The VA Choice Program is not getting the job done. We are Pick A Veteran To Treat Facebook.com. Requesting the private Medical, Mental Health community to weigh in, pick a veteran to treat. Award a veteran in your area sliding fee base on income for a session or exam. Monthly payments for treatment and labs. Older veterans face many challenges traveling to VA Medical Centers. The private sector can help. Professionals contact via message, lets discuss having a real choice. Thanks
Unedited photo of former President Clinton taken today at Chappaqua New York Memorial Day Parade.
President of the Clinton Foundation. Who came together today to honor those who “lost their lives” defending who we are as a nation. Understand,no American military personnel gives their life to anyone, it is taken. Commentary RIP my brothers and sisters this posting is to 22 men I served with who did not return home.
April 25th 2015, no more snow but those wins whipping around the corner feel like it could any minute. Not to worry Spring weather will get here. My problem being a black male will I live to see the flowers.
WCP is not a daily Blog, there has been so many incidents covering issues in the New Civil Rights Era we decline to post follow up due to the great coverage by mass media, both electronic and print. In the coming months WCP will however bring to the table material which is not main stream, which will produce thought. Hopefully proactive activity by those who review our Blog. Thanks for stopping by and continue good health.
Criminalizing America is this a liberal lament?
Michelle Alexander, a civil rights lawyer who gained national renown after publishing the book “The New Jim Crow,” spoke to students and faculty at the Yale Divinity School Monday afternoon about the phenomenon of mass incarceration in the United States, which she described as a legalized form of racial discrimination. Because African-Americans make up a large percentage of America’s prison population, Alexander said millions of African-Americans nationwide are deprived of basic human rights to housing and employment, adding that the prisoners have fallen victim to the kind of racial discrimination that existed at the time of Jim Crow.
“We have not ended racial caste in America, we have merely redesigned it,” she said. “This is a system that has literally turned back the clock on racial progress in…
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Now that the Newtown shooting has taken place we need to take a look at crimes against children in America. Local, state, federal law enforcement are the keepers and maintain jurisdiction in protecting children. The Newtown killings however horrific is just one violent act, many child related offenses do not obtain the media attention. After we mourn ” The Newtown Children” lost we must become more proactive to protecting our children. The following is a short list, Federal Criminal Code and Rules under Title 18 of the United States code. Not being a betting man I am willing to bet a few dollars that most people have no idea of these minor laws, covering children under the age of 18. Section 1201 Kidnapping, Section 1462 Importation or Transportation of Obscene Matters, Section 1470 Transfer of Obscene Material to Minors. Section 1591 Sex Trafficking of Children or Force, Fraud, or Coercion. Section 2251A (a)(b) Selling or Buying of Children,are just a few of the laws. Hundreds of children in America yearly do not receive the attention of the media or law enforcement. There is “Amber Alert” for Kidnapping of children which the media and law enforcement partner, alerting the general population of a missing or kidnapping of a child.
Gun control is not the answers, the reason, there are to many guns in the hands of to many Americans already. Criminals will always find ways to get fire arms. We as a community need to do more by educating our children to pit- falls that await them. We do not know when horror will occur, one should comprehend, violence and crime is part of American society, it’s not going away. If we all work together, partner a proactive approach, who mission is to produce a better community, safer if you will we can curtail some of these acts of violence. Thanks for stopping by and continue good health.
- For Sandy Hook’s sake: learning from the tragedy of Newtown | Michael Williams (guardian.co.uk)
- On Newtown and Gun Control: The Difficult Response (nationalreview.com)
- Newtown shooting: when it comes to guns and violence, America is like a failed state | Observer editorial (guardian.co.uk)
The violent traumatic event that took place today in Newtown Connecticut is indeed painful for all Americans. I think we can all agree all violent shootings are heart-felt. These Americans civil rights were grossly violated. Now the discussion, was this the action of a crazy man? How did a mental ill person get so many guns? All this conversation today and the investigation has just started, there are no real facts other than twenty seven Americans were killed in the AM. Custodial interrogation of the suspect brother and friends has produced little information referring today attack . So why the discussion is he crazy, or mentally ill. The elements of this crime reads like a problematic person who had lost all hope,wanting to show his pain undertaking a planned attack bringing pain to others. It can be said that a person who kills children is insane. However he may not be clinically insane, there is evil in this world, believe it or not. We as a society must address issues as fact not emotion. America is not going to surrender the right to bare arms no one could have predict the Newtown Shooting. Guns don’t kill people,people kill people. Most people who kill people are not crazy or insane. Crime, emotional incidents, are the real killers, not guns. If there were no guns in the street people still would be killing one another, its world history. Americans who get behavioral health counsel are not killers. Like anyone else in this country they can kill, more often they do not. One reason is they are seeking help to control their emotion, impulsive action. Ninety eight percent of people with behavioral health disorders are not people who take guns and assault members of the greater community. Lets get our facts right before we start the discussion.
Last week people gathered together on street corners in New York City to protest the many gun attacks taking place. This is the type of proactive activity we are promoting. We must make change happen, our Blog is not about Black or White People. It’s about using the rights won by world wars and civil actions. Please comment and link with your friends and co-workers. Thanks for stopping by and continued good luck.
The family of CBS News has lost a Icon I lost a Champion of the people. That is how the population that I advocate for saw Mr. Wallace. Some years ago during an interview Mr. Wallace made public he had a mental health disorder. Which one is not important, the fact he was a consumer is all one need to know, a code word professional use to maintain confidentiality. Mr. Wallace became a personal friend when he stood up to a direct attack by New York City TLC Police officer. Mr Wallace vehicle was stop on New York city streets and an interaction took place. Mr Wallace being Mr. Wallace was out spoken and forth right in his response to the incident. Shortly after Mike was arrested and booked for a criminal offense.
I met Mr. Wallace during New York Press club gatherings. We discuss advocating for hidden disability in” The New Civil Rights Era” and found it’s a up hill battle. Big business and government see hidden disability complaints as part of doing business. “Just send them to legal find a remedy life goes on. No real effort to prevent such actions from taking place in real-time is taken. An apathetic approach, some firms have insurance to cover such complaints. While employed you have the right not to discuss any hidden disability. While at work if a conditions develop on their time, management tends to feel they been taken advantage of and go on the attack mode. Now that Mr. Wallace is gone all concern parties must turn up the volume and work for a better tomorrow. RIP my friend and thanks.