Archive / August, 2015

CHANGING THE POLITICAL, PUBLIC VERNACULAR

Stupid Is as Stupid Does


By Harry M. Covert

 There was a time believe it or not when the political correctness fad didn’t exist. People of all ages didn’t run around being offended by this and that and elected officials were never called stupid, even though it was often talked about in closed door meetings.

          In the journalistic battleground reporters always knew off-the-wall combatants and refrained from printing stories without attribution.

          Once in my early days on the police beat looking for a weekend feature I thought it’d be fun to entertain readers with a story on citizen arrests. A police chief almost had a stroke at the suggestion, “please don’t do that.

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PRIORITIZING ILLEGALS, ‘TERRORISTS’

Feds Unwilling to fill Beds for Removals 

By CHUCK JENKINS

Sheriff, Frederick County, Md.

Why is the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) waiting for criminals to become more serious offenders, violent criminals and prioritizing only aggravated felons for removal?

The current administration won’t answer the question, but one fact really jumps out. Nationwide, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has 34,000 beds available for immigrant alien removals. Under the current priority policy of PEP, they are not filling the beds available for removal.

Jenkins is rated the second toughest sheriff in the USA on illegal immigrations.

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