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The one place where the buck never stops, not within

five blocks, is with Congress. Senator John Warner is now deeply

worried about accountability and the chain of command. There hasn’t

been a Secretary of the Army for almost a year (Les Brownlee is

testifying today in his temporary, acting capacity) because Senator John

Warner has refused to allow the Senate to confirm a new one. On March

2nd at a hearing of his Committee, Senator Warner proudly announced that

he was blocking all civilian nominees for the Defense Department because

he has his knickers in a twist over the Boeing/Air Force controversy.

Good thing there’s not a war on. . .

Kate O'Beirne — Kate O’Beirne was president of the National Review Institute, the nonprofit, public policy organization founded by William F. Buckley, Jr. in 1991 to advance the conservative principles he championed through ...

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