As any warrior will tell you, combat is never really behind you.
As a former Navy flier, I’m familiar with a poem called “High Flight.” It’s popular with pilots and is frequently displayed on the walls of air bases and flying schools.
It is a little known fact that by the end of World War II, which some historians call “the good war,” more than 500,000 men from the Army ground forces alone, not including Navy and Army Air Corps personnel, were discharged for psychiatric reasons. This was so even though about 12 percent of the 15 million draftees had been rejected as mentally unfit.
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On this Memorial Day, as we honor our troops who gave their lives defending freedom, it is worth remembering what makes our freedom so valuable. Every living creature yearns to be free, as it’s the foundation to happiness.
Reckoning comes late to the Clintons, but it comes. Bubba has skated past a lot of transgressions, always counting on his gift of gab and his deep-dyed Southern charm to escape retribution. He played the charm card with consummate skill: “Aw, shucks, what can you do with a good ol’ boy like me?”
Anew voter coalition is emerging. A new era has begun.
Hillary Clinton has a hard time being honest.
During the Reagan administration, American companies believed that in addition to returning profits to their shareholders, they also held a moral obligation to consider the interests of their employees, community and nation.
If only for just one day, this Memorial Day, let us lay our tightly held political affiliations aside and focus on the lives and ideals that unite us rather than the issues that divide us.
The essential issues in Hillary Clinton’s widening email scandal have always been her judgment and her imperious belief that the government’s rules don’t apply to her.
In this most unusual of election cycles, American voters appear to be sorting out into two rival camps that are more complicated than the usual left-right divide. A large number of Democratic voters are threatening to go Republican. Many Republicans are threatening to do the same for the Democrats.
Let’s begin with two statements on race — one that is offensive and false, the other self-evidently true. Taken together, they illuminate the toxic state of the national dialogue on race.
Billionaire and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently complained to a Wall Street gathering that “the Republican Party is no longer the party of business.” He predicted that union members, not corporate executives, would be voting GOP this fall.
“National security” is a highfalutin phrase for a problem that can be stated quite simply: We have enemies. What do we do about them? Since this is a matter of life and death, it’s worth asking: What national security policies can we expect the next commander in chief to implement?