Monthly Archives: January 2015

LZ CORK–BOB LOCKETT’S LP AT THE BOTTOM OF THE LZ.

LZ Cork was a zit on Charlie’s ass from the moment they built it in early fall 1968. It’s artillery covered a wide swath of land from it’s high perch. The Viet Cong began an eradication plan in earnest when … Continue reading

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CAVC BIRTH OF A WRIT–ACT II SCENE 6-THE 30 DAY LETTER

This is what we have been waiting for with parted lips, bated breath and straining eyes for fifteen days. Obviously Judge Davis is giving the VA lots of room to maneuvre their post-hoc rationalizations into place. Much like artillery emplaced … Continue reading

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CAVC–BIRTH OF A WRIT–ACT II SCENE 5-THE BITCHSLAP BACK

As somewhat expected, but so inartfully done, Judge Davis has decided there will be no Oral Roberts speaking at the CAVC regarding my request for an oral briefing. Judge Davis is not “Veteran friendly” in most cases and could have … Continue reading

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ROTTEN BUTTER AND HORSE TREATS

Yeppers. Just like the title suggests, this did not turn out well. I have an incurable appetite and considering how skinny I am, it’s a good thing. I get those 8 pound cheesecakes at Costco and that covers a week. Being that … Continue reading

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LZ CORK– ST. VALENTINE’S DAY 2015

As promised, our war hero Butch Long is recovering slowly and regaining his strength. He hasn’t graduated from his wheelchair yet but all in good time. We’re on for Congressman Kilmer presenting his medals and the CIB he somehow missed the … Continue reading

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BVA’s ESKINAZI– THE PROBLEM BEGAN IN 1988

When we think of delay in our VA benefits sector, we ascribe it to too few raters being asked to decide too many claims with too little information in real time. Unfortunately, in VAland, “real time” is three months ago. … Continue reading

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CAVC–WHY A WRIT CAN BACKFIRE–WE FIXED IT, YOUR HONOR.

In keeping with Writ week, I peruse the Court decisions daily for fodder to illustrate how and why your writs can go astray. Here, Ms. Rhonda Hunt is going to find out that she was granted what she asked for. … Continue reading

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