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  • The Obama doctrine: Passivity where American leadership is needed

    The Obama doctrine: Passivity where American leadership is needed
    A new issue has popped up in the Presidential race. Surprisingly, it has nothing to do with the state of the U.S. economy. It is about a new world order that has removed familiar (and in some cases pro-American) leaders from strategically important Arab...
  • Harford County's Muslims break bread with neighbors of other faiths in Ramadan 'iftar'

    Harford County's Muslims break bread with neighbors of other faiths in Ramadan 'iftar'
    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...
  • Supreme Court to consider prayer at government meetings

    Supreme Court to consider prayer at government meetings
    Whether the Carroll County commissioners meet to discuss zoning, the budget or other local issues, they start the same way — with prayer. Commissioners take turns offering the prayer, often invoking God or Jesus. All five commissioners stand, as...
  • Conversion campaign raises complaints among Jews

    Conversion campaign raises complaints among Jews
    A white van marked in burgundy with the name of a Glen Burnie Baptist church has been making the rounds in some area neighborhoods this summer with a controversial mission: seeking Jewish souls to save from the fires of eternal damnation. Many local...
  • Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell

    Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell
    Mr. President, you and I having a similar challenge: selling a military strike against Syria as a "moral imperative." But we have different audiences. Your constituents come from all parts of the country; mine from different parts of the world. Yours...
  • Remove the tyrants, wherever they may be [Letter]

    Editor: While our politicians both Democratic and Republican decry the removal of Mohamad Morsi from office by the Egyptian military, the point is lost that when an elected leader becomes a power grabbing tyrant he must be removed. The Muslim...
  • Obama's bungled Middle East policy

    Obama's bungled Middle East policy
    It can now be said that President Barack Obama was instrumental and outspoken in causing the ouster of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak, even though Egypt had been a friend of the United States and had kept general peace in the Middle East for some 30...
  • Groundhog Day in Syria

    Groundhog Day in Syria
    In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Woodmont zoning request worries nearby residents

    Woodmont zoning request worries nearby residents
    Nearby residents of the former Woodmont Academy believe a zoning change request could lead to greater development on the Cooksville property. The Woodmont Educational Foundation, Inc. is in the process of selling the 66-acre property to Dar-us-Salaam, a...
  • The terrorist mentality is rooted in hatred, not despair

    The terrorist mentality is rooted in hatred, not despair
    Reporter Mary Carole McCauley quotes writer Adam Lankford as saying terrorist attacks are motivated not by politics or religion but by despair ("Inside the mind of a suicide bomber," Feb. 10). I am sick and tired of hearing this misleading despair...
  • Rezoning request for Woodmont Academy withdrawn

    Rezoning request for Woodmont Academy withdrawn
    A comprehensive zoning request that has drawn the ire of neighbors living near the former home of Woodmont Academy in Cooksville has been withdrawn. Attorney Sang Oh, representing the owners of the 66-acre Woodmont Academy property, said the zoning...