30 May 2017

Editorials:

WMATA Settlements and Your Tax Dollars

Last week, The Washington Post reported that 25 lawsuits against WMATA and the District of Columbia relating to the 2015 L’Enfant tunnel incident have been dismissed and no one knows why. According to The Washington Post, a lawyer representing several of the plaintiffs says he can’t explain why the cases were dismissed. WMATA and District […]


14 Apr 2016

Events:

TOMORROW: Tax Day Protest and March for Equality!

Hey, it’s April 14: Have you paid your taxes yet? Do you resent having to pay your taxes if you’re a DC resident? Are you frustrated by the fact that the District of Columbia has a higher (and growing) population than many states, yet we do not get full representation in Congress? Are you tired […]


18 Feb 2015

Things We Take For Granted:

Things We Take For Granted: The Freedom to Sled

When I was a kid, snow days meant sledding down the best hill in the area: Capitol Hill. It was part of the fun of living in this neighborhood. We were a short walk from a huge hill that was protected from traffic, and we had the added benefit of a beautiful view of the […]


09 Jan 2013

Dear President Obama: Can We Talk About Your License Plate?

Whether or not you believe that DC should be granted statehood, I think that there is a case for raising awareness that the more than half-a-million residents of the Nation’s Capital pay more federal taxes every year per person, yet they lack voting representation in Congress. Heck, we don’t even get a final say on […]


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