| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:22 PM
1. Get the murder rate under 200
Well, so much for getting the murder count below 200. Baltimore saw 211 homicides in 2014, a dozen more than our arbitrary resolution of 199, and it’s still horrifying to say that’s progress. Yeah, we had...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Obama-looking monster (supposed to be Anthony Brown) on the cover (“Face-Off,” Feature, Oct. 29). Hogan is the more obvious monster, and I find this work by talented artist D’Incau to border on the racist, as well as the...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The only thing more ridiculous than that Lil Jon video is the fact that those celebrities felt the need to make it in the first place (even though many of them didn't vote). Why can't you assholes just vote?
OK, I get it. You hate the two-party system....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Baltimore City voters' participation in yesterday's election that ushered Republican Larry Hogan in as the next governor of Maryland was about 35 percent, down about 10 percent from the last round of midterm elections in 2010. A bit more than 22 percent...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Looks like progressive Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur's advice to her supporters—to not write her in on the general-election ballot after her strong but insufficient showing in June's primary—was pretty much taken to heart,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:22 AM
If any of the 15,531 voters in Anne Arundel County's Fifth Councilmanic District who voted for the GOP's Michael Anthony Peroutka end up surprised when he tries to codify his theocratic, secessionist, creationist vision on the county, well, they've been...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Bob’s the Man
I was pleased to read the City Folk article about Bob Lienhardt and his fascinating life (Oct. 27). I had the pleasure of meeting Bob a few years ago while working for a state agency. He popped in one day, tote bag in hand, and after...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:22 AM
In University of Maryland Baltimore County political-science professor Thomas Schaller's recent op-ed in the Baltimore Sun, "Race had a role in Hogan's win," he compares the gubernatorial-election results in 2010, when Republican Robert Ehrlich lost to...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:26 AM
A brand-new report by the National Center on Family Homelessness, "America's Youngest Outcasts: A Report Card on Child Homelessness," puts the number of homeless youth in America at almost 2.5 million, or one in every 30 children—the highest ever....
| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Baltimore City’s first manufacturing forum took place on Oct. 7 in the Hilton, a deluxe hotel the city spent $300 million to build, which has lost about $50 million since its 2008 opening.
Caron Brace, the Mayor’s press secretary, and...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Nearly $275,000 in donations from the Baltimore area flowed into two political committees supporting the successful bid of Larry Hogan and Boyd Rutherford for Maryland State House in 2014, according to campaign-finance data, compared to a little more than...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:38 PM
In April, the Maryland Board of Elections made a momentous announcement: In order to comply with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the total amount of money Maryland political donors may lawfully give to campaigns in a four-year period is now unlimited,...