| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Outspoken Del. Patrick L. McDonough outlined his plans for tough penalties for gun crimes as firearms owners gathered at a Bel Air shooting range as part of a national series of events to push back against proposed gun control measures.
"What I'm mad as...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:21 PM
My name is Joe Fleckenstein, and I'm a Steering Committee Member with the Harford County Campaign for Liberty. This Saturday, May 4 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Havre de Grace, the Harford County Campaign for Liberty (www.harfordliberty.org) and...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Protest Art is all the rage. And yet it's often so orderly, calm and collected. Currently it's collected at Wesleyan's Davison Art Gallery in the exhibit Artists Take Action: Protest Posters Today. Many of the posters relate to the nationwide 2011...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:36 PM
It could have ended badly.
Last Saturday, as many as 10,000 people listened while blogger Frank James MacArthur broadcast his stand-off with the Baltimore City Police Department live via Internet radio. The BPD had been trying for more than a week to...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:26 PM
On the second day of November, two busloads of Occupy L.A. protesters arrived in La Caņada Flintridge. Their destination: Commonwealth Avenue. Their target: the home of “a Deutsche Bank executive,” a sheriff’s spokesperson told the...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:44 AM
CAIRO, Egypt -- The sun rises over Cairo, and the city's landmark Tahrir Square is buzzing. Not with traffic, not with commerce, but with protest -- a tent city packed with people rife with anger at a man they blast as a dictatorial president, one who put...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:51 AM
The U.S. government should take over the Oakland Police Department — the California agency led for two years by Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts — because of a chronic failure to comply with a decade-old reform settlement,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Syrian government troops regained control of a historic mosque in Aleppo after pushing rebel troops back from the area, a human rights group reported Sunday.
The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that government troops recaptured...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has selected former Oakland, Calif., Police Chief Anthony Batts as Baltimore's next police commissioner, bringing in a leader who has been hailed as an innovator but who struggled to push his agenda at his last job.
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Approximately 500 people took part in a protest, organized by Occupy the RNC, in Tampa Monday afternoon. Heavy rains and concerns about Tropical Storm Isaac reduced the number of people who took part. But one who did was a man from Baltimore, Maryland,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Last week, I joined the Connecticut delegation at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., It was my fourth convention and in many respects the most important.
Certainly we experienced the usual trivial aspects of convention life —...