February 26 – March 3, 2008
There’s a highly charged debate going on in Congress over the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (commonly referred to as FISA).
WASHINGTON — President Bush should stop worrying about his legacy. It’s already established. By his deeds you shall know him; preemptive war, torture and wiretapping, for starters.
WASHINGTON — How strange is this? The nation’s chief law enforcement officer cannot say whether “waterboarding” is illegal.
January 7-23, 2007
From time to time in this space I chide certain teams, players and even members of the media. Sometimes the issues change or new developments come to light, so to be fair, I thought I’d take a look back at some of my columns from earlier in the year and […]
Hoping it can do more than bullet-proof the City Council chambers, the Falls Church City Council adopted a “priority position” Monday night, voting unanimously to ask the State Legislature to pass a law empowering local jurisdictions to stiffen gun control. As the State Senate shifts to Democratic control in January, […]
The Rev. John Yates, rector of The Falls Church, took the witness stand late yesterday in the Fairfax Circuit Court trial to establish who owns the church property and that of 11 other former Episcopal congregations in Virginia with a combined estimated value of $30 million.
Unanimous in Strongly-Worded Support of Integration, Inclusion As if in direct defiance of a Virginia Crime Commission call earlier the same day for state trooper enforcement of federal immigration laws, the Falls Church City Council passed unanimously a strongly-worded resolution Tuesday night rejecting “the enactment of any policies that would […]
The House is poised this week to take a historic step in favor of gay rights, with passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, otherwise known as ENDA (H.R. 3685).