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  • Politicians know little about setting wages [Letter]

    Politicians know little about setting wages [Letter]
    What's with the O's — Gov. Martin O'Malley and President Barack Obama and the minimum wage? Let's face it, most Marylanders and Americans know that the leadership locally and nationally do not care about the working poor. It's all about increasing...
  • Partial victory for the working poor [Editorial]

    Partial victory for the working poor  [Editorial]
    House of Delegates can take an important step toward lifting the prospects of Maryland's working poor this week when it votes on a measure to gradually increase the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. But amendments the House made to Gov. Martin O'...
  • The U.S. has no obligation to help Ukraine [Letter]

    The U.S. has no obligation to help Ukraine [Letter]
    Russia's incursion into Ukraine has created a mess, and hopefully America will stay out of it ("Containing Putin," March 3). Let NATO, the United Nations and the European Union work things out, though military action by any of them is unlikely. In fact,...
  • Keep U.S. out of Ukraine conflict [Letter]

    Keep U.S. out of Ukraine conflict [Letter]
    Whatever the outcome in Ukraine, I'll bet most Americans want us to keep hands off. I'm sorry for everyone in that beleaguered country, but dragging the United States into a military confrontation with Russia would be reckless ("Obama, Kerry condemn...
  • Does Ehrlich have any ideas? [Letter]

    Does Ehrlich have any ideas? [Letter]
    Once again, former Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. offers a laundry list of Republican complaints about President Barack Obama in his Sunday column ("Obama doesn't scratch the Itch," March 2). Why The Sun continues to encourage this unimaginative...
  • Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget

    Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget
    President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
  • Obama address shows tendency toward dictatorship [Letter]

    Obama address shows tendency toward dictatorship [Letter]
    The United States is supposedly a democratic nation — a government of the people, for the people and by the people. But after listening to President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, it sounded to me as if our country were now headed by...
  • Stand up to Putin [Letter]

    Stand up to Putin [Letter]
    With the grand stage of the Olympics over, the unfulfilled Russian President Vladimir Putin has plunged onto the world stage with a grand finale. The world is shocked by the unprovoked attack on Ukraine under the guise of three lies: First, a prior...
  • Looking Out: Transgender advocate Janet Mock criticizes Piers Morgan over interview

    Looking Out: Transgender advocate Janet Mock criticizes Piers Morgan over interview
    Another month, another dispute over a misguided media effort to put transgender lives in the spotlight. This time, it was CNN's Piers Morgan in two separate interviews with well known trans rights activist Janet Mock. The story begins Tuesday night,...
  • Tax credits for working families [Editorial]

    Tax credits for working families  [Editorial]
    Class, here's a pop quiz on Washington's view of economics. Who gave the following unsolicited endorsements of the Earned Income Tax Credit, the refundable federal tax credit for low and moderate income workers? The program gives "families flexibility...
  • Obama doesn't scare Putin [Letter]

    Obama doesn't scare Putin [Letter]
    Regarding "Putin ready to invade Ukraine; Kiev warns of war" (March 1), there's little chance that Russian President Vladimir Putin will be misled by President Barack Obama's warning, since it's well known that Mr. Obama's inner circle of senior...
  • Black youth need more Carsons and Cosbys, not Obamas [Letter]

    Black youth need more Carsons and Cosbys, not Obamas [Letter]
    If ever there were an opportunity for our president to exercise his moral authority from the bully pulpit, the opportunity is now. In your editorial, "My brother's keeper" (March 2), you describe President Barack Obama's initiative to improve the economic...