2024-06-22 11:15 AM

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The fifth anniversary of the beginning of the war in Iraq is upon us. In that time, we’ve lost nearly 4,000 brave soldiers, spent over $500 billion and our military has experienced a deterioration of readiness, equipment and recruitment standards not seen since the end of the Vietnam War.

Our Man In Arlington

I spent last week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the final hours of my brother’s life and his subsequent funeral.

Jim Moran

Earmark reform is a hot topic inside the beltway. Republicans, after six years of busting the budget, increased the use of earmarks to unprecedented levels during their reign. For example, the Labor Health and Human Services bill went from having very few earmarks in 1995, to containing $1.2 billion in 2006. These same Republicans, now […]

Jim Moran

Chalk another one up for the President and his record of misinformation regarding the Iraq War.  Last month in a nationally televised speech, President Bush made a last ditch appeal to the American public for sending more troops to Iraq in an attempt to save his flawed policy.  The escalation plan, also known as the […]

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