Monthly Archives: June 2012

VA: Fixing Fiduciary problems too costly

No, I didn’t  make this stuff up.    When congress wanted to know why the VA does not have more oversight on things like convicts and gamblers having control over Veterans finances, ultimately stealing their money, the VA responded they … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK VIGNETTES

I love finding these gems and where else can you find a million?

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WHAT’S IN A NAME?

The military has finally decided that PTSD is misnamed. They think labeling it a disorder might drive away potential sufferers who are turned off by the term “disorder”. The newest idea seems to be PTSI as in “injury”. Well, there … Continue reading

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BVA–WEIGHT WATCHERS

FROM THE CITY OF RUST VARO My home town vARO is a piece of work. I am 4/15 on claims there and 2/7 on appeals via D.C. Obviously I think my claims have merit or I wouldn’t bother pursuing them. … Continue reading

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THE UNDERWEAR GNOMES

After a suitable amount of time to accumulate a body of emails that discussed their impressions of the brouhaha at the House hearing last Tuesday, I can say that it is apparent there is general consensus among Veterans at this site that … Continue reading

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SLEEPLESS IN PUEBLO

Member Randy sent me this today and it burns me up for any number of reasons. We live in the greatest country on the planet and we cannot provide for our own. We ship boatloads of money overseas to Muslim … Continue reading

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LAST REQUESTS

Member Bob is not getting much work done today but he is emailing an incredibly large number of good jokes out. The Lone Ranger’s Last Request The Lone Ranger was ambushed and captured by a hostile Indian War Party. The Indian … Continue reading

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AIR CAV FOREVER

A SHORT DISSERTATION ON THE THEORY OF FLIGHT Back in the early 70s when I took my summer vacations in sunny Southeast Asia, we were constantly taken aback by fanatics of rotary wing aircraft. Being Air Force and sane, we … Continue reading

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HOUSE VA D&P SHOW

Here’s the latest on the vA’s attempt to explain their myriad problems in vAspeak. I admire retired Brig. Gen. Hickey’s vain attempts to convince all that an elephant can indeed disappear up it’s own ass. P.S. One thing I took … Continue reading

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VA CLAIMS BACKLOG DIRECTLY LINKED TO ERRORS

I finally feel vindicated. The Emperor is acknowledging, or will soon after the dressing down in Congress yesterday, that the reason for the humongous backlog is the high error rate. If the errors promulgated at the VARO were severely reduced … Continue reading

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