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When Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) tweeted a question about age minimums for voting and for gun purchases, thousands of teenagers fired back.
When Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) tweeted a question about age minimums for voting and for gun purchases, thousands of teenagers fired back.
He is lucky that the Constitution of the United States does not list "becoming an international embarrassment" along with "high crimes and misdemeanors" as grounds for impeachment.
Last month the senate passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act, an annual defense bill that includes
Mr. Cruz has given us a lot to think about. Most crucially, we all have a role to play in the way the country manages our military, and we all might benefit from having a bit more at stake.
The presumptive Democratic nominee is on board with the Senate bill.
Being in the midst of history sometimes mean events are not seen in the "big picture" view that historians often later take, when looking back at the period.
Today, it seems to be all about self. What can my country do for me: A long list of "I want" -- presumed entitlements, as rights, by virtue of American birth. The "home of the free and land of the brave" lost to narcissistic death spiral.
Defense experts say we could -- and should -- register mid-career experts.
“Listen, we have had enough with political correctness, especially in the military," he says.
Much has been written about President Lincoln's Administration, which has been called everything from socialist to downright tyrannical. What people don't know is that the Confederate States of America was pretty similar in its behavior.
America's one-party system on foreign policy and war comes with consequences. Don't discount the reality of a military draft with either Trump or Clinton, especially with low Army recruiting numbers. Only Bernie Sanders opposes perpetual quagmires in the name of defeating terror.
"If your objective is true and pure equality, then you have to look at all aspects."
Most Americans lack any clear sense of what the military does; they certainly care less than they should; but what they are willing to do is to "salute" the troops by buying a beer in a red-white-and-blue can or putting a magnetic ribbon on their SUV as an expression of "support."
According to an old saying, you are what you eat. Since I am full of baloney, I eat what I am. Unfortunately, I don't know what to eat these days -- especially bologna, which means I am out to lunch -- because I am on three different diets.
Senator Graham's question is about to be pondered in a way that has not happened since the draft ended 42 years ago. This will be a game changing debate.