Monthly Archives: January 2013

THE LITTLE YELLOW BOOK

Remember your shot record book? That yellow compendium of all the inoculations and TB tine tests you had. The indignity and pain from the dreaded jetguns recorded and immortalized for posterity is there in the book. Some of you may … Continue reading

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DESPONDEX

My VA doctor opted to put me on Despondex  Monday. Apparently I was waaaay too cheerful and ebullient. I had no idea. Why didn’t anyone tell me? Cupcake was unwilling to point this out for fear I would simply brush it off … Continue reading

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AO IN VIETNAM–2012

 Member John sends me this link to a CNN site showing children even now suffering the ignominious effects of AO. Vets are being hornswoggled by VA into thinking this is a chemical that was rarely ingested and, if so, is not well enough … Continue reading

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CONJUNCTION JUNCTION, WHAT’S YOUR FUNCTION?

Remember back about 35 years ago hearing that on TV Saturday morning? Sandwiched in somewhere between Bugs Bunny and Wally Gator was a public service announcement attempting to teach children how to speak and understand their language. Hopefully some of … Continue reading

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Revisiting the June 9, 1999 House of Representatives hearing (Part 2)

Hearing:  VA OUTREACH TO VETERANS AT RISK FOR HEPATITIS C INFECTION Bernie Sander is late.  No matter. He asks important questions which the VA doctors  respond to with some candor. Mr. Sanders. Having come–just one question and again I apologize … Continue reading

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CAVC–DENNIS V. SHINSEKI–DENNIS THE MENACE

Pull up a chair and set a spell. This is a piece of work. Occasionally we win. That much is undebatable.  Occasionally, VA decides they were too nice and opts to take it all back. Keith Roberts comes to mind here. … Continue reading

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Revisiting the June 9, 1999 House of Representatives hearing (Part 1)

What:  Hearing on VA OUTREACH TO VETERANS AT RISK FOR HEPATITIS C INFECTION Where:  House of Representatives, Subcommittee on National Security,  Veterans Affairs, and International Relations,Committee on  Government Reform, Washington, DC. The top guys from the VA were Dr. Thomas L Garthwaite, Veterans Administration, … Continue reading

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