Springfield Dems tackle road clean-up

By Susan Laume: With only a short rest after poll operations on November 14, the Springfield District Democrats (SDDC) of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) tackled a road clean-up project under the VDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program. As John Wittman, active…

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Capital punishment may be abolished in VA

By Paul O’Shea: For the first time in Virginia’s history, capital punishment, a grim and tragic legacy, may finally be abolished. That was the theme of the recent annual awards luncheon of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (VADP).…

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Guns banned from Fairfax County polling places

On September 15, The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance prohibiting all firearms at any: Facility or property owned or leased by Fairfax County for government purposes; Public parks; Recreation and community center operated by the county, and…

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Will VA go blue? It’s up to you!

By Herb Smith: The Commonwealth of Virginia has less than two months to go before Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris become the 46th President of the United States and the Vice President respectively. In 2016, Virginia turned blue.…

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Protests are an effective instrument for change

By: Matt Savage Dr. King said, “protests are the language of the unheard.” When millions of people gather, politicians listen. Throughout the history of the United States, peaceful protests have been a constructive vehicle for change in national policy. The…

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Why do Republicans abandon their values for Trump?

By Bob Leggett: It is well documented that the current Republican administration is more corrupt and incompetent than any administration in our lifetime. What is harder to understand is why. What are the reasons that high-ranking members of the Republican…

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OPINION: Fairfax sheriff still helps ICE deport immigrants

By Diane Burkley Alejandro: Starting July 1, Fairfax Sheriff Stacey Kincaid is taking another step toward non-cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). As permitted by a new Virginia law, she says she will no longer collect citizenship and immigration status information for persons booked for misdemeanors.