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Senator Bernie Sanders , Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs has already answered all of the republican faked up questions and false concern - with action, and is working overtime ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 06:32 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Pentagon is in a full court press to sabotage pay for the military and veteran communities. Nearly every week over the last year, there has been a concerted effort by decision makers in ...
by callawar
Comment Count 89 comments on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 04:07 AM PST with 38 Recommends
In the December 2013 issue of American Legion magazine (a publication for veterans who are members of the American Legion), the centerpiece of the issue was an interview with Oliver North . To be ...
by Richard Cranium
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 08:07 PM PST with 164 Recommends
Ever wonder why you don't hear much, or fighting hard for, about the issues confronting our women military members and veterans of from the long established national, reactive not proactive, ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 06:42 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The plan to gut Social Security by changing the inflation formula used to calculate benefits is running into trouble. The budget resolution passed by the U.S. Senate on March 30 includes an ...
by Gregory Heires
Comment Count 67 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 07:39 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
Military tuition assistance is one of the big victims due to the sequester: http://www.usnewsuniversitydirectory.com/articles/nation-reacts-to-suspension-of-military-tuition-as_13020.aspx#....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 10:49 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
And Rightfully So!! As I put in reply at Kleins article, "Pony Up Joe, you, from that lofty post, haven't paid a dime for these wars but especially the long term results of, the peoples ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 04:30 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
On this 4th of July, I want to tell you about a man who not only had the courage to fight the darkest impulses of our nation, but who challenged Americans to use a different definition of “patriot��
by MrLiberal
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 05:09 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
My father is one of the most giving people I have ever met. He volunteers his time at church, to his neighbors, to his family and friends. He is also very involved with the American Legion in the ...
by Pa Mom
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 02:03 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Yesterday I attended a family party. (We now gather about four times a year for consolidated birthday parties. This one was more like a mini Christmas since there were five birthdays in May and ...
by grannycarol
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 05:53 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
In a State Republican Party known for it's mendacity, GOPer Mike Parry is making his mark. First gaining ...
by TwoPuttTommy
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 09:37 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I don’t know whose flag it was but I inherited the flag after my father died. The flag was in pristine condition but only 48 stars. My wife and I folded the flag and took it back to Planet Utah.
by UTRepub
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 12:19 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Yesterday I was attacked for being the "problem" with the service officers normally known as (SO's) they are the representatives that are entrusted to process the veterans and widows compensation ...
by testvet6778
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Mar 11, 2010 at 02:51 AM PST with 12 Recommends
I posted this back at the beginning of the month, but I wanted to try again: My father is one of the most giving people I have ever met. He volunteers his time at church, to his neighbors, to ...
by Pa Mom
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 22, 2009 at 05:57 AM PST with 1 Recommend
My father is one of the most giving people I have ever met. He volunteers his time at church, to his neighbors, to his family and friends. He is also very involved with the American Legion in the ...
by Pa Mom
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Nov 19, 2009 at 12:29 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Not even waiting for the debacles to end and all the soldiers to come home, where have I seen this All before! I get a newsletter, many 'Nam Vets and now OIF and OEF Active and Vets are on his list,
by jimstaro
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2009 at 05:43 AM PST with 11 Recommends
When I got out of the Army I joined the American Legion, mainly out of respect for my Father, he was proud of his youngest boy for serving in the military and was even prouder that he and I were the ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 389 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2009 at 04:32 PM PST with 651 Recommends
In a speech to the American Legion today, Dick Cheney again defended the use of torture by the CIA. You've got ...
by the sandman
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2008 at 11:25 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
In a bold leap forward in his nationalistic rhetoric, John McCain yesterday warned the World to get off America's lawn. Addressing the American Legion Convention in Phoenix, McCain complained about ...
by smintheus
Comment Count 176 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2008 at 06:50 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
In response to my email to them about their position on FISA, I got the following email from the American Legion. Although well written and seemmingly well considered, the AL position on Illegal ...
by DevonTexas
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2008 at 08:54 AM PST with 7 Recommends