| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I'm not big into conspiracy theories. I never bought into the grassy knoll in Dallas or the anti-Obama birther movement. And it will take a lot of convincing for me to believe Oakland Raiders coach Bill Callahan took a dive in Super Bowl XXXVII to...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It is great that the General Assembly has devised a program to spend $1 billion to rebuild the Baltimore City schools as related in your editorial ("Building for the future," March 20). Fifteen percent of Americans are on food stamps, which costs about...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., in his unwavering right-wing view, bemoans various initiatives supported by President Barack Obama and Gov. Martin O'Malley as the consequences of the recent election. Yes, the election has consequences, and the list...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:45 AM
As an organization working to end childhood hunger in Maryland, Share Our Strength appreciates your editorial about the merits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ("Food stamp recipients are the new welfare queens," Dec. 4).
| May 19, 2011
| 3:58 AM
The boy approached the marble statue, gazing up — miles up, as he remembers it now — into the face of the benevolent figure it depicted.
It was May 8, 1996, and Grayson Gilbert, 6, had a lot on his mind.
A few months earlier, surgeons had...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Sorry, Virginia, there is no contractual sanity clause for those who serve in Congress.
Once again, the clock is ticking for Washington to fashion a compromise over legislation that would both stimulate the economy and provide tax relief to middle-class...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 5:00 AM
It was big news in Oregon last week when a local TV reporter discovered he could use a supplemental nutrition card to buy a Starbucks frappuccino. In Washington, Republicans suggested that banning millionaires from becoming eligible for food stamp...
| Dec 10, 2011
Maryland, like the rest of the country, is aging.
The state's 65-and-over population increased by more than 18 percent in the past 10 years to 707,642, according to the U.S. census. This group will only grow as baby boomers — those born between...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:00 AM
For the last 20 years, the charming Grover Norquist has been perhaps the most successful of American political entrepreneurs, having used a letterhead and small office to secure "no tax" pledges from a near-majority of Congress members and myriads of...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Regarding your editorial about Newt Gingrich's remarks on race, I am writing to thank you for confirming what I was thinking ("Newt the demagogue," Jan. 20). I knew I was not crazy.
It is amazing that in 2012 we are still having conversations about...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Rick Perry's withdrawal from the presidential race and his endorsement of Newt Gingrich give a boost to a campaign that has been gaining momentum in the days before the South Carolina primary. Much of the analysis of this latest turn of events focuses...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Aleene Johnson was among a steady stream of seniors, some holding canes and reusable canvass grocery bags, who boarded a shuttle bus to the Rotunda Giant on March 15.
Johnson, who lives in the Broadview Apartments on University Parkway, said she wasn't...