Truth, it has been said, is the first casualty of war. The latest evidence of the veracity of this saying: The United States supposedly stopped attacking Libya on April 4, yet since that time U.S. aircraft have continued to fly over the beleaguered nation and assault its air defenses.
President Obama outlined a new budget plan in an April 13 speech that would continue the increase in total government spending over the next 12 years and increase taxes while averaging trillion dollar deficits for the rest of his Presidency. Obama touted the spending proposal as one that would "achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over 12 years."
Most adults recall the iconic musical comedy, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. It is still a mainstay of annual high-school plays, drama schools, and replays on classic-movie channels. The title speaks for itself, but the entertainment experience remains uproarious.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is trying to reassure American troops that the lifting by Congress of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” ban, which prevented open homosexuals from serving in the military, will actually have little impact on the nation’s fighting forces.
On Monday, the Democratic Attorney General of Missouri filed an amicus brief in one of the federal cases challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare.