fix articles 8196, disability
Be very careful about tax reform. (tags)
Tax reform might INCREASE YOUR TAXES instead of reducing them. Please be sure that Obamacare individual mandate repeal is in bill before voting for it.
Permanent War: Longstanding US Policy (tags)
Thousands of vets missing out on better benefits (tags)
oday through news wires that only a fraction of wounded veterans who could get better benefits have applied in the two years since Congress, acting on concerns the military was cutting costs by downplaying injuries, ordered the Pentagon to review disputed claims. The JFAV is planning to sue the DVA for denying more than 17,000 Filipino World War II veterans of their lump sum claims. Out of the 36,000 who filed for the claims only 8,000 were given by the DVA.
On A Roll To The Oval Office (tags)
"The presidential race isn’t just Republicans vs Democrats. lndependent candidate Frank Moore wants to become the first disabled president since Roosevelt." This is a re-post from the UK magazine, "Disability Now".
Historic Debate on Filvets Bill Up Before Full Senate (tags)
When US Senate session resumes after Dec. 3, it will deliberate for the first time, the Filipino Veterans Equity Bill sponsored by Hawaii Sen. Daniel K. Akaka (Dem.). He is Chairman of the Senate Veterans Committee. Originally Senate Bill 57, the “Veterans Benefits Enhancement Act of 2007” will provide for the first time starting May 1, 2008 a flat rate of $3,600 annually disability pension for single Filipino veterans living in the Philippines; $4,500 annually for married veterans; and $2,400 annually for surviving spouses.To be eligible, a veteran “must have income below a certain threshold, have served during a period of war, and have a permanent and total non-service-connected disability.”
Depleted Uranium deaths at 11,000!!! (tags)
This is another example of why we will have to put the corporate media on trial and ensure that the majority of CEOs, producers and anchorpeople spend a long time in jail.
Getting Arrested in LA (tags)
As a disability activist I decided to get arrested at the Westwood Federal Building demonstration on March 19 along with 33 others. This is the story of that arrest.
Covert Operations Against Political Targets (tags)
Could the Los Angeles Times be in bed with corrupt County employees?