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Is Trump’s America Still ‘The Leader of the Free World’?

by Rick Lynch

Holding fast to the belief that most Americans remain very proud of our nation’s long-standing reputation as “the leader of the free world,” one cannot help feeling very dist

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Confederate Symbols Should Be Moved

by Dominic Terrone

In New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu has successfully led a campaign to move four Confederate statues from prominent places in that city. Three of the four were tributes to Robert

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Why Does Talbot County Continue to Honor the Local Confederate Losers?

by Dominic Terrone

The terrible spectacle of violence in Charlottesville, VA, on Saturday, August 12, is a clear reflection of the alt-right, white supremacist, neo-nazi, Confederate Flag supporters

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Democrats Aren’t the Problem; It’s Trump

by Dominic Terrone

I read the June 27, 2017, editorial in the Easton Star Democrat with surprise.  As a voter who is deeply concerned for all of my family, friends and neighbors locally and nationwi

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Alt-Left? They Won the Second World War!

by Rich Levy

President Trump’s explanation of alt-left and alt-right, as two violent, mirrored extremes at loggerheads, was personally very enlightening. I now understand that allies such

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Talbot’s Shame Continues

by Richard Calkins

The Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks American hate groups, has reported a significant increase in the number of hate organizations and their members in Maryland.  The KKK

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Harris Is Wrong on Health Insurance

by Steve Bailey

When Congressman Andy Harris spoke Thursday, Aug. 10, to the Cambridge Rotary Club, as reported in the Aug. 13 Star Democrat, he said some things about health insurance that are si

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The Talbot Boys and Charlottesville

by Rich Levy

One dead, dozens injured at a white supremacist’s rally in Charlottesville, VA on Saturday. Racist marchers, with a torch-lit, MAGA-hatted chorus of Nazi sloganeering, assau

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Generals can’t moderate Trump

by Rich Levy

Many are hopefully regarding Generals Kelly, Mattis, and McMaster, as “moderating influences” on Trump, restraining the President’s most ignorant impulsiveness wi

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Rest easy and be well

by Carol Voyles

We haven’t heard from Rick Kollinger in a while. It’s good to know that the Easton Star Democrat cartoonist and occasional columnist is doing well, and we do have something in

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