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  • Obama-Motors Pace Car Bursts Into Flames at Daytona (Video)

    02/16/2014 2:52:01 PM PST · by servo1969 · 82 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 2-16-2014 | Jim Hoft
    Chevy SS Pace Car Catches Fire in Daytona at Sprint Unlimited – 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup– Three cheers for Government Motors!
  • On Fox News Sunday, AP´s Julie Pace Revels in Sitting on ´Secret Iran Talks´ Story

    11/26/2013 10:10:37 AM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 11/26/13 | Tom Blumer
    On Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace yesterday (full video here), the Associated Press’s Julie Pace twice demonstrated why hanging the “Administration’s Press” moniker on the self-described “essential global news network” is more than justified. My previous post (at BizzyBlog; at NewsBusters) dealt with Pace´s blind acceptance of unsupported assertions about the reason for the Obama administration´s delay of 2015 Obamacare enrollment until November 15, 2014 and her willingness to parrot long-discredited talking points about why the website initially crashed. Before that, she bragged about how her organization, which didn´t exactly have a track record of sitting on news...
  • 'Dying' Russia Is On Pace To Record Natural Population Growth in 2013

    11/06/2013 5:47:34 PM PST · by cunning_fish · 9 replies
    Forbes ^ | November 5, 2013 | Mark Adomanis
    Rosstat recently released their latest batch of demographic statistics. Nothing particularly bizarre or unexpected happened, but the data show that births have held steady at their 2012 level while deaths have modestly decreased. This means that, if the trends from the January-September period are maintained for the entirety of 2013, Russia will record natural population growth of roughly 13,000, its first natural population growth since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Now in one sense natural growth of 13,000 out of a total population of 143,000,000 sounds puny and unimpressive. However, as I never tire of reminding people, it wasn’t...
  • Bombing the Syrian Reactor: The Untold Story

    02/23/2013 8:09:08 PM PST · by neverdem · 61 replies
    Commentary ^ | February 2013 | Elliott Abrams
    As the civil war in Syria enters its third year, there is much discussion of the regimeÂ’s chemical weapons and whether SyriaÂ’s Bashar al-Assad will unleash them against Syrian rebels, or whether a power vacuum after AssadÂ’s fall might make those horrific tools available to the highest bidder. The conversation centers on SyriaÂ’s chemical weaponry, not on something vastly more serious: its nuclear weaponry. It well might have. This is the inside story of why it does not. Relations between the United States and Israel had grown rocky after IsraelÂ’s incursion into Lebanon in 2006, for Secretary of State Condoleezza...
  • U.S. Navy: Can’t Keep This Pace without Resources

    07/13/2011 4:11:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies ^ | 7/13/11 | Mackenzie Eaglen
    According to two top officials, the Navy is operating at an “unsustainable” pace for its current force structure. At a House Armed Services Committee hearing this week, Vice Admirals Bill Burke and Kevin McCoy described a force that was falling into disrepair and struggling to cover ever-increasing responsibilities with decreasing manpower and money. The Navy’s maintenance issues began in the 1990s when Washington sought a post–Cold War peace dividend. One of the first casualties was manpower, and that led to smaller Navy maintenance crews. At first, the Navy tried to get by, deferring maintenance and patching up old equipment. But...
  • Sonoma County energy program suffers steep decline in participation

    08/19/2010 9:44:03 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 10 replies
    pressdemocrat ^ | 18 Aug 2010 | Brett Wilkinson
    Participation in Sonoma County’s ground-breaking energy retrofit program for homes and businesses has dropped dramatically over the past six weeks, and recently issued federal rules are to blame, county officials said. Since July 6, when federal housing officials said the retrofit program and others like it posed a risk to the government-chartered mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac and ordered a clamp down in lending practices, the average number of weekly applications received by the county’s program has dropped by nearly half; signed contracts are down by a third. Total applications received in the six-week period this year are...
  • The Other Great Debate (NASA AA Garver Put on Hot Seat Over Obama Space Policy)

