In emails, Jenkins rejects criticism of Texas trip

Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, right, poses with Sam Page, sheriff of Rockingham County, N.C., on a trip in July to McAllen, Texas, to get a firsthand look at the immigration crisis.

Emails from Sheriff Chuck Jenkins’ visit to the Texas border reveal his concern about media coverage of the trip and his frustration with public criticism of it.

Jenkins traveled with other sheriffs from across the country to McAllen, Texas, July 16 and 17 to get a firsthand look at the immigration crisis.

The Federation for American Immigration Reform funded the trip and paid $1,300 for Jenkins to go, according to a budget spreadsheet from the organization.

The Frederick News-Post received emails from Jenkins’ county address from July 17 through July 21 through a Public Information Act request. Emails related to ongoing investigations and personnel matters were redacted.

During that time, he received or sent about 140 communications that were not withheld, nine of which were related to the public perception of the trip.

Jenkins expressed concern about a News-Post article stating that the Southern Poverty Law Center labeled FAIR a hate group. It unfairly associated him with the anti-illegal immigration organization, he said.

“I feel like my trip was misrepresented from the start,” he said in an interview.

Jenkins wrote an email to the News-Post reporter covering the trip saying he would not be speaking with her because he believed the paper’s coverage was biased.

Jenkins forwarded that email to several others who he said shared his concerns about what he perceived as biased reporting.

Former sheriff’s office spokeswoman Lt. Jennifer Bailey wrote that she would have done the same in similar circumstances.

However, News-Post managing editor Terry Headlee said he believed the coverage was fair.

“When a local sheriff takes a fact-finding mission to Texas to look at the border crisis, then it becomes a news story,” he wrote. “And when the trip is funded by an organization that has been described as a ‘hate group,’ then that also becomes a news story and isn’t something that we can, or should, hide from readers.”

The paper presented arguments for and against the assertion that FAIR is a hate group, Headlee said, and it offered the sheriff an opportunity to talk about it when he returned. Jenkins declined the offer.

Jenkins also appeared concerned about how his political opponents — Democrat Karl Bickel and fellow Republican Kevin Grubb — would respond to the trip.

Farrell Keough, of Urbana, forwarded him a letter for publication in support of his immigration law enforcement and criticizing media outlets that questioned him going to Texas.

“Very good letter, thanks,” Jenkins wrote in an email response. “I’m sure Bickel (brain in a jar) will have a response. By the way, did you see Grubb’s Facebook. He should just crawl away.”

The Facebook page Kevin Grubb for Sheriff made several posts critical of Jenkins’ trip.

Bickel, running against Jenkins for sheriff, responded in an interview that he stands by his criticism, adding that Jenkins should be more concerned about heroin coming from Baltimore than across the Mexican border.

“It was a political stunt that seems to have backfired,” he said.

Grubb could not be reached for comment.

A handful of emails dealt explicitly with Jenkins’ observations and thoughts on the immigration crisis, and he received several notes in support of his trip. He described it generally as a learning experience.

Jenkins did offer some details of his experience in an email to David Benjamin, chief deputy.

“Just came off the river patrol gunboats. Awesome display of firepower, fully armed, 900 hp, 34 Yellow Fin patrol river craft. Look for a grant, we need one!” he wrote.

The grant comment was a joke, Jenkins said later, adding the sheriff’s office did not need any new equipment or training to enforce immigration law.

He sent photos of himself on the boat as a keepsake.

The emails show the sheriff was not in contact with the Board of County Commissioners during his fact-finding mission. Jenkins also said he did not reach out to them by text message. However, he did meet with the board when he returned to make a report.

The messages also show that he had limited contact with FAIR during the trip, apart from National Field Director Susan Tully, who was with the sheriffs in Texas.

Tully emailed all of the sheriffs involved with trip July 21 to ask what sort of contact they had with the media about the event.

FAIR also sent a study from the El Paso Intelligence Center on why so many minors were immigrating illegally.

