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WASHINGTON – When record numbers of U.S. troops confront the prized Taliban stronghold of Kandahar this summer, higher casualties will likely result, the chairman of the House Armed Service Committee predicted Wednesday, and top Pentagon officials didn’t disagree.
(CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM) — Former FEMA director Michael Brown is not backing off his charge that the Obama administration wants to use the Gulf Coast oil spill as a plot to put an end to offshore drilling. “They want a crisis like this, so that they can use a crisis like this to shut down offshore and gas drilling,” he said Tuesday night on CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM’s “AC 360°.” His remarks came a day after he told Fox News’ “Your World with Neil Cavuto” that the oil slick is “exactly what they want, because now he can pander to the environmentalists and say, ‘I’m going to shut it down because it’s too dangerous.’ While Mexico and China and everybody else drills in the Gulf, we’re going to get shut down.” Pressed by CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM for evidence to back up his claim, Brown pointed to an interview that then-Sen.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned the Navy on Monday that it should to reconsider some of its biggest-ticket programs because of changing threats and pressing budget constraints. “I do not foresee any significant top-line increases in the shipbuilding budget beyond current assumptions,” Gates said during a speech Monday at a Navy League conference.
WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday called into question the Navy’s heavy and expensive arsenal of ships and subs. In a speech before naval officers and contractors, Gates did not say he was planning to cut any programs or its budget.
Washington (CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM) — It was my first chance to spend some quality time at dinner with First Lady Michelle Obama, so I decided to do what my pal Ali Velshi would probably do in the same situation: get her hooked on Twitter. I was sitting with the first lady and Jay Leno at the head table for Saturday night’s White House Correspondents Association Dinner because I’m a member of the association’s board, a front-row seat to the slew of celebrities who walked up to gawk at Mrs.
( Entertainment Weekly ) — It was a good weekend for Freddy Krueger. The 1980s horror villain is back with a vengeance, with “The Nightmare on Elm Street” remake earning a solid $32 million, landing it in first place at the box office this weekend.