    05/30/2010 6:45:28 PM PDT · by anymouse · 8 replies · 408+ views
    Space Politics Blog ^ | May 30, 2010 | Jeff Foust
    The so-called “Great Debate” at the National Space Society’s (NSS) International Space and Development Conference (ISDC) in Chicago on Saturday afternoon featuring Mars Society founder Robert Zubrin and former Apollo astronaut Rusty Schweickart was something of a dud, in part because it wasn’t that much of a debate: after ten-minute opening statements by Zubrin (who opposes the agency’s proposed plans) and Schweickart (who supports them), the floor was turned over to the audience, some of whom asked questions of the two, and others who simply expressed their opinions. Conference organizers explained that the event wasn’t intended to be a debate...
  • NC airline hit with EEOC suit after CEO's arrest

    09/23/2009 11:01:34 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies · 812+ views
    AP ^ | September 23, 2009 | EMERY P. DALESIO
    RALEIGH, N.C. — A charter airline that once operated as Hooters Air has quit ferrying NBA stars and rockers as it struggles against lost contracts and a felony charge against its CEO for allegedly failing to make payments on his employees' group health insurance. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Wednesday added to the problems confronting Pace Airlines Inc. by filing a lawsuit on behalf of an Asian flight attendant fired three years ago after complaining only white workers were being promoted. The EEOC said it went to court after failing to reach a settlement on behalf of Chau...
  • Gays in the Military

    08/16/2009 7:57:54 PM PDT · by TomTGradeczek · 38 replies · 2,102+ views
    08/17/09 | TomTGradeczek
    A Comment about Gays in the US Military and Don't Ask, Don't Tell
  • Pace Portrait Unveiled During Pentagon Ceremony

    01/13/2009 3:48:02 PM PST · by SandRat · 11 replies · 3,526+ views
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2009 – It’s a plain, unadorned painting -- just a general officer in service-dress alphas looking straight at you. But the portrait of retired Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace now hanging in the Pentagon captures the measure of the man. Retired Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace, 16th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and artist Peter E. Egeli unveil a portrait of Pace during a Pentagon ceremony, Jan. 13, 2009. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The portrait hangs on the E-Ring in the...
  • President Confers Medal of Freedom on Former Joint Chiefs Chairman Pace

    06/19/2008 4:18:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 12 replies · 176+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 19, 2008 – President Bush presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to retired Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace during a White House ceremony today. Video Bush honored Pace with the highest civilian award the United States can bestow for a career that went from the streets of Hue City, Vietnam, to the halls of power in Washington. Pace retired as the 16th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in October. He was the first Marine to serve in the position. During today’s ceremony, Bush said one of his greatest privileges as president is to meet servicemembers....
  • The Leadership of Gen Peter Pace, USMC

    10/18/2007 2:59:41 PM PDT · by NFOShekky · 6 replies · 102+ views
    Class act - Updated with photos! October 16th, 2007 · 12 Comments Got this from several sources, and it’s a good follow-up to yesterday’s post on our outgoing Chairman: I wanted to share with you what we saw in Washington DC last week. After the mid-term brief we toured the Mall and made the usual stops at the WWII Memorial, the Wall, Lincoln Memorial, etc. At the Vietnam Wall we saw something unbelievable. We noticed three small index cards at the base of the Wall. I knelt down for a closer look and noticed that a 4-star general’s rank was...
  • Man of Honor [Gen Pace Leaves Stars at "The Wall"

    10/16/2007 7:51:31 AM PDT · by PurpleMan · 189 replies · 2,104+ views
    Red State ^ | 15 Oct 2007
    "At the Vietnam Wall we saw something unbelievable. We noticed three small index cards at the base of the Wall. I knelt down for a closer look and noticed that a 4-star general's rank was pinned to each card. The cards were personally addressed and said something like: These are Yours - not mine! With Love and Respect, Your Platoon Leader, Pete Pace 1 Oct 2007 The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs had laid down his rank for his boys who died in Nam. Oct 1 was the day he stepped down as Chairman."
  • General Pace for Senate?

    10/05/2007 5:05:29 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 45 replies · 681+ views
    The Washington Post (and refers to NRO) ^ | October 3, 07 | Tim Craig
    Virginia Republicans are buzzing over speculation that retired Marine Gen. Peter Pace may be lured into running for the U.S. Senate being vacated by John W. Warner (R). On Sunday, Pace retired as chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. He plans to settle in the Fort Myer area. The conservative publication National Review ran an editorial Monday urging Pace to enter Virignia Senate race.
  • General Pace for Senate?

