Monthly Archives: May 2017

Memorial Day 2017

When I think of Memorial Day as a holiday now, from the attenuated viewpoint of a Veterans Advocate, my memories drift back to my first few months in country in Thailand. Some one lied and said I spoke French and … Continue reading

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Without commenting one way or the other, I offer this article to the readership as information only. As most know, I was sued along with others over our scandalous allegations of impropriety and sarcastic humor in February 2015. I earned … Continue reading

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One thing I love about Extraordinary Writs is the alacrity that enervates the DVA when it hits 625 Native American Ave. NW. Before it can even be docketed this time, I have a decision back from the Seattle Regional Office … Continue reading

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For those of you who enjoy that Habitat for Humidity steam room feel with  clammy, sweaty skin, and insist on living on the East Coast to relish it all summer, I salute you. I lived in that world for 18 … Continue reading

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Are the walls tumbling down?

The American Legion sponsored a free HCV screening in Vermont last week  according to the Burlington Free Press (Link).  Information on the HCV-jet injector connection is given in the announcement along with this graphic. “Military veterans are five times more … Continue reading

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Nurse tip to me: hospital socks: “throw them out!”

Reason:  they are full of dangerous germs you don’t want to bring home. I believed her and trashed lots of them during my recent hospital stays. I spent a week in the hospital post colon rectal surgery and another week … Continue reading

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I have been invited back because every time Jerrel asks me about how things went in San Antonio at the NOVA conferences, why, we get a caller and the subject gets put on hold. To repair that, we’re going to … Continue reading

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What could be more fun than spending $50 on one of these? Quo Vadis greenhouse? How about that earlier effective date that screwed you- then eluded you? Read on folks. This one’s going out tomorrow with Priority Mail. 2017 CAVC … Continue reading

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Check out some of the new far thinkers at the BVA. Imagine back to that 1981 era when the Eagles just came out with that new album. Long hair was still in… and so was the ILP. We’ve taken it … Continue reading

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Yesterday morning, I dressed up in my “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore” suit. I dialed up the director’s office at the Phoenix Regional Office and was preparing to launch a diatribe on why there … Continue reading

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