Monthly Archives: July 2015

Veteran in hospice: HCV stage 4 liver failure

We know HCV-infected veterans are suffering all over the country.  One, Mike Blackburn, was not tested for HCV until last year.  His story is told in an official military e-newsletter (Redstone Arsenal, AL).  Blackburn, 62, has hepatitis C virus with stage 4 … Continue reading

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FEDS ANNOUNCE NEW STATESIDE POLICY ON MILITARY USE OF GUNS

In response to the most recent atrocity in Tennessee by a troubled young American, the Federal Government today announced plans to erect safe rooms at all federal facilities. Called the “Quiver in place” Program, the newly designed safe rooms will be impervious … Continue reading

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VIETNAM DUSTOFF ASSOCIATION REUNION 2015

I have been asked to attend and speak at the upcoming prestigious VDA 2015 reunion in the Los Angeles suburb of San Diego. There, along the Pacific Ocean,  Cupcake and I will meet a close cadre of  Vietnam Vets who … Continue reading

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Dry mouth? VA Formulary has artificial saliva

My old Marine has been spending a small fortune on Biotene products to deal with dry mouth, a condition that probably began during HCV treatment (PDF download –12 page report) and worsened due to two medications he takes and needs.  He’s … Continue reading

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VA–GRAND PLAN TO “TRIM” BUDGET– 86 THE TDIUs

Only at 810 VArmit Ave. NW 20420 could anyone with an IQ over 75 come up with this plan. 318,000 Vets on TDIU (Total Disability due to Individual Unemployment) … nationwide… in the whole VBA system. Did I mention it was … Continue reading

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CAVC–LOUDERBACK vs McDONALD-BACK TO THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE

Imagine. Another reversal from Brother Greenberg up at the Big House at 625 Native Americana Ave, NW. This one, while a single judge memorandum, is still valuable and very notable for several reasons we will see. Most importantly, it points … Continue reading

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FAKE SOVALDI

I have been asked to spread the word about a website (FacePlace, where else?) that is selling “fake” Sovaldi. I personally have no direct proof that this is indeed the case but it stands to reason that a sucker is … Continue reading

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