Thoughts, essays, and writings on Liberty. Written by the heirs of Patrick Henry.

March 30, 2007

John Murtha Calls For A Draft

Not this shit again. Another liberal Democrat calls for slavery.

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March 29, 2007

Bush vs. Congress: Let The Confrontation Begin

Following on the heals of the House of Representatives, the Senate has approved, by a narrow margin, an Iraq War spending bill that sets a deadline of roughly one year from today by which American forces must be out of Iraq: WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled Senate ignored a veto threat and voted Thursday for a [...]

Posted By: Doug Mataconis @ 10:29 am || Permalink || Comments (7) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Constitution,Foreign Affairs,Military,Politics,Separation Of Powers
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March 19, 2007

U.S. Military Unprepared For Another Conflict

Thanks principally to the War in Iraq, the U.S. military is woefully unprepared to respond to a serious military crisis elsewhere in the world: Four years after the invasion of Iraq, the high and growing demand for U.S. troops there and in Afghanistan has left ground forces in the United States short of the training, [...]

Posted By: Doug Mataconis @ 2:46 pm || Permalink || Comments Off || TrackBack URI || Categories: Military,War on Terror
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March 14, 2007

Common Sense On Gays In The Military

Alan Simpson, a former Senator from Wyoming who once was a strong advocate of the military’s Don’t Ask-Don’t Tell policy, has a great column in today’s Washington Post explaining why he’s changed his mind. There is alot to like about the column, but here’s the money quote: Since 1993, I have had the rich satisfaction [...]

Posted By: Doug Mataconis @ 8:33 am || Permalink || Comments (4) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Individual Rights,Military,Privacy,Sex
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March 13, 2007

Dishonesty and Dishonor

Top US General Calls Homosexuality Immoral By Al Pessin Pentagon 13 March 2007 The top U.S. military officer has said homosexuality is immoral, sparking renewed controversy about the status of homosexuals in the U.S. military. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from the Pentagon. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Peter Pace, told the [...]

Posted By: Chris @ 10:12 pm || Permalink || Comments (100) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Military,Political Correctness,Politics,Sex
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