| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Observers and pundits of all stripes have not missed the unease with which President Barack Obama approaches his commander in chief duties. Indeed, Chicago-style "community activist" and "Commander of the United States Marine Corps" don't normally...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
My new book concerns the countercultural views of today's progressive Democrats. This is not your father's liberalism, and it is certainly far removed from the local Democratic Party I was exposed to as a young kid growing up in Arbutus. That Democratic...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I hope that when I am discovered to be having a series of salacious affairs with paid escorts, I get a second chance to be a professional journalist.
I hope that when it is discovered that I have used performance-enhancing drugs to write this column,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:37 AM
My fellow white people — many of us, maybe most of us — get really weird about the subject of race, especially when black people raise questions about the way they are treated. Reactions range from silence to white-hot vitriol to moderate...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman shook up Maryland's 2014 gubernatorial race by announcing they will run as a ticket for the Democratic nomination in 2014. Politically and electorally, it's a shrewd and gutsy move.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Presidential second terms tend to be disasters, but, to paraphrase Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, each is disastrous in its own way.
The big domestic initiative of George W. Bush's second term was Social Security privatization. Politically, it was a...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
If you have been watching the delightfully capable John Oliver make us forget Jon Stewart this summer on Comedy Central's The Daily Show, you know that he has been howling at the mainstream media to stop talking about 2016 until Mr. Stewart gets back....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Don't look now, my fellow Marylanders, but I think the Martin O'Malley victory lap has commenced. The governor, with a year and a half to go in his second and final term, has started telling us all about his impressive tenure.
The governor gave a speech...
| Aug 27, 2013
Southern California has added senior point guard Pe'Shon Howard, a transfer from Maryland, to its 2013-14 men's basketball roster, coach Andy Enfield announced Monday. Howard, a Los Angeles native, was given a legislative-relief waiver...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:14 PM
Ex-Towson Catholic star Greene to Celtics
Former Towson Catholic star Donte Greene was traded from the Memphis Grizzlies to the Boston Celtics in a swap of former Syracuse first-round draft picks Thursday. In exchange for Greene, who averaged 5....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Track and field
Centrowitz reaches 1,500-meter semifinal
Matthew Centrowitz (Broadneck) was one of three Americans to advance to the semifinals of the men's 1,500 meters during qualifying at the IAAF world championships Wednesday at Luzhniki Olympic...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:54 AM
I generally avoid trite devices like multiple-choice questions to frame a column. But I can't help myself this time, so please bear with me.
Congressional Republicans rejected President Barack Obama's proposal last week to exchange a cut in corporate...