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Recent viewpoints

With government for the people and by the people

by Francine De Sanctis

What does building infrastructure, improving health care, protecting voting rights, expanding economic opportunity, insuring clean water, and protecting women have in common? They

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President Fears Television Impact More Than Mueller Report

by Vincent De Sanctis

I recently learned that I am one of the 3% who have read the Mueller Report. I don’t consider the reading of this essential 448 page report some heroic undertaking. However t

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The Republican Party is no longer the Grand Old Party

by Mike Brown

     The Republican Party has been referred to for a century as the G.O.P., which stood for the Grand Old Party.  However, in recent decades, the party has failed to demonstra

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Annapolis 2019: Maryland is a Better Place

by Jim Franke

 For 90 days, 141 Delegates and 47 Senators considered 2,497 bills and resolutions in Annapolis. Each bill gets a hearing in a Committee. About a third of bills are presented to t

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Democrats’ Diversity: Shaping The 2020 Election Narrative

by Vincent De Sanctis

A dozen or more candidates are pursuing the Democratic Party presidential nomination for 2020. They offer an array of policy proposals that impact health care, income inequality, p

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Ban Styrofoam This Year

by Susan Olsen

  By Susan Olsen Environmentalists are hopeful that the state-wide ban on Styrofoam food containers in Maryland might make it through this legislative session in Annapolis. 

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Gun Control Progress? Possibly. Is There More to Do? Absolutely.

by Larry Pifer

Polls show that the majority of Americans want reasonable gun restrictions but fear of the National Rifle Association (NRA) has made that difficult, if not impossible, to achieve.

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Elections Have Consequences

by Bob Potter

Even though the chaos seems to be increasing as we enter the third year of Trump’s presidency, the last Congressional elections are likely to provide some relief. The newly elect

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Talbot Democrats Gain, Start Looking to 2020

by Dominic Terrone

As the dust settles on the 2018 elections locally, statewide and nationally, Democrats look forward with far more optimism toward further success in the 2020 presidential election

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Now It’s Time to Vote

by Rick Schiming

Our right to vote is a civic treasure and a solemn responsibility. In the silence of the voting booth we exercise our first line of defense and our last resort for our democracy. W

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