Category Archives: All about Veterans

EXPOSED VET RADIO SHOW THURSDAY 22 DECEMBER

As many blogs as I have written about VA law and the shortest distance between filing and winning, VA nevertheless constantly reinvents the wheel to make it more complicated or just plain onerous. Considering we inhabit what many have called … Continue reading

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING 2022

I hope this missive finds all my friends, clients and their families alive and in better health than some unfortunate folks in the world.  My “family” of Veterans is far more closely knit than most with a job like representation. … Continue reading

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THE (CONTINUING) UNABRIDGED HISTORY OF THE VA

I received a new package of “Chalk talk” blogs from Eric Hughes several days ago. I apologize for taking so long to put them up. The fact is my email has been recently bombarded incessantly with all the news about … Continue reading

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IDLE HANDS ARE THE DEVIL’S WORKSHOP

While this blog won’t solve any VA claims problems, it’s a pleasant interlude in between claims filings and their resolution. Having been hatched on the day reserved for fools, humor is an integral part of my psyche. Nothing passes me … Continue reading

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EXPOSED VET RADIO SHOW- ‘CAUSE WE BAD-WE’RE NATIONWIDE

I love ZZ Top. They have tons of great material. But then, sometimes I come across some too. Mine is more of the kind that helps Vets-not their psyche-unless you count the win that finally puts them on Easy Street. … Continue reading

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EXPOSED VET RADIO SHOW THURDSAY 20 OCTOBER 1900 HRS E

How many of you have applied for an increase after about 10 years and they run you through the new c&p gamut of what would appear to be a normal physical with a side order of closer examination of an … Continue reading

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LIFE THEN AND NOW–1970 AND 2022

At some point in our sunset years we Vietnam Veterans look back on our military career, however brief, and compare it to the here and now. Most, if not all of us, probably feel like the old Virginia Slims™ cigarette … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO ASKNOD.COM

Yeppers. You read that correctly. For over a decade, I’ve tried to hornswoggle that German domain squatter into coughing up asknod.com. He finally relented after an extended bargaining session. I’ll tell you he drove a hard bargain. GoDaddy© locked it … Continue reading

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LINCOLN LOG SMC UPDATE

Cupcake and I attended a soirée for a politician wannabe recently. A rude, pushy woman we know got in my face and asked my opinion á-propos  Roe versus Wade. Hoooooo, doggies. I thought for a few seconds and finally came … Continue reading

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LINCOLN LOG SMC-PREPARE THE PUNJI PIT

Some litigators are recalcitrant to reveal their techniques for getting from A to B. I don’t feel that way. This is a true Do-It-Yourself (DIY) site. I don’t have time to do every claim that comes through the door. If … Continue reading

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