Anybody else got gallows humor thought about that coffee cup? We always figured that the presidents — from Washington to Obama — had a pretty good idea of what they were supposed to be doing and would try to do it. This guy? Not so much. No unifying theme except his ego, insecurity, greed, and pathological […]
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Reagan, his sane advisers and possibly Nancy’s astrologer became concerned… Rising tide might lift all boats, but not all boats rise at the same rate I remember waiting for my wife to get out of work on a wet, rainy evening in 1982, sitting in my VW Sirocco in a spring rain at Fort Huachuca, […]
A $24 million “bait and switch” college education scam — targeting U.S. military veterans could send two women to prison.
We covered a lot of ground in Part I that addressed the NFL football players denigrating the American flag, disrespecting the National Anthem, and throwing mud in the face of the first responders who protect the American citizens from mayhem, crime, and anarchy – the police and law enforcement officers across the country. I called […]
The current spectacle of the NFL football players denigrating the American flag, disrespecting the National Anthem, and throwing mud in the face of the first responders who protect the American citizens from mayhem, crime, and anarchy – the police and law enforcement officers across the country, is despicable and anti-American. Additionally, such behavior is tantamount […]
Members of Congress from Virginia say chronic late payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs to doctors are jeopardizing care for the state’s aging veteran population.
Following repeated last-minute requests from the Department of Veterans Affairs for billions of dollars to keep a private care access program running, lawmakers have introduced legislation to crack down on how the agency comes calling for more money.
April may be the cruelest month, but this October has been an absolute nightmare, and I see no reason to hope it’s going to get better. The south continues to be targeted by a succession of hurricanes, and the Republicans are now planning a succession of attempts to lower taxes on the rich. Since Houston, […]
The definition of integrity is doing the right thing when no one is looking. How do you apply an appropriate term to an individual who tells a blatant lie in front of 330 million people, and then tries to excuse his falsehood with even more lies? Has the American public grown so use to the […]
Trump administration wants to weaken law protecting veterans from predatory for-profit colleges, senators say
The Trump administration is moving to waive an ethics law that some senators say protects veterans from predatory for-profit colleges, and they are urging officials to change course and keep the protections in place.
Three Wisconsin legislators have come together to propose a bill to create an alert system when veterans go missing.
The impact of the 21st Century in its short phylogenesis has produced a pseudonymous willingness to accept the most threatening viewpoints and behavior yet seen on the planet. Implied within this overview is the precept that free will is the natural basis of our collective makeup. Nevertheless, the flight from personal liberty and […]
Federal officials plan to crack down on what they view as predatory lending schemes — reminiscent of the toxic practices seen during the housing boom
“Once Upon A Time, In a Galaxy Far, Far Away” the left wing of the political spectrum were the vanguard of opposing the globalist warfare matrix. The anti-war movement changed the world in the 1960’s and stopped the bloody carnage in Viet Nam. Judging by today’s standards, that world is forgotten and the replacement culture […]
The effort reflects the party’s determination to retake control of at least one chamber of Congress next year.
Are you disappointed with Donald Trump’s bellicose continuing with the deployment in Afghanistan? Well, if you are not; you should be. Predicting a non-ideological President, who prides himself on making pragmatic decisions, raises prognostication to a new level of mystical proportions. Instilling hope during an election campaign seldom translates into dynamic action on every pledge […]
Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act would likely have negative consequences for veterans, a group that Republicans lawmakers typically champion, according to a report released by the nonprofit Rand Corporation on Thursday.
To hear Reps. Joyce Beatty and Steve Stivers tell it, Columbus is an ideal place to host the National Veterans Memorial and Museum.
With some Republicans and Democrats lining up to pass a legislative version of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)—the Obama-era program that protects young children of immigrants from deportation
There comes a time, usually proceeding an election, when we stop to think about those who will promise us anything in exchange for our vote. We all know the folks I am referring to . . . yup, it’s the same individual running for office that if elected will spend nearly all of his/her time, […]
Did he bring the family? What’s the Mother’s name.Mary, oh, I’m so nervous! I read the book today, Mary Hail, Hail Mary. Lenny Bruce, 1967 The problem with people who bring religion to their politics is that they’re obsessed with sex. It’s never “I’m a devout Anglican, therefore I couldn’t possibly vote for a […]
One ad for a 2018 congressional candidate shows him wearing a T-shirt with an unofficial Marine Corps motto, “Pain is weakness leaving the body.”
The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities…Washington Ye have no more religion than my horse; gold is your God; which of you have not barter’d your conscience for bribes? Is there a […]
Is there anyone on the planet that does not have their personal lives exposed to the data collection behemoth of the corporatist and government partnership? Google was developed with and under the intelligence funding of the deep state. The marvel of a premier digital search engine was welcomed as a tremendous achievement by everyone who […]
It was interesting to hear the President of the United States talking about veteran problems and fixing them.
One day after a searing speech tearing into the media and some Republicans, President Trump returned Wednesday to calls for unity and love as he spoke to veterans Wednesday at an American Legion conference.
Betrayal, liars, lack of credibility, hacks, are but a few descriptions of those we have elected to office. Folks, we have allowed the federal government to steal our country. America is no longer a country where we have a government “by the people and for the people”. Today we are witnessing a government which is […]
Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more. It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing.–MacBeth. Act 5. Scene 2 “That was some weird shit.” GWB, 20 Jan 2017 Chair-leg biting, glossolalia-styled, pointless […]
Lawmakers this month sent an expanded GI educational benefits bill, known as the “Forever GI Bill” to President Donald Trump’s desk to sign.
So far from engaging in a war to perpetuate slavery, I am rejoiced that slavery is abolished. I believe it will be greatly for the interests of the South. So fully am I satisfied of this, as regards Virginia especially, that I would cheerfully have lost all I have lost by the war, and have […]