Thank You Is Not Enough

Thank You Is Not Enough By Philip C. Restino, Jr. “Freedom isn’t Free” means more than sending American troops off to war, it requires the participatory citizenship of Americans here at home. As it was with Vietnam, the War on Terror was a war of choice advocated for long before a political justification was introduced. Vietnam had its Gulf of Tonkin incident and the attacks of 9/11/01 brought us the 9/11 Wars. Investigative journalist Pepe Escobar’s “This war brought to you by” from 3/20/03 described how the Project for the…

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Decorated Silver Star Veteran, POW Sentenced to 7 Years for a Gun He Bought 40 Years Ago

Decorated Silver Star Veteran, POW Sentenced to 7 Years for a Gun He Bought 40 Years Ago By Matt Agorist Plano, TX — Alfred Pick served his country honorably. After going on over 100 combat missions in Vietnam, Pick was given the military’s third highest honor, the Silver Star. He was also captured and did time as a POW. Now, after escaping a cage in Vietnam 40 years ago, the country he laid down his life for is throwing him back in a cage—over a decades-old gun. At a gun…

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As VA Continues To Hook Veterans On Dangerous Opioids, Local Growers Offer Them Free Cannabis

As VA Continues To Hook Veterans On Dangerous Opioids, Local Growers Offer Them Free Cannabis By Rachel Blevins Santa Cruz, CA – While the United States federal government and the Department of Veterans Affairs continue their efforts to keep cannabis from the people who need it the most, local growers are starting a movement in a state that is known for its “big government,” in an effort to make a difference in their community. It is no secret that the VA has a history of failing to provide proper medical…

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Veterans Put On Skull Masks, March to Expose Epidemic of VA Abuse and Veteran Suicide

Veterans Put On Skull Masks, March to Expose Epidemic of VA Abuse and Veteran Suicide By Matt Agorist New Orleans, LA — Veterans from all over the United States gathered in front of the New Orleans VA hospital Sunday morning for a march to raise awareness for the epidemic of veteran suicides currently gripping the nation. It is no secret that the leading cause of death among active duty troops deployed to the Middle East is not combat or accidents, or IEDs — it’s themselves. The Pentagon’s own statistics show…

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