Fact Check: Did Ted Cruz Ask Veterans To Sell Cookies For Funding?

There’s not a lot that Ted Cruz would say that would honestly surprise me. It wouldn’t be that much of a shock for him to say that the world is only 6,000 years old because his father, a former Castro supporter and evangelical preacher, said so. Or perhaps that Jesus Christ himself penned the Constitution, […]

Senator Bernie Sanders: The Republican Budget ‘Is An Absolute Disaster’

It’s time once again for a budget bill, and as usual, Republicans have all sorts of ideas on how the United States can cut wasteful spending. And by wasteful spending, they mean any money that can’t be spent on defense contracts or giving more tax breaks to the wealthiest Americans. You know, all of that […]

‘Fix This F*cking Thing’: Jon Stewart Goes Off Against Inexcusable VA Incompetence

Leave it to Jon Stewart to properly cover the incompetence surrounding VA hospitals better than anyone.  And while there’s absolutely nothing funny about these horror stories that have surfaced about secret waiting lists and veterans dying waiting for care, Stewart managed to bring everything together as he mocked the hypocrisy shown by so many who claim […]

One Simple Step to Fix Nearly Every Problem Facing VA Hospitals

The scandals that have been plaguing VA hospitals have been fairly large in the news lately.  Everything from horrible stories of veterans dying as they waited on secret waiting lists to get treatment, to the general poor nature of the care they’re often provided. It’s simply unacceptable. My mother is the caretaker for a veteran […]