| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Mr. President, you and I having a similar challenge: selling a military strike against Syria as a "moral imperative."
But we have different audiences. Your constituents come from all parts of the country; mine from different parts of the world. Yours...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The specially modified, intelligence-gathering C-47 plane lifted off from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, March 23, 1961, and headed north toward Xieng Khouangville, a Communist-held area. The experienced Air Force crew was accompanied by Army Maj....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Don has taken the elevator ride straight to Hell.
“Excuse me,” Don yells behind jail bars. “I shouldn’t be in here.”
Yes, he should. And not just for punching a minister, even if that hatemonger deserved it. (MLK, RFK and...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Did Don Draper cheat on Megan? You get an answer, but it is far from the point of the episode.
"The Doorway," the good-but-not-great, often poetic (but also often very slow moving) Season 6 premiere is not an exuberant return. The action is often very...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As a Vietnam-era U.S. Marine, I understand why there are only eight female names on the Vietnam Memorial wall out of 58,267. What perplexes me is why women would want to face the horrible conditions of forward combat units in the horror of war ("...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Megan’s sun-bronzed stomach and bikini bottom versus Dante’s “The Inferno.”
Guess which one Don Draper is locked in on at the opening of Sunday night’s “Mad Men” on AMC.
If you guessed the midsection of the...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Remember last week on "The Amazing Race," when John had a few extended moments of crazy and got eliminated? That’s still funny. But now it is time for the teams to leave Bali and head to Vietnam. "Word on the street," tweets Phil, "is that Hotel...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:32 AM
My favorite story in The Baltimore Sun last week was by my colleague Eileen Ambrose, reporting on how Marylanders are a bunch of whiners, at least according to a state-by-state breakdown of the complaints received by the federal Consumer Financial...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:57 AM
As he leads the Pledge of Allegiance at Monday's Memorial Day Ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, retired Air Force Capt. Thomas Sheehan will have a special appreciation for the anticipated 1,000 reverent voices joining his.
In 1966, a Memorial...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:32 PM
A former high-ranking official at the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has been accused of running a kickback scheme from his state office, allegedly fabricating military achievements and disability claims in exchange for a cut of the resulting...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Lionel A. Jones Sr., a retired noncommissioned Army officer whose career spanned 25 years, died April 30 of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 76.
He was born in Lancaster, Va., and moved to Baltimore in 1939. After graduating from Frederick...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Keller Curtis of Fallston and his father, Richard Tibbetts of Bel Air, participated in the first "Wall Washing" of the year April 13 at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., to pay respect to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom....