| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:54 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:45 AM
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....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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-...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:15 AM
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 ("...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:57 AM
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...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:44 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:05 AM
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...