I don’t agree with Johnson basically at all in his way-too-generous interpretation of King’s words to justify war. I think they’re more tied up in Johnson’s current profession and audience for that speech than anything else. But read the full remarks and judge for yourself.
|By: David Dayen Friday January 14, 2011 1:20 pm|
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday November 30, 2010 11:42 am|
Today’s exciting release of the long-awaited Pentagon report for the Secretary of Defense on the effects of repealing Don’t-Ask-Don’t-Tell will say that allowing gay and lesbian military servicemembers to serve openly would have little lasting impact on the U.S. armed forces.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday October 19, 2010 2:05 pm|
Basically, the “implementation” strategy for the end of DADT has already been implemented: don’t ask them about their sexual orientation (as on any other job), treat your employees with dignity and maintain good order and discipline.
|By: emptywheel Saturday July 3, 2010 5:00 pm|
A coalition of press outlets have written DOD General Counsel Jeh Johnson, calling that the banning of four Gitmo reporters for publishing the name of Omar Khadr interrogator Joshua Claus an unconstitutional example of prior restraint.