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Exposed: How the VA Red-Flags ‘Disruptive’ Vets

June 25, 2014 1 comment

Exposed: How the VA Red-Flags ‘Disruptive’ Vets

Townhall.com ^ | June 25, 2014 | Michelle MalkinPosted on 6/25/2014, 7:41:22 AM by Kaslin

Imagine how much better off America’s veterans would be if the federal government spent more time delivering actual care and less time compiling tyrannical lists. The death-inducing secret waiting lists for patients are just the tip of the iceberg.

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Did you know, for example, that the VA keeps a database on “disgruntled” and “disruptive” vets that results in arbitrarily restricted care?Disabled Air Force veteran and veterans advocate/attorney Benjamin Krause has been raising questions about the system for months and warning his peers.

Under the VA policy on “patient record flags” PRFs, federal bureaucrats can classify vets as “threats” based on assessments of their “difficult,” “annoying” and “non-compliant” behavior.The VA manual says the flags “are used to alert Veterans Health Administration medical staff and employees of patients whose behavior and characteristics may pose a threat either to their safety, the safety of other patients, or compromise the delivery of quality health care.

 

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RON PAUL: ~ The VA Scandal is Just the Tip of the Military Abuse Iceberg

May 28, 2014 6 comments

The VA Scandal is Just the Tip of the Military Abuse IcebergTownhall.com ^ | May 28, 2014 | Ron PaulPosted on 5/28/2014, 7:48:53 AM by Kaslinresident Obama held a press conference last week to express his outrage over reports that the Veterans Administration was routinely delaying treatment to veterans, with some veterans even dying while on alleged secret waiting lists.

 

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The president said that, “if these allegations prove to be true, it is dishonorable, it is disgraceful, and I will not tolerate it, period.” He vowed that, together with Congress, he would “make sure we’re doing right by our veterans across the board.

 

“The president is right to be upset over the mistreatment of US military veterans, especially those who return home with so many physical and mental injuries. Veterans should not be abused when they seek the treatment promised them when they enlisted.

 

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Gunny G: WHY HAS THIS FLAG BEEN A WORLDWIDE SYMBOL OF OPPOSITION TO STATE TYRANNY??????

May 27, 2014 2 comments

Gunny G: WHY HAS THIS FLAG BEEN A WORLDWIDE SYMBOL OF OPPOSITION TO STATE TYRANNY??????

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Bodies of 28 Veterans At LA County Morgue Will Finally Receive Proper Burial

May 25, 2014 4 comments

Bodies of 28 Veterans At LA County Morgue Will Finally Receive Proper Burial

KCBS/KCAL-TV ^ | 5/23/2014 | Staff

Posted on 5/25/2014, 11:55:33 AM by ExNewsExSpook

The bodies of 28 veterans at the L.A. County Morgue were finally moved Friday for burial to the Riverside National Cemetery.

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CBS2/KCAL9 pressed the L.A. County Coroner’s Office Thursday to find out why the bodies had not yet received a proper burial after a source indicated there may have been as many as 60 veterans at the morgue for the past year and a half.

 

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It Takes a Radical: The Very Political Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton

May 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Originally posted on Kingsjester's Blog:

PROLOGUE: This past week I researched the following information and recorded it as a 4 part series about the 2016 presumptive Democratic Presidential Candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton. I am offering it today, as a 5,500 word essay, because I feel that it is imperative to share this information in a form where it will be easy for you , gentle readers to share with your friends and family. 

Please take this opportunity to do so. Our nation’s future may depend on it.

God Bless.

Hillary Clinton 1On October 26, 1947, Hillary Diane Rodham entered this world in Chicago, Illinois.

Hillary Rodham, the oldest daughter of Hugh Rodham, a prosperous fabric store owner, and Dorothy Emma Howell Rodham, was raised in Park Ridge, Illinois, a quaint little suburb located 15 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Hillary has two younger brothers, Hugh Jr. (born 1950) and Anthony (born 1954).

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RUSH – Flashback: Obama Wanted to Charge Wounded Veterans for Treatment

May 23, 2014 1 comment

RUSH – Flashback: Obama Wanted to Charge Wounded Veterans for Treatment

http://www.RushLimbaugh.com ^ | May 22, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 5/23/2014, 1:34:53 AM by Yosemitest

Flashback: Obama Wanted to Charge Wounded Veterans for Treatment

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RUSH: Ralph in Omaha.

