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Improving Services for Our Veterans – 5.0 – What Happens When the Wrong Medical Items Are Delivered to Veterans?

Originally posted on The Gratitude Connection:
Did you know for the year 2014 the Veterans Administration (VA) has proposed 2.478 billion dollars for Prosthetics Care? By Definition, prosthetics are: – An artificial device that replaces a missing body part lost…

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5 Reasons The Majority of Our Country Could Care Less About Violent Crimes

http://news.yahoo.com/39-active-shooter-39-reported-maryland-mall-officials-170806135.html An increase in active shooter incidents with no pressure being applied to our politicians by the citizenry Satisfaction with reduced murder rates rather than prevention and elimination of murders in communities across the country An attitude of sympathy that … Continue reading

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Avoid Painting People With A Broad Brush

One of the worst things in life is when we allow cynical people to cause us to lose our sense of balance in life. While there are a lot of cynical people who exploit, profile, and discriminate against others, there … Continue reading

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The Making of a Black Belt

It all begins with a desire. A desire to do something…to be something. A desire to occupy one’s time in a positive and productive manner. A desire to have one’s child accomplish something meaningful at an early age to help … Continue reading

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Improving Services For Our Veterans – 8.0 Operation Finally Home

Dear Dan Wallrath, Thank you, and God Bless you sir! Related articles CNN to Debut First ‘Heroes’ Documentaries (mediabistro.com) CNN Heroes Special Presentations Tackle Veteran Housing and Water Security (cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com)

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Why Crime Pays!

Crime pays because of the lack of national and local prevention programs. Crime pays because it does NOT pay to get involved to help solve crime. It is easier to look the other way and not be burdened with the responsibility … Continue reading

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I Have Seen the Past and It Scares Me

Originally posted on Discombobulation Abounds:
There is no easier way to frighten the pants off of anyone over thirty than by telling them anecdotes that make it abundantly clear that they are aging: ‘The Tale Of the Little Girl Who…

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Improving Services for Our Veterans – 7.0 – CNN Reports Problems With VA Hospitals

http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/11/20/ac-dnt-griffin-veterans-dying-waiting-for-care.cnn.html Related articles Overmedicating Alabama veterans at VA hospitals: ‘It’s a sad, sad sight’ (al.com) 3 patient deaths probed at Memphis VA hospital (arkansasonline.com) VA disability claims backlog: Montgomery is 6th highest on veterans’ appeals (al.com)

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A 2013 Thank You To Our Veterans!

Originally posted on The Gratitude Connection:
It is so easy to revere professional athletes, movie stars, and other professional entertainers, who make tons of money and have so many possessions. From expensive cars to huge mansions, celebrities really seem to…

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A 2013 Thank You To Our Veterans!

It is so easy to revere professional athletes, movie stars, and other professional entertainers, who make tons of money and have so many possessions. From expensive cars to huge mansions, celebrities really seem to live the high life. It is … Continue reading

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