| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Ripley's Believe It or Not, one of the first of several new tenants opening for the summer tourist season at Harborplace in downtown Baltimore, will open Saturday in the Light Street Pavilion.
Ripley Entertainment Inc. said exhibits at the Inner Harbor...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Demonstrating once again that a sound bite is worth 10,000 words, President Barack Obama has been raked over the coals in recent days for what amounted to a six-word aside: "The private sector is doing fine." He said it a press conference last Friday in...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Reports that Russia is supplying Syrian President Bashar Assad with attack helicopters for use against rebel fighters and civilian protesters mark an ominous new phase in the country's descent into chaos and civil war. Mr. Assad's escalation from tanks...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I have habitually and patiently read Thomas F. Schaller's column for some time now. His most recent ("An American recipe for class immobility," Feb. 21) warrants a response.
First of all, I am hopeful that Mr. Schaller understands the fundamental...
| Feb 29, 2012
Nothing drives voter sentiment like the price of gas -- already up nearly 30 cents from the start of the year and hitting $4 in many places. The last time gas topped $4 was 2008.
And nothing energizes Republicans like rising energy prices. House...
| Jan 26, 2012
As increased globalization forces countries to pretend that they like playing with all the other kids in the playground despite fearing they'll have their toys stolen, never has there been more blatant self-interest cloaked in the phony pretext of...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:21 AM
For many years, Iran has threatened to "wipe Israel off the map," even as it gets closer and closer to developing nuclear weapons that could enable it to follow through on its threat. However, the question now is whether this is the optimum time for...
| May 11, 2011
| 10:27 AM
As the wave of revolution continues to sweep through the Arab world, the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad could be its next victim. While many in the United States and Israel appear hesitant to support Syria's anti-regime forces — basing their thinking...
| Jun 28, 2012
As European leaders meet this week in an attempt to once again shoo reality away from the continent's respirator, countries outside the European Union are making it increasingly clear that they'll have no role in prolonging the charade.
Cyprus has just...
| Jul 1, 2012
With all the upheaval in the eurozone and the promise of more to come, what's an investor to do? Kick anything vaguely European out of the 401(k)?
Baltimore money managers T. Rowe Price and Legg Mason say they both have relatively low levels of...
| May 16, 2011
| 11:49 AM
The Department of Justice's antitrust case against Microsoft was one of the largest and most carefully watched in history. The courts ruled that Microsoft illegally maintained its monopoly of personal computer operating systems (OS). After years of...
| May 24, 2011
| 11:20 AM
President Barack Obama is reported to have said to his advisors last week that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would never make the concessions necessary for a peace accord. Well, we in the peace movement say, "duhhh."
If the president really...