Welcome to the program. Hello.

 

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Injured veterans program faces the ax

May 22, 2014 Leave a comment

Injured veterans program faces the ax

The Hill ^ | 05/22/14 | Alexander Bolton

Posted on 5/22/2014, 10:05:19 AM by Second Amendment First

Hundreds of veterans with traumatic brain injuries will get kicked out of assisted living facilities this fall unless policymakers in Washington soon extend an expiring pilot program.

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Lawmakers are in an uproar over reports that dozens of veterans may have died because of obstacles to obtaining medical treatment at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals, but Congress may contribute to the problem by failing to act on pending legislation.

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Obama’s mad-and-not-going-to-take-it-anymore doesn’t solve VA Scandal

May 22, 2014 4 comments

By Judi McLeod Thursday, May 22, 2014

Obama’s mad-and-not-going-to-take-it-anymore

President Barack Obama’s Veteran Affairs scandal protestations that he’s as mad as hell and ain’t going to take it anymore is like his first baseball tosses: totally ornamental.

Does Obama, a lifetime legend in his own mind, really think that verbalizing his anger will make the Veterans Affairs scandal go away?

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Following up his effusive “I’m mad” protestations, Obama vowed to “fix whatever is wrong” at the agency, while refusing to throw VA Secretary Eric Shinseki under his well populated

 

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The Roots of Obama’s Madness with Veteran’s Scandal

May 20, 2014 1 comment

The Roots of Obama’s Madness with Veteran’s Scandal

Townhall.com ^ | May 20, 2014 | John Ransom

Posted on 5/20/2014, 8:31:02 AM by Kaslin

Finally we get to witness the president mad about something.

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To understand exactly what he’s mad about, let’s cut to the before and after pictures of the Veterans Administration scandal..EXCERPT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Army Veteran Cracks Code To New World Order, Part 1: RFID New Economy PROTEUS Samsung APPLE (Video) | Alternative

April 17, 2014 1 comment

(Before It’s News)

(N.Morgan) Tracking and surveillance have become apart of a hotly debated issue, in regards to RFID chipping and the like.

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The New World Order’s attempt at trying to get everyone under their thumb and know what,when, and how you are living your life.

 

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Why the Obsession With Flight 370? – LewRockwell.com

April 9, 2014 2 comments

Before anyone jumps to the conclusion that I am insensitive to the fate of the 239 persons aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, and to their families and friends, let me assure you that I empathize as much as others with the suffering inflicted upon these people. But there is something more significant about the presumed deaths of these 239 persons.

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US Companies Reach Out to Hire Veterans | Veterans Today

April 5, 2014 3 comments

by Bernard Shusman – voanews.com

NEW YORK — Despite an improving economy, U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are still having difficulty finding jobs – and their unemployment rate of just under 10 percent is considerably higher than the national average. But a number of companies are committed to making things better.

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Dangerous Old Men… “Everybody knows a Walt Kowalski. He is the grizzled Korean War veteran Clint Eastwood played in the movie Gran Torino.”

February 18, 2014 1 comment

Dangerous Old Men

American Thinker ^ | January 12, 2013 | Ebben Raves

Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:22:54 PM by Neil E. Wright

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Everybody knows a Walt Kowalski. He is the grizzled Korean War veteran Clint Eastwood played in the movie Gran Torino. A man who spends his days sitting on the porch, keeping his house and yard immaculate, satisfied to drink his cheap beer while watching his neighborhood and country go to hell around him.

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He is an anachronism, a dinosaur — part of the old America where you worked hard, took pride in your work and where you lived, and fought for your country and what it stood for when called upon

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Wounded Warriors Project “legal scam” kills off grassroots, all-volunteer…

January 30, 2014 2 comments

Wounded Warriors Project “legal scam” kills off grassroots, all-volunteer…

Gunssavelife.com ^ | 1/29/2014 | unknown

Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2014 12:33:39 PM by rktman

The Wounded Warriors Project, a group that has been called a “legal scam” by veterans, has successfully killed off the all-volunteer Indiana veterans assistance group “Help Indiana Veterans”.

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Will the U.S. military put down a Veterans’ March on D.C. in 2014 as in 1932?…

January 7, 2014 2 comments

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Have you heard of Operation American Spring?

