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Frank Batavick

Frank Batavick is a veteran of over 40 years in the television industry, having gotten his start at MPT where he worked for 16 years. Serving as executive producer, producer or writer, he counts a Peabody and a regional EMMY among his awards. Frank is the current vice chair of the Historical Society of Carroll County's board of trustees and a two-time past president of the Carroll County library board. He has a B.A. in English from La Salle University and an M.A. in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Maryland. He and his wife Dori reside in Westminster.
Batavick: Ceaselessly entertaining, aware ‘there’s no such thing as bad publicity,’ Trump is this generation’s P.T. Barnum

According to a new biography, P.T. Barnum became known as one who “lied easily and often,” always sought opportunities “afforded for rapidly making money,” and exaggerated his wealth and success. Sound familiar?

Batavick: Republican politicians won’t ‘do something’ about mass shootings as long as NRA is paying

If madmen continue to slaughter your loved ones and neighbors on the streets, in churches and temples, at concerts, night clubs, and in schools using military-style assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, you take away their arsenals. But that wasn’t the first reaction of many politicians who have long nursed at the teat of the National Rifle Association.

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