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- The Necessity of Questioning the MilitaryOn Thursday morning, I planned to write a pointed screed decrying President Trump’s propensity to view the military community as a problem he can buy off with a check. Then, on Thursday afternoon, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, himself a Gold Star father, decried the noxious politicization of the deaths of servicemembers and how we treat their families in the aftermath. His remarks gave me pause, as they were meant to.“Let’s not let this maybe last thing that’s held sacred in our society, a young man, young woman, going out and giving his or her life for our country, let’s … keep that sacred” he implored, lamenting the ugly and voyeuristic events of the past week.Who better to set the protocol and define the limits of this sacred space than a father who lost his son in Afghanistan? Unless you’ve walked in his shoes, don’t ask questions.Don’t question… ..... Read More.24 hours ago
- 5 Living Ex-Presidents Appear On Stage For Hurricane Relief ConcertDemocrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H.W. and George W. Bush were on stage in College Station, Texas, to try to unite the country after the recent storms.(Image credit: L.M. Otero/AP) ..... Read More.1 day ago
- Trump tweets his administration has been busiest in US historyPresident Trump lashed out against critics on Saturday, arguing in a series of tweets that he is one of the most productive presidents in U.S. history. ..... Read More.1 day ago
- Trump Offers $430,000 Of His Own Money For Aides’ Legal Fees In Russian ProbeThe funds ethical issues if associates have information about the president. ..... Read More.1 day ago
- Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYTNEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday. ..... Read More.1 day ago
- Report: White House Rush-Sending Condolences To Gold Star FamiliesAt least three families said they received express-shipped packages from the White House after Trump claimed he called "virtually everybody." ..... Read More.1 day ago