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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Different Kind of Book Signing
Tom McLaughlin

Kuching, Malaysia Borneo – It was a success of sorts. I think. Maybe. Everybody said it was. The book signing.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

A Changing Lexicon
Harry M. Covert

There is nothing funny, witty or humorous from Baltimore’s week of unrest. Usually through trials and tribulations pain in many instances can be assuaged with some harmless amusement.

Monday, May 4, 2015

A Man in Charge
Richard B. Weldon Jr.

He strode into the press conference reeking of a mixture of confidence and control, exactly the characteristics that had been missing from previous media opportunities. Following a night of rioting, looting, arson and angry confrontations between protesters and law enforcement, the Governor of Maryland simply and clearly described his objectives.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Growing Up and Being Successful
Joe Charlebois

There once was a young man making his way in the world, who was blessed by God with intelligence, strength and ingenuity.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Time to Support Our Police
Patricia A. Kelly

We are reeling from Monday’s riot in Baltimore. The people rioting are not animals, and mostly not even thugs, although those from outside, including whoever sent high school students the “Purge” message, along with riot instigators, arsonists and looters, are despicable.

A Conundrum, Maze of Facts
Harry M. Covert

Lip service has been spewing non-stop out of Baltimore the past week or so. It is likely to continue full blast, so let us contribute further as to the declared emergency.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Enough with This Gay-ness
Tom McLaughlin

Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – I am so happy you are gay. I am ecstatic that you transgendered. I count with unmitigated joy every time a state passes the gay marriage act. I weep huge tears and lock myself in a room when a judge, federal or state, says you can get married. I read on Facebook and tear up every time one of you comes out of the closet.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Threats to Baltimore Police Abound
Harry M. Covert

The tragedy that’s continued to unfold in Baltimore truly effects all segments of Maryland life and most all communities, large and small. There have been no easy answers to Freddie Gray’s death two weeks ago, and the city’s political and police officials have gone to the nth degree to salve the matter.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Itís That Time Again
Guest Columnist

Kirby Delauter

Budget season is here and the County Council received Executive Jan Gardner's proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget 13 days ago. She proposes $10 million in new spending which includes $4.2 million "above" maintenance of effort for county public schools.

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