By Richard Hébert
NEW Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s four-day traffic logjam at the world’s busiest bridge — now unofficially designated BridgeGate — is the scandal that just keeps on giving. The daily drip-drip-drip of details finds him sinking deeper and deeper in doo-doo. It may well end — or at least cast a dark pall over — Republican hopes of recapturing the White House in 2016. It certainly will over Christie’s hopes.[continue reading...]
E on DC
By E. Ethelbert Miller
By the time you read this, the incident I describe would have happened weeks ago. By the time you read this another similar incident could occur. READ MORE HERE: http://capitalcommunitynews.com/content/what-price-ticket
New book releases by Cynthia Atkins, Jody Bolz, Khalilullah Khalili and Marie Khalili, plus a new broadside by Caryn Lazzuri. Beltway Poetry also announces our picks for the Top Ten Poetry Books of 2013 (plus three anthologies). Read more at http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/
By William Reed
PRESIDENT Barack Obama’s White House continues a pattern of attacking symptoms instead of the underlying disease, one rehashed progressive ploy at a time. His Promise Zones initiative is aimed at lifting up some of the America’s poorest communities.
By jonetta rose barras
LET’S offer our gratitude to the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) and the District of Columbia Council for declining city planning director Harriet Tregoning’s recommendations to increase the limit on building heights in the District. They decided to adhere to that adage: If it’s not broke, don’t fix it.