THE IRONY OF SUCCESS
 

 

The Cornell Daily Sun publishes story on '07 graduate David Eisler who is blogging from Afghanistan
 

 

Afghanistan’s “Loss” of $900 Million
 

Kabul Bank, Afghanistan’s largest bank, may have “lost” up to $900 million, through fraud and mismanagement. Though the Afghan government vows to keep the bank afloat, the money to do that will have to be drawn from an already strained budget. Officials fear that word of the magnitude of this loss could start a run on all banks, solvent or not. Such a run would destroy the banking system of the country and cause Western investors to question the wisdom of pouring in more money.

 

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Bachmann Plan Would Cut Veterans Benefits
 
 

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PTSD
 
 

CAREER COUNSELING
 

A wide range of services and benefits are available to help veteran-eligible military members who leave the service after retirement or after their military obligations have been met. This is part of what you earn when you serve your country.

 

VETERANS
 

What is a "veteran?" One would think that would be an easy question to answer. In the millions of laws passed over two centuries by Congress, you would think that at least one of them would define the term "military veteran."

Most dictionaries define "veteran" as (1) A person who has served in the armed forces, or (2) An old soldier who has seen long service.

Using the dictionary definition, one would be a military veteran with just one day of military service, even with a dishonorable discharge.

I like the following definition, which was once penned by an unknown author: