DC is Practically a Different World When It Comes to Economic Perceptions

By: Monday February 6, 2012 1:50 pm

I know that because of the large percentage of federal employees, lobbyists and other factors about the nature of government contracting that the District of Columbia isn’t nearly as susceptible to an economic downturn as the rest of the country. But I still find these numbers from Gallup on economic confidence shocking. According to their [...]

Plan B: When You Don’t Fight, You Get Walked on Later

By: Wednesday December 7, 2011 2:24 pm

During the health care reform fight the women’s reproductive rights groups and legislators were basically sold out. President Obama decided to cut a deal with Bart Stupak’s Gang. He assumed that the pro-choice and women legislators in the House and pro-choice groups would just fall in line, and they did with very little fighting. Passing [...]

New Chat Logs Say Bradley Manning Got Information From White House Staff and Other “Politically Tied” People

By: Wednesday July 13, 2011 4:33 pm

Manning says that these individuals are “politically tied,” which confirms what I’ve heard before regarding his tenure in DC. If so, did the status of these ex-boyfriends have an impact on his conditions? Was he locked away in solitary confinement, unable to talk to almost anyone for months, because nobody wanted it known the extent to which he had cultivated sources and relationships at the “highest levels”?

DC Council Passes Medical Marijuana Law

By: Tuesday May 4, 2010 2:30 pm

Earlier today, the Washington, DC City CouncilĀ  voted unanimously in favor of medical marijuana. The bill will now go to Mayor Adrian Fenty’s desk, where he is expect to sign it. This will add DC to the long list of states that have already approved the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Medical marijuana has [...]