The News-Post requested text messages from Jenkins’ official cellphone, but they were not included in the response to the paper’s Public Information Act request because the sheriff deletes messages when he has read them.

Jenkins said there is no office policy regarding message retention.

The sheriff’s office is working with Verizon to see if it can retrieve the messages, Bailey said.

Follow Kelsi Loos on Twitter: @KelsiFNP.

(130) comments

BlueDawn666

Chuck Jenkins leader of the Angry White People is now afraid that people realize he is the leader of Angry White People..way to go it's official

Extra Ignored

This commenter makes it clear what Chuck Jenkins supporters value. I guess innocent bystanders would also finish last. You're guilty of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Sourdoh1 posted at 1:34 pm on Mon, Sep 1, 2014.

Posts: 275

I want a sheriff who will go in with the safety of his officers in mind first, protecting the property of innocent people second, and the safety of the looters and opportunists last. If that means armored vehicles and military style equipment so be it. Remember the officers should have the right to go home alive and not have to worry about what the unlawful crowd is carrying.

http://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/politics_and_government/governmental_and_political_topics/elections/questions-for-sheriff-candidates/article_051e44e5-6ff8-5384-a687-3eec6cd768c5.html#user-comment-area

OFMV

Still wondering why Sheriff Jenkins went to Texas? Take a look at the photos -

Page 2 of Light Productions album features photo after photo of Jenkins and Young participating in talk radio media propaganda coordinated by FAIR at their annul 'Hold their feet to the Fire' event: http://lightproductions.photoshelter.com/gallery/2013-FAIR-Hold-Their-Feet-To-The-Fire/G00007yYZ_TAXunw/1

http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get2/I0000mAGUb4cUJLo/fit=250x250/fill=/g=G00007yYZ_TAXunw/I0000mAGUb4cUJLo.jpg

adtwiggiv

Actually, Jenkins does not appear until page 8. Blaine Young shows up in page 30.

deputy193

Kelly I did work for the FCSO and spent time in most divisions, including criminal investigations. During my tenure I received countless awards and plaques from every Sheriff I worked for including Carl Harbaugh while Mr Bickel was there. I received plaques and awards from the county and numerous from many towns and communities also. If a person with any brains, and by most of these comment the FNP doesn't have many, read your comments it's clear that you are nothing more than a discruntled employee...

Extra Ignored

You've been out of the FSCO for 13 years. What makes you think the man didn't change. Even Blaine Young admits to being a changed man.

deputy193 posted at 9:55 pm on Sun, Aug 31, 2014.

Posts: 5

Sorry dude. Karl Bickel is part of the article and the News Post reviewed these before they posted them. FYI I am no longer a deputy. Haven't been for almost 13 years...

gayFCSOdetective


Unit 193 - you are what give good police a bad rap and you're what pulls the morale down in the dept. Druggies druggies everywhere in this county. You can't pull a car over and not find druggies in it smoking themselves into a stupor or shooting their veins full of glop. And the joker sheriff says we must arm against an influx of children seeking to earn some money.

One nine three, you support Jenkins incompetency? You're a class act.

dejaview55

[thumbup] I have heard the truth about Jinx from many Deputies.

Extra Ignored

Lots of similarity. Coincidence?

robberttjohnson posted at 6:00 pm on Mon, Sep 1, 2014.

Posts: 259

Druggies druggies everywhere in this county. You can't pull a car over and not find druggies in it smoking themselves into a stupor or shooting their veins full of glop. And the joker sheriff says we must arm against an influx of children seeking to earn some money

http://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/crime_and_justice/four-cited-by-police-on-drug-charges-one-had-warrant/article_1892c343-1a9b-5e9f-a77f-48a4f74b2fa3.html

OFMV

July 25, 2014 - FAIR PR Rep Bob Dane's call into WFMD to defend Sheriff Jenkins trip and discuss legislation, of course: Bob Miller, "How did you pick the Sheriffs to take with you?" "Some say you are an anti-immigration" hate group. What do you say to that?"
http://www.wfmd.com/media/podcast-the-morning-news-express-weekdays-5am-bobcast/bob-dane-with-fair-25074556/

