The Pentagon would have to resume support for Rutgers University’s suicide-prevention hotline for veterans under House-passed legislation setting defense policy for the 12 months beginning Oct. 1.
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As the Trump administration begins the process of overhauling Obama-era regulations meant to protect federal student loan borrowers, mainly those attending for-profit colleges, one group is pressing Department of Education officials to maintain rigorous oversight: veterans and service members.
President Donald Trump has now successfully won over much of the major mainstream media, and the ones that he hasn’t, are struggling against the ropes, defending their entire existence as mouthpieces for the Deep State with their “fake news.” The sheer tenacity, power, and positive attitude of President Trump, as a seasoned New York City […]
Donald Trump Jr Did Nothing Wrong By Collecting Criminal Information on Hillary Clinton From Any Source
Donald Trump Jr did nothing wrong by collecting potential criminally incriminating information about a prospective presidential candidate Hillary Clinton from ANY source, as this would protect the American people, the United States of America, and further the interests of law enforcement and justice.
Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed into law a bill to create a preference for military veterans in awarding state contracts.
I could go on for pages about the G20 and the sad and shameful performance of the President/Manatee for Life, but why would I want to? The meeting with Putin and the orchestration of it so successfully by Lavrov and Putin to keep the competent out and the naifs in, the absurd fawning posture of […]
The congressional midterm elections are still 16 months away, but that hasn’t stopped a growing number of Democratic candidates with military experience from starting their bids for office.
As they return this week from a July Fourth break, lawmakers are set to discuss Department of Veterans Affairs health care, its 2018 budget
Much like Adam Garrie declared in his recent seminal article in the news periodical The Duran, entitled “5 reasons American foreign policy is insanely dangerous and dangerously insane,” undersigned author is also a loyal Trump supporter, mainly for the reasons echoed in that piece in that Donald Trump appears to be a refreshing break from […]
The battle over the future of Medicaid in the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has given little attention to how reduced funding will affect military veterans.
Matthew Rodriguez is no longer a machine-gunner in the Marines, an infantry member in Afghanistan fighting to push back the Taliban in the town of Marja.
As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist: He is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational art, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he a soldier.
President Donald Trump is back at his New Jersey golf club for the July 4th holiday weekend.
In a hugely symbolic victory of sound economics and practicality triumphing over stupid, backwards and idiotic sectarian violence, religious, and ethnic discrimination, the French oil refining company Total has successfully brokered a joint oil drilling/natural gas development deal with Qatar (Sunni dominated) and Iran (Shia dominated) as joint partners. Only a few weeks ago, Saudi […]
As Republicans strive mightily and perversely for a health-care system that would increase the uninsured by 22 million people, they should ponder the impact on a particularly deserving group veterans.
It is now a sign of success and well adjustment to be completely and totally sociopathic in the modern day developed first world. If one exhibits any semblance of humanity or compassion, one is considered altogether weak and not fully adapted to the consumer-driven culture of the current age, where not only are articles of […]
Air Force veteran Billy Ramos, from Simi Valley, Calif., is 53 and gets health insurance for himself and for his family from Medicai
Major veterans’ organizations are voicing concerns about a Senate GOP bill to repeal the nation’s health care law, fearing the impact of rising insurance costs and worried the underfunded Department of Veterans Affairs won’t be able to fill the coverage gap.
Veterans and advocacy groups across the country are blasting the Senate’s attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, fearing that the cuts to Medicaid will impact hundreds of thousands of former soldiers across the country.
One man’s road is another man’s rut, one man’s if is another man’s but One man’s treasure is another man’s trash, one man’s landin’ is another man’s crash One man’s word is another man’s lie, one man’s dirt is another man’s sky One man’s skin is another man’s color, one man’s killer is another man’s […]
I have absolute and immense respect for living and fallen veterans. I have no doubt they were and are heroic in their fortitude and efforts.
There’s been a lot happening, and I have been not writing because I really haven’t wanted to. This is turning into a META-time; so much happening that we need to look at the underlying issues and try to see trends rather than just reacting. And then, the Trump situation blows up on another front, or the same front, or multiple fronts.
Private-sector California employers might soon be able to establish a voluntary preference for hiring military veterans regardless of when the veterans served, thanks to a bill that recently passed the state assembly.
The Senate approved broad legislation Tuesday to make firing employees easier for the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs, part of an accountability effort urged by President Donald Trump following years of high-profile problems.
The People Must Be Leery Of Strengthening Terrorists Within Own Governments In Fight Against Terrorism
Although the vast majority of federal and state law enforcement can safely be declared to be decent, hard working, honorable men and women keeping law and order within their respective nations, the fact remains that there are also an awful lot of bad, indecent, cruel, power hungry, greedy, violent, dishonest, and criminal elements also within their ranks.
We should throw their ambassador the hell out of the United States of America! — John McCain, MSNBC, May 17, 2017 Trump no more about making America Great Again than Twin Peaks is a quirky Noir — Farrell This is actually kind of meta especially in light of the withdrawal from Paris Climate deal. Trump […]
Suicide prevention hotline for veterans still falling short, more than a year after troubling report
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) which manages the nation’s suicide prevention hotline for veterans, has been unable to implement seven recommendations from its own inspector general designed to improve the crisis line’s performance
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.
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.