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All Opinions Are Local: September 27, 2009 - October 3, 2009

Going Green: A Chain Reaction

By Carlyn Andersson Washington As we were on our regular Sunday bicycle ride in Rock Creek Park recently, we noticed there had been a massive cleanup. Most noticeably the thousands of plastic bags that had blanketed the park for years...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 2, 2009; 6:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. , environment , parks  | Tags: Rock Creek Park, cycling, environment  
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My Endorsement: What Drives McDonnell

The Post is asking readers to make the case for their favored candidate in the Virginia governor’s race in 200 words or less. By Teresa H. Stillion Alexandria Supports: Robert F. McDonnell Party Identification: None 2005 Vote: Jerry W. Kilgore...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 2, 2009; 9:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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My Endorsement: Deeds's Tax Honesty

The Post is asking readers to make the case for their favored candidate in the Virginia governor’s race in 200 words or less. By George Weber Alexandria Supports: R. Creigh Deeds Party Identification: None 2005 Vote: Tim Kaine I intend...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 2, 2009; 9:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  My Endorsement , Va. Politics  | Tags: taxes, virginia  
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My Endorsement: McDonnell's Life of Service

The Post is asking readers to make the case for their favored candidate in the Virginia governor’s race in 200 words or less. By Alexis L. Mazzocco Oak Hill Supports: Robert F. McDonnell Party Identification: Republican 2005 Vote: Jerry W....

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 1, 2009; 10:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Stars and Stripes: Emblem of Slavery?

By Malcolm Wilson Wheaton In his Sept. 24 letter, “A Flag That Symbolized Much Less Than Valor,” Cortez Austin took exception to a portion of Kathleen Parker’s op-ed with reference to the Confederate flag. He blasted away with the usual...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 1, 2009; 10:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Confederate flag  
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My Endorsement: Deeds the Moderate

The Post is asking readers to make the case for their favored candidate in the Virginia governor’s race in 200 words or less. By Jacob P. "J.P." Stroman Charlottesville Supports: R. Creigh Deeds Party Identification: Democrat 2005 Vote: Did not...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 1, 2009; 9:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  My Endorsement , Va. Politics  
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My Endorsement: A Career Woman for Deeds

The Post is asking readers to make the case for their favored candidate in the Virginia governor’s race in 200 words or less. By Mary Jones Berry Gainesville Supports: R. Creigh Deeds Party Identification: Democrat 2005 Vote: Tim Kaine I...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 30, 2009; 10:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Tested to Death in the Maryland Schools

By Thomas A. Bauder Washington I am an English teacher at a Maryland high school. Of the five weeks we have been in session this year, I have been able to teach for almost, but not quite, three. The other...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 30, 2009; 10:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Maryland , schools  
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My Endorsement: Straight Talk From Creigh Deeds

The Post is asking readers to make the case for their favored candidate in the Virginia governor’s race in 200 words or less. By Jerome I. Chapman Alexandria Supports: R. Creigh Deeds Party Identification: Democrat 2005 Vote: Tim Kaine Because...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 29, 2009; 7:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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My Endorsement: McDonnell Has My Vote

The Post is asking readers to make the case for their favored candidate in the Virginia governor’s race in 200 words or less. By Robert Miller Alexandria Supports: Robert F. McDonnell Party Identification: None 2005 Vote: Jerry W. Kilgore The...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 29, 2009; 7:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  My Endorsement , Va. Politics  
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Magic Wands? Glass Slippers? Funding D.C. Nonprofits

By Marianne Scott Washington When the clock strikes midnight on Sept. 30, public-private partnerships will be severed all across the District. Public grants to nonprofit groups that foster youth leadership, preserve the city’s heritage, engage residents in finding community-based solutions...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 27, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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