Oct. 12, 2012- FAIR PR Rep Bob Dane's call into The Blaine Young Show discussing 'The Dream Act' and Sheriff Jenkins: http://youtu.be/f-iLRLa_5vI

ALincoln

Sheriff Jenkins sent 140 emails home while on the border in Texas. As reported "a handful" ( 10 or less ) of these emails expressed Jenkins "thoughts and observations" on what was happening along the Texas-Mexico border.

The remaining 130+ emails expressed his concern about what the FNP and his opponents were saying about his fact finding trip.

Was Jenkins trip a political stunt?..............do the math....10 / 130

OFMV

FNP, You removed my comment? I backed up each and every statement with a link to supporting facts. What was offensive to the reader that complained, the truth? [sad]

Extra Ignored

Repost your comment tomorrow. When you pay to comment then you can complain because your comments are removed.

robberttjohnson

This image of our wingnut sheriff, and his statements on militarization of the Mexican-USA border bring to mind the scene from "Full Metal Jacket" of the crazed gunner on the Huey firing his machine gun randomly across the rice paddies, getting a thrill out of watching the farmers and peasants run or fall dead.

That is our crazed wingnut sheriff, cruising down the Rio Grande, firing a machine gun aimlessly to the south, watching peasants and farmers run or get killed, all of them potential enemies. He is really just a little boy, playing Cowboys and Indians but with Central Americans in stead of Native Americans.

mdbass201

I can see Chuck riding up and down the Potomac everyday looking for criminals in our new boat. I heard they come accross from Va. in the summer when the water is low.

DebtFree

I see we have plenty of liberal race based affirmative action supporters here.

BINGOWASHERNAMEO

Keep up the good work sheriff, you have my vote!!

Extra Ignored

Could you be more specific on what good work you are praising.

pretzel

Great job sheriff, keep doing what you're doing.

Extra Ignored

Which is what.

DebtFree

White, Brown, Yellow and Black bigots should never have police powers.

deputy193

Really. Chuck had one of the highest closure rates that I can remember. And the affairs? I remember 1 that was captured on video when the wife of a deputy was captured with another deputy during a drug surveillance under another persons tenure, say 20 years ago. He did nothing at all. FYI, it wasn't Chuck....

KellyAlzan

One of two things:

A) you're drunk
B) you never worked for FCSO

There been way more than one affair. And I suspect to this day the spouses have no idea. But I know of retired FCSO staff that would be willing to talk to FNP reporters about the affairs. Please contact me for the contact info for the sources.

Also - you did not work in crime investigations you have no clue what Jenkins's closure rate was nor the accuracy. You don't get sued for FAlse arrests for no reason at all.....

deputy193

Sorry dude. Karl Bickel is part of the article and the News Post reviewed these before they posted them. FYI I am no longer a deputy. Haven't been for almost 13 years...

KellyAlzan

LOL - who cares! Jenkins hid behind the scene as a detective, scared to work patrol. Had the lowest case closure rate. The man has no business working in law enforcement leadership, and he makes the good cops lo

Many of us know who is who at the FCSO from recent to the last 20 years.

Some of us even know which married deputies have had affairs with administrative assistance staff, which would make for some interesting investigative reporting as well :)

deputy193

If the News Post wanted to do the article I can give you names and #'s of people who were administrators who are retired and have nothing to gain with first hand knowledge that we could let ole Karl attest to....

averageterp

off topic. this story is about Jenkins's trip to the border.

I will be reporting this post

deputy193

Anyone ever question Karl Bickel's career? Ever ask why he was terminated by the Sheriff's Office. That would be a good story...

Extra Ignored

As far as we know Bickel chose to leave the sheriff's office because the previous sheriff retired.

Any claims otherwise would have to be backed up with evidence.

averageterp

off topic. this story is about Jenkins's trip to the border.

