| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:41 AM
It was such a weird, seemingly off-the-cuff remark by Mitt Romney in the first debate: that of all the items in the budget an axe-wielding privatizing plutocratic president could hack away at, he pointed to a children’s television show and the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:48 AM
It was fairly obvious by about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday that most cable and network analysts thought President Obama was going to be re-elected.
But they didn't have the data to make the call until 11:17.
When that happened at NBC News and CNN, viewers were...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Forget the broadcast networks of ABC, NBC and CBS.
And forget PBS, too, unless you are part of the minority that doesn't have cable or online access. Public television simply doesn't have the resources any longer to do any kind of original, first-rate...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:41 PM
It is not unusual to see art that tackles social and political issues, but there's still something startling about Jeffrey Kent's solo show "Preach!" at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park.
The Baltimore artist zeros in on opposition by some...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:09 AM
There was a time when the lines between the practices of politics and journalism were clear-cut. Professional politicians did their thing, which was getting elected and getting others elected. Professional journalists did theirs, writing and telling how...
| Feb 7, 2013
For years, scholars and journalists have struggled without much success to define the Obama Doctrine — the president's foreign policy principles.
As a Democratic candidate, Barack Obama couldn't even define his own doctrine as he sought to succeed...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...
| Feb 14, 2012
"It's not about contraception," thundered GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum. "It's about economic liberty. It's about freedom of speech. It's about freedom of religion. It's about government control of your lives. And it's got to stop!"
| Mar 1, 2012
| 9:32 PM
The following statement is factual and false: Barack Obama endorsed a total ban on the manufacture, sale and possession of all handguns. How can it be both? Simple: It's a fact that, in 1996, when he was running for the......
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Asked on Monday night's "Rachel Maddow Show"(MSNBC) to comment on Mitt Romney's recent, weird assertion on the campaign trail that the trees in Michigan are "the right height," lefty filmmaker Michael Moore, a Michigan native, deadpanned: Well, he does...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Super Bowl XLVI: Super Bowl XLVI's winner will get a parade in either New York or Boston. So don't Iraq vets deserve the same? A new petition is trying to get them one....