That’s the name of a planned march on Washington, D.C., on May 16.

Retired U.S. Army colonel Harry Riley is calling upon millions of patriots to march upon Washington D.C. to remove Pres. Obama, VP Biden, AG Eric Holder, Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, and Reps. John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi from office.

Riley calls it “OPERATION AMERICAN SPRING – Beginning Of Tyranny Housecleaning” and conceives of three main phases to the plan:

  1. Field as many as ten million unarmed patriots to peacefully assemble in Washington, D.C.
  2. At least one million of the assembled 10 million to stay in D.C. as long as it takes to see the removal from office of Obama, et al.
  3. Principled politicians like former Congressman Allen West and former Sen. Jim DeMint; Senators Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Rand Paul; Reps. Trey Gowdy and Pete Sessions; Gov…

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Veterans groups vow to fight cuts in military pensions

December 23, 2013 57 comments

Veterans groups vow to fight cuts in military pensions

Fox News ^ | 23 Dec 13 | Fox news

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2013 10:13:42 AM by SkyPilot

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The Pentagon\’s top civilian says it\’s time to tame burgeoning military personnel costs, but he\’s facing a test of wills with the nation\’s powerful veterans groups, which want no cut in their benefits.

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Veterans groups are fighting curbs in annual pension increases for military retirees under age 62 that are part of the new budget deal passed by Congress last week and awaiting President Barack Obama\’s signature.

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Betrayal of America’s Vets… “Once again the government broke its promise to military retirees. Last time it was the loss of free medical benefits during the Clinton administration. ” – Coach is Right

December 14, 2013 31 comments

by Jim Emerson, staff writer

Betrayal n. 1. Breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust, or confidence that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals, between organizations or between individuals and organizations.

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Often betrayal is the act of supporting a rival group. It may be a complete break from previously decided upon or presumed norms by one party from the others.

A Nation will be judged by the Way it treats its Veterans… – “George Washington

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Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly Launch Veterans Group for Gun Control….. (GyG: See Related Article ~ Re Judge Roll…)…..

November 9, 2013 1 comment

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly Launch Veterans Group for Gun Control

Breitbart.com ^ | 11/8/2013 | A.W.R. Hawkins

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Posted on Saturday, November 09, 2013 11:55:47 AM by rktman

The gun control PAC of Gabby Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, is launching a new initiative, \”Veterans for Responsible Solutions.\”

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The ‘White Poppy President’….. “The White Poppy is the symbol of the ‘conscientious objector’.”

November 9, 2013 3 comments

The same president, who barely two months ago tried to keep 80-plus-year-old war veterans from visiting their open-air Washington war memorials, will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Veteran’s Day this Monday.

 

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The same president, who is gutting the U.S. military, will host a breakfast to honor veterans and their families that is closed to the press. (White House Schedule)

 

For reasons above and more, President Barack Obama fully qualifies as ‘The White Poppy President’.

 

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Veteran angered at government sends ‘distress call’ to community

October 12, 2013 Leave a comment

Veteran angered at government sends \’distress call\’ to communityNW Florida Daily News ^ | 10/10/2013 | WENDY VICTORAPosted on Saturday, October 12, 2013 7:43:36 AM by markomalley

 

Edward Armbruster flies the American flag upside down Thursday at his American Business Complex in DeFuniak Springs.

 

 

 

 

“I had to do something,” said the Air Force veteran, who is upset about the government’s treatment of veterans.DeFUNIAK SPRINGS —A retired Air Force veteran who served in Vietnam sent a “distress call” to the community Thursday morning.Edward Armbruster had his son help him turn a large American flag upside down outside his business complex on U.S. Highway 90.

 

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Why World War II Vets?….. “Commentators drew the ironic and sad comparison that the President was far more concerned about “guarding” this open air area, than he had been in sending guards to rescue Ambassador Stevens the night of the attacks in Benghazi. And only in an upside down universe like an Obama administration would anyone ever believe that the World War II memorial needed “guarding” from World War II veterans to begin with. Among the topics I’ve broached in recent years of broadcasts, none have riled the irritation level of the listeners to my 900+ affiliates anywhere equal to the Obama administration’s specific targeting of World War II veterans as payback in the debate over the shutdown. “

October 6, 2013 2 comments

Why World War II Vets?

