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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Don’t Tread on DC – July 2017

I wear a DC flag or shirt promoting statehood pretty much wherever I go. I wear the shirt so much it gets to the...

Heard on the Hill – June 2017

This was supposed to be a story about resilience and the human spirit. I was going to write about the ever-generous Capitol Hill community,...

Living Below the Tower

The month before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAHC) opened its...

A Dog’s Commentary on Our Political Situation

Nekoe Lightman let's his owner know his opinion of life in Trump's America.

The Anonymous Poet

The anonymous poet prefers anonymity— no distraction(s) from the poems. He asks that you read, just once… And again, only if those words resonate. If the words pique, that’s why poetry. Writing...

Improving Health in the District of Columbia

There is great uncertainty about the future of healthcare in the District of Columbia. The Trump administration and Congress are trying to undermine the...

Bringing Healthcare Home

There are several ways to be pained in health. One is the physical pain that could land you in a hospital. Another pain could...

The View From the South Hall

After the Eastern Market fire, emergency legislation was passed to close the 200 block of 7th Street to accommodate the non-food vendors. This was...

Metro Needs A Regional Tax

Democracy dies in the darkness, while Metro dies in the shadow of regional parochialism…The opinion response the Washington Post doesn’t want to publish How could...

Make Walking Safer!

A frustrating reality of modern Washington is that walking is often dangerous. That’s right, simply walking around your neighborhood, to the store, to work...