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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • Terps' Ngakoue developing into all-around linebacker

    Maryland coach Randy Edsall and outside linebacker Yannick Ngakoue sat in Edsall's office for a brief time Tuesday morning and talked about school and football. Edsall also shared with Ngakoue the pride the coach feels for the sophomore. "I'm very...
  • Even in situational role, Terps' Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil remains 'key guy'

    Even in situational role, Terps' Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil remains 'key guy'
    On a third-and-8 during the fourth quarter of Maryland’s win over Iowa on Saturday, Terps outside linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil -- lined up over center -- used a quick swim move to beat Hawkeyes center Austin Blythe before converging with fellow...
  • Losing faith in Obama

    Losing faith in Obama
    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...
  • 'Ebola' comment at Lehigh Valley soccer match 'racist'

    I think it is racist and disgusting what some members of the Northampton Area High School boys soccer team did to the African Nazareth Area High School soccer player by yelling "Ebola." This action by the Northampton team does show that there is a racism...
  • Romney stands tall amid weak Republican field for 2016

    Romney stands tall amid weak Republican field for 2016
    An early indication of the paucity of prospective Republican presidential candidates for 2016 is the recent boomlet for Mitt Romney, the loser in 2012. His reputation for defending big business while being tone-deaf to the needs of the middle class...
  • Ingalls begins cutting steel for destroyer

    Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division today marked the start of fabrication for the future Aegis-guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117). Paul Ignatius, the ship's namesake, and his wife, Nancy Ignatius, the...
  • You want a war? Pay for it

     You want a war? Pay for it
    Young people may find it hard to believe, but going to war used to be a big deal. When the United States started bombing Iraq in January 1991, Americans somberly watched President George H.W. Bush address the nation and saw live video of Baghdad being...
  • Obama hasn't shown necessary toughness on ISIS

    Obama hasn't shown necessary toughness on ISIS
    Approximately 50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson sat in front of television cameras and began speaking to the American people with "Let us reason together …" Twenty years later, Arnold Schwarzenegger's graphic portrayal of the ruthless...
  • The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]

    The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]
    On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon'sresignation from the presidency, TheWashington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president. In fact,...
  • The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn? [Commentary]

    The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn? [Commentary]
     For more than 60 years with hardly a break, the Republican Partyhas chosen as its standard-bearer someone who has been able to claim it's his turn. Not since military hero Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, whose supporters so...
  • A darker cloud falls over Nixon [Commentary]

    A darker cloud falls over Nixon [Commentary]
    In the flurry of new books on the Nixon tapes, another allegation worse than Watergate against the late president has been revisited by a researcher at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia, reviving charges of a possible treasonous act by ...