If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be a part of your American Revolution

He never sleeps… Irony and flash mobs collided in an unfortunate way two few weeks ago at the Jefferson Memorial when a small group of twenty-something libertarians decided to commemorate Jefferson’s 265th birthday. They celebrated the agrarian republic-lover… Read More

When it rains, it pours …

It’s particularly galling, in light of our recent editorial on the subject, to see D.C. police apparently discounting a rape allegation from an intoxicated woman. Even worse was their response to a local do-gooder who brought a female… Read More

Georgetown student arrested for hate crime

Metropolitan Police arrested Georgetown student Phillip Cooney Wednesday in connection with an anti-gay hate crime, according to police chief Kathy Lanier. According to the MSNBC article, on the September 9th a gang of men yelling homophobic insults attacked… Read More

Georgetown police stretched thinner

Georgetown neighborhood is going to start sharing its Metro cops with more of the city if Police Chief Lanier gets her way. Her plan to organize police districts would re-zone higher crime Dupont Circle, part of downtown, and… Read More

MPD cracks down on jaywalking

DCist reports that Metro police might actually start enforcing DC’s often-ignored jaywalking rules. Their evidence is circumstantial (some people said they got ticketed), but with the nice weather encouraging cops to get some exercise and a city-wide campaign… Read More

End of the road for D.C. police chief

It seems D.C.’s police chief will be gone in the very near future. Metropolitan Police Chief Charles Ramsey has long been known to have a less-than-amicable relationship with Mayor-Elect Adrian Fenty, and his departure has long been rumored…. Read More

Midnight madness

I was in Healy Circle last night around 1:00, checking out Mustard’s Last Stand, when all of a sudden the sound of police sirens became deafening, and the front gates turned an eerie purple color from the red… Read More