Marijuana Legalization: DC Plays the Race Card

There are lots of reasons that states and cities have come up with to legalize marijuana, either for medical use or recreational. The medical side of things is pretty well-established. Even if you get the strong feeling that the idea…

Marijuana Legalization: DC to Vote in November

It’s official. Our nation’s capital is going to have a ballot vote to decide if pot will be legalized in the DC area. The Washington Board of Elections determined that the DC Cannabis Campaign had indeed collected enough signatures to…

Tim Howard National Airport Has a Nice Ring to It, So Do Your Patriotic Duty and Sign This Petition

It’s the morning after a USA World Cup loss so you’re understandably a bit depressed. It was such a good run and we came so close to somehow pulling out the victory over Belgium. But look at it this way…

Jennifer Nettles Kicks Off Solo Tour in Washington DC

Jennifer Nettles released her first solo album That Girl on January 14 and launched the tour exactly a month later. On Friday night, she performed at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC. The next night’s performance at Hard Rock Live…

N. Korea Rap Video Becomes First Ever To Be Released

On Tuesday, the very first rap music video to ever be recorded in North Korea was revealed in an exclusive report by The Guardian. Washington D.C.-based rappers, (Anthony Bobb) Pacman, 19, and (Dontray Ennis) Peso, 20, uploaded to YouTube a video…

U.S. Capitol Lockdown Lifted, Shooting Unrelated to Terrorism

The lockdown that gripped the U.S. Capitol this afternoon has now been lifted. The all-clear has been given by Capitol Police and the U.S. House of Representatives is back in session. The “shelter in place” order was caused by a…

U.S. Capitol on Lockdown After Reported Shooting [UPDATED]

[UPDATE] CNN is now reporting that the lockdown has been lifted. The incident was reportedly a car chase that happened to end outside the Capitol building with police firing at the driver. Source: Car chase ended at Capitol; driver got…

WWII Vets Memorial: Veterans Force Their Way In

A group of World War II veterans refused to let today’s government shutdown prevent them from entering the WWII memorial site this morning. As much of the country is certainly aware of already, as of midnight on September 30, the…

Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Ride Returns to Washington D.C.

Keeping with the spirit behind the Memorial Day celebration, the Rolling Thunder “Ride For Freedom” event is another fantastic way to honor those who have served for the United States. The focus, however, of the Rolling Thunder event is to…

Girl Scout Cookies: Mother Fired For Selling to Customers

Parents who pressure co-workers to buy fundraiser products for their child’s sports team or school band can make things awkward around the break room, but Girl Scout cookies are generally the welcome exception. Even so, one woman went a step…