“Study the late Joseph McCarthy,” President Donald Trump said Sunday on Twitter. And he’s right. It’s important. But casting special counsel Robert Mueller as McCarthy, the red-baiting United States senator from Wisconsin who in the 1950s earned lasting disgrace for his public shaming of supposed Communists, made for the latest and maybe the most outrageous example of Trump’s frequent tactic of attempting to use a weakness of his own as a weapon against an opponent. And given Trump’s tenuous grip on history, not to mention his close, critical connection with McCarthy’s foremost henchman, this instance of his transparent table-turning amounted to an awkward, unwitting exercise in self-portraiture. The tweet was far more a mirror on Trump than an indictment of Mueller.Story Continued Below McCarthy, after all, was “an essentially destructive force,” according to biographer Richard H. Rovere. He was “a chronic opportunist.” … [Read more...] about Trump’s Strange Tweet About Joseph McCarthy
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Joseph L. Kroart III and Megan E. Easter have joined Adelberg Rudow as associates. Kroart joins the firm’s business and corporate practice. Prior to practicing law, Kroart spent years running his family’s multi-store retail operation in Ocean City and southern Delaware. He graduated in 2014 with a joint Juris Doctor/MBA from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School. He also holds a Master of Arts in organizational sociology from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Bachelor of Arts in history and sociology from Villanova University. Kroart joined the Maryland Bar in 2015 and his professional and civic involvement includes membership in the Young Lawyers Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and membership in the Baltimore County Bar Association. Easter began at Adelberg Rudow in 2013 as a paralegal in the estates and trusts department prior to attending the University of Baltimore School of Law. … [Read more...] about Joseph L. Kroart III and Megan E. Easter
Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of the United States Central Command, was in Kabul Saturday during a deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan's capital, CENTCOM confirmed to CBS News. "The general was in Kabul, for regular scheduled meetings," CENTCOM Public Affairs Director Colonel John J. Thomas told CBS News in an email. "It was a large explosion that did not escape the attention of any of our people in Kabul." CBS News' David Martin reports Votel was at the Afghan Defense Ministry -- less than approximately two miles from the location of the explosion near Abdul Haq Square. The death toll in the attack stood at 95 Saturday, and 158 people were wounded, according to Wahidullah Majroh, a spokesman for the Afghan Public Health Ministry. It was was the deadliest insurgent attack in Afghanistan so far this year and came just one week after Taliban militants attacked in international hotel in Kabul, killing 22 people. "The general was never threatened and was not adversely … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Gen. Joseph Votel was in Kabul during suicide bombing, CENTCOM confirms
DELUCA, JOSEPH L., - 92, of Ventnor, passed away peacefully at home on March 1, 2018. He was born on January 22, 1926 in Atlantic City to Mariano and Mary DeLuca. Joe was a 1944 graduate of Atlantic City High School and a U.S. Army veteran who served in Europe during World War II. He joined the United States Postal Service in 1949 and retired as the Branch Manager of Ventnor after 40 years of service. Joe also worked for over 30 years as a teller at the Atlantic City Race Course. Joe was a loving person who made everyone feel special. His greatest love was Mary, his wife of 66 years, and the family they created together. He always enjoyed bringing everyone together for Sunday dinners and holidays. He cooked pancakes and sausage every Christmas morning for the entire family of 50, in a tradition that will be so missed. Joe loved boating, fishing, and crabbing in the Ventnor bay with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and made it a point to take everyone out each summer. … [Read more...] about DELUCA, JOSEPH L.
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Bryan Marquard Globe Staff February 21, 2018 Joe Burgoyne ran his family’s concrete block business with his brothers, and his job description could have started and ended with just one word: friendship.“There was no such thing as a stranger in my father’s life,” said his son Chris. “There were just friends he hadn’t met yet.”Whether handling sales and marketing for Ideal Concrete Block Co., assisting numerous Waltham committees, or encouraging his children to invite friends home for dinner, Mr. Burgoyne was a magnet for new acquaintances and new connections. Advertisement “Someone once said, ‘If you’re not friends with him yet, you’re about to be,’ ” his daughter Molly recalled. And though Mr. Burgoyne died young, those friendships made his life add up to more than the sum of his … [Read more...] about Joseph L. Burgoyne III, a Waltham businessman and booster who was a friend to all, dies at 62