Summer Savings! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.

Readers Respond

News Opinion Readers Respond

Obama's socialist agenda is real

Thomas Schaller's attempt ("Is President Obama the world's worst socialist?" Sept. 4) to use a statistical analysis of damage to British aircraft in World War II to validate his assertions that complaints about "the record numbers of people applying for food stamps" is somehow akin to "bloviating" is nothing more than verbal sleight of hand on his part to divert attention from President Barack Obama's goal of "fundamentally transforming the United States of America."

Richard T. Seymour, Baltimore

Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun
Related Content
  • Who is Larry Hogan?

    Who is Larry Hogan?

    I confess: I honestly don't know what to make of Larry Hogan, who tomorrow becomes Maryland's 62nd governor.

  • The GOP's four advantages

    The GOP's four advantages

    Our political system remains polarized and divided between the two major parties, but in our present era of division the Republicans benefit from what I call four interconnected and mutually-reinforcing "structural asymmetries." Allow me to unpack each.

  • South Carolina's racist history

    South Carolina's racist history

    The massacre by a young white man, according to police, of nine African Americans last week at a Charleston church Bible study has drawn the nation's attention to lingering racial hatred in America. If there is a more appropriate place to draw that attention than South Carolina, I don't know it.

  • Can the GOP win back the White House?

    Can the GOP win back the White House?

    So far, the 2016 Republican presidential primary is a complete puzzle to me.

  • Our electoral structure not only shuts out third parties; it shuts out women

    Our electoral structure not only shuts out third parties; it shuts out women

    During lectures and public appearances, I'm sometimes asked why Libertarians and other third-party movements make ample noise yet never win a sufficient number of elected offices in the United States to at least rattle the cages of the Democrats and Republicans, who have enjoyed their two-party...

  • Four policy changes that could improve race equality in America

    Four policy changes that could improve race equality in America

    For daring to suggest that the social unrest in Baltimore following Freddie Gray's death was about race, I received the usual spate of critical emails. Many included one or both of two victim-blaming tropes.

Comments
Loading

84°