Veteran medical – Expanded Medical Marijuana Research Bill Approved by Congress

Expanded Medical Marijuana Research Bill Approved by Congress on The National Law Review Without the ability to grow cannabis legally, researchers are unable to properly study the safety, efficacy, and medical uses of marijuana. This creates a frustrating catch-22, where the lack of available, legitimate marijuana research leaves Congress unable to examine sufficient evidence to …

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Veteran Affairs – West Los Angeles VA misusing donated land intended for veteran rehabilitation. VA OIG report.

VA’s Management of Land Use Under the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016   In March 1888, Senator John P. Jones and Arcadia B. DeBaker donated, by deed, approximately 300 acres of land in Los Angeles, California, to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers to establish a home for disabled veterans. Two additional …

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VA article ‘I knew something was not right’: Mass cancellations of diagnostic test orders at VA hospitals draw scrutiny. USA Today.

Link to the news article “To have a patient show up for a scan and not have an order – you’re like, ‘What the heck is going on?’ ” he [Radiology technologist Jeff Dettbarn] told USA TODAY in an interview. Dettbarn started collecting cancellation notices for diagnostic procedures such as CT scans, MRIs and ultrasounds. …

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The Warrior Philosopher Show. Ep 2. What does being at war really mean?

Show notes below. https://player.pippa.io/5bc0d80d8aa66f39379aa61d/episodes/what-does-being-at-war-mean?theme=default&cover=1&latest=1 In this episode, I talk about an ROTC cadet who has no idea what he is talking about, a lot. We look at the Afghanistan War, and what everyone says about it. The short story is that we are still at war. Want to support the show? Amazon: Wishlist These are items to …

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Poem – Melting castles of sand

Making a living Out of mindless killing Defending the nation Receiving useless patriotic celebration Standing ready to lay the heavy Fuck it all Tumble stumble and fall Castles melt sand Applied by my hand Force violence power and control Excuse me while I hunt down my soul Animal roar animal rage rage dripping down the …

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The Warrior Philosopher Show. Episode 1, Table Talking Tyndall AFB.

In today's episode, my wife and I take on the task of Tyndall AFB taking a beating and the implications for those who live there. Here is the video clip that we were watching before the episode started. 155 mile per hour winds? Only 2 mph short of a Category 5 storm. Article about F-22 …

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Veteran Affairs – Jason Kander on dropping out of politics to address PTSD after 11 years of denial

I decided to post the entirety of his letter because it is an important development in having the public experience what veterans go through. Link to Jason Kander.com So after 11 years of trying to outrun depression and PTSD symptoms, I have finally concluded that it’s faster than me. That I have to stop running, …

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