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Remembering a time when soldiers were called heroes

BALTIMORE — The nation now arrives at a strange Veteran’s Day holiday when two decorated soldiers, William Taylor and Alexander Vindman, find themselves targeted for slander by America’s commander in chief, Donald Trump, the famous wartime hero of the Battle of […]

Remembering a time when soldiers were called heroes

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BALTIMORE — The nation now arrives at a strange Veteran’s Day holiday when two decorated soldiers, William Taylor and Alexander Vindman, find themselves targeted for slander by America’s commander in chief, Donald Trump, the famous wartime hero of the Battle of […]

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Trump barters the lives of vulnerable people for his own political profit

BALTIMORE – In the pristine hearing rooms of the U.S. Congress, where they do their fighting with empty, bloated words, the most awful element of Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment

Pelosi delivers grace as the city mourns two Baltimore giants

BALTIMORE  — For a few brief, shining moments last week, Nancy Pelosi came back to her old home town to eulogize her late brother, Tommy D’Alesandro, and her late

Who will carry Rep. Elijah Cummings’ torch?

(Photo of DNC Convention in 2008 by Fickr by Tory) BALTIMORE – In a week in which Elijah Cummings goes to his grave, I’m remembering a rainy afternoon years

Shepard Smith needs to write a book on his departure from Fox News

BALTIMORE – I can’t wait to read Shepard Smith’s book about his combat years at Fox News, which ended last week when he suddenly announced, live, on the air,

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is wrong to limit impeachment inquiry

BALTIMORE – Millions of Americans think President Donald Trump can do no wrong, but millions more of us have a grip on reality. This goes far beyond political persuasion.

Hunter Biden did nothing wrong, but can the same be said about Trump’s kids?

BALTIMORE — So there I was, chatting with a city cop and a couple of Amtrak workers at Penn Station here while awaiting my wife’s train from New York,

Children and birds are telling us the Earth is dying but is anyone listening?

BALTIMORE – If you listen carefully, past the thundering of the children, you might yet hear the singing of birds. There’s still some time. And, with their own frail

President Trump doesn’t know Baltimore

BALTIMORE – The more Donald Trump talks, the more he shows us he feels not an ounce of empathy and understands not a heartbeat of history. He calls this city

The Republican party is dead

BALTIMORE– The last time we had a Republican mayor in my home town, his name was Theodore McKeldin, and the last time I saw him, he was delivering my

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