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Protest over Taiwanese military conscript’s death draws 100,000

More than 100,000 Taiwanese people took to the streets Saturday in protest over the death of a young conscript who was allegedly abused in the military. Singing a Taiwanese take on the revolutionary song “Do you hear the people sing?” from the hit musical “Les Miserables”, protesters rallied at a…

Steven Seagal and Vladimir Putin push for Soviet-era program to make Russians ‘fit for military service’

With Steven Seagal in tow, Putin pushes for Soviet-era phys-ed revival (via The Christian Science Monitor) Copyright ImageClick to View Russian President Vladimir Putin (l.) and US movie actor Steven Seagal visit a new sports arena in Moscow, Wednesday. Mr. Putin has called for the revival of the Soviet-era physical…

Doomed To Make The Same Not Mistake

Wesley Clark keeps not insulting John McCain’s military service. With this lack of assault on McCain’s service to our country, one wonders what Clark won’t do next. What’s not going through that mind of his? What could he be not plotting, not scheming? I dread what isn’t coming next, my…

More On Our New Warrior King

How does saying that someone is a hero to millions dishonor their military service? I really need to get dishonored more. Seems like a real resume builder.…

You Got Served

Powerline: I think there are two principal reasons for Obama’s omission of military service from the commencement address. First, in the guise of praising public service, Obama sings a song of himself. His work as a “community organizer” in Chicago is more praiseworthy, in Obama’s eyes, than work for profit-making…

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