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Letters to the Editor: May 14 – 20, 2009

Says ‘Branding’ Puts Cart Before Horse Editor, The Economic Development Authority (EDA) for the City of Falls Church is currently working on a program of “branding” for the City.

Falls Church City News Briefs

Flaw in F.C. Voting Machines Detected Former Falls Church City Treasurer H. Robert Morrison reported to the News-Press Tuesday that when he went to vote absentee for the Nov. 4 presidential election this week, he discovered what he called “a serious flaw” that apparently exists on all the City’s voting machines, and presumably on many […]

Episcopal vs. Defectors Trial Resumes Tuesday

The final phase begins Tuesday of a three-stage, year-long trial to determine whether the property of the historic Falls Church downtown in the City of Falls Church is owned by members of its congregation who voted in December 2006 to defect from the Episcopal Church, or owned by the national denomination’s Virginia Diocese.

Maureen Dowd: Duel of Historical Guilts

Some women in their 30s, 40s and early-50s who favor Barack Obama have a phrase to describe what they don’t like about Hillary Clinton: Shoulder-pad feminism.

Thomas L. Friedman: Channeling Dick Cheney

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.

Paul Krugman: Republicans And Race

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.

Nicholas F. Benton: What is Your Candidate

So, what’s the point? In all the talking and posturing by the heavy field of presidential candidates in both parties so far, it’s not easy to get a clear handle on their differences. Many among the professional political ranks, of course, view it all from the standpoint of so-called “electability,” and that goes to honing […]