Category Archives: VA Secretaries

THE DEEP STATE RULING THE VA

Our Secret Squirrel officer from  security was recently down at Mar-A-Lago. S/he knows a certain paparazzi who snaps stuff for the tabloids. He managed to get these closeups with his drone of the purported secret cabal arriving at the servants … 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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SCHULKIN–SHOULD HE STAY OR SHOULD HE GO?

I’ll let you be the judge and the jury on this one. What do you do with a cabinet-level political appointee who breaks the law? Let’s put aside the sandbox politics and look at this as adults. You’re appointed to … Continue reading

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Interesting topics

Silvia and Frank have forwarded links to some research and news items that are relevant to our concerns at asknod. From Silvia, this 2009-2007 report is about jet guns (or jet injectors, if you prefer) written from an animal health … Continue reading

Posted in Agent Orange, All about Veterans, AO, Food for thought, General Messages, Guest authors, Jetgun Claims evidence, Medical News, vA news, VA Secretaries, Vietnam Disease Issues | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Tick tock

In 2016, Gulf-era veterans passed Vietnam-era veterans (and Korean/WWII) in the general population. Click the thumbnail below to see a big readable copy of the graphic below. CAVC “wins” older veterans accomplish, pro se or with help, will eventually spare many … Continue reading

Posted in All about Veterans, C&P exams, CAVC Knowledge, CAVC ruling, Food for thought, Future Veterans, General Messages, Guest authors, Important CAVC/COVA Ruling, Lawyering Up, VA Secretaries, VA statistics | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

VA Emergency Care good news: Staab v Sec. Shulkin

Thanks to Frank’s helpful eyeballs, I have some good news to report about the veteran emergency care benefit that has been withheld since 2010. Sec. Shulkin has had a change of heart.  Last week he held that the Staab case … Continue reading

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TDIU–SHULKIN’S NEW ALBATROSS

President Trump is faced with a conundrum firmly ensconced in an enigma. This one is worse than Br’er Bear and Br’er Fox’ tar baby. To put it in its simplest terms, what do you do with a VA schedule for … Continue reading

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