Signaling a meaningful change from President George W. Bush’s disastrous policies, the Obama administration last week endorsed a United Nations statement calling for the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality.
I can just picture the scene. A concerned parent is out strolling through the park with his/her offspring(s) when, suddenly, a wild-eyed pervert leaps out of the bushes and starts mixing a cocktail right in front of them.
Most professionals won’t look at their hole cards until it’s their turn to act. There are smart reasons for this, and it’s definitely something you should do yourself. Why? Because there’s simply no upside to looking at your hole cards before it’s your turn to act.
The focus at last Saturday’s Peace and Justice Conference was on the many faces of the human family. The conference, sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, was held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Bailey’s Crossroads, and brought together social justice activists from many faith communities in […]
Nearly three years ago, the bipartisan 9/11 Commission submitted its 41 recommendations to Congress on how to better protect America from terrorism.
There are many aspects to why the new film, “Factory Girl,” is opening to less than rave reviews this week. It’s an unsettling docudrama set in the 1960s Greenwich Village, about Andy Warhol (played by Guy Pearce), a Bob Dylanesque character (Hayden Christensen) and the lesser-known real life person Edie […]
Playing Pocket Kings The second best hand you can be dealt in Texas Hold’em is two kings. But pocket cowboys can also be a scary proposition that can cost you a lot of money when they don’t hold up. The trick to playing kings, or any big pocket pair for […]
Our military’s readiness to respond to threats at home and abroad has been put at substantial risk by our continued engagement in Iraq. Shortages in equipment and properly trained troops, especially in the Army and National Guard, are approaching levels that threaten our ability to protect our national security.