Sing To Annoy The Monster

This is a moving statement for a bruised and injured population. I am proud to see such unity of spirit come together. This demonstration is more powerful than any statement by politicians, lawyers or clerics. This is a statement from the hearts of Norway and the world. The twisted reasoning from this self […]

I Have A Gun and I Have A Grudge

Any excuse, as long as I have a gun and you are on my shit list, BOOM! My self-esteem has been injured, I may feel better if I kill you! So, now, I’m a Domestic Terrorist!

This country has chosen the easy way out of responsibility and reject common […]

Suicide Soldiers: The Grim Math of How We Got Here

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

The last months of 2010 were a grim reminder of our nation’s long history of failing its veterans when statisticians noted a sudden increase in the already high numbers of World War II veterans who committed suicide. They capped off a year that saw four […]

VA Mismanagement and Government-sponsored Health Plans

If I had to choose between high priced arrogant profiteering insurance corporations and uninspired, underpaid, uninterested bureaucratic medical providers, I would hitchhike to Mexico or Canada. […]

Public Service Announcement: Attention Veterans Of Iraq And Afghanistan

Readjustment challenges of combat stress compound the many other challenges servicemen and women face when they return to civilian life. Many times, the only other person who understands that experience and can help with readjustment and, if necessary, recommend mental health services, is another veteran.

[…]

Job Loss Helps Economy, Great – Now We Have A Displaced Voter Crisis

THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION: JULY 2008 – Bureau of Labor Statistics

The unemployment rate rose to 5.7 percent, and nonfarm payroll employment continued to trend down in July (-51,000), the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. Employment continued to fall in construction, manufacturing, and several service-providing industries, […]

Republicans Scramble For Last Drop Of OIL Before Armageddon

… a memo circulated to the GOP caucus, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) implored his members to vote against adjournment for the August recess if the minority cannot secure a vote on offshore drilling or their “all of the above” energy plan.

Bills brought to the floor under suspension of the […]

What More Can We Do To Ruin Our Military?

Military Doctors Withholding Treatment from Soldiers with Mental Health Problems The military is denying crucial care to soldiers, making them vulnerable on the battlefield.

Since 9/11, one Army division has spent more time in Iraq than any other group of soldiers: the 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum, New York.

Over […]

I went to Ronnie Earle as a person in need

Seven years ago two people spoke. What appears to be an intervention, an explanation or a scenario is now a public scrutiny for someone running for office. Politics through scandal is disgusting. Whether impropriety or discussion, influence peddling or loyalty, the Austin American Statesman has launched a controversy that will, no […]

Hostages of America’s Mental Health Crisis – Op-Ed

 

The headlines scream “Hostage Crisis” when they should be screaming “Mental Health Crisis”. What we are witnessing is the meltdown of Mental Health Systems in America. A leaky, ineffective mental health system turns the disturbed and anguished onto an unsuspecting, negligent public.

“I need to speak to Hillary Clinton,” […]