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Dispatches from Wolf Country — Not a particularly bright future

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Not a particularly bright future

We’re still seeing a lot of the same activity that we were seeing years ago from the Taliban. They are still scattering IEDs everywhere,” the general said, referring to improvised explosive devices. “They still kind of indiscriminately target people. They arrest people, they put them in jails, and they extort their families and they extort […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Henry VIII or Johnny Lackland?

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Henry VIII or Johnny Lackland?

The reporting indicates that Trump was driven to do this out of grievance-laden rage at Comey for failing to make the Russia probe disappear (Comey isn’t supposed to do that at Trump’s behest, and firing him isn’t going to do it either). So this was rooted in crazy, and didn’t have to happen. — Greg Sargent, The […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — You Wanna Do What?

Dispatches from Wolf Country — You Wanna Do What?

Now a Ramblin’ Jack Elliot said: I got these lines in my face Tryin’ to straighten out the wrinkles in my life When I think of all the fools I’ve been It’s a wonder that I’ve sailed this many miles… He said, “I recall a time I set my soul on fire just for show […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Quick Hitters

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Quick Hitters

Wait what the hell just happened! Obama tells Trump “Don’t make Flynn NSA Chief!”so He did! A bitter Hilarity ensues! Fifty Years of Blonde on Blonde! Irish Taliban Investigates Stephen Fry for Blasphemy ! You really can’t make this shit up! Well, that’s one debate settled. America and Great Britain are both largely populated by […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Stop Being Dicks to Each Other

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Stop Being Dicks to Each Other

Trump & Tories — Souls of Greed, Hypocrisy and deep-seated Meanness Interesting article about Britain, English folk music and tradition, and in a way, about us. Stick in the Wheel is a relatively new English Folk Group, and started to wonder about the roots of English traditional music. Nicola Keary and Ian Carter are two members […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Bordellos of Avignon

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Bordellos of Avignon

Amusons-nous! I am to the left of Obama! — Marine Le Pen Le Cheech, Le Chong and Henri Le Chat Noir on the Job for the Front Nationale!   Well, that was fun, sort of. I admit somewhat sheepishly that I’m the least conspiratorially minded writer for the Veterans Today Network. That said, between the problems that […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Surrender to the Void

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Surrender to the Void

Expectations of people in general were tolerant Expectations of people in authority astronomical Reverting to an ordinary president who just blows stuff up! — Olbermann I generally enjoy  Brian Williams as an anchor and a facilitator, but it’s with a constant reminder of his flaws. Those of us who remember the maxim that “The difference […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Where It’s Dark as a Dungeon

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Where It’s Dark as a Dungeon

When coal country keeps foundering, what will the loud-mouthed president say then? What lies… A relatively old man. I will die in the foreseeable future; this will will have no effect on me. On the future? Sweet Jesus… Republicans lie, Appalachian Democrats enable and nobody does anything meaningful or positive Lawrence O’ Donnell had Bill […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — I now understand

Dispatches from Wolf Country — I now understand

The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression. — Mencken This story from Keith Olbermann’s daily Podcast “Resist!” presented by GQ raised a question in my mind that I’m going to struggle with. […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Exposure to Russians? Really?

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Exposure to Russians? Really?

A bad idea unless you don’t care,  you just want to scare everyone  to death… Think people in the eye of  Trump-Storm would have some clue? Wrong! You can’t ask what the president knew and when, because with this guy, you can’t be sure if he every knew anything before or after anything…Constitution, Policy, Politics […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country –Tripping Over Being’s Hard Core

Dispatches from Wolf Country –Tripping Over Being’s Hard Core

I always found time to struggle through Umberto Eco’s stuff, even though it was a hard day at the literary coal face. Most literary philosophers are like that, of course; Foucault’s Pendulum really made my eyes ache, and as Wiki points out, Anthony Burgess said that it had so many arcane references and allusions that […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Act of Malice

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Act of Malice

This is not an act of mercy. This is an act of malice. Say a prayer for ourselves and for our country. RFK Congressman Joseph Kennedy III is one of the large number of Kennedy family members who serve in government. Grandson of Bobby Kennedy, he represents Massachusetts’ 4th Congressional District. This is definitely Kennedy […]

Veterans do not want pity

Veterans do not want pity

The way in which we care for military veterans in this country is shameful, to say the least. And, so far in the Trump administration’s first term, there has been no movement to correct it.

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Riding Galloping Gertie in the Trump era

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Riding Galloping Gertie in the Trump era

A real come-to-Zarathustra Moment of Abyss-staring Added  Complexity to a Process Causes a Very Different Result Complexity makes simple errors far more dangerous The Olympic Peninsula is separated from the central part of western Washington by a large hole that’s filled with salt water. The peninsula itself juts from the southern part of western Washington […]

Dispatches for Wolf Country — Honky Tonk Orangutan

Dispatches for Wolf Country — Honky Tonk Orangutan

Nudie Suits went the way of Uncle Dave Mason and the Great Speckled Bird Any American Boy struggling with unrequited love, wet dreams, parents and the future trusting only God and a Gibson guitar can sing these songs and own them You know who doesn’t get the respect he deserves today? Ray Price. Like a […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Of Generous Intent

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Of Generous Intent

Interlocutor: Hey, buddy, remember when what’s his name gave that speech about whatever it was and  the Republicans were all acting like it was time to break out the free Bubble Up and Rainbow stew? When the hell was that, it seems a long time ago? Responder:  Buddy, it was two days ago… He shall […]

Introducing Storysuits: MN Vet Empowers Young Girls by Creating Storysuits & Writing Children’s Books

Introducing Storysuits: MN Vet Empowers Young Girls by Creating Storysuits & Writing Children’s Books

Storysuits has launched the highly anticipated first book Monkey Do Good and Storysuit on Kickstarter. Josh Mozingo, Storysuits founder and author, followed in his father’s footsteps and joined the Marine Corps in 2004. After attending boot camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego he was assigned MOS 1371, Combat engineer. He was assigned to MWSS-273 and deployed to Iraq in 2006.

Rural Veterans and the Opioid Crisis

Rural Veterans and the Opioid Crisis

Fighting this crisis is difficult and demands action on numerous fronts – we need to focus on prioritizing and empowering the VA so that veterans have quality, affordable physical and mental health care. Our community leaders must take the steps necessary to pursue real solutions to opioid abuse.

“God of Surprises” Sham

“God of Surprises” Sham

(Malachias 3:6-7) “God of Surprises” Sham By: Eric Gajewski For I am the Lord, and I change not In order for the Conciliarist’s to continue advancing their progressivist agenda they needed a new catch phrase. One of the latest is Antipope Francis’s “God of Surprises”. The reality is God is not surprised by false teachers […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — We’re Still Laughing

Dispatches from Wolf Country — We’re Still Laughing

Ajax: One thing that never survives this place is a sense of humor.   Wade Wilson: We’ll see about that! — Dead Pool I must admit that one thing that had me worried about the whole Trump thing was that we might just lose our senses of humor and the ridiculous over this really unfortunate turn of events. […]

Jewish War Veterans donates to Veterans Administration

Jewish War Veterans donates to Veterans Administration

Jewish War Veterans of the United States Sharon Post 735 recently presented a check in the amount of $1,600 to Richard Leeman, assistant chief of Voluntary Service and Lana Otis, Voluntary Services program manager at the Brockton Campus of the Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System.

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