Commentary

Howard Lee Gorrell: What Do Biden’s Fracking Views Mean for Maryland?

Leaving from his vacation house in the Nation’s Summer Capital of Rehoboth Beach, Del., a month ago, former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic...

Councilmember Dannielle Glaros: The Purple Line Needs True Leadership

Recently, I ventured into my office, after six months of virtual County Council sessions this year, with one purpose -- retrieving the original Purple...

Opinion: How to Watch the Presidential Debate

Critics of presidential debates argue that they are not necessary because they don’t change many votes. Since 84 million people watched the first 2016 presidential debate and according...

Frank DeFilippo: Maryland’s Slow March Toward Civil Rights

In the dim days of early 1963, still weeks before the Maryland General Assembly would defeat a proposed public accommodations law, and months before...
Ballot Questions

Bruce Adams: Do No Harm. Vote Against Montgomery Ballot Questions B and D

I enjoyed Josh Kurtz' whimsical trip back to the 1990s .Indeed, Ike Leggett and Connie Morella reentering the political fray is an extraordinary event...
Environmental Justice

Del. Sara Love: Why Does Environmental Justice Matter?

The more things change, the more they stay the same.In the 1960s the construction of Interstate 495 cut through the heart of many communities...

Sen. Paul Pinsky: Is the Governor’s Teflon Finally Wearing Off?

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, twice elected in the deep blue state of Maryland, was still garnering remarkably high favorable statewide poll ratings as late...
Sing America

Del. Pamela Queen: Don’t They Know That I, Too, Sing America?

America, my country 'tis of thee, has been and will always be, personally and collectively as a Black American, a place not only where...

Richard Vatz: Why Do Local Media Ignore Fatherless Families?

The Baltimore Sun headlined its single editorial on Sept. 15, "Baltimore's plague of gun violence continues."The lower case affectation could just as well have...

Frank DeFilippo: The Holy War Over Joe Biden’s Candidacy

The Roman Catholic Church is engaged in a holy war over Joe Biden’s candidacy for president.The breach is more a matter of individual conscience...