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  • Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time

    Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time
    There are perhaps four speeches in American history that so electrified the public that they propelled their orators to the front rank of presidential politics overnight: Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union Address of 1860, William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of...
  • Conaway's willful ignorance

    Conaway's willful ignorance
    Del. Frank Conaway asks what his "rejection in [sic] the belief that man evolved from monkeys" has to do with his "service as an elected representative in the Maryland House of Delegates" ("Conaway: My views on evolution are not pertinent," Oct. 26)....
  • Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time

    Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time
    When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
  • Choosing the best Baltimore lacrosse club

    Choosing the best Baltimore lacrosse club
    Joining a lacrosse club is a huge commitment that involves the entire family, and there are a number of things to consider. There’s the fit between coach and player, the number of practices required and, of course, cost. Maryland Family spoke with...
  • A new superintendent won't cure all that ails L.A. Unified

    A new superintendent won't cure all that ails L.A. Unified
    With John Deasy no longer in charge at the Los Angeles Unified School District, the school board needs a new superintendent who shares his passion for improving the lives of children in poverty, but not his adversarial approach or his refusal to listen to...
  • Witnessing A New Optimism In Journalism

    Witnessing A New Optimism In Journalism
    To mark the 250th anniversary of The Hartford Courant, Editor Andrew Julien made the following remarks at an Oct. 25 gala celebrating the event. The paper turns 250 Oct. 29. It's no big secret that it's been a rocky few years for us in the business of...
  • Native plants offer minimum maintenance, maximum benefits

    Is there such a thing as a low-maintenance garden? Some landscapers and horticulturists will tell you no – every garden needs maintenance of some kind. For the most part, they are right. From personal experience, I can tell you there are high-...
  • Spanking Is Not A Clear Cut Issue For Every Parent

    It's time once again for me to clarify my position on spanking. I arrived at this reluctant conclusion because twice in the last week, I've been informed that I believe in it, which is not exactly true. The problem is that in today's anti-intellectual...
  • Fox News expert calls for 'American jihad'

    Fox News expert calls for 'American jihad'
    Psychiatrist Keith Ablow, a regular Fox News contributor, has penned a column expressing some views that need to be discussed. I know this because Brian Kilmeade, co-host of the morning comedy program "Fox & Friends," said on today's show that Ablow has...
  • Democracy's most cherished act

    Democracy! A word, a way of life, our highest ideal: Everyone is equal; no one is marginal. I still feel the force of this word, though the middle syllable -- "mock" -- grows increasingly dominant when I hear it, especially now, as election season...
  • A case for reading political fiction

    A case for reading political fiction
    In an understandably cynical mood about the fractured state of American government, one might be inclined to wonder: When so much of politics and what politicians say is fiction to begin with, what does a reader need with political fiction? Fiction as...