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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • Supreme Court divide riles political parties [Commentary]

    Supreme Court divide riles political parties [Commentary]
    "If the Supreme Court will not protect women's access to health care, then Democrats will. ... It's time that five men on the Supreme Court stop deciding what happens to women." — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Such over-the-top rhetoric will...
  • Maryland clinics still protected by law [Letter]

    Maryland clinics still protected by law [Letter]
    Marylanders seeking health care will still be protected from illegal conduct when they enter a health care facility even though the Massachusetts Reproductive Health Care Facilities Act was found unconstitutional by the Supreme Court last week. Our...
  • Public financing leads to fair elections [Commentary]

    Public financing leads to fair elections [Commentary]
    Professors at Northwestern and Princeton just released a joint study declaring U.S. democracy as we know it officially passé, with "economic elite domination" the new normal. The report's authors found that policies supported by these elites and by...
  • Getting past Michigan [Editorial]

    Getting past Michigan  [Editorial]
    The Supreme Court's decision this week in the case Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action was disappointing but not surprising and might have been far worse. What the court did was uphold a 2006 ballot initiative that banned race-based...
  • What's wrong with nonsectarian prayer? [Letter]

    What's wrong with nonsectarian prayer? [Letter]
    I feel sorry for anyone who has to alienate others by overtly Christianizing prayer before Carroll Board of County Commissioners meetings ("Carroll commissioners resume opening with Christian prayer," May 14). Are these people so fearful or dependent...
  • A win for the billionaires [Editorial]

    A win for the billionaires   [Editorial]
    In the world of John G. Roberts Jr., it appears the only true case of government corruption is the "American Hustle" style of handing over a pile of money to a congressman in some smoke-filled backroom deal. Yet here in the real world, we've come to...
  • Court strikes political donor caps

    Court strikes political donor caps
    A divided Supreme Court has struck down aggregate limits on how much money wealthy donors may spend on elections, a decision that could pour vast sums of new cash into the nation's increasingly expensive system of campaign finance. The 5-4 ruling...
  • John Roberts is like Putin without the charm [Letter]

    John Roberts is like Putin without the charm [Letter]
    We all should give a big, hearty thanks to Chief Justice John Roberts and his crew of conservatives for putting a big "C" back in government corruption. By turning complete control of our government over to our own lovable and eminently trustable...
  • ACA's horrors just beginning [Letter]

    ACA's horrors just beginning [Letter]
    The recent commentary by Vincent DeMarco regarding the Affordable Care Act was a bad summary of the facts ("Don't forget the ACA's true purpose," Dec. 16). Let's remember the law's true purpose — a transfer of wealth to bring roughly one-seventh...
  • Ehrlich sarcasm not helpful in debate

    Ehrlich sarcasm not helpful in debate
    A gaping chasm has evolved in our country between those on the left and those on the right. Perhaps in an attempt to provide grounds for conciliation, The Sun has decided to run columns by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. I don't know what it will take...
  • More houses proposed for crowded greater Bel Air

    More houses proposed for crowded greater Bel Air
    Two new, relatively small residential subdivisions are planned in the greater Bel Air area and members of the Harford County Development Advisory Committee reviewed them Wednesday, not without controversy. Both developments are in places already crowded...
  • What world does the Supreme Court live in?

     What world does the Supreme Court live in?
    Having read your recent editorial about the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on campaign finance limits ("Another blow coming to campaign finance reform," Oct. 7), here's what I would tell the justices: To Justice Antonin Scalia: Who do you think is...