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  • Journalism Study Focuses on Baltimore

    It looks like more bad press for—and in—Baltimore. The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism released a study today on the news "ecosystem" of our fair city. It focuses on how the news is reported and who reports it, how it's disseminated, and the roles of new versus traditional media. The results are pretty chilling. Among other things, the Pew report found that local media outlets are more likely than they once were to parrot the official party line and base their stories on press releases.
  • Income Tax Rates Fall for Most Deserving

    Good news, taxpayers! The tax burden on the 400 most accomplished Americans—the linchpins of our modern economy—has fallen precipitously over the past two decades, even as their earnings have increased. They used to make only about 3,000 times...

    Budget Cuts All Bark, No Bite

    Back in May, City Paper reported on proposed budget cuts to the city's animal services. At the time, it appeared that Animal Control would lose the two drivers responsible for collecting thousands of dead animals a year. The Baltimore Animal Rescue and...

    The End

    At the start of this blog, I predicted that the financial crash would cause the government to spend huge money bailing out the people who caused it, adding a great deal to the national debt and sparking a crisis of confidence in the country's ability to...

    Third-party candidates fight two-party apathy and Tea Party headline-grabbing in governor's race

    The rise of the Tea Party this election season demonstrates that many American voters are looking for political messages and candidates outside the mainstream Republican and Democratic options. But where does that leave the Green Party, the Libertarian...