Tax Rate Rises To $1.07, 7 City Jobs Are Cut By the time the final vote was taken on the City of Falls Church Fiscal Year 2010 budget Monday night, the Falls Church City Council was in full agreement, and voted unanimously to adopt the $66.6 million package that […]
It is sheer madness that Wall Street types insist some changes in the rules of accounting can turn around the global economy.
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.
The decision by the Obama transition team to invite the snake-in-the-grass Rev. Rick Warren of the Saddleback Church of Orange County, Calif., to deliver the invocation at the presidential inauguration Jan. 20 has drawn fully justifiable, heartfelt pain and anger from Obama loyalists all across the land.
The impact of the meltdown on Wall Street on conditions on Falls Church’s Broad Street, and Fairfax County’s Leesburg Pike, is going to become unmistakable over the next period, and will impact government revenues, pension funds and the commercial market.
Last weekend’s spectacle in Orange County, California, was not a debate on faith and values between the two presidential candidates. It was a showcase for the elevation of yet another right-wing fundamentalist preacher, an heir to the late Jerry Falwell anointed as a media darling to be its resident expert […]
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 […]
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.
SAN ANTONIO — With talk of recession in the air along with the weakened dollar, rising fuel costs and the troubled housing market, what’s the poor wine drinker to do?