Archive for April, 2011
*The Bridge:The Life And Rise of Barack Obama
This Is No Tea Party.It’s A Roast.by Emily Wax
“Inspired by Rush Limbaugh, conservative radio relies on what I call ‘rage-icule’, an angry form of mockery that not only criticizes but also scorns its targets, (Paul) Lewis says.
Though conservative comedians exist– Dennis Miller or “saturday Night Lives” Victoria Jackson– conservative comedy hasn’t had as much mainstream sucess, Lewis says.
Aegis – Barbara Wagner For HdG City Council – “I Don’t Have All The Answers, Actually I Don’t Have Any Answers, But I Know We Have A Great Community of Educated And Experienced Individuals.”April 23, 2011
TheAegis/What The HDG Candidates Stand For/04/22/1
Barbara Wagner, co-owner of Bahoukas Antique Mall with her husband, is one of the new candidates for city council. She recieved her bachelors degree from the University of Deleware in nutrition and first came to HDG in pharmaceutical sales.
Since then, she has become a member of the HDG Main Street Board of Directors, formed the Green Committee and raises funds for Upper Chesapeakes cardiovasculor program…
For Wagner, the biggest need in Havre de Grace is economic development , especially along the Route 40 corridor..
Aegis – Lori Maslin, Candidate for HDG City Council – “My Legal Background Gives Me The Ability To Help Craft Legislation That Is Beneficial To the Citizens And Taxpayers of The City.”April 23, 2011
TheAegis/What the HDG Candidates Stand For/04/22/11- Lori Maslin…is well known in Havre de Grace for her work with the Seafood Festival and her business, Laughing Crab Catering. She has also been an attorney for more than 20 years and is a member of the Main Street Board of Directors.
Maslin also served on the HDG tourism commission, in addition to the HDG zoning review committee.
Aegis – Mitch Shank, Candidate for HDG Mayor – Shank Wants To Work With Delegates And Aberdeen Mayor Bennett To Build Bridges For The City – “Havre de Grace, the Last Four Years, Has Not Been Building Any Bridges…When You Burn Bridges Or Don’t Build Bridges It’s Dangerous”April 23, 2011
TheAegis/What The HDG Candidates Stand For/04/22/11 – …Shank believes there should be a seperate, countywide water and sewer authority that would remove liabilities from the city.
He also said economic development is another problem in Havre de Grace and he wants to focus on developing the Route 40 corridor…
The third issue, Shank says, is communication and transparencey. . The e-mail alert system should be used to send out information on council meetings as well as explanations of ordinances and potentially “confidential” information.
“I believe the citizens have a right to know”, he said. “Just because the mayor says its confidential doesnt mean its confidential.”
HDGPatch – Harford County Police Union Endorses Diane Lawder, Conservative Republican State Police Forensic Scientist (CSI) For HDG City Council : “I [Can] Listen To the Citizen’s Position And Make An Ethically Sound Decision That Would Benefit Everyone.”April 22, 2011
TheAegis/What the HDG Candidates Stand For/04/22/11 – Although her background does not include any political work, Lawder said that’s just what the city needs.
“I think that, as Americans, people are tired of politicians,” she said. “They’re tired of half-truths.”
The background that she does have in police work ensures that she will approach the city council with the same methodology and unbiased perespective
HDGPatch – Amber Woods – Who Is James Lauer? (Havre De Grace’s Unknown Candidate for City Council) “My Finance And Accounting Will Help With The Budget And Reducing Costs.”April 22, 2011
TheAegis/What the HDG Candidates StandFor/04/22/11: James Lauer moved to Havre de Grace fairly recently in 2008 and is a finance manager for Burroughs Payment System of Plymouth, Michigan.
Lauer said in early March that he moved to Havre de Grace because its a great place to live and he wants to help make it better by promoting tourism and bringing in money to level taxes.
…Lauer was not immediately available to comment for this story.