Monthly Archives: July 2013

FACEPAGE COMMENTS

We always worry about offending or hurting one another’s feelings. Appearance means so much. Observing another’s customs seems to be paramount these days. God forbid you should offend another’s sensibilities about religion. Cupcake sent me these to share with you. … Continue reading

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CONGRESSIONAL FACEBOOK POLL

This is rich. Humorous rich. Laugh so hard it makes your head hurt rich. Congress is asking Vets for their opinion on whether VA is disciplining their employees commensurately with their poor performance. Hellooooooooooooooooooooooooooo? What discipline? The idea that if … Continue reading

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Is there an app for that? VA hospital locations?

My DH and I just returned from a family event in Grand Forks, ND.  As we approached Fargo, a severe weather warning was announced on the radio. We were told to expect 60 mile per hour winds, rain and hail. … Continue reading

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CAVC–MURPHY V. SHINSEKI-NO GOOD DEED GOES UNPUNISHED

Murphy’s immutable First Law of Life simply states  “No good deed goes unpunished”. It is predicated on the inevitable outcomes of many good souls who tried to prove its fallacy. So many have broken their spear on this precept that … Continue reading

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MARINES–ONE OF THE QUINTESSENTIAL FORCES IN LIFE

In my travels in Southeast Asia, I had occasion to rub shoulders with some of the Marines who were sightseeing along the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos. They were quiet, reserved and not taken to long sentences. We flew … Continue reading

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BVA–ROAD TRIP TO VIETNAM

WANTED: NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICERS PROOF OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION REQUIRED I’ve read a lot of these but this one is unique. The vet was out of the service and decided to go get his brother’s body in Vietnam and bring it … Continue reading

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BVA–WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE? TIMES 2

First let me say that I am shocked- shocked I say- that Congress has approved Laura Eskinazi as a Veterans Law Judge. She, for all of you in the dark, has been the Veterans’ nemesis over at the Office of … Continue reading

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