The way things are shaping up, in less than three months you will be in charge of solving the direst set of crises since the ones faced by Lincoln back in 1861.
Several members of the George Mason wrestling team continued their impressive post-season runs with strong performances this past weekend at the Region B wrestling tournament. Mason’s trio of David Ray (140 lbs.), Barratt Kennett (171 lbs.) and Steve Parks (189 lbs.) led the way with regional championships and were joined […]
The House passed an economic stimulus package this week. The deal, brokered by Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader Boehner, in concert with President Bush, provides a timely, temporary and targeted boost to the U.S. economy in order to avoid a looming recession or lessen its impact.
On January 1, 2008, only five days from now, a remarkable generational transition will be made in Arlington political and civic life. David Bell will retire as Clerk of Court and Paul Ferguson will take over. David’s last public ceremony was to swear-in his successor in the Arlington Courthouse on […]
We gathered at a hotel near the Convention Center, some 525 of us from 18 countries and 36 states attending the Association for the Study of Peak Oil-USA’s 3rd annual conference. The PowerPoints flashed by at mind-blowing speed as speaker after distinguished speaker shared the latest thoughts and insights into […]
Earlier this month, the Governor of Virginia issued what is sure to be one of many orders, laws and regulations mandating greater efficiency in the use of energy. Although justified in terms of saving taxpayer money, wise use of natural resources and reducing greenhouse gases, the order serves equally well […]
It has been at least six weeks since an Our Man in Arlington column has appeared, and you deserve an explanation.