    10/04/2007 3:51:42 PM PDT · by nordicstan · 36 replies · 928+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Oct 4, 2007 | Tim Graig
    Virginia Republicans are buzzing over speculation that retired Marine Gen. Peter Pace may be lured into running for the U.S. Senate being vacated by John W. Warner (R).
  • Lynne Pace Reflects on 40 Years’ Service to Family, Country

    10/01/2007 4:42:20 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 65+ views
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2007 – Nearly 40 years ago, Lynne Pace dedicated her life to her family. Little did she know at the time that her family ultimately would include the nation’s 2.4 million servicemembers. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace and his wife Lynne are introduced during an evening parade hosted by Pace at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., July 13, 2007. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen, U.S. Air Force  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Little did she know that the young Marine officer she married would go...
  • Pace to Leave Legacy of Battle Focus, Commitment to Troops, Top NCO Says (“Our Patton”)

    09/30/2007 12:06:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 141+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2007 – Marine Gen. Peter Pace will leave behind a lasting legacy of professionalism and commitment to the troops when he retires Oct. 1, his senior enlisted advisor and self-described “battle buddy” told American Forces Press Service today. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Command Sgt. Maj. William J. Gainey, his senior enlisted advisor, shake hands with Marines from the 6th Provisional Security Company at Camp Lemonier, Dijbouti, during an Aug. 14, 2007, visit. Gainey said Pace has always kept troops’ welfare at heart while serving as the top U.S....
  • Gen. Pace, 2nd platoon reunited

    09/29/2007 8:39:04 PM PDT · by Retain Mike · 5 replies · 116+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | September 5, 2007 | Cpl. Ryan Blaich, II Marine Expeditionary Force (FWD)
    Gen. Pace, 2nd platoon reunited Sept. 5, 2007; Submitted on: 09/05/2007 11:10:19 AM ; Story ID#: 200795111019 By Cpl. Ryan Blaich, II Marine Expeditionary Force (FWD) KARMAH, Iraq (Sept. 5, 2007) -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Peter Pace, made a unique visit to Marines stationed here, Sept. 4. As far as meetings with four-star generals usually go, this event was much less formal. It seemed more like a gathering of relatives, a way for Gen. Pace to connect the hardened war fighters of today to the heroes of his past. It was evident he saw himself,...
  • General restates opposition to homosexual acts (Mentions God and gets booed in Senate)

    09/27/2007 9:19:46 AM PDT · by yankeesdoodle · 68 replies · 50+ views
    AP Via Onenewsnow ^ | 9-27-07 | Steve Coleman
    The outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Peter Pace, says he believes homosexual acts are immoral and should not be condoned by the military. Pace's comments caused an uproar at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The four-star Marine general said there are "wonderful Americans who happen to be homosexual serving in the military," but that the law of the land should not condone activity that is "counter to God's law." Protesters booed the remarks, prompting Chairman Robert Byrd to briefly adjourn the hearing. Pace later said he would support efforts to revisit
  • Gen. Pace: Homosexual Acts Immoral

    09/26/2007 2:18:32 PM PDT · by SmithL · 110 replies · 125+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 9/26/7 | ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press Writer
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, caused a stir at a Senate hearing Wednesday when he said he believes homosexual activity is immoral and should not be condoned by the military. Pace, who retires next week, said he was seeking to clarify similar remarks he made in spring, which he said were misreported. "Are there wonderful Americans who happen to be homosexual serving in the military? Yes," he told the Senate Appropriations Committee during a hearing focused on the Pentagon's 2008 war spending request. "We need to be very precise then, about what...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 9-21-07

    09/21/2007 5:36:52 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 120 replies · 1,587+ views
    Today President Bush sent Michael Mukasey’s official nomination to the Senate. (Transcript) The president also proclaimed September 30 as “Gold Star Mother’s Day”. (Transcript) Since 1936, the last Sunday in September has been reserved for Gold Star Mothers. The president is authorized to issue an annual proclamation in its observance. President Bush: America's Gold Star Mothers are remarkable patriots who serve their communities by demonstrating good citizenship, providing support and services to our troops and veterans, and helping comfort the families whose loved ones have made the ultimate sacrifice. Their sense of duty and deep devotion to our country inspire...
  • Pace Details Lessons He Learned From Young Marines

