The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

‘Building a Deeply Inclusive Culture’

This year, Forbes named 26-year-old Pava Lapere to its prestigious “30 Under 30” business leaders. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, LaPere co-founded a successful startup company, EcoMap Technologies, based in Baltimore. Lapere was recently praised by her colleagues: “Pava was not only the visionary force behind EcoMap but was also a deeply compassionate and […]

A New ‘Broken Windows’ Discovery? Violence Linked to COVID Relief Fraud

A very interesting article from WBAL-TV: Maryland’s U.S. attorney found a big connection between violent crime and COVID-19 pandemic fraud. Maryland U.S. Attorney Erek Barron told the 11 News I-Team that his office found that 60% of violent criminals are also committing some type of COVID-19 fraud, and because of that, his office investigates every […]

Democrats Kill Each Other in Baltimore; Mayor Blames … Texas, Florida, Alabama?

In 2020, Brandon Scott was elected mayor of Baltimore with more than 70% of the vote in a city whose per-capita violent crime rate (2,027 per 100,000 residents) is nearly twice as high as Chicago (1,099). There’s no sign that this carnage will abate anytime soon: Investigators in Baltimore are searching for multiple suspects in […]

The Deadly Menace of Feral Youth

On Sunday, police in Baltimore County, Maryland, wore black mourning bands on their badges to mark the five-year anniversary of the death of one of their own. Officer Amy Caprio was responding to a 911 call of a burglary in progress west of U.S. Highway 1 near Perry Hall when she confronted the driver of […]

Why Isn’t Marilyn Mosby In Prison Yet?

“Liberal billionaire George Soros realized early on that prosecutors are the gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, and he decided to hand select attorneys who would do his bidding by refusing to prosecute entire categories of crimes, fundamentally ‘reimagining prosecution’ and reverse-engineering the criminal justice system into something unrecognizable in the process. . . . […]

Employees Shocked as Lesbian Vegan Doughnut Shop Goes Out of Business

When I first saw this story, the bland headline (“Frederick Doughnut Shop Workers Say Business Shut Down Without Paying Them”) did not prepare me for the wonderfulness I would ultimately find: A doughnut shop in Frederick, Maryland, abruptly shut down last week, and workers said they’re owed weeks in pay. Glory Doughnuts & Diner on […]

He’s Not Making This Up, You Know

My podcast partner John Hoge calls attention to this story: A Baltimore ex-gang member who uses graffiti to designate ‘no shoot zones’ to discourage gun violence around the city was shot in his back, neck and jaw on Wednesday. ‘I was shot three times,’ Tyree Moorehead, 46, told reporters on Wednesday. ‘A bullet went through […]

Despite the Media’s Deranged Obsession, Not Everything Is About Trump

Wednesday, there was a glitch on the Fox News signal, so I switched the home-office TV over to CNN and wow! If you haven’t watched CNN lately, it’s basically, “January 6 now, January 6 tomorrow, January 6 forever,” to paraphrase a certain Alabama Democrat. They’re leading every hour with some kind of Trump/“insurrection” angle, as […]

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