An estimated 200,000 war veterans are homeless in the US. With another million soldiers on the way home from Iraq and Afghanistan in the next five years, even the country's top uniformed military officer Admiral Mike Mullen has warned America is at risk of repeating the mistakes of Vietnam by creating a "whole new generation of homelessness". Unemployment among recently returned servicemen and women is three points higher than the already disastrous national average of 9 per cent.
by Jennifer4 years ago
....to our combat veterans, who deserve much better than what we are giving them. In light of Veterans' Day coming up on Monday, I wanted to take a second and acknowledge the struggles and hardships that many of our...
by Ronnie wrenchBiscuit3 years ago
I have seen a lot of posts made of late against the so-called illegal immigrants from south of the border. I have also heard a lot of smack about how we should be helping our "wonderful veterans" instead....
by Zsuzsy Bee8 years ago
In Flanders Fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below.We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt...
by AnalogousMethod4 years ago
What a great country. Let me tell you a story about a man and his wife.This man worked hard for "the man" for a decade out of high school, and lost his job. His wife was working on her degree. He started...
by Thomas Byers5 years ago
What do you think about Mitt Romney being the first president in U.S. History to have millions stashed in offshore Tax Havens. You know I saw this tonight and it really bothers me that we keep letting people like this...
by Kathryn L Hill2 years ago
What is the cause?What are the causes?Wondering.https://www.google.com/search?client=sa … gws_rd=sslP.S. Trolls welcome as comic relief.
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