Tag: Barry Rascovar
What happened to the friendly, smiling, easy-going Larry Hogan? Mr. Nice Guy has morphed into Mr. Nasty.
Perhaps he’s spent too much time with his pal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the combative presidential hopeful with the mouth that roars.Read More
Coppin State University President Mortimer Neufville takes extreme exception to Barry Rascovar’s depiction of Coppin State University and the quality of the education our students receive. (The last few paragraphs in Caret comes home, Dec. 18)Read More
In Monday’s column, Barry Rascovar claimed that an “easy budget fix” for Maryland would be to stop projecting revenues in favor of using a previous year’s levels, and shifting the fiscal year from July-June to January-December.
His arguments are greatly flawed. Here are a few of his assertions and the sensible counters to them:Read More
“There you go again,” Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said at least twice to Republican candidate Larry Hogan Jr. in their third and final debate for the governor’s office.
It was true for both men, as they replayed comments from the previous two debates, their TV ads and stump speeches. They repeated facts, figures and fictions, true-life examples and exaggerations.
And here they go again, our commentators assess the debate: This posting contains nine separate commentaries from Len Lazarick, Todd Eberly, Barry Rascovar, Tom Schaller, Blair Lee, Rick Vatz, Brian Griffiths, Blaine Taylor, Melissa Bolling and Charlie Hayward.Read More
It was a more intimate setting Monday for the second TV debate between Republican Larry Hogan Jr. and Anthony Brown in their race for governor. Sitting side by side at a table in the studios of WJLA-News Channel 8 in Arlington the candidates went at it, questioned for an hour by three reporters. This story has links to all three video segments.
Here are the reviews and observations from seven commentators: Melissa Deckman, Blair Lee, Barry Rascovar, Brian Griffiths, Rick Vatz, Blaine Taylor and Len Lazarick. More comments are welcome, especially from opposing points of view.
Here are some reactions to last night’s debate between Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican businessman Larry Hogan Jr. in the race for Maryland governor. Commentators include Blaine Taylor, Brian Griffiths, Barry Rascovar, Todd Eberly, Rick Vatz, Christopher Summers and Len Lazarick.Read More
The blowback from Barry Rascovar’s column accusing Republicans of being anti-immigrant was fast and furious Monday and congressional candidate Dan Bongino urged a boycott of MarylandReporter.com unless the column was taken down.
At the urging of Bongino and others, about a dozen people asked to have the column removed, as well as demanding a retraction and an apology.Read More
In his April 21 Maryland Reporter column, Barry Rascovar describes the O’Malley Administration’s policy toward Garrett County as one of “benign neglect.” The facts say otherwise.Read More
Now the race for Maryland governor starts for real. The two main contenders are in the ring for what promises to be an aggressive contest race that has no precedent in Maryland history. What makes the 2014 gubernatorial election so unusual is the timing. Rather than holding the primary in September as is traditional, this one takes place June 24. That early date will cut down substantially on turnout, play havoc with fundraising and compress the full fury of the campaign into about 80 days once the General Assembly ends its session on April 7.Read More
Former House of Delegates Minority Leader Tony O’Donnell responds to Barry Rascovar’s column on the demise of the MdGOP. Despite recent embarrassing events, Rascovar got it wrong, O’Donnell insists, citing the increasing election of Republicans throughout Maryland.Read More
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