“Mitch, you hear our pleas for safety, and you ignore us. We are moms, fathers, daughters and sons. We are people, and you are killing us. You can make a difference by passing universal background checks and you choose not to. Mitch, make the choice to save lives.”
As I navigate my way through ever unfolding construction and road closures in the city, I can’t help but wonder if part of the city’s planning commission for large multi-use projects includes traffic impact studies.
To paraphrase H.L. Mencken, if Virginians decide Democrat control of our legislature is what we want, we’ll get what we deserve and get it good and hard.
In 2018, Virginia became the first state to offer a special interest license plate bearing the legend, “Stop Gun Violence.” Hard to do in a state that is home to the National Rifle Association.
Letters to the Editor: August 8 – 14, 2019 Montgomery Co. Actions Not Relevant to City of F.C. Editor, To attempt to use the approval of accessory dwellings in Montgomery County, Maryland, as a courageous example to be embraced by the City of Falls Church is absurd and misguided. There […]
Letters to the Editor: August 1 – 7, 2019 When Will the City of Falls Church Do Its Job? Editor, Referring to the much ballyhooed Founders Row, it has been some months so far and it appears the builders are having trouble with their plans. Specifically, every week they dig […]
Letters to the Editor: July 25 – 31, 2019 Traffic, Parking, Towing Make F.C. Less Appealing Editor, It’s laughable — July 18 News-Press editorial — to suggest that Falls Church needs residential development to create critical population mass for restaurants. Falls Church is nearly surrounded by diverse/populated and well-off Fairfax […]
Letters to the Editor: July 18 – 24, 2019 We Need More Trees, Not Less, in Falls Church Editor, Hey, Little City-zens! Do we really think now is the time to keep cutting down mature trees to make room for absurdly giant homes with multiple impervious surfaces and even — […]
Letters to the Editor: July 11 – 17, 2019 Republican Tax Scheme Dividing the Middle Class Editor, State and local taxes (SALT) are generally used to provide funding for the common good: public education, fire and rescue, libraries, roads, police, courts… Capping the SALT deduction was a cynical act by […]
Letters to the Editor: July 4 – 10, 2019 Mayor’s Testimony on SALT Was Misleading Editor, Mayor Tarter’s testimony before Congress, attacking the cap on the SALT deduction was disingenuous and misleading. The cap takes no funds from the City; rather it makes it more difficult for the city to […]