2024-07-19 6:07 AM

‘Watchmen” Deserves to be Watched


“Watchmen” director Zack Snyder (300) was faced with a difficult task – condensing a 12-issue comic book epic, considered by many as the greatest ever written, into a feature length motion picture.

Editorial: Referendum’s Deep Chill

Organizers putting together a campaign to defeat the ill-conceived anti-development referendum on the May 6 ballot in the City of Falls Church have been mulling over options for a succinct slogan this week, something that would convey clearly why voting “No” next month is in the best interests of the community.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

This week, the House will vote yet again to override the President’s veto of low income children's health insurance, the revised, bipartisan SCHIP (State Children’s Health Insurance Program) bill (H.R. 3963).

Paul Krugman: Debunking The Reagan Myth

Historical narratives matter. That's why conservatives are still writing books denouncing FDR and the New Deal; they understand that the way Americans perceive bygone eras, even eras from the seemingly distant past, affects politics today.

Jim Moran

The House is debating a resolution this week expressing Congress’ disapproval of the President’s escalation of over 20,000 troops. Over 36 hours of debate have been scheduled, allowing every member of the House five minutes to express their views on Iraq and the President’s surge option.

Dowd on Drinks: Ideas Bubble Up To Counter Flat Beer Sales

The beleaguered beer industry, afflicted with soft sales as wine and spirits numbers continue to rise, seems intent on trying anything that comes to mind in its search for better ways to market its products both to the hospitality industry and individual consumers.

Nicholas F. Benton: Republicans Cry,

It’s now less than three weeks before the historic 2006 mid-term elections and there are no signs of a momentum shift. We are now watching a gigantic train wreck unfolding in extra slow motion. As the collision approaches, you can almost hear the Republicans uttering Darth Vader’s infinitely-slow, drawn out “Noooooooooooo!"