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Obama Makes Bushism the New Normal

Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

As surely -- if not as enthusiastically -- as his predecessor, Obama has succumbed to the powerful systemic pressures that serve the needs of the military-intelligence-industrial complex. Secrecy is rampant. Politics drives policy. There is no accountability.

When the President Orders, the Military Follows

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

I believe Congress will be in lockstep with the President on a repeal of DADT. At the end of this year, the law that bars gay men and women from serving openly in the military can be gone.