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  • Egypt's hopeful road

    Egypt's hopeful road
    Last month, for the first time in their history, Egyptians voted for president in a largely free and fair election. For the second time in less than a year, a new, democratic regime is emerging from the outgrowth of the Arab awakening. In the final...
  • 250 gather at Naval Academy to remember first African-American graduate

    250 gather at Naval Academy to remember first African-American graduate
    When Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown was a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, he was ostracized, his classmates once trashing his room ahead of an inspection. But the Navy embraced him as a trailblazer in Wednesday funeral services, part of which were held...
  • Private sector fine? No, better

    Demonstrating once again that a sound bite is worth 10,000 words, President Barack Obama has been raked over the coals in recent days for what amounted to a six-word aside: "The private sector is doing fine." He said it a press conference last Friday in...
  • 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...
  • Politics: A never-ending game of 'hot potato'

    Politics: A never-ending game of 'hot potato'
    Warning: What you are about to read is a deeply cynical view of the 2012 election. If you're looking for puppies and rainbows, check back with me another time. Many conservatives feel like this is the most important election in our lifetimes because we...
  • Road to energy independence goes through ANWR, Keystone

    Sometimes, it is worth our time to step back, to take the long view about seemingly intractable issues affecting our country. My long view begins with the gas line days of 1973-74, when a recently minted owner of a 1966 Ford Falcon began the daily...
  • Family takes case of Md. man imprisoned in Cuba to public

    Family takes case of Md. man imprisoned in Cuba to public
    – Judy Gross stood outside Cuba's diplomatic mission to the United States, microphone in hand, and described her family's Thanksgiving. "There was once again an empty seat for Alan," she told sign-wielding supporters Monday in front of the Cuban...
  • Ryan budget is the only serious deficit reduction plan

    Your editorial on Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal demonstrates why it will be so difficult to restore fiscal discipline to the federal budget ("Ryan's song and dance," March 21). Unfortunately, you have picked the wrong culprit. While criticizing...
  • GOP presidential field outdoes itself again and again

    GOP presidential field outdoes itself again and again
    Well, it's about time. At last we have a candidate with the guts to close down our embassy in Iran were she elected president. Thank you, Michele Bachmann. Oh — and thank you Jimmy Carter as well, since he closed down the embassy there in 1980 in...
  • Bring back the 'public option'

    Bring back the 'public option'
    The way health care is administered in the United States is unsustainable and in need of fundamental reengineering — right? During the 2008 presidential race, the country appeared to be in agreement on this point. But that all changed somewhere,...
  • Ron Paul, aka the invisible candidate

    A moment ago, I Googled "Ron Paul ignored by media" and came up with 9,222 links. That's a lot of stories about someone being ignored. Here's what happened. In last weekend's Iowa Straw Poll of GOP presidential candidates, the Texas congressman had an...
  • State park near Camp David to close during G-8 Summit

    A state park will be closed to the public for three days next month while world leaders gather nearby at the Camp David presidential retreat for the G-8 Summit, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The move is highly unusual, and...