Clinton rejected on gun control

Rallying her base — and putting her enemies on notice — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton told a debate audience in...

October 30th, 2015 |  


The politicians play politics

Playing politics is not the same thing as lying. Lying constitutes suppressing the truth either overtly or covertly. Playing politics has nothing to d...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Still torture after all these years

Thomas Buergenthal, 81, was a judge for the International Criminal Court (ICC) for 10 years. Last July he said the architects of systematic torture in...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Who is dying? Odom or Pitino?

Lamar Odom’s drug overdose and weekend frolic in a Las Vegas house of prostitution made national headlines. News reports indicate that he is bet...

October 30th, 2015 |  


An awfully bitter brew

Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall/ 99 bottles of beer/ Take one down, pass it around… only one bottle of beer on the wall.Most people neve...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Congress’s problems are fixable

A lot of ink is being spilled about the speakership drama in the U.S. House, the demands by members of the conservative Freedom Caucus, and the turmoi...

October 30th, 2015 |  


A Community Watch in Lockhart

What a turn-out Tuesday night for our town meeting!! The room was full of concerned citizens wanting to hear what Sheriff Taylor had to say about Comm...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Taking out the trash burners

Having scored one big victory for jobs and the environment, a group of Baltimore activists is trying to take things to the next level. Curtis Bay, the...

October 27th, 2015 |  


The Great Pumpkin shortage is coming

Pumpkin fever is back.The latest bout of this seasonal disorder has infected Hostess Twinkies and moved Starbucks to put a smidge of real pumpkin in i...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Your Internet provider is distorting free speech

Earlier this year, the Newseum Institute asked 1,000 Americans to name their rights under the First Amendment. A clear majority listed freedom of spee...

October 27th, 2015 |