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  • Sun slow to report on stabbing [Letter]

    Sun slow to report on stabbing [Letter]
    The recent article regarding the Federal Hill stabbing and the neighborhood's complaints of a dearth of information regarding the incident should have mentioned The Sun as part of the problem ("Neighbors question lack of information after stabbing in Federal Hill," Aug. 19). If this had been a bunch of white thugs beating up a black kid in Ruxton, this would have been in Monday's paper with a completely different tenor — like outrage and call for social justice — and we would have had the race industry folks (the Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson) in town.
  • Rioting requires police response [Letter]

    Rioting requires police response [Letter]
    As an Army officer in the late 1960s, I was trained in riot control, responding to the race riots in Washington, D.C. after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and just before my departure to Vietnam. I have a simple solution. You see the use of...

    Seth Meyers on best SNL memories and making it in latenight

    Seth Meyers on best SNL memories and making it in latenight
    The conventional wisdom says everything on network TV is in decline. Network news is a dinosaur crawling to the boneyard. The networks don’t have one drama that can start to compete with cable or Netflix. And I dare you to name six sitcoms that you...

    Dems get a pass from P.C. police [Commentary]

    Dems get a pass from P.C. police [Commentary]
    "Political cover" is a powerful phenomenon in contemporary politics. But it can make voters plenty cynical about the ways and means of political warfare. It's typically utilized wherever a well-known progressive Democrat speaks or acts outside of...

    NAACP is a fading force [Letter]

    NAACP is a fading force [Letter]
    Thank goodness someone from the African-American community has spoken up about the leadership and the fading star of the NAACP ("Jealous' legacy at the NAACP is far from laudable," May 21). Until there is new leadership and one who refuses to be a pawn of...