    09/19/2007 6:12:28 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 180+ views
    MINEOLA, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2007 – The reason the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited Chaminade High School here was on the wall as he entered the building today: a simple plaque with the names of graduates killed in combat. Rev. James C. Williams and Marine Gen. Peter Pace look at photos of graduates of Chaminade High School who have been killed in combat. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited the Mineola, N.Y., school Sept. 19, 2007, and met with Gold Star families. Photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen, USAF  (Click photo for screen-resolution...
  • Council of Europe parliament chief to visit Baltic States

    09/17/2007 2:47:46 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 5 replies · 238+ views
    dpa ^ | Sep 17, 2007 | Aleks Tapinsh
    Riga - An outspoken critic of the Baltic States will visit the three small nations this week. Rene van der Linden, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, will visit EU members Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for talks about human rights, democracy, and national minorities. Linden criticized Latvia and Estonia for their minority policies, including Estonia's decision to relocate the Soviet-era monument last spring. 'I have repeatedly criticized the Baltic states for their attitude toward the Russian national minorities,' he said on his visit to Moscow in August. He said during his visit to the Baltics this...

    09/04/2007 4:11:01 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 3 replies · 284+ views
        ISLAMOFASCISM HAS A 'LOBBY' IN THE US - 'CAIR'     Just like the hypocrites at the infamous hate mongering "association" MSA (Muslim Student Association), who's actions have been proven more against non-Muslims then anything "for" Muslims, so is time to get rid of the "moderate" mask of the monsters at C.A.I.R., or at least call it by it's name.   America has had more than enough of these Jihad wolves in "moderate" clothing.   No matter how you turn it: Arab lobby, Muslim lobby, Islamic lobby, all the evidence, all of their actions show for a TERROR LOBBY,...
  • Pace Thanks Troops in Afghanistan, Notes Signs of Progress

    09/03/2007 2:06:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 184+ views
    GHAZNI, Afghanistan, Sept. 2, 2007 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he is very optimistic about the future of Afghanistan, and the young Americans who are serving there, along with those who served before them, have much to be proud of. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with servicmembers on a forward operating base in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan, Sept. 2, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Marine Gen. Peter Pace came to...
  • Pace University Koran Case - Unbelievably Outrageous [Charged with 2 felonies]

    07/29/2007 11:03:14 AM PDT · by PajamaTruthMafia · 44 replies · 2,215+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 7/29/07 | LGF
    Pace University Koran Case - Unbelievably Outrageous I’ve received an email from Stanislav Shmulevich, who has been arrested in New York for putting a Koran in a toilet at Pace University. And his case is even more outrageous than we first reported. First, Shmulevich was arrested and jailed for 24 hours. Second, he’s not facing misdemeanor charges—he’s being charged with two felonies, criminal mischief and aggravated harassment. Felonies. For putting a book in a toilet. Third, his income is on a borderline that disqualifies him for a public defender, so he stands to suffer incredible financial hardship as well. Fourth,...
  • Gen. Peter Pace Sees Positive 'Sea Change' in Iraq

    07/18/2007 9:02:24 AM PDT · by The Pack Knight · 19 replies · 571+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 17 July, 2007 | Associated Press (no byline)
    In his most optimistic remarks since the U.S. troop buildup began, Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday that Iraq has undergone a "sea change" in security in recent months, and that this will influence his recommendation to President Bush on how long to continue the current strategy. After conferring with Maj. Gen. Walter Gaskin and other commanders in this provincial capital west of Baghdad, Pace told reporters he has gathered a positive picture of the security environment not only here but also in Baghdad, where he began his Iraq visit on Monday. He was...
  • General Pace Press Conference: what a guy!!!

