VA Home Loan Info Update

Improvements 2020 Brought to VA Home Loans

Since their creation in 1944, through an act by Congress named Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, VA home loans have gone through several changes and iterations meant to expand their benefits. Some of the updates include the Veteran Housing Act of 1970, which removed termination limits from VA loans. It […]

Dog napping has now become a thing

Lady Gaga’s dogs recovered safely after dogwalker shot Feb 27, 2021 ***************

Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who allegedly shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed, Los Angeles police said Friday.

A woman brought the dogs to the LAPD’s Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 […]

Republican Party Platform 1956

REPUBLICAN PARTY PLATFORMS August 20, 1956 Declaration of Faith

America’s trust is in the merciful providence of God, in whose image every man is created … the source of every man’s dignity and freedom.

In this trust, our Republic was founded. We give devoted homage to the Founding Fathers. They not only proclaimed that […]

Climate Change vs Cognition

Dear EarthTalk: Is there a scientific basis to the assertion that global warming is affecting our ability to make decisions and lowering our collective intelligence? — P.D., Sacramento, CA

From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine

As we continue to pump carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and […]

Violence in the Capitol, Dangers in the Aftermath by Glenn Greenwald – (long read)

From the Cold War to the War on Terror: the harms from authoritarian “solutions” are often greater than the threats they are ostensibly designed to combat. Glenn Greenwald Jan 7th, 2021 Members of the National Guard and the Washington D.C. police stand guard to keep demonstrators away from the U.S. Capitol on January 06, […]

77 days: Trump’s campaign to subvert the election

77 Days of ineptitude !! by Jim Rutenberg, Jo Becker, Eric Lipton, Maggie Haberman, Jonathan Martin, Matthew Rosenberg and Michael S Schmidt @ The New York Times

Supporters of then President Donald Trump storm the US Capitol […]

Damage done to the V.A.

Mind Boggling’ and ‘Deadly.’ This Is the Trump V.A.’s Racist Legacy.

“It needs to be cleaned up right away,” one employee said. Will Denis McDonough, Biden’s pick for V.A. secretary, help repair what’s broken?

from Mark Craven at the N.Y. T. Opinion Page – Feb. 1, 2021

Secretary of […]

Considering republicans

by Heather Cox Richardson – Feb 1st, 2021


“The most prominent story these days is that the Republican Party is sliding toward a full-on embrace of authoritarianism. Former president Trump’s exit and ban from his favorite social media outlets has left a vacuum that younger politicians imitating Trump’s style are eager to fill by […]