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"The Way Institutions Work Is Irrelevant": The Simple-Minded Populism That Controls The GOP

I’ve often been critical of “outsider” candidates who claim that their lack of experience in politics and government is precisely what will enable them to succeed in politics and government. 852 more words


Veterans Administration Update

In response to the VA scandal that broke in May, 2014, you might have expected that heads would roll and the VA would shape up.  You’d be disappointed.   407 more words

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The VA Declares War on Veterans

Combat veterans are learning the hard way they may cheat death on the battlefield only to find the Grim Reaper saving a seat for them in the Veterans Administration health care queue. 178 more words


Democrats' VA Drive to Ensure All Vets Have Healthcare

The Republican Party is hell-bent on getting us into another preemptive war. Iran, this time. Poison the peace treaty and follow Benjamin Netanyahu’s right wing government into unnecessary war… 317 more words

Back Up: 99 Word Flash Fiction And The Stigma of Asperger's Syndrome

When my daughter was sixteen and battling chronic anxiety which made school practically impossible for her, our GP referred her for counselling.  She took her time to do her make up and dress in her unique, slightly goth/punk style and sat in front of three female mental health professionals to answer their questions and thus, she fooled them all. 731 more words

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Servicemembers At Failing For-Profit Schools Not Protected By Veterans Affairs

When a for-profit college closes its doors, students are often left with hefty student loan tabs and little recourse. Some of those borrowers may be eligible for a discharge of their debts… 1,166 more words

Veterans Fair to Offer Resources to Help Navigate the System

Veterans – mark Sunday, Sept. 13 on your calendar.

American Legion Post 194 in Hamilton will be hosting a Veterans Administration fair that day at the Legion hall, 37 School St. 127 more words

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