About The Free Press

The United States has been a curious experiment in government from its inception.Highly influenced by the Magna Carta, our forefathers sought to govern themselves. No King. No despot. No Tyrant. A nat…

Holding three of a kind

“Excellent Smithers. Release the hounds.”Or, if you prefer, “The die is cast.”New or ancient reference, the bottom line is there’s a three-way race now underway for County Council.Marc Elrich, the Dem…

Elrich, Ficker and Floreen

And so it’s over – or is it?Councilman Marc Elrich apparently survived an attempt by local businessman Donald Trump, I mean David Trone, I mean David Blair to buy the Democratic nomination for county …

In pursuit of civility

The old-fashioned snail mail letter was quick and to the point as well as being in all caps:“The felon Hillary lost her fat sloppy ass and you fruit cakes just can not get over that fact. Now go to yo…

Just Ask The Question!

During the course of my career I’ve often been asked to speak to young reporters and students regarding the art of questioning.It boils down to “Ask the darn question.”There is an art to crafting a qu…

The New Normal is neither

Today’s “New Normal,” isn’t new and it isn’t normal.Sixteen-year-old baccalaureate student Nimah Nayel is a victim of the old racism and hate, long existent and awful in its scope.This vile hatred, th…

Sentinel Sponsors Candidate Debate

Democratic candidates running for governor will have a chance to make their case to County voters on May 21, less than a month away from the primary, during a Sentinel hosted debate. The Sentinel will…

Money is the devil in politics

Programming my own music on YouTube is one the last pleasures a diehard rock n’roll fan has left to look forward to in this topsy-turvy world.Miguel is fine, but I like my guitar solos, back beats and…