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It is about time we recognized the true heroes of the Republican Party. They are not the dopey louts who rampaged through our nation’s capital and the moral cowards who still cover for them. They are not the ranting demagogues exploiting the emotions of the resentful.

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As our nation commemorated Memorial Day, the families of fallen veterans in Puerto Rico continued living as second-class American citizens, despite the sacrifices of Puerto Rican service members. Puerto Ricans can fight and die under the stars and stripes, but currently cannot vote for the P…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant hardships for us all. But unfortunately, America’s Veterans have been especially hard hit with a disproportionately high unemployment rate, a VA health care backlog, and an estimated 37,000 Veterans who are homeless.

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What has Trump done? If you help determine what your followers do and think for years and pick an appropriate date for an insurrection and know what they will do, whipping them up that day not saying precisely what to do, have you incited them? It must not be repeated— Trump must be convicte…

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As a former County resident once employed in the Community Solar industry, I support the amendment to ZTA 20-01 allowing community solar (CS) development under Conditional Use in 2%/1800acres of the Ag Reserve. Without it, ZTA 20-01 allows 18,000 of 93,000 acres to be developed.

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It’s hard not thinking Montgomery County isn’t letting its elderly residents down. Arlington is allowing residents aged 65 and older to register for a shot and DC is allowing that group to register for a shot. While PG isn’t administering vaccines to those aged 65 and older, its website note…

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I am a retired federal employee writing to raise public awareness about the Fair COLA for Seniors Act, H.R. 1553, which would provide more accurate annual cost-of-living-adjustments (COLAs) for Social Security beneficiaries, federal annuitants and veterans. The legislation would bring much-n…

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With all due respect to my fellow Americans, most of us simply don’t know what a “liberal/progressive” is not the same thing as a “socialist.” A true “socialist” is someone who wants all of the businesses and workplaces to be owned and controlled by “the state” or “the government” or “the workers” or “the people” […]

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To the Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our Fresh Air host families and volunteer leaders in the Capital Beltway Area.  Because of their dedication and commitment, thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities participated in our Friendly Towns volunteer host family program this summer.  I am inspired by […]

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With one wave of my magic wand, I granted two wishes: Trump loyalists’, that he survives the impeachment effort, and Democrats’, that they win the 2020 presidential election. My crystal ball enables me to see events as late as December 2020 clearly, but then it becomes cloudy. In the fall of 2020, Democratic Party leaders […]

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Dear Editor:   With every new climate report seems to come to a picture of impending disaster. Amidst repeated dire news, it is exciting to see Washington, D.C. step up and take the lead tackling climate change. The ambitious Clean Energy Omnibus Act of 2018 would set a new standard for the nation if passed […]