The last five years, Dr. Drew has pushed forward at full-speed, writing a best-selling book, treating addicts at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, teaching psychiatry at USC's medical school, and producing his VH1 reality show.
If you really want to honor our troops you won't use them for an easy applause line, you won't use them to get votes, or, most insulting to them of all, to divide us into real Americans and fake Americans.
While it is unfortunate that the Beverly Hills City Council has now come out against the Constellation station location, we should remember that this was once a community that opposed the very idea of a subway.
The president said many of the right things in his veterans speech, but the hard results were lacking. Lip service doesn't go far with military folks. We expect more than rhetoric about respect and promises; we expect outcomes.
There are growing ranks of veterans who return home and commit crimes. We help the entire country by helping veterans who are on the edge. It makes our communities safer and honors the values they fought for.