Putin’s Bounties vs. Trump’s Regime

Several weeks ago, the New York Times, published an article outlining intelligence reports that Russia was offering bounties to the Afghan Taliban for killing American soldiers. Other media outlets and apparently foreign intelligence agencies corroborated the reports. What was the first response from the White House? Well nobody briefed the…

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Today Is Independence Day

On July 4th we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence…the colonies declaration to be free and clear and independent of England’s King George III…on July 4th, 1776. It isn’t Flag Day, although I’ve seen a myriad of social media posts centered around the American Flag. Although the flag…

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Thomas Modly: Through The Glass Darkly

This is probably a week overdue but this stuff is starting to wear on my a bit. But this timeline and the absurdities displayed are indicative of the lack of leadership coming out of the Oval Office…and worse yet…the tendency to go with the prevailing wind. But this byzantine story…

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Official Injury Count From Iranian Attacks In Iraq Now at 34

And the administration just keeps on lying. Lying about our troops and their involvement in conflict and their injuries is just totally unacceptable. So now the injury count…for traumatic brain injuries…is up to 34 from the 11 reported last week. The good news is half of them are back at…

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Veteran’s Day 2019

It is very hard to appreciate the sacrifices made by the many men and women who have served in our armed forces. Even for those of us who had a veteran for a parent, a sibling or a child. We understand how we hurt and worry…but we an never truly…

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One Trump Promise Kept?

We’ll see…but why only those few? Aren’t partially disabled Vets also at risk of living with onerous and burdensome debt? full disclosure: I am the son of a now deceased WWII veteran who was 60% disabled.

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#VietnamWarVeteransDay

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Just What The Flock Is Wrong With The President

Everyone of you knows that I seldom agreed with the late Senator John McCain…but I totally respected his service to the United States and because of his bravery, fortitude, and perseverance while a prisoner of war in North Viet Nam…I have to call him an American hero. But why the…

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Trump Signs Order To Ramp Up Prevention of Suicides By Veterans

This past Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to increase efforts by the federal government to improve prevention of suicides by US military veterans. This is good news! President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday amping up efforts to prevent veteran suicide. Veterans are 1.5 times more likely…

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Something To Think About On THIS Veterans’ Day

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