    06/21/2007 5:23:11 PM PDT · by beebuster2000 · 20 replies · 909+ views
    self | june 21, 2007 | beebuster2000
    Watched the Gates/General Pace press conference. Was totally struck by the character of Pace. I couldn’t help thinking what a strong, honorable trustworthy man he seemed. And I couldn’t help but contrast his character with the politicians in Washington. Comparing a guy like Pace to say, Joe Biden, its just no contest. Then I got depressed. It seems all the politicians (read: democrats) want to do is tear down the guys like Pace who are the real hero’s and our nations strength. Are we losing our way in this country because we are no longer allowed to admire people like...
  • Pace Will Stay Focused on Supporting Troops in Combat

    06/21/2007 5:57:55 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 292+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 21, 2007 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today he is going to stay focused on his job of providing the best military advice to the president, vice president, defense secretary and rest of the National Security Council until his term expires at the end of September. Marine Gen. Peter Pace spoke along with Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates at a Pentagon news conference. Reporters asked Pace about the fact that Gates did not nominate him for a second two-year term as chairman. Gates, saying he wanted to spare the military a divisive confirmation...
  • Pace Picnic Honors America's Wounded Warriors

    06/17/2007 12:45:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 384+ views
    FORT MYER, Va., June 17, 2007 – Army Pfc. David Clatt's left arm has a curve in it where there shouldn't be one. A military policeman, he was on patrol in Sadr City in East Baghdad when there was an explosion and a piece of shrapnel went right through it. Two months later, Clatt was sitting on the grass in front of the chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff's home here yesterday. Marine Gen. Peter Pace and his wife, Lynne, invited the young soldier and other warriors undergoing treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Bethesda Naval Hospital...
  • Outgoing Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Pace Refused to Voluntarily Retire

    06/15/2007 8:17:05 PM PDT · by keats5 · 34 replies · 1,357+ views
    FOXNEWS.COM ^ | Friday, June 15, 2007 | Associated Press
    In his first public comments on the Bush administration's surprise decision to replace him as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Gen. Peter Pace disclosed that he had turned down an offer to voluntarily retire rather than be forced out. To quit in wartime, he said, would be letting down the troops. Pace, responding to a question from the audience after he spoke at the Joint Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Va., on Thursday evening, said he first heard that his expected nomination for a second two-year term was in jeopardy in mid-May. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on...
  • Pace Pledges His Best Through End of Term (DUTY! HONOR! COUNTRY!)

    06/15/2007 4:23:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 451+ views
    NORFOLK, Va., June 15, 2007 – Although he would never voluntarily leave the battlefield while troops are at war, Marine Gen. Peter Pace said he accepts the decision to not renominate him for a second term. On June 8, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced that he was going to recommend that President Bush nominate Adm. Michael G. Mullen as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff rather than nominate Pace for another two-year term. Pace discussed that decision process in response to a question posed following an address to students, faculty, and local military and community leaders at the...
  • Joint Chiefs pick sees strain on military

    06/14/2007 5:11:57 PM PDT · by familyop · 17 replies · 490+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) — Associates of Adm. Michael Mullen, the Bush administration's pick to lead the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he thinks current wars are straining the military. Longtime military associates of Mullen, who currently serves as chief of naval operations for the U.S. Navy, said he is concerned that the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are straining the U.S. fighting force and if he accepted as chairmen of the Joint Chiefs he would likely push for political solutions to the conflicts, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. He's concerned the Army has been carrying the heavy load for...
  • Joints Chief Choice Worried About Iran

    06/14/2007 5:11:53 PM PDT · by familyop · 6 replies · 396+ views
    The Navy admiral tapped to become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday he favors a diplomatic approach in dealing with Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons, yet he offered few clues on how he would handle the war in Iraq. Adm. Michael Mullen accused Iran, without being more specific, of giving aid to insurgent forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. Still he called diplomacy "the right path." "I'm concerned about what Iran's doing in Iraq and Afghanistan, you know, broadly providing capability to which we are losing American soldiers on the ground and Marines on the ground, and I...
  • Hunter Praises Gen. Pace's Service

    06/12/2007 2:27:07 PM PDT · by Ultra Sonic 007 · 9 replies · 580+ views
    UPI ^ | 06/12/2007
    WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- A prominent congressional Republican has praised the service of the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has refused to reappoint Pace for a second term as chairman and is replacing him with his former deputy, Adm. Michael Mullen. However, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., the senior Republican on the Armed Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives and a conservative candidate for the GOP's 2008 presidential nomination, issued a statement Monday praising Pace's tenure. "Gen. Peter Pace is a great American hero. He has commanded...
  • Two Good Men

