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  • Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]

    Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]
    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
  • Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter [Commentary]

    Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter [Commentary]
    In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide. He scoffed at the premise. "By that argument you would have 300,000 troops in the ...
  • OPM releases rules for phased retirement

    OPM releases rules for phased retirement
    Bob Fireovid, a national program leader at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, has been planning to retire in late September. But now that the Office of Personnel Management has finally released its long-awaited guidelines on phased...
  • Orioles, Ravens stars and coaches take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Orioles, Ravens stars and coaches take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has reached the highest levels of Baltimore sports, and we should all be glad for it. In the last day, Orioles manager Buck Showalter, Ravens coach John Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome, plus Ravens kicker Justin...
  • Fox45 anchor, fitness expert husband this year's grand marshals

    Fox45 anchor, fitness expert husband this year's grand marshals
    The grand marshals who will lead off the Towson Area Fourth of July Parade this year are Patrice and Monte Sanders, a celebrity couple accustomed to life in the limelight. She's a Towson University grad who's been in the broadcasting business for 19...
  • Obama takes no responsibility [Letter]

    Obama takes no responsibility  [Letter]
    I applaud Robert Erlandson's letter regarding the late Sen. Howard Baker and for speaking out on this issue ("How would Sen. Howard Baker have responded to today's IRS scandal?" July 1). Sadly, many will attack him for making an honest observation and...
  • Illegal immigrants will destroy America as we know it [Letter]

    Illegal immigrants will destroy America as we know it [Letter]
    The influx of illegal immigrants can and will cause the decline of America as we know it and present a imminent danger to our safety and security as well as a huge economic decline on the horizon. It's estimated that more then 11 million illegal...
  • Obama is right to support Iraq's Kurds with humanitarian and military aid [Letter]

    Obama is right to support Iraq's Kurds with humanitarian and military aid [Letter]
    I am not a supporter of President Obama, but I must applaud his support of the Kurds with supplies of humanitarian and military aid. This needs to be done for many reasons to show Russia and others that we are not a "paper tiger." F. Cordell,...
  • Our government is broken [Letter]

    Our government is broken [Letter]
    Canada has a shale oil supply that could have reduced U.S. reliance of oil imports from the Middle East, provided thousands of American jobs and ultimately lowered the price of gasoline for American citizens. But President Barack Obama has held the...
  • Where's the outrage over radical Islam's slaughter of Christians? [Letter]

    Where's the outrage over radical Islam's slaughter of Christians? [Letter]
    I agree with your editorial premise and President Barack Obama that the U.S. military needs to intervene in Iraq to protect U.S. personnel and prevent ISIS from the genocidal mass murder of 40,000 Yazidis trapped on Mount Sinjar ("Turning point in Iraq,"...
  • Leaving Iraq was Obama's biggest foreign policy mistake [Letter]

    Leaving Iraq was Obama's biggest foreign policy mistake [Letter]
    I read with tears in my eyes and an aching heart that President Barack Obama has ordered airstrikes against ISIS militants in Iraq while vowing that no American combat troops will be sent back to the region and that he will not allow the U.S. to be...
  • Turning point in Iraq [Editorial]

    Turning point in Iraq  [Editorial]
    After months of hesitation, President Barack Obama has authorized the use of U.S. military force, including limited airstrikes, against Islamic militants in Iraq who in recent months have overrun large parts of the country and now threaten the northern...