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  • 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...
  • Harris introduces bill to end union advantage on federal construction projects

    Harris introduces bill to end union advantage on federal construction projects
    Rep. Andy Harris has introduced legislation to end the favored treatment union contractors receive on construction projects paid for by the federal government. The proposal, which in the past has been strongly supported by construction trade groups...
  • Oyster recovery "amazing" in Shore creek

    Oyster recovery "amazing" in Shore creek
    Now for a bit of good news - and from an environmental group at that. Drew Koslow, the Choptank Riverkeeper, reports that while walking the shore of Harris Creek in Talbot County, he saw an "amazing" abundance of oysters growing in the intertidal zone,...
  • Sobhani pulls radio ad amid backlash

    Independent U.S. Senate candidate Rob Sobhani agreed to pull down an advertisement he began airing on black radio stations this week that attacked incumbent Sen. Ben Cardin after state Democrats complained Friday the spot was riddled with inaccuracies....
  • Misoverestimating George W. Bush

    Misoverestimating George W. Bush
    It will be many years yet before historians can make their full assessment of the presidency of George W. Bush, but we have a sneaking suspicion their conclusions will not be nearly as generous as the puffery that has accompanied the opening of his...
  • U.S. Senate Democrats to meet in Annapolis

    U.S. Senate Democrats will hold their annual retreat beginning Tuesday in Annapolis, giving lawmakers a chance to strategize about gun control, immigration and the latest fiscal crisis. The meeting, which will end with a closed-door address Wednesday by...