| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Edward Snowden who once said he was prepared to "take his lumps" for releasing secret U.S. documents is now rethinking his position ("Snowden stays put in Moscow," June 25).
This self-styled crusader for freedom and transparency is desperately...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The positions The Sun's writers have taken recently with regard to free expression have not fulfilled its higher calling to support these paramount values.
First, the essential theme of the Sun's April 3 article about Towson University and the white...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Cellphones and the Internet have not only altered the way we communicate, they have changed the way we can injure one another. The telecommunications revolution has created the capability of causing far greater harm to children than the bullying many of...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The mourners followed the coffin of 15-year-old Grace McComas out of the church and into the morning sunlight of a beautiful Easter season. Christine McComas carried her child's stuffed toy in the crook of her arm. Grief made her look almost wistful.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:43 PM
In the wake of an accusation he "accosted" a voter, Anne Arundel County Councilman John Grasso on Monday apologized to people who watched him "draw a line in the sand."
Grasso gave a three-minute speech at the start of Monday night's council meeting...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:51 AM
When we're all done stuffing ourselves today, many of us will be looking to get back on the healthy track. We can do it while making use of our tasty Thanksgiving leftovers. Here are some recipes from Sparkpeople.com, Shape Magazine and Cooking Light...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Regarding the editorial "Stirring the Pot" (Nov. 12):
One of our country's greatest strengths is that we can confront our government via freedom of speech, voting and protest. We know from history that even the use of civil disobedience has often...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The revelation that the federal government has spied on millions of supposedly private phone and Internet communications makes President Barack Obama's headache over the IRS targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exemptions seem like a passing...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:10 PM
This segment of Chuck Todd's "The Daily Rundown" Monday got more media bounce than usual for the show thanks to MSNBC commentator Michael Steele sounding very serious about running for governor in Maryland.
But to me, it was first and foremost the...
| Jun 6, 2013
In response to the acknowledged abuses of his own Justice Department, President Barack Obama has urged Sen. Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York, to reintroduce legislation for a "journalist shield law." And in typical Washington fashion, the proposed...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Thomas Stephen Szasz, arguably the world's foremost psychiatrist, died Sept. 8. 2012. Former psychiatrist and current columnist Charles Krauthammer wrote that "Szasz is the kind of author no one reads but everyone knows about."
That's unfortunate. Too...
| Oct 20, 2012
Keeping your opinions to yourself at work might not be easy in today's supercharged political climate.
With the general election just weeks away, political discussions naturally come up in offices, on campuses and at job sites throughout the Baltimore...