It really shouldn’t have been a question, and it took far too long to resolve, but former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has been invited by NBC to participate in the Sunday night debate in Charleston. NBC News invited all three Democratic presidential candidates to debate Sunday night in Charleston, S.C., including Martin O’Malley. There had been some doubt whether O’Malley would… Read more »
Getting into the really big stories of the year today. Top 10 begins now. 10. More On Rockville In the midst of pre-election frenzy, my attempt on November 2 to separate fact from musslinging frenzy in the Rockville municipal elections. 9. CD8 Poll The first big foray into the wild and crazy world of utterly unscientific online polls, my August 23 post sent readers… Read more »
In 16 days, the General Assembly goes back to work. There will be many story lines, not least of which seeing how things go for the five officeholders who are running for Congress in CD4 and CD8. But the first order of business for the legislature will be the prospect of whether to override Governor Larry Hogan’s four vetoes. There… Read more »
Too lazy to post tonight, but I can say that there’s some good stories coming your way in the AM. Nothing earth shattering - yet - but some interesting stuff nevertheless.
Got a copy of a letter from Comptroller Peter Franchot today, responding to yesterday’s love note from Senate President Mike Miller. The tone is intermittently pleasant, nasty, hectoring, and threatening. As before, here’s a series of photos of the whole thing. My only editorial comment is that after two letters from Franchot and one from Miller, it’s kind of hilariously… Read more »
Traditional version: “I think, therefore I am.” Modern take: “I show up in a Google Alert, therefore my blog is real.” Surreal, dude.
I really, really don’t get paid enough for this gig. But hey, some things are more important than a good night’s sleep. Like opposing a bad liquor bill. Next time I bring a flask full of bourbon, though. Take that to the bank.
20 witnesses still to go. I really need a drink. Where’s a liquor distributor when I need one?
I wrote it, I hated it. I wrote it again, I hated it even more. I’m not ignoring y’all, I’m trying to come up with a good piece of writing. No luck so far, but I’m gonna give it another go for tomorrow. Hang in there.
The livestock getting a little restless? Household pets acting strangely? Pay attention to them, they know what’s coming -very soon.