Maryland Politics

Sheriff Fitzgerald and What Money Magazine Won’t Tell You About Howard Co

Perhaps Sheriff Fitzgerald should have been interviewed when Money Magazine recently listed Columbia, Maryland as being the #1 place to live among towns with 50-300k residents. That statement isn’t meant to be click-bait for this story. It’s meant to start a discussion about the realities that aren’t always seen (or known) about the towns where…

Is Howard County really color-blind?

Having been born and raised in York, PA to a white mother and black father, most of the “racism” I experienced as a young child was the result of not being considered “black enough” for the friends of my black friends and an object for inspection or not light enough for the friends of my…

A Letter to Gov. Hogan (R-Md), From a Democrat Who Voted For Him (UPDATED)

Updated November 2016: I’ve decided that Gov Hogan isn’t the sort of politician who thinks it important to keep one’s word. I’ll remember that the next election cycle. As will everyone who reads this.   Updated as of December 2015:  As of today’s date, Gov. Hogan’s office has failed to respond as he indicated that…