| 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 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....
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:37 PM
After many ups and downs, Congressional passage of comprehensive immigration reform now looks possible. In exchange for tighter border controls, an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants will receive a path to citizenship. The biggest players in the...
| May 1, 2013
The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes.
Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil lies...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Obama for president
Four years ago, President Barack Obama took office as the economy was in steep decline with millions in the process of losing their jobs, the nation was locked in seemingly endless military conflicts, Wall Street firms were...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Even as immigrant advocates applauded a federal court ruling that limits local efforts to target people in the country illegally, some Frederick County officials insisted that they should continue to play a role in deporting them.
The 4th U.S. Circuit...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Frederick County still has an ample amount of farmland and thus attracts more than its share of illegal immigrants. This is good for farmers but it also has created substantial additional crime the area could well do without ("Frederick County officials...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Kudos to Dan Rodricks for making the connection between Frederick County's economy and its short-sighted, hateful official policy toward the undocumented workers and consumers who live there ("Frederick County's reputation for mean," Aug. 15).
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The passage of sweeping immigration legislation would mean "everything" to the 16-year-old girl from El Salvador who can't forget the image of her father's arrest and subsequent deportation, nor her own fear of being unable to pursue her dreams without so...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As heartening as it was to read about the Senate's approval of the immigration bill, it was equally disheartening to read that it doesn't have a chance of a similar passage in the House ("Senate approves landmark immigration bill," June 27)! The most...