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When I read Stanley J. Glinka's recent letter defending the presidency of George W. Bush I wanted to laugh, but it was 6 a.m. and I did not want to wake up my still sleeping wife ("Stop blaming Bush," May 1). Now I know how people like Michele...
The Internet is changing how leaders talk. Leaders from Rome to Beijing and beyond are helping usher in a new era of plain speaking. But American leaders are lagging behind, stuck in old patterns of windy and obfuscatory speech. Around the globe, what's...
President Barack Obama is expected to soon nominate a new head of the Social Security Administration, replacing an incumbent appointed by his predecessor, George W. Bush, but the White House is mum on who should take the helm at the agency, which faces...
Under the Maryland Dream Act, students who want to attend our community colleges or public universities at the in-state tuition rate must have attended a Maryland high school for at least three years. They must prove that their families filed state income...
A central tenet of Mitt Romney's campaign is that President Barack Obama does not understand how markets work and, therefore, is incapable of leading our country out of its current economic malaise. Governor Romney says that he does. One must consider his...
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the United States does not have to default on its debt, and the Social Security and Medicare checks can continue to go out, even if Republicans and President Barack Obama cannot strike a deal to raise the debt ceiling by...
Can politics ever be subordinated for the public good? Anyone watching Democrats and Republicans bicker today might believe that impossible. Certainly, Washington has had plenty of opportunities in the past two years on matters of budget and taxes and...
The recent surge by Herman Cain to the top of the GOP field was not fueled by the tea party. The tea party was the first to embrace Mr. Cain because of his 9-9-9 tax plan and because he speaks like a businessman rather than a politician, which is very...
Associated PressOil prices zoomed higher yesterday, touching a new high of $65 a barrel, with buyers focused on refinery snags, shrinking U.S. inventories of gasoline and motorists' growing thirst for fuel despite record-high costs. The latest rally - crude futures have...
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Sun StaffHome prices in the Baltimore region rose more than 16 percent in May compared with a year earlier, showing continued strength in a housing market that keeps defying predictions of a slowdown. Home sellers routinely are getting multiple offers above the...
Gerald Ford was in the White House only 895 days. Even so, many of the economic problems of the 1970s came to a head on his watch. "He had the misfortune of inheriting a truly horrendous situation, as inflation burst through and the Federal Reserve began...
Super Bowl Sunday fun: Try saying these words out loud, in the incredulous voice of former NFL coach Jim Mora in that Coors beer commercial: "Bonuses? Don't talk about - bonuses? You kidding me? Bonuses?" Yes, coach, I'm afraid it's true: Something...
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