Trapped in the middle of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge! Trucks speeding by on the Outer Loop with air horns at full blast! The new draw span soaring 150 feet into the air – no way to get off!
Anything But Straight: Observations
California: The Huffington Post reports that the California Supreme Court may overturn Proposition 22, a referendum passed in 2000 that prohibits gay people from marrying.
Nicholas F. Benton: Will McCain Rule the Middle?
In basketball jargon, “the team that rules the paint, rules the game.”
Helen Thomas: Time To Get Out Of Our Blood Debt In Iraq
Will the next president be the second coming of Jimmy Carter? Given Thursday’s economic headlines, full of dire warnings about the return of 1970s-style stagflation, you might think so.
Obama Landslide, Divided GOP Vote: Blue Virginia in November?
Sen. Barack Obama’s landslide victory over Sen. Hillary Clinton in the Virginia Democratic primary Tuesday didn’t only contribute to the “Chesapeake primaries” sweep that gave Obama a net lead in total delegates to date. It also confirmed that Virginia stands a solid chance of turning out a majority for the […]
School News and Notes
The Trinity School at Meadow View Barber Shop Chorale sold 250 tickets to the NHL Capitals versus Thrashers game in order to sing the National Anthem Feb. 2 at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Notably, the boys exceeded the 100 ticket base requirement to perform. (Photo: Karen Hammond)
Anything But Straight: Where Is The Gay Jesse Jackson?
As the nail biter of a presidential race becomes more uncertain, the only thing guaranteed is a good cry on Inauguration Day. Electing our first woman or black president will bring sobs of joy, just as the election of a Republican will usher in wallowing wails of woe.
Gov. Kaine: Sen. Webb Would Be Great Running Mate for Obama
With the Feb. 12 Democratic primary in Virginia now on the horizon, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, an early supporter of U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, told the News-Press in Richmond last week that he felt Obama, if nominated, “would be well served” by selecting Virginia’s junior U.S. Sen. Jim Webb as […]
Helen Thomas: Presidential Candidates Should Come Clean About Iraq
WASHINGTON — Thinking of his legacy, President Bush says he views himself as a “peacemaker” but he at the same time he acknowledges that some may see him as a “warmonger.”
Nicholas F. Benton: The 12 Days Since Christmas
Wow. What a year 2008 is going to be. Fasten your seat belts! We’ve already made history. In the first week of 2008, the stock market fell as a percentage of the total by more than any year since 1932. That’s since the depths of the Great Depression. And it […]