Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

You Talk A Mite Too Much, General

I am all in favor of the White House and the military being at odds over policy and politics. I have this notion that the elected civilians need to remind the officers that in our country, at least, the elected civilians are in charge. It’s that respect for the concept of democracy deep within my little cowboy heart that gets alarmed whenever I sense that the President and the Joint Chiefs of Staff are too much on the same page.

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Analiese’s Reading 5/28

Cheney ignores truth; Afghan military force joins war; Obama goes with Bush on Plame Wilson; and Clinton: Benefits to gay partners in foreign service.

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Analiese’s Reading 5/24

A possible end to the U.S. “war on drugs”; why, yes, the CIA may mislead Congress from time to time; sea-based U.S. missile defense; U.S. burning bibles; and concealed carry in national parks.

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Analiese’s Reading 4/7

Feminism edition: Blame placed everywhere but on Chris Brown, that “special” time for murder, Juárez is a deadly town for women, Afghan law legalizing rape signed into law, Obama responds to Afghan law, “late-term” abortion doctor acquitted, women/minority Ph.D.s in science and engineering, inequalities in health insurance, differences between boys and girls “fixed” on the page, and women’s soccer trying again for financial success.

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