Commentary

Guest Commentary: Congress, Do Not Let Us Down

Editor's Note: The following is a letter that Linda Sobel Katz, a former aide to ex-Rep. Mike Barnes (D-Md.), wrote to Rep. Jamie Raskin...

Guest Commentary: After Roy Moore, Here’s What Republicans Need to Do to Start Winning

When Democrat Doug Jones won the U.S. Senate seat in ruby red Alabama last week, he overturned a generation-long streak of Republicans winning Yellowhammer...

Guest Commentary: Montgomery County Can Thrive Without Raising Property Taxes

By Neil H. GreenbergerEditor’s note: This is the eighth in a series. More than 25 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the...

Guest Commentary: Affirming Our First Amendment Right to Boycott

Statement by the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville, Md.: As Unitarian Universalists, we affirm the right of conscience and the use...

Guest Commentary: Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration Was Just Recognizing Reality

By Charlie GerowPresident Trump's declaration didn't make Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Jerusalem has been the capital of Israel for more than 3,000 years.King...

Guest Commentary: To Move Montgomery Forward, County Must Find Common Ground

By Bill ConwayEditor’s note: This is the seventh in a series. More than 25 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Montgomery...

Letter to the Editor: Del. Mark Fisher Raps Senate President’s Baltimore Event

Editor's Note: The following was submitted in response to our Nov. 28 item on several high-dollar fundraisers in December -- including one for Senate...

Letter to the Editor: Amie Hoeber Responds to Ben Shnider’s Op-ed on Traffic, Praises...

By Amie HoeberOn Nov. 19, Ben Shnider, a Democratic candidate for the Montgomery County Council, recently wrote a commentary in Maryland Matters on Interstate...

Guest Commentary: Reading the Tea Leaves

By Jim BurtonOver the last few days, much has been made about the November’s election results and their impact on Maryland’s 2018 elections. Remember,...

Guest Commentary: For Republicans, Roy Moore Saga Is a Stew of Problems

By Charlie GerowNew allegations about Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore continue to roll like the Crimson Tide.At the same time so are charges,...