| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The Justice Department is accusing Standard & Poor's of defrauding investors with optimistic ratings of mortgage-backed securities and derivatives prior to the financial crisis. While investors are entitled to answers about those conflicts, compensation...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:15 AM
The Second Amendment is under attack. This amendment is so important, so crucial to the liberties of the people, that the Founding Fathers placed it second only to the first; that which guaranteed the five most basic of freedoms. We've moved away from...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 10:22 AM
The gun-running operation called Fast and Furious went bad when federal agents decided to let low-level traffickers go in hopes of catching bigger fish in the Mexican drug cartels. A similar mistake seems to have plagued the congressional investigation...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:02 PM
At a community meeting for paroled felons in the East Baltimore, the mother of Bloods gang leader Kevin Gary faced down federal prosecutor Jason Weinstein. She told him to stop harrassing her son, whom she described as "a champion for the downtrodden,"...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
An open letter to African America:
In the late '90s, the Internet belched forth a rumor that the Voting Rights Act was soon to expire and that black folks would lose the vote as a result. Though stupid and untrue, the rumor spread like a dust cloud...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Next time the president asks you to be attorney general of the United States, it might be best to politely refuse the offer.
My reasoning: Modern day attorneys general are regularly torched by the Congressional opposition, particularly when that...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Fact: The empathy factor was a big winner for President Barack Obama.
Opinion: It proved impossible for a wealthy CEO-type to compete in the "he cares about us" category. Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comment most certainly (further) strengthened this...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 11:00 AM
I think if President Barack Obama proposed a balanced budget in return for taxing the wealthy, a compromise would be attainable. As to Benghazi, either Susan Rice (on the Sunday shows after the ambassador to Libya was killed), or President Obama (in the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:21 AM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder came to Towson University on Wednesday, Oct. 3, bearing gifts for Baltimore County Police — specifically $124,000 to help the department fight intellectual property crime.
In an announcement at the Towson campus...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Federal prosecutors across the country have charged more than 500 people with crimes related to mortgage fraud as part of a year-long program that ended last month, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
The Distressed Homeowner...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 11:18 AM
A Baltimore police major who heads the Northern District station participated in a domestic violence workshop sponsored by the White House this week.
Maj. Sabrina Tapp-Harper joined the lieutenant governor and others, including the mother of Yeardley...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:18 PM
A federal grand jury indicted five men on charges they allegedly sold counterfeit goods of high-end designers such as Michael Kors, Coach and Jimmy Choo around Baltimore, including at the Patapsco Flea Market, where authorities conducted a weekend raid in...