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Michaels in Bel Air (Credit: Patch File Photo)
Harold Sullivan April 19, 2014 at 07:03 am
Why has god forsaken such an adherent follower, such as this faith-driven organization?
itsneverboring April 19, 2014 at 07:50 am
Harold - you might be thinking of Hobby Lobby. Unfortunately I shopped at the Michael's in FrederickRead More during that time period. Again...
CeeCee April 19, 2014 at 08:04 am
Life--Stop guessing because you don't do it well. In my experience, if a business is paying half ofRead More its income in taxes, it is doing something wrong: did not plan properly; is mis-managed; did not hire the right employees or the necessary professionals; is not reaching the appropriate market(s); and/or, is not providing a valued and/or quality product or service. If a business is experiencing any of this, the state of Maryland is very generous with the tax dollars it collects and offers educational or consulting services to assist small business owners for little or no cost. Not to mention in elaborate detail, taxes afford businesses: education & ACA/healthcare--single payer would be better--for our fellow citizens and highways & public transportation. But if you prefer doing it all by yourself then it will not only change you, you could end up paying with your life.
Gary Elwards April 19, 2014 at 09:50 am
CeeCee, it is not so hard to assume that you have never run a business. If you did you would knowRead More that businesses do not pay only Federal and State income taxes. They also pay real estate taxes (yes, even if they lease), personal property taxes (for which they are required to pay a fee (tax) just to file), unemployment taxes, social security and Medicare taxes to match what each employee pays, licensing fees (tax), the new "rain tax", and on and on.
Life April 19, 2014 at 10:51 pm
Cee Cee, it's obvious you've never been in the trenches of owning a business. What I find soRead More comical is that you're giving me business advice! LOL!!!
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 08:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 03:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 02:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Arne Sorenson, CEO of Bethesda-based Marriott International. File|Patch
Maryellen Brady April 4, 2014 at 08:59 am
Hearing some good things about Heather. Going to take a look but Gansler seems to be running strongRead More and of course Brown's Ads are good.
Bob Bobbers April 4, 2014 at 09:26 am
LT Governors usually don't far well in Maryland. That leaves us with Gansler. He strikes me as justRead More another corrupt politician who is only interested in himself.
MoCoRes April 4, 2014 at 11:45 am
Yes, Maryland arguably has good schools and jobs at the moment. But a quick trip around the BeltwayRead More will show you that Virginia and D.C. are progressing and developing. Do I think it's becasue of lax rules in those areas? Maybe but not entirely. I'm a Democrat and I gladly voted for O'Malley. But my biggest problem with progressives in Maryland and other places is they tend to be more interested in activism rather than governing. Should businesses be able to walk all over us and do whatever they want? No. But there needs to be a proper balance between attracting business and regulations. And I don't think Maryland has it right now. Regarding the next governor, I don't know Brown and Mizeur all that well. But I don't trust Gansler.
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank. File|Patch
William H. Wilson April 2, 2014 at 08:41 am
Wonderful for this MRYLAND Firm.
Avery Schlacter April 3, 2014 at 12:57 pm
Thanks for sharing this with me. I've been looking for a company where I can make signs or banners.Read More My friend said I should try checking out this site <a href='http://www.royalstamp.ca/products' > http://www.royalstamp.ca/products </a>.
Wegmans grocery store chain, which has several stores in Maryland, ranks tops for customer satisfaction. File|Patch
Veronica Pond April 1, 2014 at 07:14 am
GO WEGMANS! And since the evil city of Westminster does not have a Wegmans (nor do they deserveRead More one!), it's a win win to take your hard earned dollars and spend it in a city that doesn't treat their residents as criminals! I used to feel guilty when I shopped at Wegmans. NOT ANY MORE!! Best food store on the planet!!!
Maryellen Brady April 1, 2014 at 11:00 am
Good for Wegmans, I sure hope they pay their employees well, promote from within and most of allRead More dont rely on taxpayers as does WALMART for their government corporate subsidies. Each WALMART costs taxpayers $900,000 a year. It would be good to know if WEGMANS is a real plus to the community, as is Costco.
Jersey Mike's is at 6630 Marie Curie Drive. (Credit: Jersey Mike's)
Brook Hubbard March 7, 2014 at 07:29 am
Basically, there's really only two decent places to get a cheesesteak in this area. Jerry's SubsRead More & Pizza has been a favorite for a while, but it's still lacking in some areas. Jersey Mike's provides meat that is superior to Jerry's, but their "fresh baked" bread is somewhat lacking and they don't offer the variety of toppings elsewhere. Either way, the food will be filling and alright. To be honest, though, if I'm truly hankering for a good cheesesteak? I'll drive the two hours to Tony Luke's in Phillie!
Screen shot of YouTube video by ADG Creative.
Mary Donegan February 18, 2014 at 11:19 am
Best place in the world to live and retire...been here since 1969... left for a year...came rightRead More back.....wouldn't consider living anyplace else
Elle February 19, 2014 at 11:36 am
Been in Md. al my life and wouldn't live anywhere else. We have it all here ! Loved most of theRead More video ! :)
Energy efficient appliances and products can be purchased this weekend without paying 6 percent sales tax. File|Patch
Bryan Harz February 17, 2014 at 06:55 am
I think we have 2 tax free holidays this year. This one and the one in August (3rd thru 9th). OfRead More course I needed to replace my hot water heater last month so I miss out on this one. lol
Shanna February 17, 2014 at 08:59 am
well they don't advertise it very good. Did anyone even know about this?
Bryan Harz February 17, 2014 at 09:23 am
You are right. I heard from a friend on Saturday. I also saw a TV ad, but still, not enough timeRead More to take advantage of it.
1st Mariner Bank in Perry Hall. (Credit: Patch File Photo)
William H. Wilson February 11, 2014 at 09:08 am
Doesn't look good! Not good publicity for First Mariner Bank and I don't blame the investors ifRead More they take all their money now!
macgeek February 11, 2014 at 11:42 am
I dont trust any banks anymore. they all follow the same outdated rules which help them and not us.Read More they win and we lose. borrow money and they charge 19% interest or more. if I save money, they give me .001% interest. seems a little one sided don't you think?
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