Is The Great Western Rural Lifestyle Dying?

Is The Great Western Rural Lifestyle Dying?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2019, President, NARLO (Apr. 14, 2019) — “The Great Western rural landowner epitomizes the raw courage, self-reliance and fierce independence of Western America’s past.  He (or she) must not only face what nature and the markets can throw at him, he must suffer and endure the […]

Inmate Letters Continue to Contradict Private Prison Company’s Claim of Safety, Efficiency

Inmate Letters Continue to Contradict Private Prison Company’s Claim of Safety, Efficiency

“WE HAD A STABBING DURING LUNCH…” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 25, 2017) — On Sunday, the Knoxville News Sentinel published a guest editorial by Harley Lappin, Chief Corrections Officer and Executive Vice President of CoreCivic, a private prison operator based in Nashville. In his column, Lappin defended the company’s record of reportedly lowering costs and […]

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, […]

Did an “Ambush” Result in What the Army Wanted?

Did an “Ambush” Result in What the Army Wanted?

SOLDIER WHO UNDERWENT “FORCED EVALUATION” HOSPITALIZED FOR UNKNOWN REASON by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 3, 2016) — A U.S. Army soldier who remains on active duty despite a documented disability was hospitalized on Thursday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Hospital (WRNMMC). For the last three years, the soldier has resided in an apartment provided to […]

GOP on Suicide Watch

GOP on Suicide Watch

“IN SEARCH OF NEW LEADERSHIP” by JB Williams, ©2016 (Jan. 27, 2016) — Almost a year ago now, in early 2015, before anyone was officially in the GOP race for the White House, there was an organic frontrunner chosen by a half-million Drudge readers, the most conservative database in America today. That natural frontrunner was […]

Veterans Day: Former Cong. Kerry Bentivolio Seeks Justice for 300,000 Veterans Who Died While Waiting For Medical Care From the VA

Veterans Day: Former Cong. Kerry Bentivolio Seeks Justice for 300,000 Veterans Who Died While Waiting For Medical Care From the VA

BUT ILLEGAL ALIENS, “REFUGEES” RECEIVE PROMPT, FREE CARE by Capt Joseph R. John (Ret.), ©2015, Chairman, CombatVeteransForCongress (Nov. 11, 2015) — On September 23, 2015, an endorsed Combat Veteran For Congress, former Cong. Kerry Bentivolio, SFC/MI-ANG (R-MI-11) (Ret) (Disabled American Veteran), who is the only Congressman to ever serve combat tours in Vietnam and Iraq, began […]

Former Cong. Kerry Bentivolio Trekking 570 Miles To Call Attention To Veteran Issues pb

Former Cong. Kerry Bentivolio Trekking 570 Miles To Call Attention To  Veteran Issues pb

23 VETERANS/DAY ARE COMMITTING SUICIDE by Capt Joseph R. John (Ret.), ©2015, Chairman, CombatVeteransForCongress (Sep. 24, 2015) —  On September 23, 2015, former Cong. Kerry Bentivolio, SFC/MI-ANG (R-MI-11) (Ret) (Disabled American Veteran), an endorsed Combat Veteran For Congress who served combat tours in Vietnam and Iraq, is now walking and biking 570 miles from Walled […]

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 […]

22 a Day

22 a Day

“THE RESULTS ARE THE SAME” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Nov. 24, 2014) — Twenty-two of our Veterans are opting out, as a career choice, as it were, by deliberately choosing to stop the memories by the most permanent means available, every day:  by committing suicide. Depending what side you’re on, the living or the dead, the word […]

Veterans Day; Business as Usual in America!! Part 1 pb

Veterans Day; Business as Usual in America!! Part 1 pb

HAS COMMERCIALISM OVERTAKEN WHAT SHOULD BE A DAY OF RESPECT? by Tom Pastore, ©2014 (Nov. 7, 2014) — While some people are still debating who won in the recent elections and why, we are being reminded on all the various forms of modern communications that Veterans Day will soon be upon us. The reasons are […]

You Had Better Figure Out What Is Worth Living For Now

You Had Better Figure Out What Is Worth Living For Now

“DRAW YOUR LINE IN THE SAND” by Dr. Laurie Roth, ©2014 (Jul. 10, 2014) — Did inner peace, joy and happiness die when we were kids?  Do we have moments of feeling good only when Christmas presents appear or someone says or does something nice to us?  Has feeling great inside been hijacked to the land […]

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 […]

The Puzzle

The Puzzle

“THERE’S NO WIN OVER THERE” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Apr. 9, 2014) — ACT I Mozart’s “Requiem” starts to be heard as the house lights dim. Curtain rises on a busy scene of a squad of soldiers dressed in fatigues scurrying around, some in groups, some by themselves. The backdrop is a grey curtain with the outline […]