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  • Obama takes his place in history

    Barack Obama took his place as the 44th president of the United States under a bright January sky yesterday, painting the dark national moment in unsparing terms and exhorting Americans to respond by taking greater responsibility for themselves, the...
  • A new low for corporate greed

    Super Bowl Sunday fun: Try saying these words out loud, in the incredulous voice of former NFL coach Jim Mora in that Coors beer commercial: "Bonuses? Don't talk about - bonuses? You kidding me? Bonuses?" Yes, coach, I'm afraid it's true: Something...
  • Morgantown, W. Va.

    Morgantown, W. Va.
    Go here: Morgantown, West Virginia, is a college town that gets high marks for its pleasant atmosphere and easy access to the great outdoors. The small town is home to about roughly 70,000 residents, many of whom attend West Virginia University. With lots...
  • It's time for a different perspective on this page

    So here we are. Peeking around the curtain before tentatively stepping onto the printed stage. To most everyone's surprise, some people's anger and other people's delight, The Sun offered me the opportunity to write a weekly op-ed column. It's unlikely...
  • Don't expect much from next Great Man

    Finally, blessedly, it's over. After the longest, most expensive campaign in American history, the voters have decided who will be the next Great Man to take the helm of our ship of state. Sen. Barack Obama has been swept into the presidency on a wave...
  • State job stirs concern

    THE DAY AFTER Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and the state Board of Public Works laid off 43 employees this summer, a well-paid worker began in a newly created position. June Smith took the helm of the communications office of the state Department of...
  • Selling the mall generation on the likelihood of war

    THE PEARL Harbor generation had its famous "rendezvous with destiny." This generation had its famous rendezvous at the shopping mall. The Vietnam generation was blindsided by a war that was never exactly declared. This generation, blindsided by...
  • Congress must help Bush round up all the suspects

    WHAT'S THE difference between being held as a material witness and being detained without trial? Anyone? Anyone? It's a question that has popped up since Sept. 11, when terrorists hijacked four jets and crashed two into the Word Trade Center twin...
  • For Clinton, a chance to mend legacy

    With his personal reputation in tatters but his political power still potent, Bill Clinton will have just two years to burnish his legacy and try to banish Monica Lewinsky to a footnote in his presidency. From Gennifer Flowers to the second...
  • 'There will be no one like him'

    Louis Lazarus Goldstein was the total package: indefatigable campaigner, skilled financial watchdog and accessible public servant, a 40-year incumbent who was unbeatable by challengers of either party. It seemed as if he had been comptroller of Maryland'...
  • The Supreme Court and the flow of history

    The Supreme Court doesn't only make history. Sometimes it's swept along by historical waves, and sometimes it's caught up trying to resist them. During the last few months, the justices recognized the centrality in our private lives of the smartphone by...
  • Boehner suit: Two branches divided: My Word

    Boehner suit: Two branches divided: My Word
    House Speaker John Boehner announced last month that he would be bringing legal charges against the executive branch. "[T]he president has not faithfully executed the law," Boehner claims, addressing the overuse of the executive order. That begs the...