| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:30 PM
One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention
Ask Brenda Butscher to compare this year's Republican convention to the first one she attended, in 1972, and her answer is unexpected.
"One thing is I haven't met...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:20 AM
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If so, I have one for you. It came to mind last week when I heard of the death of Neil Armstrong, famed for being the first to set foot upon the Moon. His boyish face appeared on many photos through the years,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:19 AM
When the Chesapeake Bay restoration program began in earnest in 1983, with the signing of the first Chesapeake Bay Agreement, it was hailed as the beginning of a new era of interjurisdictional partnering to save a national treasure. And so it was.
| Sep 3, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The GOP is constantly puffing up their vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan, as the most honest politician to come along since President Abraham "Honest Abe" Lincoln, claiming that he's not afraid to tell people the hard truth no matter what the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:29 AM
During the Republican National Convention in Tampa, a website called Gateway Pundit posted photographs of letters of condolence sent by President Barack Obama to the families of Navy SEALs killed in a horrendous combat crash last year as proof that an...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
One hundred and ninety six people were murdered in Baltimore last year. Recent figures show our violent crime rate is more than two and a half times the national average. Many of these crimes spawned from the illegal nature of the drug trade, and the vast...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In President Barack Obama's much-anticipated acceptance speech in Charlotte, he sounded at times to be relying on the reverse of the old breakup line: "It's not you, it's me." He told the American public that it is "you," and not he as president, who must...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:21 AM
"You will be our president when you read this note," George Herbert Walker Bush wrote to Bill Clinton, the man who defeated him in the 1992 campaign, denying Mr. Bush the provisional vindication that reelection provides until history has its chance to...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:00 AM
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."...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
At the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters, an act that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, the chief lesson seems hopelessly lost.
The lesson was this: Of all the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Those who remember the long national nightmare of Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal and doubt that it could happen today need only to keep an eye on current events ("House panel sets contempt vote for Holder," June 12). Any potentially high-level security...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Every once in a while, Richard Kluckhuhn, president of Laurel Fuel Oil and Heating Co., will open an old shelved box to find a specific copper fitting for a plumbing job. Instead, he will find dried mud and silt from 1972 — when Tropical Storm Agnes...