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  • Pop culture's undying affection for zombies

    Pop culture's undying affection for zombies
    Daniel Ewald says he's ready when and if zombies ever take over. His Hampden home is fitted with solar panels to provide power in case he needs to be locked away. His partner is a former Eagle Scout with survival skills galore. And the two have honed...
  • Controversial 'Fifty Shades' trilogy reaches historic sales milestone

    Controversial 'Fifty Shades' trilogy reaches historic sales milestone
    The racy "Fifty Shades" book series by E. L. James has been causing a stir since hitting shelves in April with its erotic plot line and subsequent ban in various libraries across the country. In Harford County, the public library system made the decision...
  • Best and worst of this year's presidential ads

    Today's topic: the billions (yes, with a "b") that will be spent on advertising in this year's presidential and congressional campaigns, and what kind of messages that money is sending. Like jazz, blues and musical comedy, the political ad is a...
  • Ehrlich column on taxes marred by sophistry, false comparisons

    ColumnistRobert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s recent commentary on taxes supposedly provided a lesson in Economics 101 ("When taxes go up, taxpayers go elsewhere," July 1). Unfortunately, he told only part of the story. His first example, concerning the supposed...
  • Biased media let Obama off easy

    I find it interesting that Jules Witcover can write a whole column on Mitt Romney calling mandatory health insurance a tax and his aide calling it a penalty ("Blame the candidate, not the campaign," July 10). No matter what you call it, most will not be...
  • Aberdeen: Legendary sports events figures in Aberdeen remembered

    The love of sports is legendary in Aberdeen. Sports figures and sports events have always been very important in daily life, and a number of outstanding athletes call Aberdeen their home. The Ripken family is famous for its contributions to the sports...
  • Presidential campaigns duke it out with their software apps for volunteers

    The Obama presidential campaign is debuting its latest online campaign organizing tool for the 2012 election, one that is expected to be use by volunteers across the country to connect with voters. The Wall Street Journal had a report on the tool --...
  • Maryland, land of 'progressive' taxation

    We taxpayers should be so very proud of our state leaders as evidenced by the increasingly frequent national attention given to the ineptitude of the Maryland General Assembly. Most recently, The Wall Street Journal highlights Gov.Martin O'Malley as the...
  • Reapers and hellfire: Drones and the slide into perpetual war

    Reapers and hellfire: Drones and the slide into perpetual war
    The poison seeps slowly into the future. No one notices. "The Obama administration," the Wall Street Journal informs us, "plans to arm Italy's fleet of Reaper drone aircraft, a move that could open the door for sales of advanced hunter-killer drone...
  • Journalists and grammar

    You may imagine that journalists, because they make their bread by wielding language, would (a) know something about grammar and usage and (b) write about grammar and usage intelligently. If so, you have a vivid imagination. I put it to you...
  • Mt. Zion United Methodist celebrates 150 years of worship

    Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will celebrate its 150th anniversary most of next week. There will be a slide show of Mt. Zion history plus an ice cream social July 10 at 7 p.m. A music program with cookies and punch will be featured on July 11 at 7 p....
  • Buck Showalter a major league prankster

    Buck Showalter a major league prankster
    Buck Showalter not only has baseball talents, Baltimore -- he's also quite a believable prankster. The folks at Major League Baseball's Fan Cave just posted a really funny video where Showalter "punks" relief pitcher Darren O'Day. Here's the setup: O'...