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HOw COme?

Asking the difficult questions here in Howard County and beyond.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know……

Inquiring Minds Want to Know……

How come there were so many opportunities to ask how come this week?  For starters:  How come Monday's Council Work Session was made so inconvenient for citizens to observe in person?  Was it done purposefully?  You decide. While I was only able to attend the first...

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Speak NOW or forever……..

Speak NOW or forever……..

Speak now or forever.....  Nope I'm not going to say ‘hold your peace’. Because you won't. You'll moan and groan about your child's overcrowded school, the horrific traffic jams you sit in, and the clearing of seemingly every last tree for yet another development. But...

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See something nice….say something nice

See something nice….say something nice

It has been over 4 months since my last blog login. If that sounds a bit like the start of a confession, perhaps it is. For months now most of my waking moments have been spent trying to defend my community against a development unwisely being considered for an...

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Is that HOPE I see on the horizon???

Is that HOPE I see on the horizon???

April 23rd is Shakespeare's birthday, (as well as mine), making it ever so appropriate to use one of The Bard's quotes to introduce today's post.  Shakespeare composed his own Tombstone message which ends with the lines: 'Blessed be the man that spares these stones....

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Yikes! Sidewalks Not Safe in HoCo!

Yikes! Sidewalks Not Safe in HoCo!

How come people are driving more and more like terrorists-in-training in HoCo?  Is it the rapid pace of life? Distractions? Drug or alcohol abuse? I can’t define the cause of the clearly deteriorating driving skills I see regularly.  I can’t explain the increased...

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My tax dollars are paying for WHAT???

My tax dollars are paying for WHAT???

How come tax dollars are supporting luxury facilities for ‘visiting celebrities’ but not-even-adequate facilities for us taxpayers? As the annual local budget battle proceeds, just before the (hopefully eventual) consideration of the Adequate Public Facilities...

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Time for Updates: Referendum Attorneys’ Fate

Time for Updates: Referendum Attorneys’ Fate

For over a year I have been following with great interest the attempt by the Attorney Grievance Commission’s (AGC) Lydia Lawless to disbar two wonderful attorneys. As you may recall, Allen Dyer and Susan Gray represented pro bono (without charge) those petition...

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No Oversight on the Overlook

No Oversight on the Overlook

How come no one was looking over what was being permitted at the Patuxent Overlook development? How come we continue to spend huge sums of money on Bay clean-up and local projects to correct past mistakes from inadequate storm water management practices; yet we...

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