Madder than Hell?



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Washington, DC – During sworn Congressional testimony on May 15, Eric Shinseki, the O-Team Secretary of Veteran’s Affairs, told the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee he was “mad as hell” when he learned that veterans were dying from inadequate care in a Phoenix, AZ Veterans Administration hospital. Three days later, White House Chief of Staff Denis […]

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Theater of War



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Washington, DC – My old American Heritage Dictionary defines the word “theater,” inter alia, as “a large geographic area in which military operations are coordinated.” Throughout World War II, official dispatches and press reports described military action and events in the European, Pacific and China-Burma-India “theatres of war.” We now have a new definition, courtesy of […]

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What Goes Around



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Washington, DC – Nine years ago this week, our FOX News team accompanied U.S. Marines as they swept into Baghdad and then north up the Tigris River to seize Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit. It took less than three weeks to drive the tyrant from power in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and it appeared then that the […]

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Freedom from Religion



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Washington, DC – “We don’t need you, so shut up!” That’s the message the Obama administration has sent loud and clear to America’s Roman Catholics. And it’s a message now being sent to U.S. military chaplains – to the detriment of our armed forces. During World War II, the War Department and the Department of […]

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Missing the Mark – Again



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Washington, DC – Our so-called mainstream media have launched a new anti-military feeding frenzy. The furor is over a crude 39-second video showing four Marines apparently urinating on the bodies of three dead Taliban combatants. In hysteric rhetoric akin to “news reports” on the 2004 Abu Ghraib photos, hoards of print and broadcast “correspondents” rushed […]

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Strategic Capitulation



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Washington, DC – The U.S. military better get ready to do a whole lot more with a whole lot less. That’s the bottom line of the so-called “new strategic guidance” issued this week by Mr. Obama during a brief visit to the Pentagon. Flanked by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and every member of the Joint […]

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2012: A Tumultuous Year To Come



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GEORGETOWN, S.C. — A year ago, this column questioned whether the 112th Congress — with its new speaker of the House, John Boehner — could “overcome the inane policies of its predecessors” and “mend Washington’s free-spending ways.” We all know how that turned out. This week, as we prepare to ring out 2011 and welcome […]

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Iraq – Victory or Defeat?



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Washington, DC – They are coming home. For the first time since March 19, 2003, there are no U.S. combat or combat support troops in Iraq. There is still a contingent of U.S. Marines guarding the biggest American embassy in the world and the largest military attache’s office at any diplomatic mission. But there is […]

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