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Last night, Jon Stewart devoted the entire show to talking about our veterans, and how so many of them are dealing with a horrible backlog in processing their claims at the VA. Sam Bee had a 2-part ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
"If military action is worth our troops’ blood, it should be worth our treasure, too — not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 03:52 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
"If military action is worth our troops’ blood, it should be worth our treasure, too — not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 04:43 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
  Politics Done Right ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 09:55 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Original Post HERE . I am ashamed of myself for not doing my small part to make this an issue that is publicized and one to fight for. America should be ashamed of itself ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 02:22 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Today, Change.org brought a case to my attention; which calls for immediate action. Nicole, whose last name is March, tells a heartwarming tale of woe, concerning her father "James March" and ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 03:21 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
"If military action is worth our troops' blood, it should be worth our treasure, too; not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. 2013 ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 11:05 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
And Rightfully So!! As I put in reply at Kleins article, "Pony Up Joe, you, from that lofty post, haven't paid a dime for these wars but especially the long term results of, the peoples ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 04:30 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
“We are dealing with veterans, not procedures—with their problems, not ours.” —General Omar Bradley, First Administrator of the Veterans Administration The life and death of Clay ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 05:16 PM PST with 12 Recommends
As well as for Military spouses and families First Lady Michelle Obama Challenges Governors of all 50 States to Ease Service Members' Transition to Civilian Work ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 05:34 AM PST with 5 Recommends
So the big buzz word for the political obstruction currently is 'Sequestration' and the knife is approaching. Now word is that the Veterans Administration won't be affected by the coming government ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." - Abraham Lincoln You would think that the oh so 'patriotic', mostly of the t(r)epublican herd just ask them, the rest of us ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 09:52 AM PST with 4 Recommends
How does a Country HONOR It's Fallen, by Their Own 'Sacrifice' in Taking Care of the Brothers and Sisters They Served With!! Country Must 'Sacrifice', not just Groups Within nor Just Non Profits ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 07:29 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I got a call last week from Senator Sherrod Brown's Office. The call was prompted by a Kossack whose son had been helped by the Senator’s office. [Thank you, whoever you are!] The call came from ...
by llbear
Comment Count 102 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 03:04 PM PST with 288 Recommends
A quick update diary to two I recently posted, one much earlier today. This just hit the wires a couple of hours ago: Commander denies SEAL's claim made in Esquire ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 04:47 PM PST with 56 Recommends
UpDating an earlier post that followed the growing questions about the Esquire article about the SEAL Team 6 member on the raid on the bin Laden compound. The author of the controversial Esquire ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 07:08 AM PST with 5 Recommends
President Obama’s Commitment to Veterans Must Remain a Second-Term Priority February 13, 2013 - In last night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 03:53 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Reading the posting yesterday, when it first hit, the first thought I had as to what really was misinformation was an attempt to market an upcoming book. My guess, only, the author of the piece and ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 11:42 AM PST with 31 Recommends
And not on his nomination to be Secretary of Defense in 2013. Vets see promise in Hagel and his short VA tenure And who's leading the Hagel Witch Hunt especially in the Senate, and the press are not ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 06:19 AM PST with 5 Recommends
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, vow in an interview with The Pentagon Channel in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, to continue leading the Joining Forces ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 05:33 AM PST with 17 Recommends