Thursday, March 18, 2010

Happy Birthday Blog!

As I'm running through motions and pleadings today, I almost forgot to mention an important piece of self promotion: Today's is HoCo Rising's Birthday!!

I was a much different blogger when I started.  I was incredibly deferential and my use of "we" makes my skin crawl.  Nonetheless, I think I've stuck true to my mission statement, which has been:
to take a critical eye to the facts as they are presented to the public with a focus on Howard County politics. There will certainly be issues of national scope, but, as they say, all politics are local.
Thanks for the readership, encouragement, and occassional eye pokes.  I have really enjoyed this adverture, and all the people I've met along the way.  I (sort of) apologize to the people I've ticked off, but mostly hope you will learn to join the conversation rather than pout in dark corners.

11 comments:

  1. Senate Sponsor kills Direct Ship Wine Bill....

    http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bal-md.wine18mar18,0,2807779.story

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  2. I'm not certain that kills it, but will be following up. Thanks!

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  3. Tom,

    Congrats on your first year. It's great having another voice in the local blog conversation.

    -wb

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  4. Hey, "we've" all been in the 'we' pupa stage. Cheers to evolving. Cheers to maturing. Cheers to being happy. Cheer to air. Cheers to kleenex.

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  5. Congrats HCR. Trying not to post as much but still reading every day!

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  6. Thanks David. We still need to meet up for beers sometime.

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  7. What is this? A boys only club?

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  8. I don't get it. You can come for beers too, I just don't know who you are.

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  9. I beg to differ. Also, I invited you to coffee/tea but you had no time.

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  10. Is this Mr. Howard? I tend not to meet with people that are sickened by my presence. Makes for a messy tea time.

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  11. If it were Mrs. Howard, that would make sense.

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