Oregon School Board Doing the Right Thing

The St. Helens School Board in Oregon lifted a ban that had prevented teachers with concealed carry permits from carrying their guns on campus. School board chairman Marshall Porter said, “The current law in Oregon allows for anyone to concealed carry on school grounds. To exclude our staff seems like they’re being punished. They should have a … Continue reading Oregon School Board Doing the Right Thing

Where Cuts Should Come before Not Paying Troops/Vets

The President has threatened to cut troop pay, social security payments, veterans benefits, etc. if he doesn't get his way on the debt ceiling. Let me show you some math on where money should be cut before EVER removing pay from those who need it most: Presidential Salary: $400,000 Vice President Salary: $231,900 Rank and … Continue reading Where Cuts Should Come before Not Paying Troops/Vets

Shutdown Could Halt VA Checks by November

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki told lawmakers on Wednesday that millions of veterans, their dependents, or survivors relying on VA compensation and support will not receive their checks next month if the ongoing government shutdown stretches into late October. "Effective 1 November, if we don't resolve this, [disabled] veterans will not receive pension … Continue reading Shutdown Could Halt VA Checks by November