Matt Zeller

I was the 2010 Democratic Nominee for Congress in NY's 29th District. I'm an Afghan War Veteran and currently serve as a Captain in the US Army Reserves.
Matt Zeller has written 5 posts for Watches Without Time

Indefinite War — How To Fix America’s Current Ideology

Reuters reports today that the United States of America has spent $750 million and counting in the current Libyan conflict. If we’re so broke ($14 trillion in debt and climbing), why are we doing this? Don’t get me wrong, I dislike Col. Qaddafi as much as the next guy, but is this really in our … Continue reading

Clean Energy — The Industrial Revolution of the 21st Century

President Obama and the US Congress must make the development of Clean (or Green) Energy the chief national security and economic policy of the United States for the foreseeable future. For starters, it allows the President to remind the American people from time to time that our current energy policy is no longer sustainable — … Continue reading

About that Stealth Helicopter

ABC news reports that China asked Pakistan for access to the wreckage of the allegedly stealth helicopter the US used in the Osama bin Laden raid. This is a big revelation that only confirms my earlier suspicions that the failure to destroy the whole wreckage will come back to haunt us. Indeed, I wouldn’t be … Continue reading

So I’ve started to blog…now what?

Recently I ran for Congress. It didn’t go as well as I had hoped. I lost…but not by that much. After the campaign ended, I found myself mildly depressed and somewhat lost. Although I knew the race had but one of two outcomes (winning or losing), I hadn’t really ever thought about what I’d do … Continue reading

On Drones and the UBL Kill

I recently went on the The Aloyna Show on Russia Today to discuss recent drone strikes, the Osama bin Laden kill, and how the exposure of our once-secret stealth helicopter means for US-Chinese and Pakistani-Indian relations.