Tuesday, November 11, 2008

GOP: No Friend of the Enlisted Man

If there was ever a palpable example of the failed Republican/conservative philosophy of “sink or swim” it’s the 200,000 homeless veterans in the US. That these soldiers upon their return encountered rough times physically, mentally, and/or financially is understandable. That it eventually led men and women who risked their lives for their country to live on the streets is inexcusable.

And the condition of the VA hospitals? Let's not even...

How 'bout support for the new GI bill, drafted by decorated Vietnam vet Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA)? It passed with 75 votes, but guess from what party 22 of the dissenting votes came from?

You betcha.

We'd like to wish a safe and happy Veteran's Day to all who have sacrificed mind and body and are still with us.

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