| Mar 21, 2012
The bleating about broken government and partisanship continues. "Why can't those boobs in Washington agree on anything?" We're constantly told that the way to fix the country is to dethrone the left and right and empower the middle. Americans Elect, No...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:00 PM
I am a 71 year old grandmother who grew up in the Roman Catholic Church, learning from the Baltimore Catechism, and who graduated from a Catholic college. I am, however, growing ever more concerned that some clerics ("Outspoken bishop to lead Baltimore...
| Oct 4, 2012
Mormonism is a minority sect once persecuted by mainstream American Christians for its unconventional doctrines and practice of polygamy. It is still viewed by many as an odd cult. But a Mormon is the Republican nominee for president, and he can take...
| Oct 20, 2012
Ron Morgan and Kerry Lewis grew up in adjoining states — one in Idaho, the other in Oregon.
Both belonged to Boy Scout troops during the 1980s, and decades later, both alleged in lawsuits that the Scouts failed to protect them and other boys...
| Oct 11, 2012
Dear Amy: My man and I have been together for three years and just got married. Unfortunately, we continue to have an unresolved problem, even though we have been to counseling.
He has a few exes whom he keeps in touch with. I have only one ex whom I...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The hottest ticket on Broadway continues to be "The Book of Mormon," a musical that pokes fun at the Mormon faith in particular and Christianity in general. It is also full of profanity and blasphemy. If there was a show called "The Book of Muhammad," the...
| Oct 14, 2012
There are big political contributors, and then there are BIG contributors. Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter.
Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The Who Dat City’s media is all abuzz over the news that UNO’s enrollment is down by 800 students (1). LSU, LA Lafayette and LA Tech were also affected by the state legislature’s wise decision to drop - as in cold turkey - remedial...
| Oct 21, 2012
CUATRO MILPAS, MEXICO— In this hardscrabble farming village, an American teenager like Luis Martinez was bound to stand out.
Raised on Little Caesars pizzas and Big Gulps, Luis, 13, was portly. The village kids, subsisting on bowls of chicken...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 1:31 PM
“I’d like to thank the three people that helped me this morning when I fell, out at the mall. Just wanted to say thank you. I broke my shoulder, but I’ll be OK. Also, the EMTs at Halfway. They were great. Thanks, guys.”
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Marylanders will soon have an opportunity common in a country other than their own: the right to veto a legislature's product. This tool, the voter referendum, is an important right, since two cure-alls of the 1970s, campaign finance "reform" and strict...