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Amend Maryland’s state song, don’t end it

A bill is moving through the Maryland General Assembly that would retire our official State song, “Maryland, My Maryland,” and reestablish it as “the Historical State song”.  If SB790 becomes law, Maryland will be without an official State song. The […]

Amend Maryland’s state song, don’t end it

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A bill is moving through the Maryland General Assembly that would retire our official State song, “Maryland, My Maryland,” and reestablish it as “the Historical State song”.  If SB790 becomes law, Maryland will be without an official State song. The […]

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Torture in America: Battling the death penalty

If you’re thirsting to understand our increasingly cold, jaundiced, at times carcinogenic society, James Baldwin’s singular insight about America and his dizzying, divine command of the English language are

Alabama has a history of torturing poor people

If you have a high-profile lawyer with powerful friends and you’re tortured while on death row in Alabama, everyone in the nation not only knows about it — overwhelmingly,

Gun advocacy can be a funny topic

I couldn’t help myself. I know, I should know better, but sometimes I just feel the need to engage people over hot button issues and what better one is

Shared parenting after divorce: Maryland legislators should consider Arizona’s success

The Washington Post recently urged Maryland lawmakers to reject a presumption of shared parenting time for the children of divorced parents. The Post Editorial Board made the false assumption that it

Capital punishment could come to an end in America

Wiping the stain of capital punishment clean On Monday, the Supreme Court will decide whether to hear a case with the potential to end this nation’s abominably long and freakish

Outrage over GQ is tied to IQ

I did some really deep research today and found out GQ magazine has a little over 600,000 subscribers and about 800,000 readers. In other words, most people, myself included,

Sexual harassment isn’t just a Hollywood issue

Sexual assault is not something that should be a hot topic. It shouldn’t be trending, but the truth has reared its ugly head again, and now the public is

White House cuts ‘red tape’ to empower businesses

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is an editorial written by Robyn Sachs, who is the President and CEO of RMR & Associates, Inc. She was invited to the White House to

Mental health: It’s time to talk about it

Go ahead, admit it. You've thought about it. Maybe it was a fleeting moment. Perhaps it was something you pondered for a while and changed your mind. It may

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