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.
Falls Church News Briefs
F.C. Launches ‘Brand Development Initiative’ Leaders of the City of Falls Church’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) stepped before the F.C. City Council Monday night to announce the launch of a significant new marketing initiative for the City.
News from the Coffin Corner: Delegate Hull’s Richmond Report
Positive Power As an elected official, it is always a pleasure to be able to honor one of your constituents for their outstanding accomplishments.
Foust Gives Tyson Study Mixed Review
Although pleased with the Tysons Land Use Task Force’s presentation at the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting this Monday, Drainesville District Supervisor John Foust harbored concerns over the Task Force’s plan to reinvent Tysons Corner into a bustling urban center.
March 6 – 12, 2008
Anything But Straight: Obama
The Obama campaign hit a sour note when it chose to woo African American voters in South Carolina this weekend with a gospel concert featuring virulently homophobic and “ex-gay” gospel crooner Donnie McClurkin.
Nicholas F. Benton: Johnny Slams To the Ice
So what if he’s never publicly called himself gay. He’s called himself a princess more than once. That should be good enough, and probably more precise.
F.C. Episcopal Votes to Defect, But Who Now Gets to Keep the Land?
Bishop Defers to Those Staying In Denomination The Falls Church Episcopal Church and its 2,800 members, who worship at facilities that include a 1700s-era chapel in the heart of the City of Falls Church, made front page headlines globally this week by voting overwhelmingly to formally defect from the national […]
Editorial: Blurred Vision
Members of the Falls Church City Council all agreed that they were duly proud of a two-page “vision statement” they crafted over the last month and a half, and formally adopted by a unanimous vote Monday night. The idea for the statement was to fashion an image of an ideal […]
Picking Splinters: U Stands for ‘Ugly’
Believe it or not the Redskins’ loss to the Tennessee Titans was not the ugliest spectacle on a football field last weekend. That honor goes to the heinous brawl between the University of Miami and Florida International at the Orange Bowl last Saturday, a melee that saw fists, cleats, helmets […]