Double Standards at the Naval Academy

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“Academy Justice was Tilted Toward Women: Double Standard in Mid Sex Cases During Rempt Era” That’s the headline in The Capital , the hometown newspaper for Annapolis, Maryland, the home of the United States Naval Academy. The Capital had embarked on a three-year odyssey to get . . . . Continue Reading »

Bible Burning in Afghanistan

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Here’s a Reuters report that tells us the ” U.S. Military says Afghan Bibles have been Destroyed”: Bibles in Afghan languages sent to a U.S. soldier at a base in Afghanistan were confiscated and destroyed to ensure that troops did not breach regulations which forbid proselytizing, . . . . Continue Reading »

Who Speaks for Veterans?

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Gabe Ledeen, a former Marine captain and two-tour veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, has a bone to pick with the Veterans of Foreign Wars. In ” Who Speaks for Veterans? “ he details two specific complaints which are symptomatic, he thinks, of a larger problem. Ledeen’s first . . . . Continue Reading »