Commentary

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,...

Guest Commentary: We Can’t Pave Our Way Out of Traffic on I-270

I love living in Rockville. However, the amount of time I spend in traffic along the I-270 corridor can make living in this place...

Guest Commentary: Time for New Voices, New Leaders for Maryland

By Dan MedingerI’ve been a longtime resident of Howard County and Ellicott City and love everything about our state of Maryland – from its...

Guest Commentary: Montgomery County at a Crossroads

By Marilyn BalcombeEditor’s note: This is the sixth in a series. More than 20 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Montgomery...