Culleton: Marylander John Delaney a surprisingly impressive candidate
John Delaney has positioned himself as a unifier, pledging that as president, he would work to resolve America’s increasing political polarization.
Maryland Gov. Hogan urges ratification of U.S. trade deal with Canada, Mexico
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is urging the state’s members of Congress to approve a proposed trade agreement between America, Mexico and Canada.
Rachel Marsden: Foreign-policy chaos puts America behind in the global-influence race
bs-ed-op-0708-marsden-policy-20190702. TEXT: Rachel Marsden: Big government may be a drag, but foreign-policy anarchy clearly isn't a good alternative.
Democrats promulgate 'soft bigotry of low expectations'
The populist and virulently anti-American ideals that propelled Donald Trump to the presidency are manifesting themselves in the Democratic Party.
Justice Department inspector general to review Trump decision not to move FBI headquarters
The inspector general at the U.S. Department of Justice plans to review a decision not to build a new headquarters for the FBI in the Washington suburbs.
Letters: For, against Tom Zirpoli's 'concern for the unborn' column
Letters to the editor appearing in the July 7, 2019 Carroll County Times.
Schmuck: U.S. Women's World Cup journey has even captured the imagination of this non-soccer fan
During an Orioles season that has been tough to watch, the United States women's soccer team has been a breath of fresh air.
Cal Thomas: Questions I would have asked the Democrats
Cal Thomas lists the questions that should have been asked of the Democratic presidential hopefuls.
Trump says teleprompter failed in speech that bungled history of 'Star-Spangled Banner,' Fort McHenry battle
Trump appeared to bungle a few history facts during his Independence Day speech Thursday, mistaking the Battle of Fort McHenry as taking place in the 1770s.
Democrats turning country into a global charity fund for undocumented immigrants
Democrats are being too lenient on undocumented immigrants and turning the country into a global charity fund.
There are two sides to the history Rodricks describes
Columnist Dan Rodricks uses selective history when discerning what early American would think about President Donald Trump.
Republicans have not sabotaged the American flag
Republicans have not sabotaged the American flag and don't think Democrats are unpatriotic.
Goldberg: Democrats' leftward turn was a reaction to Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton's candidacy was an inflection point, because it galvanized not only the GOP's turn toward nationalism but the Democrats' turn toward socialism.
Fourth of July parade spectators bemoan political tone of a holiday that has grown ‘more complicated’
Fourth of July parade goers say holiday has grown ‘more complicated’ The celebrants in Towson talked about how things have changed.
Jesse Jackson: Trump did the right thing, twice
Jesse Jackson: Kudos to President Trump for not following the ruinous advice of his aides and supporters.
Alternative Fact of the Week: John G. Roberts, Jr., America's fact-checker
In the Trump era, sorting fact from fiction can be a challenge. With the administration's bogus census claims, the nation's top jurist was on the case.
Don't let Trump take over the Fourth of July
President Donald Trump is making patriotism overtly partisan with his Fourth of July celebration in Washington.
Letters: Honor our heroes on July 4; columnist has hatred for Trump
Letters to the editor that ran in the July 3, 2019 edition of the Carroll County Times.
Want to address homelessness, Mr. President? Two words: affordable housing
If President Trump is serious about federal intervention to reduce urban homeless, he has a host of options beginning with fully-funding HUD.
An American from way back, when the country was new, would be shocked in Trump time
A simple entry in a 19th Century diary holds profound meaning at a time of doubt about the nation's long experiment in representative democracy
Rapinoe represents America better than Trump
U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe is a much better ambassador of America than President Donald Trump.
Soccer star Rapinoe disrespects her country
By refusing to sing the national anthem, Megan Rapinoe has turned her back on U.S., not just President Trump.
Border patrol agents' vile Facebook comments reflect an agency corrupted by Trump's rhetoric
The vile Facebook comments made by border patrol agents raise questions about how they can fairly treat immigrants for whom they express so much hate.
Trump policies responsible for drowning of father and daughter fleeing to America
President Donald J. Trump's policies are responsible for the drownings deaths of a father and his young daughter in the Rio Grande.
