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All Opinions Are Local: February 28, 2010 - March 6, 2010

Let women decide

Supporters of Planned Parenthood have already paid $25 to the license-plate fund to support pregnancy prevention services. We have just as much right as any other group to have a license plate promoting our beliefs, especially since we supported this effort with our own money.

By Anup Kaphle  |  March 5, 2010; 7:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  HotTopic , Va. Politics , Virginia , transportation  
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Fighting for Franklin School

Surely a better use of the Franklin than a “boutique hotel,” never mind myriad recent uses — or non-use — can be devised.

By Anup Kaphle  |  March 5, 2010; 7:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C. , schools  
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A multiple-choice answer to improving the schools

As a product of public schools (not the best product, to be sure), and as a parent who sent two children through public schools, I think quality universal public education is about as important as clean water and clean air.

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 4, 2010; 8:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. , HotTopic , schools  
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Robert Ehrlich's revisionist history

Robert Ehrlich’s uncompassionate conservatism and his treatment of families like mine failed to win over the electorate in 2006, and it has no place in Maryland today.

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 3, 2010; 7:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  HotTopic , Maryland , same-sex marriage  
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Snow daze at the Fairfax schools

Fairfax County must emerge from its snow daze and make a reasonable effort to make up lost teaching hours after the recent storms.

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 2, 2010; 7:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Fairfax County , HotTopic , schools  
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Wrong time to replace Pr. George's planning chief

I am disappointed that Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. Johnson is attempting to replace the chairman of the Prince George’s Planning Board, Samuel Parker Jr.

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 1, 2010; 7:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  HotTopic , Prince George's County , Purple Line  
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'Potala on the Potomac'

The city of Alexandria is on course to regret its advocacy in luring the Army to locate its Washington Headquarters Service in the city under the Base Realignment and Closure process. I pray that the Army will manage to accommodate its needs without destroying the botanical preserve that it chose to build next to.

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 1, 2010; 12:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  HotTopic , Virginia , transportation  
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Juggling phones at 23rd and M

When it comes to cellphone multitasking, I thought I had seen everything.

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 1, 2010; 12:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. , transportation  
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