My God, is Delauter going to make us defend Afzali?

download (1).jpeg
Thanks a lot #!

Your Lady Yokels have been distracted by a number of other local races lately, and #kirbydelauter and his race for our county’s highest office have unfortunately been on our back burner. Until today! On his county executive Facebook page he posted this:

Screen Shot 2018-03-21 at 9.38.04 AM

Well, you shouldn’t be a bit surprised that Kirby’s description of this bill is 100% inaccurate! 100%!  This bill was crafted to make sure that a violent protective order comes before a judge the SAME DAY it is filed and yes, gives a JUDGE (not any citizen!) the authority to temporarily remove guns from the home of a person who has exhibited behavior that makes the police and a judge believe that this person may use them!!!!! Here’s the summary of the bill:

Screen Shot 2018-03-21 at 9.53.49 AM
Because, unlike Kirby, we like our readers to be informed. You can read the bill in its entirety here.

The bill’s sponsor used the example of Candance Carnathan, who filed a protective order against her husband. Ms. Carnathan marked on her protective order form that her husband had a firearm, however, the gun was not removed and he shot both his wife and himself leaving their young children without a parent.  Would Kirby argue that Ms. Carnathan’s husband’s right to keep his gun was more important than the right of his wife to live?

Your Lady Yokels know people whose parents have suffered impairment as a result of age. This impairment caused a certain amount of paranoia that made the individual very dangerous with his guns. Is it Kirby’s position that this individual’s right to bear arms is more important than the right of his family to live?

It is all so curious that we hear all kinds of blame directed at the  government AFTER a shooting happens. There is all kinds of outrage that the government should have done more to make sure the shooter didn’t have access to a weapon. BUT, when the government tries to make sure a murder doesn’t happen, they are committing a “gross overreach.” It’s apparent that Kirby did not read one word of this bill and instead just went into some kind of crazy Pavlovian response when he heard the word: gun.

5617138_orig

Now that you are more educated, Kirby, we want to hear why you are against this bill. What are you afraid of? How is this a bad thing? How did you misinterpret this entire bill? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?

Screen Shot 2018-03-21 at 9.38.49 AM

Screen Shot 2018-03-21 at 9.39.42 AM
Sigh.

Take a seat readers, because you may not ever hear this again:

THANK YOU DELEGATE KATHY AFZALI FOR VOTING FOR THIS VERY RATIONAL AND NECESSARY BILL! WE MAY NOT BE YOUR BIGGEST FANS, HOWEVER, WE WILL GIVE KUDOS WHEN KUDOS ARE DUE!

Yesterday, we had another example of gun violence against what seems to be have been a former romantic partner in a high school in Southern Maryland. Thankfully, the school resource officer was there to stop the shooter before things had a chance to get any worse. What would have been better if the young man wasn’t able to get his hands on a gun in the first place! And while we may agree with Billy’s assessment of the officer:

Screen Shot 2018-03-21 at 9.41.12 AM

 

Kirby’s response to this post leaves a lot to be desired:

Screen Shot 2018-03-21 at 9.41.19 AM

#FACTSMATTER people! This man cannot be given the reins of our fine county!

World of HELL NO!

Though he’s never far from your Lady Yokel’s thoughts, we really haven’t been paying a lot of attention to #kirbydelauter lately. Maybe it’s because of Billy being so dumb, or maybe we’ve just grown weary. Maybe both! Anyway, a couple of interactions we’ve seen with him lately made us realize that we’ve got to keep getting the word out about him. Especially since he’s under the delusion that he should be our next county executive.

How-About-Never-Is-Never-Good-For-You-Funny-Bird-Meme-Picture
Works great for us!

If you haven’t already seen Kirby’s thoughts on global warming, click on over to this Facebook thread to read all about it.  The gist of it is that Kirby can find us TWO scientists that don’t believe in global warming for every ONE that Kai Hagen can produce. That’s right 2 to 1! Who knew Kirby was acquainted with so many scientists! All kidding aside,  these claims are certainly something Kirby should be required to prove. And here’s the rules Kirbo:

  1. Scientists must have a degree in SCIENCE from an accredited university. NOT Trump University.
  2. Scientists must study global warming.
  3. Cannot be some guy that just posts on Brietbart.
  4. Must produce better evidence than “it’s cold outside right now.”

We’ll be anxiously waiting to meet all these scientists!

Kirby wasn’t done Facechatting with Kai for this morning this took place!

