Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Ryan McIntosh, the ballperson who lost his leg when he stepped on a land mine in Afghanistan, was working the men’s semifinal at the US Open.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
A former marine who used the cover of the closing of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station for the theft of military equipment was sentenced in federal court for the crime on Thursday.
The parade traditionally begins with a wreath laying ceremony at Holy Redeemer Cemetary. But, organizers say last year they came close to not holding the event due to lack of funds, but the community held fundraising drives.
In Bucks County, an annual Memorial Day service in Northampton Township remembered a fallen hero who lost his life less than a year ago.
The Army has been confronting an alarming increase in the number of suicides among soldiers and it’s seeking help from an unusual source: the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository.
Preparations have been underway all over the region leading up to Memorial Day events. One man’s family business has been helping others honor those who have passed away for 140 years.
An online school has teamed up with a local financial institution to help 150 veterans get back to school and work after serving in the military.
Chris discusses the Occupiers attempts to protest school closings an the private talk thats said to happen between Romney and Santorum on Friday. Pennsylvania Voter Id Law is being fought by older women and Chris speaks with Philly Mag Editor Tom McGrath on his article on the Philadelphians one percent.
Thousands of U.S. troops are away from home this holiday weekend, but that doesn’t mean they’re missing out on the traditional holiday meals.
As new details emerge about the soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan, there is talk that he may have been dealing with a combination of stress, alcohol and domestic issues.
Chris reviews all the political doings of the weekend and previews this week’s primaries with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein. He also discusses the premeire of the HBO film, Game Change, and the argument between New Jersey Governor Chris Chris and a law student who opposes the merger between Rutgers-Camden and Rowan.