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  • 60 Minutes serves the president some softballs

    60 Minutes serves the president some softballs
    In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable. The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President Obama...
  • If the GOP is doomed, why does it keep winning everything but the presidency?

    If the GOP is doomed, why does it keep winning everything but the presidency?
    The Republicans are doomed. Conservatism is over. President Obama is conducting a mop-up operation at this point. That's the basic consensus in places like New York City, Washington, D.C., and other citadels of blue America. And let's be fair,...
  • Jerry Brown, a survivor at the top of his game

    Jerry Brown, a survivor at the top of his game
    It's said in politics that timing is everything, that success depends on picking the right time to make one's move. When Barack Obama decided in early 2007 to launch a presidential bid as a freshman U.S. senator at age 45, the naysayers wondered why he...
  • Obama to visit Annapolis next week

    Obama to visit Annapolis next week
    President Barack Obama will arrive in Annapolis on Wednesday to speak to U.S. Senate Democrats who plan to gather at the Westin hotel next week, the White House said Friday. The address will not be open to the public or to reporters. Democratic...
  • A voice of reason on guns

    A voice of reason on guns
    Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson added a much-needed voice of reason to the national debate over gun control last week when he appeared before Congress to testify in favor of universal background checks for gun purchases and a ban on assault...
  • Hopeful signs of reconciliation in hyper-partisan times

    There have been a number of hopeful signs recently regarding the public's recognition of the value of reaching beyond partisan disagreement ("Nostalgia for the age of statesmen," Oct. 23). One comes from "the greatest generation," the other from a college...
  • Rep. Andy Harris offers specious debate analysis

    Recently, Rep. Andy Harris sent a broadside e-mail to constituents under the subject line "President Obama Engages in Unnecessary Attack on U.S. Navy." The message included the following statement by Mr. Harris: "When I was commissioned in the U.S....
  • Obama hasn't come clean on Libyan consulate attack

    When the bay of pigs fiasco erupted not long after President John F. Kennedy took office, he promptly appeared on nationwide television and accepted the blame. This took courage and revealed his character. I immediately respected him. When the attack...
  • For Question 4

    For Question 4
    Maryland's Dream Act, which allows some illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities, has drawn attention far out of proportion to its actual impact. Only a few hundred students are likely to be eligible for the benefit...
  • Best for cutting defense: Green Party's Stein

    Has anyone else thought about what we would do if foreigners sent drones over our land to kill some bad guys but ended up killing lots of innocent people? Any patriot would naturally see that as unacceptable and retaliate any way we could. This no-brainer...
  • Ravens' Bernard Pollard doesn't hold back on or off the field

    Ravens' Bernard Pollard doesn't hold back on or off the field
    NEW ORLEANS — Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard looks the part of an enforcer who loves inflicting punishment. He's barrel-chested and powerfully constructed at 6-foot-1, 228 pounds. And Pollard has built a reputation as one of the most...
  • Bel Air gun show setting attendance, buying records

    Bel Air gun show setting attendance, buying records
    The 53rd annual Bel Air Gun Show, held Friday, Saturday and scheduled for Sunday at the Bel Air Reckord Armory, is setting records for attendance and sales, according to leaders of the Harford County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America, the...