Townhall.com ^ | October 6, 2013 | Kevin McCullough

Posted on Sunday, October 06, 2013 12:27:51 PM by Kaslin

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For much of this last week, according to the spokespeople for the National Park Service, the NPS has asserted that the White House specifically ordered that they barricade the open air memorial commemorating the sacrifice and service of the veterans of World War II.

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In multiple statements to the press NPS spokespeople made it clear that they were directly instructed by the White House specifically to shut the memorial that had previously never been closed.

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BREAKING: Ride for WW II Veterans Memorial Set October 5th

October 5, 2013 2 comments

BREAKING: Ride for WW II Veterans Memorial Set October 5th

 

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Posted on 10/04/2013 8:51:48 PM PDT by Errant

 

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Less than a month ago, hundreds of thousands of bikers rolled into Washington DC to protest a Muslim march that was planned to be held on the 12th anniversary of 9/11. Even though they were denied a permit, one estimate put the number of bikers who participated in that event at 880,000.

 

 

 

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» WW2 Veterans Threatened With Arrest Over Memorial Visit Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind!

October 2, 2013 1 comment
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Many elderly veterans, some in wheelchairs, broke through the barriers set up around the memorial, as police, park service employees, and tourists looked on.“The Germans and the Japanese couldn’t contain us.

 

They weren’t going to let barriers contain them today.

 

They wanted to see their memorial,” says Armstrong.

 

He says they are considering going ahead with the trip even if the government is still on shutdown, but when he called the parks service, he was told they would face arrest.Armstrong says, “I said, are you kidding me?

 

 

 

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Obama admin. knew about WWII veterans’ request and rejected it

October 2, 2013 1 comment
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Obama admin. knew about WWII veterans’ request and rejected it

 

The Daily Caller ^ | October 2, 2013

 

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The White House and the Department of the Interior rejected a request from Rep. Steven Palazzo’s office to have World War II veterans visit the World War II memorial in Washington, the Mississippi Republican told The Daily Caller Tuesday.

 

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NY Mag Writer Mocks WWII Veterans Barred from D.C. Memorial

October 2, 2013 1 comment
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NY Mag Writer Mocks WWII Veterans Barred from D.C. Memorial

 

breitbart ^ | 10/2/13 | w.t. hudson

 

Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 8:48:00 AM by bestintxas

 

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New York Magazine writer Jonathan Chait spent his government shutdown day mocking WWII veterans who were shut out by the National Park Service (NPS) when they came to visit the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday morning,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Representative Michelle Bachman (R-MN) and several Republican members of Congress helped tear down the barricades shutting the elderly veterans out of the WWII memorial. After the barricades were removed, dozens of veterans flooded in to conduct their often emotional visits.

 

 

 

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Police seek 2 young suspects after World War II veteran beaten to death in parking lot…..

August 23, 2013 1 comment

Police seek 2 young suspects after World War II veteran beaten to death in parking lot

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Police in Washington state are searching for two young suspects who beat a World War II veteran to death in a parking lot Wednesday night.

 

 

 

 

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The Spokane Police Department says in a press release officers responded to reports of an assault and found the victim in his car with serious head injuries. He later died in the hospital.

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I am the Police (video) | Veterans Today

July 24, 2013 Leave a comment
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A real life muzzle flash

I am the Police

By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor

This is a great video. For those who hate and fear the police, it presents another side of the coin. It deserves and airing.

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Marine Veteran Al Dutton: Back To Court July 16th! ~ Kansas veteran faces trial in explosives case, judge sets hearing in evidence dispute… – Daily Journal

July 10, 2013 2 comments
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WICHITA, Kansas — A Kansas veteran accused of illegally possessing explosives faces trial next week while attorneys wrangle over what evidence jurors will hear.

U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten on Tuesday set a hearing for July 16 in the case against Alfred Dutton. The Army and Marine veteran from Eureka faces trial later that day for unlawful possession of unregistered destructive devices.

