There’s a lot to discuss. Since the last time she appeared in the pages of Press Pass, Ingrid Michaelson’s upward climb accelerated rapidly.
Anything But Straight: Defending Liberalism
It’s campaign season, which means conservatives will try to paint Democrats as “liberals,” as if it were a dirty word. I, for one, am proud to be a liberal and believe we should stand up against these conservative smears. One of the great fallacies in modern lore is that liberalism […]
Press Pass: The Hooters
There’s a cliched concept in music that an artist’s first album is the easiest one to make because it’s the album they’ve been waiting their whole life to make.
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.”
Yates Takes Stand in Church Property Trial
The Rev. John Yates, rector of The Falls Church, took the witness stand late yesterday in the Fairfax Circuit Court trial to establish who owns the church property and that of 11 other former Episcopal congregations in Virginia with a combined estimated value of $30 million.
Editorial: 1st Amendment Plaza
“Stand fast. Stand firm. Stand sure. Stand true.” While these words are not some of the most famous or poetic in history, they do appear on a plaque attached to an imposing bronze statue planted on a large rock on the edge of Los Angeles’ McArthur Park. It is the […]
Editorial: Those Budget Priorities
Kudos to the Falls Church City Council for arriving at a final budget for the coming fiscal year that did not tamper with the well-thought out funding request from the Falls Church School Board. Those on the Council who were obsessing almost up to the last minute about shaving the […]
N. Va. Business Leader Warns
Commercial Edge For Region Put at Risk, Boss Says If passed next month, Question 1 on the November 8 Virginia ballot, the so-called “Marriage Amendment,” would be bad for business in Northern Virginia, the managing director of an important regional telecom business stated last week.
Anything But Straight: A Race To The Bottom
As luck would have it, Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement couldn’t have come at a better time for embattled Senator George Allen (R-Va.). Having just learned of his Jewish lineage, he has an unexpected chance to wash away his impressive array of sins.
Nicholas F. Benton: Davis:
More than once, I’ve told Congressman Tom Davis of Northern Virginia that my only real problem with him is that he’s a member of the wrong political party. His energetic opponent in this November’s election assails him for voting with Bush 90% of the time, but he’s at heart a […]