| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
The second Republican to file in Howard and Baltimore counties' District 12 says he's the candidate for voters interested in small government and individual freedoms.
"People should be able to do what they want, as long as they're not hurting anyone...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:46 PM
President Barack Obama renewed his call to Congress last week for passage of comprehensive immigration reform legislation that would "grow the economy and shrink our deficits" as well as strengthen border security, modernize the visa system and offer a...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The headline over The Sun's recent editorial regarding immigration asks, "Can GOP compromise on immigration?" (Oct. 29) Why should they?
In 1986, President Ronald Reagan believed the Democratic Congress when they promised that if he signed the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:15 AM
President Barack Obama campaigned in Virginia on behalf of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAulife claiming that if the Republicans putting as much energy into bolstering Obamacare that they were putting into delaying it, the program would be up...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Commentator Cynthia Rosenberg ("We will always be a nation of immigrants Nov. 1) is almost right. The correct pronouncement is that we are and will always be a nation of legal immigrants.
As Ms. Rosenberg correctly points out, there are many leaders...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The conventional political wisdom about Del. Heather Mizeur's pick of the Rev. Delman Coates as her running mate is that it shows her campaign for governor is more about making a point than winning the Democratic primary, much less the general election....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I would suggest that all Christian conservatives who oppose immigration reform because the illegal immigrants broke the law and don't belong here consider their position in light of the line from the Lord's Prayer, "Forgive us our trespasses, as we...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Regarding reader Naira Soghbatyan's recent letter to the editor on immigration, it's my opinion that all illegal immigrants should be immediately deported back to where they came from ("U.S. blocks paths to legal immigration," Nov. 13).
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I agree with letter writer Irwin Fried ("Scrap Obamacare for single-payer system," Nov. 18). In this country, we agree it is a social good for everyone, rich or poor, to have a public education at taxpayer expense until the age of 18. Even if you don't...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
As this goes to press, it's not yet clear whether House Republicans will force the federal government into a shutdown as part of their misguided efforts to delay the further implementation of health care reform. The GOP's tea party caucus has shown such...
| Apr 17, 2013
Who says American politics is gridlocked? A tidal wave of politicians from both sides of the aisle who just a few years ago opposed same-sex marriage are now coming around to support it.
Elected officials who had been against allowing undocumented...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:00 AM
There's the story of a woman with five kids who was asked: If she had to do it all over again, would she have five children?
"Yes," she said, "just not these five."
That's the way I feel about the immigration "reform" bill introduced by the Senate's...