Commentary

Opinion: To Move Montgomery Forward, County Must Find Common Ground

I am a Democrat running for an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Council. In this piece I’ll share with you a little about...

Election Reformers Cranking Up Before Session

Efforts to improve the integrity of the election process in Maryland are gearing up ahead of next year’s General Assembly session.On Tuesday morning, good...

Guest Commentary: Trump's Tax Cuts Are the Right Cuts at the Right Time

Most Americans agree that tax reform and significant tax cuts are badly needed. The keys to successfully reinventing our tax system are to make it...

Guest Commentary: Leadership Gap in Dist. 41 Needs to Be Filled by a Teacher

While much attention has been paid to the circumstances surrounding Sen. Nathaniel Oaks’ resignation from the Maryland Senate, all eyes will now turn to...

Guest Commentary: Nothing to Fear From Citizenship Question on Census

Censuses are as old as civilization. One of the more notable ones took place when the Romans took over Judea and organized a census...

Guest Commentary: Message to Mayor Pugh: 9 Billion Reasons to Collaborate

Mayor Pugh, thank you for validating and vindicating the fundamentals of The Baltimore Renaissance Revitalization Project by advocating for a $1 billion revitalization fund...

Guest Commentary: Leadership Gap in Dist. 41 Needs to Be Filled by a Teacher

By J.D. MerrillWhile much attention has been paid to the circumstances surrounding Sen. Nathaniel Oaks’ resignation from the Maryland Senate, all eyes will now...

Guest Commentary: Nothing to Fear From Citizenship Question on Census

By Charlie GerowCensuses are as old as civilization. One of the more notable ones took place when the Romans took over Judea and organized...

Frank DeFilippo: Redistricting Reform Could Make a Bad System Worse

Redistricting is legalized body-snatching. Everybody knows it. Everyone does it. Former Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) admitted the ruse in a deposition. Implicit in Republican...

Guest Commentary: Message to Mayor Pugh: 9 Billion Reasons to Collaborate

By Kahan S. Dhillon Jr.Mayor Pugh, thank you for validating and vindicating the fundamentals of The Baltimore Renaissance Revitalization Project by advocating for a...