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Patch file photo of McDonnell introducing Mitt Romney.
rbud April 23, 2014 at 06:25 pm
The wealthy and powerful protecting their own. McDonnell made a shameful mess of the VA gov'sRead More office, a hurt that may last for decades. He ought to take his licks and move on, begging forgiveness from the electorate.
Frederick C. Cassiday April 24, 2014 at 08:43 am
Ex Gov. Transvaginal needs to man up and take his punishment, which is the public spectacle of aRead More corruption trial without getting funds from every foolish political supporter to line his lawyers pockets.
Tall Grass/Weed Violation Process Updated, City to Act Fast on Overgrown Properties
Hillary Hutcheon April 19, 2014 at 09:46 am
Why doesn't the city fine people for fertilizing their lawns and using harmful pesticides? Both ofRead More which destroy the environment. Sounds like the City is more worried about appearances than protecting the environment.
Gay marriage in Virginia.
Jeff Fanok April 13, 2014 at 09:41 pm
No Angel, society is ripping itself apart by encouraging a immoral, teen pregnancy, single mothersRead More who cannot provide for their babies, do whatever feels good and the government will support you so long as you vote democratic, hopeless way of life. Any good contractor knows that you have to tear down the old before you can build the new. Problem is that the new that the left wants to build HAS NEVER, AND NEVER WILL SUCCEED. It has been tried before, and the sin always corrupts from the inside out. I know that the traditional, patriot like myself will never succeed against the lust of evil that has taken over the lifestyles of America. The Holy Bible tells us that we will be persecuted for his name sake, that their will be a great falling away from the Church right before the end of the Church Age. In a strange way, I am excited about the deviancy you promote, because the mere fact that it is being accepted is proof positive that the Rapture is imminent. You keep referring to the end of outlawing mixed race marriages like it somehow pertains to the deviant unions you seem to want. Mixed marriages between black and white people were not outlawed in the Bible, only between different races that practiced pagan religions, because they would draw the children of Israel away from the one true God. The lure of deviancy is strong, homosexual prostitutes would practice their trade on the temple steps of the pagans. They would burn their babies alive in a sacrifice to Baal. Seeing mass groups of people doing these deviant acts somehow convinces the masses that it is acceptable. The homosexual community is using the same tactics that the worshipers of Baal used. Just as you think you are winning, God will pull the rug out from under you. Come to Jesus while you still can. He can heal your sickness.
Angel Lazo April 13, 2014 at 10:11 pm
Jeff, and that's why we have the separation of Church and State so you can believe what you want andRead More others can believe what they want.
Pamela Findley April 16, 2014 at 10:59 am
Natassia, not all LGBT want to eliminate or "fundamentally destroy" the institution ofRead More marriage. You really can't lump all homosexuals together, just as you can't lump all heterosexuals together. I know lesbian and gay couples who are married and treasure the institution of marriage. I also know heterosexual couples who are not married and don't believe in marriage. Recognizing the rights of LGBT people to marry, with all the rights and responsibilities thereof, does not equate with destroying marriage any more than interracial marriages have destroyed it. From a religious perspective, each person and each church/denomination can and should decide whether to recognize and/or perform such marriages. I personally believe God does not condemn LGBT unions. From a legal perspective, I have yet to hear a good argument against same-sex marriages.
Sen. Mark Warner. (Patch file photo.)
Shripathi Kamath March 30, 2014 at 11:22 am
No Kathy, all he did was file a brief, which is what lawyers do. By your estimation, defense lawyersRead More are building the constitution. Please consult a news source for your information.
Shripathi Kamath March 30, 2014 at 11:43 am
Raconteur March 30, 2014 at 10:35 AM No, It shows how willing he is to please his masters and voteRead More on anything they tell him to, no matter how badly it will affect the People. ___________________________________________________ Again, and he is unique in that respect because...it is unusual for a politician to vote along party lines? ___________________________________________________ Name one congresscritter who claimed they read the legislation before they voted for it. __________________________________________________ _ Er, your burden. You make the claim, you provide the evidence. You claimed that NO one had read it. "Name one congresscritter who claimed that they had read the Patriot Act before they voted for it." is as vacuous. ___________________________________________________ "They have. Reid won't let the legislation even be discussed and certainly won't let it be brought to the Senate floor. Just because you didn't hear it on MSNBC or SNL, you believe otherwise." ___________________________________________________ LOL. The House has repealed Obamacare 50 times. How many times have they passed this legislation that Reid has prevented discussion in the ... wait, Reid cannot prevent discussion in the House, can he? And it is not as if the House wingnuts care whether or not Reid would allow a vote. So, what are the salients points other than "free market solutions"?
Tee Powell March 30, 2014 at 09:42 pm
Mark Warner is nothing but a rich guy that does whatever Obama wants. He has no independent thoughtRead More of his own. Hey Mark I thought you said we could keep our insurance plans? Tell us some more lies.
