Our Veterans Deserve Better.
President Obama is set to announce new initiatives to improve veterans’ healthcare and help rectify a troubling scandal involving the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA). These new plans include boosting research into brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder, strengthening suicide prevention efforts among veterans, and making it easier for veterans to obtain mental health services provided by the VA or civilian doctors after leaving active duty. Despite the goodwill
Picking His Battles
If you are able to read this blog, there is no doubt that you have somehow heard about the tragic suicide of comedian and actor Robin Williams. Countless tribute videos and articles have made their way around the internet, acknowledging Mr. Williams’ legendary career both on screen and on stage. Robin was a good man, and tales of him being even better behind the scenes have varied from his times spent entertaining and visiting with the troops, to his charity work and generosi
Right For The Wrong Reasons
There are many times in our court system when the right decision is made for the wrong reasons. Recently it was ruled by the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals that the famous cross found in the rubble of the World Trade Center attacks, would beable to remain outside the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. Those who desired otherwise, a group called the American Atheists, were suing because of the alleged unconstitutionality of the cross’ location. The court ruled that
Today, I will care.
Today – the news seems simply depressing (as it often does). I don’t want to think about the economy, the various wars in different parts of the world, or hear the right and the left banter one more time. I’m sick of it all. There could be two reasons this has happened: One maybe I’m burnt out from hearing too much of it, or I’m too consumed into my plush life to care. As I opened up my news tabs I quickly realized it was the later. This headline caught my attention. Radical