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  • What about Obama's broken promises?

    The headline on Jules Witcover's recent op-ed ("Pressure is on Obama," Oct. 9) should have been "Obama committee member speaks out." Is he serious that the dog on the roof incident is still a topic for discussion? Mr. Witcover spends the first half of...
  • The economy is sliding backward, not moving forward

    In recent days there has been much talk of the presidential debates. We are preoccupied with relatively trivial perceptions of who "won" or "lost." There has also been endless discussion of whose policy proposals are better. Rather than entertain these...
  • Maybe George Soros can save Big Bird

    Seems to me that philanthropist George Soros could pitch in and save Big Bird instead of helping President Obama reach his $1 billion campaign donation goal ("Big lies and Big Bird," Oct. 8). As far as "big lies" goes, what Mr. Romney is saying is no...
  • Westminster native turning Romney's jab at Big Bird into charity gold

    Westminster native turning Romney's jab at Big Bird into charity gold
    Taylor Robinette has always had an a 21st century entrepreneurial spirit, so when his mother, Elizabeth, saw that her son had "Liked" the FireBigBird.com Facebook page, she knew he would have an appreciation for the folks behind it. "She texted me one...
  • Former Md. Sen. Clarence Mitchell III has died

    Former Md. Sen. Clarence Mitchell III has died
    Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72. Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
  • Letter: Support Dutch Ruppersberger

    Editor: As one of the 78 percent of Americans who has had enough of gridlock, I would suggest to all who vote, to vote for Dutch Ruppersberger for Congress. President Obama will be re-elected. He will need support to pass legislation that he will...
  • Md. should go slow on mandatory sick leave

    Most of us likely take paid sick leave for granted. It accumulates over time, and we dip into the account when there's an injury or illness that prevents us from going to work, whether for a day or, as in the case of a serious malady, for much longer....
  • Health advocates want to increase cigarette tax

    The same group that successfully pushed to double the state's cigarette tax in 2007 wants the General Assembly to add another dollar per pack next session. Health Care For All, led by Annapolis stalwart Vinnie DeMarco, kicked off his push at a news...
  • Obama talks tough on taxes, fiscal cliff

    Obama talks tough on taxes, fiscal cliff
    Anyone who wondered whether a vote for President Barack Obama meant something should have been reassured by his performance in today's news conference. In the central issue that faces the country right now, whether the resolution to the so-called fiscal...
  • How Romney fails Econ 101

    A central tenet of Mitt Romney's campaign is that President Barack Obama does not understand how markets work and, therefore, is incapable of leading our country out of its current economic malaise. Governor Romney says that he does. One must consider his...
  • Romney lost the election because he couldn't connect with voters

    As someone who supported Mitt Romney for president, the result of this election was a tough pill to swallow. Unlike the final days of the 2008 election, when John McCain voters began to accept that the ideas of hope and change would ultimately rule the...
  • There was nothing 'spontaneous' about the attack on our consulate

    Following the Sept. 11 assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Obama administration officials repeatedly denied that the deaths of four American diplomats there were the result of a planned terrorist attack ("Investigation of Libya attack...