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  • NSA, drones signal coming assault on our freedoms [Letter]

    NSA, drones signal coming assault on our freedoms [Letter]
    I have seen the future and it scares me and should alarm readers of The Sun. Our way of life and that of future generations are being undermined by the National Security Agency's reach into citizens' private lives. When this agency plans to spend over...
  • Visionaries broke new ground with Laurel Shopping Center

    Visionaries broke new ground with Laurel Shopping Center
    Laurel Shopping Center was a pioneer in local retail, and the men behind its development were visionaries who turned a then-radical idea into a successful enterprise that helped change the face of retail in the Baltimore/Washington area. Brothers Melvin...
  • More common sense left Common Core

    Editor: The roll out of Common Core standards in education has been as big a disaster as the roll out of Obamacare. Baltimore County Superintendent of Education, Dallas Dance, commented, "We are building the plane as we fly it."  That telling...
  • European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on

    European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on
    President Obama has been busy this week taking calls from European leaders who seem really upset that the United States has been spying on them, perhaps to the point of tapping their cellphones. First Obama heard from French President Francois Hollande....
  • Prosecutors seek up to 10 years for Howard County teen in terror plot

    Prosecutors seek up to 10 years for Howard County teen in terror plot
    Federal prosecutors are calling for up to a decade in prison for the Howard County resident who became the youngest person ever charged in a terrorism case, arguing that the Pakistani immigrant "linked up with truly dangerous people." Mohammad Hassan...
  • Carrying water for the NSA [Editorial]

    Carrying water for the NSA  [Editorial]
    Critics of the National Security Agency are often correct in their assessment that the agency's surveillance programs have gone too far and that Congressional oversight has been lacking. It doesn't take a civil liberties attorney to see something...
  • Return NSA leaker Edward Snowden to the U.S. for trial [Letter]

    Return NSA leaker Edward Snowden to the U.S. for trial [Letter]
    National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, a former Baltimore area resident, should be returned to the U.S. from Russia by force if necessary ("How can President Obama defend NSA spying on U.S. citizens?" Jan. 5). In 1953, the government hired...
  • Maryland lawmakers to take up anti-spying measures

    Maryland lawmakers to take up anti-spying measures
    Maryland legislators will consider a package of laws to curb electronic surveillance by police, requiring a search warrant to use drones, email, cellphone towers or license plate readers to track people. Measures sponsored by a bipartisan pair of...
  • Fall of online drug bazaar Silk Road began with tip to Md. agents

    Fall of online drug bazaar Silk Road began with tip to Md. agents
    As they rushed toward a suburban Utah home with guns drawn, agents knew they were on to a significant figure in the Silk Road online drug bazaar — a major cocaine dealer, perhaps. Message boards on Silk Road — the world's most popular online...
  • Review, reform, but don't reject the NSA [Commentary]

    Review, reform, but don't reject the NSA [Commentary]
    We must review and reform the National Security Agency (NSA), but we cannot reject the mission of the NSA, nor the men and women who work there. The barrage of illegal revelations about the NSA by Edward Snowden have damaged our national security. They'...
  • Obama proposes changes for surveillance programs

    Obama proposes changes for surveillance programs
    President Obama proposed new safeguards for the government's vast surveillance of communications in the U.S. and abroad, adding additional judicial review and disclosure requirements, but largely leaving in place programs that he said were needed to...
  • Crony capitalism led to flawed Obamacare rollout [Letter]

    Crony capitalism led to flawed Obamacare rollout [Letter]
    Regarding commentator Jules Witcover's column on President Barack Obama's leadership, Mr. Obama's competence is in politics and campaigning; he is not a leader, a manager or even an administrator ("His cool gone, Obama needs to show competence," Nov. 18)....