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A thoughtful argument against having women serve alongside men on the frontlines

Posted by: ST on January 24, 2013 at 7:28 pm » 6 Comments

Courtesy of James Taranto, a thoughtful letter from Marine Corps veteran Kenneth Johnson on the “women in combat” debate (hat tip: @CatholicMomVA): As a Marine Corps veteran of three combat tours, the first as a rifle platoon commander during the Vietnam War, my concern is what this policy will contribute to further breaking down the already-troubled […]

 

The Unaccountable Government: in which @JimGeraghty depresses me

Posted by: Phineas on January 24, 2013 at 6:39 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The depressing part, of course, is that he’s right. Departing Secretary of State Clinton yesterday appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to finally give an accounting for her department’s performance during and after the Benghazi fiasco. The standout moment came when Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) asked her to explain how the […]

 

Babs Boxer “infuriated” over Rand Paul’s “attack” on Hillary Clinton at #Benghazi hearing

Posted by: ST on January 24, 2013 at 1:06 pm » 10 Comments

Oh, what ridiculous pearl-clutching! Via Politico: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) didn’t like Sen. Rand Paul’s comments about firing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at all. “When I heard him say those words, I walked out of the hearing room and listened to him from behind the stage because I was so infuriated at what that […]

 

Fox News

Posted by: ST on January 24, 2013 at 12:13 pm » Comments Off

This: Republicans challenge Clinton claims on budget cuts, Benghazi cable

 

WaPo

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Sigh: Pentagon to remove ban on women in combat

 

NYT

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Hmm: Bipartisan Filibuster Deal Is Taking Shape in the Senate 

 

Reuters

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Disturbing: North Korea to target U.S. with nuclear, rocket tests

 

AP

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Here We Go: Feinstein revives assault-weapons ban