Archive for October 2013

Hiring Veterans Career and Education Fair October 19

Unemployment among the current generation of veterans is between 2.5% and 7% higher for our most recent vets than for the rest of the population. But how can this be when so many companies are pledging to hire veterans? The short answer is many companies that are looking for veterans aren’t getting their offers in... Read more »

Immigration Rally On National Mall

I have resisted writing anything about the shutdown, the ridiculousness of Washington DC, Obamacare and just about anything else in the news lately. Not because I don’t care but simply because I am so sickened and disgusted, I’m having a hard time forming words. With this latest news, that has changed. Last week I applauded... Read more »
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    Views and opinions from the Gold Star, Military and Veteran perspective are generally different from those of the civilian world. Much of what I write is "their" stories, as told to me as the Gold Star Mother of PFC Andrew Meari, KIA 11/1/10 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This is how I continue to honor the Oath my son took. I don't like labels or boxes as the former is insufficient to describe a person and the latter limits a person but if you insist, call me a Progressive Republican. I believe in this country, our Constitution and above all, in the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I believe our government is supposed to serve the people, not tell them how to live. To me, this is just common sense but since it seems to be a minority opinion, it has become "Uncommon Sense".

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