by Prince Of Petworth December 12, 2018 at 10:40 am 0

Thanks to Meredith for sending:

“On a cement post on Virginia Ave right outside the Saudi Embassy is “Khashoggi Way”. Should be interesting to see how long it lasts…it was still there this morning when I walked by it again.”

Washingtonian reported last week after the first sign went up:

Don’t expect this to be the last of the Khashoggi Way signs. “We’re going to be placing them all over town,” [organizer Claude] Taylor says, adding that the point was to bring “some continued light and attention and focus to this issue to make sure people understand that the US government, Donald Trump, the Secretary of State have played a role and are thus complicit in the coverup of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.”

The first time: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 26, 2018 at 9:45 am 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering

That’d be former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State John Kerry. And of course husband to Teresa Heinz of that Heinz family. What a bonkers way to start the holidays. And 2018 just gets more surreal:

by Prince Of Petworth November 8, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Mark Andre

“Dear PoPville,

Can we talk about how a woman who was home alone making dinner had to lock herself in a closet and call 911 because people were trying to break down her door to protest a person they just don’t agree with? Is this what our city has come to?”

The Washington Post reported:

“It wasn’t a protest. It was a threat,” said [Fox News host Tucker] Carlson, who is often denounced by critics, particularly liberal ones, for his rhetoric about immigrants and minorities on his Fox News show. “They weren’t protesting anything specific that I had said. They weren’t asking me to change anything. They weren’t protesting a policy or advocating for legislation. … They were threatening me and my family and telling me to leave my own neighborhood in the city that I grew up in.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 7, 2018 at 9:10 am 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Shamila Chaudhary

Great turnout. From the D.C. Board of Elections (DCBOE):

Mayor Muriel Bowser with 159,820 votes

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton with 185,535 votes

Attorney General Karl A. Racine with 193,885 votes

Council Chair Phil Mendelson with 185,578 votes

At large Council member Anita Bonds with 142,266 votes

At large Council member Elissa Silverman with 85,333 votes

Ward One Council member Brianne K Nadeau with 22,143 votes

Ward Three Council member Mary M. Cheh with 21,306 votes

Ward Six Council member Charles Allen with 34,010 votes

See all the results here.

by Prince Of Petworth November 6, 2018 at 9:25 am 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Ted Eytan

Wendy reported:

“Voting time: 35 minutes. From walking in the door to getting my #IVoted sticker. (COLUMBIA HEIGHTS EDUCATION CAMPUS)”

One reader reported that:

“Elderly man collapsed at voting station Barnard Elementary this morning about 8 am. Voters gave CPR and AED until paramedics arrived.”

My wife said Murch elementary voting took about 20 minutes.

What neighborhood did you vote in and how long did it take? For those who didn’t vote this morning (or early) when do you plan on voting?

Ed. Note: I voted early and it took about 3 minutes :)

by Prince Of Petworth November 5, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0

1610 U Street, NW

Exiles Bar Election Night Watch Party:

“Join us as on Tuesday, November 6th for Election Night @ Exiles sponsored by our friends at Jameson! (Because what’s more American than Irish whiskey – I mean, amirite?)

Election Night Specials
$6 Jameson Black Barrel
$6 Jameson Caskmates Stout
$6 Jameson Caskmates IPA

Come celebrate/drown your sorrows with us! It’s the end of the world/the dawn of a new day! Either way – JAMO!!!”


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