I will be reporting this post

Starbuck

re:text messages.

You need both parties to agree to have them released. Outside of criminal investigations/warrants, neither the sender nor the recipient have to give consent.

Extra Ignored

It was a county owned cell phone not a personal cell phone.

KellyAlzan

All these emails from Uncle Chuck about illegal immigrants, all while county commissioner Kirbie delaughter is employing illegal immigrants.

touscents

Ugh. Do all the county teapubs we elected in the last election have to behave like entitled children?

political orphan

By the way .... I know it's off topic, but how many of you all day online posters will still be around when the FNP goes pay-wall tomorrow?

Nice knowing you and goodbye.

armillary

Proud subscriber for 25 years plus.

Extra Ignored

You mean Tuesday.

dejaview55

political orphan, don't let the door hit you in the Butt on your way. Your Not an orphan your in the the Republican/Libertarian RWNJ Party,LOL!

political orphan

I've always supported Jenkins' implementation of the 287(g) program. Sadly, all of our politicians have adopted the strategy to ignore any and all our immigration laws - in the pursuit of granting amnesty for the illegals. After all, when your only focus is to be career politicians, real issues don't mean anything do they?
Speaking of career politicians - Chuck, your hand on the gun gives you away, it's just ridiculous. I have to agree that it's time for this politician (sheriff) to go the way of another recent career politician who went by the name of Roscoe.

fnfn

It appears from this stunt that Chuck needs to resign and start his 2016 campaign for President.

Certainly not for Frederick County Sheriff.

Why is this not a Civil Service position?

dejaview55

Vote for Karl Bickel, problem solved!

Extra Ignored

ISIL is a threat to every county. When is Chuck Jenkins leaving for Syria.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/25/what-would-trigger-us-strike-in-syria-mixed-messages-from-dod/

Extra Ignored

What part of illegal don't you understand. The Maryland Gun Safety Act is law.

posted at 9:55 am on Sun, May 11, 2014.

Posts:

What's your position on MD's 2A infringements? Do you support a repeal of the 2013 FSA? Will you sign off on Form 1's and C&R's like Jenkins, or will you pass them off to the MSP?

http://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/politics_and_government/governmental_and_political_topics/elections/frederick-county-sheriff-candidate-kevin-v-grubb/article_00d8de21-7e38-54f3-839b-001d90adcf5d.html

Extra Ignored

According to the July 21, 2014, email Chuck Jenkins received 13 million illegals were deported in 1954. The same number we have today.

http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/fredericknewspost.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/e/47/e4740378-3097-11e4-bb18-0017a43b2370/540262a291a97.pdf.pdf

ALincoln

The Sheriff would have had a far more productive fact finding trip had he just boarded a bus to Washington DC and met with Republicans in Congress who are holding up any meaningful immigration legislation.

PS....the photo-op of Jenkins on a gunboat on the Rio Grande, hand on a machine gun....wow. Protecting Frederick County from future nannies,fruit pickers, and leaf blowers from eventually crossing the Point of Rocks bridge.

Sleep safe tonight constituents, Sheriff Jenkins is on the job.

business

[thumbup]

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At Wednesday's hearing Frederick County, Md., Sheriff Chuck Jenkins testified his officers have arrested 337 people who were in the country illegally. Of those, 309 were deported or agreed to leave.

"The 287(g) program is a strong and effective tool in safeguarding our national security at our borders," Jenkins said.

But Montgomery County, Md., Police Chief J. Thomas Manger said his office doesn't participate in the program because it undermines trust and cooperation between police and immigrants.

"Public safety increases when people have trust and confidence in their police," Manger said.

http://www.foxnews.com/printer_friendly_wires/2009Mar04/0,4675,ImmigrationLocalEnforcement,00.html

fnfn

Some cannot think of what the unintended consequences are. [beam]

Extra Ignored

Vying for first is hard work. The Blaine Young BOCC is so proud.

