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  • Stop with the silly election ads already

    The November election cannot come quickly enough for me. The constant and repetitious attack ads are not only annoying but silly. Democrats accuse Republicans of primarily being wealthy. If wealth was a condition of exclusion from political office,...
  • Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?

    Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?
    Why is Barack Obama so hated? The question cropped up several times Tuesday on "CBS This Morning." CBS News political director John Dickerson looked at what will follow next week's midterms if the Republicans win the Senate. "The question is after this...
  • Don't patronize us on Ebola

    Don't patronize us on Ebola
    In the response to Ebola, the medical community has quickly addressed its initial errors, which included the failure to promptly diagnose the first domestic case in Dallas and the inadequate protocol for caregivers. Lapses of this sort aren't likely to...
  • Dems running from record, GOP running from failure

    Dems running from record,  GOP running from failure
    America's unemployment rate is the lowest since the financial crisis. The economy has grown 8 percent in the last six months. Consumer confidence is the highest in seven years. Household wealth is above pre-recession levels. Florida, as Gov. Rick Scott...
  • Joseph E. Persico dies at 84; historian, biographer of FDR

    Joseph E. Persico, a historian and biographer whose books on subjects ranging from the Nuremberg trials to the life of Gen. Colin Powell combined dogged research with a novelist's narrative skills, died Aug. 30 at a hospital in Albany, N.Y., after a...
  • Who needs an Ebola Czar?

    Who needs an Ebola Czar?
    "Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" -- "Fiddler on the Roof" Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe one who oversees a...
  • H.L. Mencken was an acerbic critic of American life

    H.L. Mencken was an acerbic critic of American life
    Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken died in 1956 at the age of 75. Mencken has been referred to as the "Sage of Baltimore". Primarily, Mencken was a journalist. For most of his career, he was a reporter and a columnist for The Baltimore Sun. He was also a...
  • Incoming archbishop eschews mansion, will live at Holy Name Cathedral

    Incoming archbishop eschews mansion, will live at Holy Name Cathedral
    Taking a page from the pope's playbook, incoming Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich will forgo the historic Gold Coast mansion that has housed the city's archbishops for more than a century, opting for more modest digs inside the rectory of Holy Name...
  • Who needs an Ebola czar?

    "Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" -- "Fiddler on the Roof" Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe one who oversees a...
  • Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression

    Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression
    During the final years of Charles Hopkins Clark's reign as editor of The Courant, the newspaper enjoyed a surge in circulation that has been attributed to Emile H. Gauvreau, a short-term managing editor with an enthusiasm for melodramatic news that...
  • Michael Peroutka, in his own words [Editorial]

    Michael Peroutka, in his own words  [Editorial]
    In a recent op-ed in the Annapolis Capital, Anne Arundel County Council candidate Michael Peroutka wrote that "you can vote for me with the confidence that I mean what I say." Very well, then. What does he say? Quite a lot, as it turns out. The...