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  • Scoring on the presidential fib-a-meter

    Infamous presidential quotes through history: 1. "The American people have got a right to know that their president is not a crook." Richard Nixon. 2. "There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe." Gerald Ford. 3. "Read my lips: No new taxes."...
  • Out of history: Md. pages lament program's end

    Donald F. Munson grew up around politics, but it wasn't until he became a congressional page in the early 1950s that he decided to make a career of it. The Washington County Republican, who served 36 years in the Maryland General Assembly, met Gerald R....
  • Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney

    Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney
    Llewellyn Washington Woolford Sr., a retired Social Security Administration attorney who was a past Howard County Human Relations Commission chairman, died of stroke complications Feb. 22 at his Columbia home. He was 81. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • How long 'til liberals start pining for the good old days of George W. Bush?

    How long 'til liberals start pining for the good old days of George W. Bush?
    My daughter learned a neat rhetorical trick to avoid eating things she doesn't like. "Daddy, I actually really like spinach, it's just that this spinach tastes different." Democrats and the journalists who love them play a similar game with Republicans...
  • Leopold hopes his record can help him overcome scandal

    Leopold hopes his record can help him overcome scandal
    Sitting at a table in a school cafeteria in Severna Park, Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold didn't look like a politician under siege as he spoke to residents for hours on a recent evening. Leopold nodded agreeably when a pair of longtime...
  • The one headache Obama doesn't have

    The one headache Obama doesn't have
    Considering all the political woes that have besieged Barack Obama in the third year of his presidency — including the disappointment in him many liberal Democrats have loudly expressed — you might expect he'd have a challenge by now for the...
  • James Monroe Cannon III

    James Monroe Cannon III
    James Monroe Cannon III, former reporter and foreign correspondent for The Sun who later became a top Newsweek correspondent and an aide to New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller and President Gerald R. Ford, died Sept. 15 from complications of a stroke at...
  • Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison

    Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison
    Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...
  • Mitt the inevitable

    Mitt the inevitable
    One can hardly blame Mitt Romney and his supporters for suggesting that it's time for his GOP opponents to step aside. Although his victories on Super Tuesday were not as decisive as he might have liked, with about half the delegates committed so far...
  • Give pols a pass for verbal miscues

    Give pols a pass for verbal miscues
    My elementary school principal was fond of reminding his students that the last perfect person walked this Earth 2,000 years ago. (Note to the litigious types over at the ACLU: It was permissible to provide such insight in light of the school's...
  • One troop yields six new Eagle Scouts, all friends, all seniors at Hereford High

    One troop yields six new Eagle Scouts, all friends, all seniors at Hereford High
    Six seniors at Hereford High School have something in common with former president Gerald Ford, director Steven Spielberg, astronaut Neil Armstrong and Walmart founder Sam Walton. They all are Eagle Scouts. On Jan. 7, Boy Scout Troop 1908 held an...
  • Albert A. Mrozek, federal worker

    Albert A. Mrozek, federal worker
    Albert A. Mrozek, a retired federal worker who bred racing pigeons, died Jan. 12 of complications from diabetes at the Genesis Severna Park Center nursing home. The longtime Brooklyn Park resident was 81. Albert Anthony Mrozek, the son of a tugboat...