Monthly Archives: June 2012

WHAT’S IN THE WATER IN MINERAL WELLS?

We always consider Texas to be the bedrock of the nation where patriotism and love of America resides. They can’t be all bad. They fought with the South. So what do you figure is up down there in Mineral Wells? I … Continue reading

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HARDSHIP CLAIMS

One would think that the vA would have a soft spot for those Veterans who are so horribly disadvantaged that they find themselves financially or medically strapped to meet their obligations. When they succumb to lack of funds and are forced to … Continue reading

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE DOCTORS GONE?

Ever wonder where that reprobate excuse for a doctor disappeared to after he amputated the wrong leg off your uncle? How about the doctor who 86d the appendix when he should have been looking over to the right at the … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN FRIED HUMOR

Successful alumnus WGM returns with some excellent humor. I was born and raised south of the Mason-Dixon Line so this is right down my alley whether he knew it or not. It richly deserves a home here to cheer up … Continue reading

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How to “not lose” your VA claim a la Sellers.

If you are a Veteran, appealing your claim either at the CAVC level or the BVA level, you need to read over Ask Nod’s interpretations of Sellers, as well as the judges’ dicta. While many Vets want to “win” their claim, it … Continue reading

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CAVC–SELLERS v. SHINSEKI–MACKLEM II

This may be the best decision you’ll read in 2012. It’s a daisy. It just makes me giggle every time I go back over the analysis. It will remind you of Leroy Macklem’s high adventures in CUE land. What’s more, … Continue reading

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vAOIG–EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT HOMELESS BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

Here’s another OIG boondoggle that would make the Pope proud. Now that we know the how and why, we can cure the problem, right? Well…..not exactly. This far more complicated than we know and will require another $100,000.00 study and … Continue reading

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