Obama Administration Acknowledges Military Suicide Victims in New Condolence Policy

Yesterday, President Obama took a huge step forward in acknowledging the toll war takes on soldiers’ mental health by lifting the long-implemented (but unwritten) ban on sending condolence letters to the families of servicemen and women who commit suicide while on deployment.


DADT: What to Expect in the Lame Duck Session

Today, Congress reconvenes for the lame duck session, and boy, do the Democrats have a lot of turkey on their plate! By “turkey,” I mean bills they either a) were unable to pass because of Republican filibustering or b) didn’t even attempt to pass because they knew the Republicans would filibuster them.