His attorney is seeking to bar evidence about computer documents and photos of fireworks, chemicals and firearms……

 

 

 

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Prosecutors claimed that Alfred Dutton, 67, of Eureka, added chemicals to gunpowder to increase the explosive power of grenades he was making. Dutton is a veteran of both the U.S. Army and U.S. Marines. His attorney said his client was working on

Doomsday prepper found guilty of unlawful possession of explosive materials
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A Greenwood County man who had previously pleaded guilty to explosives charges was found guilty by a federal jury on one count of unlawful possession of explosive materials on Thursday. Alfred C. Dutton, 67, of Eureka, Kan. faces up to 10 years in

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TSA agents who can’t tell a hero from a terrorist: wounded Iraq veteran marine treated ‘shamefully’

July 9, 2013 Leave a comment

TSA agents who can’t tell a hero from a terrorist: wounded Iraq veteran marine treated ‘shamefully’

 

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Posted on Tuesday, July 09, 2013 11:22:46 AM by InvisibleChurch

 

A wounded war veteran has described the moment security agents treated him like a ‘terrorist’ on a recent trip to California because he couldn’t raise his injured right arm in a full-body scanner and his dress uniform contained ‘too much metal.’

 

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Cpl. Nathan Kemnitz was awarded a Purple Heart after he almost died in 2004 from an injury incurred from a roadside bomb in Fallujah, Iraq. The brave soldier recently traveled to Sacramento, California to receive another award as his district’s veteran of the year.

 

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GyG: Gordon Duff… Articles… !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Veterans outraged: Tsarnaev offered burial at Arlington National Cemetery

May 9, 2013 3 comments

Veterans outraged: Tsarnaev offered burial at Arlington National Cemetery

 

examiner.com ^ | 5/9/13 | BY: DEAN CHAMBERS

 

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Veterans outraged: Tsarnaev offered burial at Arlington National Cemetery

 

MAY 8, 2013BY: DEAN CHAMBERS

 

Many veterans were outraged with today’s announcement that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older of the two brothers allegedly involved in the Boston Marathon bombing, was offered someone’s spot to be buried with America‘s honored veterans at the Arlington National Cemetery. News blogger Jan Morgan reported today at her janmorganmedia.com site that U.S. Air Force veteran Julie Frein offered her spot at the cemetery for the burial of the older Tsarnaev brother, who was killed in the firefight with law enforcement a few days after the bombing.

 

 

 

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Movie Alert: Hot Docs premiere Unclaimed finds a Vietnam veteran left behind for 44 years

April 25, 2013 Leave a comment

Movie Alert: Hot Docs premiere Unclaimed finds a Vietnam veteran left behind for 44 years

 

The Toronto Star ^ | 04/25/13 | Linda Barnard

 

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Special Forces Green Beret Master Sgt. John Hartley Robertson had forgotten how to speak English over the 44 years since he was left behind in the Vietnam War.

 

But he never forgot that he was a father, husband and an American soldier, born in Alabama, shot down over Laos in a 1968 classified mission.

 

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Fred On Everything… Screwing the Troops What Else is New?…

April 8, 2013 10 comments

Screwing the Troops

What Else is New?

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April 4, 2013

For a country always at war, the United States is remarkably not interested in taking care of soldiers it has broken in its wars. Having bankrupted the country, Washington sinks every available penny into the two purposes of the military: funneling money into the arms industry, and fueling imperial ambitions, in large part of pasty fern-bar Napoleons at National Review and Commentary.

The Veterans Administration is way back in the chow line. It doesn’t work very well. As best I can tell, nobody cares.

What do I mean, it doesn’t work? Consider a vet blinded or nearly so in some war or other. To use a computer, which has come to be necessary life, he needs screen-reader software, such as JAWS.

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It costs roughly a thousand dollars retail. For a blinded vet, most likely of slight education and no resources beyond his VA compensation, this is a lot of money.

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New Rochelle [NY] War Veterans Protest City’s Order to Take Down Gadsden Flag…

March 30, 2013 1 comment

New Rochelle [NY] War Veterans Protest City’s Order to Take Down Gadsden Flag
NBC News NY ^ | March 29, 2013 | Jonathan Vigliotti

Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2013 11:01:26 AM by Pharmboy

 

War veterans in New Rochelle are protesting the city’s order for the so-called Gadsden flag to be taken down from its post outside the armory. Jonathan Vigliotti reports

War veterans in New Rochelle are protesting the city’s order for the so-called Gadsden flag to be taken down from its post outside the armory.

A symbol of pride for the veterans, the flag features a rattlesnake and the words, “Don’t tread on me.”

