Civilian control of the military means, oddly, that civilians control the military. And it means precisely that the military does not get to decide which civilians run the country.
If you think Jimmy Carter is the Worst Figure in American History, you really need to read more.
Recently Lt. Dan Choi chained himself to the White House fence to protest Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Yesterday, he found out that he’d been discharged from the Army because he’s gay.
Among the other lessons it teaches us, the Shirley Sherrod incident shows that the Obama Administration is seemingly becoming weaker by the day.
Journalism and the New Media combined in a feeding frenzy yesterday and a woman lost her job. She probably shouldn’t have.
The odds that David Petraeus will be able to pull off a miracle in Afghanistan like he did in Iraq are very slim.
America may be the land of opportunity but it helps to have a head start in the rat race.