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Friday, March 23, 2018

Cheney Urges House GOP To Support A Hawkish National Defense

By Lisa Mascaro and Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney, often considered the brain behind President George W. Bush’s war strategy in Iraq, gave a pep talk to House Republicans on Tuesday highlighting the value of a hawkish national defense. As Congress is weighing President Barack Obama’s strategy […]

September 9, 2014

Rand Paul Faces Challenge In Opposing GOP War Hawks

Kentucky senator Rand Paul is a curious vehicle for reformation of the Republican Party. He’s not a font of creative ideas; he’s hobbled by intellectual contradictions; he’s viewed skeptically by his party’s establishment. Still, Paul brings a refreshing view of the limits of warfare to a GOP that has spent the last several decades enthusiastically […]

July 19, 2014

Obama’s Drama Critics Must Miss ‘Excitement’ Of The Bush Years

Some of you may feel that the cormorant does not play an important part in the life of the school, but I would remind you that it was presented to us by the corporation of the Town of Sudbury to commemorate Empire Day, when we try to remember the names of all those from the […]

May 14, 2014

Will Putin Bring Us Together?

WASHINGTON — Vladimir Putin’s grab of Crimea has exposed the paradoxes in American attitudes toward foreign policy. Congress has been unusually united in condemning the Russian leader’s aggression and calling for his isolation. His belligerent offensive has been denounced by such liberals as Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), and by many conservatives, […]

March 20, 2014
Military, Politics, Republican, Conservative, Identity, Hawks, Tea Party, Iraq War

Only 43.8 Percent of Military Identify As Republican, Down From 56 Percent In 2005

The military is less conservative than it was seven years ago.

March 28, 2013