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Obama video seeks to reassure service members amid shutdown
Tue Oct 1, 2013
What happened to "Ask not what your country can do for you. Rather, ask what you can do for your country."
'Not a good reason': Sgt. Robert Bales admits to Afghan massacre
Wed Jun 5, 2013
I wonder if Ambien was one of the drugs he was taking that night.
US Marine captain faces court-martial over urination video
Tue May 14, 2013
Pissing on these freedom fighters is inhumane but their poisoning schoolgirls and blowing up civilians in the marketplace is a legitimate means of waging war. Hmmm . . . interesting interpretation of the laws of war. In my mind, they don't deserve any consideration.
Like doing your taxes? Plenty others do too
Fri Apr 12, 2013
Hal - You're right and you're wrong. In some cases, the refund is a return of money that was withheld from wages and, in those cases, it is simply the government returning to you what was yours anyway. On the other side of the coin is the Earned Income Tax Credit.
'Ready to die for my new country': Gaining quick citizenship in combat boots
Sat Apr 27, 2013
If you serve honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States, then you've put skin in the game that MOST native born Americans are not willing to put on the table. In my mind, that makes you worthy of being moved to the head of the citizenship line.
Judge accepts Bradley Manning's guilty pleas on 10 lesser charges; trial on 12 others set for June
Thu Feb 28, 2013
Umm, to what version of the UCMJ are you referencing? Article 22 discusses who may convene a General Court-Martial (as compared to Special or Summary Courts-Martial under Articles 23 and 24 respectively). If you're going to charge someone criminally under the UCMJ, you would cite to one of the "pun …
Man gets his last Whopper Jr. during his funeral procession
Sat Jan 26, 2013
Bob's wife Marge was extremely worried about Bob's health. You see Bob was constantly out drinking, smoking and eating fast food. Finally, after months of nagging, Marge finally convinced him to go to the doctor.
Ex-teammate: Lance Armstrong is 'worthy of redemption'
Sat Jan 19, 2013
I think the core of the matter -- why SO many people are SO angry, hurt and dissillusioned -- is the fact that they made Lance Armstrong into a hero or demi-God.
'Do something!' Americans fed up with Washington as fiscal-cliff deadline looms
Sat Dec 29, 2012
Time for a new Constitutional Convention. It's clear Washington is broken and new rules are needed to fix it.
In the math of education, two years sometimes is worth more than four years
Sun Dec 30, 2012
"The demise of the liberal arts education . . . ." What demise? The liberal arts model of education is still alive and well, unfortunately. The first two years of college courses (general education requirements) are spent learning / reviewing what the student should have learned in High School.
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