    06/11/2007 6:39:47 AM PDT · by AlbertoMG · 7 replies · 883+ views
    National Review Online ^ | June 11, 2007 | W. Thomas Smith Jr.
    Pace’s not being renominated has nothing to do with his performance as chairman of the JCS. It has everything to do with what he symbolizes (American leadership while fighting a difficult war in Iraq) to the usual salivating suspects on Capitol Hill. And it was clear to Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and surely to President Bush, that Pace’s reconfirmation hearings would have been turned into a congressional circus: With poll-driven politicians focusing less on Pace’s performance and plans for the present and future prosecution of the war, and more on what has gone wrong in Iraq for the purposes of...
  • Pace out as head of Joint Chiefs

    06/08/2007 11:18:58 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 69 replies · 1,557+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/8/07 | Lolita Baldor - ap
    WASHINGTON - The Bush administration sidelined Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Friday, announcing plans to replace him as the nation's top military officer rather than reappoint him and risk a Senate confirmation struggle focusing on the Iraq War. "It would be a backward looking and very contentious process," Defense Secretary Robert Gates said at a Pentagon news conference where he announced he would recommend Adm. Mike Mullen to replace Pace. Mullen is the chief of naval operations, and Gates praised him for having the "vision strategic insight and integrity to lead America's armed forces."...
  • Pace Ousted?

    06/08/2007 9:40:43 AM PDT · by libtoken · 61 replies · 3,149+ views
    Fox News
    Someone said Fox news is reporting that Pace has been fired as the services' chief of staff. Rumor has it that Cheney did the firing.
  • Pace Says Iraqis Must Step Up to Governance Challenge

    05/28/2007 1:21:08 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 355+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 28, 2007 – The Iraqi government needs to step forward to make progress in governance and revitalize the economy, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today during appearances on various morning television talk shows. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, participates in one of five morning talk shows at the Pentagon to help pay tribute to the sacrifices made by U.S. Armed Forces on this year's Memorial Day, May 28, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image...
  • Is the Uproar Against General Pace the Beginning of a Religious Persecution?

    03/24/2007 7:48:55 AM PDT · by mborman · 20 replies · 783+ views
    The American TFP ^ | 3/21/2007 | Staff
    In a March 12 interview with the Chicago Tribune, General Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, made this statement: “I believe homosexual acts between two individuals are immoral and that we should not condone immoral acts. I do not believe the United States is well served by a policy that says it is OK to be immoral in any way.”1 Liberal Media Turn the Statement into a National Debate A media upoar ensued against the general, the first Marine to serve as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. One would think the distinguished and highly decorated...
  • Pace Calls for Closer Military Ties Between China, U.S.

    03/23/2007 11:31:49 AM PDT · by kc8ukw · 7 replies · 422+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | March 23, 2007 | Jim Garamone
    BEIJING, March 23, 2007 – Military-to-military contacts will help China and the United States avoid misunderstandings and help build greater stability and prosperity in Asia, Marine Gen. Peter Pace said here today. ... The chairman said he enthusiastically supports Liang’s proposals and will work with Chinese officials to speed their implementation. One is an exchange program for young officers and military academy cadets and midshipmen. Another proposal will expand search-and-rescue exercises between the nations. A third looks toward cooperating in humanitarian operations. ... President Bush has succinctly expressed American policy in regard to Taiwan, and the chairman reaffirmed that policy...
  • Pace Thanks Japanese for Stand in War on Terror

    03/21/2007 4:49:39 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 323+ views
    TOKYO, March 21, 2007 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff today thanked the Japanese people and their government for their help in the war on terror. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his Japanese counterpart, Adm. Takashi Saito, salute during the playing of the Japanese and American national anthems at the Japanese Ministry of Defense in Tokyo, March 21. Photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen, USAF  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Marine Gen. Peter Pace spoke about Japanese help in the war on terror and bilateral defense issues...
  • Clinton and Obama: The immoralists

    03/20/2007 7:47:34 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 6 replies · 676+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | March 20, 2007 | Mychal Massie
    It took none other than the liberal presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and Barack Obama, D-Ill., to definitively conclude that the Bible is wrong and that they are more enlightened than the authors of same – after all, they're progressive, educated politicians in a contest for the presidency of United States; the authors of Scripture were only ignorant men, guided by, and filled with, the Holy Spirit of God. Clinton told Bloomberg News she "[does] not think homosexuality is immoral." I digress to say she has an interesting perspective on immorality. She obviously didn't think serial adultery, groping, alleged rape,...
  • Romney calls Gen. Pace's comments "inappropriate"

