| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Are you better off than you were four years ago?
That question, first raised by Ronald Reagan in a landmark 1980 debate with Jimmy Carter, is getting a second tour of duty these days courtesy of Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans. That's not...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Its candidate having blundered into unfamiliar foreign-policy territory by accusing President Barack Obama of apologizing in the current Mideast crisis, the Romney campaign has now bizarrely compounded the political misstep by throwing more fuel on the...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:54 PM
The last time a U.S. ambassador was murdered was 1979 when do nothing Jimmy Carter was president.
Now he has been trumped by the great apologist Obama causing another ambassador to be killed. Even worse Obama and his administration apologized...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Monsignor Damien George Nalepa, the pastor of a West Baltimore Roman Catholic parish who led campaigns to take guns out of his neighborhood, died of an apparent heart attack Saturday. He was 70.
Sean Caine, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Baltimore,...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Since exiting the White House in January 2009, George W. Bush has effectively managed to keep himself out of the spotlight. While a handful of news stories have captured Mr. Bush's promotion of his cancer initiative in Africa and furnished updates on...
| May 4, 2012
The silence of the other shoe dropping pretty much describes the clamor that greeted the departure of Newt Gingrichfrom his overblown, self-centered fight for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
The man who vowed he would go all the way to the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:04 AM
The questions routinely asked of our presidential candidates are insufficient for assessing their potential ability to lead the nation. The following questions are based on my studies of the leadership style of recent presidents. The candidates' responses...
| Apr 27, 2012
As Mitt Romneycontinued to build his delegate count for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night with five more primary victories, his new campaign slogan proclaimed: "A better America begins tonight."
The message seemed to announce that...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:25 PM
We are a nation that loves anniversaries — of births, weddings, deaths and everything else under the sun. We're now celebrating the first anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden and arguing whether President Barack Obama, who gave the order,...
| Jan 21, 2009
After the daylong inaugural celebration on the Mall, last night was the time for thousands to party at the balls.
Festivities began across Washington at 8 p.m. as people checked their overcoats, hats and gloves to reveal, in many cases, tuxedos and...
| Nov 5, 2008
America turned a page yesterday.
Barack Obama broke through the racial barrier to the Oval Office, becoming the first African-American to gain the presidency. And his electoral landslide delivered a powerful message about a new generation of American...
| Apr 8, 2008
The Chesapeake Bay turned to ice in the winter of 1977, bringing life for most Marylanders to a freezing halt.
Temperatures plunged all across the eastern United States that winter. Forty-nine cities recorded new lows. Baltimore was one of them.