The board hopes to build upon efforts by Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, who successfully implemented the 287(g) ICE program and was ranked by Fox News as the second toughest sheriff in the country on illegal immigration.

http://frederickcountymd.gov/documents/13/1038/1143/Legal%20Immigration%20Verification.PDF

ALincoln

So let me get this straight, out of 140 emails home a "handful" (less than 10) of Jenkins emails dealt explicitly with his "observations and thoughts" on his mission to the border.

And the remaining 130+ emails dealt with what the FNP and his political opponents were saying about his misguided trip.

Political stunt?.............do the math.

Extra Ignored

Watch in the window reflection at 5:52.

This is a FCG TV Production.

copyright 2010 by Frederick County Government

How much is Chuck Jenkins paying the county to use this in his campaign.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjUQc80IAVE

Extra Ignored

Fact is they are handling the border and Chuck Jenkins witnessed it.

Did he wear that suit out into the field.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjUQc80IAVE

OFMV

Spinning FAIR’s Hate Propaganda into Legislation and Personal Profit for Blaine Young:
Let's consider FAIR's atty, Kris Kobach for a minute, as his role is to transform the talk radio outrage and immigrant hate into legislation that benefits and profits private industry
Does anyone recall (http://1drv.ms/1oVepXu) Kobach's May 12, 2011 visit to Frederick at the American Legion hosted by Commissioners Blaine Young, Kirby Delauter, Paul Smith and Billy Shreve, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, Senator David Brinkley, Delegate Kelly Schulz, Delegate Michael Hough, State's Atty Charlie Smith and 'Greenmail' (a local mail-media solicitation group operating for profit in 35 states under numerous alias' owned by Hilda Karamouz Staples and Jonathan Staples, partners with Engage, Dennis Hoffman and All Saints Media).
Did you know that 7 days later, (http://1drv.ms/1jKgNEa) All Saints Media rolled out a 'Securestates.org' webpage to solicit in 35 states from?

Did you know that in 2011, (http://1drv.ms/1oVlOWZBoCC) BoCC President and Talk Radio Host, Blaine Young reported to ethics an ownership in All Saints Media? The same company that created his campaign webpage and the majority of the candidates listed as hosting the event above; including our own (http://1drv.ms/1nIZAWL) State’s Attorney, Charlie Smith?

Did you know Blaine Young says he ‘owns’ the ratings driven ‘Blaine Young Show’? That the air time is funded by his wholly-owned Interstate Mobile Advertising (IMA – Orange trucks currently featuring his campaign ads). Are you aware of the numerous times he’s hosted Bob Dane, FAIR’s radio spokesman and Sheriff Jenkins to speak out against immigration reform legislation and ‘The Dream Act’? Did you know that Frederick County’s new ‘English Only’ legislation came from FAIR’s sister organization, ProEnglish/Numbers USA? Did you know that Young promoted it and hosted the organization’s leaders before voting it into law here and pressuring Carroll County on air to follow suit.

Did you know our Sheriff Jenkins and Blaine Young have both attended and hosted on FAIR’s behalf at their annual ‘Hold their Feet to the Fire’ Talk Radio Event in DC and that their association with the hate group goes back to 2009? Here’s a folder with photos: http://1drv.ms/1lCMCjv

We’re lucky. Kris Kobach also recommended and our BoCC considered, legislation to check the immigration status of renters in the county, now costing communities that enacted this same local legislation, millions to defend it. From the BOCC’s Jan. 26, 2012 Admin Meeting: http://www.frederickcountymd.gov/documents/264/1154/1155/1.31%20Illegal%20Immigration.PDF

Being late to Kris Kobach’s and FAIR’s anti-immigration party has saved us, but re-electing a gullible hate mandated Sheriff and BoCC may not.
Young, “You hate illegals too..” http://youtu.be/QcAP0n2Z6qA?list=UUUO-QI1g8cUcIo53FOuqXLA
WFMD, “I had a sombrero on me and Sheriff Jenkins, I have a photo of it [celebrating the 287G act].”: http://youtu.be/bDsNDuzBXSw?list=UUUO-QI1g8cUcIo53FOuqXLA

