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Are Americans Asleep?

2012 is almost ready for the scrap heap of history. 2013 is just around the corner. Will America wake up or will it continue down the road to LaLa land?

Oh What a Mess It Is!

Am I the only one who looks at the mess in Washington, and shake my head at the absolute chaos in all quarters of government?

Caring for Our Homecoming Troops…What’s Next?

With a government that can't seem to get its act together this is a scary situation, particularly when just in the last five years the number of federal workers earning $150,000 or more a year has soared tenfold and doubled since President Obama took office, a USA TODAY analysis finds, and yet they seek budget cuts in the VA system.

Open letter to the President

Open letter to the President telling it the way it is on Main St. USA

Censorship Of War Casualties In The US

All of America's children should share the risk of being placed in harm's way. The reason is that so few families have a stake in the war which is being fought by other people's children," Rangel said in March 2011.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for May 26, 2011

Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a cost-plus-award-fee modification under contract HQ0276-10-C-0005, P00011. The total award value of this action is $110,678,886, resulting in a new cumulative contract value of $275,967,245.

American Legion: The good and bad of VA’s budget plan

After seeing the Obama administration’s VA budget recommendations for 2012, American Legion National Commander Jimmie L. Foster was pleased with areas of the fiscal...

VA Announces Budget Request for 2012

In announcing the proposed budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) during the next fiscal year, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki emphasized “making every dollar” count in the $132 billion budget proposal for VA.

Congress Eyes Cuts to the VA

By CQ Staff  For years, when lawmakers spoke about the need to cut government spending, they always hastened to add that they weren’t targeting funding...

Today’s The Day: Welcome to The New GOP Majority

Cut taxes on the super-rich to fund wars based on lies; create a massive debt and now it's time for Americans to pay. The...

California Now One of the Top 10 Government Default Risks In...

From the Business Insider: Per the credit default swap market, California cracked the top ten for highest default risks yesterday -- overtaking Iceland and Iraq...