Tags: Department of Veterans Affairs

Number of Homeless Iraq, Afghan Vets Doubles

Yep, taking care of our troops.  So sad, I can’t imagine the pain and heartbreak that these poor kids experience once they realize that the wars have nothing to do with defending freedom and they are simply being used by the corporate state and political oligarchs to defend the Petrodollar.

From the Army Times:

The number of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who are homeless or at risk of losing a roof over their heads has more than doubled in the past two years, according to government data.

Read the Full Article »

18 Veterans Commit Suicide Every Day

While this statistic isn’t new, it is one that should be at the forefront of each and every American’s mind.  Politicians of both fake political parties have no qualms at all about playing war with what I refer to as OPCs (Other People’s Children).  As a requirement for service in Congress each and every one of our “representatives” should volunteer their children for active duty in the armed forces and to be amongst the first to be sent overseas for any conflict.  If this sort of a rule was in place do you really think we would be so flippant about waging war all the time?  Just something to think about…

Here is an article on the suicides and then below a brief but powerful video made by Iraqi war vet Adam Kokesh.