Lawmakers Agree on 1600 Page $1.1 Trillion Cromnibus Spending Bill and Here's What's Inside

The Right Scoop 12/9/2014

For those of you who don’t know, cromnibus stands for ‘continuing resolution’ + ‘omnibus’. But I like to think of it as ‘crony omnibus’. Either way, it’s a 1603 page $1.1 trillion dollar spending bill that funds the government through September of next year. However it only funds Homeland Security through […]

Obama: I Have No Regrets About Bergdhal Swap Since It Was Chuck Hagel Who Did It

DrewM. Ace of Spades HQ 6/10/2014

Secretary Hagel, please report to the bus depot. Secretary Hagel to the bus depot.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, not President Obama, executed the administration’s final call to proceed with the prisoner exchange of five ranking Taliban detainees for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, administration officials told Congress today in a […]

American Soldier Who Served With Bowe Bergdahl Casts Doubt on Official Story; Fears Reprisal From Obama Administration

Sancho Panza Soopermexican 6/1/2014

Early Saturday it was announced by the administration that the only American prisoner of war in the Afghanistan was released in exchange for 5 Guantanamo Bay terrorists being set free to Qatar. The circumstances of the capture of Bowe Bergdahl had been in question long before his release – supposedly he […]

General: Military should've tried Benghazi rescue; Pelosi wants to talk 'about something else'

Oren Dorell USA Today 5/1/2014

U.S. military personnel knew early on that the Benghazi attack was a “hostile action” and not a protest gone awry, according to a retired general who served at U.S. Africa Command’s headquarters in Germany during the attack.

While the exact nature of the attack was not clear from the start, […]

Some States Not Sending Absentee Ballots to Military

William Bigelow Breitbart.com Big Government 15 Oct 2012

Jurisdictions in Vermont, Michigan, Mississippi and Wisconsin have failed to mail absentee ballots to military members by the Sept. 22, 2012, deadline established by the MOVE Act. That was 45 days before the November 6 elections, which was what was required.

Rep. Buck McKeon, R-Calif., chairman of […]

Mullen: Effect of debt ceiling crisis on military unknown

David Ariosto CNN 7/31/2011

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen said Sunday during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan that he doesn’t know whether soldiers will continue to receive paychecks if an agreement over the U.S. debt ceiling cannot be reached.

“I certainly hope it gets solved,” Mullen told reporters.

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