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  • Sharia law is a real threat to our liberties

    Your editorial dismissing the anti-Sharia law movement as "bigotry" was both troubling and misinformed ("Fueling anti-Islamic fears," Aug.8). It is the large parts of the Sharia code itself that are bigoted, not its opponents. Sharia is both the...
  • Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest

    Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest
    Las Vegas is one of my favorite places, but there's a tinge of sadness on the Strip these days. It's not a lack of crowds or dearth of attractions. The streets, shows, restaurants and casinos are packed as always. No, what's made the people of Las...
  • The so-called anti-Sharia law movement: A chilling example of the paranoid style in American politics

    Del. Ron George from Annapolis objects to those who make light of the anti-Sharia movement in the U.S. ("Sharia law is a real threat to American liberties," Aug. 24.) He argues that imposing Sharia law is the stated goal of Islamic extremists like al-...
  • Ethanol remains a sensible alternative to oil

    Karen Hosler's recent opinion piece calling for an end to ethanol subsidies ("End the ethanol charade," Aug. 30) uses sweeping generalizations that distort the truth about grain ethanol's role in fostering America's energy independence and producing...
  • Time to leave Iraq

    Time to leave Iraq
    President Barack Obama's announcement Friday that American troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the year was greeted with jeers in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail from Republicans who said the U.S. was ignominiously bowing to...
  • Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr.

    Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr.
    Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr., a retired career Army officer and a Vietnam War veteran who was chairman of the physics department at West Point for more than two decades, died Aug. 30 of cancer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in...
  • The legacy of 9/11

    The legacy of 9/11
    Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and serves as a point to measure the indelible impact that day has had on the American people. In recent weeks, much has been written and broadcast about the shock and horror of that day and its...
  • U.S. is wrong on Palestine

    U.S. is wrong on Palestine
    This week, the Palestinians will petition the U.N. Security Council for admission as a full member state. Admitting Palestine would be a nightmare for Israel and a serious problem for the United States. Nonetheless, President Barack Obama made the wrong...
  • 'Creeping Sharia' in Howard County

    The Columbia Association's decision to hold women-only swim times is yet another example of a disturbing trend in this country which forces us all, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, into Sharia compliance. Like the Kudzu weed, which now covers over 7 million...
  • Finding inspiration in the conservatory

    Finding inspiration in the conservatory
    If you've been to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, you've probably seen the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory — that big glass building with a curvilinear roof and cupola. So has Alan Stein. Stein, the director of architecture, founder and...
  • Bahrain's brave health care workers deserve support

    Bahrain's brave health care workers deserve support
    The United States continues to ignore the thwarted Arab Spring in Bahrain. Recently, a quasi-military court in the small Gulf state sentenced 20 doctors and nurses to up to 15 years in jail. The charge against them? Treating injured demonstrators opposing...
  • New space, quirky ideas could turn around the Contemporary Museum

    New space, quirky ideas could turn around the Contemporary Museum
    A 12-foot-long white banner with black letters has been suction-cupped to the first-floor windows of the former Craig Flinner art gallery at Charles and Centre streets. It reads: "Future home of the Contemporary Museum. Opening January, 2012." At least,...