Monthly Archives: October 2014

HALLOWEEN FACIAL

Another huge influx of wonderful contributions to the humor page. You have no idea how much joy this can bring to depressed souls. Or depraved souls. Or Tourette’s guys like me. or…

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VAROs–SQUANDERING SCARCE JUDICIAL RESOURCES

Often in the course of my claims and  appeals, I have run across the term above in conjunction with the term ” in the interests of judicial economy”. They are catchphrases either at the BVA kiddycourt or the august CAVC where … Continue reading

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DOJ’S HOLDER LETS VA OFFICIALS SKATE

It seems no matter how many Veterans you kill via ignoring their medical needs or simply scheduling them further and further into the future until they die, there is no “criminal intent”. Well, boy howdy I’m sure glad to know … Continue reading

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MORE FACE FUN

Every time I put up some of the stuff you Vets send me to post for humor, it creates a bow wave of even more. Witness one third of what arrived in the last week:        

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Virgina veterans eager for any information about the Veterans’ Choice Card

Hampton (VA) professional investigative reporter for 10 On Your Side (WAVY-TV), Chris Horne, has done a nice video report (10/27/14) on the Veterans’ Choice Card and the need for it.  Hampton Roads is of course home to the Naval Station … Continue reading

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VAOIG CONTINUES TO POINT TO EARLIER WARNINGS

Our exalted VA Office of Imposter Gadget is on a virtual full-time news feed trying in desperation to release heretofore unknown records on all manner of subjects that were there for the asking but were never summoned forth for further … Continue reading

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Post-9/11 veterans and a look-back to 9/11/01 and 9/11/12

I’ve been reading about younger veterans.  One nonpartisan organization, the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), has released a very modest set of questions this cohort should ask candidates before the upcoming mid-term elections.  Like Vietnam veterans, this group … Continue reading

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BVA–PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM–JETGUNs

Here’s the shortest decision on jetguns or any kind of BVA appeal I’ve ever seen. It’s uncanny. NO discussion. No long drawn out dog and pony show. Just a simple ” He says it was jetguns. Doctor agrees. Granted. Next? … Continue reading

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VA FORM 9–EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW

What is it about completing a Form 9 substantive appeal for your claim(s) within that sixty day window that seems so insurmountable? What seems so daunting from a pro se claimant’s perspective that provokes dread, confusion and indecision on what … Continue reading

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VHA’s Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA)

If climbing into a tub to take a shower is a perilous activity, installing a low-threshold shower is a sensible preventative measure to reduce injuries as these VA before and after photos illustrate.  Clearly the cost of such alterations is prohibitive … Continue reading

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