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Semper Fi

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, form our true honor." -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge Today is a big day for a few, proud people. To all the US Marines reading today, including our own USMC-Retired, Liberal Jarhead, thank you for all you do and have done. Thank you for ...

Military knew Gitmo prisoners were being abused mentally.

Friday, October 10th, 2008

From Jurist: US military officers feared for the mental health of alleged terrorism detainees held in isolation in the US, according to documents received through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) . The materials released Wednesday are a collection of heavily ...

Congresscritters Who Support the Troops (or Don’t)

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) just published their up-to-date Congressional report card documenting how every incumbent member of Congress voted on a number of measures involving active-duty military people and veterans.  To whatever extent this is a priority for you in deciding who will get your vote, ...

McCain and the POW/MIA coverup

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Up at Morse's blog is an old issue but, that said, this issue needs to be kept in the front of hearts and minds. Why? Because McCain wants to be President, thats why! Sidney Schanberg tells us about McCain, the media and the POW cover up over at The Nation ...

Open-Source Learning and Problem Solving

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

A couple of big dots connected themselves for me last night, in terms of possible solutions for some of the major problems America needs to solve, including health care, energy, and education. I was marinating my aching back in a hot bath, reading the last chapter of a great book titled ...

We Can’t Get Fooled Again

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

A lot of politics always consists of negativity – Monday-morning quarterbacking, dredging up past sins or mistakes, and general finger-pointing that can sound like kids whining, “I’m telling!” It would be more useful to focus on the future and on the positive – what do we want to change? How ...

Tom Coburn (R-Okla) Hates America and Loves Child Pornography

Monday, August 4th, 2008

He also hates our troops, especially those whiny ones who complain about being paralyzed. And thirty-nine of Coburn’s fellow Senate Republicans agree with him. A total of thirty-six bills have been blocked by Coburn. One of his stated reasons is “excessive spending.” Hey, I know how we can fix that. But more ...

Sexual Abuse in the Military? Pentagon refuses to allow Kaye Whitley to talk about it.

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

Congress attempted to hold an oversight hearing about sexual assaults in the military and to that end, a subpoena was issued for the head of the sexual assault program to testify. The Pentagon refused to allow her to attend the hearing. Yep, they really don't want the word to get out ...

Top US Think Tank Stating The Obvious-U.S. “War On Terror” Wrong Way To Combat Terrorism

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Take a look at the following headlines: Foiling Terror Plots Doesn't Take An Army (August 10, 2006) Law Enforcement Continuing To Succeed Where War Fails (October 4, 2006) New Alleged Terror Plot Thwarted-Again Without Destroying A Foreign Country (June 2, 2007) U.S. Should Rethink "War On Terrorism" Strategy to Deal with Resurgent Al Qaida ...

Why Haven’t We Blockaded Iran Yet?

Monday, July 28th, 2008

It’s because of You. Us. The Netroots. On May 22nd a House resolution was introduced which would authorize a naval blockade of Iran. With no publicity from that Bush-hating liberal media, H. Con. Res. 362 was sailing through the House. The “leadership” bragged that the bill would “pass like a hot ...

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