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  • Baltimore's Bishme Cromartie is runway-ready

    Baltimore's Bishme Cromartie is runway-ready
    Two years ago, a dejected Bishme Cromartie almost gave up sewing altogether. He had just received a rejection letter from the famed Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. "I just sat there and cried. You would have thought that someone died in my...
  • Just like his father, Mitt Romney doesn't know when to stop talking

    Just like his father, Mitt Romney doesn't know when to stop talking
    Every political candidate commits a gaffe from time to time. It becomes a major cause for concern when a pattern sets in that creates a negative image with voters. That's what is happening with Mitt Romney right now in the wake of his hapless remarks at a...
  • 'Mad Men' Season 6 finale recap, 'In Care of'

    'Mad Men' Season 6 finale recap, 'In Care of'
    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...
  • Women in combat a mistake

    Women in combat a mistake
    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 ("...
  • Sorry, Maryland, things may not be that bad

    Sorry, Maryland, things may not be that bad
    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...
  • Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer

    Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer
    Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77. The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
  • Monkton resident lends a steady voice to Dulaney Valley's tribute to war dead

    Monkton resident lends a steady voice to Dulaney Valley's tribute to war dead
    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...
  • Lionel A. Jones Sr., decorated Army officer

    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...
  • Father, son participate in Vietnam 'Wall Washing' at Vietnam Memorial

    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....
  • Time is ripe for a new approach to Cuba

    Time is ripe for a new approach to Cuba
    Unfortunately, our nation faces enormous challenges in virtually every region of the globe. In countries ranging from Iran to North Korea to Syria to Mali, and on issues spanning terrorism, drug trafficking, global warming and cyber warfare, each day...
  • Does GOP want more war?

    In his recent column, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. ("The Obama doctrine: Passivity where leadership is needed," Oct. 14) believes he has shown that weakness is an integral part of the Obama administration's foreign policy. While it is true that the government...
  • The resilience of George McGovern

    The resilience of George McGovern
    Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars in Vietnam and...