Archive / 2019

Moonbats will have their Day

Feather Metchants, The Fantods, Libtards

By Harry M. Covert

There is some good news escaping from the mess of feather merchants holding forth within the Halls of Congress. Let me explain, trying to avoid any name-calling.

My mama constantly warned me to shun “vain and profane babbling.” Obviously, I didn’t listen too well.

I better confess. In this writing and opinion game, it’s more fun calling those on the “wrong side” of truth, justice and the American way, moon bats.

Individually they can be described goofy, insurrectionists or mutineers. I’ll do that later. What genteelly of times past was called the loyal opposition, it’s nothing of the sort these days.… Read More

Earning Honor, Respect

Cub Reporters, Long- Lost Relatives, and American Legion Values

By Ladson F. Mills III

‘We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.’— C. S. Lewis

Former reporter turned College of Charleston adjunct Communications Professor, Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann, recently derided President Donald Trump for his low opinion of reporters. In a Charleston, South Carolina “Post and Courier” editorial; “The President, not the press, is the enemy of the people” Lattimore-Volkmann’s argument appears less reasoned discourse than political partisanship.

To accept her conclusion that, ‘even a partially conflicted American public unable or unwilling to trust investigative news reports over its fact-deficient president Trump is eroding our democracy,’ would require overlooking inconvenient facts.

In May 2016 Obama administration official Ben Rhodes, well known for his close personal and philosophical ties to President Obama, revealed in a “New York Times” Magazine interview the Obama administration’s low opinion of the press:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

The average reporter we talk to is 27 years old, and their only reporting experience consists of being around political campaigns They literally know nothing…

President Trump’s view while bombastic is a less severe indictment. An adage that, “it is better to be kicked in the teeth than patted on the head” readily comes to mind.… Read More

Another Look at the DMZ

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Russell Delauter Honored for Korean Service 

By Harry M. Covert

THURMONT, Md.

Of late eyes of the world have been intense on both the North and South Koreas.

None though moreso that Russell Delauter, the Thurmont and Frederick County icon who recently celebrated his 89th birthday.

He was a 20-year-old soldier sent to South Korea in 1950 as the bitter war dragged on until 1953.Russ was raised mostly in Myersville/Ellerton, Frederick County. He and his cousin Francis Delauter joined together, not drafted.  

Delauter survived the battles of the Chosin Reservoir.

In November the businessman and civic leader was honored for his distinctive military service.… Read More

New Fad, Pocket Picking?

Reparations for Kisses? No!

By Harry M. Covert

With all due respect, I had a dream. Since I met The Man, MLKjr once, he won’t mind. I want to report from what might appear as a realistic fantasy.

To me, the midnight reverie was a joy. Why can’t I cash in on how I was supposedly offended by advances from the beautiful girls I have known.

Of late another ego driven Trump worker says she rebuffed an advance from the sitting president. Please be serious. It’s nothing more than a money grab. That’s the latest scam from supposed offendees.

My midnight dream occurred at the White House.… Read More

Judge Threats are Foolhardy

The Gagging of a Show Off

By Harry M. Covert

I noted a few weeks ago that the SWAT-ting of a political gadfly, that is Roger Stone, was an embarrassment to cops of all designations. I’ve changed my mind.

It may have been overkill for the swashbuckling raid in his Florida residence. But, I’ve been in on such maneuvers. They were fun.

Once a miscreant climbed to the attic trying to hide from the law. His giveaway were foot marks on a freshly painted side wall.

The fellow refused to respond to calls to surrender. One of vigilantes, really a sheriff’s deputy, saw his cell phone lying on the living room coffee table.… Read More

CASE OF A TERRIBLE DEAL

The Ricky Malee Story

By Harry M. Covert

ow that the president and Congress are still playing chicken heading toward a national crisis, I want to describe another ongoing calamity involving a convicted sex abuser.

No doubt, the road to perdition is gaining a great number of inhabitants on the national front.

The alleged “sins” of a 58-year-old Maryland man are receiving much needed attention.

Cameron Dodd, a young and adept newspaper reporter for The Frederick News-Post, recently pointed out the tragedy of Ricky Malee in a blazing front page, big story.

The facts: a Frederick County, Maryland Circuit Court jury in 2001 found the then 40-year-old man guilty of sexually molesting his then wife’s two boys, then aged seven and three.… Read More

DONALD TRUMP’S BIGGEST SIN

“President Donald J. Trump’s biggest sin was upsetting the applecart, stiffing all the traditional insiders of both the dirty dog Democrats and the sniveling would-be Republicans and Rinos [Republicans in Name Only.]”

 

By HARRY M. COVERT


s the sandbagging picks up steam around Pennsylvania Avenue, and on the people’s airways, the real national crisis involves the caliber of newly electeds who appear hell-bent on destroying the country as we know it.

The bottom line facing the sitting president is the enormous hatred and repugnance toward the non-paid White House occupant who was duly elected.

It is totally shocking about the vicious conduct that goes on about the real estate magnate.… Read More