Tag Archives: Government

For veterans working in US federal prisons, PTSD and government shutdown could be deadly

“In my first deployment, we lost 19 guys, including five of my closest friends,” Sam said. “My company commander was killed in an IED attack. In my second deployment, I lost one of my soldiers to a vehicle [attack], and then a week after we returned home, one of my soldiers committed suicide.” In his… Read More »

Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may even offer some lessons… Read More »