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Catherine Pugh

What a crock.

Earlier today, President-Elect Donald Trump, together with Japanese businessman Masayoshi Son, CEO of the Softbank Group, jointly announced that Son will be investing a whopping $50 billion in the United States over the next 3 years, creating 50,000 jobs.  What a crock. Why do we say that?  Well, because, on the face of it, the $50 billion […] Continue reading →

Resisting Temptation

Our belated congratulations to Catherine Pugh for having been elected Mayor of Baltimore. Well done. Mayor-elect Pugh is, hands down, the most capable person to be elected by the city in decades. The only problem is, she may be too capable and may, soon enough, find herself mired in the quicksand that is the city […] Continue reading →

A Suggestion For Soon-To-Be Mayor-Elect Pugh

Baltimore has thousands of unemployed and under-employed, unskilled and low-skilled workers. These people need jobs, the sooner the better.  It’s an urgent problem of the highest order. As it turns out, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there are 48,000 openings for truck drivers across the country.  Quite probably, many hundreds of these jobs […] Continue reading →

Now what? (Results revised to include final count.)

Note:  The original text of this piece has been updated to reflect the final count published by the Maryland State Board of Elections on Friday evening, May 6, 2016. First of all, our sincere and enthusiastic congratulations to Democratic Nominee for Mayor Catherine Pugh. Senator, soon to be Mayor Pugh has worked long and hard […] Continue reading →

One of those moments.

Comparing the Mayoral Candidates You know how, sometimes, there’s something that’s so clear to you, crystal clear, but no one else seems to see? Take Donald Trump, for example. You and everybody you know agrees Trump’s a flaming jerk. So why is he doing so well in the polls? Who are all these people who […] Continue reading →