An Illustrated Guide to Mendacity and Folly in the Imperium Americanum

Alive and Kicking, If I still had a leg


(USAToday) U.S. deploys more than 43,000 unfit for combat

(PoxNews) White House: Bush Will Veto Iraq War Funding Bill Unless it Trims DownWASHINGTON — A top White House official weighed in Thursday with renewed veto threats against rival House and Senate Iraq funding bills, saying add-ons for veterans and the unemployed were unacceptable.

So Much for taking care of veterans. First we send them into battle when they’re physically not ready and then we don’t fund any benefits. And they say the Republicans are pro-military. They’re pro-using the military, but as for taking care of them, well, hell, that means we can’t buy hired guns from Blackwater, don’t it?

More servicemen and women are coming home with injuries that would have killed them a few years ago, but now they’re alive and crippled. And what are these thieves doing about it?