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.
Wayne Besen I remember a few well-meaning friends telling me that I was “overreacting” when I expressed outrage over Mel Gibson’s sinister portrayal of Jews in his biblical blockbuster, “The Passion of the Christ.” Thanks to Gibson’s well oiled PR machine, even smart people were able to justify, as […]
Nicholas F. Benton Dwarfing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld’s struggle with linguistics in an attempt to cloak the reality of civil war in Iraq, the current monstrous obscenity taking place in Lebanon now raises questions about the use of this word, “terrorist.” We can’t help, also, but to wonder how […]
WASHINGTON — The political fate of Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman will be on the line in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Connecticut, an election that has become a referendum on the war in Iraq.
The Bush administration still has its eye on military action against Iran, and is holding out for the impact of its policy in decades ahead.