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Category Archives: Veterans

Shinseki – Sterling


Eric Shinseki has served since 2009 as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Many of us remember him fondly as the then Army Chief of Staff what testified to the Senate during the run-up to the invasion of a then-sovereign Iraq that Iraq post-invasion would require “something in the order of several hundred thousand soldiers.” This […]

Happy Veteran’s Day!


WASHINGTON — Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) distinguished himself Thursday as the only senator to oppose a measure aimed at hiring veterans, calling it a “trick” by the Obama administration and Democrats. Seriously? He knew his decision wouldn’t be popular, but still cast the lone vote against an amendment to grant employers tax breaks worth up […]

Happy Memorial Day


I don’t know about you, but I think most Americans have a pretty screwed up notion of what Memorial Day is. See how many people you know who wish you a “happy” Memorial Day and you’ll see what I mean, or how many of your Facebook friends write that you should “hug a vet” today. […]