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  • The income classes according to Mr. Romney

    The income classes according to Mr. Romney
    Mitt Romney's ill-considered remark about the destitute, "I'm not concerned about the very poor," and his subsequent awkward explanation of it represented something more noteworthy than a rich man's gaffe. The question raised by the episode is not...
  • State park near Camp David to close during G-8 Summit

    A state park will be closed to the public for three days next month while world leaders gather nearby at the Camp David presidential retreat for the G-8 Summit, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The move is highly unusual, and...
  • Protesters, police prep for G-8 summit at Camp David

    Protesters, police prep for G-8 summit at Camp David
    In the little town of Thurmont (population not quite 6,200), the recession has taken a heavy toll on Main Street, but things are picking up as residents prepare for next month's G8 Summit at nearby Camp David. The Cozy Country Inn has been busy booking...
  • November: Harford sets tobacco ban; Joppa teen marches in Macy's parade

    November: Harford sets tobacco ban; Joppa teen marches in Macy's parade
    Former Fallston Psychologist David Wayne Schrumpf, 56, was sentenced to 18 months in jail for sexually abusing three girls in his care. Although in his plea agreement, Schrumpf agreed to six years, Harford Circuit Judge Maurice Baldwin modified the...
  • Norman Lear: Occupy movement revives tradition of protest

    Norman Lear: Occupy movement revives tradition of protest
    I was recently shown a picture from one of the Occupy protests taking place across the country. It featured a young woman surrounded by police. She was the only protester in the picture, but she didn't seem intimidated. All by herself, up against the...
  • 2011, the year of winning by losing

    2011, the year of winning by losing
    Charlie Sheen was clearly the man of the year. You'll recall that 2011 began with the oafish actor celebrating his own narcotic and sexual crapulence like a victorious gladiator working the crowds. He was egged on by a media with as much decency as the...
  • Occupy Baltimore members gather to fight foreclosure

    Occupy Baltimore members gather to fight foreclosure
    Occupy Baltimore protesters set a new scene Tuesday for their stand against corporate greed and social injustice: a red-brick rowhouse in Union Square where a 65-year-old widow has made her home for nearly six years. As many as 100 protesters gathered...
  • Woman evicted a day after Occupy protest delayed sheriff

    Woman evicted a day after Occupy protest delayed sheriff
    Lila Kara said she threw a housecoat over her pajamas and grabbed her two Yorkshire terriers — Yori and Evancho — along with a couple of white work shirts Wednesday when the Baltimore City Sheriff's Office arrived about 10 a.m. to evict her....
  • Coverage of foreclosure protest lacked facts

    This letter is in regard to your recent coverage of the foreclosure protest in Union Square ("Occupy Baltimore members gather to fight foreclosure," Jan. 11). As a reader and subscriber to the online and print editions of The Sun, I am disappointed...
  • Protesters head to D.C. to decry economic inequality

    Civil rights veteran Helena Hicks had walked much of the route already, many years ago — decades before the nation's capital memorialized the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in stone. Some things have changed dramatically since then, others not so...
  • Everyone deserves freedom of speech [Letter]

    Editor: I am bemused at the recent Supreme Court decision that did not uphold the request that protestors against abortion stay a specified distance from persons entering abortion clinics. The rationale being that it is said protestors' freedom of...
  • Supreme Court puts anti-abortion speech above abortion patient safety

    You probably have to spend some time in front of an abortion clinic to really get a sense of the tension and passion at play between anti-abortion protesters who masquerade as “sidewalk counselors” and the women with unwanted pregnancies who...