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  • Julian Samuel Stein Jr., PR executive

    Julian Samuel Stein Jr., PR executive
    Julian Samuel Stein Jr., a retired public relations executive who was an adviser to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, died June 22 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stein was the son of a...
  • Pentagon has role in climate change

    The big story in The Sun this past week was the unforeseen storm. In the editorial, "Feeling powerless" (July 3), the question asked was this a "freak occurrence?" Your answer makes sense: "Climate science suggests that global warming will make unusual...
  • Sequestration cuts would destroy U.S. economy Congress must not allow devastating cuts in defense spending

    Sequestration cuts would destroy U.S. economy Congress must not allow devastating cuts in defense spending
    Across America, manufacturing workers and their families are starting to hope again. Unemployment remains unacceptably high at 8.2 percent, but it has come down from 10 percent in October 2009. After the worst recession since the Great Depression, the U....
  • Military spending the problem, not the solution

    Gus Sentementes' article on impending job losses in Maryland due to federal budget problems ("Tightening belts in Md., July 29) reads like a propaganda piece for defense contractors. The article chronicles the complaints of military contractors who...
  • Military spending could be put to better use

    As a nonviolent activist, I was really disappointed to see the op-ed by Clayola Brown ("Sequestration would destroy U.S. economy," Aug. 27). What astonished me is that it was written by the president of the A. Philip Randolph Institute. Surely, all...
  • A kinder, gentler Romney

    A kinder, gentler Romney
    It's a safe bet that President Barack Obama misses the old Mitt Romney — the one who described himself as "severely conservative." In their first debate in Denver, Mr. Romney outflanked the president by assuming the role of Moderate Mitt, a sweet-...
  • For some at Aberdeen Proving Ground, New Jersey is still home

    For some at Aberdeen Proving Ground, New Jersey is still home
    Patricia O'Connor lives in Aberdeen. Or, by a certain way of thinking, New Jersey. Every Friday, she drives from her cozy mobile home in Harford County to her childhood home near the seaside in Point Pleasant Beach, where she lived until her job with the...
  • Cary deRussy, publisher of Fishing in Maryland

    Cary deRussy, the former publisher of Fishing in Maryland magazine, died of emphysema complications Oct. 10 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. The former Mays Chapel resident was 70. Born Wilson Cary Nicholas deRussy in Baltimore and raised in...
  • In Colorado shooting, a lesson lost

    In Colorado shooting, a lesson lost
    With each passing day, we live in a more and more disposable society. Be it food, jobs, relationships, or even sadly, horrific tragedies which deflate our national spirit. If we want to be honest in this disposable society we now all inhabit, then we...
  • Is there room for compassion in the American empire?

    Is there room for compassion in the American empire?
    Beyond the spectacle of the presidential race, the Washington consensus pursues business as usual. This is the season in which I wonder, with an ever-intensifying sense of urgency, what it would take to turn our political system into a democracy. "And...
  • Best for cutting defense: Green Party's Stein

    Has anyone else thought about what we would do if foreigners sent drones over our land to kill some bad guys but ended up killing lots of innocent people? Any patriot would naturally see that as unacceptable and retaliate any way we could. This no-brainer...
  • Analysts say military pay growth could be slowed

    The military could slow pay increases without harming the armed forces, analysts tell the Defense Department in a new report. The authors of the Rand Corp. study point to the services' ability in recent years to meet recruiting targets, the withdrawals...