Major Solheim is still on active duty and participated with President George W. Bush in a bicycle marathon this weekend.<quoted text>All thanks to the Obama Administration. Republicans argued to slash funding to help American war veterans. In fact, republicans betrayed all of our U S veterans by defeating President Obama's Veterans with Disabilities Act."Forty Republican members of the United States Senate betrayed veterans today when they decided that denying President Obama a victory was more important than spending $1 billion to create jobs for vets.
The Veterans Job Corps Act of 2012 would have spent $1 billion over five years to put veterans to work tending to federal lands, and in the nation’s police and fire departments. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) based her plan of FDR’s Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), but Republicans opposed the bill because they said there is no proof that it would work.
Republican Sen. Tom Coburn claimed that there is no evidence that jobs for vets will work,“What we have is a bill that’s brought to the floor that has good intentions behind but shows the absolute laziness of congress in terms of really digging things out. issued their duplication report on the job training programs for veterans, four of them do exactly the same thing. None of them have a metric. So we don’t know if they’re working, and we haven’t held a hearing to find out if they’re working. But what are we doing?”
It doesn’t matter to most Senate Republicans that the CCC put 2.5 million people to work. When confronted with an actual jobs program for America’s vets, including the 220,000 who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, the majority of Republicans claimed the plan, which was already offset, was too expensive. " Check this out: http://www.politicususa.com/meet-40-senate-re...
Unlike Obama who uses troops as lawn jockeys and stage props, President George W. Bush bonds strongly with the soldiers.
Class versus trash.