Commentary

Guest Commentary: Nothing Has Changed in Baltimore — Yet

By Dan Sparaco   A young son challenges his father to a foot race. He thinks he will best the old man easily. But the...

Guest Commentary: Removing Monuments — Where Does It End?

In the aftermath of the Charlottesville tragedy, the debate over monuments to persons in America's past has elevated to a point where, too often,...

Guest Commentary: An Opportunity Lost With Taney Statue

By David A. Plymyer The hasty decision by Maryland’s State House Trust to remove the statue of Roger B. Taney from the grounds of the...

Guest Commentary: Under Maryland Law, Voters Get to Decide

By Charles ScheelerLast week, an extraordinary woman by the name of Krish Vignarajah announced she is running for governor of Maryland.Even as the United...

Guest Commentary: Baltimore Needs Real Progressive Leadership to Thrive

As the number of homicides in Baltimore surpasses record levels and city leaders pursue shortsighted measures to reduce violent crime by locking up more...

Guest Commentary: GOP Still Has a Chance to Repeal Obamacare — If They Can...

By Charlie GerowLet's start with what should be obvious: Obamacare has failed.It never did what it promised. The Affordable Care Act wasn't so affordable....

Guest Commentary: The ‘Bully Pulpit’ – Then and Now

By David ReelIn today’s contentious political arena, few topics generate more intense discussion than the “proper” roles of the media and the “proper’ roles...

Guest Commentary: Five Things Democrats Need to Learn from the Georgia Special Election

By Charlie GerowIn each of the special elections since Donald Trump became president, Democrats have touted their candidacies as a chance to show the...

Commentary: Rushern Baker, Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats’ Dilemma

By Josh KurtzI’ve been having a hard time separating Rushern Baker’s announcement this week that he is running for governor with the Democrats’ deflating...

Guest Commentary: The Lessons of Rockville High School

By George LeventhalI hope all elected officials, and the public, will take a lesson from the tragic events following a sexual encounter at Rockville...