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  • Gaza conflict spurs call to action for Baltimore’s pro-Israel students

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    By Published July 30, 2014 at 9:44 AM - No Comments Almost twenty-five hundred years ago, the Greek dramatist Aeschylus observed that in war, truth is the first casualty. The verity of that adage may be seen today as diverging accounts of the conflict in Gaza have clouded longstanding issues while […]

    Gaza conflict spurs call to action for Baltimore’s pro-Israel students
  • TV Tropes, fans and media analysis: Part 1

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    By Published July 30, 2014 at 8:01 AM - No Comments When I was in college, I had an English professor who gave her students some advice I still try to stand by to this day. “Don’t just summarize the material,” she’d say. “We’ve both read the book. We both know […]

    TV Tropes, fans and media analysis: Part 1
  • Libertarians played politics with the Holocaust – and they’re still doing it

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    By Published July 28, 2014 at 10:25 PM - 4 Comments Mark Ames pulled a hell of a skeleton out of the Libertarian closet last week – but the real spectacle is the mob of partisans trying to shut it back in. “I’m waiting for Mark Ames to get his teeth […]

    Libertarians played politics with the Holocaust – and they’re still doing it
  • How to get private investors to invest in Baltimore’s social ills

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    By Published July 28, 2014 at 7:39 AM - No Comments As my last column on the Harbor Point Project began to make its rounds on different sites, I started to see some disturbing commentary. A lot of people feel that as cities pursue development dollars and the jobs that come […]

    How to get private investors to invest in Baltimore’s social ills
  • Rick Scott’s tactics finally catch up with him

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    By Published July 28, 2014 at 7:19 AM - 8 Comments How Rick Scott’s media stonewall is just the latest antic of America’s most contemptible governor If states really are the laboratories of America’s democracy, then Florida under Governor Rick “I’m not a scientist” Scott could be in deep trouble. That’s […]

    Rick Scott’s tactics finally catch up with him
  • New Mercury Nonfiction Reading Series brings out great reads

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    By Published July 27, 2014 at 5:01 AM - No Comments The popular nonfiction series, “The New Mercury Readings,” presented on Saturday afternoon featured Gary Vikan, Elisabeth Dahl, Dan Pendick and Jennifer Mendelsohn. Deborah Rudacille and John Barry served as co-hosts for the event. The literary happening was staged at “The Windup Space,” on […]

    New Mercury Nonfiction Reading Series brings out great reads
  • Frances Oldham Kelsey – a true American hero turns 100

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    By Published July 26, 2014 at 10:37 AM - No Comments America’s greatest living heroine has just celebrated her 100th birthday — and not a single outlet on our benighted, self-regarding, ignorant, Kardashian-crazed media has noticed. No one, it seems, remembers Frances Oldham Kelsey. Yet this soft-spoken, impeccably mannered Canadian lady […]

    Frances Oldham Kelsey – a true American hero turns 100
  • Central American foreign ministers to lobby Obama administration on migration crisis

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    By Published July 25, 2014 at 8:46 AM - No Comments WASHINGTON — The foreign ministers of three Central American nations — appearing jointly at a Washington conference on immigration policy — urged the United States to protect the welfare of all children trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border while helping their […]

    Central American foreign ministers to lobby Obama administration on migration crisis



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