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Zachary Hubbard | Obama's diplomacy pickle: Crimea crisis
With all of the political pundits piling on about the current crisis in the Ukraine, I’m puzzled that I have yet to hear anyone seriously discuss Russia’s Near Abroad policy.
Zachary Hubbard | Federal contracting system broken, out of control
I’ve been feeling surly. It started several weeks ago when Congress passed legislation making large cuts in the annual cost-of-living pay adjustments for active and retired military personnel.
Zachary Hubbard | It was so cold ...
Late last night I got a phone call from a friend stationed at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. He told me that since early morning, the snow had been coming down steadily.
Zachary Hubbard | Throwing veterans under the bus
Americans love honoring their military veterans. They cheer loudly for troops returning home from combat zones in far away countries; they hold veterans’ parades and decorate veterans’ graves; and they walk up to veterans and thank them for their service. Unfortunately, most of the honors end there.
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.
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