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Chasing Life

The kingdom of love is hope, Not promises made— words said and heard— But promises imagined and believed. The spirit shrinks because of yesterday, But trembles and soars for tomorrow. Regret is waste of...

DC Democracy is Up to the Courts

We live in a time when the President and the Congress are almost constantly at loggerheads, each accusing the other of acting unconstitutionally. The...

Jack On The Rocks

Dear Readers. This writer seeks your indulgence for his column’s extended absence. In the current era of loquacious political excess conducted by the hyperactive...

Don’t Use Abortion As A Ward 6 Political Battering Ram

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this piece are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Hill Rag or Capital...

The Wandering Poem

Here it is: a poem—a thought— a creation born and set adrift To wander, at the very least, round and round inside my mind— Or wander maybe farther: around...

Please, Please Remember Me

One tear is what I ask of you— one tear from you for me… And when that tear is on your cheek, I’ll fill your memory. I’m smiling...

Casting A Spotlight on the Shadow Representative

Hello DC residents! My name is Erik Metzroth and I am running to be your next US Representative. To be clear, I am NOT...

When Will Congress Keeps Its Hands Off DC?

Recently, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton filed amendments to strike four anti-home-rule riders from the House’s fiscal year 2018 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, which is expected...

Open Letter to Mayor Bowser: Reopen Churches

June 11, 2020   Madame Mayor Muriel E. Bowser 1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC  20004   Dear Madame Mayor Bowser: Thank you for your tremendous effort and carefulness in directing...

Apply for Grant & Make DC (Even) More Awesome

Do you have an idea to make DC more awesome? Apply for a $1,000 grant! The Awesome Foundation DC is a giving circle collective of...
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