Why Does The U.S. Government Treat Military Veterans Like Human Garbage?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by poncho, Aug 31, 2012.

  1. poncho

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    The way that the U.S. government treats military veterans is absolutely disgraceful. Men and women that have given everything for this nation are literally being treated like human garbage by their own government. After watching how vets are treated, it is absolutely amazing that anyone is still volunteering to be a part of the military. We pay those in the military like crap, we keep sending our best soldiers back to Afghanistan and Iraq again and again, we don't equip them properly, military suicides are at a record pace, hundreds of thousands of applications for veteran benefits are hopelessly backlogged, homelessness and unemployment among vets is much higher than for the general population, the condition of most VA hospitals is an absolute disgrace, and to top everything off now the Obama administration has started labeling military veterans as "potential terrorists". What you are about to read should make you very angry. The abuse, neglect and outright disrespect that military vets receive from their own government is absolutely shocking. We owe these men and women a great debt for the service that they have performed for our nation, but instead the federal government kicks them to the curb and treats them with no honor whatsoever. The way a nation treats military vets says a lot about the character of that nation, and right now the way that America treats veterans says that we have the character of a steaming pile of manure.

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  2. billwald

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    No one cares since the draft was ended. I have not had a relative in a combat zone since Korea. Your grand kids want to kill people and break things for Big Oil, its a free country. Sort of.
     
  3. Zaac

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    Was just talking to a friend yesterday about this. He got injured in Afghanistan. It seems like these guys have such a hard time getting care or that GI Bill that they like to use to get folks to sign up.

    It's embarrassing.
     
  4. LadyEagle

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    Blame Obama. He's the CIC. But what do you expect from a CIC who sends a form letter with an electronic signature to the family of those KIA.
     

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