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Auschwitz Remembered: 70th anniversary of camp’s liberation

Young survivors at the camp, liberated by the Red Army in January 1945. (Wikipedia) Seventy-years ago today Russian troops liberated Auschwitz-Nazi Germany’s largest death camp where an estimated 1.1 million people – mostly Jewish perished. Fewer survivors of the Holocaust […]

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Auschwitz Remembered: 70th anniversary of camp’s liberation

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Young survivors at the camp, liberated by the Red Army in January 1945. (Wikipedia) Seventy-years ago today Russian troops liberated Auschwitz-Nazi Germany’s largest death camp where an estimated 1.1 million people – mostly Jewish perished. Fewer survivors of the Holocaust […]

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Jonathan Chait thinks PC’s a problem. He’s wrong

It'd be redundant to echo the righteous heat Jonathan Chait already is taking for his complaint that "the language police are perverting liberalism." I have touched on many of these points

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Governor Larry Hogan’s new administration appeals to diverse groups

Marylanders representing every demographic gathered in the Baltimore Convention Center’s main ballroom on Wednesday evening to attend Gov. Larry Hogan Jr. and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford’s Inauguration bash. Among those

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State of the Union: GOP to block Obama’s massive tax-cut compromise

During his State of the Union address tonight, President Obama will propose a series of massive tax cuts for families, the poor, and even the rich. These changes would

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Baltimore’s MLK Day Parade draws nearly 1,000 residents

Nearly one-thousand gathered at the crossroads of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and Eutaw Street on Monday afternoon to watch the annual parade commemorating the slain civil rights leader’s

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Counterpoint: Political correctness is awesome

Two recent articles published on this site are fascinating and instructive lessons about how the right uses complaints about “political correctness” to pursue exactly what they profess to criticize:

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PC policing after Hebdo attack blames victims instead of perpetrators

Media responses to last week’s attack on the Paris headquarters of controversial satirical- Charlie Hebdo - in which 12 people were slain - demonstrates how political correctness is indirectly being used to

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Martin Luther King Jr. rejected Capitalism

Bryan Renbaum has written an article for Baltimore Post-Examiner proposing that the movie Selma illustrates differences between MLK and today’s Civil Rights Leaders. I encourage readers to take a look

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Selma illustrates differences between MLK and today’s Civil Rights Leaders

Ava DuVernay’s new film Selma indirectly draws a stark contrast between Martin Luther King Jr. and current so-called civil rights leaders. Released worldwide on Jan. 9, the film depicts King’s

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Mitt Romney opens the door to 2016

So Mitt Romney has let it be known to a circle of donors that he's considering running for President a third time in 2016. For someone who's repeatedly sworn

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