Monthly Archives: April 2013

SPRING IS LIKE CHRISTMAS

My mother liked to paint in watercolors and became quite adept at it. In North Carolina in the sixties, there was no dearth of beautiful, well-kempt gardens on some of the large postbellum estates. I remember roaming endlessly through mazes … Continue reading

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HAGEL NIXES MEDAL BUT WHY DID HE HAVE TO?

As some know by now, Chuck “2P” (two Purple Hearts) Hagel has just revoked the Drone Service Medal, that being the one recently being of higher merit that a Bronze Star with “V” device for Valor or even a Purple … Continue reading

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SESAME STREET–COUNT THE GREENHOUSES

Like a surreal movie, the VA loves to take us on a tour of what isn’t when we file for benefits. This straw man argument creates a false precept and then proceeds to lead the viewer further and further away … Continue reading

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FACEMEDIA HOTSHEET

This just in for immediate distribution. North Korean IT gurus, after searching for hours, finally located the “unfriend” button  on their Facepage. South Korea is shocked. Shocked, I say. They are preparing an announcement for later today.

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Jet-injectors spread HCV show and tell

Virologist Nathan Wolfe is somewhat nervous in this 2010 TEDMED talk;  he had to start twice to coordinate with his slides.  And maybe he knew he was about to make some enemies in the mainstream medical world and lose some financial … Continue reading

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LES SCHWAB TIRES

Two stories in one. Both true. I buy all my tires for my vehicles from Les Schwab’s outfit. They have a few commercials on TV that show great compassion for the consumer and best of all, they replace your tires (prorated for … Continue reading

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Medic combat training (8/30/12)

“U.S. Army Sgt. Fernando Diaz is blind folded and has ice-cold water dumped over his head during a mock interrogation by opposition forces prior to a 100 question written test on medical knowledge Aug. 30, 2012, at Schofield Barracks, in … Continue reading

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VA’s message to vets with HCV

It’s a little late for this advice but here it is:  The VA advises veterans that people with HCV should  use a condom every time one has sex. “Protect others “If you have hepatitis C, you can give the virus to other … Continue reading

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CAVC–DISSSSSMISSSSED!

Bad idea, Norman.   IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR VETERANS CLAIMS NORMAN R. LINDO ) ) Apellant, ) ) v. ) Vet. App. No. 12-1832 ) ERIC K. SHINSEKI ) ) Appellee. ) PRELIMINARY REBUTTAL RECORD Pursuant … Continue reading

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LET THEM EAT MREs

MREs. Meals, Ready to Eat. Three lies in one phrase. Better than C-rations. Way better than K rations. A vast improvement over 18th century fare aboard a ship with its attendant  scurvy. I was apprised this morning by Pen Lutt … Continue reading

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