“That flag is the first flag of the Continetal Navy,” said Peter Parente, president of the United Veterans Memorial. He helped hoist the flag up on March 21 during a ceremony to swap out the tattered American flag.

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(Gunny G: ATTN VETS: What Do YOU Think?????) ~ McClellan: One last call to service – end military funeral honors : News

March 27, 2013 60 comments

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Who is eligible for military honors at a funeral? According to the program’s website, virtually all veterans who have received an honorable discharge are eligible. A veteran does not have to be buried at a national cemetery to receive military honors. The honors teams travel to private cemeteries.

Since the program began in Missouri in 1999, more than 114,000 veterans have received these honors. The program has been averaging 729 funerals a month.

According to the program’s website, it is funded by the federal government and the Missouri National Guard Trust Fund.

Both the federal government and the state government are broke. So why are we providing military funeral honors for all veterans? It is a nice gesture we can’t afford.

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Certainly, men and women killed in combat deserve full military honors. It’s a way for the country to say, “We honor the memory of those who died in our service.” These military honors — and the thought behind them — are intended to provide some solace for the families of the fallen.

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Shameful Colo. Dem lawmaker: No veterans should have high-capacity mags; ‘some’ are mentally ill

March 9, 2013 1 comment

Shameful Colo. Dem lawmaker: No veterans should have high-capacity mags; ‘some’ are mentally ill

 

Twitchy ^ | March 9, 2013 11:15 AM | (Twitchy Staff)

 

Posted on Saturday, March 09, 2013 1:33:58 PM by Olog-hai

 

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During Friday’s marathon gun control hearing in the Colorado Senate, Republican Sen. Kent Lambert offered an amendment to exempt active military members, veterans and their families from the gun magazine ban.

 

 

 

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Marines Need Funds to Publish Non-Fiction Book… | Veterans Today

March 6, 2013 Leave a comment

Story of murder, narcotrafficing and environmental contamination written by two Marine veterans IRVINE, CA and CAMP LEJEUNE, NC – Marine Colonel Jim Sabow placed his television on mute, arose from his easy chair, and left his house on Fifth Street at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro through the patio door.

 

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He walked the length of the patio, called the dogs, which were in the back yard and enclosed them in the garage. This was a practice he routinely followed when visitors were expected. Whether he opened the front door to greet his visitors or went out the back door onto his patio is not known, but we do know that he had only moments to live.

 

Colonel Sabow, decorated Vietnam fighter with 221 combat missions, met his death at the hands of others.

 

 

 

The unexpected blow to the right side of the head was violent, resulting in unconsciousness. Occipital skull fragments penetrated into the back of his brain. He was near death due to the massive brainstem trauma in which agonal hyperventilation characteristic of this type of injury occurs. Sabow was aspirating blood from a wound in his pharynx that resulted from a basilar skull fracture. In fact, the tracheae, bronchi, bronchioles and alveoli were filled with blood, doubling the weight of the right lung. His shotgun was found under his body. No fingerprints on the shotgun. No suicide note.

 

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There was no mention of the tramline bruise, an indicator of the violent blow to his head, in the autopsy report or the crime scene tampering by three men who flashed government credentials, forcing Naval Investigative Service NIS agents to leave the crime scene.The motive for the murder was to prevent the disclosure of a covert operation to ferry weapons to Central and South America and government sanctioned narcotrafficing on flights into El Toro.

 

 

 

Data processing records were purged on the maintenance of unmarked C-130s; a Marine with knowledge to purge the records unexpectedly promoted, transferred and murdered several years later. Other Marines who knew of the illegal drugs would meet violent deaths.

 

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SHOCK REPORT — Veterans Receive Letters From VA Prohibiting Ownership or Purchase of Firearms

February 22, 2013 Leave a comment

SHOCK REPORT — Veterans Receive Letters From VA Prohibiting Ownership or Purchase of Firearms

 

Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/22/13 | Jim Hoft

 

Posted on Friday, February 22, 2013 11:08:18 AM by illiac

 

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This must be Barack Obama’s way of thanking our veterans for serving. US veterans are receiving letters from the government informing them that they are disabled and not allowed to own, purchase or possess a firearm.

If the veteran does decide to purchase a firearm he will by fined, imprisoned or both. This comes on page 2 of the VA letter.

