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Feeling the Bern

(3,839 posts)
Sat Nov 28, 2015, 11:11 PM Nov 2015

And then there is this asshole: GOP Senator Calls Veteran’s Care ‘Entitlement’ We ‘Can’t Afford'


GOP Senator Calls Veteran’s Care ‘Entitlement’ We ‘Can’t Afford’
Author: Ryan Denson June 14, 2014 1:10 am
The next time any Republican accuses President Obama or the Democrats of not supporting our veterans, please point them in the direction of Republican senator Jeff Sessions from Alabama who, along with only two other Senators – both Republican – voted against the bi-partisan veterans bill which aimed to ease the healthcare delays for veterans by giving them more access to private care and allowing the Department of Veterans Affairs the funds to open more clinics and hire more medical staff. It passed the House of Representatives unanimously.

But Sessions wasn’t feeling that bi-partisan “support the troops” facade that the GOP loves to paint:

“I feel strongly we’ve got to do the right thing for our veterans. But I don’t think we should create a blank check, an unlimited entitlement program, now.”

This, coming from the party who charged America 24 billion dollars for an immigrant to read Green Eggs and Ham on the Senate floor.

More turds of wisdom from the Alabama Asshole.


Any active duty or veteran soldier that votes Republican deserves to get shit on when they open their mouths about voting for shooting themselves in the foot. How can you vote for people who use you to shoot up their contributor's bottom lines on your blood, then tell you to fuck off after you come back broken, asking for the benefits and services promised to you when you enlisted?

Oh, I know why. . .because Democrats are pussies, right?
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And then there is this asshole: GOP Senator Calls Veteran’s Care ‘Entitlement’ We ‘Can’t Afford' (Original Post) Feeling the Bern Nov 2015 OP
The GOP has twisted what the word "Entitlement" means ThoughtCriminal Nov 2015 #1
You got that right! AwakeAtLast Nov 2015 #20
If you can't afford your soldiers you can't afford to go to war. Downwinder Nov 2015 #2
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions is the biggest scumbag in the Senate ProudToBeBlueInRhody Nov 2015 #3
He's in the running, but there are so many to choose from. Feeling the Bern Nov 2015 #4
I've had my eye on Sessions for years ProudToBeBlueInRhody Nov 2015 #7
Indeed. nt 2naSalit Nov 2015 #8
Inhoff Egnever Nov 2015 #21
They can afford to kill and maim them but not afford the aftermath. valerief Nov 2015 #5
Argghhh! This shit angers me beyond beleif! smirkymonkey Nov 2015 #16
Paging Senator Sanders. Paging Senator Sanders Floyd Steinberg Nov 2015 #6
Fuck that Keebler Elf looking piece of shit! nt Guy Whitey Corngood Nov 2015 #9
I was thinking Henry Gibson MisterP Nov 2015 #11
I am starting to think the only people with an unlimted entitlement program are congresscritters. Rex Nov 2015 #10
Jeff Sessions is a total and complete azzhole. Hepburn Nov 2015 #12
Why dpes the GOP hate American soldiers and their families? nt TeamPooka Nov 2015 #13
Let's talk about this whole "entitlement" thing jmowreader Nov 2015 #14
Ron "Sunspot" Johnson, who uses prison labor at his PACUR factory, said the same thing ... Scuba Nov 2015 #15
They are only "entitlements" when the money goes to people who smirkymonkey Nov 2015 #17
Sessions can go fornicate himself. hobbit709 Nov 2015 #18
If we were a real political party, we'd own the veteran vote. phantom power Nov 2015 #19
Fuck you Alabama edhopper Nov 2015 #22

ThoughtCriminal

(13,956 posts)
1. The GOP has twisted what the word "Entitlement" means
Sat Nov 28, 2015, 11:23 PM
Nov 2015

It's not the "self-entitled" jerk who cuts in line at the store. It's something that is earned.

 

Feeling the Bern

(3,839 posts)
4. He's in the running, but there are so many to choose from.
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 12:34 AM
Nov 2015

Cruz, Paul, Sessions, DiFi (the useless DINO).

My vote would be "Uncle Tom" Tim Scott. As odious as Clarence Thomas.

ProudToBeBlueInRhody

(16,399 posts)
7. I've had my eye on Sessions for years
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 12:39 AM
Nov 2015

Tried to make himself a star during the Clinton impeachment/coup d'etat

There is no way that fuck doesn't have a white hood in his closet.

 

Egnever

(21,506 posts)
21. Inhoff
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 09:06 PM
Nov 2015

How can you forget Mr snowball. He and sessions are my top two of complete idiot asshat senators.

valerief

(53,235 posts)
5. They can afford to kill and maim them but not afford the aftermath.
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 12:34 AM
Nov 2015

"Hey, we've got ours, so what do we care about the peons?"

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
16. Argghhh! This shit angers me beyond beleif!
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 07:05 AM
Nov 2015

Always plenty of money for war, but never enough for veterans. It just outrages me.

 

Floyd Steinberg

(64 posts)
6. Paging Senator Sanders. Paging Senator Sanders
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 12:38 AM
Nov 2015

I think Senator Sanders should give that Alabama asshole a good tongue lashing that he will never forget.

I would recommend that Senate throw that Alabama asshole out.

 

Rex

(65,616 posts)
10. I am starting to think the only people with an unlimted entitlement program are congresscritters.
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 12:51 AM
Nov 2015

And their rich paymasters.

Hepburn

(21,054 posts)
12. Jeff Sessions is a total and complete azzhole.
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 02:04 AM
Nov 2015

What gives with this latest bull crap from him. Medical benefits for military service an entitlement? Okay, Jeffie...then so is your government paid health insurance for your service in the senate. How does that grab you?

jmowreader

(50,356 posts)
14. Let's talk about this whole "entitlement" thing
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 05:55 AM
Nov 2015

My view is, the soldiers who got Blown To Fuck in those wars YOU, Mr. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, absolutely HAD to have are entitled to every damn thing they need to live a halfway decent life, and YOU, Mr. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, need to start writing a tax increase if you don't think we can afford it.

Oh...that war against ISIS that you absolutely HAVE to have? If you don't want to support the blown-to-fuck soldiers you've already got, you don't get to start any more wars.

 

Scuba

(53,475 posts)
15. Ron "Sunspot" Johnson, who uses prison labor at his PACUR factory, said the same thing ...
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 06:05 AM
Nov 2015

... while at the same time pushing for more war.


I can't believe my once-blue state elected this flaming asshole to the US Senate.

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
17. They are only "entitlements" when the money goes to people who
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 07:09 AM
Nov 2015

actually deserve it. What is it called when taxpayer dollars go to bail out large banks and corporations?

phantom power

(25,966 posts)
19. If we were a real political party, we'd own the veteran vote.
Sun Nov 29, 2015, 11:08 AM
Nov 2015

And the black vote. And the immigrant vote. And the women vote. And the working class vote...

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