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View Poll Results: Which of These Upset you the most?? (PICK FIVE)
Illegal Alien Dream Act (in-state tuition) 22 47.83%
Illegal Alien Drivers Licenses 18 39.13%
Death penalty repeal 9 19.57%
Gas tax increase 18 39.13%
income tax increase 17 36.96%
alcohol tax increase 11 23.91%
cigarette tax increase 8 17.39%
flush tax increase 8 17.39%
gay marriage 6 13.04%
PlanMaryland/high-density development 8 17.39%
Redistricting map/gerrymandering 12 26.09%
Wind farm tax 11 23.91%
Toll Increases 12 26.09%
Gun restrictions 20 43.48%
Union Policies/collecting bargaining issues 8 17.39%
Cell Phone Driving Ban (now a primary offense) 4 8.70%
Opposition to natural gas drilling and manufacturing 6 13.04%
Support for Obamacare 10 21.74%
I actually am okay with all of the above...... 11 23.91%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 46. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-05-2013, 02:26 PM
 
Location: Montgomery County, MD
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As long as the Montgomery County liberals are in Delaney's district, he will never support the natural gas drilling and coal mining that Western Maryland needs. Most of those liberals are openly in favor of Obama's war on coal and natural gas, and his opposition to any form of domestic energy production that's not wind or solar. Even though Rockville and Gaithersburg actually have a LOT to gain from more conservative politics. Those areas are wracked by illegal immigration and high taxes and the county government has made it a sanctuary county for illegal aliens while residents pay the price. Transit oriented development has completely ruined the quality of life in Rockville. I have family there who now want to move away because of the increased density and population.

At the same time I've sure MoCo voters would want more federal funding for mass transit, while Western Marylanders would like more funding toward highways with the national gas tax. Rural states already do not get their fair share. Its taken West Virginia decades to get funding for the COalfields Expressway while New York City gets its way whenever they demand more federal funding for new subway upgrades. Everyone saw how quickly the Baltimore Red Line was approved in comparison to the Coalfields Expressway. I also think Interstate 68 through Cumberland needs a major upgrade into a wider, more modern freeway and they need to return commercial air service to the Cumberland area. The Maryland Democrats support policies that kill private sector jobs such as the opposition to natural gas, the environmental regulations, high taxes, high minimum wage, etc.
Yea 5% of the population should determine what the normal people in our state need
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Old 07-05-2013, 03:01 PM
 
Location: Cumberland
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He's been too gentlemanly toward the right wing crybabies over the years, his most shameful inaction
"Over the years?" Mr. Delaney was elected in Nov. 2012, which means he hasn't even served a full year yet. If you are going to attempt to insult and demean people, do us the courtesy of a simple fact check first.
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:37 PM
 
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alcohol tax increase

Gay marriage

In-state tuition

Illegals driver licenses

Alcohol tax increase.



Also, he is just such a creep in general.
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Old 07-20-2013, 04:26 PM
 
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Default O'Malley is not bright

He bought an old bar in Vienna Maryland for $550,000. Then had to totally remodel and tear down an old house adjacent. He could have bought a piece of propery and built something for $250,000. He hailed it as great, but it could have employed a dozen people.
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Old 08-07-2013, 01:08 AM
 
Location: The Heart of Dixie
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The people of Vienna in the Eastern Shore probably don't welcome O'Malley or other Democrats anyway. The only Democrat areas are MoCo, PGC, and Baltimore City.

Montgomery and PG 's dominance hurts the state because they are so caught up in the federal dependency with government jobs. They might not care about the private sector since they really don't have much of a private sector economy at all in suburban Washington so they vote for people like O'Malley whose liberal policies destroy private sector jobs in areas they DO matter. For example we all saw how O'Malley forced Sparrows Point Steel to close. The liberal Democrats in Montgomery continue to support O'Malley even as he destroys the economy of rural Maryland through PlanMaryland and transit-oriented development which all rural residents are adamantly opposed to. He also refuses to allow natural gas drilling to benefit Western Maryland's economy even though the vast majority of Western Marylanders want to be able to drill and experience the prosperity the natural gas industry has brought to Pennsylvania.
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Old 08-08-2013, 06:20 AM
 
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The people of Vienna in the Eastern Shore probably don't welcome O'Malley or other Democrats anyway. The only Democrat areas are MoCo, PGC, and Baltimore City. .
And Baltimore County (voted for Obama), Charles (voted for Obama), Howard (voted for Obama), Frederick (voted for gay marriage) and Anne Arundel (voted for gay marriage).

Still going with the Fox News style of reporting, eh?
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:27 AM
 
Location: PROUD Son of the South in Maryland
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Only thing on the list Im OK with is marriage equality and that's coming from a religious man. WHy Im OK with it has nothing to do with religion as on that front I guess you could say Im not ok with it. What bothers me is the gub'ment putting their filthy hands on something else and branding is a morality issue. The right to marry isn't a morality issue and I believe that same sex couples should be able to make the same mistakes us um different sex couples??? yeah lets go with different sex. The religious side is not OK with it, but the anti-big gub'ment side of me says they are using a non moral issue (lets face it its only moral when it comes to religion and separation of church and state renders that null and void) to make it a moral issue and get votes for opposing or supporting.

Only other thing Owe'Money has done is the castle doctrine which supposedly closed loop holes for defending oneself/family from harm.

As for the rest well:

more taxes with less state income...Hmm seems like we are taxing the people more, receiving less state income as tax paying citizens are leaving in droves all while retaining and building more debt by the day. Seems like a perfect system! NOT!

