Congress revisited the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) law this week, reworking the landmark legislation which, for nearly 30 years, has helped prevent civil liberties abuses while allowing U.S. intelligence agencies the authority to monitor foreign communications and provide valuable intelligence to keep the U.S. one step ahead of its […]
Commended Students in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship Program McLean High School Each of the commended students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.4 million students who entered the 2008 competition by taking the 2006 Preliminary SAT/National Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The McLean High School students who […]
In the waning hours before August recess, Congress passed a change to the law governing the Bush Administration’s wiretapping program. This move, which I opposed, came only after the President chose politics over policy, negating a carefully negotiated deal between Republicans and Democrats in exchange for an overreaching, highly controversial […]
Nancy Davis’ Adventuresome Spirit Has Taken Her Around the Globe and Painted a Vivid ‘Human Experience’ For the last two and a half years, the internal affairs of the Falls Church News-Press were buoyed by the special mojo provided by Nancy Davis.
President Bush has the Democrats’ number on Capitol Hill. All he has to do is play the fear card and invoke the war on terror and they will cave. What’s more, the president has found out that he can break the law and the rubber-stamp Democratic Congress will give him […]
Once again, we see someone assailed for what they’ve said without regard for whether or not it is true. Former President Jimmy Carter, in calling Bush’s foreign policy the worst in U.S. history, was echoing the same assessment expressed many times before by Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, among […]
Last week they began kidnapping foreign workers at an alarming pace —22 foreigners kidnapped in 36 hours— and overran offshore platforms and production ships. On Monday, the strongest militant group issued a chilling ultimatum. “All foreign and local nationals working with multinational oil companies and their contractor should vacate Ijaw […]
WASHINGTON — Vice President Dick Cheney has accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of “bad behavior” for visiting Damascus and talking to Syrian President Bashar Assad.
WASHINGTON — President Bush has told his sensitive father, former President George H.W. Bush, not to pay any attention to the news, especially all those painful Bush-bashing reports.
WASHINGTON — President Bush picked Iraq as his preemptive battleground nearly four years ago and now is asking a war-weary country to give his military escalation a chance to work.