Veterans Administration

Matt Stoller has an absolutely stunning expose over at Republic Report. How cynical do you have to be to fire veterans to allow politicians to give patronage contracts to their pals - especially when it's for the Veterans Benefits Read more...
The period from January 20th, 2001 until the same day in 2009 was not a good time to be a veteran. Conservative experiments in privatization resulted in the Walter Reed scandal -- America's heroes among rats and moldy walls. The Bushies cut claims Read more...
Rachel Maddow talked about the GOP's new "Pledge to America" which was widely panned, even by those on the right like Red State's Erick Erickson for the fact that it's very long on ideals and short on specifics. And Rachel is absolutely correct that Read more...
Bob Cesca hit the nail on the head with this one... psychotic. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA) has no problem shutting down the VA in order to pursue this ridiculous Republican government shut-down strategy Yep, the most vulnerable Read more...
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - The New Epidemic In The Military
(PTSD - what the next epidemic is going to look like) [media id=17273] Not very much has been mentioned about PTSD and the state of our Military ( Read more...

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[media id=10637] (h/ Heather) Tom Tancredo stormed off the set of the Ed Show when he was debating health care with Markos Moulitsas. Poor baby. It Read more...
Rep. Lynn Woolsey, chair of the largest caucus in Congress -- the Congressional Progressive Caucus -- refuted Fox's daylong talking point, that Presid Read more...
From http://www.dustytrice.com/: I got to witness something really special the other day. About a dozen tea party activists had staked out Sen. Al Read more...
August 24, 2009 MSNBC's Take On Veterans Administration's "Death Book" [media id=9593] FOX's Take On Veterans Administration's "Death Book" [media Read more...
Well, what do you know. Looks like Chris Wallace was not just completely hostile to Tammy Duckworth during her interview on Fox News Sunday where Wall Read more...