Tag Archives: military

Oppressive Rules of Engagement

THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS when you place oppressive rules of engagement (ROE) on those willing to sign up and fight for your country. Dashing from boulder to boulder, diving into trenches and ducking behind stone walls as the insurgents maneuvered to outflank us, we waited more than an hour for U.S. helicopters to arrive, despite earlier assurances that air cover…

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Obama: Make Injured Vets Pay For Treatment

  The hypocrisy of the Obama Administration has now reached a new low.  On Tuesday, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinsheki confirmed to a Senate Committee a plan by the Obama Administration which will require veterans to pay for treatment of service related injuries with private health insurance.  Although the plan had not been announced publicly, veterans groups had caught wind…

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How Far Can You Go In 33 Minutes?

While Congress ponders how best to squander your tax dollars, they do have a Constitutional mandate that often gets pushed to the back burner. To “provide for the common defense” should be the primary mission of the President and Congress, for without it, there may be no need to debate any other issues.  One of the programs targeted by the…

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