Brief news items from the Greater Falls Church area for the week of October 26.
NEW YORK – A small plane with New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle aboard slammed into a 50-story residential building Wednesday, killing at least two people in a fiery crash and raising new questions about security.
WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State James Baker is riding to the rescue of President Bush. So what else is new?
An article by News-Press reporter Nathan Hamme describing the contents of a film, “Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers,” published in last week’s News-Press drew an angry letter from an executive vice president of the Arlington, Virginia-based CACI International, Inc., received at the News-Press this week. CACI is mentioned in […]
The U.S. Service Academies at West Point, Annapolis and Colorado Springs train and produce the men and women who have guided our Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines to become the most powerful armed services in the world. Historically, these institutions have played a crucial role in staffing our military […]
The Campaign for America’s Future hosted a premier screening of a new film at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Monday night, alleging profiteering and gross mismanagement of the War in Iraq by corporate contractors and their conservative cronies in Congress. The film, “Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers,” directed by acclaimed […]
Five months ago, I protested in front of the Sudanese embassy to call for an end to the genocide in the Darfur region by the Sudanese government through its support for the Janjaweed militia. In the days that followed, a peace agreement was reached between one of the three rebel […]
“There are no hereditary kings in America and no powers not created in the Constitution.” That eloquent putdown of an imperial presidency was the essence of a recent ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Diggs Taylor in Detroit who declared that President Bush’s warrantless wiretap program was unconstitutional.
The entirety of the City of Falls Church’s disproportionately large government and civic activist core was in a state of shock yesterday as news spread of the death Tuesday night of a truly nice guy and talented, steady-handed leader, City Manager Daniel E. McKeever. Flags were ordered in half-staff throughout […]