The new name for the Democrat Party should rightly be the CONTRA-CONSTITUTIONAL PARTY. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, contra means, in opposition or contrast to, which is a perfect description of the modern day Democrat Party’s opposition to the U.S. Constitution. It can no longer be thought of as the party of John F. Kennedy […]
Makes iron-arsed old Irish guys from upstate like me tear up Frenetic activity and absurd levels of impossible expectation The Bits of Sadness, Madness and Joy Remain As an Irish-American Non-believing and Non-believing Catholic, I have had a changing relationship with Christmas. I suppose it was baby-boomer child prosperity that caused us all to have […]
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.
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 […]
Three Wisconsin legislators have come together to propose a bill to create an alert system when veterans go missing.
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.
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, […]
It was interesting to hear the President of the United States talking about veteran problems and fixing them.
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 […]
Lawmakers this month sent an expanded GI educational benefits bill, known as the “Forever GI Bill” to President Donald Trump’s desk to sign.
Pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement or the Trans-Pacific Partnership international treaties by President Donald Trump was no big deal, relatively, because no one was in any real or immediate danger of dying because of it, regardless of what the alarmist climate progressives or international globalist corporations may have screamed about.
In one of their latest, hidden games of nefarious politics, the New York City Deep State local government continues to bicker, sabotage and undercut each other, using the most visible and sensitive aspects of Big Apple life, the MTA Subway System. One only has to have ridden the subway in the last few months to […]
Wisconsin officials were warned that they could lose funding for their homeless veterans programs if they didn’t restructure them.
Forever GI Bill now headed to President Trump’s desk to become law.
It’s truly time to pin the blame on the parties/individuals responsible for, on a near daily basis, bringing the world to the brink of nuclear war in World War III. Because of the serious nature of their constant provocations, it is no longer acceptable for these mysterious, cowardly, and elusive figures to find peace and […]
For all of the faults of the previous President Barack Obama administration, mainly created by various elements of which he had little to no control over, one can not deny that President Barack Obama made enormous strides in addressing and redressing the historic and deeply entrenched human rights violations existing within the American psyche and […]
It’s an attempt to address a stark reality former military service members and their families face: Finding reliable data on veterans who have died from suicide.
The very sad news emanating out of San Antonio Texas today relates to a semi-tractor trailer filled to the brim with scores of illegal aliens from Mexico who literally died from heat exposure where their heart rates were reported to be over 130 beats per minute and their bodies were “hot to the touch” as […]
Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed into law a bill to create a preference for military veterans in awarding state contracts.
As they return this week from a July Fourth break, lawmakers are set to discuss Department of Veterans Affairs health care, its 2018 budget
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.