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  • In Annapolis, the arrogance of power

    I am furious beyond words at the arrogance and corruption demonstrated by the leadership of the Maryland General Assembly in failing to pass a tax bill to implement the budget for next year, all for the benefit of the gambling industry for crying out loud! ("After breakdown, what?" April 11.)The one constitutional obligation imposed on the legislature is to pass an annual budget. The leadership, particularly Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, chose to hold implementing that budget hostage in order to expand gambling in Maryland, even before the original slots parlors are fully operational.
  • Lollapalooza Day 3: Rain, more rain, and a Foo Fighters finale

    Lollapalooza Day 3: Rain, more rain, and a Foo Fighters finale
    Lollapalooza 2011 is a wrap with record daily attendance (90,000), adding up to the most populated festival in North America (270,000) over the three-day weekend. Here’s an hour-by-hour account of Sunday’s action, once again from yours truly...

    Rep Stage's 'Or' looks at barrier-breaking Sixties — 1660s, that is

    Rep Stage's 'Or' looks at barrier-breaking Sixties — 1660s, that is
    When the reign of Oliver Cromwell and his fellow killjoys ended, one of the first things the new English king did was order the theaters to reopen. Charles II didn't stop there. He allowed those theaters to do something previously unthinkable —...

    Twelve Days of Christmas Flash Mobs Outtake: It's Boxing Day

     
    No, Mike Tyson, sorry. Celebrated in Britain and all her ex-colonies except for America, Boxing Day is the day to buy consumer electronics and all manner of other goods at a steep discount. It's the same idea as Black Friday...

    Mere words can't erase those images

    Image accomplished. The mission may be awaiting final resolution, but the Iraq War has now delivered what could become its signature image, a Kodak Moment of creepiness that shows a hooded Iraqi seemingly wired for electro-torture by American military...