Monthly Archives: July 2012

Maryland special session propaganda versus logic

The Governor wants to call a General Assembly special session that will focus on gambling. Mayor Rawlings-Blake is supporting him and sent out this Tweet a couple of hours ago. MarylandReporter.com posted an article entitled “Analysis: Lots of good reasons … Continue reading

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I received a Speed Matters robocall

On Thursday a group called Speed Matters left a taped message on my answering machine. It sounded pretty political, but I did not make the connection right away. The call implied that Verizon and Comcast are engaged in a shady … Continue reading

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Video of the Baltimore city-owned Hilton ceiling collapse

Here is a nice video for you to enjoy before you venture down to Wells Fargscape (AKA Artscape) this weekend. There were some huge storms in Baltimore on Thursday evening and apparently the water helped collapse a part of the … Continue reading

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The flooding of Baltimore

At about 7PM there was a huge deluge in Baltimore. It was quite impressive. By the time 8PM rolled around Bond street in Fells point was flooded. Aliceanna street near Pazo was also flooded and there was a Charm City … Continue reading

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Some Baltimore City Council members skip important votes

Baltimore’s city council is scheduled to meet twenty-six times in 2012 The total includes twelve “luncheons” where I assume no voting takes place (you better believe they show up for the taxpayer funded food). Members of the council only have … Continue reading

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The people should audit Baltimore

Or at least we should ask questions. Here is my question of the day. On Saturday night when I was in Bolton Hill I noticed that the air conditioner was on at Mount Royal Elementary. Why in the middle of … Continue reading

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Day of the Baltimore audit?

The Baltimore City Council will vote on the “audit bill” (Bill 12-053) tonight. Over the last few weeks I have received numerous emails encouraging me to support audits of the Baltimore budget. For me this is just common sense. If … Continue reading

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