Thomas F. Schaller is a professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and author of "Whistling Past Dixie." His column appears Wednesdays in The Sun.

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Thomas F. Schaller

Thomas F. Schaller

Not taxing U.S. corporations gives a pass to foreigners [Commentary]

Not taxing U.S. corporations gives a pass to foreigners [Commentary]

July 8, 2014

Supreme Court conservatives continue to insist that corporations have the same rights as people on matters ranging from making campaign donations (Citizens United) to raising religious objections to government policies (Hobby Lobby).

  • Collecting 'trail badges' [Commentary]

    June 24, 2014

    — Right now I have a lot of "trail badges," the cuts and scabs I accumulated from a week hiking in the Adirondack Mountains.

  • Brown's ahead in part because the other two are behind [Commentary]

    June 10, 2014

    The Sun's latest poll numbers show gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has the support of 41 percent of likely Democratic primary voters — a lead of 2 to 1 over Attorney General Doug Gansler (20 percent) and nearly 3 to 1 over Del. Heather Mizeur (15 percent).



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