Pissing and burning the constitution...Yeah civil rights dont mean anything to people it seems especially when teachers in NC are having students write: "I am willing to give up rights for temporary safety...". Some fight to dilute or absolve rights of others cause it doesnt effect them, but touch theirs and its a crying shame! Others stand by idly and let it happen as the starbucks is still pouring coffee and American idol is still on TV so everything must be fine! right?

Gerrymandering...I guess cheating was made legal by the Peoples Demokratik Republik of Marylandstan. Even liberal papers called them out on this BS, and still people blindly checked YES on something I bet 80% of voters didnt know anything about. Sadly some still think there is hope when 2014 hits and Owe'Money cant run anymore, but the sad reality is they have effectively diluted all the red zones of the state to make a 50/50 red/blue state all blue. Awesome! the assimilation into socialism is almost complete Comrades.
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:47 PM
 
Location: The Heart of Dixie
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Just because some counties voted for gay marriage doesn't mean its liberal. Anne Arundel still went against Obama. Montgomery County, PG, and Baltimore City are the only places where the Illegal Alien Dream Act passed. Lets see how people like it now that all college tuition is being increased by 2.4% in Maryland in order to pay for these illegal aliens. Baltimore County has too many Democrats but these are not the radical liberal Democrats like the DC area. A lot of them are union Democrats.

Well they finally took the O'Malley-Brown sign off that ironworkers union hall on Merritt Boulevard. Yet I have a feeling those guys will still vote for another Democrat next time around, even though its not just O'Malley, but the Democrats liberal nanny state and environmental policies, and the EPA, that forced Sparrows Point to close down, and are now forcing Carnival to leave the Port of Baltimore which will cost more union jobs. In fact the unions make Maryland less competitive, the way the unions contributed to the downhall of the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan Rust Belt while manufacturing jobs are being created in right to work states like Texas, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee.

O'Malley's wind farm tax and his obsession with "clean energy" is costing every Maryland resident just so he can "lead by example". I highly doubt Republican states in the South will care about his example. Maryland's neighbors love O'Malley as he is good for business there. Does O'Malley really think China and India will stop building power plants because of his example? O'Malley opposition to natural gas is also costing a lot of jobs in Maryland.

And now we see a clown on the Baltimore city council pushing to boycott Florida over the death of Trayvon Martin, a thug whose own actions caused his death, the way the LA city council boycotted Arizona over the illegal alien law. I'm surprised no other state has boycotted Maryland over the support for illegal immigration and the gun grab.
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Old 08-09-2013, 08:43 AM
 
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I dont expect Tom to respond to this because he ignores reality. However MD's tuition increase is actually very low compared to many states. If you look at a little bit longer term. For the past 5 years, MD's tuition increases are among the lowest nationwide. Also around 2%

In-State Tuition and Fees by State and Sector over Time | Trends in Higher Education | Trends in Higher Education

Some conservative paradise states in comparison
Alabama: 52% increase over 5 years
Arizona: 78% Increase over 5 years
Georgia 63% Increase over 5 years
Louisiana: 38% Increase over 5 years
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Old 10-12-2013, 10:13 PM
 
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Default Escape this excessive taxation and infringment on your constituional freedoms.

This is why you guys should come on over to Indiana. Unlike many other states like California, New York, Maryland, and other states, Indiana has a stable strong middle class. This is helped by our state cutting taxes and balancing the state budget. Even during the recession Indiana was able to cap property taxes at 1% of your homes value and keep taxes under control. Only 6 other states have those bragging rights. In addition this year the Indiana General Assembly passed a budget that cuts income taxes by 5% and abolished the states inheritance tax well maintaining a Balanced budget.

Jobs and employment opportunities are plentiful in Indiana and some major companies that are hiring right now include Chrysler in Kokomo, Indiana with starting pay at 16$ an hour. Gieco is also hiring 1100 people in Carmel, Indiana just north of Indianapolis. Ironically Carmel, Indiana was ranked as the best place to live in America by CNN Money magazine in 2012. http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/best-places/2012/snapshots/PL1810342.html

Another major advantage of living in Indiana is the cost of living being 40% lower than Maryland with housing costs being nearly 55% lower here with the added benefit of low insurance costs and a 1% cap in property taxes. This article gives you an idea about the affordability of living in our capital city Indianapolis. http://careers.angieslist.com/life-in-indy/

From the article:

Indianapolis is a great place to relocate too. With one of the lowest costs of living among large cities in the nation, incomes reach much further than just about anywhere else.
Indianapolis$50,000.00San Francisco$81,589.00Los Angeles$71,841.00New York$82,985.00Boston$80,398.00Seattle$70,945.00Ano ther perk of Indianapolis is its compact design. Everything in town is within a half hour commute, giving new residents a guarantee of finding a great home, no matter what style they’re looking for. The city offers everything from downtown condos and urban lofts, to historic and charming midtown homes, and even newly constructed homes in great neighborhoods all around the city.

As the old saying goes the more money and disposable income you have the more freedom and happier you are.


Indiana has one of the best education systems in the country with massive freedoms in choosing the right education for your child. Indiana has the largest school voucher system in the country and its growing exponentially every year.
In addition to that Indiana offers you the ability to choose which public school in the area you live in that you want to go too. So you aren't restricted to living in a certain neighborhood.

Finally Indiana has one of the best business climates in the country with a first in the Midwest and #2 ranking in the country behind Texas according to Site Selection. Right to Work legislation passed a year ago and various tax cuts and regulatory reforms have made Indiana one of the best places to start up a business and be successful.
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