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  • The so-called anti-Sharia law movement: A chilling example of the paranoid style in American politics

    Del. Ron George from Annapolis objects to those who make light of the anti-Sharia movement in the U.S. ("Sharia law is a real threat to American liberties," Aug. 24.) He argues that imposing Sharia law is the stated goal of Islamic extremists like al-...
  • Homicide charge is latest trouble for former Wizard

    Javaris Crittenton never had a chance to establish a reputation in the NBA before he became notorious. He was the other, seemingly insignificant half in one of the most embarassing incidents the Wizards franchise has had to face. An often-injured,...
  • U.S. flag's condition matches that of our Constitution

    Reporting on the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, a TV news program showed video of the U.S. flag, flapping atop its pole at the Capitol. It had been torn nearly lengthwise twice. Besides on public grounds, the flag is prominently displayed by businesses...
  • California Supreme Court to hear key gay marriage arguments

    California Supreme Court to hear key gay marriage arguments
    The California Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether conservatives who sponsored Proposition 8 are entitled to appeal last year's federal ruling that overturned the 2008 same-sex marriage ban. The court's ruling, due 90 days after...
  • Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

    Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor. Baltimore is my hometown and I have lived here my whole life--graduating from Western High School and I am proud to send my daughter to...
  • Lorenzo Gaztanaga

    Lorenzo Gaztanaga
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as council president. I have been involved with independent party politics since 1992, fighting with my colleagues against the powers that be (in...
  • Tropico Perspective: It's time to reclaim our values

    We have lived with 9/11 for 10 years today. I was in Florida on a business trip, scheduled to fly out that afternoon for Los Angeles when I woke in time to watch the second plane hit the World Trade Center Tower. From that moment on, our nation changed....
  • Law school deans to debate Constitution at OCC

    UC Irvine's law school dean and the Chapman University School of Law's former dean will battle it out Sept. 20 over the Constitution. UCI's Erwin Chemerinsky and Chapman's John Eastman, who serves as a visiting scholar at UC San Diego, will kick off...
  • Honoring the U.S. Constitution

    Honoring the U.S. Constitution
    On Sept. 17,  224 years ago in Philadelphia, the founding fathers signed the Constitution and sent it on to the Continental Congress in what was to be the first step toward its ratification in June of 1788. The Chicago Tribune has a special reason for...
  • Spray-paint artist arrested at Inner Harbor

    Spray-paint artist arrested at Inner Harbor
    A spray-paint artist who recently won a temporary court order that allows him to create his work along Ocean City's boardwalk without a permit was arrested Sunday at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Mark Chase was arrested about noon when he attempted to set up...
  • Retired professor to challenge court order

    Retired professor to challenge court order
    Retired New Jersey chemistry professor Julian Heicklen scheduled an activity-filled trip to Florida this week: First, he handed out jury information pamphlets in Fort Lauderdale and then gave a speech to South Florida Libertarians. Today, Heicklen...