With the troops coming home, America needs to come home to its senses and its roots. It is time for us to "come home to America." With the Labor Day holiday approaching, we need to get our citizens back to work.
The American public does not know that Haiti is a nation that has long been been a thorn in the side of the American government while Pakistan is a nation which the U.S. already has great influence on.
If Secretary of Defense Robert Gates wants to ensure that the reductions he recently proposed are meaningful, he can set a good example by trimming his own bureaucracy, the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
It now appears that the American public -- 80% of which want the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law gone -- was sold a handful of magic beans with this 45-day review, and the proof is a man named Victor Fehrenbach.
Let's be careful not to let instances of Christian evangelism in the ranks distract us from a healthy exercise of spirituality and religious feeling. Let's applaud our military chaplains even as we recognize that they too have limitations.