Maryland

Armed Officer Ends School Shooting in Maryland

Susan Jones, CNS News

St. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron told WRC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Washington, that a male student at the high school opened fire on a female student shortly after school started. A second male student also was shot. Cameron said the school resource officer then fired his own weapon at the gunman, bringing the violence to an end. The gunman was later pronounced dead, and the girl was critically injured, WRC reported. The third student also is being treated for a gunshot wound.

Could Maryland senate race be a Republican pickup?

Ashe Schow, Washington Examiner

The issue for nominee Kathy Szeliga, as with any race, will be whether Republicans turn out in big enough numbers for her to repeat Gov. Larry Hogan's surprise win in the state in 2014. Complicating matters is the fact that Democrats turn out more in presidential races, and outnumber Republicans in the Old Line State, two to one.

Don’t Call The Game Before The Clock Runs Out

What Trump is demanding is that the referees call the game in the middle of the fourth quarter; we disagree and think the teams should play until the delegates vote and the clock runs out at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Maryland Continues to Lead Anti-Gun Jihad

Bob Barr, TownHall

Rather than surrender this precious right to the bullies in gov't who twist & contort their authority in pursuit of a political agenda, we should take the fight to the courts and the voting booth. Out-of-state travelers can refuse to give MD revenue by avoiding the state altogether.

Omnesty: Cloward-Pivens Where Progressive Dem Donkeys Live

How much Cloward-Piven can blue state communities take before they walk away or, better yet, turn to another option? 2014 saw evidence that without President Obama on the ticket, the black community has little to gain by voting progressive as progressive support for Omnesty grows. Will traditionally Democrat blue collar communities follow?

These 5 R's Ran On Conservative Tax Policies & Won

Rachel Stoltzfoos, Daily Caller

The victories of Sam Brownback (KS), Larry Hogan (MD), Charlie Baker (MA), Bruce Rauner (IL), and Rick Snyder (MI) will certainly encourage politicians considering conservative tax policies at the state and national levels.

14,646 Duplicate Voters Flagged in VA, MD

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

An election-integrity group is challenging the status of nearly 15,000 voters reportedly registered in both Fairfax County, Virginia, and Maryland.

Will Lawmakers Be Fined $10,000 Per Prayer After Defying Judge's Order?

Billy Hallowell, The Blaze

An atheist legal group has filed a motion accusing commissioners in Maryland of repeatedly defying a judge’s order prohibiting them from praying during public meetings.

GOP Open Investigations into OCare’s Disaster Sites

Jonathan Easley, The Hill

GOP Lawmakers are setting their sites on exchanges in Oreg., Maryland, and Mass. where Dem. governors embraced the healthcare law, and are demanding to know why their expensive online portals remain useless more than four months after launch.

West. Maryland Secession Movement Grows Over Taxes, Gun Control

Mary Bubala, WJZ Baltimore

Western Marylanders fed up with high taxes and gun control want to break away. Thousands in the western counties say liberal Gov. Martin O’Malley is out of touch and they want to break away from the rest of the state. Similar movements are also growing in AZ, CA, CO, and MI.

Common Core-Uption

Marta H. Mossburg, American Spectator

If even the state poster child for Common Core doesn’t like to be held accountable, how can Duncan blame “white suburban moms”? The fact that high stakes testing will continue to drive funding for public education under CC means more cooking the books, cheating scandals and draining of joy from classrooms.

MD Gun Owners Privacy Shot

Emily Miller, Washington Times

Lib. MD Gov. O’Malley recently released the confidential info. of those applying for gun purchases. Some see this as a big step closer to a national gun registry.