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In other news, water is wet

| September 15, 2020 | 34 Comments
In other news, water is wet

Milking his 15 minutes of fame for a few more seconds, Retired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman says he’s “absolutely” become a “never-Trumper” after coming under relentless attack from President Donald Trump, telling NBC News’ Lester Holt that the White House leaked a classified memo about him to congressional Republicans in a bid to smear him. […]

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Sean Parnell, Army Ranger Veteran, Challenges Democrat Conor Lamb

| June 20, 2020 | 15 Comments
Sean Parnell, Army Ranger Veteran, Challenges Democrat Conor Lamb

Sean Parnell posted a campaign video. He’s running as a Republican against Representative Conor Lamb (D-Pa). Utilizing the theme and style of Dollar Shave Club advertisements, he pillories Lamb, Pelosi, “The Squad”, Sanders, and Biden. The article and video says it best. From PJ Media: “Do you really think Nancy Pelosi has your best interest […]

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Florida Bill Targets Stolen Valor

| November 7, 2019 | 14 Comments
Florida Bill Targets Stolen Valor

A Florida bill aimed at curbing stolen valor has unanimously passed through the first of three committee stops according to floridapolitics.com. Florida law already makes it illegal for a person to either misrepresent himself or herself as a member of the military or wear “the uniform of or any medal or insignia authorized for use […]

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Vets’ Benefits In the News – Again

| April 10, 2019 | 33 Comments
Vets’ Benefits In the News – Again

  It seems that, according to this article linked below, women are either not signing up for the VA benefits upon discharge, or else they don’t know that they have them. Per the article: Pennsylvania Rep. Chrissy Houlahan admits she never even looked into her veterans benefits until she ran for Congress. “I just never thought that […]

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Vietnam Vet Wins Two Decade Long Legal Fight over Displaying Old Glory

| March 18, 2019 | 49 Comments
Vietnam Vet Wins Two Decade Long Legal Fight over Displaying Old Glory

CBNNews reports that a Vietnam veteran has won his court battle and is allowed to display his American flag on a flagpole in his yard. A Vietnam veteran reinstalled a flag pole in his yard after decades of trying to resolve a dispute with Wyndham Homeowners Association in Henrico County, Virginia. Nearly two decades ago, […]

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President’s Day

| February 18, 2019 | 17 Comments
President’s Day

In recognition of President’s Day, our own Veritas Omnia Vincit has penned an essay on one of the lesser lights that inhabited 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Interesting fellow, that Benjamin Harrison. Here’s VOV: Veritas Omnia Vincit Great American, or obscure footnote of history? One of the most interesting aspects of the United States is the large […]

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George Bush, 41st President, Dies at 94

| December 1, 2018 | 44 Comments
George Bush, 41st President, Dies at 94

 George Herbert Walker Bush, the president who managed the end of the Cold War and forged a global coalition to oust Iraqi forces from Kuwait, has died at age 94.  In a political career that spanned three decades, he lost his bid for re-election and lived to see his son win the Oval Office. The death of […]

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When they start pimping out the corpse of a dead veteran for votes…everyone should lose.

| October 1, 2018 | 24 Comments
When they start pimping out the corpse of a dead veteran for votes…everyone should lose.

The corpse of Jason Simcakoski seems to be popular fodder for political grazing these days.  Jason died in 2014 while in the care of the VA.  Now,  Leah Vukmir and Tammy Baldwin are using his death in their respective campaign adds. The parents and widow of a Marine veteran who died at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center […]

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