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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

Election 2018: Bananas and Wrong Predictions

‘Transparency in a democracy will only confuse people.’

Sir Humphrey Applebee, “Yes, Prime Minister”

 

By Ladson F. Mills III

I love bananas, but not in my republic.

America’s descent into the world’s largest Banana Republic will unlikely occur at the hands of an outlandish, bemedaled, military

strongman. America’s decline will come in the shape of a sterile, formal, courtroom carefully crafted with trappings of legality.

Lawsuits and litigation are a critical component to the Democratic Party’s election strategy. Democrats believe that what cannot be won though elections can be obtained through a leftward leaning judiciary. And the consequences to the country be damned.… Read More

AMERICA’S THIRD REVOLUTION

Predatory Opportunist versus Warrior Women

It’s not rocket science; it’s just standards.’

Kate Germano, Lt. Col. USMC, Retired

 

By Ladson F. Mills III

America’s third revolution has begun. We are firmly in a cultural war and all that remains to be seen is whether it will remain bloodless. However, if left unchallenged it will become more vicious and brutal than the French Revolution; known for its cultural insanity.

Predatory opportunism now dominates American society. Like a violent strain of virus it permeates every aspect of our lives. No mistakes, wrong ideas, or youthful indiscretions can be forgiven if one is judged to be on the wrong side of the political spectrum.… Read More

WHEN ‘HELL WAS IN SESSION’

Captain McCain, Colonel Webb, Admiral Denton

By Harry M. Covert

Far be it from this bureau to make any disparaging remarks at this time about the life and times of Captain John Sidney McCain III, USN retired.

Since the 81-year-old succumbed Saturday past from deadly brain cancer, tributes have poured in from all quarters almost to the point of “deification.”

Included in these plaudits one comes from a jailer in the horrible “Hanoi Hilton.” The guard said he now respected Senator McCain.We all know he was the U.S. senior senator from his adopted state of Arizona. He was born in Coco Solo, Panama, 1936, known then as the Canal Zone, an unincorporated U.S.… Read More

TAKING A BULLET; WARDROBE CHANGES

Alleged Presidential Doxies Enjoy Cashing In

By Harry M. Covert

Is there any doubt all the national elitists have gone gaga? No, not batty over Lady Gaga the entertainer, but the results of courtroom antics involving political persons.

There is no need to rehash the stumbling, mumbling and grumbling from all corners. The wags are having a field day and enjoying themselves immensely. I confess to enjoying the activities, too. Why not? The ongoing spectacles are entertaining, stretching up-and-down the East Coast.

Remember the quote by now convicted felon, lawyer, fixer and all around former confidant Michael Cohen? Said he once: “I’d take a bullet for him.Read More