Posts Tagged ‘Jon Stewart’

Give That Man a Role on The Daily Show

At this point, it's perplexing to see how National Park Service spokesman Bill Line still has a job. He hasn't talked to me since refusing to provide a map I wanted for this story—except for leaving the longest phone message I have ever received to yell about about the "bias" in this other story (the NPS is [...]

Trust for the National Mall Lands Jon Stewart Endorsement

The Trust for the National Mall is a philanthropy with its shit together: It's got big-time corporate backing, an influential board, and a loyal under-40 following. For the three years since its launch in 2007, however, the group has been missing one key fundraising element: Star power. (Whitney Houston doesn't count).
Caroline Cunningham, the Trust's president, [...]

Homeless Advocates, City Officials Bicker Over So, So Many Things…

What would Jon Stewart call this mess if he analyzed D.C. politics?  VagRANT 2009. NoMadness 2009. Shelter Skelter 2009.
The Washington Post is reporting today on various disputes that arose during yesterday's Human Services Committee hearing after the group's chair, Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells claimed  that the D.C. government had quietly cut $20 million from [...]