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  • Forget 'hope' -- in 2012, Obama goes for cynicism

    Forget 'hope' -- in 2012, Obama goes for cynicism
    In 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama insisted that the coming presidential primary and general election campaigns "shouldn't be about making each other look bad, they should be about figuring out how we can all do some good for this precious country of ours....
  • Presidential campaign on cruise control

    Presidential campaign on cruise control
    In the wake of the furor over the Supreme Court's salvation of President Barack Obama's health care act, the presidential campaign seems now to have settled down to the old partisan argument: The Republicans like to call it class warfare, while the...
  • Wall Street antics endanger capitalism

    Wall Street antics endanger capitalism
    Wall Street is its own worst enemy. It should have welcomed new financial regulation as a means of restoring public trust. Instead, it's busily shredding new regulations and making the public more distrustful than ever. The Street's biggest lobbying...
  • Football organization celebrates 85th anniversary with Hall of Fame ceremony

    George Kendrick loves football and bleeds red and gold for the Arbutus Athletic Association, so when they celebrated the organization's 85th anniversary by inducting 26 new members into the Hall of Fame, the 90-year old couldn't have been more excited....
  • Head of the Class: area students honored

    Kelly Auxt, Angela Springer and Stephanie Yonowitz, of Owings Mills, graduated with a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction; Lisa Goldberg and Rebecca Harman, of Reisterstown, graduated with a master's degree in Counselor Education, and Michael...
  • Obama finds his populist voice

    Obama finds his populist voice
    Conservatives were quick to accuse President Barack Obama of embracing class warfare in his speech last week in Osawatomie, Kan. And liberal Democrats were thrilled to see a hint of the populist president they had hoped they were voting for in 2008. The...
  • School board picks qualities it wants in new superintendent

    A strong communicator. A people person. Someone who can inspire trust and self-confidence. Someone strongly committed to a "student-first" philosophy. Howard County needs all of those things in its next superintendent, the Board of Education determined...
  • Muslim terrorist jokes? Not funny.

    A few months ago, I was having lunch with a friend. When her dramatically inclined 6-year-old son wrapped a scarf around his head, she offhandedly commented, "Careful, or we'll have to put you through a metal detector." Weeks after that, I was lucky...
  • Former Islamic jihadist teaches Middle Eastern politics at Washington College

    Former Islamic jihadist teaches Middle Eastern politics at Washington College
    Shiraz Maher went to the mosque in search of answers. Why, he wanted to know, had 15 young men from Saudi Arabia, the country where he spent most of his childhood, just crashed jetliners into prominent U.S. buildings? The men who gave him clarity wore...
  • College news: Laurel students earn degrees, dean's list recognition

    The following Laurel residents were named to the dean's list at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg: senior Nancy Abu-Bonsrah; senior Ryan Brophy; freshman Claire McGrath; and junior Evan Oliver. The following students from Laurel were named to the...
  • UMBC president named among world's most influential leaders

    UMBC president named among world's most influential leaders
    Freeman A. Hrabowski III, the longtime president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County whose trailblazing work in educating minority students in the sciences has catapulted the university onto the national stage, has been recognized as one of the...
  • At BmoreFail, conference attendees celebrate — and conquer — failure

    Most business conferences celebrate success, with speakers who urge attendees to become the next rock stars in their profession. But in Baltimore on Friday, failure will get its due. At BmoreFail, local business leaders and entrepreneurs will expose...