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  • Dalai Lama packs UM Comcast Center for address on compassion

    Dalai Lama packs UM Comcast Center for address on compassion
    He pulled on a Terps visor, to the crowd's delight. He rubbed noses with Gov. Martin O'Malley. And the Dalai Lama was met Tuesday with rounds of applause from a crowd of 15,000 at the University of Maryland, College Park's Comcast Center. "Sit down,"...
  • A new day for U.S. manufacturing

    A new day for U.S. manufacturing
    Remember the 1980s? It was to be the decade of Japanese dominance. A post-Jimmy Carter America would be unable to compete with the efficient Japanese jobs machine. Aging technology, lazy management and high-cost labor would ensure America's rapid demise...
  • Romney has the momentum, now he must close the deal

    Romney has the momentum, now he must close the deal
    After watching the third presidential debate, are you clear on America's foreign policy? I thought not. That's because there appears to be no singular foreign policy, rather a series of foreign policies, which must be tailored to fit each nation. I...
  • The virtues of a president with humble origins

    The virtues of a president with humble origins
    Since World War II, Americans have tended to elect middle class presidents. With the exception of the two Bushes — the first of whom lost his second election, the second of whom "lost" his first — both parties succeeded by nominating...
  • The lady was a champ

    The lady was a champ
    MANCHESTER, England -- There is a story about Margaret Thatcher that is probably apocryphal but speaks volumes about the strength of Britain's first female prime minister, who died Monday at age 87. Following her election in 1979, the story goes that...
  • Alan Gross, in Cuban prison, asks to see his ailing mother

    Alan Gross, in Cuban prison, asks to see his ailing mother
    Alan Gross, the Maryland man who is serving 15 years in a Cuban prison after taking communications equipment into the communist nation, is asking authorities there to let him return to the United States to visit his ailing mother before she dies. Gross,...
  • Commentary: In a small town's square, peaceful democracy in action

    Over the weekend, thanks to an annual camping trip I take with my son, Nick, to a location near Camp David, I had a front row seat to a display of democracy in action. There's a good chance you heard about the event in question: The G8 gathering of world...
  • Yes, debates matter

    Yes, debates matter
    The first debate between President Barack Obama and former governor Mitt Romney is over, and there was a clear winner: Mitt Romney. Even President Obama's own team realized the obvious by suggesting veteran moderator Jim Lehrer did a poor job. (News flash...
  • From Cuban cell, Gross thanks Jewish community for support

    From Cuban cell, Gross thanks Jewish community for support
    Alan Gross, the Potomac man serving 15 years in Cuba after carrying communications equipment into the communist island nation, continues to communicate with supporters from the military hospital where he is held. The Jewish Community Relations Council of...
  • Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, broke color barrier at Naval Academy

    Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, broke color barrier at Naval Academy
    Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, who broke the color barrier at the Naval Academy and was its first African-American graduate in 1949, died Tuesday of cancer at Springhouse of Silver Spring Assisted Living. He was 85. "It's important for America to...
  • The media's religion deficit

    The media's religion deficit
    Evidence of big media's bias against religion that doesn't advance the secular and liberal agenda of the Democratic Party is beyond dispute. Any faith attached to a conservative agenda is to be ridiculed, stereotyped and misrepresented. Islam is a notable...
  • Fundraiser in chief

    Fundraiser in chief
    As President Barack Obama recently headlined the last of a record-breaking number of fundraisers for his reelection bid, it is important to understand that the extraordinary rise in presidential fundraising efforts in recent decades is an unintended...