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True patriotism
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
To my loving, caring, generous and patriotic Democratic, Republican and tea party friends: We have to stop this hate from within. We have to stop the name-calling — Hitler, Nazi, monkey, etc. — if we

Tragedy in Jerusalem
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:01:00 EST
There can be no excuse, no explanation, no reasoned or even plausible justification for the horrific attack on a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday that left four rabbis and an Israeli police officer dead. The assailants, two Palestinian militants armed with axes, meat cleavers and a gun who entered...

The police are snooping
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:55:00 EST
If you're a criminal and use a cellphone to communicate with your partners in crime, there's something you probably should know: The police may not only have your number, they may be able to pinpoint your location to within a few feet wherever you are and find you even if you're not talking...

What do you say to a dying patient?
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
I just got back from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization annual conference in Nashville. A hot topic in one of our sessions was how to help dying patients experience a quality of lif

Legal sports betting in Maryland’s future?
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
Maryland went through years of strife before finally legalizing gambling. Now the state has five operating casinos, and a sixth, MGM National Harbor, is scheduled to start rolling the dice in 2016.

EDITORIAL: Republicans uphold NSA snooping
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:13:23 -0500

Invoking the Constitution is the common rhetoric of many politicians who swore to follow and defend it, but a lot of them have obviously never read it, or if they have, didn't understand it. The Founding Fathers wrote it in plain English, simple enough for even a lawyer to understand, ...

Closed for Thanksgiving
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
I was glad to read in your Nov. 6 edition that a lot of businesses have chosen not to be open on Thanksgiving Day so their employees can spend this very important holiday with their families. I believ

EDITORIAL: Obama’s lack of leadership in Ferguson
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:13:05 -0500

When a fire breaks out, the brave come running. Those of lesser courage gather only to watch. Still others revel in the spectacle of destruction, as if cheering on the flames with chants of "burn, baby, burn."

President Obama is among those of lesser courage since convulsion over racial tragedy ...

Tax credit for ‘House of Cards,’ other productions is waste of money
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
Time to yell “Cut!” on the generous tax credit Maryland has used to lure television productions such as “Veep” and “House of Cards” to the state. A lengthy draft report issued this week by the nonpart

Humanity can’t manage without trust in God
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
The article “Pope reinforces traditional family values” in Tuesday's FNP reported that he was “seeking to assure the church’s right-wing base that he is not a renegade.” It further reported that “Vati

New radicalism
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
As we all know, the 2014 midterm elections brought about sweeping changes to our local form of government here in Frederick County. Irrespective of which party won this district or that, the hope and

Keystone comes up dry
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:52:00 EST
Tuesday evening's Senate vote to approve the Keystone XL pipeline may have come up one vote shy of the necessary 60-vote margin, but it's surely not the last we've heard of the project. Republicans have become so enamored of TransCanada's vision of a 1,200-mile link from Canadian tar sands...

EDITORIAL: Government bailouts in recession do more harm than good
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:13:15 -0500

Janet Yellen, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, has announced at last an end to something called Quantitative Easing. This monetary expansion program has pumped trillions of dollars of new money into the financial system, basically by running the government printing presses.

Over the past six years, the Fed has ...

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