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  • O’Malley campaigns to the cops and judges

    The Criminal Justice Coordinating CouncilĀ  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...
  • Government shutdown to cause MARC changes, boiling rage...

    [caption id="attachment_19089" align="alignleft" width="186"] Illustration by Emily Flake[/caption] A government shutdown is looking ever-more inevitable, and the Congressional approval ratings at CP HQ are drifting into the sub-zero zone. While we...
  • Tom Clancy, dead at 66, was an unlikely Baltimore booster

    Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr., a Baltimore boy from the start, died last night at Johns Hopkins Hospital from a so-far undisclosed medical condition. The 66-year-old author, a top seller since the overnight sensation of 1984's The Hunt for Red October, was...
  • Angry residents turn out at Canton Red Line meeting

    Last night the Maryland Transportation Authority hosted its second meeting regarding the maintenance of traffic during construction of the Baltimore Red Line's Downtown East Portal. For several years now, the controversial east-west train line has been...
  • Drug-Dealing Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club Chapter President Wins One, Thanks to Government Error

    He may be doing four years in Maryland prison for possessing with intent to distribute drugs, but 51-year-old Robert Scott Grieninger, Southern Maryland chapter president of the Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club, gets to keep his 2007 Harley Davidson Street...
  • MO'M's Weekend in New Hampshire

    Governor Martin O'Malley's campaign machine sends this video today and encourages us to "share it with your friends." And so we do but, having pondered the first 10 seconds of it, we also have to ask: did Baltimore's former mayor, the man who claims to...
  • Former prosecutor Croyder runs against judge known for "subtle sexual harassment"

    Page Croyder, a retired assistant states attorney who for years has blogged about the internal workings of the justice system in Baltimore, announced today that she is running for circuit court judge. "I stand for truth, transparency, and fairness in...
  • Sun ends partnership with conservative political blog

    One of the problems of running a modern American daily newspaper in the current divided political climate is keeping conservative readers happy, especially on the opinion side. Conservative readers have long railed against journalists as inherently...
  • Public Service Commission fines power company $350,000

    False promises, sudden price increases and switching people to their service without even informing them are just three of the violations the Maryland Public Service Commission cited against Starion Energy today, levying a $350,000 fine. Delaware-based...
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Bullshit

    [caption id="attachment_20034" align="alignleft" width="240"] Illustration by Alex Fine[/caption] Governor Martin O'Malley delivered his final State of the State address this morning. It did not disappoint, so full was it of measures and metrics and, oh...
  • How Clean Currents’ demise is going to cost you

    Clean Currents, a green electricity supplier to customers in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. shut down abruptly on Friday, January 31, leaving a message on its web site: "With deep regret, we have to announce that the recent extreme weather,...
  • Another Governor Guitar Sighting

    Martin O'Malley's office has a history of sending out videos of the governor and frontman for O'Malley's March singing and playing guitar. This week O'Pac—O'Malley's political action group—sends this adorable video: O'Malley's media minder...