This week the UN is to come up with a sanctions resolution that will keep Iran’s two million barrels a day of exports flowing and at the same time convince Tehran to give up on uninspected nuclear enrichment.
“There are no hereditary kings in America and no powers not created in the Constitution.” That eloquent putdown of an imperial presidency was the essence of a recent ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Diggs Taylor in Detroit who declared that President Bush’s warrantless wiretap program was unconstitutional.
The behavior of Virginia Senator George Allen last week can only leave folks shaking their heads. Singling out a person of non-Anglo appearance for a derogatory, if not racial, slur and the suggestion that he, apparently by virtue of his appearance alone, cannot be familiar with Virginia, was about the […]
Why does the Bush administration insist on tinkering with the long-established laws on military conduct and treaties of this land?
I have long endorsed the political strategy of supporting both GLBT friendly Democrats and Republicans. For pragmatic reasons, it made sense not to put all of our eggs in one basket. However, that was before the GOP leadership was hijacked by right wing basket cases. Sadly, I think it is […]
The halfway point in the “Congressman Jim Moran Community Health Challenge” has been reached. For those of you who don’t know, in an effort to promote healthy living, I teamed up with Falls Church’s own Vantage Fitness back in May to hold a community health event challenging Northern Virginians to […]
The 30th annual Arlington County Fair is opening today, and every Arlingtonian should make it a point to drop by sometime this weekend.
The mini-crises relating to oil production springing up during the last few weeks seem to have settled down for a while. There is a ceasefire in Lebanon.
The Middle East, home to a third of the world’s oil production, is coming unglued in so many ways and in so many places that it is nearly impossible to track. One would have to be a complete fool, however, not to recognize one of the manifold costs of all […]
A Congressional Record Statement in Remembrance of Falls Church City Manager Daniel E. McKeever.