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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Restoring Democracy in the Nation’s Capitol

A few weeks ago, the country’s voters went to the polls to elect congressional representatives who will come to the Nation’s Capital to represent...

World AIDS Day

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day, a day where we reflect on the HIV crisis, and reaffirm our commitment to ending the epidemic once...

Distress

A slight flutter caught my eye, as I passed by, the first time, On my way, somewhere. Not threatening to me, I thought. Passing on return, I took...

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...

Rationale For Art

Our kids hate us— that we can and they can’t, That we know and they don’t, that we’ve done and they haven’t— Just like we hated our parents and...

Beyond The River, Styx

I feel you waiting in the darkness         for me, Charon And I stand, unafraid,         naked to your inevitable threat. Go tell the desperate souls         beyond the...

Past Destiny

Nature could have been more kind, but she was average…at her best; Destined to live a lonely life, to hear cruel comments made in jest. But, then again,...

Promises To A Friend

I’ll be there when the time comes, when time no longer is your friend: When time starts rushing past you leaving a ringing in your ears; When time...

Here is how to Offset Federal Tax Cuts Locally

A month after the 2016 election, the Washington Post’s economics columnist Steven Pearlstein argued that states should raise state income and business taxes by...

Let’s Build on DC’s Progress in 2019

As we collectively utter, “I can’t believe this year is almost over,” it’s worth looking back at all that happened and start to think...