The thousands of Americans who engaged in exhibitions of public teabagging yesterday, a.k.a. rallies emulating the anti-tax Boston Tea Party, cheered on by Fox News and CNBC throughout the day, constitute the Republican Party’s worst nightmare.
Due to the high heat and air conditioning problems, the Falls Church City Ward 3 polling location will be changed from the Boy Scout House to the Art Room in the Falls Church Community Center (223 Little Falls St.) on Tuesday, June 10. The Falls Church City Electoral Board authorized the […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, pastor for 36 years of a Southside Chicago church that grew from 87 members in 1972 to 8,000 under his leadership, spoke to a sold-out audience at the National Press Club Monday morning, receiving three thundering standing ovations while seeking to establish a […]
Luis Dubuc didn’t like the view from the back of the stage. As the drummer for a metal band, he felt boxed in, beating out the same rhythms to the same monotonous songs over and over. He wanted a change.
Inside the trenches of culture war combat, it is often difficult to see who is winning the conflict. The recurring recriminations, stale rhetoric and finger pointing proclamations often leave one feeling as if we are in a perpetual stalemate. But in the past couple of weeks, dare I say, strong […]
Returning from his first visit to Iraq in two years, U.S. Rep., whose 8th District of Virginia includes much of the News-Press’s primary distribution area, told the News-Press in an exclusive interview yesterday, “My views have not changed since before the invasion of Iraq was first proposed. We had no […]
“We’re kind of an Animal House frat rock band,” Pietasters bassist Jorge Pezzimenti says. “When you see one of our shows, you can expect to have a good time.” Pezzimenti’s statement is one that has held true ever since the D.C., punk/ska/soul/reggae/kitchen sink collective emerged in the early 90s. Blending […]