| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Last April, when a North Korean missile launch appeared to be imminent, this newspaper published my commentary urging the U.S. to "get tough with North Korea." My determination that U.S. actions to date had produced little or no effect in deterring the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Winterfest of Lights
Head to Ocean City for the opening weekend of the annual holiday lights extravaganza, which features a train ride through lighted holiday displays, including the 12 Days of Christmas. The event also has a heated...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 12:40 PM
The mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., was fresh in the minds of Harford County Council members, who wore green ribbons at their meeting Tuesday in honor of the colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Councilman Dick Slutzky led a moment of silence at...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:48 AM
In his recent speech, President Barack Obama set forth what he described as narrow, reasonable guidelines for using drones to carry out targeted killings overseas. The U.S., he said, will only use drone strikes "against terrorists who pose a continuing...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:21 AM
In a few weeks, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be reinaugurated with great fanfare in Washington. Shortly after that, in Beijing, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang will ascend to the presidency and premiership of China. (China's...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Although Americans wish to focus on the anemic economy and upcoming election, the wider world may intervene. Competing claims over sovereignty in the waters around China — the East China Sea and the South China Sea — threaten to transform from...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:29 AM
The beach and bikinis go hand in hand. Knowing that, the North Ocean City Business Alliance and Spark Productions were inspired to plan Ocean City's first bikini parade - and they hoped to make it world-record sized.
But since those initial plans,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A Defense Science Board report made public last week contained shocking allegations about the extent of Chinese military hacking of American defense technologies. Though China's government denies it — huffily insisting that it has no need for...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:45 PM
A persistent drizzle that occasionally morphed into a driving rain helped China retain its bikini parade crown Saturday, as only 325 women – out of the thousand-plus needed — answered Ocean City's call to stage its own parade of world-record...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:16 AM
McCormick World of Flavors, the only retail venture by the Hunt Valley-based spice company, is now open in Harborplace's Light Street Pavilion, offering shoppers grilling, baking and cooking products alongside interactive displays such as "Guess That...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:29 AM
It's Grandparents Day, dear readers,
It's this Sunday, Sept. 9. Congratulations to all my readers who happen to be grandparents! Remember yours.
Sept. 11, Tuesday, is Patriot Day and the National Day of Remembrance.
Celebrate First Fridays in...