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Memorial Day Means Support the Troops, not their Killers

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That sickening feeling you get on Memorial Day when you read about your government intentionally empowering terrorists. Yesterday was Memorial Day, a day wherein we honor those who have demonstrated commitment, and often suffered so much in what was usually

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After Veterans Affairs Secretary Resigned Where Are the Firings?

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The old Veterans Affairs Secretary resigned so we could have confidence that a new one would root out corruption. What happened? Do the math. There is evidence that 110 VA hospitals or other facilities kept secret lists in order to

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More Veterans Affairs Corruption in Colorado

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A year after the scandal and Veterans Affairs corruption is still costing veterans and the public. Our veterans obviously need support and care. It is the obligation of the government that used these soldiers and, in many cases, put them

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Obama’s Plan to End Militarization of Police Not Credible

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Are reports that the President will end the militarization of the police to be trusted? I wanted to believe it but the very first sentence in this summary news report killed my ability to believe that we are really going

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How to Kill without Collateral Damage

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When a kill is really important we do it without collateral damage because we use a person, not a machine, and we use precision. The story reported by the Stars & Stripe: “US commandos kill senior Islamic State figure in

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The Pentagon Lets Defense Contractors Write Rules

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Why shouldn’t defense contractors write laws? Other lobbyists do. This news should not surprise us at all. It isn’t special to the military; it is the price of big government. Rare.us reports, “Defense contractors are literally writing their own rules

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Football Is Paid Off for Patriotism by the Pentagon?

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The Department of Defense buys pro-military patriotism from the NFL. I am trying to be restrained… but it’s very, very hard. Is there any major business entity not in bed with the government to rip off taxpayers? Even the NFL?

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Pentagon Credit Cards for Hookers May Mean “Stern Warning”

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Pentagon credit cards were used to make purchases that had nothing to do with Pentagon business but, at best, were hiding purchases from spouses. Government employees are using their taxpayer-paid credit cards for hookers, gambling, “top-shelf liquor,” personal clothing, iPods,

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Nancy Pelosi Pretends GOP Cutting Veteran Funds

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Is the GOP cutting veteran funds? No. But why would that stop Pelosi from saying otherwise? I hate agreeing with the Washington Post’s “fact checker” column, because I worry that I am setting up my readers to be fooled at

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Why Do We Need More Women Soldiers?

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The Navy Secretary announces we must have more women soldiers for the Navy and the Marines. CNS News reports, “Navy Secretary: ‘We Don’t Have Enough Women in Navy or Marine Corps’” “We don’t have enough women in either the Navy

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The U.S. Gov Kills Civilians Indiscriminately and Everyone Knows It

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When Barack Obama kills civilians “by accident” he knowingly commits acts that we condemn as terrorism when others do them. Interesting headline: “Pakistanis see double standard in drone strikes, ask Obama apology for civilian deaths.” And here’s a choice quote: “the

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VA Accountability Officer Has the Perfect Background

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The VA Accountability Officer has experience that the government probably wants in a person doing that job. This story goes along with the one about the IRS ethics officer who was disbarred for ethics violations. As summarized by The Week,

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