If you're already in Nebraska for the annual Sandhill Crane migration or if you simply appreciate wildlife in America and are looking for some place to go for a nice road trip, another interesting only-in-Nebraska event is that it's prairie chicken mating season.
Ending DADT can be traced directly back to those extraordinary civil rights leaders who bravely fought discrimination and second-class citizenship. It's important to keep drawing these dots and making these connections. Let us not forget to remember.
The decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to prohibit the Pentagon from enforcing the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) law has caused new and unnecessary confusion as this protracted process continues to languish without final resolution.
With Memorial Day coming up, we should take a moment to consider something that's gone largely unremarked in the mainstream media: more than 1,500 troops have now died in a war the American people oppose.
If getting American troops out of Afghanistan in the shortest feasible time is still the president's aim, I don't think he can expect much support from the new man he's put in charge there, Gen. David Petraeus.