Mark Rogers
11/25/14

I haven't participated in Thanksgiving for many years now. It is hard to celebrate the holiday when you know that it was created to commemorate the massacre of Indian people....

Mark Rogers
11/5/14

When people mention Long Island in New York, the image that most people get is what pop culture has had to offer. To most people, it is an island and serves as the retreat of the famous and wealthy who want to stay close to New York City....

Mark Rogers
10/21/14

I have been spending less time with my writing as of late as I have been prepping for a second round with the Veteran's Administration....

Mark Rogers
9/19/14

I intended to take a hiatus from writing for a while to deal with personal issues, but a YouTuber named Ami Pacheco inspired me to write again. You can see his thought provoking video here....

Mark Rogers
8/20/14

I wake up panting and sweating from every pore. My body is a twitching mass of pain, as usual, and today is a 7 out of 10 day. My normal level is a 4 or 5, just a dull whole body ache that I can work through....

Mark Rogers
8/15/14

I love music to the point that I taught myself to play some guitar so I could understand how it's created. I guess being the child of a former singer and a former musician has created this hunger for music of any form....

Mark Rogers
8/5/14

The proposed bipartisan deal to allocate $17 billion  to the VA to address patient access is a good start. I have to acknowledge the work of Senator Sanders and Representative Miller to bring a solution from a severely divided Congress....

Mark Rogers
7/24/14

This is the working mantra of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). After reading the latest report from the Office of the Inspector General, this is made blatantly clear....

Mark Rogers
7/21/14

I got a lot of feedback, directly and indirectly, negative and positive, as a result of my first submission to ICTMN, "Everyone Wants to Be an Indian, But No One Wants to ...

Mark Rogers
7/3/14

The title is paraphrased from a comic bit from the legendary Paul Mooney....