Category Archives: Veteran’s Affairs

Soldier of Fortune Days: A Self-Indulgent Memoir

Those were wilder times, hardier times, memorable and loose. The veterans of Vietnam were not yet aged and, as happens after wars, did not settle easily into selling air filters at the NAPA outlet. They had lain atop Amtracs in … Continue reading

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Vets told they can ‘buy back’ 2nd Amendment rights

 ‘This is illegal and is called extortion’ Yep, they subjected us to a lifetime of authoritarian indoctrination that made us vulnerable to the lies that bated us into “serving our country.” Then they used us, abused us and then dropped … Continue reading

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Vets still suffer 18 years after forced Anthrax Vaccine

“…The government has wronged our vets and sentenced them to early death due to complications.” Yep, and it pisses me off especially because I am one of those Vets. See my personal story at Update: And a Grateful Nation Says “It’s … Continue reading

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Prof. Krugman Praises VA Hospitals. They Prove Government Health Care Works.

Whatever he says, take the other side. You won’t lose. via Prof. Krugman Praises VA Hospitals. They Prove Government Health Care Works.. The Essence of Liberty Volume I: Liberty and History chronicles the rise and fall of the noble experiment with constitutionally … Continue reading

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The War on America’s Military Veterans, Waged with SWAT Teams, Surveillance and Neglect

Yet if the government won’t abide by its commitment to respect our constitutional rights to be free from government surveillance and censorship, if it completely tramples on our right to due process and fair hearings, and routinely denies us protection … Continue reading

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Ft. Hood: An Avoidable Tragedy

Government officials and the media only talk about the symptoms that lead to these tragic events…They will all call for more government intervention… But they will never question the two causes of these tragedies That is just the way government “works.” … Continue reading

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Sexual Assaults In The Military Are At An All-Time High And Most Of Them Are Male On Male

Support the troops my ass! Ooops. I probably shouldn’t put it that way. lol — jtl, 419 By Michael Snyder via The American Dream There is a raging epidemic of sexual assault in the U.S. military.  A report released by … Continue reading

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Wounded Warriors Project A Legal Scam

Sad to say, the Wounded Warrior Project is bled dry by a top heavy, greedy executive structure and the remaining funds are disbursed to multi-tier distribution organizations with similar management structures. By the time the money actually goes to direct … Continue reading

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Veterans Day: From Another Angle

So I  understand when veterans get together and give patriotic speeches at a thousand  Legion halls around the world. Yet, listening to the speeches, I wondered at  the near total disconnect from reality. It always makes me uncomfortable when someone … Continue reading

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Former US Soldiers Turned Into Hopeless Drug Addicts

Young Americans, who are sent across the ocean to “defend democracy,” return home, but their country no longer needs them. During one (of many) of my different stages of post-Vietnam anger, I was fond of telling anyone that would listen … Continue reading

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