Category: National Security
PTSD Looms Large; Access to Mental Health Still at Issue
Since September 11th, 2001, 30,177 active duty members and veterans died by suicide. It’s a jaw dropping number compared to the 7,057 killed in what I will label “military operations.” Anyone who is going to tell me that those 30,177 suicides aren’t part of active duty deaths isn’t being serious about this issue.
No Time for Rubber Spines with Putin
I don’t understand these American sentiments against our own national security and economy. These new Republican talking points from talking heads seem alien to me.
VP Harris in Munich: Strength and Solidarity
Vice President Kamala Harris was in Munich this morning while most Americans were sleeping She delivered a tough speech that connected our vital interests in Ukraine to our long term alliances with NATO and the European Union.
Don’t Burn the Library Down
Outrage and the need to eradicate the voices of others is not owned by either fringe. Both sides want to burn the library.
Where We Are, Biden’s Tough First Year
The struggles, obstacles, challenges, and threats that our nation and her people face today have not relented with legislation, executive order, public health guidance, or learning from our own direct experience. It’s true, many people are upset. It makes sense they would focus their ire at our political leaders.
Filibuster or not to Filibuster. That isn’t the question.
Sometimes, we don’t get our way in a democracy. That is a fundamental part of what makes democracy function. We are not a monolithic people. It is our individuality, coupled with our ability to work together, that has made America the nation it is.