Obama Overruled: Little Rock Victims Awarded Purple Hearts

Last week, the victims of the Fort Hood jihadist massacre finally got their Purple Hearts. And now, thanks to the tireless efforts of Arkansas Senators Tom Cotton and John Boozman, as well as Congressman French Hill, the victims of the first Al Qaeda attack on U.S. soil since 9/11 will soon get theirs too. Earned through the ultimate sacrifice in the Global War on Terror, it is an award that they deserved from the very beginning. Yet for the past six years, the Obama administration had, for political reasons, shamelessly blocked the Army from honoring these soldiers. At 10 AM on June 1st, 2009, Army Privates Andy Long and Quinton Ezeagwula were having a smoke outside the recruitment center in Little Rock where they worked. Andy’s mother had just parked nearby and was about to walk over to her son, but didn’t want to interrupt the soldiers’ conversation. A black truck pulled into the parking lot and shots rang out from its open windows. Four bullets ripped into...(Read Full Article)