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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Letters to the Editor for July 23 – 30, 2008

Letters to the Editor for July 23 – 30, 2008 Opposes Plan for F.C. Affordable Housing Project Editor, On Monday, July 28, the Falls Church City Council will be voting on Special Exceptions to present city codes to allow for the construction of a seven story building which will have 174 affordable housing rental units […]

Nicholas F. Benton: The Bhutto Smoking Gun

As former U.S. Senator George Allen of Virginia can tell you, the modern day proliferation of hand-held video cameras can have a devastating impact in politics. Especially if you are trying to lie, as the Musharraf regime in Pakistan and its patrons can now tell you, as well.

Picking Splinters: Bonds, Boras Yield Turkey Day Talk

As Thanksgiving rolls around each year I generally reflect on the things in the sporting world for which I am grateful. One of the things I'm most thankful for this year is a host of huge news stories breaking a week earlier, thereby providing all kinds of easy fodder for this week's column.

The Peak Oil Crisis: The GAO Report

Last week the Government Accountability Office released its long-awaited report on peak oil. This report is clearly a milestone on our journey through the oil age for it is the first time the staff of a major government agency has looked at the issue and concluded that peak oil is real and, if it occurs […]

Jury Awards Cornejo

Gotwalt Blamed In ’05 Killing of Steve Cornejo A Fairfax County jury ruled in favor of the family of slain Jack Stephen “Steve” Cornejo of Falls Church yesterday, finding the man who shot the then 22-year old to death in June 2005 culpable for a “wrongful death.” Sending a resolute message, the jury awarded the […]

Helen Thomas: A Sad Day For America

WASHINGTON — President Bush on Tuesday signed the law that legalizes the administration’s shameful treatment of detainees suspected of terrorism.

The Peak Oil Crisis: The Word Begins to Spread

The world oil situation is quiet at the moment. Oil prices have dropped to their lowest level in 15 weeks due to the lack of any imminent geopolitical threats or looming hurricanes. The Iranian nuclear enrichment situation seems to be on hold for awhile as the US can’t convince China, Russia, Japan and a lot […]