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The beginning of the calendar year traditionally marks the time for Hollywood awards ceremonies, but a little closer to home, the Maryland Music Educators Association also just announced their 2012 Awards of Excellence. MMEA bestows three Outstanding...
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, many strategists suggested that the Cold War arms race had bankrupted its economy and caused its downfall. More than 20 years later, it appears that some in Washington are driving the U.S. toward a similar fate....
It is an image that has inspired hundreds, if not thousands. Zach Lederer, 18, stares directly and defiantly into the camera, arms up and flexed in a muscle pose, surrounded by the medical accouterments of his hospital bed. He had just come out of brain...
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...
Tags: China, India, Globalization, NATO, Vladimir Putin
Abbey Victor Kovens, a Baltimore travel agent who during the 1970s circled the world in record time, earning him a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records, died Wednesday of complications from heart disease at his Owings Mills home. He was 67. The...
In a victory for common sense, America's top trading partner has become the first country to bail on the Kyoto Protocol before the nearly $7 billion in noncompliance costs comes due next year. Thus ends a pointless and pricey exercise in martyrdom....
Weapons-makers, ideologues and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta are busy whipping up fears in reaction to scheduled reductions in our bloated military budget. Don't be fooled. These cuts will not put our security at risk, though they will cut into profits...
Tags: Defense, The Pentagon, China, CEO Pay, Cato Corporation
As teachers at the Renaissance Institute, retirees Sidney Leibovitz and Gregory Halpin fascinate their adult students with history courses ranging from the Chinese Revolution to French Connections. Their own histories are fascinating, too. Leibovitz's...
Twenty years ago, tens of thousands of Russians took to the streets of Moscow, just as Egyptians, Tunisians and Syrians have this year — rejecting the old order, demanding freedom and democracy. That August, the Russian democrats prevailed because...
The famously inept Keystone Kops from the silent-movie era have relocated inside the Washington Beltway, performing the same kinds of inexplicable actions that were their trademark in the 1920s. President Barack Obama has refused to approve the Keystone...
Mitt Romney appears to have all the foreign-policy savvy of someone who once visited Euro Disney, and it's freaking me out. Not to say that President Barack Obama is any more knowledgeable on that front, but at least he seems aware of his limitations,...
100 Years Ago War related This social note was in the Dorsey section of the paper: "Mr. Thomas A. Kingsbury accompanied by Prof. F. H. Spieker and son Edmond of Baltimore, spent Sunday at the Old Historic Fort McHenry." Next year will be the...
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