Imagine this: You go to a concert to see one of your favorite artists. Suddenly, mid-show, they start spewing political rhetoric. You disagree with their ideas, so you and many others leave.
Free speech is something we claim to value in this country, but we are biased against opposing viewpoints. R ... More >>
The feds have arrested a former Army officer from Humble who they say inflated invoices from contractors in Iraq and pocketed the difference.
Abuzuike O. Ukabam, 34, was an artillery officer in Iraq in 2006 and was also "a pay agent with responsibilities to receive receipts and invoices from Iraqi ... More >>
What was supposed to be a good thing for U.S. soldiers stuck fighting battles in remote locations in Iraq, turned out to be nothing but a fraudulent profit venture by a 46-year-old Houston man.
Joe H. Nichols has pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud in federal court after he took $100,000 in d ... More >>
Being the parent of someone fighting in a war is no picnic, even if you're a president.
In the modern era, several future or incumbent presidents had sons in the military in wartime. Some of those sons did much, some very little, one paid the ultimate price.
Let's look, building up to that ultimat ... More >>
Tough-talking, Texas-bred Carroll McInroe was the Iraq / Afghanistan coordinator in the Veterans Administration's Spokane, Washington office from 2003 to 2008. It was his job to interview returnees from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom and help them readjust to civilian life.
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More than 200 soldiers are suing KBR for knowingly exposing them to toxic chemicals in Iraq, whose effects started with nose bleeds and could end with cancer. KBR says that didn't happen. But even if it did, the company isn't responsible. Taxpayers are.
A lap-dance cri de coeurâ€‹Allen Henson is a UH student who's served two stints in Iraq, according to online info. He's also e-published a book about raucous male behavior in the Tucker Max style, and has a website and a Twitter feed.He's also the victim of lap-dance fraud, he writes to us."I' ... More >>
We wrote a while back about UT football coach Mack Brown's diary of his trip to see the troops in Iraq and other places. We excerpted the rather significant time Brown seemed to spend complaining about conditions.It went national, with Deadspin picking it up. There was the usual feedback from Longho ... More >>