I would like to thank all those who supported me during this campaign. Meeting the people of our district and making new friends was as rewarding as it was inspiring. I am confident in our county’s future with Jan Gardner at its helm. This experience has left me with a desire to continue my service… Continue reading Thank you
“Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country” -Franklin D. Roosevelt We have an election coming up that includes local, state and federal offices. My wife… Continue reading There is an election – should you vote?
Football season has returned along with the President’s comments about patriotism. The president, along with many others believes that if one does not stand for our National Anthem, they are not a patriot. They believe that not standing shows disrespect for the flag, the nation and our military service members. Others believe that if a… Continue reading Patriotism, Divisions plus McCain.
“Plans are nothing; planning is everything” - Dwight D. Eisenhower. Planning is something we all do for most of our lives. It is something we do to help us look forward and achieve our goals. As we age, many of us attend more to our planning - e.g., for retirement – than we did… Continue reading Plans are nothing; planning is everything.
Things that are obvious are not necessarily true, and many things that are true are not all obvious. - Dr. Joseph LeDoux, Neuroscientist The political campaigns and the upcoming elections make this a crazy time of year. This is when politicians and political parties promise to lower our taxes, create high paying jobs, take care… Continue reading Campaign Promises?
The federal immigration program 287g, allows partnerships with federal and local law enforcement in enforcing federal immigration law. Frederick County Maryland Sheriff’s Office has an agreement with Immigration Customs Enforcement and participates in the program. The program includes training for local law enforcement to identify and arrest undocumented persons and also allows the Frederick County… Continue reading The 287(g) program: good or poor or other?
I have been asked many times why I am running for office. I am retired; I had a great career; and I have a very good life. While I am very content with my life, I have been disappointed with the politics in our county for several years. Our elected officials are supposed to work… Continue reading Good Governance Is My Goal