Talbot County
Democratic Forum
Why Can’t We Control Guns?

Why Can’t We Control Guns?

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 has quieted, the proposed congressional laws have not gone forward, and we, the citizens...
A Better Way Forward for Talbot County

A Better Way Forward for Talbot County

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 overriding issue, but close behind are very substantive issues of public safety, health care...
GOP’s Abandonment of Values and Principles

GOP’s Abandonment of Values and Principles

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, and our Constitution. They no longer can make those claims. They have abandoned all of...
Candidates Must Address Environmental Issues

Candidates Must Address Environmental Issues

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 priority election issues include: agriculture, county growth and change with zoning and...
Can Our Democracy Survive Trump as President?

Can Our Democracy Survive Trump as President?

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 nation great and what it is today”–has proved to be true. Trump’s performance as...

We Don’t Need this Congressman

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 Representatives. Compared to the Maryland delegation, he has joined bipartisan bills and...