Category Archives: Independent Living Program

CAVC #18-938–ON BLUE BAYOU

Some would be angry or disconsolate over a loss at the CAVC. I’m not. I screwed up and I thank Judge Bartley for her fastidious attention to ferreting out the kernels of truth and the error(s) of my Extraordinary Writ. … Continue reading

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ROBERT WILKIE-QUO VADIS?

Well now, campers. We have a new VASEC but is it a Hallelujah moment or one more akin to a continuing series of disappointments? History provides us an endless parade of incompetent, well-meaning Secretaries that demonstrated a pronounced proclivity to … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW THIS PM-5-17-2018

I apologize for such short notice. Blame it on a balky CITRIX VBMS connection. Trust ol’ VA to buy the Cheapo Depot™ computer program to underpin a huge national VBMS computer linking VACO to its 56 minions scattered across the … Continue reading

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CAVC–#18-938–SHARPENING UP THE PUNJI STICKS

I reckon you folks don’t know this but Cupcake was laboring under the delusion that I was never going to see my elusive 20’X28′ greenhouse and “other valuable considerations”. I took that bet and it appears she may have to … Continue reading

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CAVC–GRAHAM v SHULKIN- BELTS AND SUSPENDERS GENTLEMEN

They say the third time is the charm. Golly doggie, I’d hope to think so. Judge Bartley kinda got a little hot around the collar on my last foray to try to pour concrete around the  Individualized Independent Living Program … Continue reading

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VRE ILP–THE BAIT, WAIT AND SWITCH TECHNIQUE

Like some amazing chimera, my greenhouse always seemed to be just over the horizon, following completion of that absolute last Performance Work Statement or awaiting final approval from my BFF Jack Kammerer-head of VRE Services Central Office. And boy howdy, … Continue reading

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CAVC-JENSEN V. SHULKIN–25 0R 6 TO FOUR

Every once in a while the stars align at the CAVC and incredible combinations of judges on a panel coalesce into a great decision. Throw in a reverse and remand to “Make it so, Numbah One.” and you have the … Continue reading

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