Who can we trust in Frederick County to take action against these unethical practices? And will we fall for their white nationalist founded and funded FAIR immigration fear tactics at the voting booth this fall?

fnfn

Facts, not Faux Fax, Wow.[beam]

buddy136

Do you think the Chuckster will visit Perry in the house when he goes

tomgeiser

In the Middle East the ISIS assassins wear hoods to hide their identities. Character assassins here use goofy names to hide theirs!!

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Extra Ignored

Um what you said. Some of us only use tea bags to make tea in a cup. To others those words have a whole other meaning.

robberttjohnson

Ooh, just look at that wingnut's hand on the big gun! God Bless America how he must wish he could ride that boat down the Rio Grande and let all those illegals have it! Wouldn't he like to scare the pants off them! Total militarization! Too bad he won't even minimally militarize against the drug users and pushers in his own back yard.

We really have only a little boy as a sheriff. Tells tall tales and likes to play soldier with big toys. Likes to prance around in front of the cameras to impress his friends and lie, hoping the listener will believe him.

Boyce Rensberger

How long will Chuck Jenkins refuse to debate Karl Bickel? Is he man enough to accept Bickel's challenge?

tomgeiser

Yea, and have Mrs. Saylor chair the debate. Mr. Bickel's use of the Saylor death as a means to gain a few votes proves him to be anything but a man. If I was Chuck I wouldn't be seen in the same room with him.

Extra Ignored

Mrs. Saylor offered her endorsement. Bickel did not solicit it.

You think Bickel should have told the nice lady no thank you I don't want to have anything to do with your problem like Chuck Jenkins did.

skjer531

no he is not

armillary

Chuck refers to a "brain in a jar,"
when a man doesn't know where they are
but the sheriff's off shoal
with his crew on patrol
if he knew where he put his bronze star.

FredNeckovr60

Now, FNP, can we also read all the emails of Bickel and Grub during that period, as well? Have you guys been checking his trash too? Maybe you will see your reflection in the bottom of tbe can....

nativespecies

If Bickel and Grubb were using their county provided computers and devices to send these messages while serving as elected officials whose judgment is being called into question....then Yes.

As OFMV pointed out the messages are saved by the providers and NSA so the excuse that they were deleted is a pretty weak one.

nativespecies

Every public and private entity with a legal department makes you sign a statement that the devices are for official use only and communications are subject to review.

From there it just becomes an intelligence test doesn't it.

fnfn

[beam]

OFMV

Isn't it amazing how we can obtain Text messages typed by criminals but not by our local Sheriff? It's 2015, the phone company can publish those texts made from your account on-line. Miss Bailey should be able to retrieve them handily. As for those 'other' BOCC would be criminals...it's time to request their 'texts' too!

OFMV

Can you tell I'm thinking in terms of 'Fiscal' years this week? lol. I mean 2014 in 'Calendar' years.

OFMV

Great job FNP! Now this is the type of investigative reporting we should be seeing more of! [beam]

ericjonesglobal

No surprises here - typical porky behavior.

newtofc

There was an article in the Woodsboro/Walkersville paper this week with Chuck claiming that the 23% raise in the crime rate is caused solely by the "heroin epidemic". It's funny, other jurisdictions in the region have the same heroin problem but still have a reduction in their crime rate. Chuck is making excuses for his neglect of his own County while he's running around on some boondoggle.

Extra Ignored

Cecil County, Maryland, was also designated a heroin hot spot at the same time as Frederick County.

ELKTON — Cecil County’s crime rate fell 15 percent in 2013, the third consecutive year of crime rate decreases, according to the latest data released by the state.

