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  • Twitter is killing political journalism

    Twitter is killing political journalism
    Some 45 years and 12 presidential elections ago, a young campaign insider named Joe McGinnis wrote a tell-all book called "The Selling of the President 1968." It peeled away the most conniving calculations that helped put Richard Nixon in the Oval Office,...
  • The president's political apology

    The president's political apology
    President Obama's sort-of apology for saying, "If you like your heath care plan, you can keep it," is in keeping with the tradition of Oval Office occupants trying to cover their posteriors when they are suddenly exposed. It brings to mind the...
  • On dumping vice presidents

    On dumping vice presidents
    A new post-mortem account of the 2012 presidential campaign holds that President Obama's strategists toyed with, but rejected, the notion of dropping Vice President Joe Biden from the Democratic ticket and replacing him with then Secretary of State...
  • Obama's health care lies are shameful

     Obama's health care lies are shameful
    The Sun's editorial, "The canceled policies" (Oct. 31), completely ignores the real reason for the Republicans' "outrage, indignation and venom." It is not about the Affordable Care Act's written policy as the editorial opines, it is about President...
  • Obamacare is the gift that keeps on giving for Republicans

    Obamacare is the gift that keeps on giving for Republicans
    Just as the Nixon White House tapes have been for years "the gift that keeps on giving" for the Democrats, Obamacare seems destined to be a recurring basis for political mischief by the Republicans. While the GOP seriously damaged its brand with its...
  • Gansler hands his opponents a sword

    Gansler hands his opponents a sword
    "I gave 'em a sword and they stuck it in and they twisted it with relish, and I guess if I had been in their position, I would have done the same thing." This great quote from the interviews that Richard Nixon gave to David Frost in 1977 summarizes...
  • No August vacation for events of historical significance [Eagle Archives]

    Historically, the month of August in Maryland is known for its hot and humid lazy southern days, and a slower schedule. It's the time often referred to as the "dog days" of summer. Although many say it is a quiet time of the year usually reserved for...
  • Conservatives chafe as Van Hollen embraces new territory in Carroll

    Conservatives chafe as Van Hollen embraces new territory in Carroll
    Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County. And he finds it...
  • It's time to end the war on drugs [Commentary]

    It's time to end the war on drugs [Commentary]
    America faces a plethora of social problems in its inner cities: Crime and gang violence. A growing disrespect for the law. A prison system bursting at the seams. Children growing up without their fathers. An entire class of unemployable able-bodied men....
  • Running it back: Rough transition into life without Ray Lewis, Ravens miss Dennis Pitta and more

    Running it back: Rough transition into life without Ray Lewis, Ravens miss Dennis Pitta and more
    After Ray Lewis retired as a Super Bowl champion and Ed Reed bought two tickets to Houston, the Ravens took full advantage of the opportunity to rebuild a defense that had uncharacteristically crumbled at times. To casual observers, losing the two...
  • Security vs. privacy

    Security vs. privacy
    The latest open debate over security and privacy is a welcome pivot from the irksome father-knows-best attitude that has prevailed too long regarding the government's contention of superior judgment in the realm of national security. As with most...
  • Quashing race-based college admissions will not serve justice

    Quashing race-based college admissions will not serve justice
    It may be time to say farewell to affirmative action in higher education admissions and to the aspirations that went with it. The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case challenging the sliver of...