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Sweden officially recognizes Palestinian state, Israel recalls ambassador

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- Jim W. Dean…”Swedish FM Margot Wallstrom said it all, that some would say that this action was too soon, but that is was really too late.”

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Civil Liberties and Freedom,Editor,Foreign Relations,Government,Politics | Read More »

Netanyahu is a ‘chickenshit,’ Obama official says – Updated twice

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- Jim W. Dean…”Obama has thrown the gauntlet down to AIPAC just before the election, as in, “Ya want a piece of me? Come and get it!”

October 29th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Foreign Relations,Government | Read More »

Turkey says FSA must be equipped and trained to rule in Kobani

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- Jim W. Dean…”This move would keep the Kobani border under Erdogan’s control to supply the FSA and ISIL, while pretending to be part of the coalition.”

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Does the VA Have a Women Veterans Problem?

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October 26, 2014 When Angela King left the Navy and enrolled in Ohio State University, she struggled to find classmates who could understand her military experience.

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

State plan is aimed at helping Alabama veterans

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State officials have a new plan they say will improve and coordinate services for Alabama veterans and their families.

October 27th, 2014 | Posted in Regional,Vet News | Read More »

Israeli minister warns of crisis in ties with US

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- Jim W. Dean…”Obama is sending a message, that he knows the Likuds pulled the Gaza bombing to kill the new Palestinian coalition government.”

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Washington snubs Israeli minister of military affairs

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- Jim W. Dean…”The good general got to have his meetings with his military counterparts, but then got the White House cold shoulder.”

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Is ECIPS The New World Order?

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- I am not mucn of a writer and therefore just bring some perspective to new developments in the world. I found this link on an hidden secret page of the ECIPS

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Fact Check Congress

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- RUSS REPORT-Last week, once again, the Los Angeles Daily News paid homage to Los Angeles veterans by pandering to Congressman Brad Sherman

October 24th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Politics | Read More »

Middle East borders bound to change: Israel minister

Moshe Ya'alon got his slap down last week. It is Bibi's turn now

- Jim W. Dean…”Okay, you know what I am going to say here, “You just can’t make this stuff up!” Israeli Military Affairs Minister Ya’alon tells us that Mideast borders…

October 24th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,WarZone | Read More »

Syria shoots down army jets operated by ISIL

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- Jim W. Dean…”But by the US letting the Syrians shoot down these two MIGS, they killed the pilots, a much better deal. Color me suspicious.”

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Saudi king’s nephew admits to Riyadh support for ISIL

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- Jim W. Dean…”But still, it is significant that the highly visible prince was tasked with making the point, just a clue to evaluate any meaning shift…”

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Blackwater guards convicted in 2007 Baghdad shooting

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- Jim W. Dean…’These convictions will dampen the “anything goes” attitute that grew out of the situation in Iraq of “shoot first and ask questions later”.

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Foreign Relations,Government,Politics | Read More »

Veterans Stand Down gives helping hand to vets in need

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It’s once again time to stand up for veterans.homeless_stand down

The ninth annual North Valley Stand Down to help homeless and at-risk veterans begins Thursday at the Shasta District Fair grounds.

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Regional,Vet News | Read More »

Sanders Reacts to Social Security Adjustment

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, said he is “disappointed” by today’s announcement of only a 1.7 percent increase in the cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security beneficiaries and disabled veterans.

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Kiev government used cluster munitions in Donetsk: HRW

Kiev using these has not been an isolated incident

- Jim W. Dean…”Kiev used banned weapons to finish off the Republics and consolidate their power with the full approval of the US and EU. There was no significant outcry from the voters of either.”

October 21st, 2014 | Posted in Editor,WarZone | Read More »

Veterans groups work to reopen homeless shelter in NY

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A small puddle formed on a dust- and dirt-covered floor as water dripped from a huge hole in the ceiling.

October 21st, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Regional,Vet News,Veteran Service Organizations | Read More »

VA to Offer GI Bill Scholarships for Surviving Spouses

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U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs will begin accepting applications for college scholarships for surviving spouses of service members who died in the line of duty.

October 21st, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Younger Veterans bypass VFW, American Legion for service, fitness groups

A new mission: After serving eight years in the Army Reserves, including a tour in Iraq, Kate Hoit wants to stay active in community service. She and other post-9/11 veterans say they feel more welcome in modern groups. (Andrew Harnik/The ... more >

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Kate Hoit served eight years in the Army Reserves, including a tour in Iraq, but when she tried to join her local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter, someone asked whether she needed an application for military spouses instead.

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

The Art of Robert Hanson

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A touch of the organized side of an area where organization is resisted with vigor.

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Living | Read More »

Turkey refuses to reveal name of suspect in death of Press TV reporter

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- “If Turkey did kill her, it was sending a message to all the other journalists to keep their mouths shut.”

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Remaining Space Limited for the 2014 NCHV Vets Access to Housing Summit

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Download the 2014 NCHV Veterans Access to Housing Summit brochure, which features an overview of the schedule for the event, Summit objectives, and hotel information.

October 17th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

ISIS in Syria train Iraqi pilots in captured jets

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- Jim W. Dean…” I am posting this as a curiosity, of which there is no shortage in the Terror Wars , and by that I mean where all sides are engaging in terror.”

October 17th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,WarZone | Read More »

VT Medicine: Concerns Regarding Ebola

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- “Diagnosing Ebola in a person who has been infected only a few days is difficult, because the early symptoms like fever are nonspecific to Ebola infection…”

October 16th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,WarZone | Read More »

Social imbalance in Europe is increasing

The young are disproportionately affected

- Jim W. Dean…”These social statistical reports tell us what we already know about who is poor. The real work begins as to why, and what can be done to fix it.”

October 16th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Female Vets Say They’ll Put Country First, Even On Capitol Hill

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As the war against the so-called Islamic State continues in the Middle East, political ads have for weeks been raising the specter of terrorism. And several congressional candidates with military experience say they’re the ones who can best keep America safe.

October 16th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Partnerships Battle Homelessness Among Veterans

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“Lazy” is not a word in Serafin Perez’s vocabulary.

He’s had a job since his teens. After serving in the Navy and Army for 16 years, the Iraq War veteran secured civilian employment in private security.

October 15th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Vet News | Read More »

The China-US Economies hold some big surprises

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- Jim W. Dean…”China does hold a trillion dollars our debt and more currency reserves than anybody, so you have to give the still Communist Chinese credit.”

October 15th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

EU Sanction Losses $65 billion for 2014

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-Jim W. Dean…”This current news hopefully will trigger some major political repercussions as to how the sanction craziness really all happened.”

October 14th, 2014 | Posted in Corruption,Editor,Foreign Relations,Government,Politics | Read More »

VA Secretary McDonald Urge Medical Students to Care for Vets

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.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald met with medical students at the University of Vermont today as part of a recruiting drive to bring more doctors, nurses and other health care professionals into the VA.

October 14th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

 

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