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AuthorDenny Gillem

Presidential Candidate Report Card #5 of 7

Graded Category #5: Support for veterans. Our veterans are people who have made their lives available to our nation to be used as necessary. Those who have suffered medical challenges deserve only the best support—not a sluggish, overly bureaucratic...

Presidential Candidate Report Card #6 of 7

Served in the military:br /Democrats: Gravel served in the Armybr /Republicans: Hunter: Army combat vet; McCain: Navy combat vet; Paul: Air Forcebr /br /Summary of Grades:br /Clinton: 1 A, 1 B, 1 C, 2 F’sbr /Edwards: 1 A, 2 C’s, 2...

Presidential Candidate Report Card #7 of 7

Special recognition: honorable mention and dishonorable mention.br /Honorable Mention:br /br /Hunter: AR. He’s an Airborne Ranger as I was. He gets the HOOOAH award.br /br /McCain: ROW. He’s been Right On the conduct of the War from the beginning.br...

Presidential Candidate Report Card #1 of 7

Graded category #1. Comments Encourage Our Troops: When our nation is at war, everyone should support the troops and their families. We, veterans, preserve the right of all Americans to protest peacefully on any topic; yet when troops are down-range...

Declaring War

I’ve been reading a lot of websites as I evaluate the various candidates for president. I’ll be issuing the Colonels Report Card on these candidates on 13 Jan–just before the Michigan Presidential Primary Election on the 15th...

We owe them better than this.

All the reports from the Mideast show that our troops are doing magnificantly. They are brave, resourceful, and dedicated. If there is one quite common characteristic among our troops, it is that they believe in what they were doing over there;...

Veteran/Military oriented Charities

This month the news has been full of reports about a number of national charities that claim to support present and former members of the military and have been anywhere to inefficient to fradulant in their use of the funds that they have raised...

Our Intelligence Report is Wrong

It appears that the recently released National Security Estimate is somewhere between inaccurate and just plain wrong.br /British spy chiefs have grave doubts that Iran has mothballed its nuclear weapons program, as the US report claimed last week...

Get Congress off of their XXXX

This Tuesday, 4 December the Congress will return to “work” after a 14-day Thanksgiving vacation. Further, they intend final adjournment on 21 December. That leaves 17 calendar days for them to enact major money legislation to keep the...

Re-elect Nobody

“One who loves his country and zealously supports its authority and interests” is the definition of “Patriot” in Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary. If this definition is valid, and I believe that it is, then many politicians can no longer wave the...