We congratulate and applaud the highly-coordinated effort of leading Virginia Democratic Party officials to pull off Tuesday’s takeover of the state senate. It was disciplined and thorough, involving full participation from the top by Governor Tim Kaine and former Governor Mark Warner, with a lot of support from U.S. Senator […]
A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church
Leadership seemed to be the watchword at Tuesday’s debate between Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Gerry Connolly, and his Republican challenger, Great Falls litigation attorney Gary Baise. The hour-long debate was sponsored by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and held at the Westin Tyson’s Hotel before a packed […]
Helen Thomas: Bush Wants to Run Out the Clock
WASHINGTON — President Bush is pulling out all the stops to keep the U.S. at war in Iraq as he enters the twilight of his presidency.
Every year, 30,000 Americans are killed as a result of gun violence, destroying families and harming communities. Guns are all too prevalent in our society. Currently, an estimated 39% of American households own a gun. As the tragedy at Virginia Tech showed us, when they end up in the wrong […]
Nicholas F. Benton: Bonds Shrugged
This Tuesday in San Francisco, Barry Bonds jacked the 745th home run of his career, bringing him within 10 of what for the better part of a century has been considered the premiere accomplishment in professional baseball, if not all sport: to become the all-time homer king.
As a pet owner and someone who takes a great interest in animal protection issues, I am pleased to report that the House passed legislation this week to ban the barbaric practice of animal fighting.