Gates Rips NATO Apart
Jun11

Gates Rips NATO Apart

In his last speech as the Secretary of Defense Robert Gates went out swinging. He pulled no punches as he blasted key European allies and the very alliance that helped deter the Russians from engaging in nuclear war. He slammed nations for “penny pinching” and constantly relying on the United States to do the heavy hitting for them. He said NATO isn’t meeting its commitment in Afghanistan, they’re struggling in...

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Alaska Ponders Letting 18 Year Old Soldiers Drink
Apr06

Alaska Ponders Letting 18 Year Old Soldiers Drink

Alaska Republican Rep. Bob Lynn has re-sparked the age old debate by moving to lower the legal drinking age to 18 for soldiers. He’s proposing a bill in Congress that would allow military men and women age 18 and up to drink in Alaska. ”Any soldier who braves military combat and risks their life for our country should be treated like an adult—in every sense of the word,” says Bob Lynn.  He also points out that...

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