Tuesday marks Earth Day, the annual event reminding all Americans that a livable, sustainable world cannot be achieved without action. In the last year, the New Direction Congress has taken up that challenge, beginning to reverse the old, failed energy policies of the past, breaking ground on new measures to […]
Maureen Dowd: Wilting Over Waffles
He’s never going to shake her off. Not all by himself. The very fact that he can’t shake her off has become her best argument against him. “Why can’t he close the deal?” Hillary taunted at a polling place on Tuesday.
Anything But Straight: Choice Matters
In 2002, a large gay rights organization was hosting a luncheon that featured a transgender speaker. During the Q&A, there was discussion of the merits of adding “gender identity” to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) – which, if passed, would protect people from being fired because of their sexual orientation.
The Loser Will Always Blame The Media
WASHINGTON –If history repeats, the loser of this year’s presidential election will blame the news media.
Falls Church Business News & Notes
Business news and notes for Apri 24 – April 30, 2008.
Statesmen of All Kinds Celebrate Marshall’s 45th
GEORGE C. MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL is celebrating its 45th anniversary this week, with a seven-day slate of events. The festivities got underway on Saturday night with a gala catered by Chef Ciaran Devlin of The Five Star Cafe. A student-designed cake prepared by the Food Network’s “Ace of Cakes.” Former […]
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.
Helen Thomas: Letters Maybe a Thing of the Past
WASHINGTON — Sad to say, with the popularity and availability of email, personal letters may soon be a thing of the past.
Maureen Dowd: Eggheads and Cheese Balls
PHILADELPHIA — I’m not bitter.
Paul Krugman: Why Is America Feeling So Bleak?
The Survey Research Center of the University of Michigan has been tracking American economic perceptions since the 1950s. On Friday the center released its latest estimate of the consumer sentiment index — and it was a stunner. Americans are more pessimistic about their situation than they have been for more […]