2024-06-18 4:50 PM

Anything But Straight: Exodus: ‘A Loving Call To Battle’

Sporting a fog machine for its smoke and mirrors routine and an extravagant stage that would make The Rolling Stones blush, the “ex-gay” group Exodus International held its glitzy annual conference in Asheville, North Carolina. I was in town all week to partner with regional and state organizations to oppose the meeting and its dizzying […]

Maureen Dowd: Two Against One

GREENVILLE, S.C. — If Bill Clinton has to trash his legacy to protect his legacy, so be it. If he has to put a dagger through the heart of hope to give Hillary hope, so be it.

Nicholas F. Benton: What is Your Candidate

So, what’s the point? In all the talking and posturing by the heavy field of presidential candidates in both parties so far, it’s not easy to get a clear handle on their differences. Many among the professional political ranks, of course, view it all from the standpoint of so-called “electability,” and that goes to honing […]

Press Pass: Band of Horses

For frontman Ben Bridwell and his skyrocketing indie rock group Band of Horses, it has been a wild year and a half. The group rolled out its debut LP, Everything All the Time in March of 2006 to widespread acclaim and has ridden that reception to nation-wide tours, a pair of performances on “The Late […]

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

Important election on Tuesday On Tuesday, June 12, there will be two important elections in the Dranesville and in Providence Districts. Remembering my 1-vote margin in my first race for the House, I know these low-turnout elections can be decided by a few votes, I urge all Democrats living in the two districts to remember […]

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

Fifty Years later In 1957, I was a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a member of the Men’s Glee Club, I spent a fall week touring and singing in Virginia. I remember two things from the end of that trip: attending the Maryland-North Carolina football game and seeing the […]

Obituary: Raymond J. Evans

Raymond Evans

Raymond J. Evans of Falls Church, Virginia, died March 6, 2007, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born September 27, 1938 in Arlington, Virginia. He was the son of Alicia Brown and the late Jesse Evans. He attended George Mason High School and was an Air Force veteran. Mr. Evans was a computer […]