From 2010 to 2013, the county’s crime rate has dropped a total of 18.5 percent.

http://www.cecildaily.com/news/local_news/article_ca136539-59ea-5c92-b9c9-c83d92ba7b5e.html

fnfn

[beam][thumbup][thumbup]

adtwiggiv

Haha! I'm sure that Farrell Keough (picture Andy Capp) is pleased that his name was mentioned.

armillary

Farrell waited on hold from 9 to 11am yesterday to speak with Pattee, and she dissed him!

exfredneck

I can just see Chuckles riding in his gun boat down Carroll Creek shooting stray dogs.

robberttjohnson

Shooting illegal immigrants is more like it. Total militarization!

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skjer531

the picture is as sickening as rick-i'm a moron-perry,and sean-hater monger-hannity's picture,bullcrap macho behavior

johnqFrederick

Yes, the FNP did provide a bias in their article/editorial of Jenkins;

The News-Post article stating that the Southern Poverty Law Center labeled FAIR a hate group.

Just the fact the FNP decided to us the Southern Poverty Law Center as a legitimate source is evidence of the FNP's poor judgement in sources.

Jenkins will be reelected, the the FNP becomes more irrelevant when they write articles quoting hat groups like Southern Poverty Law Center!

skjer531

the southern poverty law group are light years above fox news,rush limbaugh,sean hannity,or any one belonging to ALEC,and dan coulter,ps jenkins will lose

fnfn

Well, he is playing to the FredNecks, certainly not to the intelligent voters.[beam]

armillary

Chuck's looking a little lost in this picture.

Extra Ignored

Jenkins was missing those office meetings by the water fountain.

armillary

Maybe his brain was in that jar?

Extra Ignored

Who would blame him. It was a hot day.

Dwasserba

Makes me nostalgic for hand-written letters, omg
Kids, don't let this happen to you
My first impression was from the photo depicting "Big Sheriff/Little Sheriff" though. He can't be *too* puffed up on himself if he was circulating that.

DebtFree

Our sheriff is the GOP version of Mike Dukakis.

armillary

[beam][thumbup]

armillary

His trip down to Texas was fun
playing soldier with kids on the run
if you're looking for proof
of a tea party goof
see Chuck with his hand on that gun.

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DebtFree

Our sheriff reminds me of rappers, he'e lazy, shiftless and unmotivated spits a few incoherent verses to his listeners and retreats back to the couch.

DebtFree

Since he can't run on his record he must run on his race to earn a good living.

fredericklive

I love the machine gun, let's gun down people coming here to make a better life, nonsense. I guessing it only gets used for video opportunities

dejaview55

Thank you fred,you are the Sicko I thought you were.

skjer531

isn't that the truth,i bet if they were from the great white north he would feel like welcoming them

skjer531

[thumbup] bet he goes to church and is a pro lifer

fredericklive

bunch of fools, its called sarcasm, a machine gun on a boat that is for the purpose of photo opportunities only

I love the machine gun, let's gun down people coming here to make a better life, nonsense

the key word is nonsense. meaning that its pure nonsense to have a machine gun on the boarder for the purpose only to have ones photo taken.

I truly enjoy how liberals and fake veterans preach tolerance, acceptance and forgiveness. you are intolerant of any one that goes to church (I don't) I live in downtown, that below the mason Dixon line born and raised (please make fun of successful people that employ dozens of hard working ameriancans ), so the great white north is a childish comment, quit trying to be funny.

skjer531

i wasnt trying to be funny,laddy buck,just pointing out your racism,at least you're honest about it

Extra Ignored

Seriously, if you a fire a machine gun mounted to a boat does it cause the boat to move opposite to the line of fire. The must have some kind of anchor they throw out to keep the boat from drifting backwards.

skjer531

i love your use of fox "news" talking points-fox the epicenter of hate in the USA

Extra Ignored

Including the word "nonsense" makes it clear it was intended to be sarcasim.

fredericklive

/skjer531 , you are a special kind of something. Because I don't agree with you means I watch fox. Goof luck with that and to call someone who has two adopted children from Honduras and a wife from a foreign land as well, you are a piece of trash.

