental Issues

by Stephen Bender

In the coming weeks and months we all should be asking candidates for public office at the county, state and congressional levels about their detailed positions on issues. High pri

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