Grim, grim, and grimmer. That was the message delivered to the Board of Supervisors by County Executive Anthony H. Griffin on Monday as he released his proposed Fiscal Year 2009 budget for Fairfax County. The $3.3 billion General Fund budget, as proposed, holds county and school spending flat. The new […]
What’s with the Democrats disenfranchising their own voter base in Michigan and Florida?
Once upon a time, back when America had a strong middle class, it also had a strong union movement.
December 6 – 12, 2007
I have no idea who is going to win the Democratic presidential nomination, but lately I’ve been wondering whether, if it is Barack Obama, he might want to consider keeping Dick Cheney on as his vice president.
Over the past few weeks there have been a number of commentaries about Ronald Reagan’s legacy, specifically about whether he exploited the white backlash against the civil rights movement.
14th Annual “Art for Life” Art Auction and Exhibit to Benefit the Whitman-Walker Clinic, Thursday, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. OAS Building, Washington D.C.
This was originally going to be a column defending the Human Rights Campaign. I had grown tired of people taking cheap potshots at them over inclusion (or not) of transgender Americans in the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). The gratuitous, invective-laced attacks appeared vicious, personal, counterproductive and designed to damage the […]
The grassroots movement to end the genocide in Darfur did not begin in Congress or the White House. It grew from the concerns of unelected American citizens, many of them high school or college age, who could no longer hear about the atrocities in Sudan and not act.
As the Fall Festival and Taste of Falls Church combined under sunny skies to produce the largest turnout in the history of either event outside the Falls Church Community Center Saturday, two organizations with opposite messages were there, with one reacting in a decidedly unfriendly way.