Posts Tagged ‘ Afghanistan ’

Sen. Paul Holds Hearing On Wasteful Spending In Afghanistan!

May 15th, 2018 | By

Last week, U.S. Senator Rand Paul, chairman of the Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management (FSO) Subcommittee for the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), held a hearing entitled, “Afghanistan in Review: Oversight of U.S. Spending in Afghanistan.” “I’ve made it no secret I think we should come home. I think we went in

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Rand Paul Invited To Peace Talks By Taliban

Feb 12th, 2018 | By

The Taliban is extending an invitation to Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, to their political office in Doha, to discuss possible peace plans to end the 17-year Afghan war. The invitation, proposed on the terror group’s social media accounts under the moniker of the “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan,” was extended in response to Mr.

Bring Home Our Troops And, Yes, Throw A Parade

Feb 8th, 2018 | By

By Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) A military parade in the nation’s capital? The last military parade in Washington was in 1991, after our victory in the first Iraq War. Though the martial image of high-stepping soldiers is not one I tend to associate with our nation’s Founders’ distrust of a standing Army, I’m not against

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Sen. Tom Cotton On Afghanistan War & D.C. Politics

Sep 1st, 2017 | By

Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton appeared on a local ABC talk show earlier this week to discuss President Trump’s new Afghanistan policy, confederate statues, and other issues. Watch his interview:

Fix Rules Of Engagement For Afghanistan Fight: Rep. Joe Wilson

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By

Commanders need the ability to engage in ground operations—the ability for the U.S. to engage in an offensive, direct combat strike regardless of whether or not it is initiated by our Afghan partners. We need to restore the authority for US commanders to win the fight, in a manner they see fit. I know first-hand about our military capabilities since my youngest son, Hunter, served for a year as an engineer in Afghanistan.

Obama Veto Of Troops Must Not Stand

Nov 2nd, 2015 | By

At a time when our nation faces numerous security threats from the likes of ISIS, Iran, and North Korea, it is critical that the Department of Defense has the authority to carry out vital programs. Ironically, the President has vetoed this legislation even though just days ago he announced he would extend our military presence in Afghanistan. Our own Commander-in-Chief blocking the authorization for military funding is not the message we should be sending to those across the globe who wish to do our nation harm.

Congressman Hunter Seeks Probe In Ransom Paid For Army Deserter

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By

California Congressman Duncan Hunter (R) wants the Pentagon’s Inspector General to investigate whether or not a ransom was paid to obtain the release of Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl. Bergdahl, who left his post in Afghanistan and sought out the Taliban, was held by these terrorists for five years and apparently converted to Islam during captivity.

Senate Candidate Joni Ernst Explains Her Conservative Values

Sep 8th, 2014 | By

Last year, at a forum sponsored by National Review, U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst explained her conservative values — including her belief in limited government, and a strong national defense. Ernst, who grew up on a farm in Iowa, is a commander in the Iowa National Guard and has led men and women in combat areas. She has been endorsed by GING-PAC and has a good chance of being the next U.S. Senator from Iowa in November.

California Congressman Hunter Slams Obama’s Juvenile War Policies

Jan 9th, 2014 | By

Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), a former combat veteran, was on “The Kelly File” earlier this week to discuss what he described as Obama’s childish handling of the Afghan and Iraq wars.

Obama Is Purging Military Of His Perceived Enemies

Oct 28th, 2013 | By

Obama’s relentless purge of the military is similar to the purges that other tyrants have engaged in over the centuries to rid their forces of those perceived to be disloyal to the despot.

In short, Obama is getting rid of patriotic soldiers in order to replace them with political soldiers who will blindly do his bidding – now matter how many lives may be lost in fool’s errands across the globe.

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