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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan

    Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan
    With Mitt Romney now confident enough of the Republican nomination that he can turn his focus against President Barack Obama, the guessing game on selection of a running mate is already in full swing. It's a matter that warrants more serious consideration...
  • Did waterboarding lead to bin Laden? We don't know and it doesn't matter

    The successful raid on Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan has reinvigorated debate over the role that "enhanced interrogation techniques" have played in fighting al-Qaida. No one is switching sides, which has turned the argument into a theological...
  • Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2

    Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2
    There is one necessary condition for the selection of a vice president, and that is whether the individual has the experience and capacity to become president of the United States on Day One. Nine vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency upon...
  • What kind of experience should a VP have?

    Commentator David Wise's approach to rating qualifications for the vice president and president does not pass the smell test ("What's needed in a No. 2," July 16). Everyone knows that governors have more executive experience than U.S. senators, yet Mr....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wanted: The second best man or woman for the job

    Wanted: The second best man or woman for the job
    With his nomination as the Republican candidate for president all but wrapped up, Mitt Romney now faces the challenging task of selecting a running mate. What was once a fairly ho-hum matter (the running gag in the 1931 Gershwin musical lampooning...
  • Bush exits Washington with grace, controversy

    The choreography was smooth, the smiles were gracious, but all the same, President George W. Bush's exit from Washington was less than painless. To be sure, the now-former president fulfilled his role flawlessly. He extended his hand again and again to...
  • Project Runway: The nuts and bolts of fashion

     
    Hey kids! Welcome back to the least consistent Project Runway blog on the internet! One week we're here, and the next week, we're auf weidersehen. (What the hell?) I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, and although my apologies were wearing thin, I......