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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Independence for West Maryland
Harry M. Covert

Lots of eyes are on Scottish voters today who will decide to break from Great Britain and go-it-alone as a separate country at the top of the British Isles – or not. Yes, many of the kilt wearers, those who attend the Kirks, the distillers of malts and promoters of the Loch Ness Monster are making the big decision.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Salt and Pepper
Tom McLaughlin

Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – The search for Ali (not the world famous boxer) continues. For those who have not been following this column, a bit of a recap.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Etymology Can Be Fun
Harry M. Covert

Honestly now, can it get any better? The Orioles and Nationals are winning big time in their respective leagues for playoff championships and, prayers in Emmitsburg and elsewhere in Frederick are unbroken en masse for a Beltway and I-95 World Series. And The Great Frederick Fair is under way.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Rotten to Its Core
Cindy A. Rose

I was an “Apple Ballot” voter. I believed “the teachers” chose the candidates on that ballot. I believed politics was not involved. Raise your hand if you, too, were an “Apple Ballot” voter. While your hand is in the air, promise to NEVER again vote the “Apple Ballot.”

Friday, September 12, 2014

A Time to Lead
Joe Charlebois

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama delivered a foreign policy address to the American people, and those around the world, that may question his ability or willingness to lead.

Middle East Upside Down
Roy Meachum

Some readers know I lived in Cairo for more than a year; together with books, I’ve never left the Middle East. Although entirely in Africa, Egypt stands with its fellow Muslim nations.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Benghazi: What Difference Does It Make?
Patricia A. Kelly

Today is September 11, 2014. I hope and pray that this anniversary won’t be marked with another act of terrorism, another anniversary assault such as the one September 11 and 12, 2012, on the U. S. Embassy Compound in Benghazi, Libya.

Look Out for ‘High Energy Objects’
Harry M. Covert

It is obvious now. No need to worry about any bad things happening. The way for everybody to get along is easy, merely just change reality – the everyday words being used and heard.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Kuching Regatta 2014
Tom McLaughlin

Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – They trickled in at first. The tourists. Then, from all over Malaysia and some from foreign (white) countries, they flooded in to witness the spectacle.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

ISIL/ISIS Murderers are Gaining on Us
Harry M. Covert

The misanthropes of all sorts running wild throughout Arab nations must be stopped. Baseball fans will remember Leroy Paige, known as Satchel and a right-handed mounds man. He said "Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." He didn’t pitch ever for the Frederick Keys.

Yellow Cab
The Morning News Express with Bob Miller
The Covert Letter

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