I'm sympathetic to some charges that the conservative movement has failed, but the notion that conservatives haven't conserved anything suffers from a number of confusions. Exhibit A: Phyllis Schlafly.
Donald Trump's accusation that President Obama and Hillary Clinton are "founders of ISIS" is not only a good example of his reckless fear-mongering but also his complete lack of understanding about true threats to national security.
The county's emergency response strategy, signed into law by executive order in June last year, was put to the test after the Ellicott City flood, drawing in "a whole universe of people who put in nights and weekends to keep things moving," said Ryan Miller, director of the county's Office of Emergency Management.
Elaine D. Harmon, a Baltimore native and pilot, was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday after her family fought all the way to the White House to guarantee that women who flew non-combat missions during World War II would be afforded the honor.
Gov. Larry Hogan will lead a trade mission to Israel later this month, hoping to lure cyber security and life science companies to open offices Maryland, his administration announced Wednesday. The seven-day mission begins Sept. 19 and includes a mix of business deals, public speeches, high-profile dignitary meetings and sight-seeing.
Fifty police recruits fanned out around the Latrobe Homes public housing in East Baltimore, passing out fliers asking for residents to call or text them tips in the Saturday night shooting that left a four-year-old, a six-year-old and a 61-year-old woman in a wheelchair wounded.
The rest of the world should be paying close attention to France's burkini controversy, because this is the kind of fiasco that ensues when you blast past every exit ramp en route to total social disintegration.
The city of Laurel continues to honor those who lost their lives in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa. on Sept. 11, 2001, while educating the community on emergency preparedness in both man-made and natural disasters.
With the recent uptick of demonstrations and activism on college campuses — in Baltimore especially, but also nationwide as issues surrounding Black Lives Matter and Title IX come to the forefront — student newspapers have a vital, yet delicate, role to play. As Cody Boteler, editor-in-chief of The Towson Towerlight, says: "Often, if something truly significant happens on campus — like when a couple of students occupied the president's office, for example — nobody is
Dissent and protest, my fellow Americans, is in the very DNA of this country. Colin Kaepernick is therefore the ultimate patriot, caring enough about his very flawed nation to call it out for its failings and shaming the rest of us into engaging with the issues he raises.
The more distraught we get about the name-calling, wall-building tone of this year's presidential campaign, the more it helps to revisit a national campaign of half a century ago, which started out mired in a similar meanness, but then demonstrated how to rise above it.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is deeply unpopular in Maryland, and could be acting as a weight on the GOP candidate for the state's open U.S. Senate seat, according to a statewide poll to be released Tuesday.
In the past week, Labor Day has become the focus of a fight between Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the state teacher's union. According to Hogan's freshly signed executive order, Labor Day is the line in the sand. Ocean City sand to be exact. Starting next school year, students will remain on summer vacation until after Labor Day. Hogan, a Republican, is not alone in his desire to see schools opening after Labor Day. Democrats Comptroller Peter Franchot and Eastern Shore Senator James Mathias
State lawmakers and civil liberties advocates are considering legislation that would regulate police surveillance programs — and require public disclosure — after the Baltimore Police Department ran a secret aerial surveillance program over the city for months.
Political fundraising solicitations are notoriously loose with the facts, but a recent blast email from Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign for Maryland's open Senate seat has received some attention for its claims — even with that low bar in mind.