WASHINGTON — As the nation marks the fourth anniversary of the war against Iraq, we still await an explanation from President Bush about why he invaded that oil-rich Middle Eastern country.
With George W. Bush’s popularity rating vacillating between Richard Nixon and the common cold, he limped on the television set to tell us he was doing a “heckuva job.” His words falling on deaf ears and his policies turning a blind eye to reality, the only reason to watch the […]
It crossed my mind as I watched Sen. Jim Webb deliver one of the strongest ever Democratic responses to a State of the Union message Tuesday night that one year ago, this man was sitting in his Falls Church, Virginia, home, a private citizen having never sought election to public […]
The passing of former President Gerald R. Ford just after Christmas made a slow news week interesting, as reporters reflected on the events of more than 30 years ago that created a constitutional crisis for the nation, and made Gerald Ford, as Tom Brokaw said in his eulogy, “a President […]
Dear Pastor: Thank you so much for sending me on this crucial missionary trip to the den of iniquity known as Canada. My dearest reverend, I can barely express my deep gratitude for this fact-finding opportunity. As you know, this will do wonders for my career in ministry. If there […]
One of the biggest election stories of 2006 was the non-story of the New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision to offer the equivalent of Civil Unions to gay couples. What was most striking about the ruling was the lack of shock value compared to the title wave of raw emotion that […]
ATLANTA — How does the nation’s largest home improvement retailer weather the worst housing market in a decade?
WASHINGTON – June Saint, of Pine Mountain, Ga., tried retirement after decades as a nurse. It didn’t fit.
Democrats are in a solid position to reclaim control of the House of Representatives this November, and could also take control of the Senate, U.S. Rep. Jim Moran told a crowd gathered in Falls Church last Saturday morning at Stacy’s Coffee Shop.