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Do you hate President Trump?

BALTIMORE – As Congress debated millions of us into auditory numbness last week on the way to impeaching President Donald Trump, there was an unsettling word that kept coming up like an acid reflux. The word was “hate.” Rep. Doug […]

Do you hate President Trump?

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BALTIMORE – As Congress debated millions of us into auditory numbness last week on the way to impeaching President Donald Trump, there was an unsettling word that kept coming up like an acid reflux. The word was “hate.” Rep. Doug […]

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Nations Jobs Report: ‘Good News America. Not so good, Baltimore.’

BALTIMORE – The deep thinkers in Washington are applauding the latest U.S. jobs numbers, but what should we say to the thousands around here who work for giant Amazon,

Martin O’Malley tears into Trump Homeland Security official at the Irish Pub Dubliner in D.C.

BALTIMORE – When Martin O’Malley was mayor of this city, he kept a sign on a wall above his City Hall desk that said, “No Irish Need Apply.” It was

Baltimore becomes a national punch line again

BALTIMORE – Once again, this city becomes part of a national punch line for municipal humiliation. This time it’s another mayor, Catherine Pugh, banished from City Hall, now pleading

Maryland still has not settled the public school segregation argument

BALTIMORE – In the spring of 1954, when the U.S. Supreme Court decreed America’s public schools racially integrated, this city’s leaders quickly complied. The surrounding counties did not, and

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

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,

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