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Defense Sector Contributions Locked In On Committee Members
Published by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics an...
by Niv Sultan You couldn’t blame defense contractors for being in a great mood this week. In his speech to Congress on Tuesday
Ted Cruz Brushes Off Poor Senate Armed Services Attendance Record
The Coast Guard Still Needs Rescuing
President, Blue Frontier; Author, "The Golden Shore"
After 223 years you'd think the Coast Guard would have proved its usefulness to the nation. Instead, even after the government shutdown, its essential personnel still face unprecedented funding cuts and growing demands that threaten their ability to operate.
Sequester But a Scalpel for Bloated Military Budget
Contributing writer, policy analyst
The fact that government devotes too much to Social Security is no argument for spending too much on the military. With the threat of runaway deficits, debts, and interest payments, the U.S. cannot afford any budget sacred cows.
Members Of The Military Will Hear Victims' Testimony At Senate Sexual Assault Hearing
Why More Female Marines Are Moving To The Front Lines
Celebrating the Military Child Outdoors
Executive Director, The Sierra Club
Over the years, we've learned that outdoor programs can also help build resiliency and strength within military families. Getting kids and their parents outdoors together allows them to have fun and reconnect through the healing power of nature.
Who Helps the Children of the War Wounded?
What can ordinary Americans, those of us who have lost our treasure but never our blood in this nation's wars, do to help the families who live with the wars' consequences every day?
It's Finally Over -- and It Was Wrong
Christian leader for social change; President and Founder @Soj...
The initial feelings that rushed over me after hearing the announcement that we're pulling out of Iraq were of deep relief. But then they turned to deep sadness over the terrible cost of a war that was always wrong: intellectually, politically, strategically and, above all, morally.
Don't Know Melanne Verveer? Why you Should
Homa Sabet Tavangar
Author, 'Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be at Home in ...
Women stand at the center of every type of dramatic change occurring in the world today: whether it's coordinating relief in Japan, consolidating democracy in Egypt or running Facebook.
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The Runaway General, Part II: General Conway
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe
Producers, directors, political activists
President Obama needs to come out right now and reiterate that there will be a drawdown that begins no later than July 2011 and that it will involve significant numbers of U.S. troops.
Army's Training Ability 'At Risk' Because Of Iraq And Afghanistan Wars, General Dempsey Warns
'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal Plan Coming From Pentagon Next Week
Patriotism is not Synonymous with the Republican Party: It's Time They Stopped Using the "P" Word
Screenwriter; former member, WGAW Board of Directors; former U...
Whatever you think about the war in Iraq or how we got there, suggesting that those who are in opposition are less than patriotic is irrational and undemocratic.
Why Progressives Should Support the Draft and Why Aren't People Protesting McCain's Lack of Patriotism?
New York Times best-selling author
If you want to know why McCain is called a patriot, it's because in the all-volunteer military era he can claim special exemption from common sense in the name of past service.
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