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  • Stop the Russia bashing [Letter]

    Stop the Russia bashing [Letter]
    I'm glad I'm not the only one who's detected blatant Russia bashing in media coverage of the Olympics ("A distorted view of Russia," Feb. 16). It's a case of chronic American superiority. A lot of people condemn Vladimir Putin's position on gay rights (even Maryland First Lady Catherine Curran O'Malley said she felt guilty about watching the games). But Russia has its rules and won't allow any group to tell them what to do. Americans should be concerned about what's wrong here before we condemn someone else.
  • The privilege to be weird, and the right to be normal

    The privilege to be weird, and the right to be normal
    Last week, while driving to work, I heard an NPR story that included snippets of an interview with a woman who had just applied for a marriage license. This would not have been newsworthy if not for the fact that she was gay. On Nov. 6, voters in...

    Fewer nukes make financial, strategic sense

    Fewer nukes make financial, strategic sense
    The recent editorial on arms control ("Avoiding Armageddon," Feb. 18) was exactly on point. More than two decades have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and U.S. national security strategy has changed drastically. Yet many in Congress still...

    Oakland Mills Middle celebrates 40 years

    Oakland Mills Middle celebrates 40 years
    A lot of things have happened in the last 40 years — the fall of the Berlin Wall, the advent of the Internet and the first black president, to name a few. And Oakland Mills Middle School in Columbia has been there for all of it. Hundreds gathered...

    'We still have to fight. So for God's sake, fight.'

    'We still have to fight. So for God's sake, fight.'
    The greatest commencement address ever is now more than three decades old. And it's safe to say it will never be surpassed or even equaled. It belongs to the ages. In 1979, its author summed up the condition of modern man by noting that, quote, more than...