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Letters to the Editor: May 14 – 20, 2009

Says ‘Branding’ Puts Cart Before Horse Editor, The Economic Development Authority (EDA) for the City of Falls Church is currently working on a program of “branding” for the City.

Nicholas F. Benton: ‘Media Matters’ Foils Fox

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For the better part of the decade, right-wingers in the media have been dogged relentlessly by a pesky fact-checker who has caught them over and over again willfully distorting and fabricating their news.

Nicholas F. Benton: Tea Bags, 2M4M & Susan Boyle

The thousands of Americans who engaged in exhibitions of public teabagging yesterday, a.k.a. rallies emulating the anti-tax Boston Tea Party, cheered on by Fox News and CNBC throughout the day, constitute the Republican Party’s worst nightmare.

Obama Stimulus Saves 7,100 State Jobs, Legislators Report

Northern Virginia legislators, in a series of exclusive interviews with the News-Press yesterday, concurred with the remarks of Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, delivered at the conclusion of the Richmond legislative session last week, that President Obama’s massive economic stimulus program has saved 7,100 state jobs in the just-adopted Fiscal Year 2010 budget.

Nicholas F. Benton: Obama Conquers in 3 Weeks

The congressional consensus on President Obama’s nearly $800 billion stimulus package achieved yesterday was overshadowed by the second of the new administration’s one-two punch opening salvo to stem the rapidly-disintegrating global economy.