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The suicide rate is skyrocketing among American troops as numbers have reached nearly one per day in 2012, according to new Pentagon data revealed in a report on Thursday. Over the first 155 days of 2012 154 active-duty troops have Read more...
On Thursday, I posted about Lilly Washington, the woman who was visiting her son in a military hospital in Germany and returned to find her home had been foreclosed, and all her belongings sent to the city dump, including her son's Purple Read more...
May is Move Our Money Month. Bank Local! http://fthebanks.org Will we continue down the path to less freedom, less free time, and more stress. More bills, more greed, environmental destruction. Will we allow the 1% to get away with Read more...
Weekend Gramophone - Besancon Festival - 1949
(Almost that time again) As you know, one of my biggest guilty pleasures is listening to old live concerts - really old ones. A few weeks ago I posted an excerpt of a New York Philharmonic concert from 1960 featuring Fritz Reiner. This time Read more...
The Huffington Post: Perhaps feeling the ratings heat, Fox News is making changes to its afternoon lineup. TVNewser reports that E.D. Hill, who ho Read more...

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SF Chronicle: Thousands of Iraqi and Afghanistan veterans are returning home only to become casualties of war - at their own hands. Suffering from p Read more...
Left in Alabama: More support for Jim Webb's GI Bill legislation. Are you listening, John McCain, and all you other Republicans in Congress? PTSD: Gi Read more...
No, really. It is. Seriously. [media id=4886] [media id=4887] (h/t JL) Today's testimony before the House was not quite as riveting as yesterday's Read more...
You knew it couldn't last much longer. VetVoice: In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday, Army Vice Chief of Staff Genera Read more...
NOW: For many Iraq and Gulf War veterans, the transition from battlefield to home front is difficult. Bouts of fierce anger, depression and anxiet Read more...