 

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Gunny G: WHY ARE SO FEW WRITERS HOT ON THIS STORY AND PRESSING FOR EXPLANATIONS ???

February 18, 2013 2 comments

***** (GyG: WHAT WERE THE ANSWERS AND BY WHOM? REAL AMERICANS WANT TO HEAR !!!!!) ~ Obama Asks Military Leaders If They Will “Fire On US Citizens” ["Litmus Test"] « AMERICAN BLOGGER: GUNNY.G ~ WEBLOG.EMAIL *****

2009 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jim Garrow shockingly claims he was told by a top military veteran that the Obama administration’s “litmus test” for new military leaders is whether or not they will obey an order to fire on U.S. citizens.

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Garrow was nominated three years ago for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize and is the founder of The Pink Pagoda Girls, an organization dedicated to rescuing baby girls from “gendercide” in China.

Garrow has been personally involved in “helping rescue more than 36,000 Chinese baby girls from death.” He is a public figure, not an anonymous voice on the Internet, which makes his claim all the more disturbing.

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Gunny G: Just Why Are These Extremely Serious Questions (and ANSWERS) Being Allowed To Be IGNORED?

February 17, 2013 Leave a comment

Gunny G: Just Why Are These Extremely Serious Questions and ANSWERS! Being Allowed To Be IGNORED?

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2009 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jim Garrow shockingly claims he was told by a top military veteran that the Obama administration’s “litmus test” for new military leaders is whether or not they will obey an order to fire on U.S. citizens.

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Garrow was nominated three years ago for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize and is the founder of The Pink Pagoda Girls, an organization dedicated to rescuing baby girls from “gendercide” in China.

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***** (GyG: WHAT ARE THE ANSWERS AND WHO SAID WHAT ? REAL AMERICANS WANT TO HEAR !!!!!) ~ Obama Asks Military Leaders If They Will “Fire On US Citizens” ["Litmus Test"] « AMERICAN BLOGGER: GUNNY.G ~ WEBLOG.EMAIL *****

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2009 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jim Garrow shockingly claims he was told by a top military veteran that the Obama administration’s “litmus test” for new military leaders is whether or not they will obey an order to fire on U.S. citizens.

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Garrow was nominated three years ago for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize and is the founder of The Pink Pagoda Girls, an organization dedicated to rescuing baby girls from “gendercide” in China.

Garrow has been personally involved in “helping rescue more than 36,000 Chinese baby girls from death.” He is a public figure, not an anonymous voice on the Internet, which makes his claim all the more disturbing.

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“I have just been informed by a former senior military leader that Obama is using a new “litmus test” in determining who will stay and who must go in his military leaders. Get ready to explode folks. “The new litmus test of leadership in the military is if they will fire on US citizens or not”. Those who will not are being removed,” Garrow wrote on his Facebook page, later following up the post by adding the man who told him is, “one of America’s foremost military heroes,” whose goal in divulging the information was to “sound the alarm.”

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The Normandy Landings (Great Pics!!!!!) | Veterans Today

February 12, 2013 2 comments

The Normandy Landings

 

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Record Number of US Military and Veteran Suicides | Veterans Today

February 10, 2013 Leave a comment

by Stephen Lendman

 

Headlines like this should shock: Suicides Outpace War Deaths. Surge in Military Suicides. Nearly Two Dozen Veterans Commit Suicide Daily.

 

These reports and similar ones reveal imperialism’s dark side. War takes its toll. Civilians suffer most. So do many combatants and veterans after returning home.

 

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Most people don’t know. Little gets reported. Why do active duty personnel and vets take their own lives?

 

Unbearable emotional pain consumes them. Daily trauma builds. So does intolerable stress. Relief is desperately sought. Suicide is chosen. It’s a last option. Others were exhausted.

 

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Combat Veteran Arrested In New York: Charged With 5 Felonies For Possession of AR Magazines

February 1, 2013 3 comments

Combat Veteran Arrested In New York: Charged With 5 Felonies For Possession of AR Magazines

 

SHTFplan.com ^ | January 31, 2013 | Robert Richardson

 

Posted on Friday, February 01, 2013 8:39:12 AM by broken_arrow1

 

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In the latest attack on the American people, a decorated War Hero has been arrested and charged with five counts of third degree criminal possession of a weapon, for having empty 30 round AR-15 Magazines in his vehicle.

