Congress pressed to help needy military families

With Connor OBrien

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More than 100 advocacy groups call on Congress to assist military personnel struggling to feed their families.

A Navy SEAL rebukes the president for spreading conspiracy theoriesabout the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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HAPPY THURSDAY AND WELCOME TO MORNING DEFENSE, where we like to see new ink spilled about former Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Shoup (1904-1983), who tends to be overlooked among Americas legendary military leaders because he didnt drink the Kool-Aid. Shoup, who earned the Medal of Honor in World War II, was probably the highest-ranking critic of the military-industrial complex behind President Dwight Eisenhower himself. Shoops broadside, The New American Militarism, which was published in The Atlantic in 1969, railed against a growing militarism in American foreign policy and was the zen....

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