Capitalist? Socialist? Democrats need a terminology intervention
The use of the terms “capitalism” and “socialism” among Democratic candidates for president is in need of an intervention by some political scientists.
Cal thomas: Sulzberger is right (and wrong)
Cal Thomas: Conservative hostility toward the press has grown dangerously under the Trump administration
Hundreds rally outside Baltimore's ICE office in defense of immigrants
Immigrant advocacy groups, Sanctuary Streets and CASA, held a protest on June 27 on the steps of the Baltimore ICE field office.
Images that change how America thinks: Can a photo of a drowned father and daughter shift the immigration debate?
This is why the media showed the sad, tragic image of a father and his infant daughter drowned trying to get to the American border.
Witcover: An uncertain hand steers the ship of state
President Trump may not be a "warmonger" or "a dove," but he is a loose cannon, says Jules Witcover.
Goldberg: Why won't U.S. politicians talk about Chinese authoritarianism?
Jonah Goldberg: The ongoing confrontation with China highlights the moral blind spot of economic nationalism — on the right and the left.
Roger Ailes on Showtime: The ugly legacy of a media monster
How Roger Ailes used Fox News to bend the arc of media toward propaganda and away from news. In a democracy, that's an existential development.
U.S. Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question
The U.S. Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump's administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, for now.
What happened to the America that once welcomed immigrants?
America was once a place that welcomed immigrants, but that is no longer the case under President Donald Trump.
Clarence Page: On abortion, voters still lean to the wobbly middle
Clarence Page: Joe Biden's flip on federal funding for abortions is no worse than Donald Trump's abortion switch.
Democratic debate, Night 1: Technical glitches aside, this is what a conversation about democracy sounds like
NBC’s first Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night was worthy of high praise for its informed and spirited conversation about democracy.
President Trump orders new policy for military academy athletes looking to play pro sports
President Trump ordered a new policy for military academy who want to play pro sports.
'They were stopping people for no reason': ICE agents deploy for 'criminal enforcement' in Columbia
One witness described seeing eight or nine men arrested by ICE agents. Howard County Executive Calvin Ball insisted the action was not a "raid."
Alternative Fact of the Week: Migrant children love detention camp life
A Texas congressman's suggestion that 'nothing' is keeping migrant children in detention camps headlines a week of immigration-related fiction.
Shunning people won't make them change
Dear progressives: If we want people we don't agree with to evolve and change, the last thing we should do is shun them.
Robert B. Reich: It's America's economic system that's broken, not China's
Robert Reich: China isn't the reason half of America hasn't had a raise in four decades.
Zirpoli: Polling data 'fake news' to Trump, bad news for Trump
If Trump hadn’t made a big deal of the data and lied about the results, most Americans would likely be unaware of them.
A White House that nurtures criminality
White House refusal to allow Kellyanne Conway to testify on Hatch Act violations is latest example of criminal cover-up.
Follow immigration law and problem solved
Don't pin immigration woes on the Trump administration when so many Americans refuse to enforce immigration law.
What to watch for in this week's Democratic presidential debates
Here's what we expect to learn from the score of Democratic presidential candidates taking the stage in Miami.
Donald Trump: fire starter
In the president’s mind, he’s a bipartisan humanitarian. But he's really more like the pyromaniac who deliberately sets fires and then puts them out as a hero.
Culleton: Trump's treatment of children troubling; Democratic debates should be of interest to all
It is difficult to see how any citizen can continue supporting a president who uses the abuse of abuse of children as a political tool.
Threats of deportation raids frighten Baltimore immigrants: 'They're afraid to go outside'
In Highlandtown and other Baltimore neighborhoods that are home to many Hispanic immigrants, the Trump administration’s threats have stoked fears.
By hurting Palestinians, Trump and Kushner lessen chances for peace
Jared Kushner's efforts to promote peace in Middle East are a dismal failure.
Trump's campaign of terror against immigrants
Donald Trump has no interest in actually solving America's immigration problems. He just wants to scare immigrants to death.
Witcover: Trump promises re-run of 2016 hate and derision campaign
On the premise that that one ugly but successful presidential campaign warrants another, Donald Trump offered a reprise of 2016 at his recent kickoff rally.