Category Archives: Military

Rep. Bustos Claims She’s ‘For the Troops,’ But Skips Defense Spending Vote?

-By Warner Todd Huston Representative Cheri Bustos (Dem., IL 17th) entered Congress in 2010 claiming she was “for the troops.” But all it took for her to skip the latest vote for defense spending was a photo OP with Barack … Continue reading

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Ask Peter: Protecting Our Soldiers

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this … Continue reading

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Veterans Day, 2012: Why OUR Veterans Are Different

America is a singularly different nation where it concerns our military veterans. We love them. We even have a national holiday to honor them. This is not so in most of the rest of the world. Elsewhere military veterans are … Continue reading

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Washington Post Accuses GOP Congressman of Saying Something He Never Said

-By Warner Todd Huston This is a perfect example of Old Media “gotcha” reporting. On July 3, the Washington Post attempted to accuse GOP Congressman Joe Walsh (Ill. 8th District) of saying that his Democrat opponent, Iraq War veteran Tammy … Continue reading

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Rep. Dold Wishes the Army a Happy Birthday

From the office of Rep. Robert Dold (Ill., 10th District)… U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold wished the U.S. Army a happy 237th birthday. http://dold.house.gov/

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Sen. Warner, Rep. Kinzinger Release New Information on F-22 Probe

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 11th District)… Higher rate of incidents, more widespread pilot concerns than previously disclosed Repeat calls to protect two ‘whistleblower’ Va. pilots WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and … Continue reading

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Congressman Adam Kinzinger to join CNN’s Starting Point

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 11th District)… Friday, June 15th, Congressman Kinzinger will discuss the latest news regarding the F-22 with Soledad O’Brien at 7:10 am CT. On June 14th, U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA) … Continue reading

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Hultgren Huddle- Focusing on Veterans‏

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… All About Veterans: Hultgren on Honoring Commitments and Helping with the Transition Back Home Job Fairs Just for Vets Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Windy City Smart Job … Continue reading

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Hultgren Applauds Passage of Bill to Provide for Veterans

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… Washington, D.C. –U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) was pleased to support H.R. 5854, the Fiscal Year 2013 Millitary Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill, which passed the House of … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Make no Appearance in Obama NATO Afghanistan Address

-By Warner Todd Huston One of George W. Bush’s real achievements in Afghanistan was his push for civil rights for Afghani women. Real successes were had as girls were at last allowed to go to school and women began to … Continue reading

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