skjer531

blah blah blah

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dejaview55

I assume you think I am Black? Hate to disappoint your stereotypical comment but I am a 68 year old white retired Vietnam Vet. Thanks for nailing yourself.

crikeyalmighty

The very fact that he was concerned before he went, shows that even HE realized it was a dubious trip without logical reason. He e just couldn't resist a few days with the lads and the big toys! The middle school playground remarks about his opponents reveals far more about our sheriff than it does about Mr. Grubb and Mr. Bickel.

marylandmirage

“Very good letter, thanks,” Jenkins wrote in an email response. “I’m sure Bickel (brain in a jar) will have a response. By the way, did you see Grubb’s Facebook. He should just crawl away.” ***************** Wow! Those mean-spirited statements change my perception, especially since, as the sitting Sheriff, he clearly has the advantage and does not need to resort to such tactics and negative comments. I just changed who I was voting for.

fnfn

You just found out that many like this are mean-spirited? I wish he could help it, but obviously not.

DebtFree

Often low achieving elected officials must compensate by obfuscating issues like immigration, government spending and crime. The reality is illegals will and must continue to pour into America to grow our economy due to America women reducing baby manufacturing.

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DebtFree

No, I don't believe white supremacy per se but surely white entitlement if the sheriff was non white and had the same abysmal record I doubt if he would keep his job.

DebtFree

I've heard of superiorly qualified minorities and women being passed over for a position but never have I seen a superiorly qualified and experienced majority male being passed over to keep a low achiever.

fnfn

That is so deluded that he thinks his job is president of the USA![beam]

cj7guy

From what I see in the picture and based on his lack of leadership, Jenkins needs to be RUNNING for fitness not running for sheriff.

nativespecies

Being overweight isn't a crime but Fat and Lazy pretty much sums up his performance in office.

Time for a change - Vote for Bickel and responsible qualified leadership!

Extra Ignored

When will Jenkins be taking his fact finding missions to Ukraine and Iran.

fnfn

[beam] Just as relevant.

bicep42

Poor Jenkins, he's just one more tea victim.

Extra Ignored

“Just came off the river patrol gunboats. Awesome display of firepower, fully armed, 900 hp, 34 Yellow Fin patrol river craft. Look for a grant, we need one!” he wrote.

Jenkins should have stayed at the border to protect the county from orphaned children. Perhaps the county would fund a contingent for border protection and Jenkins could lead it.

DebtFree

We need a one of these crafts to patrol the Monocacy and discourage up county drunken rafters.

fnfn

Right, other than a Photo Op not relevant to his job, what was he doing there?[beam]

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“Very good letter, thanks,” Jenkins wrote in an email response. “I’m sure Bickel (brain in a jar) will have a response.

Jenkins must really resent all the educated people with PhDs that work at Fort Detrick. Too bad more of them don't live and vote in the county.

What does Jenkins think about Blaine Young's Emerging Leader MBA.

Probably fine as long as he is emerging and never actually arrives.

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Tea party conservatives don't take criticism well.

This disdain for educated people reminds me of the Viet Con who killed all the educated people to prevent revolts. So the people went back to being farmers and quit dreaming about freedom.

Is that the future of Frederick County.

skjer531

an this country

birdlady

The educated people in this county and country without a lick of common sense who are running us into debt and worse. Hope Sheriff Jenkins stays in office even though the left wing and the Frederick News Post are doing all they can to degrade him. Sorry, you are boring and not worth listening to so go ahead and keep spouting your crap, we don't have to listen. This paper has turned into a rag.

fnfn

So, nothing to add?

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Good thing the Blaine Young BOCC didn't approve the sale of $90 million in bonds so the county could make a loan to Homewood.

Wait a minute they did do that.

No worries Homewood won't go bust and default on the loan.

At least the taxpayers hope they won't.

http://www.frederickcountymd.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/6123

skjer531

frederick post left wing?someones really lost touch with reality

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