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Is ‘Early Voting’ Reducing Montgomery County’s Election Turnout?

Posted: October 12, 2015 at 9:51 pm   /   FreeState, Newsletter

By Mark Uncapher Much sound and fury has been expended by the Montgomery County Council over the decision of the County’s Board of Elections to shift two early voting sites, one from Chevy Chase to Potomac and the other from Burtonsville to Brookeville. Perhaps the wildest and most over-the-top comment came from Council member Tom […]

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Amie Hoeber: Congressional Candidate-to-be Earns Respect

Posted: October 12, 2015 at 9:47 pm   /   Newsletter, Politics

By Deborah Lambert Among the growing list of District 6 Republicans who are focused on returning the congressional seat held by multi-millionaire John Delaney to the GOP, Amie Hoeber is gaining momentum and respect, even before she has openly declared her candidacy. The keys to her early success? Career accomplishments and fundraising ability. A national […]

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Mr. Leggett’s Magic Traffic Trick

Posted: October 12, 2015 at 9:37 pm   /   Newsletter

By Gary Featheringham All that county executive Isiah Leggett’s latest trick requires are some buses, at least $1.6 Billion in upfront money and a bit of magic. The buses would run on three of the most congested corridors in the county: Rockville Pike, Viers Mill Road and Colesville Road. As all existing traffic lanes on […]

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On Education, Democrats Bow to Unions Again

Posted: October 12, 2015 at 9:32 pm   /   Newsletter

By Nick Peang-Meth When less than half of our students can read or do math at grade level, the message should be clear: our public education system in the United States is in crisis. At least that’s what Campbell Brown thinks. Brown, a former CNN anchor, formed her non-profit organization, The Seventy Four, with that […]

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The Life of Julia

Posted: September 28, 2015 at 8:53 pm   /   Newsletter

By J. Alexandra Tuttle Like the Sirens Song in Homer’s Odyssey, President Obama’s creative 2012 campaign ad, featuring “the Life of Julia,” attempted to lure unsuspecting voters with “promises” of a good life, and government program support from cradle to grave. While panned by Republicans and some news organizations, it nonetheless appealed too many who […]

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