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  • Del. Dwyer charged with driving under the influence

    Del. Dwyer charged with driving under the influence
    State lawmakers on both sides of the aisle called for Del. Don Dwyer Jr. to reassess his personal and political lives after the three-term Republican was charged with drunken driving Tuesday — months after pleading guilty to operating a boat while...
  • The cynical politics of guns

    The cynical politics of guns
    The days after the mass shooting in Washington last month, and again after shots were fired outside the Capitol last week, I encountered snarled traffic and a prominently placed police car while dropping my kids off at school. A good quarter of those...
  • We have the government we asked for

    We have the government we asked for
    The Obamacare/government funding debacle has again focused the country's attention on the considerable differences between the Obama Democrats and Boehner Republicans. But one of the primary misunderstandings regarding this latest titanic struggle...
  • Trusting Big Brother in the prolonged war on terror

    Every time I drive between Baltimore and Washington and come upon those big, spooky National Security Agency buildings in Fort Meade, I have cinematic thoughts about what goes on inside. I imagine the best and brightest of surveillance nerds spying on...
  • Officials fear court ruling voids crime-fighting tool

    Officials fear court ruling voids crime-fighting tool
    Authorities are warning that a ruling by Maryland's highest court could take away a powerful weapon in the fight against crime: the state's mandatory five-year, no-parole sentence for gun possession by certain convicted felons. The Court of Appeals...
  • Gansler not believable on taxes

     Gansler not believable on taxes
    I love it when politicians who have been in power for some time all of a sudden have a change of heart. Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler now says that he is a different Democrat from all of the others and that it is time to cut taxes ("Candidates...
  • Maryland court goes soft on criminals

    Maryland court goes soft on criminals
    Where do I begin? The Maryland Court of Appeals has ruled that the state's mandatory five-year, no parole sentence for gun possession by certain convicted felons cannot stand ("Court voids gun penalty," July 12). As the article noted, "The Court of...
  • Filibuster rules at heart of gun bill 'defeat'

    Filibuster rules at heart of gun bill 'defeat'
    Do the people of the United States know that the U.S. Senate voted favorably on several amendments to the gun control bill? A majority of senators approved amendments requiring background checks for online and gun show purchases, providing special...
  • Goucher president helped foster understanding of issues [Letter]

    The July 3 story in the Towson Times about Sandy Unger's intention to resign as president of Goucher College at the end of the 2013-14 academic year reminded me of another of Mr. Unger's considerable accomplishments. Besides elevating Goucher's position...
  • Frosh announces campaign for attorney general

    State Sen. Brian E. Frosh, a veteran liberal Democrat from Montgomery County, announced his candidacy for attorney general today, saying he wants to be "the people's lawyer. “In a world where powerful special interests seem to get all the breaks,...
  • The people will not abide long our arrogant lawmakers

    Politicians of both parties are part of the problem with the political system in the U.S. They are incompetent political hacks who vote for their own agenda, not for the good of the community or the people they represent ("A pox on both their houses,"...
  • Dwyer must resign, seek help

    Dwyer must resign, seek help
    Part of alcoholism is denying that you have a problem. And many people can't shake their alcohol dependency without help from others. These are not idle speculations but well-developed medical facts drawn from centuries of human experience. And both...