| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"You know, I actually believe my own bull----."
That's what President Barack Obama once told a reporter. If the man ever uttered a statement that spoke more to his approach to politics, I haven't heard it.
Whether it stems from a grandiose...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:42 AM
It's sometimes said that a lame-duck president is a weakened leader from the first day of his last term. The two-term limit of the 22nd Amendment, imposed by wrathful Republicans in 1951 in response to FDR's breach of the George Washington tradition, is...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:07 AM
There seems to be a consensus that school trailers are horrible, and there is a constant push to build bigger schools so we can get rid of the need for "portable classrooms."
At a recent community meeting, Harford school board member Bob Frisch said...
| Apr 25, 2013
"If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Paul Dickson, a Garrett Park resident, loves the origins of words and is a compiler of word books and dictionaries.
So imagine my delight and pleasure when my friend, Mary Garson, who is also fascinated with etymology, gave me a copy of Dickson's...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Somewhere on his path to Washington Gov. Martin O'Malley tired of the little people.
Nowhere was it more evident than last week when he berated Penn National Gaming CEO Peter Carlino for defending his business.
He took particular exception to Mr....
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:47 PM
It might have been back in February when he got under the skin of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on CBS' "Face the Nation."
Or maybe it was in May when he went toe to toe with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on NBC's "Meet the Press."
None of the...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:25 AM
President Barack Obama no longer needs Gov. Martin O'Malley as a top campaign surrogate, and the Democratic Governors Association is set to elect someone else as its chairman on Monday when the group meets in Los Angeles.
But neither development is...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:59 PM
NFL Team Report - Jacksonville Jaguars - INSIDE SLANT
Chad Henne has salvaged the Jaguars' season.
When the Jaguars were 0-8 at the bye after eight double-digit losses, they were not only being called the worst team this season, they were being...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:04 PM
WASHINGTON - Mitch McConnell isn't the only Republican Senate leader who must contend with a noteworthy primary challenge.
Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, the Republican whip, will face a conservative challenger in Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), who...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:52 PM
WASHINGTON — While President Obama and Congress keep talking about the plight and economic cost of Americans' declining incomes, a growing number of states and municipalities frustrated by federal inaction are moving to do something about it....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Maya Angelou will offer salutes to the late Nelson Mandela on CBS' "Face the Nation" and NBC's "Meet the Press" this weekend.
Angelou will share her Mandela memories with Harry Smith on "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2. The program...