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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier to lay smack down on open carry nuts

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier to lay smack down on open carry nuts

In case you haven’t heard yet, there’s a bunch of crazed mad men (and women?) who are planning to march into the District of Columbia on the 4th of July with loaded firearms. They plan to march against the so called “tyranny of the government” regarding gun control starting in Virginia and then heading into

America: This is your District of Columbia

Tell me America are you proud of yourself? You elected Republicans in 2010 that were out to gut everything. Here in DC they’ve seemed to take what the congressional and local Republicans are doing to heart. Here in Washington, city services are already so strained before the proposed cuts that even families with young children


Union busting at the Washington Hospital Center

D.C. Nurses Union and the Fight for Health Care | Common Dreams After unionized registered nurses passed out leaflets to patients and visitors in the cafeteria and entrances of the hospital campus a few weeks ago, management’s retaliation was fierce. The next day, the hospital disrupted a union meeting and told nurses they were no


I don’t dislike Mayor Adrian Fenty but…

To develop or not develop—to gentrify or not gentrify–is that the only question? I was listening to an .mp3 by some activists who caught up with the Mayor at an opening of a new Safeway supermarket near K Street–where they confronted him about the closing of homeless shelters and the new developments of luxury in

DC: Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro station gets some Smithfield Justice

In the DC Metro system one sees ads done by many different groups. From defense contractors advertising at the Pentagon Metro station to the American Medical Association (who used to oppose universal healthcare) now calling for universal health coverage of some sort. Sometimes you even see good organizations championing their causes in this case, Smithfield