When They Come Home – Critical Update

Sorry, we are here fighting a war in your back yard, you just happen to be in the way … and we will be here for a long time destroying our mental health. […]

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 […]

Furlough Programs, Commutations and Pardons BACKLASH

What do Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis and Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee have in common? Policies that come back to bite their ass. All good intentions aside, any attempt to grant “Second Chance” to convicted felons is ‘Russian Roulette” at best and guaranteed political suicide, always. The touchy feely era is over in […]

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.

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