Tag Archives: U.S. war veterans
“The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has the best integrated healthcare system for veterans in America according to many studies.”
In just his third day in office, Donald Trump screwed hundreds of thousands of veterans out of better pay, and thousands more out of potential jobs.
Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and—in appalling numbers—themselves. Related: Disabled Veterans Shatter the Myths of American Warfare Ann Jones, the Nation <https://www.thenation.com> April 17, 2014 | After an argument about a leave denied, Specialist Ivan Lopez pulled out a .45-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun and […]
And If the Super-Greedy Refuse to Apologize and Make Amends for Their Treatment of Less Fortunate Americans?
Let Visions of Occupy II Dance in Their Heads.
The truth is the VA was not equipped to deal with the aftermath of two multi-trillion dollar land wars. To deal with the aftermath properly the agency has to be modernized and beefed up and given far more, not fewer resources. May 22 2014 | Once again the American people are being treated to a […]
Make no mistake. The Pentagon’s proposal to transform the military is a smoke and mirrors plan. It does not represent a dismantling of the military-industrial complex but a chilling morphing of it, and will advance American imperial power and further enrich war profiteers even as it cuts out the troops. How Washington plans to screw […]
Snaking past the Capitol, an extremely long line of men in uniform threw purple hearts and medals of every sort into a trash bin. Most then made a brief statement about why they hated the war . . . One soldier, resisting the visible urge to cry, simply walked off without saying a word, onl […]