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Obama should apologize to vets for treating them like garbage

This Memorial Day, Barack Obama and members of Congress will honor our veterans by wearing ribbons and laying wreaths, but what they should really do is apologize to the entire nation for treating them like human trash for the past five years.  You see, the truth is that this VA scandal is nothing new.  The problems at the VA hospitals have been documented over and over again for years.  When Barack Obama was a U.S. senator, he served on the Veterans Affairs Committee.  So as he entered the White House, he was supposed to be an expert in this area.  And back in 2008, he pledged to "make the VA a leader of national health care reform so that veterans get the best care possible".  But of course that never happened.  And now Obama is claiming that he only learned of the "secret waiting lists" at VA hospitals by "watching television", and his staff says that he is "madder than hell" about it.  So now that he has been publicly shamed, will Obama actually do something about it?  Because our military veterans deserve far better care than what they have been getting.o
Mortimer Snerd June 09, 2014 at 09:43 AM
Paul Ryan and his Tea Party cut the budget for veterans, and for embassy security (including Benghazi), and they hope to cut Social Security, Medicare and health care soon. Christie agrees, so he can get nominated.
jerseytomato June 11, 2014 at 09:34 AM
Mortie - you are sooo full of it. Our very own Senator Menendez voted for cutting vets benefits. Nice try.

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