 

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Veterans Call for Flags to Fly Upside Down – YNN, Your News Now

January 22, 2013 10 comments

War veterans are asking Americans across the country to fly their flags upside down this Fourth of July weekend. They say it’s a sign of distress and a protest against the Veterans Administration.

By: Mike Hedeen

 

A small group of veterans picketed outside the Canandaigua VA Hospital Wednesday afternoon. They were protesting the closing of VA hospitals across the country. They say those that aren’t closing are being sold off or leased to outside interests, depriving veterans the treatment they have earned.

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Displaying the American flag upside down, however, is considered by some to be disrespectful.

“We’re not disgracing the flag but telling the public be on the alert,” said Gene Simes, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. “This is a distress call.”

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Press TV: Figures Describing Veterans Suicides Beyond Misleading: Duff | Veterans Today

January 18, 2013 Leave a comment

Military Suicide Figures Hide Nature of Real Problem for Veterans and Active Duty

 

 

By Gordon Duff and Press TV

 

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The three minute video below will be shorter, by far, than the average commercial break. Rather than going out to get a beer, listen to the video, think about what is being said, perhaps look at how it has effected you and your family and decide to do something.

 

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If you can, and this is not a task for those who are not willing to put themselves at emotional and perhaps physical risk, please help.

 

Contact each of the governmental organizations tasked with veterans services in your area, the Department of Veterans Affairs and your local, be it city or county and certainly your state veterans service commissions.

 

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Surviving War, Falling to Suicide

January 3, 2013 Leave a comment

Suffering an IED blast on the battlefield is most certainly a traumatic event, especially when accompanied by witnessing the death or injury of other service members or civilians. Untangling the physical from the mental damage is never easy.

 

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But doctors and veterans’ advocates feel that they are running out of time, given the skyrocketing rates of suicide among active-duty soldiers and veterans. According to the most recent statistics, Army and Navy suicides are at a record high: 2012 was the worst year for self-inflicted deaths since the military began tracking them in 2001. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta last summer called the situation an “epidemic” — with approximately 3,000 military suicides on record since 9/11.

 

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Above & Beyond Memorial

December 19, 2012 Leave a comment

When visitors first enter the museum, they will hear a sound like wind chimes coming from above them and their attention will be drawn upward 24 feet to the ceiling of the two-story high atrium.

 

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There they will see tens of thousands of metal dog tags, spaced evenly one inch apart, suspended from fine lines which will allow them to move like a living thing with the shifts in air currents.

 

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Few female Marines step forward for infantry

November 29, 2012 1 comment

Few female Marines step forward for infantry

 

Washington Times ^ | November 25, 2012 | Kristia Wong

 

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 4:45:12 PM by QT3.14

 

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Female Marine officers are unlikely to join the infantry anytime soon, in part because of a lack of volunteers for the Marine Corps’ Infantry Officer Course, which was opened to women in September.

 

Only two of about 80 eligible female Marines have volunteered for the course — a grueling, three-month advanced regimen conducted at Quantico, Va., that was opened to women to research their performance.

 

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Retired Marine Shoots Home Intruder During Break-In (OK)

November 22, 2012 1 comment

If you’re a thief, there are a couple of warning signs that you should watch out for. A dog bowl and a leash in the front yard would tip you off that you’re probably going to get bitten. A sign that reads, “Trespassers will be shot!” is pretty self-explanatory.

The home of 77-year-old Lloyd McCarty is similarly filled with warning signs. He flies an American flag on the front porch, he has a U.S. Marine Corpspatch tacked to the wall, and he also keeps a framed picture of himself in his glory day as a Marine. If the home invader had noticed these clues then maybe he would have picked another house to rob.

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According to reports, McCarty heard a knock on his door – a knock so light that it was suspicious — on Nov. 10. The shrewd veteran retrieved his .32-caliber pistol just in time to encounter the home invader breaking down his front door. With the casual devil-may-care attitude that only a war veterancan have, McCarty said, “He hit (the door) that hard and when he hit it that hard that’s when I shot the door. He went to a hollerin’ and screamin’. I could hear him going clear down the street hollerin.” He added, “Well, maybe I shoulda shot two or three times.”

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