Snow Plow Locator: Find the Truck in Your Neighborhood
VABUCKI March 3, 2014 at 04:58 pm
Nice APP but it doesn't help anyone in Fairfax City. It does help FX County, however. My road wasRead More plowed last during the previous storm and it looks like we are trending for the same with this one. I'll expect the trucks around midnight to 1AM
Marya Fitzgerald March 4, 2014 at 08:45 am
I live in the Del Ray section of Alexandria. Just as in the last storm, there is NO salt or sand onRead More my road, which is a thru street to Jeff Davis Hiway! I saw one plow go by yesterday with its scooper up. Only the hundreds of cars using it have packed the surface down to a couple of inches of ice! It is not safe to walk across it.
The so-called "revenge porn" legislative proposal by Del. Marcus Simon (Va.-53) is closer to becoming a reality after House and Senate passage.
Emmette Coleman March 14, 2014 at 11:09 pm
Posting pornography of others without their consent should be illegal, regardless of whether saidRead More pornography would constitute "revenge porn". It doesn't make that that much difference whether or not it's "revenge porn", that should probably at most that should be an aggravating circumstance. "Revenge porn" or not, just don't go posting pornography of someone without his consent.
Laurie McCabe April 11, 2014 at 01:32 am
Neil Fox is an ignorant pig ... just like is anyone seeking revenge by damaging a person's life inRead More this way ... we criminalize things that are immoral; evil; malicious; deceitful; etc.
Laurie McCabe April 11, 2014 at 01:33 am
I can hardly wait for July 1, 2014 when lakemonster is charged here in VA Beach.
Fairfax County Farmers Markets have received two grants to support expansion of the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) at-market benefits program, formerly known as "food stamps." Fairfax County photo
Amrish Pinto (Realtor) February 28, 2014 at 07:59 am
Talk about a win / win, this is great for the community as well as local farmers. Would love to seeRead More the stats on what $ value of food stamps gets used at at the farmers markets though.
John Lovaas February 28, 2014 at 08:29 am
We are very pleased that SNAP is finally coming to the Reston Farmers Market! It will help lowerRead More income members of the community get the benefit of nutritious, fresh fruit and veggies again. We lost food assistance when Virginia killed the Women Infants a jd Children food stamps program in the markets 6 or 7 years ago. Thanks to the wonderful CORNERSTONES organization, INOVA, the Fairfax County Park Authority which sponsors 11 markets in the county including the Reston Farmers Market, and possibly local churches for making SNAP a reality! Don't forget NoVA's number One farmers market opens for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 1!
John Lovaas February 28, 2014 at 10:29 am
Correction! The Reston Farmers Market opens the 2014 season on Saturday, MAY 2!
Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed legislation Wednesday to repeal the $64 Hybrid Tax.
John Strother February 28, 2014 at 11:23 am
As I understood it hybrids don't pay enough taxes to support the roads, which comes from theRead More gasoline usage. I have a hybrid, I don't drive much. I have a lawn mower, chain saw and other yard items that use gasoline that don't use the roads. It did not make sense for me to pay extra for my hybrid because I get 30 MPG and others only get 18 MPG. We pay taxes on tires that support the roads also. Oil Changes too. I'll bet also for the weight of my Hybrid, I pay a certain tax also. I really felt it was to pay for the use of HOV lanes and one had to have a special license plate to use those lanes, I don't have those plates and still had to pay. I had figured it was the cost of living in a modern world. If you want Modern, you must pay according for being Modern. My Hybrid, I must admit, is the only real modern thing I own.
Raul Ortega March 2, 2014 at 08:55 am
Oh, I read through all your comments yesterday DRB and there is no denying it, something about youRead More is whacked brah.
DRB March 2, 2014 at 04:20 pm
I'm sure you mean that in the more modern colloquial. Thanks. So it sounds like you may be able toRead More start your recovery and join the fight against Liberalism as your eyes become open. I will pray for the word to be in you.
Diana March 3, 2014 at 10:25 am
Why have the constitution if all we do is change and destroy the true laws of what should be betweenRead More man and women? I don't believe in same-sex marriage and their "benefits" tied to this. You give them a piece of the law and they are wanting more. I am sick of seeing the drag shows (this should be on late night after 11:00pm) then always hearing the coming outs. Are you suppose to get an award for this? Please I truly believe homosexuals are destroying the laws that are ment to be between man and women only.
Subcommittee votes down penalty for opening a car door that injures a passing cyclist. Patch file photo.
Phillip Cide February 25, 2014 at 03:50 pm
Just curious. Who is at fault if a driver opens a car door and a moving car hits it?
Ignatius J. Reilly February 25, 2014 at 05:12 pm
Huh, what? Oh sorry, didn't see you there, I was on my phone.
Kasha Williamson February 26, 2014 at 06:40 pm
How is a cyclist supposed to be able to see if someone is in the car about to open their door?Read More Whereas someone in their car can do a quick lookback to ensure it is safe to open - just as they would if a car was coming.