Tag Archives: Service Connection

CAVC–BIRTH OF A WRIT ACT III SCENE 6- WHAT? ME WORRY?

I have to hand it to the VA’s Office of General Counsel. With perfect aplomb, Mr. Mark M. McNabb, a mid-level supervisor/litigator for OGC, filed his notice of appearance and the Government’s response to my Writ.  Perhaps, by being mid-level, … Continue reading

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The VA’s Improved Transportation Service in 2015

Not everyone will be able to ride the bus.  The links below should take you to the VTS phone line in your location. Scheduling a ride to the VA may get easier for vets living within 20-miles radius of a … Continue reading

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CAVC–CLARK V. SHINSEKI–YOUR MOMMA’S LYING

When you get to the CAVC, you at least get the Judge, or more appropriately, the judge’s little people, to thoroughly investigate a case; this in a far more balanced perspective than the slanted judicial Titanic deck of AOJ and … Continue reading

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VA training book, “How to Lie with Statistics,” outed

Did you happen to catch this story last (CNN video–6 minutes or AZTV) fall? The best-seller was studied at the VA until 8/14 when Sec. MacDonald pulled it from training programs. The book is not promoting lying per se but Huelskamp (Kansas), who … Continue reading

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STARS AND STRIPES—IN THE NEWS

I spotted this several days ago. No comment. Please refrain from any bashing. Everyone is entitled to their beliefs. Mine should remain private. I think I have Tourette’s syndrome and it causes me problems. I apologize in advance.

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Today’s trip to a non-VA ER

Walking the beagle led to a nasty fall on snowy concrete for my old Marine this afternoon. He entered the apartment (cussing at himself) with blood streaming out of his nose, cuts on his hand and a knee screaming “pain, … Continue reading

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BVA–THE SILVER QUEEN OF BALTIMORE

Surely over these last five years or so, you have heard me opine on members Leigh and Paul. They feel like family now to Cupcake and me. So it is with great pleasure that I finally induct them into the HCVets … Continue reading

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