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  • Realistic approach to compassion needed

    Kudos to the Rev. Sharon Solt Harfman for her excellent and timely Faith and Values column. She discusses the ridiculous tax-exempt status of major sports leagues, while they reap millions, if not billions, of profits for their league owners and millions...
  • Cal Thomas: Late Cuomo's inspiring words went for naught

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • Some of Grasso's own constituents likely 'freeloaders'

    Some of Grasso's own constituents likely 'freeloaders'
    We should thank John Grasso, the gentleman from Glen Burnie, for expressing an American ideal: That, with hard work and prudence, grit and determination, anyone can own a nice house and a fine car. "Work harder," the Anne Arundel county councilman said...
  • Let's help the poor, but not too close to home

    Let's help the poor, but not too close to home
    We recently got a good dose of John Grasso's bilious blather about poor people and the idea that government should help provide them with a place to live at affordable rents. The poor "have issues," the Anne Arundel councilman said, adding that affordable...
  • Colorado considers ban on welfare cards at pot shops

    Colorado considers ban on welfare cards at pot shops
    Welfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It's an urban legend that won't go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can't be used at dispensary ATMs. A bill facing its first...
  • SeaWorld, brain drain and shifting wealth: Letters

    SeaWorld, brain drain and shifting wealth: Letters
    Bindi and animal welfare Since Bindi Irwin grew up as "a free-range kid — getting outside and running around and climbing trees," she should understand that animals want to be free in nature as well ("Animal instincts: Bindi has message,"...
  • 'Scottish aristocrat' sentenced 21 months in prison for welfare fraud

    'Scottish aristocrat' sentenced 21 months in prison for welfare fraud
    The saga of a pair of self-described Scottish aristocrats who collected more than $167,000 in welfare and other benefits while living in a $1.2 million yacht in South Florida ended Monday with a 21-month prison sentence for "Lord" Colin Chisholm III....
  • Milk industry fighting back at gathering in Boca Raton

    The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy. As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk. The association says it needs...
  • Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

    Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'
    The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy. As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk. The association says it needs to...
  • This conservative op-ed confirms the immorality of repealing Obamacare

    This conservative op-ed confirms the immorality of repealing Obamacare
    Rarely do conservative opponents of the Affordable Care Act acknowledge the real human consequences of their campaign to overturn the healthcare reform law. But an astonishing op-ed published Friday by the Washington Post does just that. Its author,...
  • Bias against the disabled is as American as apple pie

    Bias against the disabled is as American as apple pie
    On the first day of the 114th Congress, Republican lawmakers quickly lighted the fuse for a major battle over entitlements using an unlikely piece of leverage: the Social Security Disability Insurance program, which is expected to run out of money in late...