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  • PlanMaryland: The Enlightenment hits a roadblock

    America is a product of the Age of Reason. Our founders used their rational powers to free us from the ignorance and superstition that shackled less enlightened societies. For over two centuries, we have assumed that the Age of Reason was here to stay,...
  • Pageant of the Masters gives first look at 'The Genius'

    Pageant of the Masters gives first look at 'The Genius'
    The Festival of the Arts gave a sneak peek Monday of the 2012 Pageant of the Masters, "The Genius." Media gathered around an empty chess set as soldiers marched in the scene for "Waterloo Chess Set," which depicts the epic battle between Emperor Napoleon...
  • Pageant unveils a 'Genius' piece of work

    Pageant unveils a 'Genius' piece of work
    The 2012 Pageant of the Masters debuted "The Genius" last weekend with a special VIP showing Friday and a sold-out performance at its official opening night Saturday. Director Dianne Challis Davy had previously hinted at what was to come — a nod to...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons

    Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Charter schools soon to threaten private schools as well

     
    I didn't have a chance to get into this much in today's column about charter schools. But they also will begin competing with private schools as well as public. Check this web site on the new gifted charter school in Seminole. This school is targeting...
  • New Seminole charter school loses leader

     
    Just a little over a week into its first school year, and the new Galileo Charter School in Seminole County is replacing its principal. George Robinson, a New Yorker who took the job just a few weeks ago, has resigned effective Friday citing health ...
  • Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett and a 'Neanderthal edge'

     
    Do Apple's founder and the Oracle of Omaha have a genetic advantage?...
  • Live coverage: GOP debate, round two

     
    Last week at the Reagan Library, Texas Gov. Rick Perry made his debut in the GOP presidential debates as an unapologetic and uncompromising conservative, the stance that has made him a sudden front-runner. But he also alarmed some voters when......
  • Late Night: Stephen Colbert praises Rick Perry's execution record

     
    Stephen Colbert says Rick Perry is right on capital punishment, global warming and Social Security....
  • Is it reasonable to compare Rick Perry to Galileo? [Most commented]

     
    Republican presidential candidate and current Texas Gov. Rick Perry was not shy about his views on climate change during Wednesday night’s debate. (Nor was he when he thought to "pray for rain.") As far as he’s concerned, the jury’s...
  • Rick Perry and Galileo -- pardners in science

     
    Rick Perry, the Texas governor/presidential wannabe, and Galileo Galilei, one of the great scientific thinkers in Western history -– BFFs?...