‘The best of America': Rep. Kevin McCarthy soliciting photos of #AmericasVets

Twitchy November 7, 2014

…Veterans Day is this Tuesday, Nov. 11, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is asking Americans to pay tribute by tweeting photos of the special veterans in their lives.



Now through #VeteransDay, show your gratitude by tweeting photos of the special vets in your life using #AmericasVets pic.twitter.com/Acc3SzPPQC

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Senators McCain, Whitehouse urge U.S. to sell Hanoi lethal weapons

Jim Kouri Law Enforcement Examiner 8/9/2014

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during his visit to Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi on Friday, is urging his colleagues in the U.S. Congress to vote to lift a ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, according to overseas news agencies.

While touring the nation that once held him captive as […]

Why Team Obama Was Blindsided by the Bergdahl Backlash

The president and Ms. Rice seem to think that the crime of desertion in wartime is kind of like skipping class.

Ralph Peters National Review Online 6/3/2014

…This is a fundamental culture clash. Team Obama and its base cannot comprehend the values still cherished by those young Americans “so dumb” they joined the Army instead […]

'Obama Close to Authorizing Military Training of Syrian Rebels'

Nick Gillespie Reason.com 5/27/2014

Remind me: Where have we seen this sort of tip-toe routine before? Was it here?

Reader Ken Constantino emailed this tip our Hit & Run box with the succinct phrase “Shit” in the text field.

Via the Wall Street Journalcomes this news:

In a commencement address at the United States Military […]

UN Ambassador Samantha Power Praises Jane Fonda

William Bigelow Breitbart.com Big Government 7 Nov 2013

On Wednesday, Samantha Power, the new US ambassador to the UN, decided she had license to insult Vietnam veterans by claiming it was a cheap generic viagra “huge honor” just to share the stage with Jane Fonda. Power was speaking at the United Nations Association of the […]

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the ‘pathetic’ American media

Pulitzer Prize winner explains how to fix journalism, saying press should ‘fire 90% of editors and promote ones you can’t control’


Seymour Hersh exposed the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam war, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. Photograph: Wally McNamee/Corbis



Lisa O’Carroll The Guardian [UK] 27 September 2013