Veterans Affairs

Soldier's Mom: Military Suicides Are 'Out Of Control'

This is why I'm so deeply cynical about the so-called "patriotism" of certain politicians. You would think at the very least, taking care of the troops when they come home would be first on their list -- but instead, they talk about tax

Haley Barbour: 'Romney Is Smart' Not To Lay Out Policies

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) on Sunday said that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney was "smart" not to give voters specifics about how he would govern if elected president of the United States. During an interview on CBS, host Bob Schieffer

HUAH! Maddow Finds The VA Wedge

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

Mike's Blog Roundup

Wonk Room: Black Chamber of Commerce CEO calls Barbra Boxer a racist MAL Contends: What Economy? Let the financial inquest begin Veterans Today: To

Broken Promises

SF Chronicle: Thousands of Iraqi and Afghanistan veterans are returning home only to become casualties of war - at their own hands. Suffering from p