Screen Shot 2018-01-03 at 2.11.37 PM

So, we did a little social media looking to see what else our county executive hopeful has been up to!

buckle-up-because
Remember we warned ya!

Screen Shot 2018-01-03 at 1.53.18 PM

In case you missed it, here’s the link to the above story. So, Kirby doesn’t believe any special attention should be paid to the fake news issue in our schools? That doesn’t surprise us since he has Fake News Provocateur, Cam Harris, on his payroll. The New York Times did a whole article on that guy, but what’s the prob? Is it bad to make up a story that deliberately misleads people right before an election? Is it bad to focus on this issue with children since it’s become such a pervasive problem in our society? Is it bad to hire someone who does something like this to help run your campaign? Should someone who hires someone who does things like this run our county? Is this the way in which a leader shows good judgment?

Screen Shot 2018-01-03 at 1.42.19 PM

Lowering vehicle emissions is a sham peeps! We can’t help but wonder if Kirby can find THREE scientists for every ONE that says these standards lower our air pollution. We’ll be waiting!

Screen Shot 2018-01-03 at 1.42.49 PM
Pew! Pew! Merry Christmas!

Screen Shot 2018-01-03 at 1.43.05 PM

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen any new additions to Kirby’s fashion line. Go ahead and take a peek at the other fine items he has for you! We swear all of those shirts actually exist!

Possessing generous hearts, we will give Kirby a chance if he promises to change the county flag to this:

16252123_10209369588214219_7315849600476474463_o

Barring that, we’ll just have to err on the side of logic and vote for anyone else!

The Twitter Feeds of Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dumb.

Every few days we check the social media accounts of our favorite local characters. Not only Facebook, but Twitter as well. Boy did we find some jewels today. Lets’s begin with #kirbydelauter:

Isn’t it comforting to know Kirby is totally fine electing a man accused of assaulting and persuing underage girls, and who was dismissed from the Alabama Supreme Court TWICE to the U.S. Senate just so he can get a few thousand dollars back on his taxes? He is literally willing to have a sexual predator serve in the U.S. Senate as long as his wallet is a tad bit greener. What a peach!

The second retweet from Dan Bongino is also very interesting. Especially considering fellas like Kirby are always screaming about the overreach of the federal government. Guess all that federal overreach doesn’t apply when it comes to their precious guns. Pew! Pew!

Now onto Tweedle Dumb. We have no idea in the world what this is about:

If anyone can clear this up, please send us a line. And, it appears as though Shrelauter have started the Dan Bongino fan boyz club!

Not sure who thinks this guy is worthy of an award. Considering this is how he behaves. Plus, he can’t seem to win an election.

Finally, Mr. Ski Instructor is all fine and dandy with the President giving away public lands:

This all begs the question, is there anything that Trump can do that will turn Shrelauter against him? Sure seems as though they are drinking the kool aid to the very last drop.

Grandstanding points removed! Whatever will Shrelauter do?

In this morning’s Political Notes report, Danielle Gaines informs of of what our local characters are up to. The first part of her column tells us Jan Gardner and Michael Hough have come together to merge their ethics bills into one piece of legislation. Now, we appreciate when our politicians on both sides of the aisle come together, since that is a rarity in these here times. However, we cannot help but think that Hough may be doing this to take away one of #kirbydelauter’s favorite talking points! For whenever Jan’s ethics bill enters the conversation Kirby immediately responds by pointing out that Hough’s bill was so much better and comprehensive. And, we all know that Hough would prefer Afzali in the County Executive seat.

20bag6
Don’t ask questions you may not want the answer to Mr. Patches!

 

It also appears that Billy’s suggestion that motor homes be taxed as real estate property instead of as a motor vehicle didn’t gain any supporters as the final agenda, as reported by Ms. Gaines,  for the county delegation looks like this:

A final agenda was set this week and includes six main items:

  • A legislative priorities presentation from the Frederick County Liquor Board;
  • a discussion of ethics legislation from Hough;
  • potential requests for state bond funding;
  • discussion of the opioid epidemic;
  • potential legislation from the delegation; and
  • public comment.

 

And speaking of Billy. Remember his fit about how he didn’t get all the information he needed (like he ever reads!) and how he was forced to PIA the county government to get what he needed?

In November, I wrote that discussions among County Executive Jan Gardner (D) and the county’s legal team resulted in a decision to revisit the request Shreve said was not completed.

County spokeswoman Vivian Laxton said on Thursday that an expanded packet of information was delivered to Shreve’s office this Tuesday.

