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Billions have been spent on these Wars of choice! With those Billions spent Billions were made by many, new multi-millionaires with connections were produced as well as a high priced merc private ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Dec 21, 2010 at 03:32 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Beginning Sunday, 3 October, the WashPost is running a series of articles on brain injuries suffered by soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. I'm a Vietnam veteran who retired from active duty in 1995 ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 145 comments on Mon Oct 04, 2010 at 01:34 AM PDT with 199 Recommends
ProPublica and National Public Radio (NPR) are reporting that soldiers ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 138 comments on Thu Sep 09, 2010 at 05:43 AM PDT with 278 Recommends
OK, this is apolitical but important. I got a friend of mine that is taking part in a Boston Red Sox sponsored event to raise money for returning wounded Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. http://www....
by aaraujo
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 01:53 PM PST with 8 Recommends
A little more than a year ago I introduced many of you to Leslie Kammerdiener in a diary ...
by Icarus Diving
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 06:19 PM PST with 2 Recommends
2,000 x 2,300/month. That would be the current cost. Do the math. $4,600,000/month. $55,200,000. The cost of providing stipends to family members who take care of severely wounded veterans of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Dec 24, 2009 at 03:04 AM PST with 34 Recommends
We lead off with the ending of the first part of ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Dec 18, 2009 at 08:08 AM PST with 9 Recommends
This photo by Brandi Simons accompanied a recent article by Mary Jordan profiling Sen. Tom ...
by henry porter
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Nov 12, 2009 at 09:07 AM PST with 21 Recommends
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Sep 02, 2009 at 05:16 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The following (the start of the body of this diary) is a comment I left on a fine diary by jedley. It's on the Rec list. It's about wingnut violence and the FBI's involvement, among other ...
by wewhodream
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2009 at 09:35 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
This is about a soldier named Kevin who was seriously wounded in Afghanistan in May of last year. He and three others were in a Humvee that was the target of a suicide bomber. Kevin and one other ...
by Icarus Diving
Comment Count 149 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2009 at 01:18 AM PST with 474 Recommends
I've recently started posting diaries relating to links for military and veteran related issues and am glad they've been well received. Here's another, pertaining to Traumatic Brain Injury. My ...
by Maura Satchell
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2008 at 02:06 PM PST with 9 Recommends
In 2004, the day after George Bush was re-elected, my life as I knew it ended. I learned the hard lesson that many who sustain a traumatic brain injury learn. TBI survivor, and author of I'll ...
by DEQ54
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Aug 28, 2008 at 11:31 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Heal the Country . I most certainly am not an Edward Tick, author ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2008 at 12:11 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
There are many examples of the Bush administration's habit of transferring the consequences of its failures to non-governmental entities to clean up. From food banks stretched to the breaking point ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jun 04, 2008 at 05:31 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 28, 2008 at 12:36 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I'm also a professional in the field of drug addiction. I've been tempted to write a diary about it for a long time, but haven't. Today, I went to a conference about Promoting Recovery with Recovery ...
by JohnMac
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri May 23, 2008 at 07:15 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
For the past three days, this five-part diary series has shared the experiences of Rachel, an Iraq War Veteran, and her encounters with the private military contractor, KBR. In a series of interviews,
by NeverStopTheProgress
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 15, 2008 at 09:46 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Wait. Pastor Agnostic has to take a deep breath before screaming on. Ok. THOSE BLOODY, BRAINLESS, VILE ASSES! Whew, now I feel ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2008 at 07:11 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
cross posted from Sancho Press. http://sanchopress.com/ There is also a war going on. There are men and women dying and getting maimed. There are men and women getting screwed by the right ...
by TKK
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2008 at 08:10 AM PDT with 9 Recommends