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Monetize Our Military: Our Grandchildren Will Need the Money!

Martin Shapiro | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics
Martin Shapiro

When is an administration going to have the chutzpah to start charging foreign entities, governments, for our military protection?

Saber Rattling, Mostly Foolhardy, From the Potomac to the Pacific

William Bradley | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

A bitter extended exchange between two very old friends from Capitol Hill's contingent of Vietnam vets -- Secretary of State John Kerry and Senator John McCain -- captured the spirit of anger and disarray that presently characterizes America's geopolitical posture.

Submarine Force Gets New Commander

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii -- The most recent commander of U.S. submarines in Asia and the Middle East took command on Wednesday of the entire Pacific Fleet...

Our Continuing Loss of World War II Heroes

Pat LaMarche | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Joe and Bud live just about twelve miles apart but they've never met. That might not be a big surprise if they weren't among a vanishing breed of surviving U.S. WW II veterans.

Helen Keller's Mushrooms

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

In a flash, We, the People, have become Helen Keller. Blind. Deaf. And Dumb. With an emphasis on the latter. Because nobody cares. La di dah.

'Unprecedented Carrier-Killing' Chinese Missile Could Shift Pacific Power Balance

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABOARD THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON — Nothing projects U.S. global air and sea power more vividly than supercarriers. Bristling with fighter jets t...