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  • Oakland Mills principal inspires students by example

    Oakland Mills principal inspires students by example
    The class at Oakland Mills High School was English for Speakers of Other Languages, which meant the students were accustomed to hearty doses of vocabulary. Even so, they appeared taken aback when Principal Frank Eastham laced his motivational speech...
  • We're a nation of dependents, all right — dependent on rich corporations for jobs that pay a living wage

    We're a nation of dependents, all right — dependent on rich corporations for jobs that pay a living wage
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. writes about "How the welfare state has grown" (April 7). But if the programs of the New Deal and the Great Society have been less than successful, it should be noted that the lack of funding from "big government" has...
  • Ehrlich trades in mendacity

    Ehrlich trades in mendacity
    I may be influenced by a recent performance of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," but the first word that came to mind after reading Robert Ehrlich's recent column was "mendacity" ("Disability insurance entitlement explodes under Obama," March 3). His depiction...
  • On student loans, Hugo Chavez and Joe Flacco's taxes

    On student loans, Hugo Chavez and Joe Flacco's taxes
    Remember when President Barack Obama stuck a federal takeover of the student loan program into the "Affordable Care Act," AKA "Obamacare"? The dirty deed was accompanied by a promise that federal control would save taxpayer money and cut off all the...
  • Is disability the new welfare?

    Is disability the new welfare?
    The government in Britain recently did something interesting. It asked everyone receiving an "incapacity benefit" -- a disability program slowly being phased out under new reforms -- to submit to a medical test to confirm they were too disabled to work....
  • Bring on the midterms: GOP still has plenty of opportunity for gains

    Bring on the midterms: GOP still has plenty of opportunity for gains
    Last week's column chronicled a dire set of circumstances regarding our economy and culture at the onset of Obama II. This status quo is complicated by an aggressive liberal establishment attempting to take advantage of the president's post-election...
  • Study says wages for families in Carroll don't keep up with costs

    Costs for Carroll County families have risen more quickly than wages over the past decade, making self-sufficiency harder to achieve, according to a new study. A Carroll County family of one adult, a preschooler and a school-aged child needs $58,463 a...
  • Carroll County wages don't keep up with costs

    Costs for Carroll County families have risen more quickly than wages over the past decade, making self-sufficiency harder to achieve, according to a new study. A Carroll County family of one adult, a preschooler and a school-aged child needs $58,463 a...
  • AMR loses bid to terminate retiree benefits

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge largely declined on Friday to rule that former American Airlines parent company AMR Corp had a unilateral right to terminate benefits for nearly 47,000 retirees. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in New York...
  • Scottish 'aristocrats' say they're broke – for real this time

    Andrea and Colin Chisholm III, the pair accused of collecting welfare from two states while living like royals, have traded their luxurious lakefront homes for jail cells. After seven years of allegedly feigning poverty to benefits workers in Minnesota...
  • China shoe factory strike shows welfare Achilles' heel

    DONGGUAN, China (Reuters) - Zhou Hujun, one of thousands of shoe factory workers on strike in southern China, drove his motorbike to the local government's Social Security Department seeking answers. After a few minutes, he left clutching spreadsheets...
  • Brazil's Campos targets taxes, Petrobras to boost economy

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Eduardo Campos, the centrist former state governor running third in Brazil's presidential race, plans to lower the tax burden and set a formula to automatically raise fuel prices at state-run oil company Petrobras if he wins the...