    03/16/2007 7:16:43 PM PDT · by AFA-Michigan · 395 replies · 3,244+ views ^ | March 16, 2007 | Jonathan Martin
    Mitt Romney: "I think General Pace has said that he regrets having said that, and I think he was wise to have issued an apology, or a withdrawal of that comment. I think that we, as a society, welcome people of all differences, whether there are differences in ethnicity, faith or sexual preference, and I think he was wise to correct his comment and to suggest that that was an inappropriate point to have made." --------------------------------------------------- Wouldn't change it now... "Another Republican candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who has been criticized for changing his views on gay rights...
  • Liberal media pushing for Gen. Pace’s forced resignation

    03/16/2007 1:26:05 PM PDT · by mborman · 61 replies · 1,050+ views
    American Family Association ^ | March 15, 2007 | Cliff Kincaid
    The Washington Post claims in an editorial that there is an "uproar" over General Peter Pace expressing his view that homosexuality is immoral. (web site) This is another manufactured "scandal" designed to put a top official, in this case the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, in a bad light. This "uproar," such as it is, has come from papers like the Post and homosexual rights activists. It is an effort at intimidation, pure and simple, and thought control. At this point in the media-generated controversy, Pace has not apologized but has been forced to say he should not have emphasized...
  • Retired Military Officers 'Come Out' and Demand Apology From General Peter Pace

    03/16/2007 6:50:24 AM PDT · by Ellesu · 128 replies · 2,482+ views ^ | 03/16/07 | PRNewswire
    WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of seven high- ranking military veterans today responded to recent remarks by General Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who earlier this week called lesbian, gay and bisexual service members "immoral" and re-iterated his support for the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on lesbian, gay and bisexual service members. The officers, who are all lesbian or gay, called on Congress to repeal the law, and demanded that General Pace apologize for his remarks. COL Stewart Bornhoft, USA (Ret.); CAPT Joan E. Darrah, USN (Ret.); CAPT Robert D. Dockendorff, USNR...
  • "Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Even Think It"

    03/15/2007 4:44:47 PM PDT · by lancer256 · 66 replies · 1,034+ views ^ | 03/15/07 | david limbaugh
    Marine Gen. Peter Pace has violated a cardinal rule of our politically correct culture: stating his opinion that homosexual behavior is immoral. While some of his critics say they are upset he uttered his remarks in his official capacity, that's a mere sidebar. Their real beef is with the content of his remarks, not in what capacity -- official or personal -- he made them. Had Gen. Pace, in full dress uniform, expressed approval of homosexual behavior, do you think there would be a similar uproar? Or would he have been celebrated as a man of courage and enlightenment? But...
  • Freep a Poll! (Gen. Pace's remarks on homos right or wrong?)

    03/15/2007 7:51:23 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 11 replies · 329+ views ^ | 3-15-07 | One News Now
    When Gen. Peter Pace called homosexuality immoral, he was... Right and entitled to express his opinion Right but shouldn't have said it Wrong but entitled to express his opinion Wrong and shouldn't have said it
  • Charleston SC voters support General Pace on homosexuality comments (SUSA poll)

    03/15/2007 12:46:01 AM PDT · by Princip. Conservative · 9 replies · 505+ views
    In 1993, Congress adopted a policy on gays in the military known as, "Don't Ask; Don't Tell." Do you support? Or oppose? this policy? 50% Support 39% Oppose 11% Not Sure In a recent interview, United States General Peter Pace called homosexuality immoral. Do you think General Pace does? Or does not? Need to issue an apology for his comment? 36% Does 61% Does Not 3% Not Sure
  • Give bigots a chance (Boortz)

    03/14/2007 9:42:16 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 246 replies · 3,009+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | March 14, 2007 | Neal Boortz
    Well ... I sure gave the hate crowd a good excuse to crawl out from under their rocks yesterday. I knew that I was stepping into it when I opened my mouth, but proceeded to express my thoughts anyway. Thoughts on what? Thoughts on the comments made by the Chairman of the Joint Chief's of Staff about homosexuals...