Signaling a meaningful change from President George W. Bush’s disastrous policies, the Obama administration last week endorsed a United Nations statement calling for the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality.
On Sunday, New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof discussed religious and cultural extremism in Pakistan, where a new cabinet member, Israr Ullah Zardari, defended the torture-murder of five women and girls who were buried alive (three girls wanted to choose their own husbands, and two women wanted to protect them.)
We just returned from a wonderful trip to Europe. We spent two weeks cruising along the Danube, Main, and Rhine rivers, and various canals between them, from Budapest to Amsterdam. We spent an additional four days in Budapest and Amsterdam.
The last few weeks have shown that so-called pro-family organizations are some of the most useless, money-sucking scams in the world. With real families suffering from economic hardship in America, a declining birthrate in Europe and Google doubling the price of daycare for employees, the only thing right wing family […]
When openly gay Gene Robinson was elected Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire in 2003, the Nigerian Archbishop, Peter J. Akinola, called the event “Satanic.” However, after reading the latest issue of Atlantic Magazine, it appears that Akinola is the one whose behavior is modeled on the devil.
The evidence is growing that it is going to take a really major event to get America out of its beloved and seemingly essential automobiles. Even with gasoline running a dollar a gallon higher compared to this time last year, consumption is holding about the same or even creeping up […]
John D. Scanlan, 79, a former Falls Church City Council member, career Foreign Service Officer, international consultant and former U.S. ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1985 to 1989, died November 20, in Naples, Florida, from injuries suffered in a fall at his residence.
Attention Beaujolais Nouveau revelers. Your infant wine will be a bit older this year.
WASHINGTON — President Bush says the Cold War is over but his latest military move and the reaction of Russian President Vladimir make me wonder.
The following is excerpted from the speech of Roger Neighborgall slated to be delivered Monday at the Memorial Day observance in front of the Community Center at 11 a.m.