House Republicans this week moved to clarify veterans’ status under their proposed new health care bill and hopefully erase one of their political opponents’ chief criticisms about the controversial measure.
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This ludicrous game of international “whack a mole” that the US/West/Russian intelligence and military services seem to be playing with international terrorism has to come to a resounding end, with the disgusting and revolting attacks on little girls attending an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England yesterday. If this is not the final alarm bell […]
In a vain attempt to streamline global new world order governance, it is sometimes very tempting for “macro” world leaders to simply implement domestic and global policies which completely steam roll over the rights of their individual citizens, for purposes of ease of control and rule, rather than taking the time out to deal with, and rectify, the multiple internecine conflicts, fundamental denials of human and civil rights, race/religious/ethnic tensions, and the rampant injustices which plague their people.
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 […]
Nancy Pelosi’s claim that ‘seven million veterans will lose their tax credit’ under the GOP health bill
While listing a series of criticisms of the House Republican bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, Pelosi described it as “Robin Hood in reverse” that hurts those in need, such as veterans.
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 […]
“Already this year, using the Choice Program, veterans have received 42 percent more approvals to see the doctor of their choosing.
For the last several decades, but even more so since the election of Donald Trump, the Democrats refuse to accept reality . . . the reality that the liberal-progressive programs they have been shoving down the throats of the American citizens, have done nothing more than pile an unthinkable amount of debt upon the shoulders […]
Among Democrats’ many gripes with the House Republican health care bill is the fact that it’s missing a special protection for veterans.
The Trump administration has not yet set up a promised White House hotline for veterans’ complaints nearly four months after President Trump took office, the Military Times reported.
The Legislature’s budget committee called Thursday for more legislative oversight of the Wisconsin veterans trust fund after an audit showed $55 million was transferred to the fund from the veterans home at King while $20 million worth of maintenance needs were delayed.
A bill being considered by the Colorado Legislature would give veterans a free lifetime small-game hunting and fishing license.
The state Assembly passed a bill Monday to provide legal representation for people who were honorably discharged from the military but have since been deported.
Coloradans should take heart that a bill moving through the legislature would make it easier for veterans to translate military training into college credit.
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 […]
Veterans will continue to have access to private health-care facilities closer to their homes with quicker appointments, as provided by the Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act.
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 […]
The health care bill that Republicans in the House of Representatives passed this week could strip 7 million veterans
If average Americans could visit the sprawling countries of Eurasia, including Russia, Khazakstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Turkey, China, and other nations, they would quickly surmise that those nations are literally drenched in oil, gas, minerals, and natural resource wealth which is literally just begging to be developed and marketed in the international stream of commerce. […]
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), who sits on the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, blasted the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for outsourcing its suicide line.
Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced legislation to more swiftly connect veterans in crisis directly with professionally trained responders through a confidential and toll-free hotline.
With the recent Syrian tomahawk missile attack by the Trump Administration after what appeared to have been dubious evidence of Syrian culpability, President Donald Trump lost a great deal of his loyal supporters and followers. This is because tens of millions of Americans (as well as hundreds of millions of people overseas) felt that he […]
Missouri’s lieutenant governor hopes a bill signed by President Donald Trump will help improve veterans’ access to health care in the southwest corner of the state.
In the week of his 100th day in office, Donald Trump will sign four executive orders, including ones calling for reviews of offshore drilling regulations and national monument designations on federal lands.
More military veterans will soon be able to hunt or fish for free at certain events in Mississippi.
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 […]
President Donald Trump plans to sign legislation to extend temporarily a program that gives veterans access to private-sector health care.
As a candidate, Donald Trump made veterans services a top issue. He promised to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs, saying often that veterans aren’t treated with the respect they deserve.
Democratic and Republican lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to create a program that would help veterans become farmers and establish a logo to differentiate the state’s veteran-grown products.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) today announced the introduction of the Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act, a bill to require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire additional Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) specialists in order to ensure veterans have greater access to effective and tailored treatment.