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

June 2, 2007

Abandoning Our Friends and Strengthening Our Enemies

Most who are critics of the war in Iraq focus on the consequences of keeping a U.S. presence in place but seem not to be too concerned about what would happened if all coalition forces pulled up the stakes and went home. They believe that America has lost respect from the world community and perhaps […]

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May 28, 2007

Protecting Life, Liberty, and Property

In the United States, today is Memorial Day. On this day, we remember all those who have fallen in defense of this country; its constitution, its principles, its people, and its sacred freedoms. They have given their lives so that we may remain free; so that we may pursue life, liberty, property, and happiness. Let […]

Posted By: Chris Byrne @ 11:50 am || Permalink || Comments (3) || TrackBack URI || Categories: History,Military
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May 16, 2007

Ron Paul Demands Giuliani Read the 9-11 Report & Apologise

Give Ron Paul enough time to talk, and he says some wonderful things.

Posted By: tarran @ 5:15 pm || Permalink || Comments (17) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Foreign Affairs,Military,Politics,War on Terror
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April 24, 2007

The Pentagon’s Public Relations Disaster

Every war has it’s heroes, and in the case of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the two heroes that received the most accolades from the Pentagon were Pat Tillman and Jessica Lynch. Tillman, you will recall was the NFL star who left his football career behind to join the NBA where he died a […]

Posted By: Doug Mataconis @ 2:13 pm || Permalink || Comments (21) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Military,War on Terror
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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 Byrne @ 10:12 pm || Permalink || Comments (100) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Military,Political Correctness,Politics,Sex
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