Cardin’s horrible deal for wildlife

Jamie Pang

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, joined forces last week with the one of the Senate’s least environmentally friendly senators, Republican Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming, to introduce the cynically named “Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation for Wildlife Act,” which would ...

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The offensive offensive

Jack LB Gohn

Even his biggest fans would probably agree that President Donald Trump is the most incivil president in our history. The almost daily outpouring of venom, spleen and gaucherie from the White House is both beyond dispute and unprecedented. Whether it ...

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Commentary: A better sentencing philosophy

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In 1787, Alexander Hamilton explained that there must be penalties for violations of the law; otherwise, laws would “amount to nothing more than advice or recommendation.” Since its founding, the United States has been clear about the necessity of punishment ...

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The fireworks were for me

Veronica Cool Bigger

In 1984, on a momentous day, my plane landed in New York City, and as we exited JFK Airport and jumped into a taxi, fireworks started lighting up the sky. I was already amazed by the skyscrapers, the busyness and ...

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