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Don’t like it? Resign
First off, I agree with over 80 percent of your readers that Delauter should resign after making those lewd and vulgar comments regarding County Executive Jan Gardner. Those are remarks made by the mo
Facts, not opinions
I’ve heard many opinions on recent riots in Baltimore, many of them based on feelings, not on facts. Here are a list of facts I think are pertinent the issues at hand:
MVA parallel parking decision curious
The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration last week removed parallel parking from the list of skills aspiring drivers must demonstrate in order to receive their licenses.
Blame the voters
The May 23 Frederick News-Post headline claimed “Delauter’s radio comments incite tension.” The headline made me wonder if the headline writer has been reading the newspaper.
Hogan’s softer road
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 20:51:02 EDT
Last week, Gov. Larry Hogan essentially wrapped up the 2015 legislative calendar by deciding the fate of some of the more controversial bills passed by the General Assembly earlier this year. While one can debate the merits of some of his individual choices — whether to veto, sign or embrace the...
EDITORIAL: Singapore to test Obama strength against China aggression in Pacific
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 20:01:04 -0400
Americans and Chinese officials will stand toe to toe in Singapore this weekend at the annual Shangri-la conference of international war-making officials. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Adm. Sun Jianguo, the deputy chief of staff of the People's Liberation Army, will have an audience of military and civilian strategists from ...
#WTF? How about a ‘lack of class & education’?
Managing Editor Headlee’s assertion that “WTF” has crossed the line into popular usage and is therefore OK to use as a headline in the newspaper, but delete it when used in blogs and comments, is a we
EDITORIAL: Civil-forfeiture laws must be reformed
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 19:29:06 -0400
Reform of civil-forfeiture laws is an idea whose time has come. This is an issue that unites conservatives and liberals, Republicans and Democrats. FreedomWorks, on the right, and the Center for American Progress, on the left, invited writers, bloggers and think-tank analysts to a daylong conference the other day to ...
EDITORIAL: Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey flirts with China, Hamas ally Islamists
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 20:03:06 -0400
The course of Turkey hangs on the outcome of the elections June 7, but there's more than provincial interests at stake. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, eager to transform his nation as well as his presidency, is reaching for more power. His erratic public statements and policy feints in all directions ...
Storm in a teacup
As a resident of Frederick County, I am extremely disappointed with the actions of the county leadership concerning the ethics “issue” involving Councilman Kirby Delauter. None of the involved county
#WTF column elicits WTF response
The Saturday edition of The Frederick News-Post published Managing Editor Terry Headlee’s explanation for “#WTF” in “72 Hours.” The rationale attempts to justify substituting trendiness, no matter if
Maybe it isn’t the charter
My first thought was that we should have read the charter more carefully before voting for it, but then I read it again. I didn’t see a word about the county executive having the powers of a dictator.
EDITORIAL: Obama’s amnesty hits another wall
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 19:29:07 -0400
Texas is flooded, and it's not just the water. The state has been inundated with illegal immigrants surging across its border, egged on by President Obama's unprecedented grant of amnesty to millions who have no right to be here. Though powerless to stop the rain, a federal court has reinforced ...
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