| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:27 AM
It's a measure of how bitter the partisan divide in Washington has become that yesterday House Republicans voted overwhelmingly to authorize Speaker John Boenher to bring a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for failing to enforce a provision of the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:49 AM
For those not attuned to such things, the right-wing media has spent much of the week jumping up and down about Attorney General Eric Holder's appearance on ABC-TV last Sunday morning. His offense? He dared suggest that there was a "racial component" from...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
So, Todd Akin is back and he's talking rape again.
You remember what happened last time. The would-be Missouri senator torpedoed his campaign two years ago after suggesting in a TV interview that if a woman is a victim of "legitimate rape," she is...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Howard County's newest district is also one of its more interesting state-level races.
District 9B, formerly located in Carroll County, was redrawn in 2012 and now almost exclusively represents Ellicott City voters. The district was carved mostly...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Can we please stop holding the country hostage to crazy people?
Every year a tiny number of mentally ill people go on horrific killing sprees. It just happened in California. I won't name the person because I think the media attention lavished on...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The conventional wisdom says everything on network TV is in decline.
Network news is a dinosaur crawling to the boneyard. The networks don’t have one drama that can start to compete with cable or Netflix. And I dare you to name six sitcoms that you...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I don't agree with what Karl Rove, a Republican strategist, said about Hillary Clinton ("Anatomy of a smear," May 15). But what the Democrats did to Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney was just as bad. (The suggestion that Mr. Romney single-handedly caused a...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:05 AM
What makes the tea party movement so effective at mobilizing voters and winning elections is the same thing that may limit its effectiveness in the future: its decentralized nature. The tea party movement is politics guerrilla-style.
The first thing a...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Why is Martin O'Malley running for the democratic presidential nomination when everyone on the planet knows it belongs to Hillary Clinton?
After all, he is not a man known for flights of fantasy. And, according to a Baltimore Sun poll, most...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
What I just love about Sarah Palin is that her new book about how Christmas is being ruined by atheists opens with a quote from humorist Dave Barry — who identifies as an atheist! ("Sarah Palin: the gift that keeps on giving," Nov. 13.)...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Susan Reimer's column regarding Sarah Palin does not speak well for the left ("Sarah Palin: the gift that keeps on giving," Nov. 13).
Right now, Democrats in red states are running for political cover after supporting Obamacare. They prove right...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Susan Reimer's recent column regarding Sarah Palin was spot on and laugh-out-loud hilarious ("Sarah Palin: the gift that keeps on giving," Nov.13). I did feel that she left out the true reason that this political and intellectual lightweight is still...