Category Archives: Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

ILP–I CANE NA GIVE YEH NO MORAH, CAP’N

I’m sure that at one time or another in our foggy, golden pasts during that disagreeable, humid hot spell in the South Pacific we endured for a year (or more), we all overheard Scotty tell Kirk more than once the … Continue reading

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THE RAINBOW COLORS OF FALLOUT FROM DEFOLIANTS

While I cannot say I’ve seen Agents Green, Purple or Pink, in a barrel or out, I have seen Agents Orange, Blue and White (Tordon 101)-both falling from the sky and in drums. Fifty gallon drums are hard to miss. … Continue reading

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AO DISEASES ADD ON–DON’T FORGET THE LEWY BODIES

Received this through the NOVA circuit yesterday. Those of you filing for AO presumptives on Parkinson’s Disease for yourselves or your loved ones should have Johnny Vet examined for Lewy bodies. These nasty little blobs of protein deposits develop and … Continue reading

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BVA–PORPHYRIA EQUALS 100% SCHEDULAR

In an important ruling which can be used by other Vets, Veterans Law Judge Vito Clemente made a finding of fact that Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (PCT) can be rated at 100%. The argument is universal and can readily be fashioned to … Continue reading

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AGENT ORANGE–THE NAKED TRUTH

It’s not often you get to see archival footage of contemporary events from the Vietnam Boundary dispute. One notable event, the dispersion of Agent Orange, is often depicted as being a process akin to crop spraying with C-123s. This footage … Continue reading

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AGENT ORANGE SURVEY–PROPUBLICA

Here’s an important tool in uncovering VA’s delay and deny subterfuge on Agent Orange. As most of you know, VA is fond of telling us we weren’t there in Vietnam. Failing that, we were transitory and really had no true … Continue reading

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ILP–THE GREAT BIG TRAVEL BOARD HEARING

Veterans Press-dateline April 29, 2015–Seattle VARO 346. Wowser. As I mentioned several weeks ago, VA opted to take me seriously and get me in to see a Travel Board Judge (VLJ) from the BVA at my earliest convenience. Since we … Continue reading

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