| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Tuesday's presidential debate was clearly the most spirited debate in recent history ("Obama takes an aggressive stand," Oct, 17). There were times when the tension between the two candidates was palpable.
I believe the debate reflects the very different...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, a Republican, spoke at Johns Hopkins University last week. He mostly avoided partisan politics, instead focusing on the roles of China and technology in determining America's future. However, he did address his failed...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:15 AM
In memory of George McGovern, we should not forget that he was a GI ("Liberal icon fought Nixon, Vietnam War," Oct. 22). Originally, GI stood for General Issue, but it came to represent the men and women who wore a uniform in service to their country.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Four candidates for U.S. Senate wrangled over the economy, budget deficits and the state's controversial ballot initiatives in a Wednesday radio debate that stressed deep ideological differences on how to deal with the nation's pressing problems....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 6:20 AM
There was an unfortunate symmetry of sorts to Thursday, Oct. 11, as some members of The Aegis news staff worked on a story about the 40th anniversary of the opening of Harford Mall.
Clipping files covering stories written about the mall from the 1980s...
| Oct 26, 2012
Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars in Vietnam and...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Dear Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservative Friend,
That's pretty toothy, so I'm going to call you Bob.
But whatever specific name you go by, Bob, you know who you are. You're the sort of person who says to his conservative friends or co-workers...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
In the third and final debate, Barack Obama scored huge points with the media, college kids and die-hard liberals -- in other words, his base -- when he mocked Mitt Romney's concern about our historically small Navy.
"But I think Governor Romney maybe...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports.
They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
There have been a number of hopeful signs recently regarding the public's recognition of the value of reaching beyond partisan disagreement ("Nostalgia for the age of statesmen," Oct. 23). One comes from "the greatest generation," the other from a college...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va.
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Ernest B. Crofoot, a former labor organizer who later headed Council 67 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, died Friday of complications from cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 88.
"Ernie was one hell of a trade...