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US Military

A “Lone Survivor” Movie

August 2, 2013

If you’ve check the right side bar on AOR lately, you may have noticed that one of the books I am currently reading is Marcus Luttrell’s Lone Survivor:  An Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10.  I just finished it the other day and loved it!  It was a [...]

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Did Elena Kagan Violate the Law?

May 13, 2010

According to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), she did.  As a recipient of federal funds, Harvard University was required to allow military recruitment and ROTC on campus.  She was also required to not apply any university non-discrimination policy to the  military organizations on campus.  When she kicked off the recruiters and ROTC, she knowingly and willingly [...]

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What Liberals Really Think of the Military

December 2, 2009

It’s always been said that liberals have disdain for the military, and last night, Chris Matthews illustrated it beautifully.  In reviewing Obama’s speech, in which he spoke of President Obama going into “enemy territory” in giving his speech at West Point, and referred to the cadets as rabble that used to be roused by the [...]

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Court Refuses Challenge to “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

June 8, 2009

In 2007, an Army Captain was dismissed from the US military for violating the Army’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy regarding gays in the military.  That captain, James Pietrangelo II, and 11 other members of the service brought a lawsuit because they don’t believe the decades-old policy is constitutionally sound.  Subsequently, their cases were thrown out by the federal [...]

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