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  • State of the Union: All drift, no real direction

    How sum up the president's speech Tuesday night? It's not easy, since the president himself didn't. It seemed to have no focus, no single theme, no unifying thread. It was the political equivalent of a long shopping list composed by a not very well-...
  • Hollywood, propaganda and liberal politics

    The legendary media tycoon William Randolph Hearst believed America needed a strongman and that Franklin D. Roosevelt would fit the bill. He ordered his newspapers to support FDR and the New Deal. At his direction, Hearst's political allies rallied around...
  • Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]

    Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, the powerful Senate Finance Committee met to consider crucial legislation that would grant the president Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which would make it easier for him to negotiate deals with other countries. Maryland's own Sen....
  • The curse of the two-term limit

    WASHINGTON--As Barack Obama struggles to gain political traction as a lame-duck president in his remaining three years in office, the two-term limit on service in the Oval Office has encouraged a premature public focus on the identity of his successor...
  • Caregivers Have A Right To Reject Union

    The Democratic party is the party of government because it embraces a proposition it has done much to refute — that government is a nimble, skillful social engineer — and because government employees are a significant component of the party'...
  • Roosevelt U senior to make history as commencement speaker

    Roosevelt U senior to make history as commencement speaker
    Roosevelt University senior Danielle Smith will make school history Friday as the first student ever to deliver a commencement address at a university graduation ceremony. The 21-year-old special education major was chosen unanimously out of nine other...
  • Winter Wonderland lights up Havre de Grace beginning tonight

    It's Winter Wonderland, dear readers, In downtown Havre de Grace this eve (Friday) at 6 p.m. with a parade followed by meeting Santa Claus at 115 N. Washington St. There will also be a Pizza With Santa on Saturday, Dec. 7 at LaBanc (St. John Street)...
  • Baltimore and the fear factor [Letter]

    I heartily agree with Eileen Pollock when she says that she can't overstate how pleasant Baltimoreans are ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan.14). I moved to Baltimore from out of state seven years ago and have been struck by the friendliness and helpfulness...
  • A lefty millennial activist takes on columnist Jonah Goldberg

    A lefty millennial activist takes on columnist Jonah Goldberg
    "In America," I once quipped, "the old are always ready to give those who are young the sad news that history, with its opportunities for fresh ideas, is over." And they often do it in the columns of Jonah Goldberg. On Monday, The Times posted a...
  • Numbers Shape Presidential Battle Lines

    Two years from today, Iowa — dark, brooding, enigmatic Iowa — will be enjoying its quadrennial moment as the epicenter of the universe. And in 10 months, voters will vent their spleens — if they still are as splenetic as they now claim...
  • Paul Greenberg: The way we were -- and are

    There are certain passages in much loved and much read and re-read books that have the power to show us how much we have changed while they've remained the same. It's a bit like paying a visit to the town you're from for the first time in years. All is...