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Senators slam plan for wounded vets to use private insurance

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Revmitchell, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki confirmed Tuesday that the Obama administration is considering a controversial plan to make veterans pay for treatment of service-related injuries with private insurance.


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  2. LeBuick

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    I was going to ask for a link to the specific wording since it is hard to believe the Gov won't pick up the tab for injuries suffered in combat. Then I read this paragraph which better explained, this is just more scary rumors of what might happen and is not anything the administration has publicly said... I see...

     
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    Service connected injuries are not limited to combat only. I have a service connected disability, even though I never served one day in combat.
     
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    Good point, I gladly stand corrected... :thumbsup:
     
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    Not a correction, just a clarification:type:
     
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    After the war ended in Viet Nam the majority of Americans stood silent while the men in service were spit on and humiliated by the radical left. I hope we do not allow that to happen again. I heard one Viet Nam veteran say last week on TV that the trauma of homecoming was almost as bad as combat.

    It is worth noting that a lot of that radical left are now teaching on our college campuses and are in government bureaucracy.
     
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