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Mrs. Obama’s Operation VA Scandal Distraction

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 18, 2014 07:17 AM

Mrs. Obama’s Operation VA Scandal Distraction by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Barack and Michelle Obama are quite the diversionary tag-team. He blames everyone else for his problems. She takes credit for progress on his behalf that he doesn’t deserve and distracts public attention from his avalanche of failures with endless feel-good photo-ops. While […]

Exclusive: Inside the VA’s spin-and-stonewall machine; Updated

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 2, 2014 07:13 AM

Exclusive: Inside the VA’s spin-and-stonewall machine by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 The Public and Intergovernmental Affairs Office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is very concerned. No, the communications specialists in the agency are not concerned with veterans in need. They’re not concerned with citizens and public officials requesting public information. They’re […]

Exposed: How the VA red-flags “disruptive” vets

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 25, 2014 01:31 AM

Exposed: How the VA red-flags “disruptive” vets by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Imagine how much better off America’s veterans would be if the federal government spent more time delivering actual care and less time compiling tyrannical lists. The death-inducing secret waiting lists for patients are just the tip of the iceberg. Did you […]

A fed-up veteran blasts VA’s “lie, delay, deny” abyss

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 18, 2014 08:05 AM

A fed-up veteran blasts VA’s “lie, delay, deny” abyss by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 “They don’t care.” As Obama administration officials pivot like haywire jewelry-box ballerinas to divert attention away from the nationwide Veterans Affairs disgrace, a reader who has been fighting the system urged me to urge Capitol Hill and the American […]

Exclusive: The story you haven’t yet heard about Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 3, 2014 03:23 PM

Exclusive: The story you haven’t yet heard about Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Five years ago, I publicly raised questions about Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion from Blackfoot Company, 1-501 Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. A few weeks after his so-called “capture” in late June 2009, three […]

Justice for Taryn and Tanner

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 28, 2014 12:19 AM

Via SFAhq Justice for Taryn and Tanner by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Behold Canada and America. One country supports the efforts of a U.S. special forces soldier’s widow to hold accountable the jihadist who killed her husband and the father of her two young children. The other country helped free that jihadist from […]

Memorial Day 2014: Land of the free because of the brave

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 26, 2014 08:00 AM

Cox and Forkum Honor the fallen by teaching your children and grandchildren what this day is really about: Not mattress sales and BBQs, but sacrifice and valor. Here’s Civil War Gen. John Logan’s Order Number 11 designating “Decoration Day,” the foundation of Memorial Day. Excerpt: We are organized, comrades, as our regulations tell us, for […]

How America treats illegal aliens vs. veterans

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 23, 2014 12:21 AM

How America treats illegal aliens vs. veterans by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 A government that fails to secure its borders is guilty of dereliction of duty. A government that fails to care for our men and women on the frontlines is guilty of malpractice. A government that puts the needs of illegal aliens […]

Jay Carney right on cue: We learned about the VA scandal from news reports

By Doug Powers  •  May 19, 2014 09:24 PM

Predictable

The VA’s deadly bureaucratic drones

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 16, 2014 02:19 AM

The VA’s deadly bureaucratic drones by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 At least 40 American veterans are dead thanks to bureaucratic delays at Veterans Affairs clinics. But you wouldn’t know it from VA Secretary Gen. Eric Shinseki’s bland and bloodless demeanor at a Senate hearing Thursday. He droned on like an apathetic office manager […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor: 72 years

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 7, 2013 09:04 AM

Never forget: A newsreel of the Day of Infamy: Time has published rare photos from the front. Stars and Stripes features remembrances from the nation’s oldest vets. On Saturday, the two oldest veterans in America — a pair of 107-year-olds who fought in the Pacific theater 70 years ago — will meet up to mark […]

Military death benefits outrage: Camp Bastion widow has challenge for Congress and POTUS

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 8, 2013 01:22 PM

Donnella Raible, widow of Camp Bastion hero Lt. Col. Raible, has a message for Congress as families of the fallen face denial of death gratuity benefits during the shutdown. She wrote to me this morning: I am so mad about the government not paying the immediate death benefit. Let me explain: The day that Chris […]

One year later: Camp Bastion families still fighting for truth

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 6, 2013 09:42 AM

One year later: Camp Bastion families still fighting for truth by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2013 Next week, “never forget” will resound across America as citizens mark a dozen years since the 9/11 terrorist attack and one year since the bloody disaster in Benghazi. But who will remember the American heroes who came under […]

Staff Sgt. Ty Carter receives Medal of Honor today

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 26, 2013 09:53 AM

A true American hero gets his due today. Fort Carson soldier Staff Sgt. Ty Carter will receive the Medal of Honor for his bravery, valor, and combat gallantry in Afghanistan. My local newspaper, the Colorado Springs Gazette, spotlighted his inspiring story this weekend. He served in the Marines before joining the Army: In January 2008, […]

Col. Bud Day, R.I.P.

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 29, 2013 10:29 AM

An America patriot passed this weekend, but his bravery and leadership will not be forgotten. Medal of Honor recipient Col. Bud Day died at the age of 88. He endured five years of brutal torture at the Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War and never broke. Via Military.com: His untreated wounds were infected, and he […]

D-Day: 69th anniversary

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 6, 2013 10:09 AM

Never forget. June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the […]

American hero: Massive public memorial in Dallas for slain Navy SEAL Chris Kyle

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 11, 2013 10:56 AM

Thousands are expected today at the public memorial for slain Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. He’ll be honored at Cowboys stadium. Tomorrow, there will be a 200-mile procession to Austin, where Kyle will be buried. He will not be forgotten. Neither will his friend, Chad Littlefield, also murdered alongside him two weeks ago. Craft International […]

Veterans Day 2012

By Doug Powers  •  November 11, 2012 01:48 PM

Salute

Our Disenfranchised Troops Deserve Better

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 7, 2012 10:26 AM

Our Disenfranchised Troops Deserve Better by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 President Obama must do right by our men and women in uniform. Our troops put their lives on the line to protect our right to vote, but untold thousands of them were unable to cast their own ballots on Tuesday. For shame. Veterans […]

Honor the 241: 29th anniversary of the Beirut barracks bombing

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 23, 2012 11:51 AM

October 23, 1983. On that day, 241 U.S. Marines, soldiers, and sailors were murdered as they slept by truck bomb jihadists — who were waging a war on us long before we woke up and started fighting the war against them. The Arlington National Cemetery section on the Beirut Barracks Memorial is here. Our military […]

Whoopi Goldberg fails to perform simple Google search before posing ‘gotcha’ question to Ann Romney

By Doug Powers  •  October 18, 2012 11:33 PM

“Ok, umm…”

An accidentally on purpose, unscheduled but pre-planned encounter with the president

By Doug Powers  •  July 26, 2012 01:09 PM

Unsolicited but not really

Happy Flag Day and Happy 237th Birthday, U.S. Army!

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 14, 2012 12:36 PM

God bless all our soldiers who have served and sacrificed in defense of Old Glory.

D-Day: 68 years ago today

By Doug Powers  •  June 6, 2012 04:40 PM

Greatest generation saves the world

Memorial Day 2012: Honoring the fallen

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 28, 2012 02:12 AM

Taps Day is done, gone the sun, From the hills, from the lake, From the skies. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh. Go to sleep, peaceful sleep, May the soldier or sailor, God keep. On the land or the deep, Safe in sleep. Love, good night, Must thou go, When the day, And […]

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