| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Lady Gaga was slammed on the internet this week after adding 25 pounds to her normally svelte figure and is fighting back by promoting people's right to a positive body self image.
The popular singer started a "Body Revolution" campaign on her website...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 10:00 AM
On Feb. 29, Rush Limbaugh repeatedly insulted a woman over the radio air waves by calling her a "slut" and a "prostitute." He used those terms to label one innocent and responsible woman. The majority of women in America are using or have used...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:55 AM
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is not slick. You won't find him on the Sunday morning network talk shows very often. He isn't a partisan quote-machine. He doesn't give an especially stirring stump speech.
But what Mr. Cardin does have is more valuable than that....
| May 15, 2012
| 3:26 AM
The seventh season of NBC's proclaimed "biggest talent show on earth" began with some pretty impressive but puzzling shots of Nick Cannon yelling atop a desert mesa, then watching a random man get shot out of a cannon. There's an opportunity for a pun,...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 5:16 PM
A clean-cut young man with Tourette's syndrome sat at the witness table in Annapolis Friday afternoon, his head occasionally jerking back and forth, and pleaded with Maryland lawmakers to make it legal to use marijuana for medical purposes.
| May 16, 2012
| 10:55 AM
They did what they had to do, and they went home. That's the best that can be said of the special session of the Maryland General Assembly that concluded today. The tax increases, spending cuts, fund transfers and other measures lawmakers approved in 21/2...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Richard Nixon really works up a sweat in "Frost/Nixon." When the former president agreed to do a series of television interviews with David Frost in 1977, he had reason to perspire during that English interviewer's questions about Watergate. You'll be...
| May 4, 2012
| 1:40 PM
When the state's leading Democrats gather for a fund-raising gala Monday evening in Greenbelt, they can expect to see members of the party's most liberal wing demonstrating outside.
The group Progressive Maryland will rally to urge Democratic lawmakers...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:05 PM
It is always tempting to ignore the bluster and bombast emanating from the vicinity of Patrick L. McDonough, the Baltimore County delegate and radio talk show host who considers himself a man of the people but mostly is a self-promoting bomb-thrower....
| May 18, 2012
| 5:44 PM
State Del. Pat McDonough, who stirred controversy this week when he said "roving mobs of black youth" terrorize Baltimore, shrugged off criticism Friday that he is using shock tactics to raise his political profile.
McDonough, a Republican who represents...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In the aftermath of the Aurora, Colo., slaughter, the question went forth on all of the political chatter shows: "Will this reopen the debate over gun control?"
That's the script. When heinous monsters kill people with guns, we tend to talk about the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Faith Loudon plans to eat at as many local Chick-fil-A restaurants as she can manage on Wednesday — at least six. Other Marylanders, meanwhile, are vowing to donate the amount it would have cost them to get a chicken meal from the fast-food chain to...