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Marine Reservist has Lucky Meeting with John Kerry

You never know when your luck is going to change. Private First Class Junior Andino of Massachusetts, found that out recently when he had a chance meeting with John Kerry on a flight from Washington, D.C. to Boston. Andino, describes himself as “the kind of kid nothing much ever happens to.” Andino, from Lynn, MA, […]

Jimmy Carter: We Need Fewer Secrets

On the eve of Independence Day, Jimmy Carter writes an OP/ED for the Washington Post, “We Need Fewer Secrets.” Here’s a few quips: The U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) turns 40 tomorrow, the day we celebrate our independence. But this anniversary will not be a day of celebration for the right to information in […]

Once Nominated to Head DHS, Now Disgraced

Hmm… that George W. Bush sure can pick them. It wasn’t so long along that Bush nominated Bernard Kerik to head the DHS. Thankfully, after some digging, more than a few red flags showed up on Kerik’s past and his nomination was withdrawn. Now Kerik’s legacy with New York City’s Department of Correction of “reducing […]

Lieberman To Start Petition Drive for Position on Ballot as “Independent Democrat”

Joseph Lieberman will announce today that he will petition to stay on the November ballot as an “independent Democrat.” A petition will give him a chance to “stay alive politically should he lose an Aug. 8 primary for the Democratic nomination.” Lieberman, 64, a three-term senator whose outspoken support of the war in Iraq has […]

Preteen Magazine Pitches Army Recruitment to Kids

Cobblestone magazine, published by Carus Publishing in Peterborough, NH, is distributed nationwide to schools and libraries aimed at children ages 9-14. Its latest issue features a cover photo of a soldier in Iraq clutching a machine gun and articles on what it’s like to go through boot camp, a rundown of the Army’s “awesome arsenal” […]