Veterans Day has been recognized as a federal holiday each November 11 since 1938, but it means little for most Americans beyond a day off from work. Attendance at Veterans Day events is regrettably low—and declining rapidly. And so is the veterans’ population in America. World War II’s “Greatest Generation” is almost entirely gone. And… Continue reading CNN Opinion: Combine Election Day with Veterans Day and give democracy a boost
by Paul Rieckhoff Finally someone in Congress has stepped up to do something about radical Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville and his political assault on our military. And no surprise, it’s combat veteran, West Point graduate, former IAVA Board member, my fellow New Yorker and friend, Pat Ryan. As first reported by NBC, this week Ryan… Continue reading Someone Finally Steps Up To Stop Tuberville. And It’s a Veteran.
There is no harder time to have discipline than in the face of atrocity. And yet that is when it is required most. Oct. 11, 2023, 9:56 PM EDT By Paul Rieckhoff, political and national security analyst and U.S. Army infantry combat veteran In 2009, I was honored to lead a group… Continue reading MSNBC: This is Israel’s 9/11. Here’s how it can learn from America’s mistakes.
by Chris Rosenthal There’s been a lot of recent buzz on cable news and podcasts and discussed in articles and columns, primarily on the liberal side of things, about the idea of Trump being disqualified automatically under section 3 of the 14th amendment. The concept was advanced by Professor Lawrence Tribe and received the backing… Continue reading 14th Amendment Push a Bad Move for Democrats, America