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  • Republican performance on debt not so hot

    Isn't it a little amazing that the Republican Party — with George W. Bush and Dick Cheney as its prime leaders — can take a budget surplus from President Clinton and turn it into the biggest deficit of all time and then blame President Obama...
  • Torture: Wrong then, still wrong now

    Torture: Wrong then, still wrong now
    The images of the burning towers on Sept. 11 are seared into our collective memory. It seemed unthinkable that we could be attacked on our native soil. During our nation's founding, we were also attacked on our soil. And though the British who captured...
  • Drop the 'two-war' plan

    Drop the 'two-war' plan
    As defense strategists at the Pentagon carry out their review of how to make roughly $400 billion in cuts over 10 years, and Congress considers the possibility of reductions twice as large as required by the supercommittee's failure to reach agreement,...
  • In defense of honoring civilians killed in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Letter writer Michael Richardson of Perry Hall promises not to buy The Sun as long as Jean Marbella and Dan Rodricks write for the paper ("Tired of unfair attacks on Republicans couched in 9/11 remembrance," Sept. 13). He is mad that Mr. Rodrick's...
  • Rep. Bartlett right on U.S. intervention in Libya

    Rep. Roscoe Bartlett and I would agree on very few political issues. But he is correct to sue over the war in Libya ("Bartlett, others sue over Libya," June 16). While I have great empathy for the people of Libya who have lived for decades under a...
  • Maryland lawmakers under national pressure on marriage bill

    Maryland lawmakers under national pressure on marriage bill
    As a handful of undecided Maryland delegates wrestle over their position on same-sex marriage, they've received calls from national leaders trying to move them one way or another on the bill. Prominent figures dialing Maryland area codes include New York...
  • What's next for Bob and Kendel Ehrlich, a cable access show from their basement?

    What's next for Bob and Kendel Ehrlich, a cable access show from their basement?
    Talk about two political careers going in opposite directions. Last Sunday, I wrote about the top Sunday morning public affairs shows like "Meet the Press"  falling in love with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and booking him every chance they get. I...
  • John Edwards' fake sincerity wears off

    John Edwards' fake sincerity wears off
    Now that a North Carolina jury has ruled that former Sen. John Edwards is not a crook, at least in terms of misusing campaign contributions, he is free to go on conning his fellow citizens that he remains an instrument of The Almighty to serve the...
  • Commentary: Former Laurel businessman Bill Schmidt Sr. takes it one day at a time

    For Bill Schmidt Sr., the recipe for life consists of its simple pleasures. They begin with his nine kids, 19 grandchildren, 12 greats. Then comes his health. Schmidt, who lived in Laurel for decades and ran a flooring business on Main Street, endured...
  • The secret wars

    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and the other leaders of Congress' intelligence committees this week issued a strong, bi-partisan statement of condemnation for recent leaks of classified information about America's clandestine operations abroad, including...
  • Movie review: 'The Campaign'

    Movie review: 'The Campaign'
    Talk about your undecided voters. The new Will Ferrell/Zach Galifianakis vehicle "The Campaign" can't make up its mind about dumb versus smart, crass versus crass with a conscience, or cheap caricature versus satire stoked by a sincere call to action....
  • A debate about debates

    A debate about debates
    Dictionary.com defines a "debate" as: "A formal contest in which the affirmative and negative sides of a proposition are advocated by opposing speakers." That is not what will take place during three exchanges between President Barack Obama and...