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Donnelly: Strong military deters wars, not just fights them

A conservative military watchdog says the Pentagon is going too far in giving "pink slips" to active-duty soldiers. The Pentagon has announced that it is laying off thousands of military officers, including many veterans who are serving or have serve ...

VA abuses keep coming, but there is some hope

The can of worms that is the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs isn't empty yet. The VA has been reeling recently from revelations of veterans dying while waiting for medical treatments; and tens of thousands being parked for long terms on secret wa ...

Strange bedfellows: Chaplain and LGBT pride

A former military chaplain is appalled that the top Air Force chaplain would so blatantly embrace homosexual sin and openly invoke God's blessing on homosexuality. The U.S. Air Force chief of chaplains recently delivered the opening prayer at the Pen ...

Controversy swirls over FDR's historic prayer

The names of several liberal religious groups are missing in a letter to Congress against a proposal related to the World War II Memorial, objecting to a historic prayer that is to be inscribed on the monument. The legislative proposal – the World Wa ...

Atheist chaplain? Not gonna happen, says Navy

An organization that promotes religious liberty in the armed forces is grateful that the U.S. Navy rejected a request for the first humanist chaplain. For the second year in a row, the Navy rejected the application of Jason Heap, who sought a commiss ...

VA insiders describe culture of deceit

The VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System duped patients, federal lawmakers and its own Washington headquarters by forcing veterans to wait for initial medical screenings, past and present employees told the Tribune-Review. Schedulers invented "phantom cli ...

Let's force the VA to compete for patients

It is time to abolish all Veterans Affairs hospitals. Every single one. Give our veterans vouchers for medical care. This isn't all that radical an idea. Anybody ever heard of the GI Bill? Whether you're talking about the post-World War II version or ...

Everyone should be mad as hell about VA scandal

These were 6,808 fathers, sisters and sons. Many more suffered debilitating injuries -- mental and physical. They served our country, fighting for each other and to uphold our firmly held national principle of liberty. Liberty is precious and worth f ...

Rafael Cruz: The Bible tells you exactly who to vote for

Rafael Cruz, father of controversial Texas senator and Tea Party darling Ted Cruz, has strongly endorsed defining one's politics on personal religious beliefs. Speaking to the Massachusetts Republican Assembly 4th Chapter, Cruz, a North Texas pastor ...

New leadership needed at Veterans Affairs

Lengthy delays suffered by needy veterans to receive their disability benefits were bad enough. Now it's apparent that vets have died waiting for screening and treatment by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The problems have reached the point ...


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