Dr. James Veltmeyer's Blog

Read Dr. Veltmeyer's take on timely issues impacting our country.

Dr. Veltmeyer cares about the issues that you care about. From health care to immigration and from homelessness to foreign policy, it's important to get a clear picture of where a candidate stands on these and other issues. These blog articles provide insight into the changes Dr. Veltmeyer will work to effect when he is elected. 

Overcoming the Tragedy of Homelessness

As a nation, as a state, as a city, let’s resolve to be our brother’s keeper.

January 15, 2018
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Dr. James Veltmeyer

Homelessness seems to be one of those perennially intractable problems facing many communities in America today, especially our larger cities with generous taxpayer-funded social safety nets. In fact,...

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Waste in Health Care System Demands Reform

A large part of the waste in the “Health Care Swamp” can be attributed to our health insurance companies and our hospitals.

December 18, 2017
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Dr. James Veltmeyer

$750 billion is a huge amount of money. Taking it in perspective, it is more than the United States spends every year on the military. It is about as much as the entire federal government spent in Ron...

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Toward A New Realism In Foreign Policy

We need a foreign policy based on enlightened realism and the national interest, not high-sounding campaign rhetoric.

November 29, 2017
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Dr. James Veltmeyer
Since the end of the Cold War in the early 1990s, America’s foreign policy lost the unifying theme and focus which had guided it since the end of World War II...Read More >