After a lifetime in nursing, anesthesia and the Army I now write, blog, attend school for journalism and massage, and watch my 3 grandchildren. I am a veteran of Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan and try to serve other vets such as myself, and to work for peace.
The former lobbyist may be unable to perform his duties as deputy secretary due to conflicts.CREDIT: Senate Energy and Natural Resources CommitteeThe Senate voted 53–43 on Monday to confirm David Bernhardt as second-in-command at the Department of the Interior. The former industry lobbyist’s past positions could present numerous conflicts of interest for the issues he […]
Can’t sell what you don’t know.President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare, Monday, July 24, 2017, in the Blue Room of the White House Credit: AP Photo/Alex BrandonThe Senate will be voting on health care on Tuesday, but no one knows what that vote will look like, including the president.Standing in front of people he called “Obamacare […]
Donations are not, apparently, destiny.FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 13, 2013, as the House Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing on the FBI. Mueller is nearing the end of his 12 years as head of the law enforcement agency that is conducting high-profile investigations of the Boston Marathon […]
What does the agreement mean, and how will it affect anything on the ground?Shia Volunteers fighters of the Imam Ali Brigade, an armed faction with the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (aka Hashd al-Shaabi), train in their camp in Najaf, 100 miles south of Baghdad. CREDIT: AP Photo/Anmar KhalilIran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday that […]