Editorial: Montgomery County should proceed with public financing of campaigns

By Editorial Board July 12 at 6:37 PM MONTGOMERY COUNTY has been buffeted for years by criticism — much of it justified — that developers and labor unions exercise outsize influence in local elections and, therefore, in the spending decisions made by elected officials who have...

Editorial: Highway Transportation Fund needs a permanent and simple fix

By Editorial Board July 12 at 6:37 PM WITH THE Highway Trust Fund running dangerously low on cash, threatening infrastructure projects across the country in the height of construction season, members of Congress seem to have settled on their latest short-term gimmick to pay for...

Editorial: UnGoogled: The disastrous results of the ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

By Editorial Board July 12 at 6:38 PM TWO MONTHS after a European Court of Justice ruling, the “right to be forgotten” is not looking too wise. Complying with the court’s order, Google, which has received more than 70,000 “right to be forgotten” requests since May, this...
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“Repurposed” Building

Milepost 851 OK, take a look at the photo above and see if you recognize the building in it. It’s a model railroad classic and has been around for a long time. Does this image help any? Give up? It is the top half of an older Atlas Signal Tower. As I mentioned, this...