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  • A bit of stirring, if inarticulate, Beethoven for your Midweek Madness treat

    A bit of stirring, if inarticulate, Beethoven for your Midweek Madness treat
    The European Union has been in the news lately, especially with regard to the UK's continued participation, so I thought I would use this Midweek Madness installment to remind everyone of the joy of brotherhood. The Union happens to have an anthem...
  • Criticisms of Israel ignore the facts

    Op-ed contributor G. Jefferson Price III ("For Israel, it's different this time," Nov. 20) alleges that "Israeli leaders have consistently obstructed and resisted arrangements that would have brought a dignified peace to the region." As in 2000 and...
  • We need another debate

    We need another debate
    The third and final debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney included a few memorable lines — Mr. Romney's promise that in his administration, Russian President Vladimir Putin would be on the receiving end of "more backbone,"...
  • $200,000 grant to bring European artists to Baltimore

    $200,000 grant to bring European artists to Baltimore
    European artists will help transform Baltimore bus, train and light rail stations to be more attractive, better designed and more user-friendly as part of a $200,000 grant from ArtPlace America, a consortium of banks and foundations that gives money to...
  • Diplomacy before arms in Syria

    Diplomacy before arms in Syria
    Syrian President Bashar Assad's brutal war against his domestic opponents has taken some 70,000 lives so far and reduced much of the country to rubble, yet there's no sign either side has gained a decisive advantage in the two-year-old conflict. The...
  • Why all the focus on Israel?

    Why all the focus on Israel?
    One of the striking aspects of the third presidential debate was the frequent mention of Israel (34 times). Western Europe and the challenges facing the European Union or Latin America hardly registered. It is as if the Israel issue is a burning one in...
  • Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]

    Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:¬† Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
  • Glen Burnie Walmart shoppers to be confronted with giant, bloodied, inflatable pig

    Shoppers seeking to spend their rainy Tuesday running errands at the Walmart in Glen Burnie will be confronted with a 10-foot tall inflatable pig, standing in a cage and showing open, bleeding wounds. The animal rights organization Mercy For Animals is...
  • Walmart pork suppliers treat pregnant pigs inhumanely

    Rick Berman, a highly paid lobbyist for animal abuse industries, is deceiving consumers again ("Pregnant pigs treated humanely," Sept. 20). Numerous investigations at Walmart pork suppliers reveal pregnant pigs condemned to lives of misery inside metal...
  • 'Aporkalypse' Not? The 'unavoidable' world bacon shortage

    'Aporkalypse' Not? The 'unavoidable' world bacon shortage
    Britain’s National Pig Association has a Save Our Bacon campaign that encourages British consumers to support British pig farmers by eating British pork products. The campaign seldom draws international attention. But a Sept. 6 press release...
  • The threat to Internet privacy

    The threat to Internet privacy
    This week, the United States, Canada, and the 27 countries in the European Union "celebrated" Internet Privacy Day. However, it seems there is little to really celebrate; the past few years have given rise to the largest increase in electronic wiretapping...
  • Redskins, Jenni Rivera and an unfaithful Coco lead off a dreary Monday on the web

    Redskins, Jenni Rivera and an unfaithful Coco lead off a dreary Monday on the web
    It's entirely possibly that I'm fudging the online trends this morning to give more weight to news of a monkey in fancy coat wandering around an Ikea. It is just that depressing today and who knows if even Ikea monkey can counteract this clinical case...