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Hagel, Lambert, and Piazza=Monday News Blues

After a lovely Mother’s Day, I awoke to a dispiriting collection of news stories that point to the rapid degradation of truth and, therefore, the public weal. Here are just three:

1.)  Barack Obama’s Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel, wants the prohibition of cross-dressers serving in the military to be reviewed, saying that “every qualified American who wants to serve our country should have an opportunity if they fit the qualifications and can do it.”

Mara Kiesling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, said that “These are amazing people who serve even though they must …

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