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Could a Draft Deal With America’s Fortunate Sons?

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Our good friend Dave Away From Home recently blogged for the reinstatement of the draft. I urge you to read his common-sense post, it's a great accounting of the pluses and pitfalls - especially on a subject that's a political third-rail electrified by a very unpopular war. There's much to be ...

McCain Is NOT a GI’s Best Friend

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Senator George McCain… I meant to say John McCain, is no longer the die hard friend of the men and woman in the military service to our nation. Lately, it is becoming harder and harder to tell him and George Bush apart so please accept my humble apology for my ...

Politics, War and Our Troops

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

At the time that this article is written 4,071 American families have lost a loved one in the war that our nation is in. Many of the kids fighting in this war will eventually face the same politics that our troops in Vietnam faced. As someone writing from a liberal ...

Bush Feels Your Pain at the Pump?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

President Bush today let the American people know that he is right on top of things with the rising gas prices. Then again, no, he really didn’t. But he did acknowledge that it’s a problem for the working class of America. Then again, no, he really didn’t. I’m pretty sure ...

A Conservative Republican’s Problem With Dick Cheney

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Mickey Edwards is the author of "Reclaiming Conservatism" and served as a Republican Congressman from 1977 to 1993.  He was a long-time ally and supporter of Vice President Cheney, but as he notes in this piece in the Washington Post, cannot reconcile his respect for the office and the man ...