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  • No, Sen. Schumer, compromise is not a dirty word

    No, Sen. Schumer, compromise is not a dirty word
    As this page has devoted much ink to criticizing Republicans in Congress for hardening their positions on matters of federal tax and budget policy to the point where compromise is impossible, it is beyond disappointing to see a leading Senate Democrat...
  • Delaney, Bartlett spar on economy, immigration

    Delaney, Bartlett spar on economy, immigration
    Incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett and Democratic challenger John Delaney pitched vastly different approaches to deal with unemployment, federal deficits and immigration, while both hewed closely to their party's talking points Wednesday during the first...
  • Romney a scary alternative

    Yes, letter writer Michael Stevens ("Romney can create jobs," Oct. 17), Mitt Romney has shown that he can create jobs — in China. He has shown repeatedly that he has no concern at all for the American worker, throwing them out of work and sending...
  • Defense of IRS doesn't add up

    Defense of IRS doesn't add up
    Letter writer and former Internal Revenue Service employee Paul Streckfus has an insider's perspective and abundant knowledge ("Ehrlich wrong about IRS," June 23). He should have told The Sun's readers much more. Mr. Streckfus reveals he is able to...
  • Will Obama's brain initiative unlock the mysteries of the Republican mind?

    Will Obama's brain initiative unlock the mysteries of the Republican mind?
    President Barack Obama wants to invest an initial $110 billion in a study of the human brain that could have benefits as great as those achieved by the Human Genome Project. Maybe the first study should be done on the one-track minds of tea party...
  • Elect more grown-ups to Congress

    Letter writers like Michael Stevens who maintain that "President Barack Obama has had four years to dig us out of the economic slump and has not done so" ignore the fact that tea party members of the Republican-controlled House have stymied his every...
  • Audacity of hope, or arrogance of power?

    Webster's defines arrogance as the "offensive exhibition of assumed or real superiority," an "overbearing pride," an "imperious" nature. One only has to look to our government to find the embodiment of arrogance — in our elected officials, our...
  • NSA claims deserve scrutiny

    NSA claims deserve scrutiny
    The NSA's claim about how surveillance programs have thwarted terrorists ("Programs disrupted 50 plots, NSA says," June 19) warrants further scrutiny as does the claim by Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger that the leaker did "tremendous damage." On the matter of...
  • 'The elephant in the GOP room that nobody wants to discuss' [Letter]

    The following letter was sent to Collins Bailey, vice chairman of the Maryland Republican Party; Carol Kiple, president of Harford County Republican Women; delegates Kathy Szeliga, Susan McComas, and Glen Glass; and Patrick McGrady, of the Harford...
  • What does it take to get GOP Senators to support immigration reform? $30 billion in wasteful spending

    What does it take to get GOP Senators to support immigration reform? $30 billion in wasteful spending
    So that's how you get reluctant Republican senators on board with immigration reform. You do it the old-fashioned way: You pay for it. By committing a stunning $30 billion to secure the nation's Southern border, hiring thousands of federal agents,...
  • Ehrlich's IRS column is even worse than usual

    Ehrlich's IRS column is even worse than usual
    While I enjoy the rants of former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. in his weekly column, at some point I must say, "Enough is enough, Bob." As a former IRS employee and now a tax journalist, I have been following the IRS "scandal" closely and must dispute...
  • Bartlett, Delaney face off on state ballot questions

    Bartlett, Delaney face off on state ballot questions
    Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, who is fighting for political survival in the competitive 6th Congressional District, said during a televised debate Tuesday that he is conflicted about an upcoming ballot question that would let some illegal immigrants pay in-...