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This is the grave of William Pinkney Whyte Born in Baltimore in 1824, Whyte was named for his grandfather, former attorney general William Pinkney, who served under James Madison. However, he seems to have hated his parents, as he later changed his name from “White” to “Whyte” to separate himself from the rest of his […]
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Republican Public Health Policy

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On August 18, 2015
I’d like to remind the voters (non-voters really) of Maryland of what a good job they did last year by electing Larry Hogan governor. Because Alabama or Maryland, there’s no real difference among Republicans on issues like public health. Everywhere, they like to blame public health problems on the poor. Take Hogan’s Secretary of Housing, […]

Good Job Maryland

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On January 24, 2015

Thanks to an unfortunate combination of factors, Maryland has elected a Republican governor. They are already getting what they asked for. Larry Hogan has already withdrawn from regulations of phospho

$10.10

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On April 8, 2014
Glad to see Maryland following Connecticut in creating a $10.10 minimum wage. That’s still too low but it’s a nice jump. It also continues to build a real red state-blue state divide in wages and I wonder how big that gap will become.

O’Malley

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On May 16, 2012
It’s totally absurd to be thinking about who the Democrats will nominate for the presidency in 2016, yet for politically-minded people, it’s almost inevitable. That includes me. I’ve spent way too much time thinking about the different possibilities and who I would support among them (leaning toward Gillibrand at this time, but that could easily […]
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