In knee-jerk, archetypical fashion, a big, bullying newscaster threatened to punch out a homosexual in front of live TV cameras in Northern Virginia last week.
Austin Strand’s role in the James Lee Community Center’s second-place finish at the Greater D.C. Regional Botball Robotics Tournament held no small significance for the high schooler.
Lillian Hull Delegate Bob Hull’s mother died last week. She had been ill for some time. I was indeed saddened by her loss.
The Rev. Michael McGee, Senior Pastor of the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Arlington, delivered an excellent sermon last Sunday that caused me once again to reflect on the whole issue of equal rights for woman in our society.
The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, USA, speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, assured reporters and others that the legal battle between her denomination and defectors who’ve formed an alternative body and claimed control over Episcopal properties in Virginia will be appealed to the state’s […]
While the optimism and hope generated from last week’s historic presidential election returns have the nation, and much of the world, still aglow, there’s one segment of the pro-Obama population whose emotions are mixed, at best.
Tuesday marks Earth Day, the annual event reminding all Americans that a livable, sustainable world cannot be achieved without action. In the last year, the New Direction Congress has taken up that challenge, beginning to reverse the old, failed energy policies of the past, breaking ground on new measures to […]
On the Run Summers in Virginia are usually characterized by hot weather and slow political activity.
We are dismayed by the news that an active and respected Virginia organization dedicated to the extension of full civil rights to all persons despite their sexual orientation chose last week to endorse a candidate aligned with a right-wing church that considers gays and lesbians “second class citizens,” at best. […]
WASHINGTON — The new Supreme Court is more conservative than it has been in decades. It’s also meaner.