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Suicidal Veterans: The Ongoing Legacy of the American Wars

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If Veteran Affairs can’t help people with physical visible diseases, then I don’t know what help can be expected by suicidal veterans. But the number of those who have contemplated suicide is alarming. They need help. According to the Christian

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Bradley Manning to Get Meds in Army Prison as "Gender Treatment"

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I still call him Bradley Manning, though he has legally changed his name. And I still call him a “him.” As far as I can tell, it is an assault on women to pretend that a man even knows what

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Federal Government Priorities Don't Include the Marine Imprisoned in Mexico

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I’m trying really hard not to use strong language here. Here’s the story from Fox News: A Mexican federal judge sent Andrew Tahmooressi back to prison after the U.S. Marine sergeant made his first official courtroom appearance since being locked

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To the Pentagon, Congress Does Not Exist: Secret Troops in Somalia Since 2007

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No wonder Congress thinks of itself as useless. Their assigned job is to shut up and increase the budget. From Reuters: U.S. military advisors have secretly operated in Somalia since around 2007 and Washington plans to deepen its security assistance

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Your Tax Dollars at Work: 8 Christians Crucified in Syria

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No, this is not a “blame America first” headline. I’m well aware that Islamic extremism is responsible for all sorts of evil. But there have been Christians in Syria for centuries. In the contemporary world, we haven’t heard of Muslims

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Why Are We Sending Green Berets into Northern Iraq?

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If you were worried about us being gradually entangled in Iraq, stop worrying. There is nothing gradual about what is happening. We are practically rushing in. The latest is that we are sending Green Berets north into Kurdish territory. Jason

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Independence Day, Thirty Years After: Pentagon Is Big Brother on the Other Side of the Screen

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In George Orwell’s 1948 novel, 1984, the concept of “Big Brother” became the universal slogan for the surveillance state. Orwell used very little actual science fiction technology in his novel. But there was one prominent exception: the telescreen. Every home

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Pentagon: We Need to Ruin American Economy for the Sake of These Endless Interventions

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According to a recent Reuters story, the military is suffering from the problem of “less money, more commitments.” First it was worries over the South China Sea, Afghanistan, Libya, Mali and Syria. Then it was Russia’s annexation of Crimea and

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Another VA Whistleblower: Under Investigation for Claiming Hospital Uses Off-the-Record Lists

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Obama promised that whistleblowers would get special care and protection from his administration. We now see a conflict developing between Shea Wilkes and Overton-Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, in which Wilkes is facing hostility for being a whistleblower.

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Veteran Affairs Scandal Is Still Real and Must Not Be Forgotten!

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The problem with President Barack Obama’s scandals is that news of one crowds out attention to one of the older ones. The Veteran Affairs scandal, for example, is something I often forget about. I know it is still a grave

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And Then There Were… 900 Pairs of Boots on the Ground

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First, Barack Obama sent three hundred to Iraq to protect embassy personnel. I really don’t blame him. Benghazi probably made him skittish. Then, even after we were assured that he wasn’t “contemplating” ground troops, he dispatched another 300 to help

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Defense Department Claims 70 Percent of Youth are Unfit for Military

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The recruitment poster says, “I want YOU for the U.S. Army.” But the Pentagon tells us that he is only really pointing his finger at thirty percent of young people—or less. Thus, the Wall Street Journal reports, The military services

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