Veterans Affairs

Government Shutdown Hits Home for Military Families

Government Shutdown Hits Home for Military Families

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The families of five U.S. troops killed overseas this weekend will not receive the usual “death gratuity” due to the government shutdown. A typical $100,000 compensation is wired to families within 36 hours to help with funeral and other expenses. You can watch the clip below from MSNBC: […]

Tammy Duckworth Eviscerates Contractor Who Claimed Veterans Disability – VIDEO

Tammy Duckworth Eviscerates Contractor Who Claimed Veterans Disability – VIDEO

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit On Wednesday, Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), a veteran of the Iraq War, dramatically chastised a federal contractor who claimed that a high school sports injury had rendered him a service-disabled veteran. Speaking during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Duckworth vividly described to a […]

Patrick Stewart Speaks About His Childhood, Domestic Abuse and PTSD (Video)

Patrick Stewart Speaks About His Childhood, Domestic Abuse and PTSD (Video)

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Sir Patrick Stewart was one of the featured speakers at Houston’s COMiCPALOOZA – The Texas International Comic Convention – last weekend. There were several particularly poignant moments when he spoke out in regard to violence against women in response to a question from the audience from a woman in the audience. […]