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  • An election with a message

    An election with a message
    While is it generally unwise to read too much into local elections from a handful of states, Tuesday's results produced a message writ too large to ignore. If Republicans want to win over swing voters, they'll need to produce candidates more like New...
  • Critics say state police have risked gun buyers' privacy

    Critics say state police have risked gun buyers' privacy
    Maryland State Police used an unencrypted website last week to transfer personal information about firearm purchasers into an online system used for background checks, a practice that gun rights advocates say compromised their privacy and security....
  • Fighting words from Vladimir Putin

    While the slaughter goes on in the Syrian civil war, a remarkable war of words has broken out over the threatened use of American force there, led by of all people Russian President Vladimir Putin. Moscow's strongman of the post-Cold War era, or at least...
  • Columbia Mall shooting: Dubious claims from the anti-gun lobby

    Columbia Mall shooting: Dubious claims from the anti-gun lobby
    Vinny DeMarco, a progressive lobbyist for sin taxes and gun control issued this disingenuous and misleading statement on the tragic shooting at the Mall in Columbia this past weekend.  Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence joins all Marylanders and...
  • Mall shooting shows cost of America's obsession with guns [Letter]

    Mall shooting shows cost of America's obsession with guns [Letter]
    Our nation is carving its niche history with its firearms, and as citizens our lives are evolving into a state of constant vigilance ("No answers in Columbia mall shooting motive," Jan. 26). We can no longer go to the movies, the mall or to the fast-...
  • Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy [Letter]

    Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy [Letter]
    So, Dan Rodricks actually thinks it's unbelievable that there are people who feel that "you don't expect that kind of thing to happen to you," as he was reportedly told by an 18-year-old worker in the aftermath of the shootings at the Mall in Columbia ("...
  • Beretta chooses Tennessee for new plant

    Beretta chooses Tennessee for new plant
    Gun manufacturer Beretta USA announced Wednesday it would build its newest plant not in Maryland, but in Tennessee. Last year, the centuries-old Italian gun-maker threatened to abandon plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Prince George's County when...
  • Comparisons between Obamacare and Britain's National Health Service are misguided [Letter]

    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s suggestion that "the transformative promises of the British Labor Party in 1945 are remarkably similar to progressives' promises of today" is a stretch way too far from reality, even when wrapped up in Winston Churchill's...
  • 'Shop Small' gives merchants a big boost

    'Shop Small' gives merchants a big boost
    Even hard-core shoppers might not know the Saturday after Thanksgiving has an official retail-related name. But scores of independent merchants in the Baltimore area did their part Saturday to get the "Shop Small" message out for the fourth annual Small...
  • Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defends Obamacare on 'Meet the Press'

    Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defends Obamacare on 'Meet the Press'
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defended President Obama's health care program Sunday as a panelist on NBC's "Meet the Press." The panel included NBC journalists Andrea Mitchell and Chuck Todd and New York Times Columnist David Brooks. Todd...
  • Baltimore politicians get raises while disabled cops, firefighters do without [Letter]

    Baltimore politicians get raises while disabled cops, firefighters do without [Letter]
    While other Baltimore City retirees and politicians continue to receive cost of living raises, Baltimore's police officers and firefighters have had their pensions frozen for almost seven years ("Baltimore's top elected officials set to receive...
  • With new leadership positions, Ball and Watson come full circle

    With new leadership positions, Ball and Watson come full circle
    As the Howard County Council looks ahead to 2014, the last year its current members will serve together as they have since 2006, the body's two top leadership roles are coming full circle. On Dec. 2, the Council voted to elect Calvin Ball, of District...