Thursday, June 15, 2006

Tools Smash Solidarity -- Part I

Adam Salmon of the Capitalist Tools starts his swing during a June 14 game against the Solidarity Center. Salmon's swing connected -- and his hit became a grand slam home run, contributing to the Tools' 22-10 victory over the center. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, remain undefeated against other think tanks this year.

Tools Smash Solidarity -- Part II

Kara Kangas, catcher for the Capitalist Tools, throws to first base during a June 14 game against the Solidarity Center. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the center 22-10.

Tools Smash Solidarity -- Part III

Derek Hunter of the Capitalist Tools runs to first base to make an out during a June 14 game against the Solidarity Center. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the center 22-10.

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Tools Smash Solidarity -- Part IV

Brian Phillips of the Capitalist Tools swings for the ball during a June 14 game against the Solidarity Center. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the center 22-10.

Tools Smash Solidarity -- Part V

Brian McNicoll, pitcher and coach of the Capitalist Tools, throws out a runner at first base during a June 14 game against the Solidarity Center. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the center 22-10.

Tools Smash Solidarity -- Part VI

An overthrown ball heads straight to a photographer during a June 14 softball game between the Capitalist Tools and the Solidarity Center. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, defeated the center 22-10.

Friday, June 09, 2006

Tools Earn A "W" Against AEI -- Part I

Brian Darling of the Capitalist Tools tags out a member of the American Enterprise Institute's softball team after teammate Kara Kangas (right) tossed him the the ball during a June 8 game. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat AEI 26-10, continuing its undefeated record this season against other think tanks.

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Tools Earn A "W" Against AEI -- Part II

Capitalist Tools first baseman Alex Adrianson makes a catch during a June 8 game against the American Enterprise Institute. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat AEI 26-10, continuing its undefeated streak against other think tanks.

Tools Earn A "W" Against AEI -- Part IV

Miles Workman of the Captialist Tools watches his hit during a June 8 game against the American Enterprise Institute. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat AEI 26-10.

Tools Earn A "W" Against AEI -- Part III

Dan Lips of the Capitalist Tools scrambles for a ground ball during a June 8 game against the American Enterprise Institute. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat AEI 26-10 -- continuing its undefeated streak this season against other think tanks.

Tools Earn A "W" Against AEI -- Part V

Mike Needham, pitcher for the Capitalist Tools, catches a throw to home plate during a June 8 game against the American Enterprise Institute. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat AEI 26-10 -- continuing its undefeated streak against think tanks this season.

Tools Earn A "W" Against AEI -- Part VI

Russ Hall of the Capitalist Tools reacts after making a rare strike during a June 8 game against the American Enterprise Institute's softball team. He later hit a single, contributing to the Tools' 26-10 win over AEI. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, remain undefeated against other think tanks this season.

"Uncommon Valor" At Night -- Part I

Here's a part of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., on June 7. On the base of the memorial it reads: "Uncommon Valor Was A Common Virtue."

"Uncommon Valor" At Night -- Part II

Here's a part of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., on June 7. On the base of the memorial it reads: "Uncommon Valor Was A Common Virtue."

"Uncommon Valor" At Night -- Part III

Here's a part of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., on June 7. One the base of the memorial it reads: "Uncommon Valor Was A Common Virtue."

"Uncommon Valor" At Night -- Part IV

Here's a part of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., on June 7. On the base of the memorial it reads: "Uncommon Valor Was A Common Virtue."

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Send In The Marines! -- Part I

The U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon marches off the grounds of the Marine Corps Memorial during its first "sunset parade" of 2006 on June 6. The group performs in front of the memorial in Arlington, Va., Tuesday nights each summer.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Send In The Marines! -- Part II

Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon toss their rifles in the air as part of their first "sunset parade" of 2006 on June 6. The group performs Tuesday nights each summer in front of the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Va.

Send In The Marines! -- Part III

Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon march at their first "sunset parade" of 2006 on June 6. The group performs Tuesday nights each summer in front of the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Va.

Send In The Marines! -- Part IV

Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon respond to the command, "Fix bayonets!" during their first "sunset parade" of 2006 on June 6. The group performs Tuesday nights each summer in front of the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Va.

Corps Concert -- Part I

Members of the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps perform at their first "sunset parade" of 2006 on June 6. The group, knicknamed "The Commandant's Own," performs Tuesday nights each summer in front of the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Va.

Corps Concert -- Part II

Members of the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps perform at their first "sunset parade" of 2006 on June 6. The group, knickamed"The Commandant's Own," performs Tuesday nights each summer in front of the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Va.

Corps Concert -- Part III

Members of the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps perform at their first "sunset parade" of 2006 on June 6. The group, knicknamed "The Commandant's Own," performs Tuesday nights each summer in front of the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Va.

Corps Concert -- Part IV

Members of the U.S Marine Drum and Bugle Corps perform at their first "sunset parade" of 2006 on June 6. The group, knicknamed "the Commandant's Own," performs Tuesday nights each summer in front of the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Va.

Thursday, June 01, 2006

Tools Send Dogs To The Pound -- Part I

Members of the Capitalist Tools watch teammate Garrett Murch hit the ball deep into the outfield during a May 31 game against the Running Dogs, the Cato Institute's softball team. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the Dogs 19-4 -- continuing its undefeated streak this season.

Tools Send Dogs To The Pound -- Part II

Brian McNicoll, coach and pitcher for the Capitalist Tools, tags out a member of the Running Dogs, the Cato Institute's softball team, at home plate during a May 31 game. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, continued its undefeated streak this season by beating the Dogs 19-4. The runner was not seriously hurt and played the rest of the game.

Tools Send Dogs To The Pound -- Part III

Kara Kangas of the Capitalist Tools watches to see if a hit goes fair or foul before running for home plate during a May 31 game against the Running Dogs, the Cato Institute's softball team. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the Dogs 19-4 -- continuing its undefeated streak this season.

Tools Send Dogs To The Pound -- Part IV

Outfielder Brian Darling of the Capitalist Tools watches teammate Brian Seidenfeld make a catch during a May 31 game against the Running Dogs -- the Cato Institute's softball team. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, continued its undefeated streak this season by beating the Dogs 19-4.

Tools Send Dogs To The Pound -- Part V

A player for the Running Dogs, The Cato Institute's softball team, signals an out after Miles Workman of the Capitalist Tools unsuccessfully slides into second base. However, the Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, continued its undefeated streak this season by beating the Dogs 19-4 in the May 31 game.