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  • And the war came

    The innocent American could only read the headlines and shake his head sorrowfully at the continuing carnage in Gaza -- a pillar of fire by night and a cloud of smoke by day. How did this happen again? Simple: Hamas renewed its indiscriminate attacks on...
  • Review: 'Fierce Patriot' by Robert L. O'Connell

    Review: 'Fierce Patriot' by Robert L. O'Connell
    The American nation would be much different if Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman had never lived. Sherman was one of the four men (the others being Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant) who determined the outcome of the Civil War. His...
  • How a bishop moved Lincoln, and saved 265 Dakota Indians

    How a bishop moved Lincoln, and saved 265 Dakota Indians
    The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion. But nothing in the Constitution forbids a president from consulting with clerics, and meetings between presidents and religious figures...
  • Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office

    Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office
    Once again, my neighbor Babble was puzzled. "What's this I hear," he asked me, "about some Republicans wanting to sue the president, or impeach the president, or put the president in time-out, or something like that?" That's what they're saying,...
  • Did Moscow re-edit Wikipedia entry on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?

    Did Moscow re-edit Wikipedia entry on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?
    We’ve all heard the stories about Soviet-era officials who fell out of favor with the ruling elite and not only disappeared from the streets of Moscow but also from history. Take Leon Trotsky, who was exiled, then assassinated in Mexico, and whose...
  • Small Bites: The Old Bay beer from Flying Dog gets its own party

    Small Bites: The Old Bay beer from Flying Dog gets its own party
    Small Bites is a round-up of news and tidbits from Baltimore's dining scene The fun never stops for Dead Rise Old Bay summer ale, the mammoth hit from Flying Dog Brewery. On July 31, Wit & Wisdom is hosting a Dead Rise party on its waterside patio...
  • TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'

    TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'
    Ken Burns is used to telling stories that have been told before. That comes with the territory when you work on documentaries covering momentous points in history, including the Civil War, World War II and the Prohibition era. But for his new seven-part,...
  • Small town fights big-time truck traffic

    Small town fights big-time truck traffic
    Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...
  • Obama gets 3-D printed portrait at Smithsonian

    Obama gets 3-D printed portrait at Smithsonian
    Presidential portrait paintings are a time-honored tradition for all sitting chief executives. But the Smithsonian in Washington has recently broken new ground by creating a 3-D printed portrait of President Obama that is believed to be the first of its...
  • Vickie Guerrero 'fired' on Monday Night Raw

    Vickie Guerrero 'fired' on Monday Night Raw
    On Monday night, Vickie Guerrero's time in the WWE came to an end as she lost a match to, and was "fired" by, Stephanie McMahon. If this is legitimately the end of Vickie's career, and right now all signs are that it is, it completes a nine-year run...
  • Watching the world destroy itself

    The video opens with a few bars of adrenalin-pumping music. We see a topsy-turvy camera angle, sky, trees, darkness, then a staccato pop, pop, pop that blends rhythmically with the music, but of course it's gunfire, lots of gunfire, followed by a few...