Summertime. We need to get a good eat a chip game going.
The woman hunched motionless in her usual spot, in a dry patch of grass, three paces off the footpath which led back from the main Indian trail to the large cabin with two huge chimneys set in a field cleared years ago by Old Trammell himself.
The opposition majority city council received a political beat down when members of the school board forcefully declined a request from the mayor to agree in advance to defund the next city school budget
My good friend (pending) Mark Zuckerberg, college dropout and founder of Facebook, poked me the other day after I posted the status: “Really tired of explaining my metaphysical sense of humor to the cat using nothing but finger puppets and dry pasta.”
The conservative-opposition majority members of the Falls Church City Council will challenge voting rights laws by intentionally limiting the number of people who vote in city elections.
The new members of the Falls Church City Council are targeting service cuts which would eliminate or transfer control of our local commissioner of revenue, city treasurer, and court service operations. These offices provide city services which help define our community, and council eliminating three of the five partisan elected […]
Squinting in the late summer sun, a heavy bag of campaign literature digging in my shoulder, I could just make out the faded bumper sticker: “Waiting for Obama to Fix the Country is Poor Citizenship.” Indeed.
Falls Church City loves its pigeon soup. Pigeon soup politics is a populist political diet which saps the strength of a community; gradually starving it of a future by suppressing the nutritious voice of a minority perspective.
The lawn exists today in what is best described as scattered patches of greens, yellows, and browns. Uneven in height and variety, what was once notable for the sense of order it gave an otherwise pleasant property, has become an unkempt symbol of direct nonviolent action taken in objection to […]
The wealthiest and most educated community in the nation is once again attacking its most vulnerable members. It is more bleak testimony to how a handful of city leaders, who have intentionally detached themselves from the community and who remain myopically focused on nurturing a self-declared dire financial emergency, are […]