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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Kevin Dayhoff The Tentacle: Boys State and Helmet Laws

June 22, 2011

Boys State and Helmet Laws
Now how’s that for a combination. Allow me to explain. Today I will be part of a team, at the annual, weeklong American Legion Boys State 2011 citizenship-training event at McDaniel College, facilitating a discussion on the pros and cons of mandatory motorcycle helmet laws.

Perhaps when Dr. Herb Smith, my former political science professor at McDaniel, first asked me if I could once again participate in helping out at Boys State, I should have run for the hills or asked for second prize.

However, I cannot turn Dr. Smith down. Not only was he an invaluable professor for a number of great classes at McDaniel, then Western Maryland College, he has since become a good friend and colleague along the way.

I’m looking forward to participating in Boys State. I have been asked to help off-and-on for years. I’m in good company – with the likes of Maryland State Sens. Joe Getty (R., Carroll/Baltimore Co.) and David Brinkley (R., Frederick/Carroll)...  http://www.thetentacle.com/ShowArticle.cfm?mydocid=4473

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