A reader e-mailed me for help in locating guaro, a sugar cane-based liquor from Costa Rica. “I saw a posting you made regarding … guaro. After trying it in Costa Rica, I have been trying to locate it here. I live in Florida, but travel to California frequently. Please let […]
It was just a year ago, on June 13, 2006, that Falls Church resident James Webb bucked the Virginia Democratic establishment to win the party’s primary and the chance to be elected a U.S. Senator later in the year. It turned out, as everyone knows, that not only did Webb […]
Governor Tim Kaine was back in town on Saturday. This is far from an unusual occurrence, since the governor seems to enjoy frequent visits to the jurisdiction that gave him one his highest margins of victory in the 2005 gubernatorial election.
Mitchell Gold is an openly gay, Jewish furniture magnate who is larger than life in small town America. Where most people leave New York to live unassumingly in the countryside, Gold has brought charisma and pizzazz to the sleepy hamlet of Taylorsville, North Carolina.
A couple of musings on Arlington politics: The recent announcement that Virginia Senate President John Chichester is retiring may not auger well for Arlington and Northern Virginia.
It crossed my mind as I watched Sen. Jim Webb deliver one of the strongest ever Democratic responses to a State of the Union message Tuesday night that one year ago, this man was sitting in his Falls Church, Virginia, home, a private citizen having never sought election to public […]
January 11 – 17, 2007
In my mind, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is the most unacceptable presidential candidate in the 2008 race. He is a fair-weather phony that will say or do anything to get elected. In short, he is a poster-boy for everything wrong with politics and represents the reason many people stay […]
In the historic election of 2006, voters entrusted a new majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. With their votes, the American people asked for change. They cast their ballots in favor of a New Direction.
A couple of weeks ago I railed against the Religious Right for turning Santa Claus into a wedge issue with their obnoxious and offensive “War on Christmas” initiative. Through a pressure campaign, extremist groups forced major retailers, including Wal-Mart and Walgreen Co. to replace inclusive “Happy Holiday” greetings in stores […]