Military

U.S. Lobotomized 2,000 Veterans
“They got the notion they were going to come to give me a lobotomy,” says Mr. Tritz, a World War II bomber pilot. “To hell with them.” Read more...
Sex Assault Victim's Commander: She Deserved It For Wearing Shorts
Military sexual assault victim: "The humiliation of the retaliation was worse than the assault." Read more...
ABC's Raddatz Tells Sen. Gillibrand She's Not An 'Expert' On Military Rape Culture
Apparently to be considered an "expert" on the rape culture in our military by ABC's Martha Raddatz, you have to be someone with former military experience, like our good buddy Sen. John McCrashy, or so it seems after watching her interview with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on This Week. Read more...
Veterans Reveal Pain Through Poetry At Hudson County Courthouse
The art exhibit is part of a larger exhibit, “War and Peace – Artwork by Military Veterans." Read more...
Were GOP lawmakers intoxicated late Saturday night when they voted to delay Romneycare? Read more...

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Obama Administration Helped Kill Transparency Push On Military Aid
Last year a bipartisan effort to force more transparency about military aid failed after objections from the Pentagon. Will the same thing happen this year? Read more...
 Manning's Lawyer Pleads For Leniency
Attorneys for Bradley Manning, the soldier found guilty of turning over 700,000 classified U.S. files to WikiLeaks, called on a military judge on Monday to sentence him to a term that "doesn't rob him of his youth," rather than the 60 years urged by prosecutors. Read more...
This Is What Democracy Looks Like?!?
Egypt state television and security officials say troops moved to clear supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, with reports of the dead and injured differing substantially. Read more...
Lee Camp And Your Moment Of Clarity #254
Um, what does military racism have to do with streaking at baseball games? Read more...
Against the backdrop of outrage in Congress over sexual abuse in the military, there was a nationwide moment of silence Saturday for a North County soldier. It coincided with renewed calls for the truth about how Lavena Johnson died. Read more...