Kirby uses “similar” Lennie Thompson quotes and other fresh nonsense….


We skipped around the recording of last night’s meeting. If you have two plus hours to spare, please knock yourself out. It was all devoted to a continuation of the hearing for the Urbana rezoning application.  Being subjected to one of the county attorneys cracking open a 1974 dictionary to read the definition of the word contiguous was too much to ask of your Lady Yokels. We do know that there wasn’t a decision made, final vote will occur on March 7,  and that our old pal Billy didn’t show up:

Is Kirby going to fall backwards one of these days?

Council member comments were fairly tame. Tony wants us all to know that he was out of the house from 6 a.m. -11:45 p.m. last Tuesday and almost didn’t have a chance to wish his twins a happy birthday. (Happy Birthday Tony’s twins!) But, he thanked everyone for their civility. Kirby had NO comments this week! Jerry wants people to come to Brunswick this weekend for BBQ and wooden train whistling. Jessica informs us that it is the 40th anniversary of the Frederick Arts Council and there will be a celebration at the Weinberg. M.C. applauds the sale of the Fredericktowne Mall and Bud makes sure all of our county employees know how much they are appreciated.

Kirby’s on our radar again. He’s a facebooking and writing his monthly diatribe for the noodley appendage. Curiously, Kirby thinks that Trump is worthy of some biblical quotations:

We almost chocked when we saw this in our inbox this morning!
This would explain a lot actually!

Who is the lion in this scenario? Not to mention wise and knowledgable!!!???  Because LOLLOLLOL, he cannot be speaking of Trump! But, then again, making connections is not one of Kirby’s strong suits:

We will never, as long as we live, tire of this!!!

It’s the first of the month and that means it’s time for the “Guest Columnist” (what in the world happened to Galahad Sweetbottom?) to shine. We won’t go over the whole Hough ethics bill as we have already covered it here and here. And The Frederick Extra had an excellent piece  about the whole Hough political nonsense here. We do think ,though, that  we are going to have to check on Kirby’s donations over the next year. It will be fun to compare/contrast his donations with Senator Hough’s.

Ethics nonsense aside, we would be remiss if we did not point out a few quotes that made us chuckle. First off, is this imaginary conversation Kirby has between the reader and himself:

Now, you may say: “Delauter, you’re crazy, maybe it was just an odd coincidence?” Really?

OH MY!! Well, he got the crazy part right. Kirby’s been stepping up his attempts at creative writing lately. We know that imitation is supposed to be the sincerest form of flattery, but when one does it so poorly it’s hard to feel good about it.

Kirby sums up said piece with a quote in the spirit of former County Commissioner John “Lennie” Thompson:

Similar to the words of former County Commissioner John ‘Lennie’ Thompson: If Jan wins, you lose.

We can’t help but wonder how Mr. Thompson is going to feel about Kirby using his old campaign slogan, If the Developers Win, You Lose, in this manner. Please let us know, Lennie.



6 thoughts on “Kirby uses “similar” Lennie Thompson quotes and other fresh nonsense….

  1. I’m tempted to suggest that Jan employ the Benson/Quayle response: “Councilman, I served with LT. I knew LT. LT was a friend of mine. Councilman, you’re no LT.” However, that would likely fall flat. Voter memories are poor and attention spans short. The number who remember me or that slogan would fit comfortably into a phone booth, if any left there be. Besides, next to Billy & Kirby himself, I would be one of the last GOPers Jan would want her re-election effort to associate with.


    1. Oh, we think it’s more than a phone booth’s worth of people who remember. But you are right, attention spans are indeed short. We were amused that he chose to quote you though, since it seems as though you are not a fan.

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  2. I ain’t one of Kirby’s fans. First and foremost he is a liar. During his tenure on the Young BOCC he voted to eliminate the fire tax and raise the county’s general real property tax. As a result, a substantial portion of the County (particularly the Walkersville, Thurmont, Mt. Airy and Sabillasville areas) would up paying considerably higher taxes. To any reasonable observer of the situation, the small government, cut taxes, cut spending, “conservative” Young BOCC that he was part of did in fact “raise taxes.” One afternoon Kirby was on WFMD radio defending the action. I called in and challenged his statement that the action did not raise taxes. He continued to insist that what happened was not a tax increase. By doing so, Kirby proved himself to be a liar. Even Blaine acknowledged that the action did indeed result in many folks paying higher taxes and was therefore a tax increase. If I had a choice of serving with a liar who I agreed with 80% of the time or a truthful person who I agreed with 20% of the time, I would opt for the latter.


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