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Michael Collins

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  • Minnick and Dixon given soft treatment by prosecutors

    The recent articles concerning Sheila Dixon ("Dixon at work behind the scenes," July 13) and Del. Joseph J. "Sonny" Minnick ("4 charged in tavern gambling raid," July 15 ) show how prosecutors deal with politicians accused of crimes. Ms. Dixon was...
  • Frederick County goes too far on privatization

    The Board of Commissioners for Frederick County has it all wrong in its effort to privatize services currently provided by public-sector employees ("Frederick County struggles over privatization proposal," July 16). I have spent many days on Frederick...
  • The New Irish Heroes

    Ireland loves its heroes, even those like Michael Collins who met his end at the hands of fellow Irishmen.  Collins was never more popular than he was at his funeral. The response was overwhelming, just like the response last week to the comments of...
  • Conaway should be held accountable

    City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway now admits she signed papers stating that her primary residence is in Baltimore County ("Councilwoman Conaway drops $21 million libel suit," Aug. 2). If she does not live there, as she claims, why did she apply for a...
  • Orioles notebook: Matusz ready to make big league return

    Orioles notebook: Matusz ready to make big league return
    Forty-seven days since he last faced a major league hitter, Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz will take the mound Tuesday night at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum with a lot more confidence in his health and his ability to get big league hitters out....
  • Roberts plans to be part of Orioles' future

    Roberts plans to be part of Orioles' future
    In the midst of what he called the "toughest stint" of his career, Orioles veteran second baseman Brian Roberts isn't sure whether he'll play baseball again this season, but he remains confident that he'll be a productive member of the team in the future....
  • Orioles notebook: Bell says playing every day 'just what I need'

    Orioles notebook: Bell says playing every day 'just what I need'
    Third baseman Josh Bell got his opportunity to start on a regular basis last season when Miguel Tejada was traded to the San Diego Padres. Bell finished the 2010 season with a .214 average, three homers, 12 RBIs and 53 strikeouts in 159 big league at-...
  • No excuses for tax-dodging politicians

    It is no wonder Baltimore is fiscally in trouble. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, mayoral contender and Baltimore Clerk of the Court Frank Conaway and Register of Wills Mary Conaway all are trying to skirt the homestead property tax credit law by applying...
  • Sun coverage of election reveals bias

    Letter writer J. Michael Collins recently chastised the Sun for showing favoritism in the election coverage ("Don't congratulate Rawlings-Blake yet," Sept. 19). He is not far from the truth. For years, The Sun has given preferential treatment to countless...
  • Maryland voters should oppose any gas tax increase in 2012

    A headline in your paper reported that "2012 called year gas tax must go up" (Sept. 20). Yet the article accompanying it failed to explain why. Has everyone forgotten that Gov. Martin O'Malley cleaned out the Transportation Trust Fund to balance his...
  • Baltimore needs new leadership

    The recent article about the Baltimore recreation not receiving many bids to operate them and the prospect of closing some ("City gets few third-party bids to run rec centers," Oct. 13), indicates how disconnected our elected officials are, especially...