| May 8, 2012
| 11:40 AM
"If Mitt Romney can be pushed around, intimidated, coerced, co-opted by a conservative radio talk show host in Middle America, then how is he going to stand up to the Chinese? How is he going to stand up to Putin?" So asked Bryan Fischer, a radio host...
| May 27, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., a decorated career Marine Corps officer who fought in three wars and later presided over the transformation of McDonogh School into a coeducational institution, died May 20 of heart failure at Brightview Mays Chapel...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Hurricane Sandy is one more dramatic demonstration that climate change and its extreme weather patterns are now part of our future.
Although we're unlikely to reverse climate change, we can still mitigate its effects by reducing our driving, our energy...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
My initial impression of the murderous attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was probably similar to yours. A horrific incident. A security failure. Another example of radical Islamic overreaction to the most tepid of incidents — in this case,...
| Oct 10, 2012
It's Graw Days, dear readers, on Saturday in downtown Havre de Grace. The 5th Graw Days Festival, sponsored by HDG Main Street Inc., will run the historic period in the city when HDG "Graw" Race Track was King (1912-1952). The event is free to the public....
| Nov 9, 2012
A peaceful Veterans Day to you, dear readers,
Veterans Day, Nov. 11 (observed Monday, Nov. 12), is a tribute to all of those who served in our armed forces. In reality, the day is also titled Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in Canada, in recognition of...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Cholera broke out in Haiti two years ago, and more than 7,000 people have died. Some researchers traced the outbreak's origin to United Nations peacekeepers sent from Nepal after the devastating earthquake in 2010.
The theory that Nepalese soldiers...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:30 PM
On Aug. 22, a press release that I consider one of the most contemptuous to have ever come from the County Office Building was issued on the stationary of Commissioner Richard Rothschild.
Instead of county communications coming from the Board of...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Despite this season's election-year politics, the Obama administration needs to acknowledge mistakes at the U.S. consulate in Libya, where four Americans were killed last month in an apparent terrorist attack, and to learn from them. That's the only way...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:34 AM
During the current presidential election campaign, Republican nominee Mitt Romney, in a clear effort to win Jewish votes, has asserted that President Barack Obama has "thrown Israel under the bus." Some 78 percent of American Jews voted for President...
| Jun 7, 2012
What happens when a brutal regime gets replaced by an alternative and largely unknown entity? Exhibit A: Libya.
Shortly after Moammar Gadhafi bumped his head on a bullet, the "rebels" took over and promptly declared Sharia law. It's a start -- I guess....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Those who rely on mainstream media to tell them what's happening can be forgiven for coming to the same opinion as ex-Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., who wrote in his recent column "Capitalism on trial" (June 3) that the Occupy movement has disintegrated....