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  • Fix fiscal cliff by repairing GOP

    Your recent editorial ("Obama's mandate," Nov. 7) where you recommend that President Barack Obama "needs to act immediately to persuade Congress to extend the deadline for sequestration another six months" is almost laughable if it wasn't so sad. Lest...
  • Conservatives haven't given up

    Conservatives haven't given up
    The conservative Gotterdammerung is finally here. "Like dazed survivors in a ravaged city, America's conservatives are wailing and beating their collective breasts," opines the Economist's "Lexington" columnist. "A leading conservative thinker," asked...
  • Romney's biggest problem is his own party

    Romney's biggest problem is his own party
    There are two major theories about why Mitt Romney is dropping in the polls. One is that Romney is a lousy candidate, unable to connect with people or make his case. The other is that Americans are finally beginning to see how radical the GOPhas become...
  • Is disability the new welfare?

    Is disability the new welfare?
    The government in Britain recently did something interesting. It asked everyone receiving an "incapacity benefit" -- a disability program slowly being phased out under new reforms -- to submit to a medical test to confirm they were too disabled to work....
  • Hospitals concerned about state rate-setting proposal

    Hospitals concerned about state rate-setting proposal
    A state plan to tie medical spending to the growth of the economy is making hospital executives uneasy. Executives support the spirit of the plan proposed by the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which seeks to reduce health spending by...
  • We the few, the brave

    The estimable Jonathon Owen has published an article on towards and toward at Visual Thesaurus, presenting an interesting and plausible theory that the prevalence of the latter form in American published writing can be attributed to the efforts of copy...
  • Abortion and gay marriage: Not all social issues are the same

    Abortion and gay marriage: Not all social issues are the same
    Just because things can be put on the same list doesn't mean they are necessarily similar. My attic contains within it thousands of comic books, an inflatable bed, some jigsaw puzzles, some family pictures and a "Frampton Comes Alive!" album. These things...
  • Sun publishes absurd views on labor issues

    Sun publishes absurd views on labor issues
    As a businessman I read The Sun to be informed and educated, not for snide and misinformed comments such as those in commentator Matt Patterson's piece on the nomination of Thomas Perez as labor secretary ("Why do we need a labor department?" March 22)....
  • Tax-free reading

    Tax-free reading
    Here's a quiz for all current and future college students and their families: Which of the following has risen in price the most sharply over the last several decades — tuition, health care, the consumer price index or textbooks? For the correct...
  • Obama builds a bridge to the 20th century

    Obama builds a bridge to the 20th century
    A few years ago, it was fashionable for Democratsto describe themselves as "members of the reality-based community." These days, it seems the foreclosure crisis has hit them so hard they've been forced to move to another neighborhood. Metaphorically,...
  • Obama has the wrong ideas; Romney seems to have no ideas

    Obama has the wrong ideas; Romney seems to have no ideas
    Going by the conventional rules of American politics, the Democratic Convention this week was an unmitigated disaster. And, going by the same rules, GOP convention was a disaster, too. So, either the rules of American politics have fundamentally changed,...
  • Next Baltimore Tech Parents Meetup: Aug 14th -- Featuring an evening of online ed talk!

    Next Baltimore Tech Parents Meetup: Aug 14th --  Featuring an evening of online ed talk!
    We are excited to announce the next Happy Hour meetup of the Baltimore Tech Parents group -- and it will feature two tech entrepreneurs talking about the disruptive online learning space. The event is Tuesday, Aug. 14th, from 6 pm to 8 pm, at the Heavy...