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  • Class is in session: Towson professor picks June's best political comedy

    Class is in session: Towson professor picks June's best political comedy
    Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life.  She also studies public...
  • In a skewed way, Palin was kind of right about Paul Revere

    In a skewed way, Palin was kind of right about Paul Revere
    Claiming "I know my American history," Sarah Palin on Sunday defended her claim that Paul Revere's ride was intended to warn the British they weren't going to take American arms.  At a stop in New England on her bus tour of the United States, Palin...
  • Monday morning talkers: Weiner's tale unraveling further

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • It's looking worse and worse:...
  • Stewart compliments Weiner, mocks Palin

    Stewart compliments Weiner, mocks Palin
    Last night, on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart was forced to tackle an issue he hates to joke about: His friend U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) tweeting of his own penis.  Stewart and Weiner are old buddies and shared a beach house in Delaware in their...
  • Are all Groupons created equal?

     
    All men are created equal, Paul Revere wrote on his Esquire blog, but are all daily deals?That's what I was wondered after reading Jay Hancock's article in today's paper. I'm not sure dyed-in-the-wool cheapskates are going to plunk down $50......
  • The tea party's true colors

    Doug Mainwaring's article about the tea party, "Why the name calling?" (Aug. 10), was highly amusing. If name-calling is the problem, I'd suggest hey start with themselves. Whether it is Sarah Palin talking about "death panels" or Tea Party Nation CEO...
  • Sarah Palin: A hero to failing history students everywhere

    Dearest Sarah, You are my hero! It would have been so easy to say, "Oops, I misspoke. You see, I've been on the road, I haven't slept much, and I have this terrible fire in the belly. Of course, Paul Revere wasn't warning the British…" But no. You...
  • Palin in Baltimore: The midnight ride of Francis Scott Key?

    Palin in Baltimore: The midnight ride of Francis Scott Key?
    After all the publicity surrounding Sarah Palin's unique version of Paul Revere's midnight ride, plenty of people in Baltimore are probably wondering about Ms. Palin's take on the War of 1812, given her recent visit to Fort McHenry. In light of her...
  • Palin right about Paul Revere's ride

    To imagine that the famous call to arms, "The British are Coming!" would only have been heard by patriots and not by British loyalists is patently absurd. Both sides, out of necessity, would have had to hear the same message, as they were neighbors!...
  • Palin is wrong about Paul Revere; just ask Paul Revere

    With all respect to reader Ralph Schmidt's opinion about Paul Revere, the facts bear out neither his nor Sarah Palin's portrayal of Revere's ride. Ms. Palin attempts to paint a picture of Revere as a provocateur, waving the proverbial red flag in front...
  • Another Tilghman involved in a historic moment

    Another Tilghman involved in a historic moment
    Several readers wrote me about last week's column that told the story of federal Judge Sarah Tilghman Hughes, a Baltimorean who swore in Lyndon B. Johnson as president aboard Air Force One after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. They...
  • Recalling the 1967 re-enactment of Tilghman's historic dash from Yorktown to Philadelphia

    Recalling the 1967 re-enactment of Tilghman's historic dash from Yorktown to Philadelphia
    In a recent column, I wrote about Gen. George Washington's aide-de-camp, Tench Tilghman, Maryland's version of Paul Revere, whose historic ride in October 1781 from Virginia to Philadelphia brought news to the Continental Congress of the British surrender...