Military

Thursday I spoke on the Senate floor about the House-passed stopgap spending measure that would ensure our troops continue to receive the paychecks they deserve and the President’s subsequent threat to veto that measure:...
Under Obama America is Moving More Rapidly Toward One-World GovernmentIn this world, there is no end to civil strife, wars and tribal fighting . While sending mixed messages about why we injected ourselves...
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the 112th Congress, as well as your new Speaker, John Boehner....
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President Obama stepped to the microphone today to try to do his best impersonation of a Phoenix rising from the political disaster that was the November mid-term election. Has he found some kind of new "success"?  This was...
It is really amazing what happens when one actually reads the text of a bill. You find out what the Democrats are really up to! Democrats have been teasing Hispanic Voters for years with the Dream Act. Dangling it like a...
The U.S. military estimates that Air Force One costs the taxpayers $181,757 per hour to run. Obama obviously has not given this much thought as he has spent more days abroad in his first two years than any other president....
We have all heard the stories of Betsy Ross, Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley known as “Molly Pitcher”, and Clara Barton founder of the Red Cross who supported our men and women who wore the military uniform. Although the list can...
Iran President Ahmadinejad gave a speech Sunday in which he called for U.S. leaders to be "buried" in response to what he calls American threats of military attack against Tehran's nuclear program.  Using language Iran...
Today, I released the following statement regarding his intention to vote against the motion to proceed to the Defense Authorization Bill:Though this bill typically enjoys bipartisan support, this year Senate Democrats have...
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. ~Winston ChurchillOn the day of the worst attack on American soil 911 we are confronted by the reality that evil does exist. Three...
Today, I issued the following statement regarding House passage of a bill to fully fund the Department of Defense for the remainder of the fiscal year and provide a one-week continuing resolution of other government spending...
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In November of 1973, over the veto of then President Richard Nixon, a Democrat controlled Congress passed the War Powers Act (WPA) of 1973 as a means of clarifying the Constitutional powers of war and limiting presidential...
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I hope you will indulge me this break from politics to remember my father, LTC Bobby J Price, USAF, who passed away 10 years ago on Christmas Eve morning.Dad had very humble beginnings. Born in Duncan Oklahoma in late 1932...
I made the following statements today regarding the Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal and the Dream Act.Don't Ask Don't Tell:With three of the four military service chiefs expressing clear reservations over the proposed...
Is it Smart for America to Support the Pro-Taliban Karzai Regime in Afghanistan?Remember when America supported the Taliban in their fight against the Russian invasion? After a 10-year struggle and the loss of thousands of...
A union worker wearing a hat and sweatshirt with "George H.W. Bush" on it was fired for refusing to take the items off. The George H. W. Bush happens to be the name of the aircraft carrier that his son is currently serving...
Wednesday, I led a bipartisan group of Senators including Senators Mike Enzi (R-WY), Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK), and others in sending a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, urging her to reverse the State Department’s...
After it was discovered that counties and jurisdictions around the country have failed to mail military ballots by the mandatory September 18th deadline, I have been leading an effort to protect military voting rights.
With the statutory deadline for states to mail military ballots under the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE Act) arriving Saturday, I issued another letter today to Attorney General Eric Holder expressing...
In a September 4th Newsweek article, entitled "What America Has Lost: It’s clear we overreacted t

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