Exclusive Interview with the Talking Dog (RR)

Exclusive Interview with the Talking Dog (RR)

“YOU’LL NEVER, EVER REALLY KNOW” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Oct. 22, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to an exclusive interview with the Talking Dog. For those of you out there in TV Land, the Talking Dog represents the conscience of a Vietnam Veteran who went through the wringer, maybe not any more […]

Hey, Rep. Frederica Wilson: I Didn’t Get Killed (RR)

Hey, Rep. Frederica Wilson: I Didn’t Get Killed (RR)

“NOTHING SACRED LEFT” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Oct. 20, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ As you can see, we’re back on our corner across the street from the railroad station about to waylay some folks on their way to the big city. Excuse me, sir, I’m […]

Zorkophsky says PTSD Will Mess You Up (RR)

Zorkophsky says PTSD Will Mess You Up (RR)

“LOST LIVES” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Sep. 4, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to yet another interesting episode of ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ Hello, I’m your Roving Reporter, and sitting across the desk from me is none other than Professor Zorkophsky, the prolific bestselling author with yet another book at the top […]

Countries Falling like Bowling Pins (RR)

Countries Falling like Bowling Pins (RR)

“GET A GRIP ON IT” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Feb. 21, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ The other day I expressed my personal opinion about Melania reciting ‘The Lord’s Prayer’ and the office was immediately inundated with congratulations. However, there were a few Hillary-lovers out there who accused the […]

The Nut Conference Part II (RR)

The Nut Conference Part II (RR)

THE “FAILURE” CONUNDRUM by OPOVV, ©2016 (Dec. 15, 2016) — “Welcome to our second lecture on ‘PTSD’ as we welcome, once again, the viewing audience of ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ “As you may recall, the last lecture covered a PTSD-afflicted person having the inability to express emotions. These people tend to allow ideas to fester until the breaking point, […]

The Nut Conference (RR)

The Nut Conference (RR)

“TREATABLE, BUT NOT WITH A PILL” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Dec. 12, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Tonight’s format has been changed a little; rather than standing out in the elements on the sidewalk across from the railroad station freezing our behinds off, we’re cozy inside the auditorium at the university about to listen […]

Inequities in the Law have Produced Inequities in Life

Inequities in the Law have Produced Inequities in Life

SUBJECT OF CONCERN:  AMERICAN FLAG-BURNING by Thomas Pastore, ©2016 (Dec. 5, 2016) — Americans must first educate themselves and become familiar with the country they live in. Constitutionally-protected free speech is not absolute. Americans running around the country burning American Flags with liberal-leaning media at their side does not constitute or guarantee absolute speech protections. […]

Veterans Day November 11th—Thank a Veteran

Veterans Day November 11th—Thank a Veteran

“I WILL ENDURE” by Capt. Joseph R. John (Ret.), ©2016, Chairman, Combat Veterans For Congress PAC (Nov. 11, 2016) — We “Honor” Veterans who have served in the US Armed Forces during the 240-year history of the Republic and those who gave their last full measure of devotion in defense of the nation. An average of […]

The Little Congress that Couldn’t or Wouldn’t

The Little Congress that Couldn’t or Wouldn’t

WHAT PURPOSE IS IT SERVING? by Dr. Thomas E. Davis, Colonel, USA (Ret), ©2016 (Jul. 14, 2016) — Barry Soetoro-Obama, or whatever his correct name may be, has been usurping the office of President of these United States for some seven and one-half years. He has accomplished absolutely Zero of anything of value. OH! He has […]

The Audie Murphy PTSD Awards (RR)

The Audie Murphy PTSD Awards (RR)

“UNACCEPTABLE” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Apr. 5, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another educational and entertaining episode of ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ We’ve come a long way since our first broadcast under the awning across from the railroad station, all the way to our city’s convention center to act as Master […]

Reality on Guarding Another Rock Pile

Reality on Guarding Another Rock Pile

“ANOTHER DAY OF TRYING TO STAY ALIVE” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Jan. 29, 2016) — [A note to the Readers: What you are about to read is based on a conversation I had recently from some of our National Guardsmen upon their return from a tour in Afghanistan. Take from it whatever suits you. It may […]

