The Epidemic of Unprosecuted Rape in the Military

Sickening, heartbreaking, infuriating: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy A key takeaway (of many) not to miss—the military is still not giving these women recourse outside the unresponsive chain of command and access to an independent arbitrator who has no conflict of interest. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Another View From Mississippi

This is a guest post, written by Zach Booth. Alexandra Pelosi, correspondent on Real Time with Bill Maher, recently brought mild infamy to the worldview of (allegedly) typical Mississippians that she ran across. Ms. Pelosi spoke with a Toyota employee about how President Obama is a Muslim. She also featured a man missing several teeth [Read More...]

Are the SEALs Revealing Too Much?

Act of Valor is a new film shot with real Navy SEALs which purports to give a real life sense of what they actually do. In the clip below retired former U.S. Army Delta Force commander Lieutenant General James Vaught does not mince words in warning that all such high profile attention given to the [Read More...]

"There Are No Chaplains In Foxholes"

You remember when the atheist community was up in arms about Fort Bragg holding an evangelical festival designed to convert soldiers and civilians alike? You remember the active duty U.S. Army Sergeant who stood up and demanded equal opportunity for the atheistic point of view to be heard and scheduled “Rock Beyond Belief”, a festival [Read More...]

Mikey Weinstein On Countdown

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How DADT Made Things Worse For Gays In The Military Than They Were

A Daily Dish reader’s first hand experience: before DADT the policy was more about conduct at least in the minds of the commanding officers, not the mere mention of the fact that one was gay or had those inclinations. I joined the Army National Guard in 1988 and was called up for a time in [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: The Splendid Chaps Of The Military

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McChrystal The Torturer

I have never liked General McChrystal being allowed to run our Afghanistan operations.  Long before his current foolish comments in Rolling Stone that have gotten him fired and replaced by General Petraeus, he should have been brought up on charges of war crimes: “Once, somebody brought it up with the colonel. ‘Will [the Red Cross] [Read More...]

Atheists In Foxholes

While on this day we Americans honor all those service people who have lost their lives fighting for causes of freedom, here’s a special tribute to those who were, or are, willing to risk their lives without even any belief they could get them back if they lost them: Thanks to ChuckyJesus666. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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