2024-07-18 3:53 PM

Anything But Straight: The Pope is Not Pro-Life

Signaling a meaningful change from President George W. Bush’s disastrous policies, the Obama administration last week endorsed a United Nations statement calling for the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality.

Picking Splinters: Into the Magic Mailbag

Here it is, the second week of the tournament, and Cinderella’s ride to the ball is back to being a Halloween decoration. Goliath is peeling David off his heel and using his sling to pick his teeth.

Editorial: The Budget & F.C.’s Future

Having heard the recommendations of City Manager Wyatt Shields Monday to address the current economic crisis with a combination of layoffs, program cuts and a small tax increase, the Falls Church City Council must now wrestle with how to play the annual budget balancing act game in the context of shrinking resources.

Steep Nosedive in Sales Tax Revenue Besets F.C. Budget


The global recession has translated into a steep nosedive in sales tax revenues, rather than declining residential real estate values, as the primary cause of a $1.2 million shortfall that confronts the City of Falls Church as it moves toward adoption of a budget for the new fiscal year.