| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:26 AM
You know how they say there's no crying in baseball? Apparently they haven't gotten that message at the London Olympics.
Have you ever seen so much blubbering in your life?
These athletes cry tears of joy when they win. They cry tears of sorrow when...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:57 PM
The choice was not between Batman and Superman.
It wasn't even between the Caped Crusader and an X-person.
No, it wasn't a superhero-superhero fight.
Bruce Wayne's alterego just barely beat out a daytime TV talkshow host.
It was either Batman undies...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Don't be surprised if longtime "poop warriors" along theChesapeake Bay'sthickly populated Western Shore are not sympathetic to claims that builders in still-rural parts of the watershed should have unlimited use of septic tanks.
Those backyard sewage...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:30 AM
It is amazing how differently different people see things. I suspect much of these differences boil down to simply which news broadcasts and talk show hosts we tune to.
If only we could have news stations like the BBC, which believe it or not, actually...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Thomas Schaller, in his column, "Older, wealthier get plenty of free stuff" (Nov. 14), is right on the mark when he points out that the real receivers of undeserved entitlements in our society are not the truly needy, that is, the poor, sick, elderly...
| Nov 16, 2012
As the dust settles in the wake of the latest presidential election, where can the open-minded voter turn these days for reasonably unbiased analysis and commentary on the state of political affairs?
It's a challenge in this era of talk radio and cable...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:06 AM
ON THE SITE...
Home sales, prices continue to rise in Baltimore area: Home sales rose for the fifth straight month compared with a year earlier and average prices increased for the fourth month in a row, according to a snapshot of the Baltimore-area...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Watch out London -- the much-anticipated vacation has arrived and the first half of the trip seems to be going a lot smoother than we expected.
The London crew
LuAnn, Carole, and Sonja arrive in London only to be greeted by a lovely British gentleman...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:30 AM
President Barack Obama's surrogates were all over the political talk shows Sunday morning, proclaiming that the confusion as to what happened in Benghazi was a matter of bad intelligence. In fact, our intelligence showed it was safe enough to send our...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:31 AM
More was definitely less for President Barack Obama Wednesday night in the first televised presidential debate.
The president spoke for 42 minutes and 50 seconds, while GOP candidate Mitt Romney only 38 minutes and 32 seconds by CNN's count.
But in TV...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Even if Caryn Elaine Johnson had never changed her name to Whoopi Goldberg, chances are she would have made a splash. Talent will out.
The 56-year-old Goldberg, who will offer a sampling of that talent at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Orioles starting pitcher Zach Britton is still experiencing inflammation in his left shoulder and will start spring trainingwith a progressive throwing program, but he and the team expect he'll be ready to compete for a rotation spot.