Depleted Uranium “not that scary”? Really? Really, Really?

On the danger scale, they [scientists] seemed to rank it [depleted uranium] somewhere just above or just below eating too much sugar. - Lee Benson, Deseret News, April 2, 2010 Three scientists gave a presentation  in Tooele County last week, the county that is home to Energy Pollutions Solutions in a county that is touted the chemical … Continue reading Depleted Uranium “not that scary”? Really? Really, Really?

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“Happy” Veterans Day

Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans Join The Homeless Ethan Kreutzer joined the Army at the age of 17 and fought with the 19th Airborne in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. When he retuned home, he had no money, no education and no civilian job experience. He soon became homeless. He slept in an alley off Haight Street, behind two … Continue reading “Happy” Veterans Day

Veterans beaten and arrested at Hofstra Debate

http://www.squadron13.com/BillPerry/HofstraDebate/default.htm Click link for photos and video (viewer discretion advised) A group of peaceful IVAW Veterans with aspirations to contribute questions for Presidential Debate use was turned away prior to the debate, brutally trampled by mounted police, and arrested. Why won’t Obama or McCain hear what these former servicemembers have to say? Pictures below (viewer … Continue reading Veterans beaten and arrested at Hofstra Debate

PTSD: Untold Stories

 I saw an article in one of our local papers this week abou the suicide rate of soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Coincidentally, a Utah member of Military Families Speak Out sent me this account of a family affected by soldier suicide: http://eiswert.family.tripod.com Florida MILITARY FAMILIES SPEAK OUT http://mfsoflorida.tripod.com   "When someone says my son … Continue reading PTSD: Untold Stories

Spend this Memorial Day honoring living veterans

By Pat LaMarche Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - Bangor Daily News Memorial Day - what does it mean to you? Barbecues and family get-togethers and the seasonally granted freedom to wear white shoes? It’s also a time when many folks head over to the cemetery or the town park or the VFW hall and remember … Continue reading Spend this Memorial Day honoring living veterans

Memorial Day: How the U.S. treats its veterans

Memorial Day by: Bill Moyers and Michael Winship, truthout We honor our war dead this Memorial Day weekend. The greatest respect we could pay them would be to pledge no more wars for erroneous and misleading reasons; no more killing and wounding except for the defense of our country and our freedoms.     We also could … Continue reading Memorial Day: How the U.S. treats its veterans