Peter J. Pitts
5/13/11

President Obama recently gave a speech outlining a framework for reducing the federal debt by $4 trillion over the next 12 years. There are many questions about the president’s budget plans.

But the most urgent one is: Why has he declared war on health-care innovation?...

Steven Newcomb
5/11/11

Many people angrily responded to my previous column on this subject by claiming that the U.S. military had merely applied the Apache leader Geronimo’s name to the U.S. military operation to hunt down bin Laden, and had not applied the name to bin Laden....

Donna Loring
5/10/11

So it’s official: the code name for Bin Laden was "Geronimo." To refer to a terrorist like Bin Laden, whom some have compared to Hitler, with the name of an honored and respected Native American warrior is the ultimate insult to every Native American veteran who fought in wars for this country an...

Tim Johnson
5/9/11

Included in the millions of people throughout the United States and around the world who welcomed the demise of Osama Bin Laden were American Indians. Not since Adolf Hitler has there been such a universally despised figure, so replete with immoral sentience....

Rob Schmidt
5/7/11
There's been a lot of confusion over the military codename used to kill Osama bin Laden. Some say "Geronimo" was the mission, some say the target, and some say both...
Ruth Hopkins
5/7/11

The anger in Indian country over the association of Osama Bin Laden with Geronimo is palpable, and rightly so. Aligning the Apache leader Geronimo—who fought valiantly for his tribal homeland and people against incredible odds—with the cowardly mass murderer Osama Bin Laden is beyond offensive....

Tina Marie Osceola
5/6/11

Let’s make no mistake about it. May 1, 2011 was a proud day for America. It was a proud day for our Navy Seals, the men and women of our armed forces, and for the President of the United States and his cabinet....

ICTMN Staff
5/4/11
The Oneida Nation called upon the Obama Administration today to renounce the inappropriate use of the name of Geronimo as a code name for Osama bin Laden in the recent military ope...
Steven T. Newcomb
5/3/11

What the hell were they thinking? Why would the first African American President of the United States, as U.S. Commander in Chief, think nothing of U.S....

Lise Balk King
5/3/11

The US government may have captured and killed Osama Bin Laden with a surgical strike, but it also dropped a bombshell on Native America in the process. “We’ve ID’d Geronimo,” said the voice of the Navy SEAL who reported the hunt for Osama bin Laden was over....

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