| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:56 PM
The policy change between the U.S. and Cuba came about because Congress was left out of the discussions; now if we could keep it out of the budget discussions ...
It's funny how liberals, talking about falling gasoline prices, say it's like a tax cut,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Debating Obama's record
Sunday My Word writer Chris Fox ("Dems should've run on Obama's record") made a good point. But she left some things out that Democrats could have used. With Obamacare, the Democrats could have reminded folks of the lie, "If...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- For all the millions spent on advertising in both parties for the midterm elections, voter turnout was the lowest since World War II, according to the U.S. Elections Project at the University of Florida.
The deplorable news only...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:39 PM
President Barack Obama is now officially a lame duck: no more elections left, and facing GOP majorities in the Senate, House, governors' mansions and even the Supreme Court, in a sense, where five of the nine justices were appointed by Republicans. But...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:44 PM
NEW HAVEN — Justin Sears was slightly winded, apologetic when he got to the Yale locker room for an interview.
He had sprinted the three blocks or so from Woolsey Hall on Wednesday, and he was excited.
"Jimmy Carter was actually speaking," Sears...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:23 AM
We are the pit bull that is seen with wary eyes; if we come too close, then it's goodbye. Regardless of whether we are calm, courteous and nonthreatening in demeanor, we are deemed suspicious and dangerous, which makes it justifiable to put us down with a...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Theo "Ted" Lippman Jr., a former Baltimore Sun editorial writer and author of several books, died Saturday morning of complications after a fall at his home in Fenwick Island, Del.
He was 85.
"He wrote with a great sense of humor," said Joseph R.L....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:39 AM
When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Iowa can have a magical effect on visiting politicians.
Peripheral concerns become major issues. Long-standing policy positions melt like spring runoff in the Des Moines River.
It’s not the enchanting allure of Ottumwa, or the rhapsody of gazing...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
These days, some parts of Big Hunting Creek do not seem nearly so presidential. Its banks torn apart by years of erosion, the roaring stream has become, for some Thurmont citizens, a noisy, unwanted neighbor.
“It sounds like a freight train,”...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia.
Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either...