War-Hawkism Has Run its Course

On January 31, 2013, former Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) was questioned at his senate hearing as President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense.  The hearing proved interesting — not because watching senators take yet another of the president’s nominees and grill him like cheese is so fascinating — but, rather, because it’s more apparent than ever that these hearings are often nothing more than an opportunity for senators who seek to remain relevant to display their ruffled feathers.… [Read more]

Women in Combat

This past Thursday, January 24, 2013, the United States military has finally lifted the official, 1994 ban on employing women in combat positions — a ban which, in fact, had existed with almost no question nor articulation since the USA became a nation.

This is a victory for Feminism, just as the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was a victory for the LGBT movement.… [Read more]