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Republicans are not happy about the Obama administration's swap of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held by the Taliban for five years. Though Defense ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 265 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2014 at 08:42 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
" Denialism " used to have a limited shelf-life . Reality and its evermore costly consequences of such Denial, should give it that once again. Perhaps much sooner than the Deniers dare think. ...
by jamess
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat May 24, 2014 at 11:56 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Next Thursday, May 1, is the National Day of Prayer -- that abhorrently unconstitutional congressionally mandated day each year when our government tells us all that we should pray. Now, the ...
by ChrisRodda
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 24, 2014 at 01:21 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Last week's tragedy at ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 06:18 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
That's half a billion dollars in military hardware, literally. Cut THAT before you cut troop ...
by kos
Comment Count 90 comments on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 12:58 PM PST with 83 Recommends
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin inspecting tornado damage with National ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 171 comments on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 08:45 AM PST with 178 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 06:39 AM PST with 45 Recommends
National Guard leaders in several southern ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 193 comments on Mon Nov 04, 2013 at 08:21 AM PST with 130 Recommends
Back in September, Obama Administration officials said that Syria's chemical weapons represented a grave threat to the United States and that they could never be eliminated without going to war. Now ...
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Nov 04, 2013 at 07:32 AM PST with 39 Recommends
This is a follow on diary to the one I published earlier about Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel putting the wood to the nine states that have or are still, refusing to process requests for Federal ...
by Nebraskablue
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 07:29 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel fired a shot across the bow today of Nine Red states that have refused to follow directives from the Dept of Defense and issue Military identification cards to the ...
by Nebraskablue
Comment Count 127 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 11:53 PM PDT with 461 Recommends
The Department of Defense, working with the Department of Justice is now able to recall half of its work force back to duty. The 400,000 civilian employees will now join as many military members ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Oct 05, 2013 at 12:43 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Not cheap. After a decade of massively expensive war, it's not unreasonable to ask how much ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 113 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 10:12 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
I've been feeling nothing but contempt for John Kerry lately--because of his warmongering and shameless fearmongering, his weaselly responses in congressional hearings, his vile invocations of the ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 516 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 08:55 PM PDT with 218 Recommends
Gen. Martin Dempsey, Sec. Chuck Hagel and Sec. John Kerry testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Sen. John McCain, the nucleus of neocon foreign policy in the Senate, has offered his ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 305 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 08:58 AM PDT with 182 Recommends
So I figured I would conclude my day of diaries before my vacation on an issue everyone's discussing here with one of my favorite incumbents running for re-election next year: http://www.ktva.com/...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Senator Jack Reed (D. RI) has been the voice of caution over what to do regarding Syria: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3460_162-57600016/face-the-nation-transcripts-august-25-2013-powell-lewis-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Aug 26, 2013 at 03:03 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Defense Secretary Chuck ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Aug 15, 2013 at 08:17 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
As some in Congress continue to press the military to improve sexual assault prevention and response, and military leaders continue to promise they're taking it really ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Aug 08, 2013 at 08:09 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
From Stars and Stripes : The number of unpaid furlough days the Defense Department will impose on its civilian workers to save money for military operations will be slashed significantly, defense ...
by PDX
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Aug 06, 2013 at 11:20 AM PDT with 7 Recommends