| Jun 16, 2013
Gov. Martin O'Malley has interceded with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of Carnival Cruise Lines after the company threatened to pull its business from Baltimore over a pending air-quality regulation that would require large, ocean-...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Hillary Clinton went to Capitol Hill last week, Republicans opened their bags of overly ripe conspiracy theories and moldering fruitcake ideas and tossed everything at her. Every shot missed.
Republican senators and congressmen on the foreign...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va.
| May 28, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The Harford County Republican Central Committee earlier this year approved a resolution relating to Senate Bill 236 and recently provided a copy for publication.
The resolution affirms citizens private property rights, condemns the Sustainable Growth and...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Clarence M. "Erick" Erickson, a decorated Korean War Navy flier and retired defense worker, died May 25 of complications from dementia at Madonna Heritage, a Jarrettsville assisted-living facility. He was 94.
The son of farmers, Clarence Merlin...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Nullification fever is spreading across the rural counties along the Mason-Dixon Line, with Cecil, Harford and Carroll counties passing resolutions in the last month declaring their view that Maryland's new gun control law is unconstitutional. Cecil's...
| May 17, 2013
| 9:44 AM
As a journalist, I'm a big believer in free speech, but also in the idea that bigotry and wrongdoing are fair game for scrutiny.
Regardless of your political leanings, it's fair to say that publicly ridiculing others in a confrontational and...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Maryland's two senators should not vote for ratification of the international arms trade treaty recently adopted by the United Nations ("U.N. approves landmark global arms trade treaty," April 3).
This U.N. power grab is not just aimed at gaining...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Declaring that Maryland's coastal areas are increasingly at risk from a rising sea level, Gov. Martin O'Malley has ordered state agencies to weigh the growing risks of flooding in deciding where and how to construct state buildings.
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Apparently, if the secretary of state needs to take a sick day, she had better get a note from her doctor. A very "transparent" note, a very detailed note. With enough copies to send to her most vociferous critics.
Hillary Rodham Clinton suffered a...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 4:00 AM
If you want to see where rank hypocrisy sits in full flower, you have only to observe Republicans at their desks in the House and Senate. There, they have been openly ridiculing President Barack Obama's proposed $50 billion stimulus bill for desperately...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:04 AM
What is wrong with this town? I know there are tons of people out there in Baltimore who are as angry at what just happened to our Super Bowl team as I am, but where is their voice?
The word "fan" is short for "fanatic." Where are the fanatics who...