Before we can draw a parallel from the slave trade of the 1700’s to the Veterans Administration of today, we need to review some painful history. The rapid expansion of the cotton industry in the Deep South after the 1793 invention of the cotton gin by Eli Whitney greatly increased [ … Read More]
MARINE SQUADRON WAS SET UP TO FAIL – CHAIN-OF-COMMAND GOES INTO FULL COVER-UP MODE – SIX LIVES WASTED BECAUSE OF SHEAR STUPIDITY AND DERELICTION OF DUTY BY PENTAGON OFFICERS – INVESTIGATION OF DISASTROUS AIRBORNE COLLISION WAS A JOKE
It’s the same old story. Several screw-ups cost six lives and the Marine Corps brass hats circle wagons to protect the generals that made the policies and failed to provide the necessary tools, people, training and equipment to properly do the job. From this incident it appears the Marines are [ … Read More]
YET ANOTHER DOUBLE-CROSS FROM THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION FOR NAVAL PERSONNEL CONCERNING EXPOSURE TO AGENT ORANGE – THE NIGHTMARE OF REPEATED DENIED BENEFITS JUST WON’T END FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED.
There is much to be learned from the entire AGENT ORANGE fiasco which occurred 50+ years ago. Most people just tune-out when they hear the words “AGENT ORANGE.” But, any historian will tell you, that if we don’t learn from our history, we are doomed to repeat it. Since there [ … Read More]