Archive for: March 5, 2012

March 5, 2012

Sorry Mess: Presidential Apologies and Pardons

Filed under: Politics In General - 05 Mar 2012

Much ink has flowed over the recent apologies from President Barack Obama, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and General John Allen, commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, following the burning of copies of the Koran …

Holder questioned about Agent Zapata murder’s link to Fast & Furious

Filed under: Corruption - 05 Mar 2012

On Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder once again testified before the House Oversight Committee about revelations that officials at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) were aware of straw buying by Mexican weapons-trafficker Manuel Barba …

Defense Vs. Dependency: “Safety net” isn’t so safe

Filed under: Featured Conservative,The Nanny State - 05 Mar 2012

During the 1990s, when liberal politicians raided our military budget in order to fund their favored domestic initiatives, they referred to it as reaping the “peace dividend.” Their argument was that with the Cold War over, much of the money …