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  • Sheila Dixon still thinks her only crime was getting caught

    I simply want to throw up after hearing about Sheila Dixon's attempt to influence the city's current political scene. What are these people thinking? It makes me lose respect for any candidate who would listen to her. Aren't we concerned about passing on...
  • Minnick and Dixon given soft treatment by prosecutors

    The recent articles concerning Sheila Dixon ("Dixon at work behind the scenes," July 13) and Del. Joseph J. "Sonny" Minnick ("4 charged in tavern gambling raid," July 15 ) show how prosecutors deal with politicians accused of crimes. Ms. Dixon was...
  • Rupert Murdoch, Sheila Dixon, John Edwards -- the media and public shame

    Rupert Murdoch, Sheila Dixon, John Edwards -- the media and public shame
    I have been thinking about media and public shame a lot lately. And events this week with Rupert Murdoch globally and Sheila Dixon locally have focused my troubled thoughts. The litany of public figures who have been in the news lately for behaving...
  • Stage is set for Dixon in 2015

    In reference to your editorial about Sheila Dixon ("A Dixon comeback?" July 14), I can only say, well, why not? Remember, the ex-mayor of Baltimore was only found guilty of embezzlement, a slap on the wrist type of a crime. She was only playing "Robin...
  • Even in disgrace, Sheila Dixon shared Schaefer's vision of Baltimore as a great place to live

    Why don't those running down former mayor Sheila Dixon realize that they too may have some hidden sins that may not be as public as hers ("A Dixon comeback?" July 14)? We are the most accusatory people on earth. I understand that those in authority...
  • Some question top leadership in recent city police scandals

    Some question top leadership in recent city police scandals
    Asked to reflect on his tenure in 2009, Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III told an anecdote of a retired police official who approached him at an event and said Bealefeld had persevered through more turmoil than his predecessors....
  • Rawlings-Blake property tax cut: A good start but not the final word on tax reform

    Rawlings-Blake property tax cut: A good start but not the final word on tax reform
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposal to cut 20 cents off of Baltimore's property tax rate for owner-occupied homes by 2020 is a good idea for what to do with the city's projected revenue from slot machine gambling. Whether it is sufficient to spark a...
  • Deep cut or small slices?

    Penn Wilbert and his wife, Amanda Ferchak, have lived in Southeast Baltimore for six years — riding bikes to the grocery store, playing kickball at Patterson Park and meeting friends for drinks at bars inCanton. But last month, when the young...
  • Amid questions, city police internal affairs commander reassigned

    Amid questions, city police internal affairs commander reassigned
    The Baltimore Police Department removed its commander in charge of internal investigations late Monday, a move police sources describe as fallout from last week's indictment of a city police officer on drug charges. Maj. Nathan Warfield, picked in 2009...
  • Jack Johnson's golden parachute

    Jack Johnson's golden parachute
    The case of former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson, who pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges in May, was back in the news this week after it was revealed that he is continuing to collect his $39,468 state pension, despite having...
  • Policing internal affairs

    Policing internal affairs
    The Baltimore Police Department's announcement that Maj. Nathan Warfield has been removed from his post as commander of the internal affairs division doesn't quite add up. The department issued a news release about the move last night, after The Sun's...