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  • Denial of the Day

    [caption id="attachment_13178" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="You should have thought of this before you took that balance transfer offer, thug!"][/caption] Below, reproduced in its entirety, is a press release we just got from our friends at...
  • For Pit Bulls, No More Freebies

    In a little-noticed ruling, (link to pdf) the Maryland Court of Appeals has changed a long-standing "one free bite" rule regarding dog bite victims' rights to receive compensation for their injuries: We are modifying the Maryland common law of liability...
  • More links in the drone kill chain

    The U.S. Justice Department has apparently given a dubious legal OK for senior Obama Administration officials--not just the President himself--to order the killing of any U.S. citizen abroad if he is thought to be a "senior operational leader of al-...
  • Watch Bill O’Reilly call MD corrections boss Maynard "a moron" over BGF scandal

    Fox News show The O'Reilly Factor yesterday aired a new segment about Maryland's correctional corruption scandal (watch it below), with correspondent Jesse Watters interviewing an anonymous former Baltimore City Detention Center detainee who described a...
  • X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: April 9, 2003

    Afefe Tyehimba's feature gets the word on Poetry for the People Baltimore. In Mobtown Beat, Waris Banks reports on an alleged screw-up at Baltimore's Department of Social Services and David Morley reports on community reaction in Pimlico to a killed...
  • Inside Scholars

    Your recent cover story ("Heart of Darkness," Feature, May 7) was about the Jessup Correctional Institution (JCI) Scholars, and a unique volunteer program initiated by Loyola University philosophy professor Drew Leder. As one of the JCI Scholars, I...
  • Towson University audit shows how government works--and for whom

    A state legislative audit of Towson University that came out today illustrates the way insiders take care of each other despite the rules that supposedly govern contract bidding, government procurement and civil service employment. Say you're a favored...
  • News & Media

    News & Media
    BEST POLITICIAN Martin O’Malley Love him or hate him, this has been a good year for Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D). Two O’Malley-backed laws got the nods of the majorities of Maryland voters in last fall’s elections—...
  • Union tosses monkey wrench in mayor's "Change to Grow" plan

    [caption id="attachment_17257" align="alignleft" width="300"] Councilwoman Helen Holton preaches at the hearing while Councilman Bill Cole ponders[/caption] With the help of Councilwoman Helen Holton (8th District), city union tossed a monkey wrench in...
  • O'Malley's Reddit appearance goes about as well as expected

    O'Malley's Reddit appearance goes about as well as expected
    [caption id="attachment_21523" align="alignleft" width="300"] O'Malley's AMA: Not pretty[/caption] Governor Martin O'Malley followed the well-trod path to Presidential Viability this morning with an "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) on the highly-relevant web...
  • That time the liquor board chairman quoted the Smiths

    Photo illustration by Charlie Herrick. Politicians and public officials often try to co-opt songs and pop culture references when they're on the campaign trail. It makes them "relatable" or something. It's rarer to see a public official cite lyrics when...
  • O’Malley campaigns to the cops and judges

    The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council  is the best free lunch you can get on a Wednesday afternoon. Every second Wednesday of the month (except August), an array of prosecutors, city officials, and brass from the police department, jail, and prison...