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  • You want jobs? Here's a better plan

    We are in a financial crisis. As I read various papers and listen to the debates on television, it appears that there are two possible ways to approach the situation. One, as espoused by President Barack Obama and other liberals ("Let them eat tax cuts,"...
  • President should offer Social Security solution

    If the Social Security "problem is relatively easy to solve" ("Social Security sets off sparks," Sept. 13), why hasn't our brilliant, Nobel laureate president offered a solution? Isn't leadership about offering solutions to problems, especially ones...
  • 'Doom and gloom' projected for Balto. Co. schools funding

    Even after slashing nearly 200 teaching positions, Baltimore County schools are facing another projected budget shortfall for next year and will have to make millions of dollars in cuts, the school board learned Saturday. Baltimore County schools chief...
  • If fixing Social Security is so easy, why doesn't somebody do it?

    The Sun today comments on arguments made by Republican candidates for president on Social Security ("Social Security sets off sparks," Sept. 14). While acknowledging that the financing of Social Security in its present state is a "problem," The Sun...
  • Verizon strike continues as company and workers trade barbs

    Verizon strike continues as company and workers trade barbs
    Clashes between Verizon Corp. and its workers have escalated as contract negotiations remain deadlocked and thousands of workers have been striking for more than a week. The company has trained current and retired managers to fill jobs, angering union...
  • Pension pitfalls

    Readers of Richard J. Magid's article on retirement ("A plan that helps retirees – and Maryland." Aug. 12) should be aware of the income-tax consequences. Converting a 401(k), 403(b), 457(b) or other "employee retirement system" as defined in...
  • The Interview: Mark Kaufman

    The Interview: Mark Kaufman
    Maryland's financial regulators have been busy for several years now, sorting through the fallout from the financial crisis and the real estate collapse. The Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation oversees state-chartered banks and is...
  • With editorials like these, who needs the comics?

    Really? According to The Sun, Social Security is a successful, financially solvent, program that isn't in any real danger ("Social Security sets off sparks," Sept. 13)! Where does The Sun get it's non-facts, from the latest fiction book on the New York...
  • We must sacrifice now to ensure future stability

    To President Obama and members of Congress: When will you as leaders and representatives of a very large group of seniors start to wake up and realize, that the United States government cannot continue to pay for everything. At the age of 81, I do look...
  • No easy fixes for Social Security woes

    I find that the recent editorial in The Sun regarding Social Security falls far short of the reality of the situation ("Social Security sets off sparks," Sept. 14). Joe Biden said the same thing the editorial did on a CNN interview before the last...
  • In 1915, ice cream store prohibition was tough on teachers

    Teachers and parents are already preparing for the beginning of the school year in Carroll County. Stores are advertising back-to-school sales and folks are making last minute plans for the first day of school, Aug. 30. (Sorry, kids.) More than 27,000...
  • Anne Arundel Council rejects school board's request to reshuffle funds for teacher salaries

    As Anne Arundel school board members discussed efforts to address the achievement gap in the system on Wednesday, they called upon county citizens to not only get involved but to understand that the arduous task needs to be properly funded. The board's...