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National Guard leaders in several southern ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 193 comments on Mon Nov 04, 2013 at 08:21 AM PST with 130 Recommends
This is a follow on diary to the one I published earlier about Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel putting the wood to the nine states that have or are still, refusing to process requests for Federal ...
by Nebraskablue
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 07:29 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel fired a shot across the bow today of Nine Red states that have refused to follow directives from the Dept of Defense and issue Military identification cards to the ...
by Nebraskablue
Comment Count 127 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 11:53 PM PDT with 461 Recommends
National Guard efforts in Colorado during recent ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 10:03 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 07:17 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Hey da {chickenhawk} cruz, and teabag congressional reps Not representing who pay ya and your great health care packages: "If there were no budget issues, the whole contingent would be going now," ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 03:08 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
It's hard to imagine the level of outright despise Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin must have for states that allow same sex marriages. Today, Oklahoma took the bold step and reversed course on all ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 09:56 PM PDT with 102 Recommends
Cross-posted with The Huffington Post I have lived in Boulder for nearly 30 years and have never seen anything -- weatherwise -- like what I've witnessed these past two years. Last summer, ...
by Renewable Rider
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 03:24 PM PDT with 132 Recommends
Yesterday rains in Colorado forced air rescue crews to stay grounded, despite reports of more than 1,000 still unaccounted for due to flooding. Thankfully, rescue workers ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 01:35 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
As a 45-year resident of the great Tarheel state, I have hung my head in shame over the embarrassing stories that continue to trickle out of North Carolina day after day after day, starting about 16 ...
by Skorpio18
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 01:56 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Not applicable in Texas or Mississippi The Texas and Mississippi National Guards can't exactly say no to the Defense Department's decision to recognize same-sex marriages, but they can sure be ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 08:37 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Every year around this time, I snarl out again the story of how the tragic and avoidable Federal Flood of 2005 came to be . Not this year, though. I figure y'all have heard it too many times, and ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 04:54 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Friday June 12, 1903 Morenci, Arizona -
by JayRaye
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
What a well regulated, trained and supplied, citizen militia actually does as per the founding fathers wishes!! And unless called for National Defense are under the command of State Governors as CiC'...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 04:27 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
You remember Mark Sanford? He's the former Governor of South Carolina who went missing for six days while he said he was "hiking the Appalachian Trail," when he really ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 08:55 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
If Georgia Republican Rep. Jack Kingston had had his way, the National Guard wouldn't have been at Monday's Boston Marathon when two bombs exploded, killing three and wounding more than 170. A ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 83 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 11:59 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
That the Governors, CiC of, of the States can call on in times of need and if so security of the State!
by jimstaro
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 05:22 AM PST with 19 Recommends
A short diary but thought this should be shared. While most of the Country gives little thought to the continuing conflict in Afghanistan, winding down as those serving want it to, especially those ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 05:46 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Last week, Senator Barbara Boxer introduced the Save Our Students Act . The central element: allow the federal government to reimburse Governors who want to use ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 12:32 PM PST with 12 Recommends
SEPTA - the main public transportation service in SE PA - has printed a controversial adverstisements on their "weekly student transportation passes." The photo is National Guards-woman, and as a ...
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 06:29 PM PST with 1 Recommend