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Tag: veterans
  • COD YAL Promotes Veterans Rights and Liberties

    The College of the Desert YAL club has had a tough semester with the school administration.  However, we have been able to recruit new members and promote the Constitution as well as free speech on campus. Our main focus has been Veteran’s Rights. Our chapter will be attending Bomani, a fundraising event for veterans on December …

  • An epidemic of veteran suicides

    Above is an inspiring letter received while I was deployed to Iraq. As I read it today, I am reminded that the sad thing about the letter is that more active-duty soldiers and Marines are giving their lives up by their own hands than they are in combat. It is being considered an epidemic of …

  • Statist Worship of Military Veterans by the Occupy Movement

    The Occupy Wall Street movement opens itself up to the possibility that in their statist worship of the military that one of their celebrated veterans might not be whom they claim to be. And indeed, it has happened with the military record of an occupier in question in Buffalo, N.Y.: The claims of a dedicated …

  • Serving the Nation ≠ Serving the State

    While discussing my summer plans recently, the subject of a large rally of Vietnam veterans which is scheduled to occur in DC over the Memorial Day weekend rather oddly came up.  I noted that I thought it was a silly event to have, because although many of the individual veterans are undoubtedly people worthy of …

  • Numbers of Homeless Female Veterans On The Rise

    I came across this story and I must say, it is rather sad. This article talks about how homless female veterans are on the rise from the Afghan and Iraq Wars. Among one of the many examples is Private Margaret Ortiz. Pvt. Ortiz has spent all the money she earned in the military on alcohol …

  • What the God-King won’t tell you when encouraging you to fight in his wars

    The unemployment rate for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the government’s own watered-down methodologies for determining unemployment, is over 20%.  

  • Our Military Veterans

    The brave men and women who put on the uniform of a United States Soldier must be well trained, well paid, and well prepared. Never again should they be used to fight wars for Corporate giants, the United Nations, or any other entity other than Congress; and only then through a Congressional Declaration of War. …