A few days prior to the assault on Libya by coalition forces, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates strongly cautioned against imposing a “no fly zone” on that troubled nation because doing so would constitute going to war against Libya. He said a “no fly zone” he would mean attacking airfields, fuel dumps, and whatever else might be needed to keep Moammar Gadhafi from using his air force. And this, he asserted, adds up to war.
During an address delivered at a healthcare forum sponsored by Bloomberg Government, Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (pictured) described the services provided by the American health care system as on par with those in “a developing country.”
Ten Republican members of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee have asked President Obama to leave 1,200 National Guardsmen on the border with Mexico to continue their role interdicting drugs coming into the United States.
Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss., picture, left) is chairman of the House Administration Committee and he is concerned about the number of illegal aliens casting votes in elections around the country.
Illinois Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez advocates a “parole-in-place” program that would allow illegal aliens with children to remain in the United States.