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Saudi Lobbyists Recruiting Veterans to Kill 9/11 Lawsuit

By Brian McGlinchey 28PAGES.ORG February 15, 2017   Saudi Lobbyists Recruiting Veterans to Kill 9/11 Lawsuit Veterans told they’re shielding the U.S. military—in reality, they’re only protecting the Saudi monarchy     Using misinformation and lots of cash, Saudi Arabia is recruiting well-meaning U.S. military veterans into its campaign to eviscerate a recently-passed law allowing 9/11 families to sue […]

Saudi Lobbyists Recruiting Veterans to Kill 9/11 Lawsuit

Veterans Are Joining Forces With Standing Rock Protestors In North Dakota

Veterans Are Joining Forces With Standing Rock Protestors In North Dakota

By Amanda Froelich True Activist November 23, 2016   Veterans Are Joining Forces With Standing Rock Protestors In North Dakota Hundreds of veterans from around the country are preparing to support Standing Rock protestors between the 4th and 7th of December.     Tension between Standing Rock protestors and military personnel near Cannon Ball, North […]


The Disposable Veterans

The Disposable Veterans

By Karen De Coster LewRockwell.com July 29, 2016   The Disposable Veterans     The obituary says he “lost his battle with PTSD.” He lost his battle for freedom and a quality life once he signed up to be used as cannon fodder for the US Government. Quote: “Ketchum had been struggling with PTSD and substance abuse after […]


Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 31, 2016 Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt   Three recent stories regarding three government agencies — the IRS, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) — show why we should oppose big government for practical, as well as philosophical, reasons. In […]

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Playing the Government’s Game: When It Comes to Violence, We All Lose

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 6, 2016   Playing the Government’s Game: When It Comes to Violence, We All Lose   “When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – pull your beard, flick your face – to make […]

Armed and Dangerous: If Police Don’t Have to Protect the Public, What Good Are They?

Another VA Headache: Privacy Violations Rising at Veterans’ Medical Facilities

By Annie Waldman and Charles Ornstein ProPublica December 30, 2015   Another VA Headache: Privacy Violations Rising at Veterans’ Medical Facilities Deceased vets’ data has been sent to the wrong widows. Employees have snooped on the records of patients who’ve committed suicide. And whistleblowers say their own medical privacy has been violated. In response, the […]


307,000 veterans died awaiting Veterans Affairs health care, report finds

By Against Crony Capitalism September 13, 2015   307,000 veterans died awaiting Veterans Affairs health care, report finds     Treating veterans is very expensive. I would hate to look at the projections the actuaries and accountants come up with each quarter at Veterans Affairs. At best they are a wash of nonsensical numbers. At […]


One-third of veterans on pending (VA) medical care list already dead

By Against Crony Capitalism July 14, 2015   One-third of veterans on pending (VA) medical care list already dead     I was talking to someone a few months ago about the medical challenges facing our veterans and this person made the point that treating vets is very expensive. Once they pass however they are […]


This Memorial Day parade is brought to you (in part) by Kuwait and Taiwan

By Alex Lazar OpenSecrets.org May 24, 2015   This Memorial Day parade is brought to you (in part) by Kuwait and Taiwan     Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and that means lots of activity in the nation’s capital — including the National Memorial Day Parade. Organized by the American Veterans Center, the parade […]

NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE 2014

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VA Sending Veterans’ Mental Health Information to the FBI to Aid Gun Restrictions

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute April 22, 2015   VA Sending Veterans’ Mental Health Information to the FBI to Aid Gun Restrictions     A February 2012 memorandum of understanding between the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) lays out a process pursuant to which the […]