Friday’s news items, part 2 [space cadets, scams, tax list, summer treats & more] – 8/10/2018

Columbia would win big | “School funding would undergo seismic shift under new House bill cosponsored by Mike Sturla”Lancaster Online

One of two perfect “space cadets” who could announce this | In a speech at the Pentagon, Vice President Mike Pence detailed the administration’s plan to establish a Space Force by 2020. 

Out-of-touch and a “fake news” fanatic | “‘We Have Done a Great Job’: What Trump Tweeted as Thousands of Puerto Ricans Died”Mother Jones

Slime in the swamp | “Ex-Trump Aide Manafort Pushed A Banker Who Gave Him A Loan For Army Secretary”Task & Purpose

Follow the money … ALWAYS! | “Profit, not free speech, governs media companies’ decisions on controversy”The Conversation

News habits shift | “The New York Times now has 3.8 million subscribers; 2.9 million are digital-only”

tax upset sale

The September 2018 Lancaster County Tax Upset Sale is advertised in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster, at the County Treasurer’s Website, too.

Definition | Pennsylvania Real Estate Upset Tax Sales

Know who you’re dealing with | Lancaster Countian bilked in driveway paving scamFOX43-TV

tomatoesCouldn’t resist | The Produce Geek’s offering this week suggests it’s “That time of year when you have a good-old-fashioned Tomato Sandwich like every other day of the week … maybe even more?”

From today’s POLICE LOG | “WEST HEMPFIELD TWP.: Frank R. Ramos-Colon, 56, of Columbia, was charged with cruelty to animals Aug. 6 for leaving a dog inside a closed vehicle, police said.” – LNP – Always Lancaster

vets for jess

“Military Veterans and their families in Lancaster and York are fed up with the corrupt, pay-to-play political establishment in Washington D.C.” – This tag line appears at the Website: “Paid for by Common Defense / Beyond the Choir Action Fund. Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.”

And what is Common Defense? | “Common Defense is a diverse, grassroots organization of U.S. veterans and military family members who are fighting to preserve the core values we swore to uphold and defend.”

2 comments

  1. Nice thick cut tomato slice with salt and some mayo on bread. Best sandwich, ever although my wife thinks I’m crazy.

    • We don’t – sometimes like to add a slice of a Videlia onion and garden herbs. Summer and fall vegetable treats abound in our part of the planet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s