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Zachary Hubbard | Republican Party is in need of a facelift
Thirty-nine House Democrats facing re-election in 2014 recently jumped ship and sided with Republicans to vote for changes in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.
Zachary Hubbard | For military brats, Germany was a magical place
A long chapter in U.S. history is closing. The once behemoth U.S. military forces in Germany are slowly withdrawing. In April, the last Army tanks were shipped home, marking the first time in almost
70 years there were no American tanks on German soil. While most Americans would consider this a political development, for some of us, it’s quite personal.
Zachary Hubbard | Syria fighting could determine NATO’s future
Following the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991, pundits began questioning the necessity of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Zachary Hubbard | Our government – a runaway freight train?
The U.S. government increasingly resembles a runaway train. Things in Washington are out of control. I worry our system is on an irreversible path toward destruction.
Zachary Hubbard | War is (still) a racket
Smedley Darlington Butler was born in West Chester, Pa., on July 30, 1881. Following a privileged upbringing (his father was a long-serving U.S. representative), Butler was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps in 1898.
Zachary Hubbard | Americans are afraid – and for good reason
We recently learned that an asteroid named 1998 QE2 will pass uncomfortably close to Earth on May 31. It will come within 3.6 million miles – a near miss in cosmic terms.
Zachary Hubbard | America sorely missing a national survival strategy
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) served as a political punching bag during the recent political sparring over the federal budget sequestration.
Zachary Hubbard | Federal follies: The sequestration sham
Chicken Little, aka our elected lunatics on Capitol Hill, wants us to believe the sky is falling. The crisis du jour is the Budget Control Act of 2011.
Zachary Hubbard | Women in combat unavoidable, unacceptable
On Jan. 24, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced that the Department of Defense is eliminating the policy prohibiting women from serving in land combat units.
Zachary Hubbard | Complacent voters aiding America's meltdown
If Nero fiddled while Rome burned, then American voters are playing a full symphony amid their political system’s ongoing meltdown.
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