If you listen to the god-fearing, unreconstructed defenders of American exceptionalism, then you already know that world ended when health care reform passed. But why do things seem the same?
Robert Gates and Michael Mullen correctly criticized Lt. General Benjamin Mixon for writing to Stars and Stripes expressing his opposition to repealing DADT. However, they have only themselves to blame for Mixon's insubordination.
Osama bin Laden is either dead or alive, and I'm proposing a strategy to both remove him from the world stage while hunting him down in the process. The tactic is simple: declare his demise.
In announcing today that it would make it harder to fire gay troops under existing policy, the Pentagon took a major step towards ending Don't Ask Don't Tell which could have a real impact on the lives of service members.
These new regulations will have a tangible impact on the thousands of lesbian and gay service members who are currently serving in silence, under threat of being investigated and discharged.
The recent arrests of the Taliban bigwigs in Pakistan have failed to impact the strategy of Mullah Omar. He has appointed new deputies to carry out the jihad against the Americans -- and Pakistanis.
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I forget. Did we elect "W" for a third term in November, 2008? Is a third term even constitutional these days? How did this happen? Where did Obama go?
In 2001, President Bush said of racial profiling, "It's wrong and we will end it in America." It hasn't ended, and the unwarranted stop and search of a prominent African-American minister in Torrence, CA, proves it.
Europe and America form a classic dominant/subordinate relationship. The attitudes of each party reinforce the other. Hence, they have become enablers of each other's dysfunctional conduct.
There are fundamental and widespread problems in the design and acquisition of the F-35, and the Pentagon's acquisition system continues to hurtle down the road of ruin.
They serve in Iraq. They fight in Afghanistan. Their names are etched in marble at Arlington National Cemetery. And three out of four Americans believe they shouldn't be forced to lie to serve the country.
The overwhelming majority of actual military leaders, with hundreds of years of military experience behind them, all disagree with Lindsey Graham over advocating military trials for all suspected terrorists.
The change, which goes into effect on September 1, 2010, sounds a little like "Mission Accomplished." But this time, maybe a good chunk of soldiers really will be pulled back home.
The Democrats may have to force the Republicans to appear to be blocking defense spending by broadening the definition of "national security" to include sound fiscal and energy policies.
Do you agree that President Obama has been more aggressive hunting down al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and the Pakistan border regions that you were, Mr. Cheney?