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  • Occupy protests: Politics is like a box of chocolates

    I am happy to see that once again there are Americans raising their voices in protest. I know I'm not happy with the direction that our elected officials, the banking industry and the military-industrial complex are taking this country. Our third...
  • Strong cast makes 'Annie' at Toby's Baltimore worth a trip

    Through the holiday season, Toby's Baltimore Dinner Theatre is offering such an entertaining, surprisingly relevant classic version of "Annie" that it is worth a half-hour drive for Anne Arundel county residents. Based on the Harold Gray "Little Orphan...
  • Chessie M. Brailey, civil rights activist

    Chessie M. Brailey, civil rights activist
    Chessie M. Brailey, a civil rights activist who had been married to former state legislator F. Troy Brailey, died Dec.16 from complications of dementia at her daughter's Harbor Court condominium. The former longtime Easterwood Park resident was 94....
  • A toast to Baltimore's old breweries

    "Back again, back again, we've got Franklin D. Roosevelt back again, since Roosevelt's been re-elected moonshine liquor's been corrected, we've got legal wine, whiskey, beer and gin." —Recorded by Bill Cox in 1936 Happy New Year! Oh, I'm sorry....
  • Norman Lear: Occupy movement revives tradition of protest

    Norman Lear: Occupy movement revives tradition of protest
    I was recently shown a picture from one of the Occupy protests taking place across the country. It featured a young woman surrounded by police. She was the only protester in the picture, but she didn't seem intimidated. All by herself, up against the...
  • Miller's reading hints at New Deal-ish session

    Republicans, beware. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller may be channeling his inner FDR this year. In an interview Thursday, Miller mentioned that he is currently readingĀ "Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin...
  • 'Skip' Amass leads the charge for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance

    'Skip' Amass leads the charge for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance
    Not long after the sun comes up on Memorial Day, and hours before Westminster's 145th Memorial Day parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m., Arnold "Skip" Amass will be on site, helping set up the TV cameras and tying up last-minute loose ends. Most of all, he'll...
  • The imperial hypocrisy of Harry Reid

    The imperial hypocrisy of Harry Reid
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a man whose political success is largely attributable to the aura of befuddled incompetence he uses to disarm his adversaries, was a failed Watergate baby. In 1974, a slew of often sanctimonious and very liberal...
  • History Matters: Chicken farmers enjoy Baltimore Poultry Show in 1912

    100 Years Ago The chicken and the egg From the Sykesville column: "The chicken farmers of Sykesville who visited the Baltimore Poultry Show in the Fifth Armory were enthusiastic in their praise of the show's exhibits. Mr. George Schrame who entered...
  • Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations

    Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations
    Kim Kern, a senior at Loch Raven High School and member of the school's English Honor Society, braced herself for the worse when she was told of the assignment to interview residents at Towson's Pickersgill Retirement Community and write their life...
  • President to president

    President to president
    "You will be our president when you read this note," George Herbert Walker Bush wrote to Bill Clinton, the man who defeated him in the 1992 campaign, denying Mr. Bush the provisional vindication that reelection provides until history has its chance to...
  • N.Y. collector, partner have bail reduced in historic-document theft case

    Jason Savedoff may not have just stolen notable documents from the Maryland Historical Society, as police have charged, but prosecutors say he may have flushed at least one down a toilet as police closed in. Assistant State's Attorney Tracy Varda told...