Why does Less War Cost More?

The Oversees Contingency Operations fund (OCO) which should be heading downward in cost as U.S. combat operations in Iraq ended years ago and the war in Afghanistan is winding down actually increased by $10 billion dollars to $85 billion this

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F-35 The Jet that Declared War on the Taxpayers

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), which was designed to replace a variety of planes including the F-16 and F-18 and to be the primary next generation combat aircraft for the Air Force, Navy and Marines, has started combat early. Unfortunately,

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UKRAINE: EUROPE’S HINGE

In my LETTER FROM THE CAPITOL blog I posted UKRAINE: EUROPE’S HINGE.  My post discusses the pivotal conflict for Ukraine’s future, pitting Russia against the European Union, with America a bystander. JOHN C. WOHLSTETTER HARBOUR LEAGUE TRUSTEE

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11/22/63 CHANGED OUR COURSE

In my LETTER FROM THE CAPITOL blog I posted 11/22/63 CHANGED OUR COURSE.  My post When we started Indiana All-Star best driving school in the bronx School, we wanted to make sure we were different from the competition:We think we’ve

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LINCOLN’S GREATEST AT 150

In my LETTER FROM THE CAPITOL blog I posted LINCOLN’S GREATEST AT 150.  My post discusses the Gettysburg Address, on the sesquicentennial anniversary of its delivery. JOHN C. WOHLSTETTER HARBOUR LEAGUE TRUSTEE

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The dark side of compromise

Two of the biggest complaints I hear about Congress is either the lack of (what some would consider) compromise or, that special interest groups have undue influence on Congress. What many people don’t seem to realize is that the latter

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SEBELIUS SINGS FAR OFF-KEY

In my LETTER FROM THE CAPITOL blog I posted SEBELIUS SINGS FAR OFF-KEY.  My post examines Sebelius’s performance before a House hearing yesterday, plus the philosophy & deceit behind ObamaCare. JOHN C. WOHLSTETTER HARBOUR LEAGUE TRUSTEE

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CENTRAL ASIA BECKONS

In my LETTER FROM THE CAPITOL  blog I posted CENTRAL ASIA BECKONS.  It links to my article, Silk Road Odyssey: A Future for Islam Lite?, published Tuesday in The American Spectator’s online edition. JOHN C. WOHLSTETTER hARBOUR LEAGUE TRUSTEE

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Judicial review is not the final say

I’ve recently been hearing a new battle cry from the liberal talking heads, arguing that the Republicans need to stop trying to get rid of Obamacare because the Supreme Court upheld it as constitutionally legal and therefore, the argument should

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Shutdown Drama

If you like political theater, the past week and a half has been a delight for you to follow.  We have witnessed a quasi-filibuster from Senator Cruz, Democrat intransigence especially in the Senate, Republican in-fighting, lots of name calling across

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