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Progressives manipulating the masses for their sideshows of absurdity

Think of the good that could be done if all that energy was directed toward securing justice for victims and punishment for perpetrators. Instead, it’s being used to attack and ban holiday songs? Seriously? It’s tragic that the national focus on delivering justice has been railroaded by progressives who revel in controlling the lives of others.

Deborah Simmons

What’s going on at D.C. Fire and EMS?

- The Washington Times

Now, I don’t know about you, but it struck me as odd that one of the first things out of the mouths of the media and fire officials was that Miss Annie’ home did not have working smoke detectors.

This Dec. 21, 2016, photo shows the Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, in Washington. The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland plan to file subpoenas seeking records from the Trump Organization, the IRS and other entities in their lawsuit accusing Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) **FILE**

D.C., Maryland subpoena Trump Organization tax returns

- The Washington Times

Maryland and the District of Columbia announced subpoenas Tuesday to be served on President Trump’s business empire and five federal departments or agencies, as they seek to build their case that the president is violating the Constitution.

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Deborah Simmons

D.C. hires school scandal fixers

Well, unless you were a D.C. parent or a D.C. leader privileged enough to have had a sitdown with either of these gentlemen, you haven't a clue as to who they are and what their agendas are.

Mayor Muriel Bowser secured her re-election with 127,387 votes (76.37 percent), with 108 of 143 precincts reporting. Her nearest rival, State Green Party candidate Ann Wilcox received 15,785 votes (9.46 percent). A dozen voters across the District said they wished ballots included a stronger contender to Miss Bowser.

Bowser picks Ferebee new schools chancellor

- The Washington Times

Mayor Muriel Bowser on Monday named Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Lewis D. Ferebee of as the new chancellor of D.C. Public Schools, apparently rejecting her advisory panel's recommendation.

A sign at a Whole Foods Market greets shoppers, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. Parent company Amazon has announced they will drop the prices on certain food items at the stores. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Employee shot at D.C. Whole Foods

Associated Press

Police say an employee was shot during an attempted robbery at a Whole Foods Market in Washington, D.C.

In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Gavin Clarkson of Lac Cruces, N.M., speaks at the Albuquerque bureau of The Associated Press. A District of Columbia clerk refused to accept Clarkson's state driver's license for a marriage license because she and her supervisory believed New Mexico was a foreign country. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)

D.C. clerk stalls marriage over 'foreign' New Mexico ID card

Associated Press

A District of Columbia clerk and a supervisor refused to accept a New Mexico man's state driver's license as he sought a marriage license because she and her supervisor believed New Mexico was a foreign country.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster, right, leaves the Santa Clara County Superior Court, with his attorney Joshua Bentley after a preliminary hearing stemming from domestic violence accusations against Foster Thursday, May 17, 2018, in San Jose, Calif. Foster's ex-girlfriend, Elissa Ennis, recanted allegations Thursday that Foster physically assaulted her. She testified that she lied to authorities about the domestic assault to get back at Foster for breaking up with her. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) **FILE**

Redskins and the Reuben Foster roller coaster

- The Washington Times

It falls to Foster and his true family and friends to ensure he walks the straight and narrow. Such character reform doesn't fall into the hands of a jail, prison or correctional institution. Critics of the Redskins-Foster deal miss the point when they focus on the domestic abuse aspect.