Monthly Archives: December 2010

Maryland’s Gambling Governors

Maryland’s Gambling Governors—lies, damned lies, and statistics [Published in Baltimore on November 1, 2010.  See] By Douglas M. Schmidt Years from today, if Marylanders are asked to cite Governor Martin O’Malley’s greatest achievement while in office, the first answer will be, “He was the governor who gave us slots.” The Governor’s ego and […]

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Where’s the rage?

Another promising Baltimore youngster has lost his life to violence; what are we going to do about it? [Published in The Baltimore Sun on July 20, 2010.  See,0,307036.story] By Douglas M. Schmidt 5:17 PM EDT, July 20, 2010 John Crowder, playing for Our Lady of Mt. Carmel High School, was a special and feared […]

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