Honoring Those Who Say “No”

By: Saturday May 26, 2012 9:00 am

On this Memorial Day weekend, I give thanks for Hugh Thompson, Jr., Glenn Andreotta, and Lawrence Colburn, who courageously and properly said “no” in the face of misguided fellow soldiers and superiors.

When I hear someone say “thank you for your service” to a member of the military, I think of these three, who embodied the best of what “service to your country” is, in the face of others who embodied that service at its worst.

 

Mitch McConnell Reveals He’ll Hold US Debt Limit Hostage to Force Huge Medicare Cuts

By: Sunday May 22, 2011 6:24 pm

The one thing every interviewer should know about Kentucky’s Republican Senator Mitch McConnell is that he never answers any question he’d rather duck. But today he revealed he’s willing to risk a US credit default to force hundreds of billions in slashed Medicare benefits.

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