| May 3, 2014
Del. Don Dwyer is spending his final day in jail Sunday, completing a 60-day sentence for his 2013 drunken-driving and drunken-boating convictions.
But while that debt to society will be paid, the Anne Arundel Republican acknowledges there's a political...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I really can't tell you why in the last 12 months, I became venomous about Maryland politicians. I've voted for each one of the incumbents on my ballot, and I would like to rescind my vote but I don't know why. Maybe it is because I decided to never...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:56 PM
With the filing deadline for the 2014 elections passing Tuesday night at 9 p.m., the fields are set for Republican and Democratic primary elections for local offices, including the competitive race to become Anne Arundel County executive.
At the top...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:26 AM
It's always interesting to watch the filings pour in as we approach the filing deadline to run for office. The filing period in Maryland closed on Tuesday night at 9 PM, and there are a lot of interesting things that I see that will make for an intriguing...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Equality Maryland has endorsed Sen. Brian Frosh, a Montgomery County Democrat, for attorney general, calling him a "firm ally" of the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
"He has the maturity, experience and commitment to be an...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Obamacare could never have been a success without national and mandatory medical insurance. Take that away and the concept begins to crumble even without the opposition of Republican ideologues. All classes of our society appear delighted to take from the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:53 AM
America faces a plethora of social problems in its inner cities: Crime and gang violence. A growing disrespect for the law. A prison system bursting at the seams. Children growing up without their fathers. An entire class of unemployable able-bodied men....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Since Del. Heather Mizeur, a candidate for governor, announced a plan to legalize marijuana in Maryland, there has been a great deal of discussion of the issue. The Baltimore Sun called for a more measured approach that avoided the risk of "rushing to...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:36 PM
These groups meet regularly.
The Bet Aviv Camera Club — A presentation on cell phone photography, by professional photographer and instructor Tony Sweet. (http://tonysweet.com) The presentation will be at The Meeting House, 5885 Robert...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I read with delight and surprise the article describing the increased interest in libertarianism ("GOP rocked as Libertarians roll," Aug. 4).
It's refreshing when The Sun shines a favorable light on any political party other than its beloved Democrats....
| Jul 4, 2013
| 3:37 AM
The Army's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground has placed an engineer on administrative leave after a civil rights organization accused him of having ties to white supremacy groups.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, a...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Every year, Muslims from around the world fast for 30 days from sunrise to sunset, abstaining from food, drink and other temptations of the flesh during Ramadan, a month in the Islamic lunar calendar.
This year is no different, with the month expected...