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  • Occupy Wall Street? I've got some gripes, too

    Why are the Occupy Wall Street protesters being encouraged with gifts of free food and medical care while those who are homeless are shunned? I agree that everyone has issues which are valid ones to address. Mine include how health insurance companies...
  • Who's to blame for America's nasty politics? Tom Brokaw.

    Who's to blame for America's nasty politics? Tom Brokaw.
    You know who I blame for the terrible tone in American politics? Tom Brokaw. No, not the man himself, but what he represents. Since Dan Rather famously beclowned himself, Mr. Brokaw stands as the last of the respected "voice of God" news anchors (CBS...
  • Penn State: Since when do college students assume a 'right to riot'?

    Penn State: Since when do college students assume a 'right to riot'?
    "Of course we're going to riot," Paul Howard, a 24 year-old aerospace engineering student at Penn State University, told The New York Times. "What do they expect when they tell us at 10 o'clock that they fired our football coach?" The coach in question,...
  • For U.S. bishops, economic justice isn't on the agenda

    For U.S. bishops, economic justice isn't on the agenda
    At a time of staggering poverty, rampant unemployment and growing income inequality, Catholic bishops will gather for a national meeting in Baltimore today and remain largely silent about these profound moral issues. A recent Catholic News Service...
  • Obama finds his populist voice

    Obama finds his populist voice
    Conservatives were quick to accuse President Barack Obama of embracing class warfare in his speech last week in Osawatomie, Kan. And liberal Democrats were thrilled to see a hint of the populist president they had hoped they were voting for in 2008. The...
  • NBC sportscaster Bob Costas scores with Jerry Sandusky exclusive

    NBC sportscaster Bob Costas scores with Jerry Sandusky exclusive
    For all the big journalists associated with Brian Williams' "Rock Center," it was sportscaster Bob Costas who put this self-important, over-promoted newsmagazine on the map Monday with his exclusive interview of former Penn State football coach Jerry...
  • Bradley Manning supporters plan rally outside Fort Meade

    Bradley Manning supporters plan rally outside Fort Meade
    Hundreds of activists are planning to demonstrate outside Fort Meade this weekend in support of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused of sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy organization...
  • 10 viral hits

    1. Rebecca Black Today is not Friday, but Rebecca Black's unintentional parody of modern pop still (unfortunately) takes the No. 1 spot for 2011 viral hits. The original video racked up disproportionately more dislikes than likes, but its so-bad-it's-...
  • Americans today are distracted, uninformed and disengaged

    Your editorial laments the poor voter turn-out in last week's general election and suggests local elections should be rescheduled to coincide with state and national elections ("A waste of time, money," Nov. 13). But the real problem is the more general...
  • Occupy Baltimore says Baltimore Police interrupted Celebration concert

    Occupy Baltimore says Baltimore Police interrupted Celebration concert
    Occupy Baltimore organizers blamed Baltimore Police for the cancellation of a concert Saturday by the band Celebration. They said police warned them any concerts at McKeldin Square would be shut down, and the concert was canceled preemptively. Baltimore...
  • 'Occupy' protesters disrupt Karl Rove at Hopkins

    'Occupy' protesters disrupt Karl Rove at Hopkins
    About 15 protesters were asked to leave a speech by Karl Rove at Johns Hopkins University after staging "organized disruption," a university official said. Some protesters were forcibly removed from the auditorium, said spokeswoman Tracey A. Reeves....
  • Occupy Wall Street: Don't let NY raid derail the movement

    I'm worried the confrontation between "grim-faced riot police" and the relatively peaceful demonstrators in New York's Zuccotti Park may spell the end to an important movement. Now these crackdowns are occurring in many other places, and I fear the next...