Oh dear, with all their talking points slowly disappearing with the wind, what will they barrage us with now?

if-you-truly-want-honesty-dont-ask-questions-you-dont-really-want-the-answer-to

It’s meeting time! This one is going to hurt big time!

We’re skipping the drinking game this week. Why? Well, it’s for your own good. There are some issues to be discussed this evening that are just so aggravating that we fear that the temptation to over imbibe may be  too strong. Like alcohol poisoning strong.  So, grab your agenda, tune into the highly rated FCGTV channel, and try not to break everything in your house.

First, on the agenda, is a road needs study for the New Market/Monrovia area. Read through this study and you’ll see why it is needed. Just try not to choke over the final price tag. Hopefully Steve Horn can make it out without Billy flinging an insult at him.

Now comes the part that may make you want to pack it in and move on. Janice Speigel will be in attendance to go over the School Capacity Needs Analysis report. Folks, it’s bad…real, real bad. With over 21,000 residential units in the pipeline we are in real trouble when it comes to our schools and overcrowding. It’s going to be really expensive, especially since the last BOCC allowed these developers to sign DRRA’s that made it so they didn’t have to pay up. Of course we expect Kirby to pipe up with his super discounted many-times-over-debunked leaseback idea, which would only spell more disaster for our fine county. Here’s a taste of what you can expect to hear about this evening:

And don’t forget that two people responsible for this mess want to run for County Executive and Maryland State Senate. Can you imagine?!

Lastly, we have dueling Senior Tax Credit bills from Jerry and Kirby. Quick poll! Before you even look at them, predict whose bill is more complete and helpful to our struggling seniors!

The bills are in the mail Afzali and Delauter!

On two separate occasions these past few weeks, our frenemies Kathy Afzali and Kirby Delauter have benefited from your Lady Yokel’s proofreading skills. Let us lay the evidence before thee.

Let’s start with Kathy Afzali. You may remember the post we wrote about her very poorly done website we posted on September 15th. We pointed out these glaring mistakes:

Screenshot (128)_LIScreenshot (127)

21769148_10155290695772599_1194830287_o
Isn’t the heart sweet?
Well, now look at her website!

2017-10-20 (2)2017-10-20 (3)

Therefore, she gets one of these:

2017-10-20 (5).png
You may think that’s a little steep! And all we have to say is, “FREE MARKET, people!”
Kirby is also receiving a bill. Just a few days ago we pointed out his egregious use of the Washington Post’s Fact Checker page’s Pinocchio icon. Not only the icon ,but also the fact that he spelled Pinocchio wrong.

2017-10-17 (7)

 

We received some info about these claims. Here are the real facts:

The County received its first AAA bond rating from Fitch in March 2010   (Gardner BOCC)

The County received its second AAA bond rating from S & P in July 2014 (Young BOCC)
The triple AAA from Fitch was maintained in the interim period.

The County received its third AAA bond rating from Moody’s in June 2016 (Gardner CE)
The triple AAA ratings from Fitch and S & P maintained in interim period.

The first time the county had AAA bond ratings from all three agencies was in June 2016.

Now, we know he will keep getting the facts wrong, however, he did correct his misspelling. It’s still beyond us why he’s putting the puppet’s name in quotes.

2017-10-20 (9)

Therefore, Kirby also receives one of these:

 

 

2017-10-20 (12)

We’ll let you know if we hit payday!!

Who really deserves the Pinocchio nose!?

Well, well, well, do we ever have something for you today! Every week or so, we check up on our favorite local politicians’ Facebook pages to see what we can see. And boy, did we see something!

Hope on over to Kirby’s county executive page and you’ll see some fresh new “graphics”:

2017-10-17 (7)2017-10-17 (8)

Let’s just put aside the misinformation for a moment and focus on the “Pinnochio” (sp) rating at the bottom. Besides spelling the beloved character’s name all wrong, we couldn’t help but notice we’ve seen the same exact icons somewhere else. Where you ask?

How about the Washington Post Fact Check page?

2017-10-17 (9)2017-10-17 (10)

We couldn’t find Kirby giving the liberal rag any props on any of these slides. Perhaps he thought if he spelled the name wrong he was okay. Nevertheless, to rip their icon off, and so poorly we may add, shows what a second rate operation this campaign really is.

If you want to see a true situation in which a Pinocchio nose would apply take a gander at this little jewel:

2017-10-17 (2).png
Oh my! They really think they did a good job!
giphy (6).gif
That’s more like it!