I can accept different countries observe different customs. But I cannot accept that we must put our men and women in harm's way for those customs generally considered deplorable by the American people.
The Koch brothers are part of well-financed conservative coalition of oil and gas companies and climate-change skeptics that are sponsoring Proposition 23.
Addressing the deficit requires sacrifice from all sectors. Everyone wants to cut someone else's program, but few are offering to cut their pet projects. Are military hawks willing to cut defense?