By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The Social Security numbers of some of the nation's most highly decorated Army war heroes from Iraq and Afghanistan were posted this week by a civilian contractor on a publicly available website.
The Justice Department is battling to save a federal law that makes it illegal to lie about being a war hero, appealing two court rulings that the statute is an unconstitutional muzzle on free speech.
Doug Sterner, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, has been urging the Pentagon to set up a database of citations for valor in the war on terror.
"It's an impressive piece of work," he told The Times. "This is the single most complete and accurate compilation of Army awards I have found since World War II."