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The Forced Resignation of General Shinseki: Not a Veterans' Affair

Camilo E. Mejia | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Camilo E. Mejia

Having sought medical care from the Miami Veterans Administration hospital for my PTSD, years after my return from the Iraq war, I know from personal experience how detrimental it can be for veterans to have to wait weeks, or months, for much-needed medical attention.

Scalia vs. Waldman on Guns / Frum vs. Corn on War

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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After 219 years, "Justice" Scalia found a right to guns in Heller. Now a new book explains why the Court was wrong and how public opinion and law can shift. Also: Frum & Corn debate the Obama scandal of 'refusing to start unnecessary wars.'

A War Tax: A Strategic, Fiscal and Political Imperative

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Without a draft, and without a war tax, 99.9% of Americans do not have to sacrifice at all to continue the war. It is too easy for war to become, for 99.9% of us, more like a video game played out on television.

Will The VA Take On Big Insurance?

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

The Department of Veterans Affairs faces a crucial decision: Will it take on the private insurance companies that have long enjoyed a free ride at the VA's -- and taxpayers' -- expense?