Vets: Still a national priority

Although it has taken far too long, it appears that the U.S. government is finally beginning to get serious about its treatment of military veterans. Full Story

Kannapolis, NC

#1 Aug 12, 2012
Huh? National Priority? "Although it has taken far too long, it appears that the U.S. government is finally beginning to get serious about its treatment of military veterans." You and the rest of us are the Government, and the only branch doing what they can, they don't make policy, are this executive administration and have been since before day one as to the military their families and veterans!!
The new 'magnetic ribbons', the 'parades' and 'welcome home celebrations', with no demand for sacrifice get same results, but 'parades' only last a few hours on one day! Think 'Desert Storm' and 'Gulf War Syndrome', Ignored till the last couple of years, finally, after the 'Parades'! Have the 'Welcome Home Parades' but at each the one word that should be spoke and on the minds of All,'Sacrifice', Demand It, You Owe It!
No Revenues {nor private capital economic investments, free market capitalism}= No Sacrifice = No Support = DeJa-Vu all over again!. Now a decade and counting, told to go shopping, added to the previous decades of under funding the VA, while the peoples reps Still try and lay blame on the Agency, after rubber stamping wars and costs of and those represented cheer on these wars!

While the wealthy and other investors garner their booty, still, from both and many have the chutz┬Ěpa to call themselves more patriotic{?} then others wrapped in those false flags, using false slogans and various cheap symbols of and then seek one day events or parades to wave all that patriotism, call it "Supporting the Troops", then go home and either ignore or forget about those that actually sacrificed for the country!

USN '67-'71 All Shore GMG3 Vietnam In Country '70-'71

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