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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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Can Our Democracy Survive Trump as President?

by Bob Potter

Just over a year into the Trump presidency, Republican Senator Bob Corker’s judgment of Donald Trump—that he “has not demonstrated that he understands what has made this nati

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We Don’t Need this Congressman

by Richard Calkins

As a member of the obstructionist Freedom Caucus, Maryland Congressional District One Congressman Andy Harris is one of the most partisan, least productive members of the House of

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President Trump’s First Year: Winners and Losers

by Vincent De Sanctis

Nearing the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, it would be helpful to review his impact on the United States.

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Is Trump’s America Still ‘The Leader of the Free World’?

by Rick Lynch

Holding fast to the belief that most Americans remain very proud of our nation’s long-standing reputation as “the leader of the free world,” one cannot help feeling very dist

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Confederate Symbols Should Be Moved

by Dominic Terrone

In New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu has successfully led a campaign to move four Confederate statues from prominent places in that city. Three of the four were tributes to Robert

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  • Forum First Friday September 7th

    Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    The theme for our September Forum First Friday is “Ride the Blue Wave”.  More details will be forthcoming but make your plans now to attend!

  • Talbot County Council Candidate Forum on the Environment

    Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Talbot County Council Candidate Forum on the Environment cosponsored by Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the League of Women Voters Mid Shore is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 27th at the Talbot County Free Library. All candidates for Council have been invited to participate.  

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