Monthly Archives: September 2012

SEPTEMBER PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

A few of the good ones I receive from you: Thank goodness we got that straight. Thanks Tom.

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Quotes that made me smile today

These classic quotes are still fun.  (Mencken’s quote reminded me of the continuing ILP greenhouse saga.) At my age flowers scare me. George Burns What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on? George Carlin I … Continue reading

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WGM–VERTEX CRASH & BURN

I received a note from WGM down in Texas. He apparently overestimated the Power Of Interferon. At 60, we all do. What’s even stranger is that he lasted two weeks. I’m a wimp. I only did the dirty deed once … Continue reading

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CAVC–THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW–I

Recently, a member arrived here with advice she had received on another Veteran’s help site. It was not encouraging news on her current claim for her husband who is severely disabled. While I strongly advocate Vet’s should seek the widest … Continue reading

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CURCUMIN–BREAKFAST FOR YOUR LIVER

Over a year ago, I started taking this ingredient which derives from the Indian spice Tumeric. We see it mostly in  curry powder and on deviled eggs. Cupcake, in her contunuing desire to keep me on this side of the … Continue reading

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VA COLA HELD HOSTAGE

As if we didn’t have enough on our plates. It seems Vets will once again get the shaft even when SSD/SSI will get theirs. I find it inconceivable that any member of Congress would be this selfish. After reading that, I changed … Continue reading

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2012 BVA DECISIONS–GET ‘EM WHILE THEY’RE HOT (OR BEFORE THEY’RE NOT)

Yeppers, VA campers. The decisions are back, the site works and the 2012 decisions are up-or are they? Some of the first half from 1/01/2012 to about 6/1/2012 are archived and gone. Unless you have a docket number, they’re gone … Continue reading

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VARO–CLEVELAND– DOES ANYBODY HERE KNOW WHAT “TBI” STANDS FOR?

You had to love it when the Operational Readiness Team showed up (always unexpectedly) and the commander was at Mamasan’s House of Credit (whorehouse). Here, we see the same sneak attack scenario with the OIG pounce. “Excuse me, sir. Step … Continue reading

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Hi. This is Peggy. I’m not available right now. Please leave a number and the best time to reach you.

This one may have gotten past most Vets advocates.   You see, many of them simply do not trust the information received when you call the VA at 800-827-1000, commonly referred to as Peggy on some Vet’s help sites. We … Continue reading

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BOBBY DOT–VFW’S LOSS=VET’S GAIN

I spotted this attached to the Vet’s dictionary today. Bobby Dot has left us a few comments on posts lately. This deserves front page status. Vets in Pennsylvania will soon have a National Service Officer who doesn’t shoot blanks.  bobby … Continue reading

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