2024-07-23 7:37 PM

Editorial: The Coming Turnover

It is a generally overlooked fact, obfuscated perhaps by all the attention being given to the upcoming election and the global, national and regional economic struggles, that the Washington, D.C., region is poised to undergo a massive turnover in population over the next few months.

Our Man in Arlington

Norman Ornstein beat me to it! Last Monday, the intrepid resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute had a column on the op-ed page of the Washington Post entitled “Defending the Insiders: Change in Washington? Not Without Them.”

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

One of the best things about summertime, I think, is the opportunity to partake of the many free concerts offered throughout Fairfax County parks. There may be no better way to spend a lovely summer evening than to relax and listen to the abundant sounds of music in our parks. You can go to a […]

Press Pass: Avril Lavigne

This blond Canadian might have a stage full of instruments dripping shades of cotton candy — including a sparkly pink drum kit and similarly pink piano — but don’t expect to see another Britney or Christina walk onto the checkered stage of Avril Lavigne's Best Damn Tour.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

One year ago this week, the American people demanded a New Direction: that Congress make America safer and bring accountability and fiscal responsibility to the people’s government.  One year later, the 110th Congress is building a record of progress of change for the American people.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The grassroots movement to end the genocide in Darfur did not begin in Congress or the White House. It grew from the concerns of unelected American citizens, many of them high school or college age, who could no longer hear about the atrocities in Sudan and not act.

Jim Moran

Less than four years into the Vietnam conflict, roughly 3,000 U.S. troops had been killed in action. Over the next eight years, 55,000 more American soldiers died and the conflict ended in defeat for our country.