China’s shrinking population, we are told, poses an economic threat to that country, as well as an economic drag for us.
This week, during the Loudoun County Public Schools’ most recent board meeting, the school board faced a number of calls to release the school system’s commissioned independent review of what happened during and after the now infamous sexual assaults committed by one student at two high schools.
It’s not exactly a blistering insight into how Washington works, but nothing will get you more praise and respect than being powerful and wielding that power effectively. So, it should be no surprise that Nancy Pelosi finished her tenure as speaker of the House to lavish applause. Many dubbe…
The holiday season has officially reached Loudoun County; by the time this issue hits newsstands, Hanukkah will be well into its later days, and Christmas is coming just around the corner, and Kwanzaa after that.
I know all the reasons we’re not supposed to freak out about the news that U.S. government scientists just reached a major breakthrough in nuclear fusion.
I wished the Oklahoma Republican senator well in retirement and reminded him of a trip we took years ago when he was a freshman senator, and I was a rookie reporter.
It takes a certain inconsistency to argue, as Elon Musk has, that activists are “trying to destroy free speech in America” by pressuring companies to pause advertising on Twitter, the social media platform he just overpaid for. A “free speech absolutist,” as Musk describes himself, would sur…
An 82-year-old man sustains a skull fracture from a predawn home invasion, and you think it’s funny? Or that it’s fodder for another dumb conspiracy theory?
Within weeks of taking office, Britain’s new Prime Minister, Liz Truss, and her chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng, proposed a radical new set of economic measures that echoed the trickle-down policies of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan — heavy on tax cuts for the rich and dereg…
Suppose you’re a woman who’s suffered miscarriages or has cancer and very much wants a baby. But your state’s near ban on abortion lets government bureaucrats or even total strangers go after doctors who might perform one to save your life or ability to have another child.
WASHINGTON — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine is going very badly. Within weeks of the February 24 invasion, Russia had failed in its prime objective of capturing its neighbor’s capital, Kiev, and subduing its government. And things have gone downhill ever since.
A woman’s bronze statue was just unveiled at the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Virginia. The heroine’s name: Harriet Tubman, a spy for the United States when the nation was torn apart.
In last week’s Loudoun Times-Mirror, we ran an editorial cartoon by syndicated cartoonist Al Goodwyn. In the cartoon, Goodwyn depicted the recent White House plan to forgive at least $10,000 for millions of student loan borrowers around the nation as something that can unify the two major parties.
Last Friday, at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Fed chair Jerome Powell said that the Fed must continue to raise interest rates, even though it will “bring some pain to households and businesses.”
President Joe Biden’s announcement on Monday that al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri had been killed is great news. A murderous terrorist with the blood of thousands of Americans on his hands has been removed from the face of the earth. Biden deserves credit for authorizing the operation this …
This week, the Leesburg Town Council voted to make outdoor dining a permanent option available to restaurants in the town. Six of the council’s seven members were in attendance at the meeting, and all six voted in favor of the program.
By now, you’ve definitely seen those stickers. You know the ones; stuck on the gas pump, next to the eye-popping price of gasoline, he’s there. President Joe Biden, usually sporting an equally eye-popping facial expression, proudly proclaiming “I Did That.”
Will the Jan. 6 committee issue a “criminal referral” to the Justice Department for Donald Trump? Committee members can’t give an interview without being asked that question. Pundits can’t stop talking about it, cable TV anchors can’t stop asking legal experts for their predictions. It’s not…