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  • Tea Party Bashing

    Tea Party Bashing
    The Tea Party Freshman in Congress who forced the hand of the President and Congress to negotiate and pass a debt reduction bill have been taking a beating in the past 48 hours. Vice President Joe Biden's reported use of the word "terrorist." Oyjrt...
  • The Obama Manifesto

    Bashing the Supreme Court of the United States is a presidential tradition almost as old as the Supreme Court itself. Thomas Jefferson began it when he railed against John Marshall's landmark decision in Marbury v. Madison back in 1803. Just as Barack...
  • Wondering aloud: thoughts on religion and politics, energy and athletics

    Some things I've been wondering about: Do nervous Mitt Romney supporters remember then-Sen. Hillary Clinton thumping then-Sen. Barack Obama in three major primary states just prior to Obama declaring victory in the 2008 Democratic primaries? Does the...
  • Letters: Judges' vital role in government must be reflected in compensation

    The independent Judicial Compensation Commission recently reported its findings to the Maryland General Assembly — presented to the Senate and House of Delegates in the form of joint resolutions — regarding judge's salaries Our state's judges...
  • Judges' pay in Maryland ranks near the bottom nationally

    The independent Judicial Compensation Commission recently reported its findings to the Maryland General Assembly, which presented them to the Senate and House of Delegates in the form of Joint Resolutions. Our state's judges have not received a raise...
  • Economics 101: Change happens

    A presidential campaign is the health of economic illiteracy. Every four years, ignorance comes into its quadrennial own. There are voters to mobilize, resentments to stoke, dull gray truths to be replaced by shiny new shibboleths, and the gullible 99...
  • Presidents -- the good and the bad

    Presidents -- the good and the bad
    We tend to lionize or demonize our presidents. It would be tough to find many Abraham Lincoln detractors -- or, for that matter, many Warren G. Harding fans. But even our greatest heroes occasionally failed, and the worst presidents could boast of some...
  • The long history of 'loyalty oaths'

    As Geoffrey R. Stone described in his March 11 Op-Ed article, "Loyalty oaths fail the test of democracy," Marianne Kearney-Brown, a California public school teacher and a Quaker, was fired over her objection to California's requirement that all public...
  • Ranking the veeps

    Ranking the veeps
    Today's question: Give us your list of best and worst vice presidents in recent history. Previously, Lichtman and Edwards debated the proper role of the vice president, discussed how history might treat Dick Cheney and digested the current candidates'...
  • 'The Lincoln Highway' by Michael Wallis and Michael S. Williamson

    THE road trip is an essential American experience that has inspired books, movies and television programs, including "The Grapes of Wrath," "Route 66" and "Thelma & Louise." More than a decade before the building of the Mother Road — Route 66, which...
  • Financial boom, financial bust: What happened?

    Every now and then, even the smartest of us need to relearn the lessons of American history. Take Alan Greenspan and the unfolding story of the current credit crisis. Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, is "the Oracle" given much of the...