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Decision Deficit Disorder

Dianne87 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 10:25 PM
I'm always late to these discussion boards, because of being really busy. But, Oliver North couldn't be more correct in his assessment. I am the mother of 2 children in the military. My youngest on his third deployment, an officer in the Navy, and my oldest an enlisted 34 young woman in the Army. Just what is this country all about? I don't even know anymore. Thanks to the media and the political totalitarian bent and a completely uninformed public we're all screwed.

QUANTICO, VA -- Until I joined the Fourth Estate, it was my experience that most soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and Marines usually eschewed contact with members of the media. Regard for the potentates of the press used to be about equal to that of chiggers, ticks, scorpions and fire ants. When I was on active duty, I had an aerosol can of bug spray hand-labeled: "Reporter Repellant." And if a military person had to co-habit space with any of these assorted insects, the last thing anyone wanted to do was to discuss politics. Things have changed.

Shortly before the presidential...