Pre-Awards Ceremony (RR)

Pre-Awards Ceremony (RR)

CAN WE BELIEVE ANYTHING THE MEDIA TELLS US? by OPOVV, ©2015 (Dec. 30, 2015) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and do we ever have news for you tonight. Before our boss sent us out in this inclement weather, we were informed that we made the short list of ‘Editorials of the Year.’ All that’s […]

The Guru of 118th Ave. West (RR)

The Guru of 118th Ave. West (RR)

“NOTHING ABOUT THE VA HAS CHANGED” by OPOVV, ©2015 (Jul. 13, 2015) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. We’ve received a rather interesting suggestion from one of our longtime viewers, Lela, about a rather strange individual who lives on the edge of town. The talk on the street is this guy has all the answers to […]

A Message to the Vets Who are Nuts

A Message to the Vets Who are Nuts

“YOU’RE STILL NEEDED TO DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION” by OPOVV, ©2015 (Jul. 6, 2015) — Everyone’s time in the military is an unique experience. Some have it relatively easy compared to those who had limbs blown off, but there are some common denominators that they all share. One such common experience is what I refer to as […]

On Memorial Day and Every Day We Honor America’s Veterans and Call Their Attention to the “VetSalute” Website‏

On Memorial Day and Every Day We Honor America’s Veterans and Call Their Attention to the “VetSalute” Website‏

“FREEDOM IS NOT FREE” by Capt. Joseph R. John (Ret.), ©2015, Co-Founder, CombatVeteransForCongress (May 21, 2015) — Since December 7, 1941 over one million members of the US Armed Forces have been wounded, and over 500,000 made the ultimate sacrifice, having lost their lives in Combat.  A much larger number of US military personnel  have […]

A Heroic Combat Marine, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, USMC, Speaks Out

A Heroic Combat Marine, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, USMC, Speaks Out

“OCCUPANT OF OVAL OFFICE” DID NOTHING TO STOP PHYSICAL, MENTAL ABUSE OF COMBAT VETERAN by Capt. Joseph R. John (Ret.), ©2014, Co-Founder, CombatVeteransForCongress (Nov. 7, 2014) — If you watched Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, USMC interview with Greta Van Susteren, no matter how tough you are, it will break your heart.  Sgt. Tahmooressi is a “heroic” […]

Marine Jailed in Mexico Released

Marine Jailed in Mexico Released

ON “HUMANITARIAN” GROUNDS by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 31, 2014) — A U.S. Marine was released from prison in Mexico where he had been held since April 1 under harsh conditions at times. Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi had served two tours of duty in Afghanistan and had been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  A resident of […]

Aboard the Enterprise with a Pig pb

Aboard the Enterprise with a Pig pb

“WE NEED EVERY VETERAN” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Oct. 11, 2014) — We were Veterans spinning out of control, and by some mysterious force we’d find ourselves at my apartment watching Star Trek together, same time, every weekday. How it all came about no one remembers, but we would assume a different role during each episode by […]

Notes From Across the Chasm

Notes From Across the Chasm

“AMERICA NEEDS YOU NOW MORE THAN EVER” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Oct. 1, 2014) — A plane goes down; a mail truck goes over the guardrail into the drink. After thinking, “Too bad” and “Tough luck,” my thoughts turn to the “What if’s?” as in lost mortgage payments (“Well, I mailed it;” “Ha-ha. The ‘check’s in the […]

Irreconcilable Differences, Part 3 pb

Irreconcilable Differences, Part 3 pb

“IT IS TIME TO PART OUR WAYS” by Tom Pastore, Vietnam Veteran, ©2014 (Jun. 20, 2014) — [Editor’s Note:  This is the third and final part of Mr. Pastore’s series covering the treatment of veterans throughout U.S. history.  Parts 1 and 2 can be found here and here, respectively.] The Korean War appeared to be […]